The Waltons

The Waltons

1972 - 2010, Drama
A mountain family struggles during the Great Depression and the years following.

Episode Guide

  • The Waltons - A Walton's Family Reunion (Season 9 Episode 24)
    Season 9 Episode 24:

    A Walton's Family Reunion

    "A Walton's Family Reunion" brings together the cast of the beloved series.

  • The Waltons - A Walton's Family Reunion (Season 9 Episode 23)
    Season 9 Episode 23:

    A Walton's Family Reunion

    "A Walton's Family Reunion" brings together the cast of the beloved series.

  • The Waltons - The Revel (Season 9 Episode 22)
    Season 9 Episode 22:

    The Revel

    John-Boy's hopes to have his book published in New York are dashed; the Baldwins plan a lavish ball, but it appears no one will come.

  • The Waltons - The Hostage (Season 9 Episode 21)
    Season 9 Episode 21:

    The Hostage

    Mary Ellen intervenes with a mountain tradition which leads to a kidnap of a young girl. Meanwhile the Baldwin's welcome their eccentric cousin Octavia

  • The Waltons - The Lumberjack (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    The Lumberjack

    Ike and Jim-Bob hunt for uranium; Erin falls for Ben's competitor, a mysterious lumberjack concealing a secret about his family.

  • The Waltons - The Heartache (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    The Heartache

    Rose's wedding is nearly cancelled when she discovers that she has a heart condition. Rosie gets a job but decides she wants to be a stay-at-home mum

  • The Waltons - The Indiscretion (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    The Indiscretion

    Old love letters make Corabeth think Ike is guilty of adultery and want a divorce; Drew wants Elizabeth to spend a night with him.

  • The Waltons - The Threshold (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    The Threshold

    Jim-Bob builds a television set so that the family can see John-Boy's experimental television project

  • The Waltons - The Victims (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    The Victims

    The Waltons come to the rescue of a woman whose drunken husband beats her; Jim-Bob invests in war surplus.

  • The Waltons - The Pearls (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    The Pearls

    Corabeth's sister drops in on Ike while Corabeth is away; Elizabeth, feeling lonely for her parents, makes up her mind to leave home.

  • The Waltons - The Beginning (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    The Beginning

    A new minister (Kip Niven) arouses Corabeth's suspicions and gives advice when Toni decides she can't wed Jason because she's Jewish.

  • The Waltons - The Gold Watch (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    The Gold Watch

    Rose's old suitor returns, concealing a secret about his health; Jason and Jody hire a singer to bring business to the Dew Drop Inn.

  • The Waltons - The Hot Rod (Season 9 Episode 12)
    Season 9 Episode 12:

    The Hot Rod

    Released from military service, Jim-Bob and his friend, Jody, refuse to settle down, until an accident forces them to see things differently

  • The Waltons - The Carousel (Season 9 Episode 11)
    Season 9 Episode 11:

    The Carousel

    The death of Cindy's father reveals she was adopted, and a search for her real parents begins. Due to the lack of attention from Drew, Elizabeth looks elsewhere for romance

  • The Waltons - The Tempest (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    The Tempest

    Mary Ellen finds her husband, Curt (Scott Hylands), in Florida, but he's not the man she remembers; J.D. begs Erin to come back.

  • The Waltons - The Whirlwind (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    The Whirlwind

    Mary Ellen is about to give up school to marry a restless young veteran when she gets some shattering news about her husband Curt

  • The Waltons - The Move (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    The Move

    Erin's vacation is disrupted when she gives Cindy her gas stamps and when J.D. Pickett claims he can't handle the business without her

  • The Waltons - The Last Ten Days (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    The Last Ten Days

    As the war in Japan nears an end, Ben's captor makes an unexpected move; Jason can't commit to Toni; the Army turns down Drew.

  • The Waltons - The Pursuit (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    The Pursuit

    Jim-Bob, home on furlough, meets an old girlfriend (Jennifer Jason Leigh) claiming to be carrying his baby; Ben defies his captors.

  • The Waltons - The Premonition (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    The Premonition

    In Paris, John-Boy becomes a witness to the ongoing carnage of land mines, even though the war in Europe is over, and writes an article to publicize the need for their removal

  • The Waltons - The Triumph (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    The Triumph

    A soldier in Jason's group rediscovers his courage; the Godseys are called before the ration board; word comes of a German surrender.

  • The Waltons - The Pledge (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    The Pledge

    Mary Ellen runs into opposition when she decides to become a doctor; Jason and John-Boy enjoy a birthday surprise from back home.

  • The Waltons - The Outrage, Part 2 (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    The Outrage, Part 2

    John asks President Roosevelt to help Harley, who has been falsely convicted of murder. Meanwhile Corabeth decides to quit her job at the store

  • The Waltons - The Outrage, Part 1 (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    The Outrage, Part 1

    Verdie's husband Harley is arrested for a crime he didn't commit. John tries to prove his innocence or at least stop him from going to prison

  • The Waltons - The Valedictorian (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    The Valedictorian

    Jim-Bob's class is graduating and he has the high grade. As he is the valedictorian, his class prepares a graduation ceremony that is fitting for war time

  • The Waltons - The Medal (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    The Medal

    Mary Ellen receives a medal that was awarded to Curtis after he died. A former friend of Corabeth visits and he and Corabeth begin to see each other much to Ike's dismay

  • The Waltons - The Furlough (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    The Furlough

    John-Boy returns home and tries to recall the details of his plane crash for a comrade's sister; Ike is arrested for draft evasion.

  • The Waltons - The Traveling Man (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    The Traveling Man

    A former boyfriend and dance partner of Rose's comes to visit. Rose and Stanley Perkins resume their relationship however the open road still calls out to Stanley

  • The Waltons - The Last Straw (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    The Last Straw

    The pressures of the War and changing values are affecting John Walton, who thinks about giving up the lumber mill

  • The Waltons - The Inspiration (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    The Inspiration

    Mary Ellen and John enlist Grandma's help to convince Mamie Baldwin to have cataract surgery.

  • The Waltons - The Remembrance (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    The Remembrance

    The family isn't sure what to do with Grandpa's cousin, who came to collect an old debt from Zeb; Jason pursues a girl named Toni.

  • The Waltons - The Prodigals (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    The Prodigals

    Jeffrey and Josh break into Ike's store to retrieve their confiscated gambling winnings; Ben considers going to war.

  • The Waltons - The Idol (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    The Idol

    Elizabeth's favourite teacher and good friend Hazel must reveal that she is dying of a fatal illness, and Elizabeth must learn to live with another loss and learn to forgive Hazel

  • The Waltons - The Unthinkable (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    The Unthinkable

    One of Jason's fellow recruits, a Jewish Polish-American, tells how his grandfather was arrested and killed by Germans in Warsaw.

  • The Waltons - The Fastidious Wife (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    The Fastidious Wife

    When Cindy is introduced to the book The Fastidious Wife, she follows its instruction exactly and almost goes into premature labor due to exhaustion

  • The Waltons - The Spirit (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    The Spirit

    A German prisoner of war escapes North Carolina camp and hides in the mountain. When Jeffrey befriends him, the family asks him in for Christmas Eve

  • The Waltons - The Wager (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    The Wager

    Erin and Mary Ellen enter a 'Run and Ride' race, challenging a traditionally all-male domain. Elizabeth becomes a task master in training Mary Ellen and Erin

  • The Waltons - The Silver Wings (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    The Silver Wings

    Encouraged with his dreams of flying, Jim-Bob finds himself in love with a young married woman whose husband is overseas as a pilot in the air corps

  • The Waltons - The Waiting (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    The Waiting

    While John-Boy lies in a coma, Olivia accepts a job as a Red Cross volunteer, never losing faith or patience for a sign of his recovery. Rose plans a big Thanksgiving feast

  • The Waltons - The Violated (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    The Violated

    While the Waltons wait for news about John-Boy, who is missing in action in Europe, Olivia does volunteer work for the Red Cross

  • The Waltons - The Lost Sheep (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    The Lost Sheep

    Ashley Longworth Jr returns on leave from his ship in the South Pacific, and asks Erin to marry him. The would-be bride accepts, but begins to have doubts when she discovers something unexpected about her future husband

  • The Waltons - The Journal (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    The Journal

    John and Olivia make a decision about publishing a manuscript John-Boy wrote while overseas. Whilst Jeffrey becomes very attached to the dog, Reckless, which is suffering from old age

  • The Waltons - The Starlet (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    The Starlet

    A director making a documentary about the Pickett Plant gains Erin's cooperation by telling her she could be a star.

  • The Waltons - The Innocents (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    The Innocents

    The parents who work at Pickets defense plant leave their children in the parking lot while the parents work. So Olivia wants to open a day care in Picket's bar room for the workers

  • The Waltons - The Diploma (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    The Diploma

    John's military security clearance is threatened when it is discovered he did not graduate from high school. Mean while Mary Ellen takes over for the county Nurse with some difficulty

  • The Waltons - The Kinfolk (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    The Kinfolk

    Olivia's cousin Rose arrives for a visit, bringing her two grandchildren-and problems-with her. Ike and Jim Bob build a huge air raid siren

  • The Waltons - The Home Front (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    The Home Front

    Part two of two. John searches for a missing soldier, Jim-Bob is attacked by a grieving father, and the family receives distressing news from the front line

  • The Waltons - The Home Front (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    The Home Front

    Part one of two. John searches for a missing soldier, Jim-Bob is attacked by a grieving father, and the family receives distressing news from the front line

  • The Waltons - Founders' Day (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    Founders' Day

    Jason composes a final music project for the conservatory; the families of Walton's Mountain argue over who was the first settler.

  • The Waltons - The Tailspin (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    The Tailspin

    Jim-Bob's dreams of flying in the Air Corps are shot down; Mary Ellen tries to match Erin with Curt's old friend, an Army sergeant.

  • The Waltons - The Torch (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    The Torch

    The Waltons try to protect their father from an old flame; Elizabeth and Cindy open a canteen for the soldiers of Camp Rockfish.

  • The Waltons - The Outsider (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    The Outsider

    Ben shocks the family with a new bride, and finds married life is not that easy; Ike surprises Corabeth with the wrong fountain.

  • The Waltons - The Legacy (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    The Legacy

    Emily Baldwin thinks the Army-officer son of her old love is his father, returned to court her; Elizabeth struggles with adolescence.

  • The Waltons - The Attack (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    The Attack

    Ike is hospitalized after a heart attack, leaving Elizabeth in charge of his store; Ben and Jim-Bob go into the molasses business.

  • The Waltons - The Pinup (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    The Pinup

    Mary Ellen becomes overprotective of her son and neglects her career; Ben's photo of Erin is turned into Camp Lee's official pinup.

  • The Waltons - The Burden (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    The Burden

    An incredible bit of luck saves reckless Jim-Bob from possible serious injury, causing a drastic change in his rebellious attitude.

  • The Waltons - The Parting (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    The Parting

    Olivia, worried John is overworking himself, suggests a vacation, only to learn disturbing news about herself after returning home.

  • The Waltons - The Obstacle (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    The Obstacle

    The Walton family takes in an old school friend of John-Boy's who is confined to a wheelchair after suffering an injury in the war.

  • The Waltons - The Conscience (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    The Conscience

    Jason grapples with his misgivings about joining the Army; Jim-Bob gets a military tattoo after being told he is too young to enlist.

  • The Waltons - The Boosters (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    The Boosters

    Ben decides to take advantage of a wartime increase in traffic by opening an auto court; Yancy studies barbering through the mail.

  • The Waltons - The Yearning (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    The Yearning

    Elizabeth finds love when the Waltons house the new minister after a skunk strikes the parsonage; the Baldwins write their memoirs.

  • The Waltons - Day of Infamy (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Day of Infamy

    News of the Pearl Harbor attack affects each of the Waltons - especially Mary Ellen, as her husband is a doctor stationed in Hawaii and she was planning on joining him there

  • The Waltons - The Beau (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    The Beau

    A former boyfriend of Grandma's comes to visit. He understands her struggles with a stroke. Elizabeth is upset that someone seems to take Grandpa's place

  • The Waltons - The Illusion (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    The Illusion

    Verdie's daughter Esther (Joan Pringle) arrives with her child, bitter over the frustrations of being a college-educated black woman.

  • The Waltons - The Captive (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    The Captive

    Jim-Bob tries to teach Elizabeth to drive; Corabeth's business ventures are ruined by her secret drinking. Directed by Ralph Waite.

  • The Waltons - The Portrait (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    The Portrait

    Erin is strangely attracted to a troubled artist (Jared Martin) just returned from Paris; Grandma gets a canary that refuses to sing.

  • The Waltons - The Changeling (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    The Changeling

    Elizabeth's refusal to grow up causes strange occurrences around the Walton home; Jason conducts a radio show for the lovelorn.

  • The Waltons - The Obsession (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    The Obsession

    Desperate to do well on her exams, Mary Ellen becomes dangerously dependent on amphetamines; Cissy walks out on her husband, Yancy.

  • The Waltons - The Moonshiner (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    The Moonshiner

    Jason tries to reform disreputable relative Boone Walton (Morgan Woodward); Daisy, John-Boy's ex-fiancee, comes to Walton's Mountain.

  • The Waltons - The Calling (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    The Calling

    Jim-Bob's new love, the Baldwin's cousin, has more things than him on her mind; Ben unknowingly hires a drunkard to work at the mill.

  • The Waltons - The Empty Nest (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    The Empty Nest

    Both Matt Sarver (Michael Conrad) and the lumbermen at home offer John good business deals; Erin and Mary Ellen return.

  • The Waltons - The Empty Nest (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Empty Nest

    John struggles to fill a huge lumber contract; Erin and Mary Ellen move to Charlottesville; guest Michael Conrad.

  • The Waltons - Grandma Comes Home (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:

    Grandma Comes Home

    An unhappy Grandma returns home to a loving and excited family and an overprotective Grandpa; a shy boy makes plans to see Elizabeth.

  • The Waltons - The Revelation (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    The Revelation

    John-Boy announces his engagement to Daisy and is offered an assignment in London; Grandpa 'helps' Elizabeth's lemonade business.

  • The Waltons - The Return - Part Two (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    The Return - Part Two

    Erin's secret second job is revealed; a sudden cave-in traps John, Jim-Bob, Ben and others in the reopened mine shaft.

  • The Waltons - The Return - Part One (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    The Return - Part One

    John-Boy returns to a pre-war, impoverished Walton's Mountain and tries to reopen a long forgotten mine

  • The Waltons - The Ordeal - Part Two (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    The Ordeal - Part Two

    Elizabeth is badly injured in a fall from a faulty log pile and must learn to walk again.

  • The Waltons - The Ordeal - Part One (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    The Ordeal - Part One

    Ben and Jim-Bob feel guilty after Elizabeth breaks her legs in a fall from a log pile they stacked improperly.

  • The Waltons - The Family Tree (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    The Family Tree

    Verdie searches for her family history with Jason's help. Elizabeth stretches the truth to her soldier pen pal letting him think she's 18 and looks like Erin.

  • The Waltons - The Anniversary (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    The Anniversary

    John makes secret plans to celebrate his and Olivia's 25th anniversary; Curt and Mary Ellen stave off temptation while separated.

  • The Waltons - The Festival (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    The Festival

    Jason encounters racism when he and Josh audition for the Spring Festival and Elizabeth falls in love with a new schoolmate

  • The Waltons - Spring Fever (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Spring Fever

    Mamie Baldwin thinks her declining rosebush is a sign of her own impending death whilst Jim Bob and Ben fight over each other's girlfriends

  • The Waltons - The Rumor (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    The Rumor

    A newly arrived German family arouses suspicions that are increased by Elizabeth's overactive imagination. Directed by Ralph Waite.

  • The Waltons - The Celebration (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    The Celebration

    After years of hard work, the Walton family is out of debt and Corabeth is interested in getting the handsome new preacher married

  • The Waltons - The Milestone (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    The Milestone

    Olivia is forced to deal with the loss of emotional composure as she enters menopause and Jim-Bob struggles to reach manhood

  • The Waltons - The Children's Carol (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    The Children's Carol

    Olivia's faith in God is reaffirmed when Jim-Bob uses his radio to locate two English children's mother

  • The Waltons - The Children's Carol (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    The Children's Carol

    Olivia's faith in God is tested by the horrors of the oncoming war and by events within her community and her family

  • The Waltons - The Flight (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    The Flight

    Jim-Bob makes friends with a runaway boy and his little sister; Elizabeth finds elderly Maude to be a fine replacement for Grandma.

  • The Waltons - The Battle of Drucilla's Pond (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    The Battle of Drucilla's Pond

    The peace and serenity of Walton's Mountain is disturbed when it becomes the site for a round of realistic Army tactical maneuvers.

  • The Waltons - The First Casualty (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    The First Casualty

    World War II reaches Walton's Mountain as Curt is called to serve; Yancy decides to enlist; G.W. confesses his fear to Erin.

  • The Waltons - The Grandchild - Part Two (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Grandchild - Part Two

    The joy surrounding the birth of the Waltons' first grandchild is diminished when Mary Ellen's baby is stolen.

  • The Waltons - The Grandchild - Part One (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The Grandchild - Part One

    Pregnant Mary Ellen believes she is under a terrible spell after a close friend loses her baby.

  • The Waltons - The Volunteer (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    The Volunteer

    John and Olivia must accept that Erin is growing up when G.W. Haines proposes marriage. But what will G.W do when Erin turns down his proposal?

  • The Waltons - The Seashore (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    The Seashore

    The Waltons go on vacation at the Baldwin's beach cottage and meet a mysterious English girl. Ben tries to enjoy the carefree life home alone.

  • The Waltons - The Warrior (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    The Warrior

    The startling history of Walton's Mountain leads to the beginning of a new Indian burial ground and Myrtle, the goat, is healed.

  • The Waltons - The Recluse (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Recluse

    Jason befriends a mysterious recluse who loves music and Ben leaves home to look for a job in a defense plant.

  • The Waltons - The Stray (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    The Stray

    Mysterious events at the Walton farm lead to the discovery of a 12-year-old orphan boy, who attaches himself to John Walton.

  • The Waltons - The Hawk (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    The Hawk

    A fierce hawk threatens peace on the Walton farm and a handsome new minister is chosen for the Walton community.

  • The Waltons - The Achievement (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    The Achievement

    When six weeks pass with no word from the publisher about his novel, John-Boy travels to New York and to a turning point in his personal and professional life.

  • The Waltons - The Go-Getter (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    The Go-Getter

    As an aggressive used-car salesman, Ben loses loved-ones' respect; Olivia plays Cupid for Sheriff Bridges.

  • The Waltons - The Hiding Place (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    The Hiding Place

    The Baldwins' niece Hilary arrives, seeking a hiding place from the horrors of the war breaking out in her native Austria.

  • The Waltons - The Long Night (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    The Long Night

    Grandma's hospitalization troubles the family, especially Grandpa, who becomes depressed and withdrawn.

  • The Waltons - The Heartbreaker (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    The Heartbreaker

    Jason falls for Curt's sister (Linda Purl), who left her husband to become a singer. Directed by Ralph Waite.

  • The Waltons - The Inferno (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    The Inferno

    John-Boy is deeply affected when he witnesses the crash of the Hindenburg. Curt tries to find a way to be alone with Mary Ellen

  • The Waltons - The Hero (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    The Hero

    John-Boy is determined to create a memorial to mark the day that the Jefferson County Doughboys returned from the war.

  • The Waltons - The Career Girl (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    The Career Girl

    Erin's high school graduation forces her to face adulthood, including a career direction.

  • The Waltons - John's Crossroad (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    John's Crossroad

    Grandma's medical bills and the mill's deterioration force John to work in Charlottesville

  • The Waltons - The Elopement (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    The Elopement

    Erin's first love returns to town and intends to marry her, but her parents think she is too young and want her to finish school first

  • The Waltons - The Ferris Wheel (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    The Ferris Wheel

    An unconscious early memory of Elizabeth's returns as a dream to haunt the entire household and endanger her life.

  • The Waltons - The Rebellion (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Rebellion

    Grandma refuses to share church-organist duties with her arch rival; restless Olivia resolves to make a change in her life.

  • The Waltons - The Last Mustang (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    The Last Mustang

    The Waltons struggle to maintain the integrity of a local public office and to safeguard the freedom of the last local mustang

  • The Waltons - The Best Christmas (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    The Best Christmas

    Bad weather, calamities and emergencies threaten the family's plans to honor Olivia with a Christmas gathering.

  • The Waltons - The Pony Cart (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    The Pony Cart

    A Walton matriarch, Aunt Martha, visits and imposes her way of doing things on everyone.

  • The Waltons - The Great Motorcycle Race (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    The Great Motorcycle Race

    The youngest Walton boy, Jim-Bob, takes his first step into the world when he enters a race, riding Ike's motorcycle.

  • The Waltons - The Cloudburst (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    The Cloudburst

    John Boy raises money to save his newspaper by selling his land to a mining company, unaware of the damage the new owners will do to the environment

  • The Waltons - The Wedding - Part Two (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Wedding - Part Two

    Mary Ellen reconsiders her wedding as her relationship with Dr. Willard deepens; the doctor vanishes with clinic funds.

  • The Waltons - The Wedding - Part One (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Wedding - Part One

    Mary Ellen announces her engagement to David Spencer; Dr. Curtis Willard arrives at Walton's Mountain.

  • The Waltons - The Nightwalker (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Nightwalker

    A night prowler panics Walton's Mountain, threatening the success of Jason's money-raising town dance.

  • The Waltons - The Firestorm (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Firestorm

    John-Boy becomes the target of public indignation when he insists on printing excerpts from Hitler's 'Mein Kampf.'.

  • The Waltons - The Baptism (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The Baptism

    A renowned evangelist (John Karlen) comes to lead the annual revival, exciting everyone but John. Directed by Ralph Waite.

  • The Waltons - The Comeback (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Comeback

    A former musician (Merle Haggard) is encouraged to make a comeback as part of a plan for Jason to earn his conservatory tuition.

  • The Waltons - The Vigil (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Vigil

    Mary Ellen diagnoses Grandma's abdominal pains as flu, but the elderly woman must be rushed to the hospital.

  • The Waltons - The First Edition (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The First Edition

    John-Boy plans to publish two sensational stories in his newspaper's first edition; guest Conrad Janis.

  • The Waltons - The Wedding (Season 5 Episode 7/8)
    Season 5 Episode 7/8:

    The Wedding

    Mary Ellen announces her engagement to young David Spencer and after the initial shock, the Waltons join with the entire community to make plans for the big event.

  • The Waltons - The Collision (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    The Collision

    An old love (Kathleen Quinlan) urges John-Boy to join the Spanish Civil War. Directed by Richard Thomas.

  • The Waltons - The Fledgling (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    The Fledgling

    John-Boy takes a full-time job to earn a down-payment for a printing press.

  • The Waltons - The House (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    The House

    Grandma joins with the Baldwin sisters, against her husband, to save a house in her hometown from demolition.

  • The Waltons - The Quilting (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    The Quilting

    Defying Grandma, Mary Ellen refuses to take part in a quilting bee planned to mark her emergence into womanhood.

  • The Waltons - The Test (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    The Test

    The offer of a full-time job as a dressmaker in a fashionable shop opens new opportunities for Olivia; guest Abby Dalton.

  • The Waltons - The Big Brother (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    The Big Brother

    A 12-year-old tries to con the Waltons and Baldwins out of $25 needed to free her swindler grandfather from jail.

  • The Waltons - The Burn Out: Part One (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    The Burn Out: Part One

    John-Boy struggles with guilt after fire destroys part of the Walton home and the family becomes temporarily separated.

  • The Waltons - The Burn Out: Part Two (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    The Burn Out: Part Two

    John-Boy struggles with guilt after fire destroys part of the Walton home and the family becomes temporarily separated; the Walton children learn lessons about themselves away from home.

  • The Waltons - The Fox (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    The Fox

    Despite his battle tales, Grandpa resists efforts to reunite him with his Spanish-American War comrades. Directed by Richard Thomas.

  • The Waltons - The Secret (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Secret

    Suspecting that he may be adopted, Jim-Bob investigates the circumstances of his birth and uncovers a long-hidden family secret.

  • The Waltons - The Search (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    The Search

    Olivia and two of her children become lost on Walton Mountain, while Grandma keeps Erin and Mary Ellen busy doing chores all day.

  • The Waltons - The Intruders (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    The Intruders

    A rival lumber company threatens to put Walton and Sons out of business and young Ben Walton picks the worst possible time to leave home.

  • The Waltons - The Nurse (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    The Nurse

    Mary Ellen learns about math, science and humanity as she works with a public-health nurse while preparing to enter nursing school.

  • The Waltons - The Estrangement (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    The Estrangement

    The Waltons offer refuge to a woman who left her husband (Richard Hatch), a Walton relative and moonshiner.

  • The Waltons - The Abdication (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    The Abdication

    After he helps with the filming of a writer's experiences with the Waltons, John-Boy is offered a job in New York.

  • The Waltons - The Loss (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Loss

    When a young widow comes to stay in their home, the Walton children learn a hard lesson about how to cope with another person's grief.

  • The Waltons - The Emergence (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Emergence

    Olivia is a substitute teacher at Walton's Mountain School; John-Boy's old flame, Marcia, returns with her new fiance.

  • The Waltons - The Competition (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    The Competition

    Erin and Mary Ellen compete for the attentions of a visiting forestry student; Olivia cares for a foster child.

  • The Waltons - The Wing Walker (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Wing Walker

    Emotional entanglements follow when John-Boy invites a woman wing-walker (Lee Purcell) to stay at the Walton home.

  • The Waltons - The Breakdown (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Breakdown

    Jason has a breakdown after taking on too many responsibilities in an attempt to prove his worth; guest Mayf Nutter.

  • The Waltons - The Boondoggle (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Boondoggle

    A journalist finds a secret in the Baldwin sisters' family when he visits Walton's Mountain. Directed by Ralph Waite.

  • The Waltons - The Prophecy (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    The Prophecy

    Thinking himself a failure compared to his more successful former classmates, John Walton is apprehensive and irritable as he contemplates his high school class' 25th reunion.

  • The Waltons - The Fighter (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    The Fighter

    An aspiring preacher (Cleavon Little) enters a boxing match in order to win enough money to build a church on Walton's Mountain.

  • The Waltons - The Genius (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Genius

    John-Boy brings home his college tutor, a 16-year-old genius who seems to possess no social skills.

  • The Waltons - The Sermon (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Sermon

    Miss Hunter and the Rev. Fordwick take a two-week honeymoon, leaving Olivia in the classroom and John-Boy at the pulpit.

  • The Waltons - The Venture (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    The Venture

    The family may lose its considerable investment in a new business when John is hospitalized with pneumonia

  • The Waltons - The Woman (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    The Woman

    John and Olivia prepare for their 20th anniversary; John-Boy falls for an older woman writer and plans to leave.

  • The Waltons - The Song (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    The Song

    Ben's plan to win a girl's (Erin Moran) heart sends her into the arms of Jason. Directed by Richard Thomas.

  • The Waltons - The Statue (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    The Statue

    John-Boy's story, if published, may devastate Emily Baldwin; Grandpa's raffle prize is a statue of a woman.

  • The Waltons - The Choice (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    The Choice

    Amid plans to expand his business, John considers Jason's desire to study music a waste of time.

  • The Waltons - The Shivaree (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    The Shivaree

    Olivia plans a wedding for a friend's daughter, but the city-bred fiance (Bruce Davison) objects to the proceedings.

  • The Waltons - The Caretakers (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    The Caretakers

    Grandpa gets angry and moves out with Grandma after John suggests he take life a little easier.

  • The Waltons - The Beguiled (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    The Beguiled

    An unscrupulous coed (Darleen Carr) steals John-Boy's notes, but blame falls on a male student (Willie Aames).

  • The Waltons - The Matchmakers (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    The Matchmakers

    Ike Godsey falls in love with the Waltons' cousin Corabeth; John-Boy arranges for Erin to be photographed.

  • The Waltons - The Lie (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    The Lie

    John-Boy tries to unravel the circumstances of a hit-and-run charge brought against Ben in a nearby town.

  • The Waltons - The Birthday (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    The Birthday

    Grandpa loses his will to live after a near-fatal heart attack; the family takes desperate measures.

  • The Waltons - The Visitor (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    The Visitor

    The Waltons help prepare for the return of an old friend's wife, but strange circumstances surround the visit.

  • The Waltons - The Departure (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    The Departure

    Feeling "put out to pasture," John seeks adventure by leaving to work in a Norfolk shipyard.

  • The Waltons - The Job (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Job

    John-Boy's job reading to a young blind woman (Elayne Heilveil) involves him in the hostile girl's struggles.

  • The Waltons - The Book (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    The Book

    John-Boy's stories being accepted for publication upstages Jason's first professional musical job; guest Mayf Nutter.

  • The Waltons - The Marathon (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Marathon

    Against Olivia's wishes, John-Boy enters a dance marathon with a girl he met in a neighboring town; guest Charles Haid.

  • The Waltons - The Spoilers (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    The Spoilers

    A former New York stockbroker and his family move to Walton's Mountain and upset the equilibrium of the residents; guest Linda Purl.

  • The Waltons - The System (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The System

    John-Boy defends an athlete (Richard Masur) he tutored after having to report him for cheating on a history exam.

  • The Waltons - The Ring (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Ring

    Mary Ellen discovers a beautiful ring in a secondhand purse she bought for a date with John-Boy's best friend.

  • The Waltons - The Romance (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Romance

    Olivia takes a night-school art class and receives other attentions from the instructor (David Selby).

  • The Waltons - The Runaway (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Runaway

    Jim-Bob runs away after all ignore his sadness over the death of a guinea pig entrusted to his care.

  • The Waltons - The Thoroughbred (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    The Thoroughbred

    John-Boy enters a mule in the annual cross-country race and finds himself competing for Selena's affections.

  • The Waltons - The First Day (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The First Day

    A highly anticipated first day at college starts with John-Boy giving a pretty coed a ride but ends in total disaster.

  • The Waltons - The Conflict (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Conflict

    The Waltons rally to help their aunt fight a government eviction.

  • The Waltons - The Conflict (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Conflict

    The Waltons' loyalty is tested by a conflict between family members.

  • The Waltons - The Conflict (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Conflict

    Grandpa helps his aged sister-in-law fight Government eviction from her land when her house is condemned for a highway right of way.

  • The Waltons - The Car (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    The Car

    John-Boy arranges to trade work for a car, then the owner (Ed Lauter) backs out of the deal; guest Bonnie Bartlett.

  • The Waltons - The Five-Foot Shelf (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    The Five-Foot Shelf

    A broke salesman buys a doll for his daughter with Olivia's down-payment on a set of books.

  • The Waltons - The Graduation (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    The Graduation

    John-Boy returns his new high-school graduation suit so the family can afford to buy a new cow when Chance dies. Richard Thomas and Ralph Waite star

  • The Waltons - The Ghost Story (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The Ghost Story

    The children of the Walton family are excited about the possibility of speaking with spirits when they get a Ouija board.

  • The Waltons - The Fulfillment (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    The Fulfillment

    The town blacksmith (Victor French), whose wife cannot have children, becomes fast friends with an 8-year-old orphan boy.

  • The Waltons - The Cradle (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    The Cradle

    News that she is pregnant cuts short Olivia's debut as a door-to-door saleswoman, throwing the family into turmoil.

  • The Waltons - The Gift (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Gift

    Grandpa offers a few words of wisdom to Jason, who has just discovered a close friend has been diagnosed as suffering from a terminal illness. Ron Howard guest stars

  • The Waltons - The Heritage (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    The Heritage

    A land developer has the idea of turning Walton's Mountain into a resort complete with hot mineral springs, and he offers John Walton a generous cash offer for his property.

  • The Waltons - The Honeymoon (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    The Honeymoon

    Olivia seems to be overworked and in need of a holiday so, after 19 years of marriage, John schemes to take her on a belated honeymoon.

  • The Waltons - The Awakening (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Awakening

    Grandma's troubled by age and suffers from a hearing loss as she nears her 68th birthday but won't do anything about it. Meanwhile Mary Ellen falls in love for the first time.

  • The Waltons - The Triangle (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Triangle

    Miss Hunter is so taken by John-Boy's essay about someone who is an inspiration to him that she encourages him to perfect it and send it into a competition.

  • The Waltons - The Air Mail Man (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Air Mail Man

    An airmail plane has engine trouble and the pilot has to take emergency measures by landing the craft in the Waltons' meadow

  • The Waltons - The Bequest (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Bequest

    There is great excitement in the Walton household when Grandma receives the news that an old friend has left her an unexpected bequest of $250.

  • The Waltons - The Substitute (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Substitute

    The Waltons Mountain teacher needs to take leave from the because of a family emergency. Miss Pollard, the relieving teacher, comes from New York and stays at the Walton home.

  • The Waltons - The Thanksgiving Story (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Thanksgiving Story

    John-Boy is rushed into hospital to have a blood clot removed from his brain. Bittersweet American drama, starring Richard Thomas and Michael Learned

  • The Waltons - The Thanksgiving Story (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Thanksgiving Story

    The family prepares for Thansgiving; John-Boy suffers a head injury.

  • The Waltons - The Thanksgiving Story (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Thanksgiving Story

    Thanksgiving is approaching and John-Boy is excited as he has been accepted by Boatwright University to sit for their scholarship exam, and because his girlfriend is back

  • The Waltons - The Fawn (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Fawn

    John-Boy becomes a rent collector for a neglectful, dishonest landlord; Erin nurses an orphaned fawn. Directed by Ralph Waite.

  • The Waltons - The Braggart (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Braggart

    A teenage orphan who once stayed with the Waltons returns with news of a tryout with a professional baseball scout.

  • The Waltons - The Prize (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Prize

    The family prepares for the county fair; Olivia has a visit from her childhood sweetheart (Peter Donat), now wealthy.

  • The Waltons - The Chicken Thief (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Chicken Thief

    John-Boy sees Yancy Tucker stealing some chickens. He is then torn between keeping quiet for his friend's sake, and reporting what he witnessed to the Sheriff

  • The Waltons - The Roots (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Roots

    Farm worker Harley Foster and his son Jodie meet the Walton children when they're all picking peaches at the same orchard. The two are invited to stay a few days with the Waltons

  • The Waltons - The Theft (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Theft

    A widow accuses John of stealing while he was working in her mansion; guest Dennis Dugan.

  • The Waltons - The Separation (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Separation

    The Walton family is excited about the barn dance, but their excitement turns sour when a visit from the electric company dampens their high spirits

  • The Waltons - The Odyssey (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Odyssey

    John-Boy becomes frustrated at not being able to find a quiet place to write so he heads up to the mountain to spend the night at an isolated cabin

  • The Waltons - The Journey (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Journey

    Maggie McKenzie has a bad heart but she wants to return to the place where she and her husband began their life together so she asks John-Boy to take her there

  • The Waltons - The Crisis (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    The Crisis

    Olivia tries a radical polio treatment developed by Sister Kenny of Australia.

  • The Waltons - The Crisis (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    The Crisis

    The faith of the Walton family is sorely tried when Olivia contracts polio.

  • The Waltons - An Easter Story (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    An Easter Story

    The faith of the Walton family is sorely tried when Olivia contracts polio.

  • The Waltons - The Townie (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    The Townie

    John-Boy's casual date for the movies decides to unleash her considerable feminine charms on him.

  • The Waltons - The Bicycle (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The Bicycle

    John-Boy helps a blacksmith (Ned Beatty) write to a woman; Olivia neglects the family to sing in a choir.

  • The Waltons - The Scholar (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Scholar

    An illiterate woman (Lynn Hamilton) whose daughter is graduating from college asks John-Boy to teach her.

  • The Waltons - The Deed (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    The Deed

    John-Boy seeks city employment when a legal mix-up threatens the Waltons' lumber rights; guest Garry Walberg.

  • The Waltons - The Gypsies (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Gypsies

    John-Boy invites Gypsies to camp on the Waltons' land, despite dire predictions; guest Gregory Sierra.

  • The Waltons - The Courtship (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    The Courtship

    John-Boy and Grandpa play matchmaker for Olivia's visiting uncle, but the women disapprove of their choice.

  • The Waltons - The Love Story (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Love Story

    John-Boy falls for a woman (Sian Barbara Allen) who left home to return to her father's house on Walton's Mountain.

  • The Waltons - The Fire (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    The Fire

    Tragedy strikes the life of a young girl befriended by the Waltons when her drunken father burns the schoolhouse when he learns they are being taught the theory of evolution.

  • The Waltons - The Actress (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    The Actress

    film star is stranded on the mountain when her car breaks down and is invited to stay with the Waltons, but Olivia is not convinced by her tall tales. Guest starring Pippa Scott

  • The Waltons - The Minstrel (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Minstrel

    Mary Ellen becomes enamored of a 19-year-old wandering minstrel and fails to help the family at a time when she is needed

  • The Waltons - The Reunion (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Reunion

    The sheriff asks John-Boy's help when the Baldwin sisters' cousin (Denver Pyle) plans to bootleg their "recipe."

  • The Waltons - The Dust Bowl Cousins (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Dust Bowl Cousins

    The Denby cousins move in unexpectedly and take advantage of hospitality.

  • The Waltons - The Literary Man (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Literary Man

    A colorful, self-styled writer (David Huddleston) dazzles John-Boy who jeopardizes a timber contract.

  • The Waltons - The Legend (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Legend

    An old World War I buddy of John's tries to hide his failure in life by bragging about his daring wartime deeds.

  • The Waltons - The Ceremony (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Ceremony

    A Jewish family which fled Nazi Germany tries to live isolated in a mountain cabin; guest Radames Pera.

  • The Waltons - The Boy From the C.C.C. (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Boy From the C.C.C.

    An injured runaway betrays the Waltons' trust; Elizabeth accuses her father of not helping care for an ailing raccoon.

  • The Waltons - The Sinner (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Sinner

    The Waltons welcome a visiting preacher (John Ritter) and his mentor (Collin Wilcox-Horne), a fiery missionary.

  • The Waltons - The Star (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Star

    A meteorite lands in the Baldwin sisters' recipe room, causing quite a stir among the locals who believe it to be a heaven-sent omen of hope

  • The Waltons - The Typewriter (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Typewriter

    John-Boy's sisters unknowingly sell a museum-piece typewriter he borrowed from the Baldwins to a junkman.

  • The Waltons - The Hunt (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Hunt

    John-Boy struggles with his beliefs about killing but proves his courage on a turkey hunt with his father.

  • The Waltons - The Calf (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Calf

    The Walton children learn the family cow's calf, sold to a neighboring farmer, is due to be slaughtered.

  • The Waltons - The Carnival (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Carnival

    The children befriend four performers stranded on the mountain after the carnival moves on; guest Billy Barty.

  • The Waltons - The Foundling (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Foundling

    The Waltons work together to teach sign language to a 6-year-old whose mother abandoned her.