The Waltons

Short Description of Show: The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II.

Duration: 60 min

Quality: HD

Release: 1972

IMDb: 7.6

Season 1 - The Waltons
14 Sep 1972
"The family takes in a deaf girl who was abandoned by her mother."
21 Sep 1972
"Four carnival performers are stranded after the carnival leaves Walton's Mountain, so they stay with the Waltons while they try to get back home."
28 Sep 1972
"The children are upset when their father sells a newborn calf to another farmer who intends to slaughter it for beef."
05 Oct 1972
"John-Boy goes on his first turkey hunt with his father and two of his friends."
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19 Oct 1972
"When a meteorite falls through the Baldwin sisters' roof, it has strange effects on the people of Walton's Mountain; the sisters are convinced by their cousin Polonius that the star is a ..."
26 Oct 1972
"Reverend Mathew Fordwick arrives in Walton's Mountain, but his credibility is tarnished even before his first service after drinking \"the recipe\" at an afternoon with the Baldwin sisters."
Season 2 - The Waltons
13 Sep 1973
"An elderly neighbor reinforces John-Boy's feelings that despite hard times he is lucky to be surrounded by a loving family."
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04 Oct 1973
"The disappearance of some valuable silver pieces throws suspicion on one of the Waltons."
11 Oct 1973
"An itinerant worker and his young son stay with the Waltons, causing the son to want his father to give up life on the road."
18 Oct 1973
"A local \"Robin Hood\" who steals from the \"haves\" and gives to the \"have-nots\" causes a crisis of conscience for John-Boy"
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01 Nov 1973
"When a grownup Hobie Shanks visits the Waltons, John Boy seems to be the only one put off by his outlandish claims."
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29 Nov 1973
"The promise of inherited money is behind some happy moments and unusual conflicts for the Walton Family."
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20 Dec 1973
"John Boy's growing attachment to Miss Hunter is rocked when she becomes interested in someone else."
03 Jan 1974
"Grandma is turning 68 and concerned about getting old. She may have a hearing loss. Mary Ellen is attracted to a college man."
10 Jan 1974
"Olvia and John finally get a chance to take their postponed honeymoon to Virginia Beach."
17 Jan 1974
"An offer to buy their land makes the Waltons think about what it would be like to have more money than they need."
24 Jan 1974
"Jason and John Boy's friend Seth is diagnosed with leukemia. Seth wants to teach Jason how to play a recorder he made for him before he dies."
31 Jan 1974
"Olivia is happy to learn that she is pregnant again, but John worries that having another baby will be hard for her."
07 Feb 1974
"Curtis and Ann are unhappy to learn that they are unable to have children of their own. However, an orphan boy visiting with the Waltons shows them that they can still have a family by adopting him."
14 Feb 1974
"Strange things are occurring at the Walton home. The family uses a Ouija board to ask questions about the happenings. A small boy staying at the home is to leave to meet his father. Things happen to prevent this."
21 Feb 1974
"John Boy graduates from school. Needs a suit. Ends up with grandpa's suit."
07 Mar 1974
"SPOILER: Olivia buys books from a peddler who does not turn in the order - basically steals the money to buy doll for his child. Ends up returning doll and giving back money to Olivia."
14 Mar 1974
"John Boy is in need of a car, now that he is in college. He finds a good car owned by a neighbor, but he refuses to part with it, even after John Boy makes a deal with him to trade the car for work performed on his house."
Season 3 - The Waltons
12 Sep 1974
"Grandpa's sister in law is being forced out of their home by a government project. The Waltons go to their land to help defend the homestead. John-Boy is torn between his ideals and the family loyalty."
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26 Sep 1974
"John Boy and his mule aim to get the Walton family name on a local race's trophy for the first time since Grandpa won the race years ago. It seems to be a sure victory until a well-to-do college mate and his thoroughbred racehorse enter."
03 Oct 1974
"Everyone in the Walton house is too busy to pay attention Jim Bob so he takes matters into his own hands."
10 Oct 1974
"In this episode, John Boy encourages his mother, Olivia's, talent in painting. He tells her that there are free Art classes available at the high school in Charlottesville. After hilarity ..."
17 Oct 1974
"Mary Ellen finds a ring in a purse she got. Belongs to a neighbor. Loses it at a dance."
24 Oct 1974
"John Boy tutors another person on a scholarship. He cheats during test and has to be turned in. John Boy acts as his lawyer to keep him in college rather than be expelled."
31 Oct 1974
"A mountain man moves his family back to Walton's Mountain. The family members (except the father) are city folks and do not enjoy the mountains. Spoiled brats who try to show the Waltons they are country hicks."
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14 Nov 1974
"John Boy gets his book of short stories published. Everyone happy - until the bill comes. Turns out it is a vanity press that just prints books but you pay for it."
21 Nov 1974
"John Boy gets a job reading to a blind woman. He encourages her to live instead of sulk because of her blindness."
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12 Dec 1974
"Former neighbor, an elderly man comes back to Walton's Mountain to live. Everyone helps to get the house ready for wife. BUT wife is dead. The man does not accept this fact."
19 Dec 1974
"Grandpa has heart problems. Thinks he is going to die."
02 Jan 1975
"Ben secretly borrows John Boy's car and gets both into trouble."
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23 Jan 1975
"Grandpa and Grandma feel left out and move to house-sit for for a neighbor. John has to hire someone to help at mill who turns out to be no good. Things get better and work out for all."
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06 Feb 1975
"John wants to expand the mill and call it Walton and Sons, but Jason wants to study music. He tries to get a scholarship. John-Boy is told he should write a novel."
13 Feb 1975
"Grandpa wins a statue at a raffle. The statue resembles his old girlfriend. Grandma does not like having the statue around. They end up getting rid of the statue."
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27 Feb 1975
"John-Boy falls for a poet who is visiting his college. He almost leaves with her to New York. Meanwhile, John and Olivia celebrate their anniversary by renewing their vows."
06 Mar 1975
"John takes on a loan to improve the business and he gets a big order. Grandpa gets sick and cannot help at the mill. John gets sick and cannot do it. The neighbors pull together to help build the new improved mill."
Season 4 - The Waltons
11 Sep 1975
"The reverend and teacher get married. Olivia is asked to be the substitute teacher and John Boy is asked to preach the sermon."
18 Sep 1975
"John-Boy's dean asks him to take care of a 16-year-old genius college student for a weekend. The genius is gifted in all academic areas, but woefully lacking in social graces. He ends up helping in a play and is able to join in family fun."
25 Sep 1975
"A prize fighter (Cleavon Little) arrives searching for work, living and training in the Waltons' barn. Some are put off by his fighting, but he wants to build a church in the community. Loses fight but community helps to build the church."
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09 Oct 1975
"A traveling reporter visits the mountain to write story about Judge Baldwin. What he finds upsets the Baldwin sisters and disturbs the community. The report digs for more information and finds the truth which is much better."
16 Oct 1975
"Jason spends too much time playing with a band. His school work, music lessons, and health begin to suffer. Comes to understanding with band. John-Boy gets a part-time job in a library; the librarian wants him to choose it as a profession."
23 Oct 1975
"Jim-Bob falls in love with a wing-walker. John-Boy writes an article about her. She takes a lot of risks. Maude Gormley gives her goat, Myrtle, to the Waltons. They give her a rocking chair."
30 Oct 1975
"Mary Ellen and Erin both fall for a forestry student. He is there to study the trees on Walton's Mountain. Erin and the forestry student date."
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13 Nov 1975
"Cousin Olivia, who married on the mountain in The Shivaree episode, returns to Walton's Mountain following her husband's sudden death. Family cat has kittens and dies giving birth. Elizabeth and Cousin Olivia both have to heal."
20 Nov 1975
"King Edward VIII abdicates the throne and the Waltons follow the story. Meanwhile, a movie production team is in town and John-Boy reconnects with a friend who's part of the production crew. John-Boy is offered a job."
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11 Dec 1975
"Mary Ellen is eager to begin nursing school, but is unhappy to learn that she lacks the education in algebra and chemistry needed to enter."
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01 Jan 1976
"Olivia and Elizabeth take a car trip; Jim-Bob is forced to also go. They have car trouble. Elizabeth wanders off. Olivia and Jim-Bob find her but by now, all are lost. Jim-Bob uses his skills to keep everyone safe till they are found."
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22 Jan 1976
"John-Boy smokes a pipe and Grandpa leaves a heater plugged in and turned on. A fire breaks out, burns most of the house. John-Boy loses his completed novel to save Erin. John-Boy, Grandpa, and Erin all feel miserable."
29 Jan 1976
"John-Boy sees a young innocent looking girl who appears to be traveling alone. He takes her home. She seems to fit in, but Grandpa sees through her."
05 Feb 1976
"Olivia gets a job in the city as a dressmaker. She enjoys it but soon realizes she misses the family too much. Maude Gormley isn't adjusting well to life in a retirement home and returns to the mountain."
12 Feb 1976
"Mary Ellen resists joining in on a quilting when she reaches the marrying age. This hurts Grandma's feelings."
19 Feb 1976
"An old abandoned home is condemned. Grandpa wants the wood and Grandma wants to save the house - it was where he and she first kissed. She is upset, but feels better when Grandpa saves the stained glass window."
26 Feb 1976
"John-Boy wants to buy a printing press to start his own newspaper. Works hard to earn money for the down payment."
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Season 5 - The Waltons
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30 Sep 1976
"Grandma is sick and Mary Ellen misdiagnosis the ailment. Grandma has to go to the hospital and Mary Ellen realizes she has a lot to learn."
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14 Oct 1976
"A famous evangelist visits Walton's Mountain to preach and baptize converts. He is too much of a fire and brimstone preacher for John's taste."
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28 Oct 1976
"An unknown person is walking around Walton's Mountain at nights and causing worry. Ike opens Godsey's Hall and Jason decides to hold a community dance. The town meets the unknown stranger and welcomes him in."
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04 Nov 1976
"Mary Ellen is engaged to Dr David Spencer and they plan the wedding. Dr Curtis Willard arrives to be the town doctor. Mary Ellen begins to have second thoughts about her engagement."
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18 Nov 1976
"Jim-Bob fixes up Ike's old motorcycle and enters a motorcycle race. The Godseys look into adopting a baby."
02 Dec 1976
"Martha Corrine, Grandpa's sister in law, comes to the mountain to die. She helps Ben build a pony cart."
09 Dec 1976
"Olivia wants this Christmas to be the best ever. Everything seems to happen to prevent this."
16 Dec 1976
"A wild mustang is captured on Walton land and Grandpa wants it to remain be and remain free. Meanwhile, it is sheriff election time and John-Boy writes about the candidates. Ep is up for re-election."
23 Dec 1976
"Another woman begins to play the church organ instead of Grandma which upsets Grandma. Olivia is restless and decides to get a perm with terrible results."
06 Jan 1977
"Elizabeth has nightmares about being trapped on a Ferris wheel. Something happened to her when she was younger. Meanwhile, Ben is worried about being short."
13 Jan 1977
"The forestry student who visited the mountain a few episodes previous, now returns to the mountain and asks Erin to marry him."
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03 Feb 1977
"The Waltons find out Sheriff Ep is a decorated war hero and John-Boy wants to write about it. Ep wants to keep it quiet. Also, an old friend of Ep's comes to visit. Jim-Boy likes to talk to her about cars and war."
10 Feb 1977
"John-Boy won the right to accompany news reporters to a news event - the Hindenburg. Sees it burst into flames."
17 Feb 1977
"Curtis Willard's sister left her husband to pursue a singing career. Visits Curtis. Jason falls in love with her and helps her with singing."
24 Feb 1977
"Grandma is in the hospital and Grandpa wants to bring her home. He is forbidden to visit in the hospital because she needs her rest. (Ellen Corby in real life had a stroke and was not able to perform.)"
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Season 6 - The Waltons
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13 Oct 1977
"An elderly Indian and his grandson visit the mountain to find their family burial ground. It is on the Waltons' land."
20 Oct 1977
"The Waltons visit the seashore and stay at the Baldwin's beach home. An English girl is staying there. Meanwhile Ben stays home, hoping to enjoy time alone. He is anything but alone."
27 Oct 1977
"GW Haines proposes to Erin. She says no. GW joins the army. Meanwhile, Rover, the family peacock, is in heat and making a lot of noise."
03 Nov 1977
"Mary Ellen gives birth to the Waltons' first grandchild, John Curtis Willard. However, Cassie, a lonely and superstitious teenage neighbor whose premature baby girl was stillborn, believes ..."
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17 Nov 1977
"Soldiers practice war at Drusilla's pond. Corabeth teaches a tap dance routine to Elizabeth and Aimee. They put on a show."
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08 Dec 1977
"Feeling old and restless, Olivia visits her Aunt Kate in her home town. Jim-Bob wants to get a job but needs both parents to sign a permission slip."
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22 Dec 1977
"The Waltons have one remaining payment on their mortgage. John and the family rush to complete one big lumber job to pay it off. As they celebrate, Ike Godsey faces financial trouble. The Waltons help Ike."
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26 Jan 1978
"Jason practices his music for a town festival. He finds Josh, Verdie's son, plays the horn. They practice together. The festival organizers do not want Josh. Elizabeth and Aimee Godsey compete for the same boy. (Spring 1940)"
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09 Feb 1978
"Jason helps Verdie research her family tree. They find people who knew her family. Elizabeth starts writing to a soldier at Camp Lee, pretending she is 18 years old by sending Erin's picture as her own."
16 Feb 1978
"Elizabeth falls while standing on top of a wood pile. Fractures her leg. Doctors doubt her ability to walk ever again."
16 Mar 1978
"John-Boy returns to Walton's Mountain to write about the failing economy and lack of jobs. He talks Mr Guthrie into opening the old mine. As the menfolk are in the mine, it collapses. John makes a decision about working at a defense plant."
23 Mar 1978
"John-Boy proposes to Daisy and she says yes. Daisy reconnects with her mother and learns some surprising news. Elizabeth and her friend George open a lemonade stand. Grandpa finds a way to increase sales."
1978-02-16
"Elizabeth walks again"
Season 7 - The Waltons
21 Sep 1978
"Grandpa Zeb (Will Greer) has died and everyone is mourning. Neighbor Flossie Brimmer has also died. Mary Ellen and Erin move to Charlottesville into an apartment to be on their own. John tries to get a large lumber contract."
28 Sep 1978
"A cousin of the Baldwin sisters visits. She is preparing to be a nun. Jim-Bob falls for her. Ben hires someone to help at the mill. Turns out he is an alcoholic and causes more problems than he helps."
12 Oct 1978
"Boone Walton returns. He was convicted of moon-shining. Jason promises to keep watch on him. Also, Daisy Garner returns to the mountain. She and John-Boy never married."
19 Oct 1978
"Mary Ellen starts taking pills to stay awake, and then to sleep. Yancy is seeing Cissy Tucker. She issues an ultimatum."
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02 Nov 1978
"Erin meets a painter who wants to paint her portrait. He is troubled by events he was in Paris."
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16 Nov 1978
"Verdie Foster's daughter Esther returns to the mountain. Graduated with honors from college, she cannot find a job. Erin helps her get a job at Pickets Plant. Ike Godsey puts up a board of the local boys in the war."
23 Nov 1978
"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."
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14 Dec 1978
"A new minister joins the community at Walton's Mountain. Elizabeth helps him settle in, and begins to fall for him. Erin helps the Balwin sisters with their memoirs."
28 Dec 1978
"Ben starts an autocourt venture with Corabeth. Then they find out the government stops all new constructions. Ben comes up with a clever plan to use old cabins. Meanwhile, Yancy takes a mail course to become a barber."
04 Jan 1979
"Jason expresses doubt to the army recruiters that he could ever kill a person. Ben is embarrassed by his hesitation to serve. Meanwhile, Jim-Bob cannot wait to serve."
11 Jan 1979
"John-Boy asks his family to help Mike Paxton, a friend who was recently handicapped. They show him being in a wheelchair is not the end of his life and show him how to adjust. Erin helps him get a job at Pickets."
18 Jan 1979
"Olivia is always tired these days. When a rest does not help, she sees a doctor and learns what is wrong. Jim-Bob tries to show that he can do more than just work on machines."
25 Jan 1979
"While Jim-Bob is working underneath a car, it falls and Jim-Bob has a close call with death and decides to become a minister. Elizabeth catches bugs for a school project and keeps them in the house."
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15 Feb 1979
"Ike has a heart attack and is hospitalized. The Walton family children help out by running his store for him. Ben and Jim-Bob make molasses due to the sugar shortage."
22 Feb 1979
"Ashley Longworth returns to Emily Baldwin. Ashley Longworth Jr, that is. Miss Emily blends her beau with Ashley Jr and sometimes loses reality. Erin and Ashley begin a relationship. Elizabeth wonders if she should wear a bra."
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08 Mar 1979
"An old girlfriend of John Walton buys the Drew Drop Inn where Jason works. John stops at the Drew Drop and re-meets her. She still has feelings for him, but he still loves his wife. Ike Godsey opens a canteen for the soldiers."
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1979-03-15
"Jim-Bob can not join the Air Corps because he fails the eye exam. Jim-Bob decides to run off and join the Army."
Season 8 - The Waltons
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20 Sep 1979
"The family members all seem involved in the war effort. John helps with the draft board. A soldier who signed up because of John is killed in the war, and the father wants to take revenge. Bad news about John-Boy."
27 Sep 1979
"Rose arrives at the Waltons' home with her grandchildren. The grandchildren always cause trouble and get into mischief on purpose. Jim-Bob and Ike build an air raid siren; Jeffrey finds it and causes trouble."
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11 Oct 1979
"The parents who work at Picket's defense plant leave their children in the parking lot while the parents work. Olivia wants to open a day care in Picket's bar room for the workers. Guess who wins? Ike learns to dance."
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25 Oct 1979
"John-Boy is still missing, but a publisher has his journal and wants to publish it. It is told from a soldier's point of view. John and Olivia have to decide."
01 Nov 1979
"Ashley Longworth Jr returns to the mountain. He proposes to Erin and she accepts. Problems arise when he says he does not want to be married in a church. Serena (Rose's granddaughter) follows Elizabeth all the time."
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22 Nov 1979
"John-Boy is no longer missing in war. He is in a coma in a hospital in Alexandria. John and Olivia go to see him. Rose is left at home to make the Thanksgiving meal and tries to cheer everyone up."
29 Nov 1979
"Jim-Bob delivers a package to a woman whose husband is in the war. He helps her around the house and becomes infatuated."
13 Dec 1979
"A run (on foot) and ride (on horse) race is being held. Mary Ellen and Erin bet two guys that they will win. Elizabeth becomes a taskmaster in training Mary Ellen and Erin. Jeffrey gets a signed picture from a movie star."
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03 Jan 1980
"A soldier in Jason's company is Jewish. He tells the Waltons what is happening to Jews by the Nazis. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is getting teased for being such a smart student at school."
10 Jan 1980
"There is a new teacher at school who is fun and modern. Elizabeth likes her. The teacher is not well, but wants to teach and live. She teaches reproduction and the town is outraged. Cindy and Ben are expecting a baby."
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31 Jan 1980
"Mamie Balwin has a cataract, but does not want an operation. Their Papa died on an operating table. Grandma goes to the Baldwins and shows them what it is like to be blind. Elizabeth starts seeing Drew."
07 Feb 1980
"John thinks about giving up the lumber mill when it seems like everything is going wrong. Jeffrey builds a soapbox and enters a race."
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21 Feb 1980
"John-Boy is released from the hospital and returns to Walton's Mountain. Ike is arrested for draft evasion."
28 Feb 1980
"Mary Ellen receives a medal that was awarded to Curtis after he died. A former friend of Corabeth visits; he and Corabeth begin to see each other. Ike is concerned."
13 Mar 1980
"Jim-Bob's class is graduating and he has the high grade. He is the valedictorian. His class prepares a graduation ceremony that is fitting for war time. (June 1944)"
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Season 9 - The Waltons
27 Nov 1980
"Verdie's husband Harley is arrested for an old crime. John tries to prove his innocence or a way to avoid prison. John-Boy and Toni try to find Jason in France. Corabeth stops working at ..."
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04 Dec 1980
"Mary Ellen wants to attend medical school. The dean wants to keep her out, but she is persistent. The Baldwin sisters send The Recipe to Jason in France."
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01 Jan 1981
"A woman accuses Jim-Bob of fathering her unborn child. He is prepared to marry her, but it turns out she is not pregnant. Jason is still in Europe entertaining troops, and Ben is still in a prison camp."
08 Jan 1981
"Ben and another captured solider are led from camp on an unknown trip. Turns out they are taken to American soldiers and the Japanese solider surrenders. Jason doesn't want to get married right away, and Toni is upset. (August 1945)"
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22 Jan 1981
"Jonesy arrives in town and meets Mary Ellen. They have a whirlwind romance and plan to marry. Mary Ellen receives some surprising news about Curtis after all these years. Jason buys the abandoned Dew Drop Inn and reopens it."
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12 Feb 1981
"When Cindy's father dies, she goes through his things and she finds adoption papers. She then wonders how could her biological mother gave her up. So she and Ben try to find her."
19 Feb 1981
"Jim-Bob and Jody open an auto repair place. The Baldwin sisters' still is discovered by the government and they come to dismantle it. Ike helps them find a way to continue making the recipe."
26 Feb 1981
"Stanley Perkins is retired and returns to the mountain to see Rose. He helps the community but is really falling apart. His sister arrives to take him home, but the community helps him realize he still has things to offer for work."
05 Mar 1981
"Another new minister begins at Walton's Mountain. The church is in disarray, but he gets the community involved. The Walton family finds out Toni is a Jew and are unsure of how to react. Toni questions her own faith."
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19 Mar 1981
"A neighbor is being beaten by her drunken husband and the Waltons help. Jim-Bob purchases some war surplus items and it seems like he will lose his investment, but turns out there is a buyer."
02 Apr 1981
"John-Boy needs a job. At the university, he convinces them to let him set up a television media program. He hosts a television spot. Jim-Bob builds a television so they can see the show. Zuleika tries to come between Rose and Stanley."
07 May 1981
"Corabeth finds a romantic letter in Ike's belongings and wants a divorce. She says she could not forgive him; he says he forgave her. Turns out he knew about her visits with former friend. Drew and Elizabeth celebrate one year."
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21 May 1981
"A new company starts in the area and wants to sell wood to the Waltons. Erin and he fall in love. Jim-Bob and Ike try to find metals in the mountains to make money, but they find illegally dumped waste."
28 May 1981
"One of Mary Ellen's mountain patient dies, leaving his young teen to the helping hand. Mary Ellen intervenes because she is so young. He kidnaps Elizabeth until he gets the girl."
1981-06-04
"John-Boy comes back home after he hits upon hard times when he is in New York pursuing his writing career. The Baldwin sisters send out invitations for the lavish ball and the invitations are returned. The Waltons save the day for the Baldwins."
Season 10 - The Waltons
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