Little House on the Prairie - Modern Times in Walnut Grove
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (1980): Nellie tells Percival that he is short….uses words with the word “short” in it to insult him. She used the word "shortening." However, shortening was not invented until 1911. (Wikipedia) This episode states that Laura is 16. She was born in 1867. So the year in the episode should be 1883.