Little House on the Prairie/The Long Road Home

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The Long Road Home
Season 2, Episode 18
Airdate March 3, 1976
Production Number 2017
Written by John Hawkins
Directed by Michael Landon
Produced by John Hawkins
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The Long Road Home is the eighteenth episode of the second season of Little House on the Prairie, and the forty-second episode overall.

Starring: Michael Landon (Charles Ingalls), Karen Grassle (Caroline Ingalls), Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls), Melissa Sue Anderson (Mary Ingalls), Lindsay Sidney Greenbush (Carrie Ingalls)

Guest Stars: Victor French (Isaiah Edwards), Richard Jaeckel (Murphy)

Special Guest Star: Louis Gossett (Henry Hill)

Co-Starring Bonnie Bartlett (Grace Edwards), Radames Pera (John Edwards), Brian Part (Carl Edwards), Kyle Richards (Alicia Edwards), John Mitchum (Sam Benson), Bill Quinn (James Frazer), Robert Doyle (Homer), Frank Ferguson (Calder), Larry Golden (Bodeen)

Featuring: Guy Raymond (Conductor), Judson Pratt (Sam Wallace), Jim Boles (Garvey)


Plot Overview

Charles and Mr. Edwards take a job delivering explosives along with two other men, Murphy and Henry Hill; during their journey, they face rough roads, bandits and the racial tension between Murphy (who is white) and Henry (who is African-American).


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