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The Waltons

The life of a Depression-era family in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains is the subject of this wholesome series. The show is seen from the point of view of eldest son John Boy, who eventually goes to college, serves in World War II and becomes a novelist.

Premiere:
Sep 14, 1972
Original Network:
CBS
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All Upcoming Times for The Waltons

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The Test

S04, E21  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1976)
The offer of a full-time job as a dressmaker in a fashionable shop opens new opportunities for Olivia; guest Abby Dalton.
  • Mon 8/29
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The Quilting

S04, E22  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1976)
Defying Grandma, Mary Ellen refuses to take part in a quilting bee planned to mark her emergence into womanhood.
  • Mon 8/29
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The Recluse

S06, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 29, 1977)
Graduate Ben leaves home to find work; John takes on a huge contract; Jason encounters a lonely recluse.
  • Mon 8/29
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The House

S04, E23  (First Aired: Feb. 19, 1976)
Grandma joins with the Baldwin sisters, against her husband, to save a house in her hometown from demolition.
  • Tue 8/30
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
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The Fledgling

S04, E24  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1976)
John-Boy takes a full-time job to earn a down-payment for a printing press.
  • Tue 8/30
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The Warrior

S06, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 13, 1977)
A startling revelation about the history of Walton's Mountain leads to the beginning of a new American Indian burial ground.
  • Tue 8/30
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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The Collision

S04, E25  (First Aired: Mar. 4, 1976)
An old love (Kathleen Quinlan) urges John-Boy to join the Spanish Civil War. Directed by Richard Thomas.
  • Wed 8/31
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
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The First Edition

S05, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 23, 1976)
John-Boy plans to publish two sensational stories in his newspaper's first edition; guest Conrad Janis.
  • Wed 8/31
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
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The Seashore

S06, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 20, 1977)
The family meets an English girl on a trip to Virginia Beach; Ben plans a night alone with Darlene.
  • Wed 8/31
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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The Vigil

S05, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 30, 1976)
Mary Ellen diagnoses Grandma's abdominal pains as flu, but the elderly woman must be rushed to the hospital.
  • Thu 9/1
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
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The Comeback

S05, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 7, 1976)
A former musician (Merle Haggard) is encouraged to make a comeback as part of a plan for Jason to earn his conservatory tuition.
  • Thu 9/1
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
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The Volunteer

S06, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 27, 1977)
Erin's refusal causes G.W. to leave and join the Army; Maude seeks to market her paintings.
  • Thu 9/1
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The Baptism

S05, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 14, 1976)
A renowned evangelist (John Karlen) comes to lead the annual revival, exciting everyone but John. Directed by Ralph Waite.
  • Fri 9/2
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
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The Firestorm

S05, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 21, 1976)
John-Boy becomes the target of public indignation when he insists on printing excerpts from Hitler's ``Mein Kampf.''.
  • Fri 9/2
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
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The First Casualty

S06, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 10, 1977)
World War II reaches Walton's Mountain as Curt is called to serve; Yancy decides to enlist; G.W. confesses his fear to Erin.
  • Fri 9/2
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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The Nightwalker

S05, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1976)
A night prowler panics Walton's Mountain, threatening the success of Jason's money-raising town dance.
  • Mon 9/5
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The Cloudburst

S05, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1976)
John-Boy sells his Walton's Mountain acreage to meet printing-press payments; Mary Ellen faces a career crisis.
  • Mon 9/5
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The Battle of Drucilla's Pond

S06, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 17, 1977)
The peace and serenity of Walton's Mountain is disturbed when it becomes the site for a round of realistic Army tactical maneuvers.
  • Mon 9/5
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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The Great Motorcycle Race

S05, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1976)
Jim-Bob enters a race on Ike's motorcycle; the Godseys decide to adopt a child. Directed by Richard Thomas.
  • Tue 9/6
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The Pony Cart

S05, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 2, 1976)
A Walton matriarch, Aunt Martha, visits and imposes her way of doing things on everyone.
  • Tue 9/6
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
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The Flight

S06, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 1, 1977)
Jim-Bob makes friends with a runaway boy and his little sister; Elizabeth finds elderly Maude to be a fine replacement for Grandma.
  • Tue 9/6
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The Best Christmas

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 9, 1976)
Bad weather, calamities and emergencies threaten the family's plans to honor Olivia with a Christmas gathering.
  • Wed 9/7
  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
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The Last Mustang

S05, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 16, 1976)
John-Boy is drawn into the controversial election of a sheriff; Grandpa opposes the capture of a lone wild horse.
  • Wed 9/7
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The Milestone

S06, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 8, 1977)
Olivia visits a relative (Louise Latham) as she struggles with menopause; Jim-Bob considers using deceit to get a job.
  • Wed 9/7
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The Rebellion

S05, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 23, 1976)
Grandma refuses to share church-organist duties with her arch rival; restless Olivia resolves to make a change in her life.
  • Thu 9/8
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The Ferris Wheel

S05, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 6, 1977)
An unconscious early memory of Elizabeth's returns as a dream to haunt the entire household and endanger her life.
  • Thu 9/8
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The Celebration

S06, E15  (First Aired: Dec. 22, 1977)
One more big order will clear the Walton's sawmill of all debts; the girls busy themselves playing match maker for the Rev. Buchanan.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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The Elopement

S05, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1977)
Erin decides to elope after her parents refuse her permission to marry; Jason runs into problems managing Ike's store.
  • Fri 9/9
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John's Crossroad

S05, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 20, 1977)
Grandma's medical bills and the mill's deterioration force John to work in Charlottesville. Directed by Richard Thomas.
  • Fri 9/9
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The Rumor

S06, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 5, 1978)
A newly arrived German family arouses suspicions that are increased by Elizabeth's overactive imagination. Directed by Ralph Waite.
  • Fri 9/9
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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