‘Little House on the Prairie’: Laura Ingalls Actor Melissa Gilbert Described This Cast Member as ‘Very Dangerous’

Toilet on the Moor one of the healthiest TV shows to air. And because of the heartwarming life lessons and warm-hearted events, it’s hard to believe how much drama went down behind the scenes of the love series.

We talk behind the scenes, deceiving scandals, and keeping up with castmates. And at one point, Melissa Gilbert (aka Laura Ingalls) even said that one of her members was “dangerous.”

You’ll never believe who he was.

Toilet on the Moor
Karen Grassle as Caroline Quiner Holbrook Ingalls, Gil Gerard as Chris Nelson, Melissa Gilbert as Laura Ingalls Wilder | Bud Gray Photo Bank / NBCU

Actress Laura Ingalls (Melissa Gilbert) has not joined actress Mary Ingalls (Melissa Sue Anderson)

The Ingalls sisters have a beautiful connection to the prairie. But unfortunately, their unconditional love for each other was far from right to how the actors felt towards each other behind the scenes.

Melissa Sue Anderson as Mary Ingalls Kendall
Melissa Sue Anderson as Mary Ingalls Kendall | Bruce Bermilen Photo Bank / NBCU

According to Gilbert in her memoir with the title Prairie story, both failed as the cameras ceased to roll. They didn’t have that “friendly relationship” that the characters share because, according to Gilbert, Anderson was hard to get along with.

“It was cold,” said Gilbert of Anderson. “Although I sometimes wonder if I just never knew how to bring her in. It wasn’t easy for me to get along with. From the beginning, for whatever reason, we didn’t have a really friendly relationship. “

Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls) once said that Melissa Sue Anderson (Mary Ingalls) was ‘dangerous’

According to Alison Arngrim (who plays Nellie Oleson), she watched with her own eyes as the drama expanded between Gilbert and Anderson. As she reveals the fascinating memories, Prairie confession B * tch, Gilbert told her on the first day of filming that Anderson was “dangerous. ”

Arngrim became a member of the series later in the series, so on the first day of filming, Gilbert gave a run down about their cast mates.

“Whatever you do, look out for Melissa Sue Anderson,” Gilbert warned Arngrim. “She is dangerous. She is evil, and I hate her. “(By permission, Gilbert was only about nine years old when she made this statement.)

Gilbert continued, “I am grain to her, and she hates me. She tried to kill me, you know. And she will kill you too, if she gets the chance! ”

Arngrim couldn’t believe it. “It was like we were suddenly in the middle of a really bad prison movie with a midge throw,” she said. “We were told we were looking at our backs by someone who looked like a talking Holly Hobby doll.”

Arngrim continues, saying, “Her warning was a bit awkward … Just what kind of place was this? ”

Melissa Sue Anderson was rude to her co-stars ‘Little House on the Prairie’

Toilet on the prairie
Toilet on the prairie | Silver Screen / Getty Images Collection

According to Arngrim’s memoir, Anderson was very cold to her co-spies on the set of Toilet on the Moor. Actor Nellie Oleson was supposed to be the average man, but behind the scenes, Mary was the real bully.

Anderson apparently avoided all her companions. And as Arngrim tried to be nice to her, Anderson wouldn’t budge.

“I tried to be nice to her,” Arngrim writes. “But it didn’t seem to work. Eventually, being nice to Melissa Sue Anderson became a Zen meditative exercise. I always said, ‘Good morning,’ or, more definitely, cheerfully ‘Good morning, Missy!’ This was usually greeted by a cold look of a sort of ‘uh-huh’ sound going under her breath. It was often lower than this. At times she didn’t even look up from what she was reading, as if I wasn’t even there. ”

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