Albert soon falls in love with a long-time friend called Michele Pierson, and Charles starts a cooperative with the local farmers in order to compete with the large farms. However, the first of the post-series movies, "Little House: Look Back to Yesterday", features Albert's diagnosis with a fatal blood disease (presumably leukemia) before being able to achieve a degree in medicine. However, Almanzo takes a second job so that he can secretly pay the shortfall of rent for the blind school, persuading Houston the caretaker to tell Laura that the landlord has reduced the rent. She enrolls them at the Winoka Prep School, much to Mr. Oleson's dismay. The Victrola record player seen in the Wilders' house was actually not marketed until 1906, over twenty years after Laura was married. Ultimately, he chooses to remain in Walnut Grove for his last days, where he spends his time making special memories and receives the offer of a four-year scholarship from the university he had planned on attending. James and Cassandra settle in happily with the Ingalls family. Meanwhile, Charles gives Albert a different lesson in cheating...cheating within the heart, as he is trying to barely pass or make just fair/satisfactory grades in school to be more popular. With her Ma away, Laura keeps the home fires burning! The two begin a wonderful friendship, and they learn they have real feelings for each other. However, she only has eyes for their class professor, but he causes problems between the two women when he propositions Laura. Laura is instructed to get rid of her new pet, but that proves to be difficult. When the drought continues, Almanzo loses his crop and the land. When Caroline tells the story of ". A devastated Mr. Edwards decides he will move into Laura's new boarding house, where a multi-talented English writer named Sherwood Montague (Robert Casper Lilley) has also taken up residence. Nellie gives Laura some bad advice and she fails the exam miserably. (This episode features one of the first looks at the softer side of Nellie's personality.). When Almanzo sees her after her first week, he begins to think he may have romantic feelings for Laura, which confuses him. Created by TV legend Michael Landon, who also starred as Charles Ingalls, Little House on the Prairie is one of the most beloved family shows of all time. Albert cleverly offers Mrs. Oleson their main beehive for the full amount promised, and she accepts. Albert and Willie see what she is doing and get her into trouble with Laura, but Nancy blames Elmer who decides to quit school, so the boys have to put things right. There, Mary meets up with John Jr., who has started a job as a cub reporter for a newspaper. However, the tribe moves on, except that Charles hides the tribe leader at his farm while he recovers. With nine seasons and over 200 episodes, long-running Western drama Little House on the Prairie is full of memorable moments! James is shot and critically wounded, and the doctor tells Charles that the injuries are potentially fatal. A talk with her Pa helps her to decide that honesty will be best for both her and Daniel. EPISODE 57 • Little Girl Lost Carrie is pestering her older sisters on a butterfly gathering trip for school. Meanwhile, Albert builds a doghouse for Bandit, who seems not to understand its purpose. Then Laura sees Almanzo in town with a saloon girl and thinks he has found a new girlfriend. The Garveys arrive and move in right behind the Ingalls family, though Jonathan initially cannot find a job. The fledgling business quickly becomes the target of robbers, and Jonathan becomes a deputy to support the sheriff in dealing with the villains. She has accepted her condition and is ready to go on with her new life with Adam in Winoka. So Laura helps the resourceful Albert in an attempt to bring down the bully by creating a papier-mâché, "What Ever Happened to The Class of '56?".