A run (on foot) and ride (on horse) race is being held. Mary Ellen and Erin bet two guys that they will win. Elizabeth becomes a taskmaster in training Mary Ellen and Erin. Jeffrey gets a signed picture from a movie star.

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(created by) (as Earl Hamner), (teleplay by) (as E.F. Wallengren) | 1 more credit »

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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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Eric Scott ...
David W. Harper ...
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Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
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Jeb Sanders
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Deborah
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Sam Barker
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Jeffrey Burton (as Keith Mitchell)
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A run (on foot) and ride (on horse) race is being held. Mary Ellen and Erin bet two guys that they will win. Elizabeth becomes a taskmaster in training Mary Ellen and Erin. Jeffrey gets a signed picture from a movie star.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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13 December 1979 (USA)  »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] The second World War brought women by the millions out of their homes and into the factories, doing jobs that normally would have been reserved for men. Attitudes changed as women found themselves to be every bit as capable as the men they replaced. All of Jefferson County watched with wonder when my sisters, Mary Ellen and Erin, decided to venture even farther into a man's world.
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America the Beautiful
Written by Katharine Lee Bates
Tune by Samuel A. Ward
Sung by cast after the race
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