A woman of strong faith, widow Julia Sanderson is unafraid of Doc Baker's diagnosis of incurable cancer, but knows she must help her three children cope with the news of her imminent death and secures neighbor Charles Ingalls' help, and his promise, to keep them together in a good home after she's gone.
Did You Know?
Eulogy Poem from this episode: REMEMBER ME "Remember me with smiles and laughter, / For that's the way I'll remember you all. / If you can only remember me with tears, / Then don't remember me at all." This was written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. See more
The funeral sequence takes place in continuous torrential rain but it was very clearly shot on a day of cloudless blue skies and blazing sunshine, despite efforts to hide it with tight framing and not showing the sky. See more
Charles... I'm gonna die.
I'm going to die. That's a heck of a thing to tell a neighbor, isn't it?