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(1998–1999)

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Season 1

7 Nov. 1998
Changes
Jo's husband, Friedrich Bhaer, has died, and everyone expects Jo to close the school. When she hires sailor Nick Riley as caretaker for the grounds, things begin to change.
 
14 Nov. 1998
Quarantine
A student brings a case of the measles back to Plumfield, so the doctor quarantines the school.
 
21 Nov. 1998
Thanksgiving
Amy reluctantly agrees to send her daughter to Plumfield after Jo enrolls the school's first girl, and Nick plans on returning to the sea.
 
28 Nov. 1998
Tough Crimes
Dan is overjoyed but Nat is skeptical when a young "old friend" from Boston appears at Plumfield with talk of going west for high adventures. Jo struggles as students are withdrawn from Plumfield for lack of an experienced teacher.
 
5 Dec. 1998
Emancipation
When Nat finds a poor black family camping in the school woods, Jo takes them into the house while trying to find employment for them, but unexpectedly discovers that prejudice can take many forms.
 
21 Dec. 1998
The Christmas Angel
Nic and the boys go to get a Christmas tree but bring back a severely beaten woman. Preparations for an annual Christmas pageant are further complicated by emotional issues of some facing a first Christmas without cherished loved ones.
 
2 Jan. 1999
Philanthropy
A gift of two hundred books to Plumfield School prompts Franz to assign a project on philanthropy which the students turn into a competition. But Jo's horse Penny falling ill with pleurisy results in the demonstration of spontaneous philanthropy and the value of reading.
 
16 Jan. 1999
Bluffing
Self-delusion strikes Laurie, who doesn't see that his recent infatuation with poker is disrupting his relationships with his family, and Anthea, who doesn't see her papers plagiarize Nat's abilities.
 
30 Jan. 1999
Coming Attractions
Meg is taken with an associate of Laurie's while Dan and Bess are at each other's throats as they're paired up for a science project.
 
6 Feb. 1999
Blame
Jo's carriage breaks down, stranding her in an upcoming storm. Nick goes out in search of her, leaving Franz in charge of the children.
 
13 Feb. 1999
The Living Years
Asia'a father who's a vagrant whom she hasn't seen in years comes to town. He tries to reconcile with her but she doesn't want anything to do with him. Jo invites him to dinner and he says he'll be there but doesn't show up.
 
20 Feb. 1999
Father Figure
Nat asks Nick to enter a father-son ski tournament with him, so Jo must teach Nick how to ski. Laurie offers to be Dan's father for the day, which gives Nan an interesting idea.
 
6 Mar. 1999
Looking Forward
Amy commandeers Plumfield for an evening in order to impress a high society lady while Dan goes on a vision-quest to find his identity.
 

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