Rumors fly around town that Albert is the father of Sylvia’s unborn child. Yes,that is the one. It was terribly impractical to have a white wedding dress on the plains during the time of homesteading as there was nothing but dirt everywhere. LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE® and associated character names, designs, images and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks owned and licensed by Friendly Family Productions, LLC. Two young brothers, deserted by their parents and desperately trying to stay together, run away from the Sleepy Eye orphanage on the eve of the adoption that will separate them. If an old friend walked up to you out of the blue after all that time, wouldn’t you be surprised to see them? Découvrez vos propres épingles sur Pinterest et enregistrez-les. When Mary puts an emotional plea forward to the professor, it is very weak. I remember seeing Laura’s wedding in reruns of the show. As she deals with her domineering father and attempts to keep her secret at school, Albert serves as an unexpected source of comfort for her. We never saw anyone else working for the Oleson’s beside Caroline and Hester Sue. Fun Fact! Assuming this episode takes place in either 1884 or 1885, both of these descriptions are inaccurate. Daddy made it. Notice the black, jagged imprints of dirt that are caked on Laura’s face when Caroline pulls her away from Brenda Sue after their fistfight. The problem is that later in the episode, it is stated that Laura and Almanzo get married on Mary and Adam’s anniversary, which is on August 15, as stated in Season 5’s “ The Wedding. They decided, spur of the moment, to get married right then. Fun Fact! Fun Fact! Did you know? Almanzo and Laura were married on August 25, 1885, in De Smet. Apparently, Laura is two months pregnant in this episode and its springtime. What a fun post! Did you know? As she stared out the window she thought about the day – her wedding day. Description: Description: She is describing the five separate boroughs and mentions that the Brooklyn Bridge is still under construction. Long story short, the wedding plans needed to be moved up because Eliza Jane, Almanzo's sister, was heading west to take over to turn the wedding into more than Almanzo and Laura could afford; hence, Almanzo suggested a quick wedding at Rev. In this episode, Caroline is distraught to learn that she is “going through the change.” But strangely, in the Season 4 episode “A Most Precious Gift,” she mistakes her pregnancy for menopause and is very accepting of it. Week #3 of the “1950s Sisters Dress” Sew-Along! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Mrs. Oleson takes over the position and begins to alter the classroom instruction, while Laura struggles to accept her role as a full-time housewife. Albert is usually a top student, yet he makes a very poor showing in this episode. The particular gown you’re referring to is one of my favorite Little House costumes, especially with the piping trim and classic 1880s overskirt. Did you know? Laura Ingalls, perhaps the best-loved of all the Little House children, wore her sage green church dress for her unexpected wedding.  It wasn’t that she and Almanzo Wilder (Dean Butler), hadn’t been engaged already, and in fact this whole episode shows the ups and downs of their long engagement when Almanzo’s wheat crop fails.  But just when everything looks hopeless, Eliza Jane Wilder comes up with a plan to make it work, and Laura and Almanzo get married in the blind school that Mary & Adam work at.Â. Finally, Charles proposes that he and Caroline renew their wedding vows. Jump to. Laura Ingalls Wilder Wilder Book Happy Movie Ingalls Family Melissa Gilbert Michael Landon King And Country Oldies But Goodies Road Trip Usa. Charles immediately quits in the middle of milking because he wants to get cleaned up. While talking to Laura about “giving up certain dreams,” when you get married, Caroline mentions that there were things she wanted to do, like continuing to teach. Description: Laura asks Charles to meet Caroline at the church at 2:00 pm. now). It’s extremely unlikely that Mrs. Oleson would have stocked such a large quantity of school uniforms in the store. You have to really listen closely, though, because otherwise, you might not notice. your own Pins on Pinterest Apparently, there is a stain on one of the dresses, so someone tells Mr. Foster that hot water will take the stain right out. Doc Baker tells Sylvia’s father that she is pregnant even though that is a taboo word that was rarely spoken until after World War II. Furthermore, this episode’s game allows field goals and extra points, which were not a part of the game in “The Winoka Warriors.”. Actually though, cold water removes stains whereas hot water only sets them. 1, Season 7, Episode 2 – Laura Ingalls Wilder Pt. People lived in sod houses (no trees available to make houses on the prairie) and the land was tilled for crops. 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. Charles snaps back, “Do you think this isn’t hard for me?” He goes on to say that he has a hard enough time providing for his own children. To sharpen writing skills and increase cultural awareness in her classroom, Laura arranges for her students to correspond with children from other areas. Caroline, who also believes that she’s pregnant, tells Doc Baker that she expects her baby will be due at the beginning of the new year, which is obviously January. Matters worsen when Caroline decides to follow Harriet’s lead, setting off a firestorm that threatens even the town’s most close-knit families. Your email address will not be published. Pa! After years of being an annoying child, Willie turned his character around just in time to get married to Rachel Brown. Nellie’s joyous pregnancy is tainted by the acrimony, but the families eventually reach an unusual agreement. When Hester Sue finds Joe Kagan painting her bedroom, she walks out without closing the door. I didn’t recall most of those dresses until I saw the pictures. When Alison Arngrim (Nellie) did a commentary for this episode on the Season 7 DVD set, she offered some interesting trivia. 2, Season 7, Episode 12 – Oleson Versus Oleson, Season 7, Episode 13 – Come, Let Us Reason Together, Season 7, Episode 15 – Make a Joyful Noise, Season 7, Episode 16 – Goodbye, Mrs. Wilder, Season 7, Episode 21 – The Lost Ones Pt. Description: Fun Fact! Her husband and daughters desperately try to convince her that they love her for the person she is, not for the person she wanted to be. But in Season 5’s “The Winoka Warriors,” touchdowns are only worth 2 points. so i could buy some, so i could share this with my children. And I will ask God to forgive me for this.” [Picks up bread dough and slaps it on Mrs. Olseon’s face] It’s pretty obvious when they are eating in the dining room, but they really give it away when Eunice and Myra Louise are upstairs with Caroline showing her the dress that she can wear when she renews her vows with Charles. Description: It’s worse than you said about the telephones, service didn’t reach rural Minnesota until the 1920s. An absolutely breathtaking Victorian wedding dress! You can tell from the photo above that Laura certainly didn't love it; indeed, she could barely tolerate the humidity and weather, and the family moved back to De Smet, South Dakota in August 1892. Almanzo says it’s been ten years since he last saw Royal, and Laura implies that she’s never met Royal before. © 2012-2021 Edelweiss Patterns All Rights Reserved. Most people did not have a picture of themselves and almost never had copies made of the one picture they might have had. Laura Ingalls & Almanzo Wilder wedding day It was a Thursday, August 25, 1885 at about 10 am. You would think he’d have more sensitivity about it. The word “Daddy” was never used on the show; it was always Pa, Papa, or Father. Did you know? The Little House on the Prairie website is sharing Laura's wedding cake recipe made the traditional way and with a blueberry topping. Laura Ingalls, perhaps the best-loved of all the Little House children, wore her sage green church dress for her unexpected wedding. 2, Season 7, Episode 7 – Divorce, Walnut Grove Style, Season 7, Episode 8 – Dearest Albert, I’ll Miss You, Season 7, Episode 10 – To See the Light Pt. Michael Landon, being Jewish himself, should have known that and changed the script to have them eat something else, like chicken. Laura Ingalls is a fabulous person to dress up as. It turns out Caroline is not pregnant at all but is beginning menopause, and she sinks into depression. But about her wedding dress!  It was very hard to get a good still shot of the dress since their wedding scene was so short, but it was a lovely pink brocade gown which had a hidden hook-and-eye closure down the back.  Nellie Oleson’s wedding dress had a low neckline filled in with white taffeta, and she wore an enormous pink bow in her blonde curled wig. A former football star settles back into his childhood town of Walnut Grove with his wife and son, and he shows an active interest in coaching the boys’ football team. Weeks 1 & 2 of the 1950s Sisters Dress Sew-Along. Baked ham.” It is against Jewish custom to have pork of any kind. Fun Fact! Oleson, on Sunday I will go to church. I’ve been unsuccessful in my search for what I believe is the most quotable moment in the whole episode, where Houston Lamb takes the young boy’s chin in his hand and says, “It ain’t true that Josh isn’t saying anything …” or something like that, and goes on to say speak of the boy’s “silent cry of love.. ”. Of all the wedding dresses worn for the tv series, this is one my all time favorite Little House costumes!Â, This one doesn’t count as an actual wedding gown though, because she and her ill-intentioned fiancee’ broke their engagement just moments before the ceremony!Â, The only other white wedding dress scene that comes to mind is Charles’ and Caroline’s!  Obviously the Little House shows didn’t make an episode of their real wedding which would have occurred years before, but in season eight the producers put together a wonderful episode called “I Do, Again” that portrays the mid-life crisis stricken Charles and Caroline having a second wedding.  Here again, this wedding takes place outside of Walnut Grove and planned on a short amount of time.  Charles & Caroline Ingalls (Michael Landon and Karen Grassle), join a younger couple for a double wedding ceremony and two gorgeous Victorian wedding dresses!Â, Caroline Ingalls’ friend lends her an heirloom wedding gown which fits her perfectly for their last-minute wedding.  While we have no record that anything like this ever occurred in the actual Ingalls family, it made for the most lovely episode!Â. Judge for yourself. Fun Fact! Small towns did not have switchboards or telephone systems until after 1893 when Alexander Graham Bell’s patents expired. And Melissa, I am named after Laura ingalls wilder, so it doesn’t help that I like the books, and I get teased, being called Little Laura at school. Parents dearly hope their children will do better than they themselves did in life, but that wasn't true for Laura and Almanzo. Laura's Wedding Cake Recipe on the LHOP Site Spring has sprung, which means wedding season is in full swing. Meanwhile, Laura is offered a teaching job at a faraway school. In this episode, touchdowns are worth 6 points. When Charles and Almanzo are eating together during lunch break, Charles tells him that positive means “wrong at the top of your voice.” This was the second time this expression was used on the show. Did you know? He may not have gotten there by noon, but he did beat Almanzo. But half a dozen weddings isn’t much considering what a plethora of other episodes there were! After arguing about the quickest way to get there, they decide to make it a race, which produces interesting results. Charles Ingalls: “You sound like my wife.” Walnut Grove now has a boys’ football team, but Albert can be heard mentioning that it used to be fun when they did it last year. At the wedding, Hertzell, his best man, and the organist are all wearing suits from the early 1980s. With Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson. Description Did Karen Grassle have an injury? However, she couldn’t because she had her new married life to focus on. I’ve never seen a dress pattern quite that plain, but the apron could be made quite easily out of the Butterick “Making History” pattern with a few simple adjustments! The adventures of the Ingalls Family continue in Season Seven of “Little House on the Prairie.” The original episodes aired from September 22, 1980, to May 11, 1981. In the scene where the Oleson’s, Nellie, Percival, and his parents are getting ready to sit down to dinner at the restaurant, Benjamin says: “Not pork chops, I hope?” And Percival says, “No, Papa. Laura Ingalls Wilder. Still, the fashion plates of the era did show white wedding gowns during the 1880s, so perhaps it was just an ideal. It was on Utpon this after and still might be available to you on your cable provider. I told my children and my grandchild that this show was the best when i was growing up. In the final scene, Harriet tells Miriam that they will be having Waldorf Salad for lunch. Once again, this wedding takes place in an unfamiliar location (not one of the girls was married in the Walnut Grove church), and Laura and Almanzo were married by a preacher they’d never met before!  (This episode is called simply “Laura Ingalls Wilder“). However, this was not possible in the 1880’s. September 29, 2016 By Little House on the Prairie This may contain affiliate links and we may receive a small commission on purchases. Description: In fact, the real Laura Ingalls Wilder never taught school again after marrying Almanzo on August 25, 1885. This TV series depicted many married women teaching: Laura, Alice Garvey,  and even Harriet and Caroline for temporary periods of time. Did you know? The reddish brown dress with the stand up collar? Fun Fact! When Almanzo runs into Brenda Sue for the very first time, he gives her a perfectly normal, “Hello, how are you doing?” He goes on to say that he hasn’t seen her in months. More Trivia! This episode has the exact same storyline from, , Season 14 Episode 10, “The Sound of Sadness,” which was also written and directed by, Little House on the Prairie – Episode Guide – Season 6 ». When the tables were turned in Season 5’s “The Enchanted Cottage” and Mary was the one who had a chance at getting her eyesight back, Adam had feelings of inadequacy about it. In this episode, Royal has two sons and no daughters. Although his intentions are good, he ends up overexerting the kids with long practices and a philosophy that values winning at all costs. The correct answer?  None of them!  When you watch these girls’ wedding episodes, you will find it amusing that all of the weddings, even if the couples were previously engaged, had something sporadic or unplanned about the actual wedding date.  All of them were either married on a different date than planned,were married outside of Walnut Grove, or were married by someone other than their minister Reverend Alden!Â, Melissa Sue Anderson as Mary Ingalls wore a lovely light blue gown, with long sleeves and a frill of lace at the high neckline.  This wedding dress had decorative buttons down the front, and was handed down to Mary from her mother Caroline Ingalls who had supposedly worn it for her own bridal gown.  (In reality, Mary Ingalls never married, and the evidence we have suggests that Caroline’s wedding gown was either black or very dark colored. ). https://fab-photo.com/2019/08/26/laura-and-almanzo-wilders-wedding-anniversary Description: Fun Fact! Calling your father “Dad” or “Daddy” was not a common practice during that time period. Fun Fact! In the end, Eliza Jane decides to leave, but not before convincing her little brother to let his wife-to-be teach at the school. But when it turns out Caroline is not pregnant at all, but is beginning menopause, she sinks into a deep depression. Almanzo’s dreams of building a home do not go as planned, forcing him to postpone the wedding until he can get back on his feet. More Trivia! 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. While making an out-of-town delivery, Albert and Charles meet and travel with the Cooper family. Hi! At the beginning of this episode, Laura is teaching the students about New York City. Fun Fact! This doesn’t match up with what she told Mary in Season 3’s “I’ll Ride the Wind,” when she claimed that she didn’t remember the girl she was or the dreams she had before meeting Charles. Meanwhile, Harriet is determined to lose a few pounds after her son-law makes some negative comments about her weight. Their first child, Rose, was born on December 5, 1886, and an unnamed baby boy was born in August 1889, but died soon afterward of an unknown cause. Laura married Almanzo Wilder when she was 18 and he was 28, both living near DeSmet, South Dakota. At the time, I didn’t appreciate the lack of fanfare in her wedding day. Your email address will not be published. Some of our favorite facts and tidbits come from Alison Arngrim’s autobiography and Melissa Gilbert’s memoir. Brown's house, at the end of the week. 110. With Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson. She wore a shirred and ruched poke bonnet made to match, though for the ceremony itself Laura had baby’s breath flowers in her hair.  After the wedding, this outfit was worn quite often by Laura Wilder for parties, church events, and important social functions. Since the wager is to see who can get to Sleepy Eye the fastest, it seems that Charles won since he arrived first. It is also the first time little Carrie begins wearing braids. Nov 24, 2018 - This Pin was discovered by Nery America. Fun Fact! Another wedding that comes to mind was Hester Sue Terhune’s, who wore a spectacular white gown at the height of Victorian 1880s fashion.Â. Regarding Season 7 Episode 5 “The Silent Cry” – – –, I think Dub Taylor as Houston Lamb was brilliant in this episode! A collection of delightful drawings of Almanzo and Laura by Garth Williams: Garth Williams Illustrations . 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