Gambini the Great


Episode Info

Jack Kruschen guest stars as Gambini, an aging circus artist in whose footsteps his sons are reluctant to follow. When Gambini's show comes to town, Albert (Matthew Laborteaux) is fascinated with the old man's "escape" act -- so much so that he tries to be Gambini's protégé. This proves to be a near-fatal mistake, not only for Albert, but for many of the other kids in Walnut Grove. On a less dangerous note, Albert develops a crush on another circus performer, a girl named Anna Rosa (Gloria Manos).


Michael Landon
as Charles Ingalls
Sidney Greenbush
as Carrie Ingalls
Melissa Gilbert
as Laura Ingalls Wilder
Karen Grassle
as Caroline Ingalls
Katherine MacGregor
as Harriet Oleson
Jack Kruschen
as Rudolpho 'The Great' Gambini
Gloria Manos
as Anna Rosa
Dean Butler
as Almanzo Wilder
Richard Bull
as Nels Oleson
Allison Balson
as Nancy Oleson
Jonathan Gilbert
as Willie Oleson
Missy Francis
as Cassandra Cooper Ingalls
Jason Bateman
as James Cooper Ingalls
Brenda Turnbaugh
as Grace Ingalls
Ketty Lester
as Hester-Sue
Dabbs Greer
as Rev. Alden
Wendi Turnbaugh
as Grace Ingalls
Matthew Laborteaux
as Albert Quinn Ingalls
Stephen Manley
as Marco Gambini
Martha Nix
as Amy Cassidy
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