The Waltons

The Fawn

Season 2, Ep 9, Aired 11/8/73
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  • Episode Description
  • John-Boy secures a position of rent collector for a hated landlord while Erin, who is disappointed by her knight in shining armor, nurses an orphaned fawn back to health

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ellen Corby

    Grandma Esther Walton

  • Richard Thomas

    John-Boy Walton

  • Judy Norton

    Mary Ellen Walton

  • Eric Scott

    Ben Walton

  • Michael Learned

    Olivia Walton

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  • Quotes (2)

    • Opening Narration: As close-knit and self-sufficient as our family was, still, neighbors were very important in those days when we were growing up on Walton's Mountain. There were families like ourselves, struggling to keep the land we owned, and there were tenant farmers, at the mercy of the weather, crop prices, and absentee landlords.

    • Closing Narration: My sister Erin gave Lance his freedom and he took it gratefully. We never did see him again although two years later we did glimpse a doe and a fawn. The little one looked so much like Lance we told ourselves that this must be his son. Erin decided to give boys another chance, and if Harold Beasley wasn't exactly a "knight in shining armor", he was devoted and persistent. I never regretted my brief fling as a man of business. When I'm reminded from time to time of the lessons Graham Foster taught me, memory carries me back to that Depression time, and the voices of my family.

    Notes (1)

    • The German episode title is "Wo die Liebe hinfällt", meaning "Where the Dear Falls".

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