In recent years a lot of shows from the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s have seen a resurgence in popularity with nostalgia and live episodes, specials and more on national TV. Now the hit 1970’s show The Waltons gets its moment with A Waltons Thanksgiving on Sunday, bringing back the original cast. Richard Thomas is back, but not as John-Boy Walton, rather as himself and the narrator for the special. He became a household name in this role, launching his career in movies and TV for the next four decades after The Waltons ended in 1982.
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Date: Nov. 20, 2022
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
TV: The CW
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Since The Waltons was canceled, Thomas has gone on to star in the The Americans and Ozark, among several other movies and TV show appearances.
This special has a lot of new faces that will carry the plot, but will also be filled with surprises from the former cast.
Teddy Sears will star as John Sr., Bellamy Young as Olivia, Logan Shoyer as the new John-Boy, Marcelle LeBlanc as Mary Ellen Walton and several other younger, newer generation stars bringing the same magic for a new generation.
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