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The Emergence 

Marsha, John-Boy's old girlfriend, returns to sell her family home at the urging of her fiance. Wedding plans end when the fiance realizes the home is in debt. Olivia helps a disadvantaged student get glasses.

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John-Boy Walton
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Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
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Esther Walton
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The Grandfather
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Mary Ellen Walton
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Jason Walton
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Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
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Ben Walton
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Jim-Bob Walton
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Elizabeth Walton
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The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)
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Tammi Bula ...
Marcia Woolery
Jan Burrell ...
Mrs. Miller
Damon Douglas ...
Eubank Swanson
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Martha Rose Coverdale
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Marsha, John-Boy's old girlfriend, returns to sell her family home at the urging of her fiance. Wedding plans end when the fiance realizes the home is in debt. Olivia helps a disadvantaged student get glasses.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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6 November 1975 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] In 1935 life on Waltons Mountain began to change. Our activities took us more and more away from home and it was only knowing most of us would all be there again at night that helped us keep the family ties that had always been our strength. To help pay back the money we had borrowed from the bank, my father had taken a job in Norfolk and, when possible, he returned home on week-ends. My mother, under the additional pressures of...
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I've Got a Crush on You
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Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Played by the Boatwright college dance band
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