The winner of more than a dozen Emmy Awards, The Waltons stands today as one of television’s finest family dramas: the heartfelt and gentle story of a poor but upright rural American family struggling to stay together through the hardships of the Great Depression and the dark days of World War Two. Starring Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite and Michael Learned.
WHAT’S COMING UP ON THE WALTONS
Monday, Mar. 10 - “The Kinfolk”: Olivia’s cousin Rose arrives for a visit, bringing her two grandchildren with her; Ike and Jim-Bob build a huge air raid siren.
Tuesday, Mar. 11 - “The Diploma”: John’s military security clearance is threatened when it is discovered he did not graduate from high school; Mary Ellen takes over for the county nurse and encounters difficulties with the mountain folk.
Wednesday, Mar. 12 - “The Innocents”: Olivia seeks help from the Pickett defence plant for a day nursery for the children of its workers; Corabeth discovers a perfumed handkerchief in Ike’s pocket.
Thursday, Mar. 13 - “The Starlets”: When Erin gets involved with a documentary film being made at the Pickett Defense Plant, she is led to believe that can become a star in Hollywood.
Friday, Mar. 14 - “The Journal”: John and Olivia must make a decision about publishing a manuscript John-Boy wrote while overseas; Jeffrey becomes very attached to the dog, Reckless, which is suffering from old age.
Monday, Mar. 17 - “The Lost Sheep”: Erin is thrilled when Ashley Longworth, Jr. comes home and proposes, but begins to have doubts when Ashley tells her he has vowed never to enter a church again.
Tuesday, Mar. 18 - “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 and tries to help a rape victim.
Wednesday, Mar. 19 - “The Waiting”: As John-Boy lies in a coma, Olivia continues her work for the Red Cross and Rose plans a big Thanksgiving feast.
Thursday, Mar. 20 - “The Silver Wings”: Jim-Bob finds himself in love with a young married woman whose husband is overseas as a pilot in the air corps.
Friday, Mar. 21 - “The Wager”: Erin and Mary Ellen enter a “Run and Ride” race, challenging a traditionally all-male domain.
Monday, Mar. 24 - “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.
Tuesday, Mar. 25 - “The Unthinkable”: A Jewish recruit in Jason’s company tells how his grandfather was arrested and murdered by German soldiers in Warsaw.
Wednesday, Mar. 26 - “The Idol”: Elizabeth’s favorite 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. Ben and Cindy have a baby girl, Virginia.
Thursday, Mar. 27 - “The Prodigals”: Jeffrey and Josh break into Ike’s store, and Ben decides to enlist after being humiliated by a soldier.
Friday, Mar. 28 - “The Remembrance”: Zadok Walton, Grandpa’s cousin, arrives unannounced to keep a date he made with Zeb twenty-one years ago.