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The Waltons: The Complete Eighth Season
The Waltons The Complete Eighth Season
Actors: Michael Learned, Ralph Waite, Ellen Corby
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2009     19hr 32min

Studio: Warner Home Video Release Date: 01/06/2009 Rating: Nr


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Actors: Michael Learned, Ralph Waite, Ellen Corby
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Drama, Television
Studio: Warner Home Video
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 01/06/2009
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 19hr 32min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 3
SwapaDVD Credits: 3
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 7
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

The Waltons, World War, and more Change
Josef E. Silvia | 10/03/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Season Eight was a particular interesting year for The Waltons. Michael Learned (Olivia) returned for twelve episodes, Ellen Corby is seen in fewer episodes as Grandma, and Robert Wightman makes his first appearance as John-Boy; replacing Richard Thomas for the rest of the series.

Despite these things, the show still retained its family values, and appeal. The season begins with World War II raging, John-Boy is missing in action, Jason is in charge of recruits, and Olivia struggles to keep up with her changing family. Erin, Elizabeth, and Mary Ellen do their best to help in the war effort, and Ben and Cindy have their first baby.

When Olivia leaves to go back to the Sanitorium, Rose--a close family member--comes to help with the needs of the family. Jason befriends a woman named Toni (his future wife), and Jim-Bob finishes flight school and heads to war as a pilot.

The following is a list of the 24 episodes of this season:

1. The Home Front (1)
2. The Home Front (2)
3. The Kinfolk
4. The Diploma
5. The Innocents
6. The Starlet
7. The Journal
8. The Lost Sheep
9. The Violated (1)
10. The Waiting (2)
11. The Silver Wings
12. The Wager
13. The Spirit
14. The Fastidious Wife
15. The Unthinkable
16. The Idol
17. The Prodigals
18. The Remembrance
19. The Inspiration
20. The Last Straw
21. The Traveling Man
22. The Furlough
23. The Medal
24. The Valediction

While it is true that by this point in the show, some of the quality was degrading. But, for a true fan, this season is a Godsend."
True family values
Cheryl P. Chism | TN | 09/01/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I watch the Walton's almost every morning and have seen all the shows numerous times...but still I need to have these DVD series just in case they should ever go off tv. I think they are one of the best family value shows that were ever on tv."
The Waltons
Sherrie | Battle Ground, WA United States | 10/07/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I agree, there are not many shows out there that the whole family can sit and watch together! We love watching the Waltons with our kids and they enjoy it as much as we do!"
Page Walter | Muncie, IN | 01/02/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I love the Waltons. I have all 7 seasons so far and will get season 8 just as soon as it is released! My favorite character was Grandpa - so I am sad that he passed away so soon in the series. However, these are just as great as well. Season 9 is the last season - HOWEVER - they made several movies after that. I hope these movies are included as a Season 10 (so to speak). Just like Little House on the Prairie made their last season with their movies."