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The Waltons (1972)

Ralph Waite as "John Walton"

The life of a Depression-era family in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains is the subject of this wholesome series. The show is seen from the point of view of eldest son John Boy, who eventually goes to college, serves in World War II and becomes a novelist.

Emmy (Primetime) (1978)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
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