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As an example, Laura told her daughter Rose that in real life Pa never would have taken her to see the work on the railroad because it was a place where men swore and had no private bathroom facilities.
Her description of the railroad work in By the Shores of Sliver Lake was from second-hand descriptions from Pa and Almanzo. She also moved around events and combined actions of various real people to make the story. The books are a fictionalized account of her life, but definitely ARE the story of her life. On the TV show, they shift more focus on Pa and add episodes that focused on other families around town.
She has a much more adventurous life than either real life or book Laura. Caroline Celestia Ingalls Swanzey — Carrie is the Ingalls family member whose life might be the most surprising to fans.
She worked at several jobs before getting a job at the newspaper in De Smet.
Carrie found her niche in newspapering and was hired by E. Senn who ran a syndicate of newspapers in Dakota Territory.
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She homesteaded, which she completed by preemption, near Phillip, South Dakota and married widower David Swanzey. She would spend the rest of her life in Keystone, South Dakota, near Mt. By the time the series ends, Carrie is still a young teen and we never really meet her as a grown up.
She fades into the background for the second half of the series. In real life Grace graduated from normal school, taught school, and married local farmer Nat Dow, moving to Manchester, the next town down the railroad from De Smet.
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In the books, as Carrie grows up, Grace is born and takes on the role of youngest sister. She is known as Baby Grace. She never really gets much of a personality in the book series.
She was an infant or a toddler during her run on the series. The only Grace-centric episode is if you count the one when Caroline obsesses on how she wants this fifth child to be a boy. Born in New York, Almanzo moved with his parents to southeastern Minnesota and then sought his own land further west. While in De Smet he met and married Laura and they began work towards their goal.
Their first attempts were defeated at every turn. They made one last fresh start in Mansfield, Missouri, and slowly were able to build a modestly successful farm. In Farmer BoyAlmanzo got his own book. Farmer Boy is set on a successfully established farm in Upstate New York. In real life, Almanzo was 10 years older than she was, so Laura invented the whole bit about Almanzo not really being old enough to file on a homestead when, in fact, he was old enough.
Dean Butler played Almanzo from Dean has said that it was a role he took seriously to make sure people felt that Laura would be safe with him.
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They actually kept the age difference more true to life than it was in the books. Dean was about 8 years older than Melissa. On the TV show Laura knew she wanted Manly from the beginning and he, quite rightly, saw her as still a little girl. Getting him to see her as an adult was a major storyline of the series. The details of the lives of Almanzo and all his relatives were changed a lot for the show.
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Albert connects immediately with his pen pal, but as it turns out, they are both going to unhealthy lengths to impress each other in their letters. Most people did not have a picture of themselves and almost never had copies made of the one picture they might have had.
However, women in that time were generally barred from teaching after marriage. In fact, the real Laura Ingalls Wilder never taught school again after marrying Almanzo on August 25, This TV series depicted many married women teaching: Miss Beadletoo, kept teaching for a while after she was married and pregnant.
The real Laura Ingalls Wilder would have been 26 years old. Season 7, Episode 9 — The In-laws Description: Charles and Almanzo expand their business by delivering goods to Sleepy Eye.
After arguing about the quickest way to get there, they decide to make it a race, which produces interesting results. Since the wager is to see who can get to Sleepy Eye the fastest, it seems that Charles won since he arrived first.
He may not have gotten there by noon, but he did beat Almanzo. Why Charles had to buy Almanzo supper, then, is a mystery. Everyone is thrilled for him, but Mary becomes concerned when he decides to abandon his teaching career and pursue another lifelong dream. Meanwhile, Harriet is determined to lose a few pounds after her son-law makes some negative comments about her weight.
When Harriet is in the pantry at the restaurant, she picks a doughnut up from a serving platter and puts her tongue on it before deciding against eating it.
But instead of throwing it away, she puts it back on the plate of doughnuts in the pantry where it will inevitably be served to a customer. As his heart swells with hope for a law career, Adam heads to Minneapolis for the big exam, but nothing seems to go his way once he arrives there. Will achieving his dream prove to be more than he can handle after all?
Back in Walnut Grove, Harriet struggles with her diet, and Nels believes that a visit from her thin, beautiful cousin Miriam will motivate her to stick with it. When Mary puts an emotional plea forward to the professor, it is very weak. If she had said that Adam was unable to attend due to circumstances beyond his control, such as the mugging and the illness, it would have been a better case.
In the final scene, Harriet tells Miriam that they will be having Waldorf Salad for lunch. A female activist arrives in Walnut Grove to encourage the men to share equal property rights with their wives. After getting into a huge fight about it with her husband, Harriet Oleson goes to live at the hotel. In the scene where all the men have gathered in the church, you see Mr. Foster holding his twin girls. Apparently, there is a stain on one of the dresses, so someone tells Mr.
Foster that hot water will take the stain right out. Actually though, cold water removes stains whereas hot water only sets them. Charles wishes her a good morning. Laura asks Charles to meet Caroline at the church at 2: Charles immediately quits in the middle of milking because he wants to get cleaned up.
If Charles plans to meet Caroline at 2: In the scene where the Olesons, Nellie, Percival, and his parents are getting ready to sit down to dinner at the restaurant, Benjamin says: Michael Landon, being Jewish himself, should have known that and changed the script to have them eat something else, like chicken. According to Jewish tradition, a new father does not have contact with the wife for months, depending on whether the baby is a boy or girl.
In this episode, we see Percival and Nellie snuggling and kissing shortly after the birth. Season 7, Episode 14 — The Nephews Description: While Almanzo is eager to start a family with Laura, she is not ready to give up her teaching career just yet. This proves to be an unfortunate mistake.
In this episode, Royal has two sons and no daughters. Notice the scene where the boys are throwing food at dinner, and Laura grabs them and takes them upstairs. Former boxer Joe Kagan moves to Sleepy Eye and offers his assistance with the maintenance of the blind school while Adam and Houston are out of town.
Joe is clearly in love with Hester Sue, but she refuses to get involved. Later, when she is unable to get through to a struggling student, Hester Sue questions her teaching abilities and ends up making some foolish choices.
At the wedding, Hertzell, his best man, and the organist are all wearing suits from the early s. When Hester Sue finds Joe Kagan painting her bedroom, she walks out without closing the door. Yet we hear the door slam.
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Season 7, Episode 16 — Goodbye, Mrs. Laura resigns from her teaching position when she is forced to integrate French and art appreciation into the curriculum. Oleson takes over the position and begins to alter the classroom instruction, while Laura struggles to accept her role as a full-time housewife.
The students, meanwhile, are frustrated with their new teacher and hatch a plan to get things back to normal. At the beginning of this episode, Laura is teaching the students about New York City. She is describing the five separate boroughs and mentions that the Brooklyn Bridge is still under construction. Assuming this episode takes place in either orboth of these descriptions are inaccurate.
Albert is usually a top student, yet he makes a very poor showing in this episode. Oleson demands that the children wear uniforms, they all have them on Mrs.