Season 5, Episode 9 The Cloudburst
First Aired: November 11, 1976
To pay off the mounting bills on his newspaper operation, John-Boy sells some land entrusted to him by Grandpa. Shelby: John Carter. Olivia: Michael Learned. Rosemary Fordwick: Mariclare Costello. Rev. Fordwick: John Ritter. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor. Curt Willard: Tom Bower. Martha Rose: Cindy Eilbacher. Lyle Carter: William Bryant. Mrs. Brimmer: Nora Marlowe.
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- Premiered: September 14, 1972
- Rating: None
- 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)