Little House on the Prairie: Season 9, Episode 8

The Return of Nellie (15 Nov. 1982)

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Nellie comes home for a visit and discovers that Nancy is more of a spoiled brat than she ever was. Nancy doesn't want to have anything to do with Nellie and snubs her every chance she gets... See full summary »

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Harriet Oleson (as Katherine MacGregor)
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Nellie comes home for a visit and discovers that Nancy is more of a spoiled brat than she ever was. Nancy doesn't want to have anything to do with Nellie and snubs her every chance she gets. Laura and Nellie act like they are best friends. Everyone is paying attention to Nellie because it's her birthday and they haven't seen her in a while and so Nancy is feeling left out. She decides to run away. Nels and Nellie go to look for her, and they find her and it seems she has changed. When Nellie leaves, the find out that Nancy hasn't changed. Written by Anonymous

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Nellie's last appearance. See more »

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When getting ready to go to Nellie's party, Laura remembers back to an incident, namely from Little House on the Prairie: The Rivals and makes two mistakes: she says the boy she had a crush on was named Jeremy Dobbs, when in fact his name was Jimmy Hill. Second, Laura says that both she and Nellie had a crush on him. This is wrong, because Jimmy had a crush on a girl named Samantha, so Laura turned to Nellie for help. See more »

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Nellie Oleson Dalton: I know I was temperamental at her age, but I wasn't that bad. Was I?
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The only episode ...
29 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

...which features the two Allison (Balson and Arngrim) is cause for celebration :it's my favorite in the season 9.

Laura and Almonzo have only supporting parts ,which makes the Oleson family (five members!isn't it great?) the true stars of "the return of Nellie" .It's interesting to notice that the stubborn Harriet Oleson is about to repeat the same mistakes she did with her first daughter and Nellie,the bad gal of the first episodes ,now a mature young woman ,feels it deep in her heart.Also notable for the Laura/Nellie reunion but only for a few minutes.

Had Nellie stayed home ,she could have made her "sister" a nice little brat.It was not in the cards,and anyway Arngrim is only a "guest star".It would be her last appearance in the series.


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