Little House on the Prairie: Season 3, Episode 11

Blizzard (3 Jan. 1977)

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Kind Miss Beadle dismisses her students early on Christmas Eve as soft snow flurries begin to fly, unaware that the children will soon be caught walking home in a deadly, howling blizzard.

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Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush)
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Harriet Oleson (as Katherine MacGregor)
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Kind Miss Beadle dismisses her students early on Christmas Eve as soft snow flurries begin to fly, unaware that the children will soon be caught walking home in a deadly, howling blizzard.

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Lottie McGinnis: Where's my husband? They said he was with you.
Jim Bowers: Well, he was, Mrs. McGinnis, but he went on looking for Henry.
Lottie McGinnis: But Henry's here.
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Bitter Sweet
24 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We've all heard how quickly blizzards can pop up in the west back in the 1879's. Laura Ingalls Wilder even wrote about it in her novels. But watching this one still makes you cringe and glad that modern technology helps in situations like these.

Miss Beadle thought she was being nice when she let the children go home from school early. Snow was falling, but it didn't seem anything dangerous. But like so many other things in nature, things can change in a second. And they did.

Most of the children were still on their way home when the full-blown blizzard struck. Parents fretted. Mothers waited for fathers to bring back their children safely. People teamed up together, because it's not safe to be out there alone.

I don't know how many times I've watched this episode, but for the first time I noticed just what Jim Bowers did when he found his son. He ignored Mr. McGinnis and pushed him aside, desperate to get his son back. I'm sure many a parent would have done the same thing, but I'm sure in the aftermath, Mr. Bowers thought about this and may have even blamed himself for the death of this man.

The episode is suspenseful enough, and keeps you interested wondering what the outcome was going to be. And of course, you gotta love Mr. Edwards!

You can even ALMOST like Mrs. Olsen in this one as well. In the time of tragedy, she's actually nice...


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