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The Waltons

The Grandchild (Season 6, Episode 7)
TV Episode | 100 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Mary Ellen gives birth to the Waltons' first grandchild, John Curtis Willard. However, Cassie, a lonely and superstitious teenage neighbor whose premature baby girl was stillborn, believes John Curtis was sent to replace her own baby and ...See moreMary Ellen gives birth to the Waltons' first grandchild, John Curtis Willard. However, Cassie, a lonely and superstitious teenage neighbor whose premature baby girl was stillborn, believes John Curtis was sent to replace her own baby and she kidnaps him. It is up to Olivia to gently explain to Cassie that someday Cassie will have another baby, but that John Curtis is really Mary Ellen's. Written by afsnowbird See less
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Writers
Earl Hamner Jr. (created by) (as Earl Hamner) | Claire Whitaker | Rod Peterson
Producer
Cinematographer
John M. Nickolaus Jr. (as John M. Nickolaus)
Casting Directors
Pam Polifroni (as Polifoni/Sabba) | Doris Sabbagh (as Polifoni/Sabba)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 3, 1977

Release date
Nov 3, 1977 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Ralph Waite
John Walton, Sr. John Walton, Sr.   See fewer
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Michael Learned
Olivia Walton Olivia Walton   See fewer
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Will Geer
The Grandfather The Grandfather   See fewer
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Judy Norton
Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor) Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)   See fewer
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Jon Walmsley
Jason Walton Jason Walton   See fewer
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Mary Beth McDonough
Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough) Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)   See fewer
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Eric Scott
Ben Walton Ben Walton   See fewer
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David W. Harper
Jim-Bob Walton Jim-Bob Walton   See fewer
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Kami Cotler
Elizabeth Walton Elizabeth Walton   See fewer
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Joe Conley
Ike Godsey Ike Godsey   See fewer
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Ronnie Claire Edwards
Corabeth Godsey Corabeth Godsey   See fewer
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Earl Hamner Jr.
The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner) The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)   See fewer
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Tom Bower
Dr. Curtis Willard Dr. Curtis Willard   See fewer
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Frank DeVito
The Drummer The Drummer   See fewer
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Robert Donner
Yancy Tucker Yancy Tucker   See fewer
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Merie Earle
Maude Gormley Maude Gormley   See fewer
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Peter Fox
Rev. Henry 'Hank' Buchanan Rev. Henry 'Hank' Buchanan   See fewer
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Trish Garland
Burlesque Dancer Burlesque Dancer   See fewer
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David Hooks
Ab Hineman Ab Hineman   See fewer
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Mary Jackson
Emily Baldwin Emily Baldwin   See fewer
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Helen Kleeb
Mamie Baldwin Mamie Baldwin   See fewer
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Rachel Longaker
Aimee Louise Godsey Aimee Louise Godsey   See fewer
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Nora Marlowe
Mrs. Flossie Brimmer Mrs. Flossie Brimmer   See fewer
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Beth Raines
Cassie Cassie   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 69 votes