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Little House on the Prairie

Darkness Is My Friend (Season 6, Episode 16)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

On a dark and stormy night, Laura and Mary are staying alone at the School For the Blind when they are taken hostage by a trio of escaped convicts. One of the criminals is badly injured, and his cohorts demand to see a doctor. Laura is ...See moreOn a dark and stormy night, Laura and Mary are staying alone at the School For the Blind when they are taken hostage by a trio of escaped convicts. One of the criminals is badly injured, and his cohorts demand to see a doctor. Laura is sent to get Dr. Baker, warned that the consequences will be deadly if she tries any tricks. However, a terrified Laura tells her Pa what is happening. Charles shows up posing as Dr. Baker, but when the real Dr. Baker arrives, Charles is forced to be resourceful to disarm the crooks. Written by Brian Rathjen See less
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Writers
Blanche Hanalis (developed for television by) | Laura Ingalls Wilder (based upon the series of books "Little House" by) | Vince Gutierrez (as Vince R. Gutierrez)
Producer
Composer
Cinematographer
Ted Voigtlander (as Ted Voigtländer)
Casting Director
Susan McCray (as Susan Sukman)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 21, 1980

Release date
Jan 21, 1980 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Michael Landon
Charles Ingalls Charles Ingalls   See fewer
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Karen Grassle
Caroline Ingalls Caroline Ingalls   See fewer
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Melissa Gilbert
Laura Ingalls Laura Ingalls   See fewer
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Melissa Sue Anderson
Mary Ingalls Kendall Mary Ingalls Kendall   See fewer
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Rachel Lindsay Greenbush
Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush) Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush)   See fewer
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Sidney Greenbush
Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush) Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush)   See fewer
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Richard Bull
Nels Oleson Nels Oleson   See fewer
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Katherine MacGregor
Harriet Oleson Harriet Oleson   See fewer
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Alison Arngrim
Nellie Oleson Nellie Oleson   See fewer
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Kevin Hagen
Dr. Hiram Baker Dr. Hiram Baker   See fewer
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Linwood Boomer
Adam Kendall Adam Kendall   See fewer
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Matthew Labyorteaux
Albert Quinn Ingalls Albert Quinn Ingalls   See fewer
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J.S. 'Joe' Young
Head Guard Head Guard   See fewer
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J. Edward McKinley
Conductor Conductor   See fewer
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Ketty Lester
Hester-Sue Terhune Hester-Sue Terhune   See fewer
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Jack Lilley
Stage Driver (uncredited) Stage Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brenda Turnbaugh
Grace Ingalls (uncredited) Grace Ingalls (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Ingalls (uncredited) Grace Ingalls (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.7 / 10 | 137 votes