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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Actress Alison Arngrim
(Nellie Oleson) broke her arm in real life just before filming this episode, requiring a revision of the script. 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