Yancy apologizes to John, saying he will replace the hay and repair the damage he caused. John feels that he is a well intentioned kid who is not seasoned yet. Her name was Sarah and she lived on the other side of Walton's Mountain in a little backwoods hollow. Yancy tries to climb a ladder but falls off plunging his lantern onto hay. The Waltons wait for the pair after Olivia has agreed to board Rev. The majority of the film then, has Olivia wishing and hoping that he will make it home, the children rushing to the door to see if the noises they hear are their Daddy, and John-Boy heading out into the snowy night to try to find him.
And, if you were walking homeward past a house that was known to be haunted, you couldn't help but be a little apprehensive. But I don't think any of us ever realized how safe and secure our lives really were until that summer when a family arrived in Walton's Mountain from Germany. Special Guest Star: Richard Bradford Lutie Bascomb. He finds a drunken Yancy entering after driving his car into a tree. While on Waltons Mountain, he is staying as a guest of the Walton family. Every family member is needed, but starry-eyed Mary Ellen is distracted by a wandering troubadour.
Post Production Supervisor 18,20-22 , Lynn Guthrie Assistant Director 1,5,7,9,11,12,15,17,19,20,22,24 , Lynn Guthrie Unit Production Manager 24 , Ted Swanson Assistant Director 2-4,6,8,10,13,14 , Martin Hornstein Assistant Director 16,18,21,23 , Patricia Norris Costumes , Richard Chaffee Script Supervisor , William Flannery Production Sound Mixer , Leon Schotter Property Master , James Cane Set Decorator , Victor Guarnier Sound Effects Editor , Sunset Editorial Enterprises Music Editing 1-13 , Richard Luckey Music Editor 14-24 , Robert Sidell Makeup Artist , Carol Meikle Hair Stylist 1-15,19,22-24 , Vivienne Walker Hair Stylist 16-18,20,21 , Pam Polifroni Casting , Earl Williman Jr. It makes me laugh sometimes to think how innocent a boy I was, sometimes cruel, and pompous, and sometimes loving and wise like my parents. The problem is that there are many events which seem to prevent John Walton Daddy from arriving home to share this Christmas with his family. Lee Rich Executive Producer , Neil T. At the top end of the spectrum this season we have the emotional The Love Story.
Season 2: The Honeymoon John and Olivia are at the car ready to go off on the honeymoon they never had. When she goes into the house to talk to Grandma and her mother, the sweater is missing. Lutie Bascomb's anger over what he considers to be unbiblical teachings by the local teacher, Miss Hunter, has consequences for the entire community when he drunkenly sets the schoolhouse ablaze. This sees the Walton family take in a girl, Jenny, who has run away from an uncertain family situation. My grandfather used to say that the land was alive; that, if you knew how to listen, you could hear its voice.
Erin Walton as Mary Elizabeth McDonough. John-Boy then questions his father about religion, knowing his mother is Baptist, but not knowing his beliefs. Matthew's mother asks him to invite the Baldwin ladies to the Revival meeting. Olivia develops polio and the stunned family unites to help her and each other. A proud mother of five who's overcome barriers of poverty and race agrees to let John-Boy tutor her — if he never reveals to anyone that she has no formal education. Neither John nor Olivia are happy with the actions of each other.
But, at 17, I did more talking than listening. But when Yancy hears gospel music coming from the house, he decides to collect his money later, and first drive to the Baldwin house for some of the Recipe. The series pilot aired as a television movie entitled The Homecoming: A Christmas Story and was broadcast on December 19, 1971. In a flashback scene, Hamner plays her husband as they dance. During the same time, John-Boy and Grandpa ride in the truck while discussing sex. Ultimately, the viewer is left wondering how Mary Ellen could have possibly been interested in this walkin', talkin' and singin' cliché in the first place.
However, he made a rare on-camera appearance in the episode where Maggie McKenzie is at the beach with John-Boy and she reminisces about her past. At first, The Waltons was a slow burner. Matthew is in despair as he has thrown away 5 years of study. The local sheriff, Ep Bridges, is soon called when events threaten to turn ugly. Grandma and Olivia are pleased when a new-to-the-community young pastor comes to stay with the family. John tells Prissom and the congregation that he would like to hear Fordwick speak. Also appearing: Ike Godsey Joe Conley , Miss Mamie and Miss Emily Baldwin Helen Kleeb and Mary Jackson , Yancy Tucker Robert Donner , Rev.
Michael Learned and Richard Thomas do initially try slight Southern twangs, though these would all but vanish as the seasons progressed. At school, Jim-Bob is teased for wearing handed-down clothes. He turns out to be a zealous bible-thumping preacher of fire and brimstone, whereas John believes in forgiveness and compassion. The arrival of the Denbys — shiftless, nimble-fingered kin of the Waltons — roils the waters of the mountain brood's home life. Ivy Jones Ann Harris 1, Lou Frizzell Everett Cooper , Ruth Warshawsky Martha Sheffield , Patsy Garrett Lady , Kathleen O'Malley Sarah Tyler , Joe Conley Ike Godsey.