Doc Baker realizes that something is wrong with the morphine in his pouches and he tells Nels that the company is very responsible and loyal and so something had to happen to it when it came here to Walnut Grove. He says no one messed with in the store and he had Albert drop it off for him. Doc Baker realizes that Albert must have switched the morphine for powdered sugar. He tells Charles to watch for symptoms of addiction. Charles finds the morphine in Albert's shoes and gives it back to Doc Baker. When Albert goes looking for it, Charles confronts him but Albert says he only did it once and he's sorry and it won't happen again. He lied and he has to go through a major major withdrawal to get off the morphine. Some of this episode is quite graphic where he vomiting up tons of grossness during the withdrawal. Written by
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At the end of this episode, a voiceover from Laura tells us that:'Years later, Albert would return to Walnut Grove as Dr Albert Ingalls'. However, this is contradicted somewhat, in the TV movie "Look Back To Yesterday", which followed in 1983, when Albert is diagnosed with a fatal illness and dies before even getting into medical school and was followed by The Last Farewell when the whole town is blown-up. See more
In the second part of the two part show "Home Again", Albert and Charles are in Mr. Edwards cabin as Albert is going through withdrawal. In one scene, he gets the shakes and then throws up all over himself. In the next scene, the shakes start again and his pants are completely clean. See more