Little Men

Little Men

2 Seasons

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.

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  • Changes
    45:58
    Episode 1

    Changes

    Episode 1

    Jo's husband, Friedrich Bhaer, has died, and everyone expects Jo to close the school. When she hires sailor Nick Riley as caretaker for the grounds, things begin to change.

  • Quarantine

    Episode 2

    A student brings a case of the measles back to Plumfield, so the doctor quarantines the school.

  • Thanksgiving

    Episode 3

    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.

  • Tough Choices

    Episode 4

    Dan is overjoyed when a friend from Boston shows up at Plumfield, but Nat is none too thrilled.

  • Emancipation

    Episode 5

    When Nat discovers a poor black family camping within the Plumfield grounds, everyone learns that prejudice can take many forms.

  • The Christmas Angel

    Episode 6

    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.

  • Philanthropy

    Episode 7

    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.

  • Bluffing
    45:44
    Episode 8

    Bluffing

    Episode 8

    Laurie takes a fancy to poker and Nan steals ideas from Nat for their creative writing assignment.

  • Coming Attractions

    Episode 9

    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.

  • Blame
    45:38
    Episode 10

    Blame

    Episode 10

    Jo's carriage breaks down, stranding her in an upcoming storm. Nick goes out in search of her, leaving Franz in charge of the children.

  • The Living Years

    Episode 11

    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

  • Father Figure

    Episode 12

    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.

  • Looking Forward

    Episode 13

    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.