Little House on the Prairie

Season 5 Episode 18

The Sound Of Children

Aired Wednesday 12:00 AM Feb 05, 1979 on NBC

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  • Mary discovers she is pregnant and decide it's time for Adam to get closer to his father.

    The Ingall’s are filled with joy and excitement when Mary announces she is expecting a baby. With her impending birth, Mary decides it’s time for Adam and his own father to become closer.
    When Adam’s father arrives in Walnut Grove, he offers Adam a job in his prestigious law firm and a chance to move to the city.
    The Kendall’s decide to go to the big city.

    Mary suffers an emotional miscarriage, it is at this time the Kendall’s discover the only reason Adam’s father wanted them to move to the city and be closer to him was for the unborn baby Mary was carrying.

    After the miscarriage Mary and Adam are still going to the city, until Adam discovers his father no longer wants them to move closer to him. Adam saves Mary from this truth, they decide they are happier in Walnut Grove and decide to stay there.

    This episode is filled with emotion; love, loss, happiness and family closeness and values.