John Boy and his mule aim to get the Walton family name on a local race's trophy for the first time since Grandpa won the race years ago. It seems to be a sure victory until a well-to-do college mate and his thoroughbred racehorse enter.

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Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
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Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
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John Boy and his mule aim to get the Walton family name on a local race's trophy for the first time since Grandpa won the race years ago. It seems to be a sure victory until a well-to-do college mate and his thoroughbred racehorse enter.

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26 September 1974 (USA)  »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] Waltons Mountain meant many things to my family. It was a source of food, for we took game from its forests and fish from its streams. It was a refuge in time of trouble and a link with the history of our family's past. And once, it became the setting for a race that none of us would ever forget.
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