Little House on the Prairie/The Wolves

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The Wolves
Season 4, Episode 5
Airdate October 17, 1977
Production Number 4005
Written by Lawrence M. Konner
Directed by Michael Landon
Produced by John Hawkins
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The Wolves is the fifth episode of the fourth season of Little House on the Prairie, and the seventy-third 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)

The Town: Richard Bull (Nels Oleson), Kevin Hagen (Dr. Hiram Baker), Katherine MacGregor (Harriet Oleson), Karl Swenson (Lars Hanson)

Guest Star: Merlin Olsen (Jonathan Garvey)

Co-Starring: Don "Red" Barry (Jud Larabee)

Featuring: Patrick Labyorteaux (Andy Garvey), Hersha Parady (Alice Garvey), Alison Arngrim (Nellie Oleson), Jack Lilley (First Man)

Uncredited: Jeffrey the Dog: (Bandit)


Plot Overview

When Laura and her new friend, Andy Garvey discover an injured female wolf, Andy takes the wolf and her babies into his family's barn to take care of them, but when the town discovers what's going on, they get worried about the arrival of more wolves which could potentially threaten their livestock and their families as well.


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