History Series / TheWaltons

5th Feb '17 11:47:32 AM Mdumas43073
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17th Nov '16 8:11:45 PM BradyLady
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** Called back in a later episode, with Jeffrey repeating the line. Rose promptly sends him to his room.
16th Nov '16 12:02:59 PM mikey300
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** Jim-Bob's VagueAge becomes another issue. After attempting to enlist following the attack on Pearl Harbor; Jim-Bob is told he is too young. Where this becomes an issue is depending on which birth date is correct.[[note]]The Season 3 episode "The Runaway" has his birth date as June 13, 1924, during which the recruiter would be correct about his being too young. However, the following season's "The Secret" lists his date of birth as January 13, 1923 (which would make Jim-Bob 18 going on 19). Finally; Jim-Bob is shown as high-school valedictorian for the Class of 1944 in the Season 8 episode "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Valedictorian]]"[[/note]]

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** Jim-Bob's VagueAge becomes another issue. After attempting to enlist following the attack on Pearl Harbor; Jim-Bob is told he is too young. Where this becomes an issue is depending on which birth date is correct.[[note]]The Season 3 episode "The Runaway" has his birth date as June 13, 1924, during which the recruiter would be correct about his being too young. However, the following season's "The Secret" lists his date of birth as January 13, 1923 (which would make Jim-Bob 18 going on 19). Finally; Jim-Bob is shown as high-school valedictorian for the Class of 1944 in the Season 8 episode "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Valedictorian]]"[[/note]]Valedictorian]]". Assuming that Jim-Bob was the "standard" 18 years of age at high school graduation, a 1944 graduation would have placed his birthday sometime in 1926. [[/note]]
9th Nov '16 9:56:40 AM nombretomado
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* ReplacedTheThemeTune: JerryGoldsmith scored ''The Homecoming: A Christmas Story'' and he returned when it became a series (he did six episodes in the first season), so you'd think the producers would have retained his quiet, rustic theme music. You'd be wrong:

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* ReplacedTheThemeTune: JerryGoldsmith Music/JerryGoldsmith scored ''The Homecoming: A Christmas Story'' and he returned when it became a series (he did six episodes in the first season), so you'd think the producers would have retained his quiet, rustic theme music. You'd be wrong:
8th Sep '16 1:25:53 AM 06tele
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: No pun intended, but in season 5 "The Firestorm," [[spoiler:the anti-German Rev Fordwick, in response to Hitler burning the Holy Bible, plans on burning ''Mein Kampf'' and any other German literature they could get his hands on in protest. John-boy stands up to them, trying to get them to see how wrong it was and spots one black book in the pile and picks it up. Mrs. Brimmer comes forward to read the German words and then the English. Rev Forwick and those assembled were nearly in tears as they realized she was reading the Holy Bible.]]

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: No pun intended, but in season 5 "The Firestorm," [[spoiler:the anti-German Rev Fordwick, in response to Hitler burning the Holy Bible, plans on burning ''Mein Kampf'' and any other German literature they could get his hands on in protest. John-boy stands up to them, trying to get them to see how wrong it was and spots one black book in the pile and picks it up. Mrs. Brimmer comes forward to read the German words and then the English. Rev Forwick and those assembled were nearly in tears as they realized she was reading the Holy Bible.]][[note]]You'd think they would have spotted this, as the German for "Bible" is "Bibel".[[/note]]]]
16th Jun '16 1:11:43 PM Market43Fan
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* VagueAge: Jim-Bob's age was never consistently kept straight on the series; as seen in the note under WritersCannotDoMath.



* WritersCannotDoMath: The 1990s reunion films depict the family at least ten to fifteen years younger than they should be. For example, one of them has the family celebrating John and Olivia's fortieth anniversary in 1969, which would make the year they were married 1929, which results in the kids being too young to have had the experiences they did on the show during the Depression and World War II.

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* WritersCannotDoMath: The 1990s reunion films depict the family at least ten to fifteen years younger than they should be. For example, one of them has the family celebrating John and Olivia's fortieth anniversary in 1969, which would make the year they were married 1929, which results in the kids being too young to have had the experiences they did on the show during the Depression and World War II.3
** Jim-Bob's VagueAge becomes another issue. After attempting to enlist following the attack on Pearl Harbor; Jim-Bob is told he is too young. Where this becomes an issue is depending on which birth date is correct.[[note]]The Season 3 episode "The Runaway" has his birth date as June 13, 1924, during which the recruiter would be correct about his being too young. However, the following season's "The Secret" lists his date of birth as January 13, 1923 (which would make Jim-Bob 18 going on 19). Finally; Jim-Bob is shown as high-school valedictorian for the Class of 1944 in the Season 8 episode "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin The Valedictorian]]"[[/note]]
24th Mar '16 11:38:26 PM Mdumas43073
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24th Mar '16 11:37:15 PM Mdumas43073
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The Waltons are a large country family who run a saw mill on Walton's Mountain in rural Virginia, and the series depicts their grinding struggle to make ends meet during the TheGreatDepression, and later WorldWarII. As initial lead character (and adult narrator) John-Boy Walton noted, they didn't have much money, but they had a lot of love and fortitude to keep the whole brood going through thick and thin.

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The Waltons are a large country family who run a saw mill on Walton's Mountain in rural Virginia, and the series depicts their grinding struggle to make ends meet during the TheGreatDepression, and later WorldWarII. As initial lead character (and adult narrator) John-Boy Walton noted, they didn't have much money, but they had a lot of love and fortitude to keep the whole brood going through thick and thin.
24th Mar '16 11:36:56 PM Mdumas43073
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A popular FamilyDrama that aired on Creator/{{CBS}} from 1972 to 1981, '''''The Waltons''''' is about the life and trials of the eponymous family in the 1930s and '40s.

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A popular FamilyDrama that aired on Creator/{{CBS}} from 1972 to 1981, '''''The Waltons''''' ''The Waltons'' is about the life and trials of the eponymous family in the 1930s and '40s.
13th Jan '16 1:10:18 PM creader
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* AnimatedAdaptation: Not offically, but in 1974 Creator/HannaBarbera created an {{Expy}} called ''These Are the Days'', about the early-20th-century Day family (who might as well have been called Walton).

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* AnimatedAdaptation: Not offically, officially, but in 1974 Creator/HannaBarbera created an {{Expy}} called ''These Are the Days'', about the early-20th-century Day family (who might as well have been called Walton).



* TheOtherDarrin: Robert Wightman replaced Richard Thomas as John-Boy.
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