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 8, Episode 4 The Diploma

First Aired: October 4, 1979

Lt. Eller requires John to produce his diploma or lose his Army contract; and Mary Ellen takes her nursing skills to the backwoods. Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor. Ronie: Janette Lane Bradbury. Olivia: Michael Learned. Sweet Billy: Les Lannom. Ike: Joe Conley. Grandma Floyd: Madeleine Taylor Holmes. Rose: Peggy Rea. Erin: Mary Beth McDonough.

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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)

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