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Bless All the Dear Children is the Christmas TV movie adaptation of the NBC drama Little House on the Prairie. Marked as the fourth and final Christmas episode, it premiered on December 17, 1984.


Two-year-old Rose Wilder is kidnapped when she, Laura, Almanzo, and Mr. Edwards are doing some Christmas shopping in Mankato. As the adults go on a frantic search for her, someone unexpectedly comes into their midst. Back in Walnut Grove, Nels has a plan to teach his greedy daughter, Nancy, some important lessons about the true meaning of the season and the Carters, who can't afford presents for their two children, have a rough Christmas ahead of them.


Actor/actress(es) Character(s)
Melissa Gilbert Laura Ingalls Wilder
Dean Butler Almanzo Wilder
Richard Bull Nels Oleson
Victor French Isaiah Edwards
Kevin Hagen Dr. Hiram Baker
Allison Balson Nancy Oleson
Stan Ivar John Carter
Pamela Roylance Sarah Carter
Lindsay Kennedy Jeb Carter
David Friedman Jason Carter
Shannen Doherty Jenny Wilder
Leslie Landon Etta Plum
Robert Casper Sherwood Montague
Patricia Pearcy Elsa Norris
Robin Clarke Patrick Norris
Harvey Vernon Mr. Baker
Joel Graves Sam
J.S. "Joe" Young Beggar
Colin Hamilton Mr. Dodsworthy
Stephen Roberts Dr. Langley
Kate Williamson Nurse
Robert L. Lee Ticket agent
Henry Max Kendrick
Richard Armstrong
Jack Dunlap
Garin Bougié Butcher boy
Jack Lilley Stagecoach driver
Ruth Foster Melinda Foster
Ike Eisenmann Erich Schiller
Angella Kaye School Girl
Michael Landon (EP) Charles Ingalls
Jennifer and Michelle Steffin Rose Wilder

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