Little People, Big World

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  • TV-PG
  • 2010
  • 25 Seasons
  • 6.2  (2,677)

Little People, Big World was a reality television series that was created by TLC in 2006. The show focused on the life of the Roloff family, who were all little people. The family consisted of parents Matt and Amy, and their four children, Zach, Jeremy, Molly, and Jacob. The show depicted what their everyday lives were like, as well as the unique challenges that they faced as a family of little people.

Matt and Amy Roloff were both born with dwarfism, a condition that causes short stature. They met each other at a little people's conference and got married in 1987. They bought a 34-acre farm in Oregon and started raising their family there. Little People, Big World followed the family's life on the farm. They showed how Matt and Amy managed the farm, raised their children, and dealt with the challenges that came with being little people.

Viewers got a glimpse into the family's daily lives, as well as many milestones in their lives. The show followed the children as they grew up and went through various stages in life, such as going to school, getting jobs, and getting married. Viewers were able to witness the Roloff family's joys and sorrows, from Molly and Jacob graduating high school to Zach getting married, all while gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges that little people face.

Little People, Big World was unique because it was able to break down barriers and educate viewers about the challenges of being a little person. The show discussed topics such as dwarfism, health challenges that little people face, and the emotional struggles of growing up with a unique condition. By showcasing the family's daily life, the show was able to humanize little people and show viewers that they are just like everyone else, with hopes, dreams, and challenges.

Throughout the show, Matt and Amy's relationship was a central focus. The couple faced challenges in their marriage, but they also showed how they worked together to overcome those challenges. At times, the couple experienced financial difficulties, which was depicted on the show. However, their love for each other and their family never faltered, which was a core theme of the series.

Little People, Big World was also unique because it was not scripted. The show was more of a documentary style, where the cameras just followed the family around and captured their everyday lives. This added to the authenticity of the show, and many of the viewers became invested in the family's life.

The show was successful and as a result, it aired for 14 seasons, making it one of the longest-running reality series on TLC. It also spawned multiple spin-offs, including Little People, Big World: Wedding Farm, Little People, Big World: Back to the Farm, and Little People, Big World: A Wedding Story.

In conclusion, Little People, Big World was a reality TV show that followed the lives of the Roloff family, who were all little people. The show depicted their daily lives on a farm in Oregon and showed how the family coped with the challenges of being a little person. It highlighted the family's joys and sorrows, as well as their unique obstacles. The show became popular because it was authentic and humanized little people. It was successful and became a long-running series, spawning multiple spin-offs.

Little People, Big World is a series that is currently running and has 25 seasons (404 episodes). The series first aired on December 6, 2010.

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Where's Amy?
11. Where's Amy?
April 16, 2024
Dealing with the fallout of the farm sale going south, Matt surprises everyone when he proposes to Caryn. Amy looks to bring everyone together by throwing a fundraiser on the farm, and Zach and Tori's lives are turned upside-down by an emergency surgery.
Ms. Deniability
10. Ms. Deniability
April 9, 2024
With their charity event fast approaching, tensions erupt when Matt accuses Amy of overstepping her authority; meanwhile, Jackson faces his fears and follows through on a promise he made to his mom.
So Old Matt Roloff's Gonna Die?
9. So Old Matt Roloff's Gonna Die?
April 2, 2024
Matt's medical procedure leaves him and Caryn on edge as they think about their future together; Amy and Chris make plans for the upcoming fundraiser; to celebrate the beginning of summer, Zach and Jackson plan a family campout.
This Will Be a Disaster
8. This Will Be a Disaster
March 26, 2024
Dealing with the fallout of the farm sale going south, Matt surprises everyone when he proposes to Caryn. Amy looks to bring everyone together by throwing a fundraiser on the farm, and Zach and Tori's lives are turned upside-down by an emergency surgery.
Let's See the Ring
7. Let's See the Ring
March 19, 2024
Dealing with the fallout of the farm sale going south, Matt surprises everyone when he proposes to Caryn. Amy looks to bring everyone together by throwing a fundraiser on the farm, and Zach and Tori's lives are turned upside-down by an emergency surgery.
A Complete and Total Surprise
6. A Complete and Total Surprise
March 12, 2024
Zach and Tori deal with a challenging revelation from Jackson. Amy reacts to seeing Matt's new house build. Matt has a surprise for Caryn that will change their relationship forever.
We'll Do It My Way
5. We'll Do It My Way
March 5, 2024
Zach's parenting skills are put to the test when Tori goes on a girls' trip, leaving him to watch all three kids by himself; Amy pushes forward with her plans for the charity event but struggles to get Matt, Caryn and Chris on board with her ideas.
Get Your Girlfriends Straight
4. Get Your Girlfriends Straight
February 27, 2024
Matt and Caryn realize how much their tastes clash when shopping for their new home; Matt invites Chris over to hang with his inner circle, and no topic is off limits; Zach and Tori take the kids bowling for a friendly family competition.
Amy and Chris' Happily Ever After Part 1
3. Amy and Chris' Happily Ever After Part 1
February 20, 2024
Zach
Sitting on a Knife's Edge
2. Sitting on a Knife's Edge
February 20, 2024
The family rallies around Zach as he suffers a major medical crisis that lands him in emergency surgery. Matt forges ahead with his new house build despite the upset it's caused. Amy is left dumbfounded when Matt reveals his future plans for the farm.
A Farm Divided
1. A Farm Divided
February 13, 2024
The legacy of Roloff Farms is at stake as Matt and Zach fail to reach an agreement on a farm deal; Zach and Tori relocate to Battle Ground, Wash., and welcome a new addition to the family; Matt makes a big decision about what's next for the farm.
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Where to Watch Little People, Big World
Little People, Big World is available for streaming on the TLC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Little People, Big World on demand at Max, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and TLC.
  • Premiere Date
    December 6, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (2,677)