Enjoy the heart-warming stories of the Waltons family, living in a rural community during the Depression and World War II. John and Olivia Walton are the proud parents of three girls and five boys: John-Boy, Jason, Mary Ellen, Erin, Ben, twins Jim-Bob & Joseph, and Elizabeth; Joseph died at birth. Grandma and Grandpa Walton (Esther and Zeb) are John's parents are also an integral part of the family. The series stars Richard Thomas, Michael Learned, Ralph Waite, Will Geer, Ellen Corby, John Walmsley, Mary Beth McDonough, Eric Scott, Jody Morton, David Harper, Kami Cotler, and series creator Earl Hamner Jr. as the Narrator.