The Waltons (1971–1981)
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The Fighter 

A prize fighter arrives searching for work, living and training in the Waltons' barn. Some are put off by his fighting, but he wants to build a church in the community.

Director:

Ivan Dixon

Writers:

Earl Hamner Jr. (created by) (as Earl Hamner), Andy White
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Richard Thomas ... John-Boy Walton
Ralph Waite ... John Walton, Sr.
Michael Learned ... Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
Ellen Corby ... Esther Walton
Will Geer ... The Grandfather
Judy Norton ... Mary Ellen Walton
Jon Walmsley ... Jason Walton
Mary Beth McDonough ... Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
Eric Scott ... Ben Walton
David W. Harper ... Jim-Bob Walton
Kami Cotler ... Elizabeth Walton
Joe Conley ... Ike Godsey
Earl Hamner Jr. ... The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erin Blunt Erin Blunt ... Jody Foster
Zachary Charles Zachary Charles ... Ben Rafferty (as Zachary A. Charles)

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Storyline

A prize fighter arrives searching for work, living and training in the Waltons' barn. Some are put off by his fighting, but he wants to build a church in the community.

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] When I was growing up during the Great Depression, I often marveled at the road which connected us with the rest of the world, and which brought us friends and strangers. The road afforded us our isolation, and at the same time provided a link wth the rapidly changing cities. Here on Waltons Mountain, there was a "Y" in the road where a fateful decision was to be made by a new friend, a decision that was to involve the entire ...
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Soundtracks

Old Shep
Written by Red Foley
Portion sung by Will Geer
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1975 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lorimar Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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