Plot Twist: Little House on the Prairie vs. The Waltons

Did it Happen on the Prairie or up the Mountain?

How well do you know the stories featured on Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons? Can you guess which plot goes to which show? Ah, the plot thickens! Try this fun quiz and test your knowledge of INSP’s favorite families.

 

Plot #1


The family’s claim to their land is challenged when they can’t produce the proper legal paperwork. Now they must raise $200 to sort out their legal troubles.
Correct
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Deed
The correct answer is
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Deed

Plot #2


The town is hoping for a big win in their annual baseball game thanks to a great new pitcher. People begin to bet on the outcome. When the pitcher’s wife learns of the gambling, she forbids him to play. One person is left to find a solution to help the town claim victory.
Correct
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: The Big Inning
The correct answer is
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: The Big Inning

Plot #3


The family’s plan to take a long-awaited camping vacation is complicated when another family invites themselves along on the trip. Poison ivy is the least of their problems when a raging river carries two of the children away.
Correct
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: The Camp Out
The correct answer is
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: The Camp Out

Plot #4


A six-year old deaf girl is abandoned on the family’s doorstep. The family teaches her to talk with sign language, but their kindness causes a crisis with their youngest child.
Correct
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Foundling
The correct answer is
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Foundling

Plot #5


The strict new teacher expels one of the kids from school. Now the teacher must face the wrath of the father of the family.
Correct
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: Troublemaker
The correct answer is
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: Troublemaker

Plot #6


The teacher persuades one of the children to enter a writing contest, but now someone else is encroaching on the teacher’s time and jealousy rears its ugly head.
Correct
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Triangle
The correct answer is
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Triangle

Plot #7


The children in town decide to put on a play, but when one mother rewrites the script, her child is the star with all the lines!
Correct
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: Little Women
The correct answer is
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: Little Women

Plot #8


A gypsy family is stranded when their caravan is damaged in a storm. The family tries to help them, but they are met with suspicion and hostility and a brush with the law.
Correct
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Gypsies
The correct answer is
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Gypsies

Plot #9


A carnival comes to town and the children are fascinated. Then the manager takes off with all the earnings, leaving behind four performers. The family gives them refuge, and in return, the performers put on a show.
Correct
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Carnival
The correct answer is
The Waltons
Waltons Episode: The Carnival

Plot #10


Falling on hard times, the father of the family and a friend hire on with the railroad to haul a wagonload of highly explosive nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain road. They find themselves dealing with situations almost as volatile as the freight they so carefully carry.
Correct
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: The Long Road Home
The correct answer is
Little House on the Prairie
Little House Episode: The Long Road Home

You Got out of right!

Master Plotter

Bravo! You’re an expert! You can tell Walnut Grove from Walton Mountain!
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Uneven Plotting

Pretty good! You can tell the Ingalls from the Waltons most of the time. We recommend watching We recommend watching Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons regularly on INSP.

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Practically Plot-free

Not bad! You can sometimes tell the difference between the Ingalls and the Waltons. We recommend watching We recommend watching Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons regularly on INSP.

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Plot Deprived

Oh my! It looks like you got a few of the stories crossed. No worries. We have the perfect remedy! Simply watch Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons regularly—every weekday on INSP and take this trivia again in the future.

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