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1. The Man Who Loved Bears (1979 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

8.3
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True-story documentary detailing the struggle of a man trying to raise a helpless grizzly bear cub named "Griz" in order to return him to the natural Colorado wild.

Director: Marty Stouffer | Stars: Henry Fonda, Will Geer

Votes: 6

2. The Mafu Cage (1978)

R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Two strange sisters live in a crumbling mansion, where they keep a pet ape, which belonged to their late father, locked in a cage. While one of the sisters seems to be keeping her head on ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Lee Grant, Carol Kane, Will Geer, James Olson

Votes: 270

3. A Woman Called Moses (1978– )

240 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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A film about the life and career of the African American abolitionist and slave escape leader, Harriet Tubman.

Stars: Cicely Tyson, Orson Welles, Will Geer, Robert Hooks

Votes: 151

4. Rip Van Winkle (1978)

27 min | Animation, Short

7.4
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Rip Van Winkle, a lazy American man, wanders off one day with his dog Wolf into the Kaatskill mountains where he runs into an odd group of men drinking and playing bowls. He drinks some of ... See full summary »

Director: Will Vinton | Stars: Will Geer, Tim Conner, Bob Griggs, Bill Gratton

Votes: 58

5. CBS: On the Air (1978 TV Mini-Series)

450 min | Documentary

8.5
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7-part series celebrating the first 50 years of CBS broadcasting.

Stars: James Arness, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Ken Berry

Votes: 24

6. Unknown Powers (1978)

PG | 97 min | Documentary, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A documentary--actually three episodes of a canceled TV series--examining various phenomena, including ESP, psychic surgery and past-life hypnosis.

Director: Don Como | Stars: Jack Palance, Samantha Eggar, Will Geer, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 17

7. CBS: On the Air (1978– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1978)

Documentary

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Directors: Clark Jones, Sid Smith | Stars: James Arness, Edward Asner, Lauren Bacall, Ken Berry

8. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: Grandma Comes Home (1978)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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Grandma returns from the hospital but the family does not let her do anything. (Ellen Corby recovered enough from her stoke to return to the series.) An overweight boy is interested in Elizabeth. (This is Will Geer's last episode.)

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby, Will Geer

Votes: 49

9. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: Spring Fever (1978)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.7
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Ben and Jim-Bob get on each other's nerves. They end up dating each other's girlfriends. Meanwhile, Mamie Baldwin sees a rose bush dying and thinks it means she will die. Grandpa finds a way to help her feel young again.

Director: Richard Chaffee | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 26

10. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Anniversary (1978)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.7
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John and Olivia celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. Mary Ellen and Curtis begin to feel the stain of separation due to the war.

Director: Walter Alzmann | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 20

11. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Empty Nest (1978)

97 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.8
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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.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby, Will Geer

Votes: 37

12. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Family Tree (1978)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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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.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 32

13. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Festival (1978)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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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)

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 27

14. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Ordeal (1978)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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Elizabeth falls while standing on top of a wood pile. Fractures her leg. Doctors doubt her ability to walk ever again.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 30

15. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Return (1978)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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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.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 26

16. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Revelation (1978)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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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.

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 22

17. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Rumor (1978)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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Members of Flossie Brimmer's family visit the mountain. The community does not welcome them due to their German accent. Elizabeth starts a rumor about them. (April 1940)

Director: Ralph Waite | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 22

18. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 5,505

19. Eight Is Enough (1977–1981)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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This comedy drama focused on a family with eight very independent children.

Stars: Dick Van Patten, Lani O'Grady, Connie Needham, Susan Richardson

Votes: 1,637

20. Bunco (1977 TV Movie)

48 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Tom Selleck is a member of the "Bunco" squad the squad in charge of nabbing con men, cheats, and swindlers. Most of their time is spent dealing with penny-ante street-corner crooks. But ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Tom Selleck, Robert Urich, Milt Kogan, Donna Mills

Votes: 28

21. The Billion Dollar Hobo (1977)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Family

4.3
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Vernon Praiseworthy is a clumsy but lovable dope who stands to inherit his uncle's fortune. The condition is that he travel the rails as a penniless hobo just as his uncle did in the dark ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Tim Conway, Al Stellone, Ellen Gerstein, Jerry Toomey

Votes: 192

22. The Hollywood Squares (1965–1980)
Episode: Episode dated 14 March 1977 (1977)

TV-PG | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

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Stars: Charlie Callas, Wayland Flowers, Will Geer, George Gobel

23. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)
Episode: Episode dated 19 August 1977 (1977)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.2
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Stars: Johnny Carson, Freddy Fender, Bonnie Franklin, Will Geer

Votes: 8

24. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: John's Crossroad (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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John takes a job away from home to make more money. At the job, everyone in the office fears the manager who makes life miserable for all. John leaves because it is no way to live or work. Elizabeth is a tomboy.

Director: Richard Thomas | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 29

25. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Achievement (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.1
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John-Boy sent his novel to a publisher and does not hear anything. He travels to New York to get an update. They like his novel and will publish it.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 35

26. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Battle of Drucilla's Pond (1977)

47 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.5
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Soldiers practice war at Drusilla's pond. Corabeth teaches a tap dance routine to Elizabeth and Aimee. They put on a show.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 29

27. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Career Girl (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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Erin graduates from high school still having no direction for her life. Gets a job at school to buy a typewriter for John-Boy.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 31

28. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Celebration (1977)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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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.

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 31

29. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Children's Carol (1977)

98 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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As Christmas approaches, Mary Ellen and the baby leave to be near Curt; the Baldwins shelter two children from England; Verdie bakes and sells cakes to raise money for the needy overseas.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 39

30. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Elopement (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.9
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The forestry student who visited the mountain a few episodes previous, now returns to the mountain and asks Erin to marry him.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 25

31. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Ferris Wheel (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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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.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 34

32. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The First Casualty (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.5
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GW Haines is in the army. Dies at camp. He left a will, where he left his land to Erin. She is hurt at the loss.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 38

33. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Flight (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.0
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Jim-Bob meets a boy who is on his way to join the Air Corps, but the boy never actually leaves. Turns out he is a runaway. Meanwhile, Elizabeth misses Grandma, and thus builds a grandmotherly relationship with Maude Gormley.

Director: Ralph Waite | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 25

34. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Go-Getter (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.6
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John and Ben again come to blows about work at the mill. Ben quits and becomes a used-car salesperson. Does a good job - but with questionable sales tactics. Has to make the car sales right.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 25

35. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Grandchild (1977)

120 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.0
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 33

36. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Hawk (1977)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.7
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A hawk is attacking the Waltons' chickens. Grandpa and Jim-Bob try to catch it. Also, a new minister joins the community.

Director: Anthony Brand | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 27

37. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Heartbreaker (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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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.

Director: Ralph Waite | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 29

38. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Hero (1977)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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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.

Director: Anthony Brand | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 30

39. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Hiding Place (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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A Baldwin relative visits. John-Boy wants to interview her about events in Europe. She wants to forget. Jason joins the National Guard and Olivia is upset.

Director: Walter Alzmann | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 29

40. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Inferno (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.4
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John-Boy won the right to accompany news reporters to a news event - the Hindenburg. Sees it burst into flames.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 34

41. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Long Night (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.7
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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.)

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 29

42. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Milestone (1977)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

6.9
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Olivia becomes emotional (menopausal symptoms) and runs away from home to visit a relative. Jim-Bob tries to get a job dishonestly.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 24

43. The Love Boat (1977–1987)
Episode: The Old Man and the Runaway/The Painters/A Fine Romance (1977)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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An older man finds a teenage stowaway in his bathroom. Julie falls for one of her brother's friends, whose cabin mate urges him to pursue her. Julie hires inept painters to paint the Captain's suite in his favorite color.

Directors: Stuart Margolin, James Sheldon | Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Fred Grandy, Ted Lange

Votes: 33

44. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Recluse (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.7
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Jason helps a woman named Fern; she is withdrawn from the world because of a past relationship. He helps her come out of the shell. Meanwhile, Ben goes to find work in Norfolk.

Director: Walter Alzmann | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 30

45. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Seashore (1977)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.0
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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.

Director: Lawrence Dobkin | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 33

46. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Stray (1977)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.2
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The Waltons find a 12 year old runaway in their barn. He fits into the family and they want to keep him - but he is black. It would never work out with the way society is. Josh is adopted by Verdie.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 30

47. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Volunteer (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 29

48. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Warrior (1977)

49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.2
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An elderly Indian and his grandson visit the mountain to find their family burial ground. It is on the Waltons' land.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Will Geer, Judy Norton

Votes: 29

49. Eight Is Enough (1977–1981)
Episode: Yes Nicholas, There Is a Santa Claus: Part 1 (1977)

Comedy, Drama, Family

8.8
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Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Dick Van Patten, Betty Buckley, Grant Goodeve, Willie Aames

Votes: 6

50. Eight Is Enough (1977–1981)
Episode: Yes Nicholas, There Is a Santa Claus: Part 2 (1977)

Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Dick Van Patten, Betty Buckley, Grant Goodeve, Willie Aames

Votes: 5