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The List of Memories...
When Little House on the Prairie aired for the first time in Sweden in 1979 I was only two years old, but yet I became a big fan right away. Even today it is still my favourite TV series, and I never get tired of watching it, over and over again. Without a doubt this is the most special TV series ever made.
Karl Swenson was a very warm and loving man. He always had a smile on his face. Karl was a very pleasent man to work with.
Here is my list of memories of the great Karl Swenson. When I saw him on
Little House, he was such a warm presence on the show. His character, Lars
Hanson, was a sweet, gentle soul. I always enjoyed watching him.
Karl Swenson was a wonderful person. I will always remember him as Lars Hanson on Little House on the Prairie. I just loved him as Mr. Hanson! He had so many funny scenes and he can always make me laugh. He was so wonderful to watch! He sure was a great addition to this lovely TV show.
At the annual 'Mayberry Days' festival in Mount Airy, North Carolina in
2002, the special guest was Harvey Bullock-writer of 'The Andy Griffith Show'
episode 'Mr. McBeevee' (guest-starring Karl Swenson). At an event called
'Professor Brower's Lecture' (at the Downtown Cinema), Bullock was the professor's
guest. During the course of the interview while showing clips from 'Mr.
Beevee', Professor Brower became a little choked with emotion over the tender scene
with Andy and Opie in Opie's bedroom concerning his son's supposed
fabrication of the character of Mr. McBeevee.' That had to make Harvey Bullock feel
good, knowing that this scene where Andy ultimately believes Opie's story about
a "Mr. McBeevee", would elicit emotions like that.