The Waltons 1972 | TV Show

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A popular, long-running drama about a close-knit family in rural, Depression-era Virginia, based on the experiences of series creator and narrator Earl Hamner Jr. Sentimental and often moving, the Emmy-winning series told stories of family trials, triumphs (more…)

Premiered: September 14, 1972

Rating: TV-G

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Season 8, Episode 19 The Inspiration

First Aired: January 31, 1980

Miss Mamie refuses to undergo cataract surgery because her father died on the operating table. Miss Emily: Mary Jackson. Steve: Philip Linton. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Drew: Tony Becker. John: Ralph Waite. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor. Elizabeth: Kami Cotler. Ike: Joe Conley.

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January 24, 1980

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