|"Episode 703: A New Beginning"|
| Season 7, Episode 703 |
# in Series
|Air date||October 6, 1980|
|Written by||John T. Dugan|
|Directed by||William F. Claxton|
| Previous episode:|
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Part 2
| Next episode:|
Fight Team Fight!
Unable to make a living in Walnut Grove, Jonathan Garvey moves to Sleepy Eye to start his own freight business. His fledgling business quickly becomes the target of robbers, and it isn't long before Jonathan – wanting to stop it – becomes a deputy sheriff. He catches the ringleader, but the matter quickly becomes personal when Andy is beaten by the leader's underlings.
- Michael Landon: Charles Ingalls
- Karen Grassle: Caroline Ingalls
- Melissa Gilbert: Laura Ingalls Wilder
- Jeffrey: Bandit