Little House on the Prairie

Season 8 Episode 4

Dark Sage

Aired Wednesday 12:00 AM Oct 26, 1981 on NBC



  • Quotes

    • Mr. Sherman: (to Dr. Ledoux) I don't need the likes of you to tell me how to care for my wife.
      Mrs. Sherman: Nathan, the man did us a favor bringing up the medicine.
      Mr. Sherman: Well, this colored man's got no business giving me advice.
      Mrs. Sherman: Nathan, he's a doctor.
      Mr. Sherman: I know what he is. (to Dr. Ledoux) Tell me something. I heard it took you 17 years to become a doctor. If you're so smart, how come it took you so long?
      Dr. Ledoux: Well, I wanted to be twice as good, so it took me twice as long.
      Mr. Sherman: It really gets under my skin when I think of how many good men like my brother died fighting the war, just so the likes of you could go to school.
      Mrs. Sherman: Nathan, please!
      Mr. Sherman: I'm just saying what folks in town are thinking.
      Dr. Caleb Ledoux: Mr. Sherman, I'm very well aware of how many good men died in that war. 646,392 good men to be exact!