• July 19, 2024

Whatever Happened To Ralph Waite, John Walton Sr. On ‘The Waltons?’

Families come in many forms. At the heart of each, members generally want to share love, respect, and support between one another. Good humor uplifts spirits during trying times, and a cool head keeps perspective when things go awry. Maybe that’s why former President George H. W. Bush once said, “We are going to keep…

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8 things you didn’t know about ‘The Waltons’

Did you know “The Waltons” classic “Goodnight, John Boy” closing sequence was inspired by an actual bedtime tradition at the childhood home of the show’s creator, Earl Hamner, Jr? “Sometimes we would get carried away and say so many goodnights that my father, who had to get up early in the morning, would say, ‘Alright. …

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The Star Of The Waltons Who Posed For Playboy – The List

United Archives/Getty Images If you wanted to put two famous titles together, the wholesome TV series “The Waltons” and the revealing men’s entertainment magazine Playboy probably wouldn’t be the first pair that come to mind. “The Waltons” were introduced to television in 1971 via the made-for-TV movie “The Homecoming: A Christmas Story,” as noted by IMDb.…

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The Waltons Singing ‘I’ll Fly Away’ Is A Charming Throwback To Simpler Times

This vintage clip of The Waltons singing ‘I’ll Fly Away’ stirs up all kinds of nostalgia. And this trip back to a simpler time is just what I needed today! “I’ll Fly Away” is one of the most performed songs in the world. Not only are there a multitude of recordings of the song, but…

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TV’s The Waltons husband and wife were in love off-screen

They became famous as America’s most perfect husband and wife on TV’s The Waltons – the close-knit rural family whose struggles through the Great Depression and World War II ran for nine seasons and multiple TV movies. And viewers often wondered whether the obvious on screen chemistry between actress Michael Learned and screen husband Ralph Waite ever…

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How to watch The Waltons TV show and movies in order

Beloved television series, The Waltons, is a long-running show which centres around a multi-generation American family. The series – created by Earl Hamner – follows the story of the Walton clan as they navigate their way through the good times and bad times of living in the US through The Great Depression and World War II. Showcasing…

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John-Boy’s Real Life Girlfriend Played His Love Interest on ‘The Waltons’

Despite taking place during the Great Depression, at its core, the classic TV series The Waltons was all about love. From the relationships among family members to their love stories throughout the course of the show, there was always a focus on romance and matters of the heart. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that John-Boy,…

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How syndication saved Vicki Lawrence and Mama’s Family

Timing is one of the most important aspects of being a comedian. Without timing, the joke falls flat. Vicki Lawrence was a comedian who knew a thing or two about the feeling of a poorly timed product when NBC originally premiered Mama’s Family in 1983. Inspired by the popular sketch on The Carol Burnett Show called “The Family,” Lawrence’s…

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Are these real episode titles for Mama’s Family or did we make them up?

Mama’s Family had many iconic episodes in its six seasons. The show that once started as a Carol Burnett sketch called “The Family” developed into its own and attracted a large fan base. Many Mama’s Family fans may already know every episode title, but for those who don’t, this quiz may be a little hard. Can you tell if…

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Mama’s Family: from sketch to sitcom

A great adaptation is one of the rarest things imaginable in the world of media. Think about how many times something you love has been turned into something you don’t love in order for it to reach a larger audience. There are countless examples of adaptations failing to capture what made the original special. This…

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