CTVA US Drama - "The Waltons" Season 9 (1980-81)

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Season 9 (1980-81)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################ The Waltons #################
############## season 9 1980-81 ##############
############## (final season) ###############
CBS Thursdays 8:00 PM Eastern (22 episodes)
Produced by Claylene Jones

9.1 [--] The Waltons: THE OUTRAGE: Part I
<prod.> no. 189203 / 20-Nov-1980
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Philip Leacock
Guest Cast:
Dick Sargent
Hal Williams .... Harley Foster (recurring)
Tony Becker .... Drew Cutler (recurring)
Lisa Harrison .... Toni Hazelton
Charles Thomas Murphy .... Deputy
Jack O'Leary .... Mac
Jordan Suffin .... Norman
Jack McCulloch .... Soldier

9.2 [--] The Waltons: THE OUTRAGE: Part II
<prod.> no. 389065 / 27-Nov-1980
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Philip Leacock
Guest Cast:
Dick Sargent
Hal Williams .... Harley Foster (recurring)
John McLiam .... Nathan Moore
Tony Becker .... Drew Cutler (recurring)
Hank Brandt .... Aide
Lisa Harrison .... Toni Hazelton
Jordan Suffin .... Norman
Charles Thomas Murphy .... Deputy
Hank Stohl .... Radio Announcer
David Clover .... Patrolman
Harley Foster and John make an out-of-town delivery and have to deal with prejudice first hand. Harley is
arrested for an old crime and John sees President Roosevelt for a pardon.

9.3 [--] The Waltons: THE PLEDGE
<prod.> no. 189201 / 4-Dec-1980
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Guest Cast:
Tony Becker .... Drew Cutler (recurring)
Ellen Geer .... Ronie
Bucklind Beery .... Dr. Holliston
Chip Frye .... Charley
Dick Christie .... Sgt. Carey
Richard Lineback .... Sweet Billy
Laurence Lau .... Young G.I.
Robert S. Telford .... Man at Grave
Mary Ellen feels inadequate as a nurse to help the mountain folk, and against the advice of the Dean,
applies to medical school. Ellen Geer, Will's daughter, guest stars.

9.4 [--] The Waltons: THE TRIUMPH
<prod.> : no. 189202 / 18-Dec-1980
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Philip Leacock
Guest Cast:
Dana Gladstone .... Lusco
Mark McClure .... Willis
Jack McCulloch .... Jackson
James Nolan .... Jenkins
Eldon Quick .... Parsons
Jordan Suffin .... Norman
Ken Wright .... Slate
Jason and a young man in his squad deal with the question of killing as the War in Europe draws to a close.
Ike and Corabeth face problems with the Ration Board.

9.5 [--] The Waltons: THE PREMONITION
<prod.> no. 189205 / 25-Dec-1980
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
Anita Jodelsohn .... Simone Berringer
Woody Eney .... Major Sawyer
Ed Call .... Sgt. Norton
Jordan Suffin .... Norman
Roger Etienne .... French Man
Danielle Aubry .... French Woman
Pat Skelton .... Soldier
Cindy has nightmares about Ben and he becomes a prisoner of War. In Paris, John-Boy falls in love with a
French girl who runs a book shop.

9.6 [--] The Waltons: THE PURSUIT
<prod.> no. 189208 / 1-Jan-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Philip Leacock
Guest Cast:
Frank Catalano .... Augie
Jerry Fujikawa .... Camp Commander
Jerry Hoffman .... Lt. Saunders
Jennifer Jason Leigh .... Kathy
Ken Michelman .... Corp. Bergstrom
Ted Noose .... Master Sgt. Bruner
Jordan Suffin .... Norman
Hatsuo Uda .... The Corporal
Dane Witherspoon .... Clint
One of Jim Bob's old girlfriends arrives on the mountain and claims he is the father of her baby. Ben is
still a prisoner of war in the Pacific.

9.7 [--] The Waltons: THE LAST TEN DAYS
<prod.> no. 189204 / 8-Jan-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Bernard McEveety
Guest Cast:
Tony Becker .... Drew Cutler (recurring)
Sab Shimono .... Corporal Kryomo
Jordan Suffin .... Norm
James Saito .... Sergeant
Walker Edmiston .... Radio Announcer #1
Ben's captor takes him on an unexpected trip and turns him in to the American forces. Jason decides to seriously
court Toni and Ben calls Cindy. The War ends.

9.8 [--] The Waltons: THE MOVE
<prod.> no. 189207 / 15-Jan-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Harvey Laidman.
Guest Cast:
Dan Frazer .... Col. Henry Brunson
Len Wayland .... Mr. Gentry
Jerold Pearson .... Sailor
Ben returns from the War and tells John he plans to study engineering. Erin's long awaited vacation is interupted,
and John tells the family that he has to take olivia to a sanitarium in Arizona.

9.9 [--] The Waltons: THE WHIRLWIND
<prod.> no. 189209 / 22-Jan-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Nell Cox
Guest Cast:
Pamela McMyler .... Betty Howell
Mary Ellen agrees to marry Jonesy (Richard Gilliland) but learns that Curt might be alive in Florida.
Jason reopens the Dew Drop Inn.

9.10 [--] The Waltons: THE TEMPEST
<prod.> no. 189210 / 5-Feb-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Gabrielle Beaumont
Guest Cast:
Scott Hylands .... Curt Willard Packard
Mo Malone .... Estelle
Pamela McMyler .... Betty Howell
Mary Ellen discovers that Curt (played in this episode by Scott Hylands) is alive and living in Florida,
but he is quite different from the man she remembers. J.D. Pickett begs Erin to come back to work.

9.11 [--] The Waltons: THE CAROUSEL
<prod.> no. 189212 / 12-Feb-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Herbert Hirschman.
Guest Cast:
Anita Dangler .... Mrs. Foley
Cindy's father is killed, and while going through some old papers she discovers that she was adopted and
sets out to find her natural mother. Drew and Elizabeth have problems.

9.12 [--] The Waltons: THE HOT ROD
<prod.> no. 189211 / 19-Feb-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Bob Sweeney
Guest Cast:
Charles R. Penland .... Jody Foster (recurring)
John Carter .... Deputy Walt Hendrix
Tom Williams .... Mr. Winthrop
Herb Armstrong .... Cafe Owner
Jim Bob and Jody celebrate their discharge from the service and decide to open a garage. The Baldwin sisters
are forced to close their "recipe machine," but discover their Grandfather's still in a secret room.

9.13 [--] The Waltons: THE GOLD WATCH
<prod.> no. 189213 / 26-Feb-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Written by Juliet Packer; Directed by Walt Gilmore
director of photography: Robert Caramico; film edited by Marsh Hendry.
music by Alexander Courage; The Waltons' theme by Jerry Goldsmith;
Cast:
Jon Walmsley, Judy Norton-Taylor, Mary Beth McDonough et al.
Guest Cast:
William Schallert .... Stanley Perkins
Rose's Stanley Perkins returns and eventually admits that he is suffering from a nervous break down. Jason has
problems when a new singer at the Dew Drop Inn pays too much attention to Toni. Rose gives Stanley a gold watch.

9.14 [--] The Waltons: THE BEGINNING
<prod.> no. 189217 / 05-Mar-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
(No Guest Cast Details)
A new minister, Tom Marshall (Kip Niven), arrives on the mountain and shakes up his complacent congregation. Toni
moves into the Baldwin sister's home and tells the family she is Jewish. She and Jason eventually decide to get married.

9.15 [--] The Waltons: THE PEARLS
<prod.> no. 189214 / 12-Mar-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by James Sheldon
Guest Cast:
Candace Coster .... Double for Ronnie Edwards
Rand Hopkins .... Taxi Driver
Taylor Lacher .... Vern Billy Stalcup, Corabeth's brother-in-law
Llynn Storer .... Bus Station Announcer
Corabeth's twin-sister, Orma Lee, drops in on Ike while Corabeth is away. Elizabeth feels lonely for John and
Olivia and decides to visit them in Arizona.

9.16 [--] The Waltons: THE VICTIMS
<prod.> no. 189218 / 19-Mar-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Written by Juliet Packer; Directed by Lawrence Dobkin.
director of photography: Robert Caramico; edited by Marsh Hendry.
music by Alexander Courage; The Waltons' theme by Jerry Goldsmith;
Cast:
Jon Walmsley, Judy Norton-Taylor, Mary Beth McDonough et al.
Guest Cast:
Ben Andrews .... Kenny
John Carter .... Deputy Walt Hendrix
Carol Jones .... Laurie
Archie Lang .... Buck Vernon
Michael Joseph McDonough .... Deputy Ernie Allen
The family comes to the aid of a woman whose drunken husband beats her. Jim Bob decides to make a fortune by
investing in war surplus.

9.17 [--] The Waltons: THE THRESHOLD
<prod.> no. 189216 / 2-Apr-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Herbert Hirschman
Guest Cast:
William Schallert .... Stanley Perkins
Pearl Shear .... Zuleika Dunbar
Colleen Casey .... Melpomene
Mindy Dow .... Urania
Ivor Francis .... Dean Beck
Karey-Louis Scott .... Erato
Jonathan B. Woodward .... Young Boy
John-Boy returns home to ponder his future and ends up doing a television show for Boatwright University.
Zuleika Dunbar gives Rose a run for her money over the affection of Stanley.

9.18 [--] The Waltons: THE INDSISCRETION
<prod.> no. 189219 / 7-May-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by James Sheldon
Guest Cast:
Tony Becker .... Drew Cutler (recurring)
Victoria Carroll .... Nina Sue
Dana Craig .... Deputy Bull
Alvy Moore .... Frank Sims
Corabeth finds an old love letter of Ike's and files for divorce. Drew wants to spend a romantic
night with Elizabeth.

9.19 [--] The Waltons: THE HEARTACHE
<prod.> no. 189222 / 14-May-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones ; Directed by Herbert Hirschman
Guest Cast:
Corinne Michaels .... Mrs. Bassett
Rose hides a heart condition from Stanley and cancels their planned wedding. All is worked out and the wedding
proceeds with John-Boy giving away the bride. Cindy realizes that she would rather be home than work in a shop.

9.20 [--] The Waltons: THE LUMBERJACK
<prod.> no. 189220 / 21-May-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Harvey S. Laidman
Guest Cast:
Morgan Stevens .... Paul Matthews
Richard Eastham .... Mr. Northridge
Lew Horn .... Mr. Franklin
Paul Northridge (Morgan Stevens), a member of a wealthy and influencial family brings mystery and romance for Erin.

9.21 [--] The Waltons: THE HOSTAGE
<prod.> no. 189223 / 28-May-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Herbert Hirschman
Guest Cast:
Mary Wickes .... Octavia
Gary Grubbs .... Job Moonie
Al Hopson .... Rance Crooks
Debbie Lytton .... Sissy Crooks
Fran Ryan .... Eula Mae Moonie
In mountain tradition, a 14 year old girl is promised in marriage but Mary Ellen interferes, and the bride-groom
kidnaps Elizabeth to get his bride-to-be back. Meanwhile, the Baldwins are treated to a visit by their eccentric
cousin, Octavia.

9.22 [--] The Waltons: THE REVEL (final episode)
<prod.> no. 189221 / 4-Jun-1981
Produced by Claylene Jones; Directed by Harry Harris
Guest Cast:
Bettye Ackerman .... Beel Becker
James Ingersoll .... Mike O'Brien
Robert Rockwell .... Clayton Anderson
Lew Palter .... Personnell Director
Robert Ackerman .... The Bartender
Treva Frazee .... The Landlady
Ted Jordan .... Man at Bar
John-Boy goes to New York to pursue his writing career but hits upon hard times and returns home. The Baldwin
sisters plan a lavish ball and send out invitations that are returned. The family saves the day when they show
up and the celebration is held. (This was the last scheduled episode of the series.)

################ The Waltons #################
############## End of season 9 ###############
############## (final season) ################

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