Little House on the Prairie

10 Best Episodes of Little House on the Prairie - Season 6

Little House on the Prairie is an American Western drama television series, starring Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, and Karen Grassle, about a family living on a farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, in the 1870s and 1880s.

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Little House on the Prairie - S6E6

#15 - The Preacher Takes A Wife (Season 6 - Episode 6)

Mrs. Craig is in love with Reverend Alden. Although Mrs. Oleson tries to stop Reverend Alden from marrying Mrs. Craig, the wedding goes on as planned.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 46 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E11

#14 - Author! Author! (Season 6 - Episode 11)


Caroline's mother dies while traveling on a train heading for Walnut Grove. Caroline's father takes to the sod house for a while. Albert is the one that convinces him to go fishing with him. Caroline's father tells great stories of the children growing up in the Big Woods. Mr. Ingalls convinces Caroline's father to write down the stories. The Ingalls work hard to save up enough money to get the book published. Caroline's father leaves knowing that he is a published author.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 40 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E12

#13 - Crossed Connections (Season 6 - Episode 12)

The telephone comes to Walnut Grove, and Mrs. Olesen is hired as the switchboard operator. She takes advantage of her responsibilities to engage in her favorite pastime: gathering gossip. It will have a very damaging effect on the Garveys' marriage when she learns about Alice's hidden past.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 43 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E9

#12 - The King Is Dead (Season 6 - Episode 9)


Jonathan is tricked into believing that he is a good wrestler. Jimmy Hart tricks Jonathan into believing this just to make money off of Jonathan. The local region is betting heavily including many residents of Walnut Grove who stand to lose a lot of money. Mrs. Oleson is betting heavily too, with the church funds, which she is treasurer for. Milo has to prove to Jonathan that he has been set up. In the end, Jonathan has Milo (the wrestler he beat in round one), take his place in the wrestling ring.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 31 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E16

#11 - Darkness Is My Friend (Season 6 - Episode 16)

Some escaped convicts take refuge at the blind school during a stormy night. Laura and Mary are held captives there. One of the convicts tells Laura to go get a doctor. Laura goes and gets her Pa. Pretending to be the doctor, Charles is able to disarm the convicts.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 32 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E17

#10 - Silent Promises (Season 6 - Episode 17)


A deaf boy learns how to communicate with people when Laura teaches him sign language. The boy falls in love with her.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 35 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E1

#9 - Back To School (1) (Season 6 - Episode 1)

The school's new teacher is Ms. Wilder. Laura falls in love with Ms. Wilder's brother Almanzo. Laura is crushed when Nellie invites Almanzo over for dinner. Laura gets even with Nellie by volunteering to cook dinner for them. Laura adds some hot spices to the chicken and since Nellie had said that she had cooked the meal, Almanzo stays away from Nellie.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 62 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E22

#8 - Sweet Sixteen (Season 6 - Episode 22)


Laura gets the opportunity to be a temporary teacher for a nearby town. Almanzo drives her to the school. Laura realizes in this episode that Almanzo also has feelings for her. Their romance steps up another degree in this episode.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 48 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E23

#7 - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (1) (Season 6 - Episode 23)

Almanzo asks for Laura's hand in marriage. Mr. Ingalls tells Almanzo to wait until Laura was eighteen. Not wanting to wait, Almanzo forces Laura to choose him or respect her father. Laura respects her father's wishes. Almanzo leaves town and causes Laura a lot of heartache. Harriet hires Percival Dalton to help her in the restaurant. Nellie and Percival fall in love and eventually Percival asks Nellie to marry him. Adam's father dies, which means that a new blind school wouldn't be built in Walnut Grove.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 57 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E8

#6 - The Return of Mr. Edwards (Season 6 - Episode 8)


After an accident where a tree falls on him, Mr. Edwards is injured and can't walk properly and feels like he is only half a man. Charles and Laura visit him, where Mr. Edwards seems to come out of his dark mood at seeing Laura. Charles, Mr. Edwards and Laura go on a hunting trip, where Mr. Edwards has deadly intent on his mind. Charles then resorts to a serious tactic to help his friend.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 46 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E2

#5 - Back To School (2) (Season 6 - Episode 2)

When Laura and Nellie get in a fight about the graduation test, Almanzo separates them and takes Laura home with him. When Charles finds out that Almanzo took Laura home with him, Charles goes to Almanzo's place and punches Almanzo because he fears his daughter was being taken advantage of. Laura yells at the fighting pair and tells them that she is no longer a child.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 62 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E19

#4 - May We Make Them Proud (2) (Season 6 - Episode 19)


Albert, Mary and Jonathan - all deeply impacted by the fire at the School For the Blind - continue to deal with their emotions. Charles helps Jonathan realize that his alcoholism has taken a toll on his son, Andy, while Mary snaps out of her shock when she hears the melody of the music box Albert had purchased for her as a gift. But Mary's initial panic soon becomes Albert's when he finally understands his carelessness caused the fire that killed her baby and best friend's mother. Albert runs away, leading Charles and a reformed Jonathan to frantically search for the lad.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 34 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E10

#3 - The Faith Healer (Season 6 - Episode 10)

A preacher who works as a faith healer establishes a congregation in Walnut Grove, taking parishioners from Rev. Alden's church. But things grow deadly serious when a teen-age boy dies from a ruptured appendix after being healed from the pain.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 34 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E3

#2 - The Family Tree (Season 6 - Episode 3)


Each student must trace their family tree for a school assignment. Albert is unsure how he can do the assignment. The Ingalls decide to legally adopt Albert, but run into problems when Mr. Quinn, Albert's father shows up. He wants Albert until he sees him. Albert pretends to be blind with the hope that his father wouldn't want him. The blindness does the trick. Albert is legally adopted by the Ingalls.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 44 votes.

Little House on the Prairie - S6E24

#1 - He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (2) (Season 6 - Episode 24)

Laura helps Adam and Mary set up a new blind school in Sleepy Eye to try to get her mind off of Almanzo. Almanzo gets very sick.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 27 votes.

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