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The Waltons: The Heartache

When Stanley proposes to Rose, she happily accepts. But when she begins suffering from heartburn, she goes to the doctor and finds out that she has a heart condition that requires medication, Rose soon calls off their engagement. Heartbroken, Stanley leaves the mountain, but eventually comes back and with the help of Ike, he is able to persuade Rose to ultimately get married to him. Meanwhile, Cindy begins to work in nearby Charlottesville, only to realize how much she misses being around to see her daughter grow up.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 9x19
Airdate: Thursday May 14th, 1981

Guest Stars
Helen KleebHelen Kleeb
As Mamie Baldwin
Kip NivenKip Niven
As Rev. Tom Marshall
Marshall Reed (2)Marshall Reed (2)
As John Curtis Willard
Mary JacksonMary Jackson
As Emily Baldwin
Michael Reed (3)Michael Reed (3)
As John Curtis Willard
William SchallertWilliam Schallert
As Stanley Perkins
Corinne CamachoCorinne Camacho
As Mrs. Bassett (as Corinne Michaels)
Ken SansomKen Sansom
As Dr. Cole


When Stanley asks Rose to get married, she readily accepts his proposal. However, after she begins to have heartburn problems and is checked out by a doctor, Rose calls off the engagement. Upon hearing the news, Stanley soon leaves the mountain, heartbroken. It is only after Ike tells him about Rose's heart condition that he comes back to Walton's Mountain and persuades Rose to get married to him...

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CreatorEarl Hamner, Jr.
Executive ProducerEarl Hamner, Jr.
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