Little House on the Prairie/LHOP - Albert sick


I remember an episode where Charles builds an "altar" and puts Albert on it for healing? Charles grew a beard and it was just him and Albert for days in the woods - am I crazy? Albert was a teen - but I don't think it was the morphine addiction episode. Thanks!

It was actually James who was sick in the episode you are thinking of. I believe it was 'He Was Only Twelve' Parts 1 and 2. They were the final episodes of Season 8, and it was Michael Landon's final episodes as a series regular. James walked into a bank just as it was being robbed. He was shot and critically wounded. He fell into a coma. Charles refuses to believe he will die, and believes God will heal him. His friends and family believe he's lost his grip on reality. Charles eventually leaves, taking James with him and heads for the hills, building an altar and refusing to return home until God heals James. He prays for a miracle.

These were two of my favorite episodes. Hope this helped. :)

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Chantel Robinson


I can answer anything. I love this show, and I can answer questions about the show, as well as questions based on the actual history of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Anything goes really.


Little House on the Prairie is a classic. It has a special place in my heart. I have watched it for years. I read the books. I have also studied the history of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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