Set in rural Massachusetts, the series chronicles the heroic struggles of Jo Bhaer (the Jo March character of Little Women) as she attempts to manage Plumfield, a boarding school for boys, after the tragic death of her husband Fritz.
TV-G. A student brings a case of the measles back to Plumfield, so the doctor quarantines the school.
TV-PG. 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.
TV-PG. Dan is overjoyed when a friend from Boston shows up at Plumfield, but Nat is none too thrilled.
TV-PG. When Nat discovers a poor black family camping within the Plumfield grounds, everyone learns that prejudice can take many forms.
The Christmas Angel
TV-PG. 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.
TV-G. 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.
TV-G. 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.
The Living Years
TV-G. Asia's father arrives in Concord for an unbidden reunion while Nick takes a temporary job at the Mr. Gerson's general store, where he finds some unbidden attention of his own
TV-PG. 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.
TV-PG. 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.