| Season , Episode |
# overall in Series
|Original air date||November 14, 1977|
|Written by||Don Balluck|
|Directed by||Michael Landon|
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When the Garvey's barn burns down, Alice takes a job at the post office. Jonathan believes that it's a man's job to support the family and is outraged. In result, Alice and Jonathan attempt to resolve their issues by getting a divorce.
- Michael Landon: Charles Ingalls
- Karen Grassle: Caroline Ingalls
- Melissa Sue Anderson: Mary Ingalls
- Melissa Gilbert: Laura Ingalls
- Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush: Carrie Ingalls
- Jeffrey: Bandit
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