The Waltons: Season 4, Episode 21

The Quilting (12 Feb. 1976)

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Mary Ellen resists joining in on a quilting when she reaches the marrying age. This hurts Grandma's feelings.



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Episode credited cast:
Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
Eric Scott ...
David W. Harper ...
Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
Earl Hamner Jr. ...
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Mary Ellen resists joining in on a quilting when she reaches the marrying age. This hurts Grandma's feelings.

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] On Waltons Mountain, as our parents had before us, we grew up taking for granted the traditions that shaped our lives. When my sister, Mary Ellen, took a stand against a solemn mountain custom, it was a rebellion that rattled the complacency of generations. She was seventeen, but the custom was older than even my grandmother could remember.
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