In this episode, Charles receives word of an inheritance from an eccentric uncle. Soon, the whole town is abuzz, eagerly helping the initially reluctant Ingalls family spend the promised money. As the debt rises, so does Charles' discomfiture...until the consequences of the blessing make it feel more like a curse. Written by
Did You Know?
Charles' birthday is coming up, but there is no mention of Mary's birthday coming up. In one of the novels, Laura writes that her mother asked her father what was the best birthday present he ever got, of which Charles says "Mary." Mary was born on Charles' 29th birthday. See more
You want them to pity us and then feel happy for us.
Exactly. And look at you. Look at this farm. You're prosperous!
Well I'm sorry that we're not as poor as you'd hoped!