Little Men (TV Series 1998–1999)

Season 1

1ChangesChanges (7 Nov. 1998)
Jo's husband, Friedrich Bhaer, has died, and everyone expects Jo to close the school. When she hires sailor Nick Riley as caretaker for the grounds, things begin to change.
2QuarantineQuarantine (14 Nov. 1998)
A student brings a case of the measles back to Plumfield, so the doctor quarantines the school.
3ThanksgivingThanksgiving (21 Nov. 1998)
Amy reluctantly agrees to send her daughter to Plumfield after Jo enrolls the school's first girl, and Nick plans on returning to the sea.
4Tough CrimesTough Crimes (28 Nov. 1998)
Dan is overjoyed when a friend from Boston shows up at Plumfield, but Nat is none too thrilled.
5EmancipationEmancipation (5 Dec. 1998)
When Nat discovers a poor black family camping within the Plumfield grounds, everyone learns that prejudice can take many forms.
6The Christmas AngelThe Christmas Angel (21 Dec. 1998)
While out looking for the perfect Christmas tree, Nick and the boys come upon a severely injured woman. Everyone pitches in to help her, but also struggle with their first Christmas without Mr. Bhaer and certain loved ones.
7PhilanthropyPhilanthropy (2 Jan. 1999)
Laurie donates a library's-worth of books to Plumfield, which inspires Franz to assign a project on philanthropy and reveals Nick's illiteracy. In the meantime, Jo's beloved horse falls ill, and chances of recovery look grim.
8BluffingBluffing (16 Jan. 1999)
Laurie takes a fancy to poker and Nan steals ideas from Nat for their creative writing assignment.
9Coming AttractionsComing Attractions (30 Jan. 1999)
Meg is taken with an associate of Laurie's while Dan and Bess are at each other's throats as they're paired up for a science project.
10BlameBlame (6 Feb. 1999)
Jo's carriage breaks down, stranding her in an upcoming storm. Nick goes out in search of her, leaving Franz in charge of the children.
11The Living YearsThe Living Years (13 Feb. 1999)
Asia'a father who's a vagrant whom she hasn't seen in years comes to town. He tries to reconcile with her but she doesn't want anything to do with him. Jo invites him to dinner and he says he'll be there but doesn't show up.
12Father FigureFather Figure (20 Feb. 1999)
Nat asks Nick to enter a father-son ski tournament with him, so Jo must teach Nick how to ski. Laurie offers to be Dan's father for the day, which gives Nan an interesting idea.
13Looking ForwardLooking Forward (6 Mar. 1999)
Amy commandeers Plumfield for an evening in order to impress a high society lady while Dan goes on a vision-quest to find his identity.