The Waltons, Season 1HDClosed Captioning
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From the dire days of the Great Depression through the trying times of World War II, an American family living in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains struggles to remain together in the wholesome saga The Waltons, based on the life of series creator Earl Hamner Jr. (Falcon Crest). First released in 1972, this inspiring series is seen through the eyes of John-Boy (Richard Thomas), the eldest of seven children in a clan that ekes out a meager existence from the family lumber mill. In season one, John-Boy saves his father’s life, a wandering minstrel almost corrupts young Mary Ellen, beloved mother Olivia copes with polio and the strong Walton family endures a variety of other trials. Among the guest stars in the first season of this acclaimed drama series are Ned Beatty, Sissy Spacek, Denver Pyle, John Ritter and Gregory Sierra.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Foundling||When the Waltons teach sign language to an abandoned deaf girl, the love created by their concern reunites the child with her family.||49:46||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Carnival||Olivia's concern over the friendship between the Walton children and four stranded carnival performers turns to respect and admiration after the family is invited to a private performance.||49:48||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Calf||Elizabeth and Jim Bob rebel when John announces they need to sell Chance's calf.||50:04||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Hunt||Unable to pull the trigger to shoot a turkey on his first hunting trip, John-Boy proves his courage by saving his father's life.||50:03||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Typewriter||When John-Boy secretly borrows an antique typewriter from the Baldwin sisters, his sister innocently sells it to a junkman.||49:39||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Star||Grandpa Walton believes a shooting star is an omen of death until he learns that another superstitious belief may result in the Baldwin sisters losing their famous still.||49:49||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Sinner||A young preacher staying a few days with the Waltons leads John-Boy to learn the meaning of grace.||49:54||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Boy from the C.C.C.||An injured runaway boy who is taken in by the Waltons unexpectedly betrays their trust.||49:52||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Ceremony||A family of Jewish refugees comes to Walton's Mountain from Nazi Germany, and the family members worry that the persecution they have suffered will continue in their new country. But when John-Boy arranges for a rabbi to perform a bar mitzvah ceremony, the family regains its dignity and finds a home in America.||49:56||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Legend||While visiting the Walton family, an old World War I buddy of John's tries to hide his failure in life with a barrage of wartime tales about his daring deeds.||49:50||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Literary Man||A self-styled writer sends John-Boy's literary dreams soaring so high that the Waltons lose an important wood-cutting contract.||49:49||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Dust Bowl Cousins||The unexpected arrival of the Waltons' cousins creates havoc in the home, but John-Boy learns a good lesson from Grandpa.||49:58||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Reunion||John-Boy unexpectedly becomes an undercover agent for the sheriff, when an unscrupulous relative of the Baldwin sisters uses their "recipe" for whiskey for his own gain.||49:53||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|14||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Minstrel||Mary Ellen becomes enamored of a 19-year-old wandering minstrel and fails to help the family at a time when she is needed.||50:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|15||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Actress||A world-famous actress becomes a reluctant houseguest of the Waltons when her car breaks down and she is abandoned by her chauffeur.||49:53||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|16||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Fire||Tragedy strikes the life of a young girl befriended by the Waltons when her drunken father burns the schoolhouse in the name of religion after he learns the children are being taught the theory of evolution.||49:48||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|17||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Love Story||John-Boy Walton finds himself in love for the first time when a young girl in need of love and attention returns to her remarried father's home on Walton's Mountain.||49:52||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|18||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Courtship||When Olivia's uncle, a fastidious man of 64, visits Walton's Mountain after an absence of 30 years, he becomes involved with a divorcée who is eager to marry again.||50:03||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|19||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Gypsies||Despite dire predictions that a band of gypsies will steal from the Waltons, John-Boy invites them to live in the family home until they can fix their wagon.||50:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|20||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Deed||John-Boy leaves home to get a job to help pay legal fees when the Waltons are in danger of losing the mountain because their forebears never filed a deed.||50:04||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|21||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Scholar||John-Boy demonstrates love and understanding as he teaches a proud but uneducated woman how to read and write.||50:01||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|22||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Bicycle||When John-Boy puts into poetic words the heartfelt thoughts of the local blacksmith, the letters win the stoic mountaineer a bride. But the bride, dreaming of the man in the letters, is shocked when she meets the blacksmith. Olivia, who has always had dreams of becoming a professional singer, devotes so much time to singing in church that her family begins to feel neglected.||49:46||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|23||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Townie||John-Boy is caught in an emotional whirlwind when an innocent afternoon movie date with a pretty girl opens the floodgates of her suppressed and impassioned desires.||49:48||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|24||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAn Easter Story||Olivia develops polio and the stunned family unites to help her and each other. Olivia dedicates herself to two goals: she'll fight through the pain of therapy to walk again by Easter and now, more than ever, she wants to inspire her children to fulfill their potentials.||1:40:13||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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Finally! A Family Classic!
The Waltons have finally come to iTunes! This is a heart warming classic for the entire family that deals with trials and struggles during one of our nations toughest times, the Great Depression. The Waltons make it though, by sticking together and showing what it really means to be a family. I can't wait for the rest of the series to come out on iTunes, especially "The Homecoming- A Christmas Story", the holiday classic that started the series! Thank you Apple!
The Best Show!!!
I have been waiting for the Walton's to be available in iTunes!! It's my all time favorite show. Old time values and morals not present in many programs produced today. Thanks iTune, you made my day!!!!
Can't wait for you to have all the seasons available. Let people know you have it; there is a larger audience than you think!
- HD Version
- Genre: Drama
- Released: Sep 14, 1972
- ™ & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
- CCin English