The Waltons

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • None

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…)

Season 9, Episode 21 The Hostage

First Aired: May 28, 1981

Mary Ellen rescues a girl from a contracted marriage, and her enraged fiancé kidnaps Elizabeth in retaliation. Sheriff Bridges: John Crawford. Elizabeth: Kami Cotler. Job: Gary Grubbs. Jason: Jon Walmsley. Octavia: Mary Wickes. Erin: Mary McDonough. Sissie: Debbie Lytton. Ben: Eric Scott.

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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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