The Waltons1972 | 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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Fri Feb 27 5:00pm
The Dust-Bowl Cousins(Season 1, Episode 12) HALMRK

The plight of dust-bowl refugees who lost their values as well as their farm. Ham: Warren Vanders. Cora: Jay MacIntosh. Job: Ken Wolger. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandpa: Will Geer.

Fri Feb 27 6:00pm
The Reunion(Season 1, Episode 13) HALMRK

Denver Pyle as a con artist with great plans for the Baldwin sisters' hooch. Emily: Mary Jackson. Mamie: Helen Kleeb. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned.

Fri Feb 27 7:00pm
The Minstrel(Season 1, Episode 14) HALMRK

Mary Ellen's bad case of wanderlust is made worse by the tales of an itinerant minstrel. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned.

Fri Feb 27 8:00pm
The Actress(Season 1, Episode 15) HALMRK

Mary Ellen's star struck, Grandma's scandalized ... predictable reactions to a flamboyant actress stranded at the Waltons'. Richard Thomas. Alvira Drummond: Pippa Scott. John: Ralph Waite. Emily Baldwin: Mary Jackson. Olivia: Michael Learned. Mamie Baldwin (more…)

Mon Mar 2 5:00pm
The Fire(Season 1, Episode 16) HALMRK

A student is caught in a parent-teacher clash over evolution. Lutie: Richard Bradford. Miss Hunter: Mariclare Costello. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite.

Mon Mar 2 6:00pm
The Love Story(Season 1, Episode 17) HALMRK

An old-fashioned love story: John-Boy and "just about the prettiest thing I ever laid eyes on". John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton.

Mon Mar 2 7:00pm
The Courtship(Season 1, Episode 18) HALMRK

John-Boy plays matchmaker for an unlikely pair (Eduard Franz, Danna Hansen). John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Rev. Fordwick: John Ritter. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby.

Mon Mar 2 8:00pm
The Gypsies(Season 1, Episode 19) HALMRK

A Gypsy family's encounter with prejudice. Volta: Gregory Sierra. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Beckwith: William Bramley. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Franzia: Karen Kondan.

Tue Mar 3 5:00pm
The Deed(Season 1, Episode 20) HALMRK

Big-city adventure for John-Boy in a timber-rights battle with a lumber company. John: Ralph Waite. Cissy: Jenny Sullivan. Monty: Randall Carver. Olivia: Michael Learned.

Tue Mar 3 6:00pm
The Scholar(Season 1, Episode 21) HALMRK

John-Boy as a tutor to a woman too proud to admit she can't read or write. Verdie: Lynn Hamilton. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby.

Tue Mar 3 7:00pm
The Bicycle(Season 1, Episode 22) HALMRK

John-Boy plays John Alden for a shy blacksmith courting a starry-eyed city girl (Ivy Jones). Olivia: Michael Learned. John: Ralph Waite. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby.

Tue Mar 3 8:00pm
The Townie(Season 1, Episode 23) HALMRK

Sissy Spacek plays John-Boy's romantic classmate, who's part tiger, part pussycat---and anxious to get married. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Ted Claypool: Nicholas Hammond. John: Ralph Waite. Widow Simmons: Allyn Ann McLerie. Olivia: Michael Learned. Theodore (more…)

Wed Mar 4 5:00pm
The Waltons HALMRK

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…)

Wed Mar 4 6:00pm
The Waltons HALMRK

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…)

Wed Mar 4 7:00pm
The Journey(Season 2, Episode 1) HALMRK

The family tries to help an ailing neighbor who will die unless she can be persuaded to rest. Maggie MacKenzie: Linda Watkins. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Grandpa: Will Geer.

Wed Mar 4 8:00pm
The Odyssey(Season 2, Episode 2) HALMRK

On a hike in the mountains, John-Boy encounters a sick runaway girl. Sarah: Sissy Spacek. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Granny Ketchum: Frances Williams. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Widow: Allyn Ann McLerie. Grandpa: Will (more…)

Thu Mar 5 5:00pm
The Separation(Season 2, Episode 3) HALMRK

After a childish argument, Grandma and Grandpa are threatening to separate. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Grandpa: Will Geer. John: Ralph Waite. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Olivia: Michael Learned. Mamie: Helen Kleeb. Emily: Mary Jackson. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton. Er (more…)

Thu Mar 5 6:00pm
The Theft(Season 2, Episode 4) HALMRK

John is suspected of stealing from a neighbor. John: Ralph Waite. Mrs. Claybourne: Diana Webster. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Stuart Lee: Dennis Dugan. Olivia: Michael Learned. Sheriff: John Crawford. Grandpa: Will Geer. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Amelia: Janit B (more…)

Thu Mar 5 7:00pm
The Roots(Season 2, Episode 5) HALMRK

The Waltons' friend, a widow, is working hard to woo a poor itinerant and his little boy. Verdie: Lynn Hamilton. Hartley: Hal Williams. Jody: Erin Blunt. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Olivia: Michael Learned. John: Ralph Waite. Ike: Joe Conley.

Thu Mar 5 8:00pm
The Chicken Thief(Season 2, Episode 6) HALMRK

After he sees a friend stealing chickens, John-Boy must decide whether to tell the sheriff. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Yancy: Robert Donner. Potter: Richard O'Brien. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Erin: Mary Elizabeth McDonough. Ike: Joe Conley (more…)

Fri Mar 6 5:00pm
The Prize(Season 2, Episode 7) HALMRK

An old beau of Olivia's, planning to run for office, comes to be a judge at the county fair. Olivia: Michael Learned. Oscar: Peter Donat. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. John: Ralph Waite. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Grandpa: Will Geer. Emily: Mary Jackson. Mamie: Hel (more…)

Fri Mar 6 6:00pm
The Braggart(Season 2, Episode 8) HALMRK

An orphan boy's boasts of an upcoming minor-league tryout are thrilling the family---except for John-Boy, who is feeling skeptical and left out. Hobie: Michael McGreevey. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Marcia: Tammi Bula. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Lear (more…)

Fri Mar 6 7:00pm
The Thanksgiving Story(Season 2, Episode 10) HALMRK

Part 1 of two. Injured in a freak accident, John-Boy is covering up serious symptoms in order to study for a scholarship exam. Jenny: Sian Barbara Allen. John: Ralph Waite. Olivia: Michael Learned. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton. Grandpa: Wi (more…)

Fri Mar 6 8:00pm
The Thanksgiving Story(Season 2, Episode 11) HALMRK

Conclusion. John-Boy is covering up serious symptoms in order to study for an exam. Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby.

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