Synopsis by Hal Erickson
In the first episode of Little House on the Prairie's second season, the main customer of Charles Ingalls' (Michael Landon) employer goes bankrupt. Denied two months' back wages, Charles and his wife, Mary (Karen Grassle), are forced to take several jobs to pay their mounting bills. Meanwhile, the Ingalls' daughters, Laura (Melissa Gilbert) and Mary (Melissa Sue Anderson), take over all the household chores. Despite the family's trials and tribulations, Charles Ingalls is in his own way the "richest" man in the community.