Rumors of Matt Roloff's death began circulating in 2010, as a result of the fifth season finale of "Little People, Big World." Ambiguous footage from the episode caused viewers to believe Matt had died when, in reality, he suffered an attack of vertigo.
Fans of "Little People, Big World" were displeased by the show using ambiguous footage to make it appear as though Roloff had died. Shortly after the episode aired, Roloff himself came forward to clarify his good health. As of Nov. 10, 2015, a total of nine seasons of "Little People, Big World" have aired on TLC, with the most recent season concluding on Sept. 1, 2015.