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(1971–1981)

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1972

14 Sep. 1972
The Foundling
The family takes in a deaf girl who was abandoned by her mother.
 
21 Sep. 1972
The Carnival
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 Calf
The children are upset when their father sells a newborn calf to another farmer who intends to slaughter it for beef.
 
5 Oct. 1972
The Hunt
John-Boy goes on his first turkey hunt with his father and two of his friends.
 
12 Oct. 1972
The Typewriter
John-Boy secretly borrows a typewriter from the Baldwin sisters, and Mary Ellen inadvertently gives it to a junk dealer.
 
19 Oct. 1972
The Star
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 sign from their father saying that they should stop making "the recipe", while Grandpa believes he is going to die soon.
 
26 Oct. 1972
The Sinner
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.
 
2 Nov. 1972
The Boy from the CCC
A cynical New York teenager ends up staying on Walton's Mountain.
 
9 Nov. 1972
The Ceremony
A family of Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany move to Walton's Mountain, where they try to hide their Judaism for fears of antisemitism.
 
16 Nov. 1972
The Legend
For years John has thrilled his family with tales of his old Army buddy "Tip". Now Tip has come to Walton's Mountain for a visit. Is the children's hero all he's cracked up to be?
 
30 Nov. 1972
The Literary Man
A writer comes to Walton's Mountain and impresses John-Boy with his tales of literary connections and accomplishments.
 
7 Dec. 1972
The Dust Bowl Cousins
Cousins from Kansas come to visit while they await news of possible employment in Newport News.
 
14 Dec. 1972
The Reunion
The Baldwin sisters' cousin Homer Lee Baldwin visits them, and inspires the sisters to organize a family reunion.
 
21 Dec. 1972
The Minstrel
The Waltons have a contract to pick an apple orchard, but Mary Ellen shirks it to listen to a traveling musician who convinces her that her dreams are more important than her responsibilities.
 

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Episode Cast | Rated Episodes (by date / vote)| TV Schedule

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