John-Boy is the oldest of the children (17 years old in the beginning), who becomes a journalist and novelist. Each episode is narrated at the opening and closing by a middle-aged John Jr. (voiced by author Earl Hamner on whom John-Boy is based).No. of episodes: (list of episodes). Richard Thomas played John-Boy on The Waltons. John-Boy was the oldest Walton child. A grown John-Boy is also the show’s narrator, as voiced by Earl Hamner Jr. John-Boy is a serious-minded young man with an appetite for reading and an aspiration to become an writer. He enlists in the military after Pearl Harbor. Richard Thomas – NowAuthor: Dr. Aaron Tabor, MD.
Lorimar Productions. A span of 13 years is therefore covered in nine seasons. Trask - Mute Witness to Murder Retrieved on June 14, John-Boy is a serious-minded young man with an appetite for reading and an aspiration to become an writer. She had a stroke which kept her in a hospital for a year and a half before returning home.
Do you have a demo reel? Retrieved January 31, He plays harmonica, guitar and piano. It was such a hit that CBS ordered a full season of episodes, to feature the same characters. Joe Greene. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Homecoming: A Christmas Story was not made as a pilot for a series, but it was so popular that it led to CBS , initially commissioning one season of episodes based on the same characters, and the result was The Waltons. The main story is set in Walton's Mountain, a fictional mountain-area community in fictitious Jefferson County, Virginia. Richard Walters.