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.
Did You Know?
Caroline wouldn't give Charles the trunk because it was a birthday present. He said, "My birthday is not for 3 weeks!" 3 weeks prior to his birthday (January 10) would be Christmas, so she should have given it to him as a Christmas gift. 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!