Little House on the Prairie: Season 8, Episode 21

He Was Only Twelve: Part 1 (3 May 1982)

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During a trip to Sleepy Eye, James and Albert walk into a bank robbery staged by a nefarious gang. James is critically wounded, and the doctor tells Charles that James is expected to die. A... See full summary »

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Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush)
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Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush)
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Cassandra Cooper Ingalls (as Missy Francis)
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During a trip to Sleepy Eye, James and Albert walk into a bank robbery staged by a nefarious gang. James is critically wounded, and the doctor tells Charles that James is expected to die. A grief-hardened Charles enlists Mr. Edwards (and later, Albert, after he disobeys a direct order to stay in Sleepy Eye) to track down the men responsible. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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Coy: Do yourself a favor, Danny boy, and remember what I tell you. Women are good for just one thing: childbearing. Best thing that could happen to a woman be if she died in childbearing.
Aggie: Amen.
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He was Only Twelve
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

James and Albert go shopping in Sleepy eye after James gets $15.00 and James wants to buy a rifle, Albert talks him out of it saying that it would be better if he puts the money in the bank, James agrees and races Albert to the bank. When he ran it he got shot by one of the bank robbers and ends up needing very risky surgery to remove the bullet from his spine. Charles and Isaiah go after the bank robbers since no one else in the town will dare to, later they find Albert followed them since he felt he was to blame for James getting shot. Charles and Isaiah reluctantly let Albert join them and together they go to find the bank robbers. They find the robbers old hideout and a fresh grave with a clue to where the robbers might be.


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