With the sudden intensity of a prairie storm, typhus is unleashed on an unsuspecting Walnut Grove, teaming Charles with Doc Baker and Reverend Alden, who work together to the point of exhaustion tending to the community's sick and dying; but when new victims begin to pour in from the surrounding countryside the desperate men know they must find the source of the plague if they expect to stop the deadly epidemic. Written by
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Leslie Landon, Michael Landon's daughter, is seen as a sick girl in the church in this episode. She will perform in several future episodes as well. See more
I didn't want to say anything in front of Carrie.
What's the matter?
Well I was reading her a story last night and uh... it was about a rabbit... and uh... she started to cry and said she loves rabbits and doesn't think we should eat them.
Alright. If that's all I can get, I'll keep it a secret.