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The Waltons 16 59.26%
Little House on the Prairie 11 40.74%
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Old 04-10-2012, 12:03 AM   #1
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Default The Waltons vs. Little House on the Prairie

They're both good shows but I like The Waltons a lot better.
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Waltons, Little House was more of a female show to me. lol
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I sure did love me some Charles Ingalls and the rest of the gang from Little House On the Prairie. I never did see even one episode of The Waltons.
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Both were great shows, I'm a big Michael Landon fan, but I'll go with the Waltons here. The show dealt with deeper issues and more historical context, the Great Depression, the World Wars etc., cultural clashes within the US at the time--the Waltons, yeah, was a feel good show, but could get very intense too.
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little house i could never really get into the waltons
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The Waltons. Never got into Little House.
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Waltons, Little House was more of a female show to me. lol

Haha yep, Little House was the show my older sister's watched.
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Both were great shows, I'm a big Michael Landon fan, but I'll go with the Waltons here. The show dealt with deeper issues and more historical context, the Great Depression, the World Wars etc., cultural clashes within the US at the time--the Waltons, yeah, was a feel good show, but could get very intense too.

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I watched and enjoyed both shows but if I had to choose between the two I'd choose The Waltons.
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The Waltons was an Emmy favorite as I recall. Michael Learned, Richard Thomas, Ellen Corby and Will Geer all won multiple Emmys for their performances. LHOYP won not a one as I recall. Doesn't it mean it was less of a show, it just didn't achieve that level I guess.

I think LHOTP has achieved far better success in reruns than The Waltons. It seems LHOTP has always been on since it left the air, but The Waltons has been hit or miss in reruns over the years.

For me, I found The Waltons a little slow. I never liked the kids on that show. They were bland. LHOTP had great character actors I think.
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I liked The Waltons better. Little House was a bit too over the top at times with their storylines. The Waltons was a little more grounded and I could relate to it more.
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I also liked both shows but I'm more of a fan of The Waltons.
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Dead Heat here! I like both of them. They're both decent Programming that the entire family can enjoy, and both are available on DVD, so you can watch them WITHOUT worrying about what kind of Product will be tossed at you during the Commercial Breaks!
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The Waltons--what an awesome show
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little house i could never really get into the waltons

I'm the same way. I love Little House, but can't really get into the Waltons. My mom loved both shows, though
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