Run time: 60 mins. Originally released: 1974. 60 discs. Language: English. Little House on the Prairie-The Complete Television Series is the1974-1983 drama television series based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's best-selling books, and was about the trials and tribulations of a young family that settles on the wild American frontier of the 1870s. In this, Michael Landon stars as a simple farmhouse patriarch who heads a household consisting of his wife, four daughters, and eventually, a slew of adopted children in Little House on the Prairie-The Complete Television Series. Look for a late-series appearance by a young Jason Bateman in this 60-disc set as a boy whose parents were killed in a wagon accident. A family-friendly primetime drama, LITTLE HOUSE became successful and enjoyed a prosperous run for nine years because of the right balance in comedy and drama. Included among these 200-plus episodes, this 60-disc set also has special features worth seven hours of content. What s more, the Little House on the Prairie-The Complete Television Series was nominated for 17 Emmy and three Golden Globe awards.