Why don’t you make a SHORT cake? How ’bout some SHORT ribs? Do we need any SHORTening? You know, you really oughta write a book – SHORT cuts to cooking!
—Nellie Oleson, He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, Part 1
#1 Country Girls – Season 1 Episode 2
Nellie did not start things off on a good foot and insisted on playing the games she wanted to play. But it didn’t take long for Laura to stand up for herself! Did you know this scene is based on the fourth book in the Little House book series, On the Banks of Plum Creek? See more about this episode or buy a digital copy using the buy now button.
#4 – The Camp Out – Season 2 Episode 9
When Laura and Nellie go to the woods together, what could possibly go wrong? Hear Alison Arngrim share a personal story about this episode in the live chat she had with fans. See more trivia about this episode or buy a digital copy using the buy now button.
#5 – Bunny – Season 3 Episode 2
When Laura thinks she has caused Nellie harm, Nellie figures out how to take advantage of the situation. Laura’s final act to expose Nellie’s lies creates a fan-favorite moment between the two girls that has become iconic. Who will ever forget this wild ride!? See more about this episode or buy a digital copy using the buy now button.
Do you have a favorite Nellie moment? Leave a comment below and let us know which is yours.
Did you know that Nellie Oleson was played by Alison Arngrim? In 2010, Alison published Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated as a chronicle of her challenges and triumphs in a life of child stardom and iconic villainy. You can read an interesting article about Alison on our website by clicking here, or if you’d like to relive your favorite Little House scenes, bring home the iconic Nellie Oleson doll from The Queen’s Treasures!
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