Albert has fallen in with the wrong crowd so Charles quits his job and takes him home to Walnut Grove. Unfortunately, part of Albert's problem is that he has gotten addicted to morphine and he steals some from Doc Baker so the problems persist.
Did You Know?
Michael Landon returns to the series to make his final appearance as Charles Ingalls (other than the seperate TV movie specials which later concluded the story) and is billed as "special guest star". Interestingly, although the episode is about her son, Albert's , problems with petty crime and drug addiction, Caroline (Karen Grassle) does not appear at all, even in the scenes in Burr Oak and is only referred to. See more
Burr Oak, Iowa was the "city" in this episode. The real Burr Oak is a small, unincorporated community. See more
These boys, they don't want to change.
My boy has already changed.
What do you mean?
He changed when he came to the city.