When Nellie Oleson is seriously injured after falling from Bunny, a horse that used to belong to Laura Ingalls, Nellie's mother blames Laura for the accident and orders the animal destroyed. But Laura secretly steals her still-beloved Bunny away from Mrs. Oleson's vengeance and resigns herself to the penance of waiting hand and foot on a demanding, bedridden Nellie. Written by
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The scene where "Nellie" Alison Arngrim
was knocked off Bunny by the tree branch was filmed while Allison was sitting down. A piece of Plexiglas was put in front of her face and the tree branch was pulled back in front of the Plexiglas. She was directed to scream and when the tree limb hit the Plexiglas, she was to fall over, making it look like she was knocked off Bunny by the tree limb. See more
As Nelly is screaming while riding down the hill in her wheelchair, modern dental devices can be seen on her teeth. See more
[Laura finds out that Nellie has been pretending to be paralyzed. Instead of confronting Nellie for her lies and for forcing Laura to serve her, Laura finds a better way to pay her back. She takes Nellie in her wheelchair to the top of the hill overlooking the town. Laura waits till she sees Mrs. Oleson passing by, driving a cart
[calls loudly, waving her hands
Mrs. Oleson! Mrs. Oleson, I'm here!
[Mrs. Oleson stops the cart, looks upward and sees Laura and Nellie on the hill top
Edited into Little House Years