Season 1, Episode 5 The Typewriter

First Aired: October 12, 1972

An antique typewriter plays a crucial role in this story about John-Boy's writing career. John-Boy: Richard Thomas. Mamie: Helen Kleeb. Emily: Mary Jackson. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton.

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  • Premiered: September 14, 1972
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  • Premise: 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)

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