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.

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Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
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Esther Walton (credit only)
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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
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The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)
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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.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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20 January 1977 (USA)  »

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This is possibly the only time Olivia is seen in a bar...and she has John order her an "Orange Squeeze" and tells him not to tell anyone! Typically an Orange Squeeze is made with rum, ice, and fresh squeezed oranges in a blender. See more »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] When I was young the thought of distant and mysterious cities would send me daydreaming for hours. But cities did not beckon to my father. He was content in the woods and fields of Waltons Mountain, until 1937. That was the year my grandmother became ill, and my father ventured away from the mountain into new and perplexing experiences.
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