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Episode List: 1972-1973

Episode: The Foundling

Airdate: September 14, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 1, 1 Overall

Writer: John McGreevey

Director: Vincent Sherman

Summary: The Waltons find an abandoned little girl, Holly is her name, on their doorstep.


Episode: The Carnival

Airdate: September 21, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 2, 2 Overall

Writer: Nigel McKeand

Director: Alf Kjellin

Summary: A new carnival has come to Walton's Mountain!


Episode: The Calf

Airdate: September 28, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 3, 3 Overall

Writer: Jim Byrnes

Director: Harry Harris

Summary: The Waltons need cash. Bad. Will John sell Chance's new calf?


Episode: The Hunt

Airdate: October 5, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 4, 4 Overall

Writer: John McGreevey

Director: Robert Butler

Summary: John-Boy has very mixed feelings about killing a turkey for Thanksgiving.


Episode: The Typewriter

Airdate: October 12, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 5, 5 Overall

Writer: Theodore Apstein

Director: Philip Leacock

Summary: The Baldwin Sisters lend John-Boy their father's old typewriter, which Mary-Ellen assumes is junk and sells it to the junk man.


Episode: The Star

Airdate: October 19, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 6, 6 Overall

Writer: John McGreevey

Director: Alf Kjellin

Summary: Whoosh!! A falling star lands in the Baldwin Sisters' home! Grandpa takes it as a bad omen, while everyone else loves it!


Episode: The Sinner

Airdate: October 26, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 7, 7 Overall

Writer: John Furia Jr.

Director: Philip Leacock

Summary: A new pastor visits Walton's Mountain, and he is a zealous preacher of fire and brimstone. John believes in forgiveness and compassion, and John-Boy will learn the true meaning of grace.


Episode: The Boy From the C.C.C.

Airdate: November 2, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 8, 8 Overall

Writer: William Welch

Director: Harry Harris

Summary: A runaway boy from the C.C.C. comes to live with The Waltons. Is he a safe man, or dangerous?


Episode: The Ceremony

Airdate: November 9, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 9, 9 Overall

Writer: Nigel McKeand

Director: Vincent Sherman

Summary: A Jewish family from Germany immigrates to Walton's Mountain. They believe that the persecutions they fled from in Germany are in Walton's Mountain too, after Jim-Bob and a friend accidentally throw a rock at their window.


Episode: The Legend

Airdate: November 16, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 10, 10 Overall

Writer: John McGreevey

Director: Lee Phillips

Summary: Is war all fun and games? The Walton children will find out when a post-traumatized friend of John comes to visit.


Episode: The Literary Man

Airdate: November 30, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 11, 11 Overall

Writer: Colley Cibber

Director: Philip Lecock

Summary: A literary man comes to Walton's Mountain, helping John-Boy with his writing.


Episode: The Dust Bowl Cousins

Airdate: December 7, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 12, 12 Overall

Writer: Paul Savage

Director: Robert Butler

Summary: They're related by blood, but not by character. The arrival of the Denbys - shiftless, nimble-fingered kin of the Waltons, roils the waters of the mountain brood's homelife.


Episode: The Reunion

Airdate: December 14, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 13, 13 Overall

Writer: Earl Hamner

Director: Jack Shea

Summary: The Baldwin Sisters are having a big Walton's Mountain Reunion for all of their childhood-early adulthood friends, and John-Boy is helping them make The Recipe, which is actually Bootlake Whiskey (the Baldwins do not know this).


Episode: The Minstrel

Airdate: December 21, 1972

Number: Season 1 Episode 14, 14 Overall

Writer: John Furia Jr.

Director: Philip Leacock

Summary: The Waltons have a hefty, high paying order that requires all of their help. But Mary-Ellen is distracted by a wandering, handsome troubadour.


Episode: The Actress

Airdate: January 4, 1973

Number: Season 1 Episode 15, 15 Overall

Writer: William Bast

Director: Vincent Sherman

Summary: An actress who's car broke down on Walton's Mountain comes to stay with The Waltons. However, truth gets out that she is penniless.


Episode: The Fire

Airdate: January 11, 1973

Number: Season 1 Episode 16, 16 Overall

Writer: Earl Hamner

Director: Harry Harris

Summary: Lutie Bascomb, a local alcoholic, strikes vengeance against the Walton's Mountain School because Ms. Hunter is teaching evolution.

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