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Learn more about Little House on the Prairie Season 8:

Format: DVD
Sku: 40711612
UPC: 069458121736
UPC 14: 00069458121736
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Collector's Edition.
Best known for its life-affirming lessons and heartwarming adventures, Little House on the Prairie made its TV debut in 1974 and significantly altered the landscape of television. Loyal fans will relive these exciting and touching adventures, while new viewers will discover the Ingalls' unconquerable courage to build a new way of life. The series, nominated for 17 Emmy Awards and 3 Golden Globes, has become a TV milestone.

The Complete Eighth Season - 1981-1982. Nellie and Percival must move to New York and the Oleson's adopt Nancy. Dr. Ledoux moves to Walnut Grove and proves, beyond a doubt, that he deserves the community's respect. Charles and Nels become concerned when the children of the town are influenced by a daredevil to attempt dangerous stunts. Mr. Edwards loses his son and enlists the aid of Charles to investigate the real circumstances behind his death. The Ingalls and the Wilders share cherished memories when they are snowed in at Christmas. Charles and Caroline risk losing James and Cassandra when an uncle files for custody of the children. Laura and Almanzo's budding marriage faces serious difficulties following Almanzo's terrible stroke. When James is shot and lapses into a coma, Charles turns his to his faith in order to save his adopted son. These and many other exciting adventures from the entire eighth season are presented in this special Collector's Edition!

This six disc collection includes all 22 episodes from Season 8 of Little House on the Prairie!

"One of the finest series ever created for television...intelligent and moving without being overly sentimental.  Bill Treadway, DVD Verdict
"...one of the most popular shows in television history...an American favorite...  Britt Gillette, The DVD Report
"...fresh, poignant, and heartwarming...some of the best family entertainment television has offered.  Christopher W. Czajka, TVDVDReviews.com
"...supremely entertaining if you can overlook the very Hollywood interpretation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life.  Lacey Worrell, DVD Verdict
"...one of the best loved shows ever...if you are huge fan of the series, you will be in absolute Prairie heaven.  NeedCoffee.com

Editor's Note
Based on the autobiographical novels of children's author Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved 1970s television drama LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE chronicles the trials and tribulations of a loving family on the American frontier during the late 1800s. Centered around farmer Charles Ingalls (Michael Landon), his wife Caroline (Karen Grassle), and their three daughters Mary (Melissa Sue Anderson), Laura (Melissa Gilbert), and Carrie (twins Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush), the series also features a strong supporting cast of characters that make up the town of Walnut Grove, providing a warm and textured portrait of 19th-century frontier life. This collection includes every episode of the family drama's eighth season, which witnesses the departure of Melissa Sue Anderson.

Features

Video Features DVD, English

Technical Info


Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Lions Gate
Video Release Date Release Date: 6/14/2005
Video Play Time Running Time: 1200 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1981
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 0889
Video UPC UPC: 00069458121736
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 6

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC], English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio Standard  1.33:1 [4:3]

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Dean Butler
Video Cast Info Jason Bateman
Video Cast Info Karen Grassle
Video Cast Info Lindsay Greenbush
Video Cast Info Melissa Gilbert
Video Cast Info Melissa Sue Anderson
Video Cast Info Michael Landon
Video Cast Info Sidney Greenbush
Video Cast Info Laura Ingalls Wilder - Based On Novel By
Video Cast Info Michael Landon - Director
Video Cast Info Michael Landon - Producer

Awards


Emmy (1983)
   Video Award Name Harry L. Wolf, Nominee, Outstanding Cinematography for a Series

Emmy (1981)
   Video Award Name Larry Germain, Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling

Golden Globe (1981)
   Video Award Name Melissa Gilbert, Nominee, Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama

Emmy (1979)
Video Award Name David Rose, Winner, Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore)

Golden Globe (1979)
   Video Award Name Michael Landon, Nominee, Best TV Actor - Drama

Emmy (1978)
   Video Award Name Hank Edds, Allan Snyder, Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Makeup

People's Choice (1978)
Video Award Name Little House on the Prairie, Winner, Favorite TV Dramatic Program

Emmy (1978)
   Video Award Name Melissa Sue Anderson, Nominee, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Video Award Name Ted Voigtlander, Winner, Outstanding Cinematography for a Series

Golden Globe (1977)
   Video Award Name Little House on the Prairie, Nominee, Best TV-Series - Drama

Emmy (1975)
   Video Award Name Larry Germain, Gladys Witten, Nominee, Outstanding Individual Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Little House On The
Product attributeLabel:   Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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