The Waltons (1971–1981)
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The Revel 

John-Boy returns to New York with a new book - that is not good. He returns to the mountain to write more. Meanwhile, the Baldwin Sisters plan a class reunion. When no one attends, the community becomes their guests.

Director:

Harry Harris

Writers:

Earl Hamner Jr. (created by) (as Earl Hamner), Scott Hamner
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Jon Walmsley ... Jason Walton
Judy Norton ... Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
Mary Beth McDonough ... Erin Walton
Eric Scott ... Ben Walton
David W. Harper ... Jim-Bob Walton
Kami Cotler ... Elizabeth Walton
Joe Conley ... Ike Godsey
Ronnie Claire Edwards ... Corabeth Godsey
Leslie Winston ... Cindy Brunson Walton
Mary Jackson ... Emily Baldwin
Helen Kleeb ... Mamie Baldwin
Robert Wightman ... John-Boy Walton
Earl Hamner Jr. ... The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bettye Ackerman ... Belle Becker
Robert Ackerman ... The Bartender
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Storyline

John-Boy returns to New York with a new book - that is not good. He returns to the mountain to write more. Meanwhile, the Baldwin Sisters plan a class reunion. When no one attends, the community becomes their guests.

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 1981 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lorimar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A rewrite of a first-season episode ("The Reunion"), where the Baldwins invite old classmates, but most of the invitations are returned or declined because of death or illness. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] On Waltons Mountain we marked time by the passage of the seasons. In autumn we'd build fires in bee trees to gather honey. Our lives ebbed during the winter while the earth slept. Spring crocus brought the first blossoms foreshadowing the abundance of summer with its sweet corn and lightning bugs. Generations of living on the mountain yoked us to the rhythm of the land, a touchstone to the strength each of us carries within ...
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Waltons Fizzles to the End
19 June 2019 | by alfredpr-69611See all my reviews

This show was running on fumes and it was aimless at this point. The new John Boy was a dreadful actor, his performances were languid and dreary. Good riddance to this show, it was nowhere as good as Little House.


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