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Original air date November 29, 1976
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Written by Robert Vincent Wright
Directed by William F. Claxton
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Laura goes to work for a farmer to earn some extra money, but chooses the farmer's billy goat instead. The goat, whose name is Fred, quickly wreaks havoc on Walnut Grove, doing everything from eating the Ingalls' crops to butting Reverend Alden in the back. Charles soon makes Laura get rid of the goat.


Cast Member

Character Portrayed
Michael Landon Charles Ingalls
Karen Grassle Caroline Ingalls
Melissa Sue Anderson Mary Ingalls
Melissa Gilbert Laura Ingalls
Lindsay Greenbush Carrie Ingalls
Sidney Greenbush Carrie Ingalls
Barney Jack

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