The Ingalls family is delighted by the birth of a new baby boy, Charles Frederick Ingalls. But Laura is jealous and refuses to pray for his good health. When tragedy strikes, she is overcome with guilt and receives insight from an unlikely friend.
This is one of Melissa Gilbert's "Top Ten" episodes. She has said that the tears at the end of the episode between her and Michael Landon were real. No makeup effects were needed for this touching scene!
Did you know?
The in-town part of this two-part episode was filmed before the "Tinker Jones" episode. You can see that the church doesn't have a bell early in the episode.