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Season 3, Episode 11
#57 overall in Series
Series: Little House on the Prairie
Network/Country: NBC
Original air date December 27, 1976
Production code 3013
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Written by Paul W. Cooper
Directed by William F. Claxton
Episode Chronology
Previous episode:
"The Hunters"
Next episode:
"I'll Ride the Wind"


In the series second Christmas episode, Miss Beadle dismisses school early on Christmas Eve, unaware that the light, uneventful snowfall is about to quickly become a monster blizzard. Also, Carrie had visited the school for Christmas Eve.

The children become stranded halfway home, leading the fathers of Hero Township to brave the worsening weather conditions to find them and lead them back to the schoolhouse.



Supporting Cast

Guest Stars

  • John Carter as Ted McGinnis
  • Luana Anders as Lottie McGinnis
  • Johnny Timko as Henry McGinnis
  • Don Dubbins as Jim Bowers
  • Helen Stenborg as Betty Bowers
  • Christopher Page as Joey Bowers
  • Robert Gibbons as Mason
  • Aaron Fletcher as Peetrie

Uncredited Supporting Cast

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