The concluding portion summarizes and highlights the points that were discussed as required.
The television program to be evaluated and used for the current paper is entitled “Little House on the Prairie” which stories revolve on the Ingalls family and the setting is the late 1800s family’s house which is situated at the farm in Walnut Grove, Minnesota (CBS Interactive Inc., 2012). The television series was aired in 1974 as a western drama, but its popularity was due to its ability to make the shows interesting with intermittent comedy, heart-warming family scenes that present diverse scenarios of social themes ranging from struggling through economic and financial difficulties, family values and traditions, friendship and faith. A social theme that was presented in one of the episodes focused on social interaction, as well as family unity and close bonds, amidst difficulties and trials.
The social themes focused on the family as a close-unit of social structure composed of the father, mother and their children. In the program, the father is Charles Ingalls, played by Michael Landon; while the mother is Caroline Ingalls, played by Karen Grassle. The children are Mary, Laura, Carrie, Freddie, and Grace. There are three adopted children in subsequent episodes to total seven children in all. Due to the large family composed of many members, the social themes of poverty, struggle, and financial difficulties abound. However, family values of love, support, camaraderie, unity, and faith always persevered.
In the episode entitled “A Harvest of Friends”, the father, Charles Ingalls had to work overtime and contract diverse duties with the objective of purchasing the deed to the farm where the family recently moved into. Despite being tired and exhausted from being the sole breadwinner, Charles managed to spend time with his family like joining the rest of the family members at