TV Series | TV-G | | Drama, Family, Romance
The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II.
Patricia Neal was cast as Olivia Walton in the pilot. Health problems prevented her from continuing, so the role ultimately went to Michael Learned.
Grandma (Esther) Walton:
Rise and shine, you two!
Jason Walton: I'll rise, but I sure won't shine.
The gender of the dog Reckless seemed to change back and forth throughout the first several episodes.
In the German dubbed version, "Zebulon 'Zeb/Grandpa' Walton's first name is "Sam".