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This page is a complete list of episodes for the NBC Little House on the Prairie television series.

"Little House - The Pilot" Movie (1974)

Pilot Movie
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
0 N/A Pilot
movie
Little House on the Prairie: The Pilot Blanche Hanalis Michael Landon March 30, 1974 N/A

Season 1 (1974–75)

Season 1 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
1 1 "A Harvest of Friends" Michael Landon John Hawkins
Teleplay by : John Hawkins & William Putman
September 11, 1974 1002
2 2 "Country Girls" William F. Claxton Juanita Bartlett September 18, 1974 1001
3 3 "100 Mile Walk" William F. Claxton Ward Hawkins September 25, 1974 1003
4 4 "Mr. Edwards' Homecoming" Michael Landon Joel Murcott October 2, 1974 1004
5 5 "The Love of Johnny Johnson" William F. Claxton Gerry Day October 9, 1974 1005
6 6 "If I Should Wake Before I Die" Victor French Harold Swanton October 23, 1974 1006
7 7 "Town Party, Country Party" Alf Kjellin Juanita Bartlett October 30, 1974 1007
8 8 "Ma's Holiday" Leo Penn Dale Eunson November 6, 1974 1010
9 9 "School Mom" William F. Claxton Jean Rouverol
Teleplay by : Ward Hawkins
November 13, 1974 1011
10 10 "The Raccoon" William F. Claxton Joseph Bonaduce November 20, 1974 1013
11 11 "The Voice of Tinker Jones" Leo Penn Tony Kayden & Michael Russnow December 4, 1974 1012
12 12 "The Award" William F. Claxton Michael Landon December 11, 1974 1014
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"The Lord is My Shepherd (Part 1)"
"The Lord is My Shepherd (Part 2)"
Michael Landon Michael Landon December 18, 1974 1008
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15 15 "Christmas at Plum Creek" William F. Claxton Arthur Heinemann December 25, 1974 1015
16 16 "Family Quarrel" William F. Claxton Ward Hawkins January 8, 1975 1016
17 17 "Doctor's Lady" Lewis Allen Story by : Arthur Heinemann and Ann Beckett
Teleplay by : Arthur Heinemann
January 15, 1975 1017
18 18 "Plague" William F. Claxton Story by : William Keys & Michael Landon
Teleplay by : Michael Landon
January 29, 1975 1018
19 19 Circus Man Victor French Story by : Preston Wood and Ward Hawkins
Teleplay by : Ward Hawkins
February 5, 1975 1019
20 20 "Child of Pain" Victor French John Meston February 12, 1975 1020
21 21 "Money Crop" Leo Penn Story by : John Meston
Teleplay by : Ward Hawkins
February 19, 1975 1021
22 22 "Survival" Story by : John Hawkins and Preston Wood
Teleplay by : John Hawkins
William F. Claxton February 26, 1975 1022
23 23 "To See the World" Michael Landon Gerry Day March 5, 1975 1023
24 24 "Founder's Day" William F. Claxton Story by : Byron Twiggs and Ward Hawkins
Teleplay by : Ward Hawkins and John Hawkins
May 7, 1975 1024

Season 2 (1975–76)

Season 2 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
25 1 "The Richest Man in Walnut Grove" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 10, 1975 2001
26 2 "Four Eyes" William F. Claxton B.W. Sandefur September 17, 1975 2002
27 3 "Ebenezer Sprague" Victor French Story by : Ray Goldrup
Teleplay by : Ray Goldrup, John Hawkins & B. W. Sandefur
September 24, 1975 2003
28 4 "In the Big Inning" William F. Claxton B.W. Sandefur October 1, 1975 2008
29 5 "Haunted House" William F. Claxton Joseph Bonaduce
Teleplay by : Gerry Day
October 8, 1975 2006
30 6 "The Spring Dance" William F. Claxton Gerry Day October 29, 1975 2004
31 7 "Remember Me (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon November 5, 1975 2009
32 8 "Remember Me (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon November 12, 1975 2010
33 9 "The Campout" Gerry Day William F. Claxton November 19, 1975 2006
34 10 "At the End of the Rainbow" Michael Landon Arthur Heinemann December 10, 1975 2005
35 11 "The Gift" William F. Claxton Rocci Chatfield December 17, 1975 2013
36 12 "His Father's Son" Michael Landon Michael Landon January 7, 1976 2015
37 13 "The Talking Machine" Victor French Harold Swanton January 14, 1976 2012
38 14 "The Pride of Walnut Grove" William F. Claxton Arthur Heinemann January 28, 1976 2014
39 15 "A Matter of Faith" William F. Claxton B.W. Sandefur February 4, 1976 2011
40 16 "The Runaway Caboose" William F. Claxton Story by : Ernie Durham
Teleplay by : John Hawkins and Ernie Durham
February 11, 1976 2016
41 17 "Troublemaker" Victor French John Hawkins February 25, 1976 2019
42 18 "The Long Road Home" Michael Landon John Hawkins March 3, 1976 2017
43 19 "For My Lady" William F. Claxton B.W. Sandefur March 10, 1976 2020
44 20 "Centennial" William F. Claxton John Hawkins March 17, 1976 2018
45 21 "Soldier's Return" William F. Claxton B.W. Sandefur March 24, 1976 2022
46 22 "Going Home" Michael Landon Michael Landon March 31, 1976 2021

Season 3 (1976–77)

Season 3 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
47 1 "The Collection" Michael Landon Arthur Heinemann September 27, 1976 3008
48 2 "Bunny" Michael Landon Michael Landon October 4, 1976 3001
49 3 "The Race" William F. Claxton John V. Hanrahan October 11, 1976 3005
50 4 "Little Girl Lost" Michael Landon Paul W. Cooper October 18, 1976 3006
51 5 "The Monster of Walnut Grove" William F. Claxton John Hawkins November 1, 1976 3007
52 6 "Journey in the Spring (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon November 15, 1976 3011
53 7 "Journey in the Spring (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon November 22, 1976 3012
54 8 "Fred" William F. Claxton Robert Vincent Wright November 29, 1976 3002
55 9 "The Bully Boys" Victor French B.W. Sandefur December 6, 1976 3009
56 10 "The Hunters" Michael Landon Harold Swanton December 20, 1976 3003
57 11 "Blizzard" William F. Claxton Paul W. Cooper December 27, 1976 3013
58 12 "I'll Ride the Wind" William F. Claxton Paul W. Cooper January 10, 1977 3010
59 13 "Quarantine" Victor French John Hawkins January 17, 1977 3015
60 14 "Little Women" William F. Claxton Dale Eunson January 24, 1977 3014
61 15 "Injun Kid" Victor French Arthur Heinemann January 31, 1977 3004
62 16 "To Live With Fear (Part 1)" William F. Claxton B.W. Sandefur February 11, 1976 3016
63 17 "To Live With Fear (Part 2)" William F. Claxton John Hawkins February 21, 1977 3017
64 18 "The Wisdom of Solomon" William F. Claxton Scott Swanton March 7, 1977 3019
65 19 "The Music Box" Michael Landon Robert Janes March 14, 1977 3020
66 20 "The Election" Victor French B.W. Sandefur March 21, 1977 3018
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"Gold Country (Part 1)"
"Gold Country (Part 2)"
William F. Claxton John Hawkins & B.W. Sandefur April 4, 1977 3021
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Season 4 (1977–78)

Season 4 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
69 1 "Castoffs" Michael Landon Tony Kayden September 12, 1977 4003
70 2 "Times of Change" William F. Claxton Carole & Michael Rasche1la October 19, 1977 4002
71 3 "My Ellen" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 26, 1977 4007
72 4 "The Handyman" William F. Claxton Arthur Heinemann October 3, 1977 4004
73 5 "The Wolves" Michael Landon Lawrence M. Konner October 17, 1977 4005
74 6 "The Creeper of Walnut Grove" William F. Claxton John T. Dugan October 24, 1977 4006
75 7 "To Run and Hide" Michael Landon John T. Dugan October 31, 1977 4001
76 8 "The Aftermath" William F. Claxton Don Balluck November 7, 1977 4008
77 9 "The High Cost of Being Right" Michael Landon Don Balluck November 14, 1977 4009
78 10 "The Fighter" Michael Landon Lawrence Konner November 21, 1977 4011
79 11 "Meet Me at the Fair" William F. Claxton Bradley Berwick, Ray Berwick & Arthur Heinemann November 28, 1977 4012
80 12 "Here Comes the Brides" William F. Claxton John T. Dugan & Robert F. Metzler December 5, 1977 4010
81 13 "Freedom Flight" Michael Landon Ron Chiniquy & Richalene Kelsay December 12, 1977 4013
82 14 "The Rivals" William F. Claxton Hindi Brooks January 9, 1978 4014
83 15 "Whisper Country" Michael Landon John Hawkins January 16, 1978 4015
84 16 "I Remember, I Remember" William F. Claxton Arthur Heinemann January 23, 1978 4016
85 17 "Be My Friend" Michael Landon Michael Landon January 30, 1978 4017
86 18 "The Inheritance" William F. Claxton Arthur Heinemann February 6, 1978 4018
87 19 "The Stranger" Michael Landon Arthur Heinemann February 13, 1978 4019
88 20 "A Most Precious Gift" Michael Landon Carole Raschella & Michael Raschella February 27, 1978 4020
89 21 "I'll Be Waving As You Drive Away (Part 1)" William F. Claxton Carole Raschella & Michael Raschella March 6, 1978 4021
90 22 "I'll Be Waving As You Drive Away (Part 2)" William F. Claxton Carole Raschella & Michael Raschella March 13, 1978 4022

Season 5 (1978–79)

Season 5 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
91 1 "As Long As We're Together (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 11, 1978 5001
92 2 "As Long As We're Together (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 18, 1978 5002
93 3 "The Winoka Warriors" John T. Dugan William F. Claxton September 25, 1978 5003
94 4 "The Man Inside" Michael Landon Michael Landon October 2, 1978 5004
95 5 "There's No Place Like Home (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon October 9, 1978 5007
96 6 "There's No Place Like Home (Part 2)" Michael Landon William F. Claxton October 16, 1978 5008
97 7 "Fagin" Carole Raschella & Michael Raschella Michael Landon October 23, 1978 5010
98 8 "Harriet's Happenings" John T. Dugan William F. Claxton October 30, 1978 5009
99 9 "The Wedding" Arthur Heinemann Michael Landon November 6, 1978 5013
100 10 "Men Will Be Boys" Arthur Heinemann William F. Claxton November 13, 1978 5005
101 11 "The Cheaters" Don Balluck William F. Claxton November 20, 1978 5014
102 12 "Blind Journey (Part 1)" Teleplay by: John T. Dugan
Story by: Carole & Michael Raschella & John T. Dugan
William F. Claxton November 27, 1978 5011
103 13 "Blind Journey (Part 2)" Teleplay by: John T. Dugan
Story by: Carole & Michael Raschella & John T. Dugan
William F. Claxton December 4, 1978 5012
104 14 "The Godsister" Don Balluck Michael Landon December 18, 1978 5006
105 15 "The Craftsman" Paul Wolff Michael Landon January 8, 1979 5018
106 16 "Blind Man's Bluff" Arthur Heinemann William F. Claxton January 15, 1979 5016
107 17 "Dance With Me" Paul Wolff Michael Landon January 22, 1979 5015
108 18 "The Sound of Children" Carole & Michael Raschella William F. Claxton February 5, 1979 5019
109 19 "The Lake Kezia Monster" John T. Dugan Michael Landon February 12, 1979 5020
110 20 "Barn Burner" Don Balluck Michael Landon February 19, 1979 5021
111 21 "The Enchanted Cottage" Don Balluck William F. Claxton February 26, 1979 5022
112 22 "Someone Please Love Me" Michael Landon William F. Claxton March 5, 1979 5017
113 23 "Mortal Mission" John T. Dugan William F. Claxton March 12, 1979 5023
114 24 "The Odyssey Carole & Michael Raschella Michael Landon March 19, 1979 5024

Season 6 (1979–80)

Season 6 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
115 1 "*Back to School (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 17, 1979 6001
116 2 "Back to School (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 24, 1979 6002
117 3 "The Family Tree" Vince Gutierrez William F. Claxton October 1, 1979 6006
118 4 "The Third Miracle" Kenneth Hunter Michael Landon October 8, 1979 6005
119 5 "Annabelle" Del Reisman William F. Claxton October 15, 1979 6003
120 6 "The Preacher Takes A Wife" Story by: John T. Dugan
Teleplay by: Blanche Hanalis
Maury Dexter October 22, 1979 6007
121 7 "The Halloween Dream" Michael Landon Michael Landon October 29, 1979 6011
122 8 "The Return of Mr. Edwards" Arthur Heinemann Michael Landon November 5, 1979 6004
123' 9 "The King is Dead" Michael Landon Michael Landon November 12, 1979 6010
N/A (Special) Special #1 "The Little House Years" None credited None credited Novmber 15, 1979 6680
124 10 "The Faith Healer" Don Balluck Maury Dexter November 19, 1979 6009
125 11 "Author, Author" Carole Raschella & Michael Raschella William F. Claxton November 26, 1979 6013
126 12 "Crossed Connections" Don Balluck Michael Landon December 10, 1979 6008
127 13 "The Angry Heart" Del Reisman William F. Claxton December 17, 1979 6012
128 14 "The Werewolf of Walnut Grove" John T. Dugan William F. Claxton January 7, 1980 6014
129 15 "What Ever Happened to the Class of '56?" John T. Dugan Michael Landon January 14, 1980 6015
130 16 "Darkness is My Friend" Vince R. Gutierrez Michael Landon January 21, 1980 6016
131 17 "Silent Promises" Carole & Michael Raschella Maury Dexter January 28, 1980 6017
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"May We Make Them Proud (Part 1)"
*"May We Make Them Proud (Part 2)"
Michael Landon Michael Landon February 4, 1980 6018
6019
134 20 "Wilder And Wilder" John T. Dugan Maury Dexter February 11, 1980 6020
135 21 "Second Spring" John T. Dugan William F. Claxton February 18, 1980 6021
136 22 "Sweet Sixteen" John T. Dugan Michael Landon February 25, 1980 6022
137 23 "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon May 5, 1980 6023
138 24 "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon May 12, 1980 6024

Season 7 (1980–81)

Season 7 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
139 1 "Laura Ingalls Wilder (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 22, 1980 7052
140 2 "Laura Ingalls Wilder (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon September 29, 1980 7053
141 3 "A New Beginning" John T. Dugan William F. Claxton October 6, 1980 7054
142 4 "Fight Team Fight!" Don Balluck Michael Landon October 13, 1980 7056
143 5 "The Silent Cry" Michael Landon Michael Landon October 20, 1980 7051
144 6 "Portrait of Love" Michael Landon William F. Claxton October 27, 1980 7055
145 7 "Divorce, Walnut Grove Style" Don Balluck Michael Landon October 10, 1980 7057
146 8 "Dearest Albert, I'll Miss You" Michael Landon Michael Landon November 17, 1980 7059
147 9 "The In-Laws" Don Balluck William F. Claxton November 24, 1980 7058
148 10 "To See the Light (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon December 1, 1980 7060
149 11 "To See the Light (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon December 8, 1980 7061
150 12 "Oleson Versus Oleson" Chris Abbott William F. Claxton January 5, 1981 7062
151 13 "Come, Let Us Reason Together" Carole & Michael Raschella Michael Landon January 12, 1981 7063
152 14 "The Nephews" Chris Abbott William F. Claxton January 19, 1981 7064
153 15 "Make A Joyful Noise" Kathleen McGhee-Anderson William F. Claxton Janaury 26, 1981 7065
154 16 "Goodbye, Mrs. Wilder" Don Balluck William F. Claxton February 2, 1981 7066
155 17 "Sylvia (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon February 9, 1981 7067
156 18 "Sylvia (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon February 16, 1981 7068
157 19 "Blind Justice" February 23, 1981 Carole & Michael Raschella Maury Dexter 7069
158 20 "I Do, Again" March 2, 1981 Don Balluck William F. Claxton 7070
159 21 "The Lost Ones (Part 1)" Don Balluck Michael Landon May 4, 1981 7071
160 22 "The Lost Ones (Part 2)" Don Balluck Michael Landon May 11, 1981 7072

Season 8 (1981–82)

Season 8 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
161 1 "The Reincarnation of Nellie (Part 1)" Michael Landon Michael Landon October 5, 1981 8402
162 2 "The Reincarnation of Nellie (Part 2)" Michael Landon  Michael Landon October 12, 1981   8403
163 3 "Growing Pains" Larry Bischof Maury Dexter October 19, 1981 8401
164 4 "Dark Sage" Vince Gutierrez Maury Dexter October 26, 1981 8405
165 5 "A Wiser Heart" Chris Abbott Michael Landon November 2, 1981 8404
166 6 "Gambini the Great" Jeri Taylor Michael Landon November 9, 1981 8406
167 7 "The Legend of Black Jake" Chris Abbott Michael Landon November 16, 1981 8407
168 8 "Chicago" John Hawkins & B.W. Sandefur Michael Landon November 23, 1981 8411
169 9 "For the Love of Nancy" Chris Abbott Maury Dexter November 30, 1981 8408
170 10 "Wave of the Future" Jeri Taylor Maury Dexter December 7, 1981 8409
171 11 "A Christmas They Never Forgot" Don Balluck Michael Landon December 21, 1981 8410
172 12 "No Beast so Fierce" Carole & Michael Raschella Michael Landon January 4, 1982 8412
173 13 "Stone Soup" Peter Dixon Maury Dexter January 18, 1982 8413
174 14 "The Legacy" Vince Gutierrez Michael Landon January 25, 1982 8414
175 15 "Uncle Jed" Don Balluck Maury Dexter February 1, 1982 8415
176 16 "Second Chance" Don Balluck Maury Dexter February 8, 1982 8416
177 17 "Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow (Part 1)" Don Balluck Michael Landon February 15, 1982 8417
178 18 "Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow (Part 2)" Chris Abbott Michael Landon February 22, 1982 8418
179 19 "A Promise to Keep" Vince Gutierrez Michael Landon March 1, 1982 8419
180 20 "A Faraway Cry" Teleplay by: Don Balluck
Story by: Pamela Balluck & Don Balluck
Maury Dexter March 8, 1982 8420
181 21 "He Was Only Twelve (Part 1)" Paul W. Cooper Michael Landon May 3, 1982 8421
182 22 "He Was Only Twelve (Part 2)" Michael Landon Michael Landon May 10, 1982 8422

Season 9 (1982–83)

Season 9 episodes
No. in series No. in season Title Director Writer(s) Original air date Prod. code
183 1 "Times Are Changing (Part 1)" Michael Landon Maury Dexter September 27, 1982 8451
184 2 "Times Are Changing (Part 2)" Michael Landon Maury Dexter October 4, 1982 8452
185 3 "Welcome to Olesonville" Paul W. Cooper Maury Dexter October 10, 1982 8454
186 4 "Rage" B. W. Sandefur Maury Dexter October 18, 1982 8456
187 5 "Little Lou" Michael Landon Victor French October 25, 1982 8453
188 6 "The Wild Boy (Part 1)" Vince Gutierrez Victor French November 1, 1982 8457
189 7 "The Wild Boy (Part 2)" Vince Gutierrez Victor French November 8, 1982 8458
190 8 "The Return of Nellie" Don Balluck Maury Dexter November 15, 1982 8459
191 9 "The Empire Builders" Larry Jensen Joseph Pevney November 22, 1982 8460
192 10 "Love" Paul W. Cooper Victor Lobl November 29, 1982 8462
193 11 "Alden's Dilemma" Don Balluck Maury Dexter December 6, 1982 8461
194 12 "Marvin's Garden" Michael Landon Michael Rhodes January 3, 1983 8463
195 13 "Sins of the Fathers" E. F. Wallengren Victor French January 10, 1983 8464
196 14 "The Older Brothers" Michael Landon Victor French January 17, 1983 8455
197 15 "Once Upon A Time" Don Balluck Maury Dexter January 24, 1983 8465
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"Home Again (Part 1)"
"Home Again (Part 2)"
Michael Landon Michael Landon February 7, 1983 8467 / 033210
200 18 "A Child With No Name" Don Balluck Victor French February 14, 1983 8466
201 19 "The Last Summer" Duke Sandefur Maury Dexter February 21, 1983 8469
202 20 "For the Love of Blanche" Michael Landon Michael Landon March 7, 1983 8470
203 21 "May I Have This Dance" Chris Abbott Victor French March 14, 1983 8471
204 22 "Hello and Goodbye" Don Balluck Michael Landon March 21, 1983 8472

Season 10 Movie specials (1983-84)

Movie specials
# in Series Title Director Writer Original air date Prod. code
N/A -- Special #1 "Little House: Look Back to Yesterday" Victor French Vince Gutierrez December 16, 1983 8486
N/A - Special #2 Little House: Bless All the Dear Children" Victor French Chris Abbott December 23, 1983 0407
N/A - Special #3 "Little House: The Last Farewell" Michael Landon Michael Landon February 10, 1984 0400
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