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 23 The Medal

First Aired: February 28, 1980

Mary Ellen falls for a Mexican-American paratrooper whose arrival is marred by bigots. Eddie: Enrique Castillo. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor. Smitty: James Crittenden. John: Ralph Waite. Casey: Corbin Bernsen. Corabeth: Ronnie Claire Edwards. Sheriff: John Crawford. Ike: Joe Conley.

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