Little House on the Prairie
Season 8, Episode 16
Episode 816
Air date February 8, 1982
Written by Don Balluck
Directed by Maury Dexter
Episode Guide
Uncle Jed
Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow (Part 1)

Hester-Sue's ex-husband Sam Terhune comes to Walnut Grove, claiming he has reformed himself from his drinking and gambling and wants a second chance. Hester Sue believes him and it isn't long before they plan to get re-married. But on the wedding day, a surprise visitor shows up; who turns out to be Sam's wife Naomi saying she will divorce Sam and it becomes clear to Hester Sue that he does not deserve a second chance.



Guest Stars




Sam (to Hester Sue): You mean, you don't hate me?
Hester Sue: No. I'd have to still be in love with you to hate you.

Caroline (to Hester Sue) It seems like life has given Sam a second chance. Doesn't everybody deserve that?

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