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"Back to School (Part 1)"
Season 6, Episode 1
#116 overall in Series
Network/Country: NBC-TV
Original air date September 17, 1979
Production code 6001 / 601
Episode Guide
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Written by Michael Landon
Directed by Michael Landon
Guest starring: Dan McBride
David Murdock
Sunshine Parker
Rod McGaughy
Maggie Munro
Episode Chronology
Previous episode:
"The Odyssey"
(Season 5 finale)
Next episode:
"Back to School (Part 2)"

"Back to School (Part 1)" was the first part of two-episode story arc which opened Season 6 of Little House on the Prairie; it was also the 114th overall episode in the series. Both written and directed by Michael Landon, the episode first aired on NBC-TV on September 17, 1979.

Plot summary[]

A new school year begins with a brand-new teacher, and Laura meets Almanzo Wilder, who would become her husband. Nellie and her mother also have their eye on the handsome young farmer as a suiter for Nellie and believe that Nellie's new restaurant and hotel will attract his attention. Nellie proves to be less than competent at hospitality.



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