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 and values with great simplicity and honesty. Its genesis was a superb 1971 teleplay, 'The Homecom (more…)

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Season 7, Episode 1 The Empty Nest

First Aired: September 21, 1978

John considers leaving Waltons Mountain to take a new job. First of two parts. Olivia: Michael Learned. Matt: Michael Conrad. Grandma: Ellen Corby. Joe: Lou Frizzell. Pringle: Dick Whittington. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor.

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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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