The Waltons: Season 7, Episode 4

The Obsession (19 Oct. 1978)

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Mary Ellen starts taking pills to stay awake, and then to sleep. Yancy is seeing Cissy Tucker. She issues an ultimatum.



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Episode credited cast:
Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
Eric Scott ...
David W. Harper ...
Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
Earl Hamner Jr. ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suzanne DeLapp ...
The Superintendant
Mary Jackson ...


Mary Ellen starts taking pills to stay awake, and then to sleep. Yancy is seeing Cissy Tucker. She issues an ultimatum.

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Drama | Family | Romance





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19 October 1978 (USA)  »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] The war in Europe brought to Waltons Mountain a renewed awareness of the frailty of human freedom. We realised that an ocean away people were fighting and dying for independence. In the fall of 1941 our family was to witness another fight for freedom. It was a fight that would reveal to all of us a new kind of courage.
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Music and Lyrics by Carrie Jacobs Bond
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