The Waltons (1971–1981)
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The Caretakers 

Grandpa and Grandma feel left out and move to house-sit for for a neighbor. John has to hire someone to help at mill who turns out to be no good. Things get better and work out for all.

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John-Boy Walton
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John Walton, Sr.
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Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
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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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Ike Godsey
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Corabeth Godsey
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The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)
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Grandpa and Grandma feel left out and move to house-sit for for a neighbor. John has to hire someone to help at mill who turns out to be no good. Things get better and work out for all.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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23 January 1975 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Goofs

The 'Help Wanted' sign that Ike puts up in his store, is different to the sign shown behind Corabeth moments later. See more »

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] When I was growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia we never heard the words "generation gap", yet, such a separation developed shortly after my grandfather recovered from an illness, and for a while it was to threaten the unity of the entire family.
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