Caroline's special efforts to teach a shy, older boy to read while she is substitute-teaching for an injured Miss Beadle are ruined when mean-spirited Mrs. Oleson humiliates him in front of the class and he vows never to return to school.
Did You Know?
Caroline, in anger, said that if she hears her children or any or child call Able "Dumb," she would wash their mouth out with soap. The strongest soap she can find!" In season 5 the Wanoka Warriors, Albert called Luke "Dumb" more than once, Caroline never responded. See more
During the final two scenes, Caroline leaves the school and closes the door behind her. As she's walking away from the building, you can see that the front door is wide open again. See more
Didn't you tell the children I was going to teach today?
That's the trouble.