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Trivia: Little House on the Prairie
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  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls of course
    • Former Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle, and later NFL broadcaster for NBC, Merlin Olsen had a recurring role as farmer Jonathan Garvey.
    • Also Victor French, who had been on Bonanza with Landon, then on Highway to Heaven, too.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Andy Garvey became a Navy lawyer.
  • Serendipity Writes The Plot: When the series started, the show's producer had signed an agreement that when the show ended, the site of the town would be returned to its original state. When filming the series finale, they were faced with the cost of demolishing the buildings. Michael Landon had the idea of blowing them up with dynamite, making them easy to haul away. He then wrote the memorable final scene where the townsfolk blow up their own town to accommodate the real-life demolition.

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