Episode: 088 | Aired: September 11, 1978
Difficulties in Walnut Grove lead the Ingalls family to move to Winoka, where Charles can get work and they will be closer to Mary, who is teaching at a school for the blind. The Olesons and the Garveys also move. Laura meets a thieving orphan named Albert, whom Charles takes a liking to.
Episode: 089 | Aired: September 18, 1978
Its Marys birthday, and Charles sells his fiddle to give her a special gift. Mary has a surprise for Charles too, while Laura gives Mary a card she wrote in Braille
Episode: 090 | Aired: September 25, 1978
A young blind student gains confidence by playing football and helping the Winoka Warriors team win.
Episode: 091 | Aired: October 02, 1978
Laura's classmate Amelia is embarrassed by her grossly overweight father. Despite the mans kindness and decency, she denies even being related to him. Not wanting to bring more shame upon his daughter, Amelias father tells his wife hes traveling on business and moves into the school for the blind.
Episode: 604 | Aired: October 09, 1978
Toby Noe wins $5,000 in a lottery and buys the children a cartload of fireworks. Finally realizing that city life is not for them, the Olesons, Ingalls family and Garveys decide to return to Walnut Grove. Albert Quinn, an orphan befriended by Charles, returns with the Ingalls family.
Episode: 605 | Aired: October 16, 1978
The Ingallses, Olesons and Garveys reach Walnut Grove and find the town rundown and dilapidated. Everyone pitches in and helps rebuild the town to its old glory
Episode: 092 | Aired: October 23, 1978
Jealous of the newfound bond between Charles and Albert, Laura feels like an outcast. When Albert overhears Charles and Caroline talking about Laura's feelings, Albert runs away.
Episode: 093 | Aired: October 30, 1978
Mrs. Oleson's cousin starts a newspaper and Mrs. Oleson finds her calling gossip columnist. When her rumor mongering gets out of control, Charles takes care of business.
Episode: 094 | Aired: November 06, 1978
Mary accepts Adam's proposal of marriage but has second thoughts when she begins to doubt her ability to take care of a child. Her faith is restored when she and Adam rescue a blind child who gets lost in a dust storm.
Episode: 095 | Aired: November 13, 1978
Charless son, Albert, and Jonathan Garveys son, Andy, decide to take a trip to Sleepy Eye alone. Charles and Jonathan agree that the boys are old enough, but decide to secretly follow behind to keep an eye on them. The boys do just fine, but Charles and Jonathan get themselves into a few scrapes!
Episode: 096 | Aired: November 20, 1978
Nellie is hired to tutor Andy Garvey. She shows him her method for getting good grades, but when Andy's mother discovers that he and Nellie are cheating, she puts an end to it.
Episode: 097 | Aired: November 27, 1978
Joe Kagan becomes the first black person to join the congregation in Walnut Grove, something to which Mrs. Oleson is stridently opposed. When the school for the blind is forced to close, Charles and Joe lead the blind students to a new school Walnut Grove has decided to open. Harriet joins them, having learned that they will be joined by additional blind students and their sighted teacher, Hester-Sue Terhune. Harriet believes the name Terhune is very prominent and anticipates meeting a sophisticated woman.
Episode: 098 | Aired: December 04, 1978
Mrs. Oleson meets Hester-Sue Terhune and is shocked and disappointed to discover that she - and her students - are black. Hester-Sue and her students join the group traveling from the school for the blind and they continue on to Walnut Grove.
Episode: 606 | Aired: December 18, 1978
Charles is away for an extended time on a job. During his absence, young Carrie is lonely for her father and decides to dream up an imaginary friend to keep her company.
Episode: 099 | Aired: January 08, 1979
Albert becomes the apprentice of Isaac, an old Jewish man, and his classmates berate him and beat him up, calling him a Jew-lover.
Episode: 100 | Aired: January 15, 1979
A young boy is desperate to prevent his parents from getting a divorce and pretends to go blind.
Episode: 607 | Aired: January 22, 1979
Laura and Albert play matchmakers for the town dance and Toby Noe makes another appearance.
Episode: 101 | Aired: February 05, 1979
Mary finds out that she's pregnant with her first child, and she and Adam contemplate moving in with Adam's estranged father.
Episode: 102 | Aired: February 12, 1979
Mrs. Oleson forecloses on the lakefront property of Kezia, and she, Nellie and Willie cause no end of grief for an elderly recluse who lives there. Laura, Andy and Albert concoct a scheme to get even with the Olesons and claim a monster lives in the lake.
Episode: 103 | Aired: February 19, 1979
A racist farmer creates havoc for all farmers by selling wheat for an unfair price hoping the high price will prevent black farmers from purchasing the wheat. The chaos spins out of control after an assault and barn burning occurs.
Episode: 104 | Aired: February 26, 1979
Mary thinks she is regaining her eyesight when she is able to tell the difference between light and dark. Albert and Laura fix up Mr. Edwardss old home so Mary and Adam can live in it when she is sighted again.
Episode: 105 | Aired: March 05, 1979
Charles stays with a family while looking for some horses to purchase. Things are not well between the husband and wife, but Charles helps to keep the family together.
Episode: 106 | Aired: March 12, 1979
Walnut Grove is infected with anthrax, the result of tainted meat. Charles and Mr. Garvey are robbed when they are returning to the town with medicine, and must convince the crazed thief to return the supplies to them. Laura goes temporarily blind from anthrax poisoning.
Episode: 107 | Aired: March 19, 1979
Albert and Laura help their friend Dylan, who is dying from leukemia, achieve his dream of seeing the Pacific Ocean.