"A Walton's Family Reunion" brings together the cast of the beloved series.
"A Walton's Family Reunion" brings together the cast of the beloved series.
John-Boy's hopes to have his book published in New York are dashed; the Baldwins plan a lavish ball, but it appears no one will come.
Mary Ellen intervenes with a mountain tradition which leads to a kidnap of a young girl. Meanwhile the Baldwin's welcome their eccentric cousin Octavia
Ike and Jim-Bob hunt for uranium; Erin falls for Ben's competitor, a mysterious lumberjack concealing a secret about his family.
Rose's wedding is nearly cancelled when she discovers that she has a heart condition. Rosie gets a job but decides she wants to be a stay-at-home mum
Old love letters make Corabeth think Ike is guilty of adultery and want a divorce; Drew wants Elizabeth to spend a night with him.
Jim-Bob builds a television set so that the family can see John-Boy's experimental television project
The Waltons come to the rescue of a woman whose drunken husband beats her; Jim-Bob invests in war surplus.
Corabeth's sister drops in on Ike while Corabeth is away; Elizabeth, feeling lonely for her parents, makes up her mind to leave home.
A new minister (Kip Niven) arouses Corabeth's suspicions and gives advice when Toni decides she can't wed Jason because she's Jewish.
Rose's old suitor returns, concealing a secret about his health; Jason and Jody hire a singer to bring business to the Dew Drop Inn.
Released from military service, Jim-Bob and his friend, Jody, refuse to settle down, until an accident forces them to see things differently
The death of Cindy's father reveals she was adopted, and a search for her real parents begins. Due to the lack of attention from Drew, Elizabeth looks elsewhere for romance
Mary Ellen finds her husband, Curt (Scott Hylands), in Florida, but he's not the man she remembers; J.D. begs Erin to come back.
Mary Ellen is about to give up school to marry a restless young veteran when she gets some shattering news about her husband Curt
Erin's vacation is disrupted when she gives Cindy her gas stamps and when J.D. Pickett claims he can't handle the business without her
As the war in Japan nears an end, Ben's captor makes an unexpected move; Jason can't commit to Toni; the Army turns down Drew.
Jim-Bob, home on furlough, meets an old girlfriend (Jennifer Jason Leigh) claiming to be carrying his baby; Ben defies his captors.
In Paris, John-Boy becomes a witness to the ongoing carnage of land mines, even though the war in Europe is over, and writes an article to publicize the need for their removal
A soldier in Jason's group rediscovers his courage; the Godseys are called before the ration board; word comes of a German surrender.
Mary Ellen runs into opposition when she decides to become a doctor; Jason and John-Boy enjoy a birthday surprise from back home.
John asks President Roosevelt to help Harley, who has been falsely convicted of murder. Meanwhile Corabeth decides to quit her job at the store
Verdie's husband Harley is arrested for a crime he didn't commit. John tries to prove his innocence or at least stop him from going to prison
Jim-Bob's class is graduating and he has the high grade. As he is the valedictorian, his class prepares a graduation ceremony that is fitting for war time
Mary Ellen receives a medal that was awarded to Curtis after he died. A former friend of Corabeth visits and he and Corabeth begin to see each other much to Ike's dismay
John-Boy returns home and tries to recall the details of his plane crash for a comrade's sister; Ike is arrested for draft evasion.
A former boyfriend and dance partner of Rose's comes to visit. Rose and Stanley Perkins resume their relationship however the open road still calls out to Stanley
The pressures of the War and changing values are affecting John Walton, who thinks about giving up the lumber mill
Mary Ellen and John enlist Grandma's help to convince Mamie Baldwin to have cataract surgery.
The family isn't sure what to do with Grandpa's cousin, who came to collect an old debt from Zeb; Jason pursues a girl named Toni.
Jeffrey and Josh break into Ike's store to retrieve their confiscated gambling winnings; Ben considers going to war.
Elizabeth's favourite teacher and good friend Hazel must reveal that she is dying of a fatal illness, and Elizabeth must learn to live with another loss and learn to forgive Hazel
One of Jason's fellow recruits, a Jewish Polish-American, tells how his grandfather was arrested and killed by Germans in Warsaw.
When Cindy is introduced to the book The Fastidious Wife, she follows its instruction exactly and almost goes into premature labor due to exhaustion
A German prisoner of war escapes North Carolina camp and hides in the mountain. When Jeffrey befriends him, the family asks him in for Christmas Eve
Erin and Mary Ellen enter a 'Run and Ride' race, challenging a traditionally all-male domain. Elizabeth becomes a task master in training Mary Ellen and Erin
Encouraged with his dreams of flying, Jim-Bob finds himself in love with a young married woman whose husband is overseas as a pilot in the air corps
While John-Boy lies in a coma, Olivia accepts a job as a Red Cross volunteer, never losing faith or patience for a sign of his recovery. Rose plans a big Thanksgiving feast
While the Waltons wait for news about John-Boy, who is missing in action in Europe, Olivia does volunteer work for the Red Cross
Ashley Longworth Jr returns on leave from his ship in the South Pacific, and asks Erin to marry him. The would-be bride accepts, but begins to have doubts when she discovers something unexpected about her future husband
John and Olivia make a decision about publishing a manuscript John-Boy wrote while overseas. Whilst Jeffrey becomes very attached to the dog, Reckless, which is suffering from old age
A director making a documentary about the Pickett Plant gains Erin's cooperation by telling her she could be a star.
The parents who work at Pickets defense plant leave their children in the parking lot while the parents work. So Olivia wants to open a day care in Picket's bar room for the workers
John's military security clearance is threatened when it is discovered he did not graduate from high school. Mean while Mary Ellen takes over for the county Nurse with some difficulty
Olivia's cousin Rose arrives for a visit, bringing her two grandchildren-and problems-with her. Ike and Jim Bob build a huge air raid siren
Part two of two. John searches for a missing soldier, Jim-Bob is attacked by a grieving father, and the family receives distressing news from the front line
Part one of two. John searches for a missing soldier, Jim-Bob is attacked by a grieving father, and the family receives distressing news from the front line
Jason composes a final music project for the conservatory; the families of Walton's Mountain argue over who was the first settler.
Jim-Bob's dreams of flying in the Air Corps are shot down; Mary Ellen tries to match Erin with Curt's old friend, an Army sergeant.
The Waltons try to protect their father from an old flame; Elizabeth and Cindy open a canteen for the soldiers of Camp Rockfish.
Ben shocks the family with a new bride, and finds married life is not that easy; Ike surprises Corabeth with the wrong fountain.
Emily Baldwin thinks the Army-officer son of her old love is his father, returned to court her; Elizabeth struggles with adolescence.
Ike is hospitalized after a heart attack, leaving Elizabeth in charge of his store; Ben and Jim-Bob go into the molasses business.
Mary Ellen becomes overprotective of her son and neglects her career; Ben's photo of Erin is turned into Camp Lee's official pinup.
An incredible bit of luck saves reckless Jim-Bob from possible serious injury, causing a drastic change in his rebellious attitude.
Olivia, worried John is overworking himself, suggests a vacation, only to learn disturbing news about herself after returning home.
The Walton family takes in an old school friend of John-Boy's who is confined to a wheelchair after suffering an injury in the war.
Jason grapples with his misgivings about joining the Army; Jim-Bob gets a military tattoo after being told he is too young to enlist.
Ben decides to take advantage of a wartime increase in traffic by opening an auto court; Yancy studies barbering through the mail.
Elizabeth finds love when the Waltons house the new minister after a skunk strikes the parsonage; the Baldwins write their memoirs.
News of the Pearl Harbor attack affects each of the Waltons - especially Mary Ellen, as her husband is a doctor stationed in Hawaii and she was planning on joining him there
A former boyfriend of Grandma's comes to visit. He understands her struggles with a stroke. Elizabeth is upset that someone seems to take Grandpa's place
Verdie's daughter Esther (Joan Pringle) arrives with her child, bitter over the frustrations of being a college-educated black woman.
Jim-Bob tries to teach Elizabeth to drive; Corabeth's business ventures are ruined by her secret drinking. Directed by Ralph Waite.
Erin is strangely attracted to a troubled artist (Jared Martin) just returned from Paris; Grandma gets a canary that refuses to sing.
Elizabeth's refusal to grow up causes strange occurrences around the Walton home; Jason conducts a radio show for the lovelorn.
Desperate to do well on her exams, Mary Ellen becomes dangerously dependent on amphetamines; Cissy walks out on her husband, Yancy.
Jason tries to reform disreputable relative Boone Walton (Morgan Woodward); Daisy, John-Boy's ex-fiancee, comes to Walton's Mountain.
Jim-Bob's new love, the Baldwin's cousin, has more things than him on her mind; Ben unknowingly hires a drunkard to work at the mill.
Both Matt Sarver (Michael Conrad) and the lumbermen at home offer John good business deals; Erin and Mary Ellen return.
John struggles to fill a huge lumber contract; Erin and Mary Ellen move to Charlottesville; guest Michael Conrad.
An unhappy Grandma returns home to a loving and excited family and an overprotective Grandpa; a shy boy makes plans to see Elizabeth.
John-Boy announces his engagement to Daisy and is offered an assignment in London; Grandpa 'helps' Elizabeth's lemonade business.
Erin's secret second job is revealed; a sudden cave-in traps John, Jim-Bob, Ben and others in the reopened mine shaft.
John-Boy returns to a pre-war, impoverished Walton's Mountain and tries to reopen a long forgotten mine
Elizabeth is badly injured in a fall from a faulty log pile and must learn to walk again.
Ben and Jim-Bob feel guilty after Elizabeth breaks her legs in a fall from a log pile they stacked improperly.
Verdie searches for her family history with Jason's help. Elizabeth stretches the truth to her soldier pen pal letting him think she's 18 and looks like Erin.
John makes secret plans to celebrate his and Olivia's 25th anniversary; Curt and Mary Ellen stave off temptation while separated.
Jason encounters racism when he and Josh audition for the Spring Festival and Elizabeth falls in love with a new schoolmate
Mamie Baldwin thinks her declining rosebush is a sign of her own impending death whilst Jim Bob and Ben fight over each other's girlfriends
A newly arrived German family arouses suspicions that are increased by Elizabeth's overactive imagination. Directed by Ralph Waite.
After years of hard work, the Walton family is out of debt and Corabeth is interested in getting the handsome new preacher married
Olivia is forced to deal with the loss of emotional composure as she enters menopause and Jim-Bob struggles to reach manhood
Olivia's faith in God is reaffirmed when Jim-Bob uses his radio to locate two English children's mother
Olivia's faith in God is tested by the horrors of the oncoming war and by events within her community and her family
Jim-Bob makes friends with a runaway boy and his little sister; Elizabeth finds elderly Maude to be a fine replacement for Grandma.
The peace and serenity of Walton's Mountain is disturbed when it becomes the site for a round of realistic Army tactical maneuvers.
World War II reaches Walton's Mountain as Curt is called to serve; Yancy decides to enlist; G.W. confesses his fear to Erin.
The joy surrounding the birth of the Waltons' first grandchild is diminished when Mary Ellen's baby is stolen.
Pregnant Mary Ellen believes she is under a terrible spell after a close friend loses her baby.
John and Olivia must accept that Erin is growing up when G.W. Haines proposes marriage. But what will G.W do when Erin turns down his proposal?
The Waltons go on vacation at the Baldwin's beach cottage and meet a mysterious English girl. Ben tries to enjoy the carefree life home alone.
The startling history of Walton's Mountain leads to the beginning of a new Indian burial ground and Myrtle, the goat, is healed.
Jason befriends a mysterious recluse who loves music and Ben leaves home to look for a job in a defense plant.
Mysterious events at the Walton farm lead to the discovery of a 12-year-old orphan boy, who attaches himself to John Walton.
A fierce hawk threatens peace on the Walton farm and a handsome new minister is chosen for the Walton community.
When six weeks pass with no word from the publisher about his novel, John-Boy travels to New York and to a turning point in his personal and professional life.
As an aggressive used-car salesman, Ben loses loved-ones' respect; Olivia plays Cupid for Sheriff Bridges.
The Baldwins' niece Hilary arrives, seeking a hiding place from the horrors of the war breaking out in her native Austria.
Grandma's hospitalization troubles the family, especially Grandpa, who becomes depressed and withdrawn.
Jason falls for Curt's sister (Linda Purl), who left her husband to become a singer. Directed by Ralph Waite.
John-Boy is deeply affected when he witnesses the crash of the Hindenburg. Curt tries to find a way to be alone with Mary Ellen
John-Boy is determined to create a memorial to mark the day that the Jefferson County Doughboys returned from the war.
Erin's high school graduation forces her to face adulthood, including a career direction.
Grandma's medical bills and the mill's deterioration force John to work in Charlottesville
Erin's first love returns to town and intends to marry her, but her parents think she is too young and want her to finish school first
An unconscious early memory of Elizabeth's returns as a dream to haunt the entire household and endanger her life.
Grandma refuses to share church-organist duties with her arch rival; restless Olivia resolves to make a change in her life.
The Waltons struggle to maintain the integrity of a local public office and to safeguard the freedom of the last local mustang
Bad weather, calamities and emergencies threaten the family's plans to honor Olivia with a Christmas gathering.
A Walton matriarch, Aunt Martha, visits and imposes her way of doing things on everyone.
The youngest Walton boy, Jim-Bob, takes his first step into the world when he enters a race, riding Ike's motorcycle.
John Boy raises money to save his newspaper by selling his land to a mining company, unaware of the damage the new owners will do to the environment
Mary Ellen reconsiders her wedding as her relationship with Dr. Willard deepens; the doctor vanishes with clinic funds.
Mary Ellen announces her engagement to David Spencer; Dr. Curtis Willard arrives at Walton's Mountain.
A night prowler panics Walton's Mountain, threatening the success of Jason's money-raising town dance.
John-Boy becomes the target of public indignation when he insists on printing excerpts from Hitler's 'Mein Kampf.'.
A renowned evangelist (John Karlen) comes to lead the annual revival, exciting everyone but John. Directed by Ralph Waite.
A former musician (Merle Haggard) is encouraged to make a comeback as part of a plan for Jason to earn his conservatory tuition.
Mary Ellen diagnoses Grandma's abdominal pains as flu, but the elderly woman must be rushed to the hospital.
John-Boy plans to publish two sensational stories in his newspaper's first edition; guest Conrad Janis.
Mary Ellen announces her engagement to young David Spencer and after the initial shock, the Waltons join with the entire community to make plans for the big event.
An old love (Kathleen Quinlan) urges John-Boy to join the Spanish Civil War. Directed by Richard Thomas.
John-Boy takes a full-time job to earn a down-payment for a printing press.
Grandma joins with the Baldwin sisters, against her husband, to save a house in her hometown from demolition.
Defying Grandma, Mary Ellen refuses to take part in a quilting bee planned to mark her emergence into womanhood.
The offer of a full-time job as a dressmaker in a fashionable shop opens new opportunities for Olivia; guest Abby Dalton.
A 12-year-old tries to con the Waltons and Baldwins out of $25 needed to free her swindler grandfather from jail.
John-Boy struggles with guilt after fire destroys part of the Walton home and the family becomes temporarily separated.
John-Boy struggles with guilt after fire destroys part of the Walton home and the family becomes temporarily separated; the Walton children learn lessons about themselves away from home.
Despite his battle tales, Grandpa resists efforts to reunite him with his Spanish-American War comrades. Directed by Richard Thomas.
Suspecting that he may be adopted, Jim-Bob investigates the circumstances of his birth and uncovers a long-hidden family secret.
Olivia and two of her children become lost on Walton Mountain, while Grandma keeps Erin and Mary Ellen busy doing chores all day.
A rival lumber company threatens to put Walton and Sons out of business and young Ben Walton picks the worst possible time to leave home.
Mary Ellen learns about math, science and humanity as she works with a public-health nurse while preparing to enter nursing school.
The Waltons offer refuge to a woman who left her husband (Richard Hatch), a Walton relative and moonshiner.
After he helps with the filming of a writer's experiences with the Waltons, John-Boy is offered a job in New York.
When a young widow comes to stay in their home, the Walton children learn a hard lesson about how to cope with another person's grief.
Olivia is a substitute teacher at Walton's Mountain School; John-Boy's old flame, Marcia, returns with her new fiance.
Erin and Mary Ellen compete for the attentions of a visiting forestry student; Olivia cares for a foster child.
Emotional entanglements follow when John-Boy invites a woman wing-walker (Lee Purcell) to stay at the Walton home.
Jason has a breakdown after taking on too many responsibilities in an attempt to prove his worth; guest Mayf Nutter.
A journalist finds a secret in the Baldwin sisters' family when he visits Walton's Mountain. Directed by Ralph Waite.
Thinking himself a failure compared to his more successful former classmates, John Walton is apprehensive and irritable as he contemplates his high school class' 25th reunion.
An aspiring preacher (Cleavon Little) enters a boxing match in order to win enough money to build a church on Walton's Mountain.
John-Boy brings home his college tutor, a 16-year-old genius who seems to possess no social skills.
Miss Hunter and the Rev. Fordwick take a two-week honeymoon, leaving Olivia in the classroom and John-Boy at the pulpit.
The family may lose its considerable investment in a new business when John is hospitalized with pneumonia
John and Olivia prepare for their 20th anniversary; John-Boy falls for an older woman writer and plans to leave.
Ben's plan to win a girl's (Erin Moran) heart sends her into the arms of Jason. Directed by Richard Thomas.
John-Boy's story, if published, may devastate Emily Baldwin; Grandpa's raffle prize is a statue of a woman.
Amid plans to expand his business, John considers Jason's desire to study music a waste of time.
Olivia plans a wedding for a friend's daughter, but the city-bred fiance (Bruce Davison) objects to the proceedings.
Grandpa gets angry and moves out with Grandma after John suggests he take life a little easier.
An unscrupulous coed (Darleen Carr) steals John-Boy's notes, but blame falls on a male student (Willie Aames).
Ike Godsey falls in love with the Waltons' cousin Corabeth; John-Boy arranges for Erin to be photographed.
John-Boy tries to unravel the circumstances of a hit-and-run charge brought against Ben in a nearby town.
Grandpa loses his will to live after a near-fatal heart attack; the family takes desperate measures.
The Waltons help prepare for the return of an old friend's wife, but strange circumstances surround the visit.
Feeling "put out to pasture," John seeks adventure by leaving to work in a Norfolk shipyard.
John-Boy's job reading to a young blind woman (Elayne Heilveil) involves him in the hostile girl's struggles.
John-Boy's stories being accepted for publication upstages Jason's first professional musical job; guest Mayf Nutter.
Against Olivia's wishes, John-Boy enters a dance marathon with a girl he met in a neighboring town; guest Charles Haid.
A former New York stockbroker and his family move to Walton's Mountain and upset the equilibrium of the residents; guest Linda Purl.
John-Boy defends an athlete (Richard Masur) he tutored after having to report him for cheating on a history exam.
Mary Ellen discovers a beautiful ring in a secondhand purse she bought for a date with John-Boy's best friend.
Olivia takes a night-school art class and receives other attentions from the instructor (David Selby).
Jim-Bob runs away after all ignore his sadness over the death of a guinea pig entrusted to his care.
John-Boy enters a mule in the annual cross-country race and finds himself competing for Selena's affections.
A highly anticipated first day at college starts with John-Boy giving a pretty coed a ride but ends in total disaster.
The Waltons rally to help their aunt fight a government eviction.
The Waltons' loyalty is tested by a conflict between family members.
Grandpa helps his aged sister-in-law fight Government eviction from her land when her house is condemned for a highway right of way.
John-Boy arranges to trade work for a car, then the owner (Ed Lauter) backs out of the deal; guest Bonnie Bartlett.
A broke salesman buys a doll for his daughter with Olivia's down-payment on a set of books.
John-Boy returns his new high-school graduation suit so the family can afford to buy a new cow when Chance dies. Richard Thomas and Ralph Waite star
The children of the Walton family are excited about the possibility of speaking with spirits when they get a Ouija board.
The town blacksmith (Victor French), whose wife cannot have children, becomes fast friends with an 8-year-old orphan boy.
News that she is pregnant cuts short Olivia's debut as a door-to-door saleswoman, throwing the family into turmoil.
Grandpa offers a few words of wisdom to Jason, who has just discovered a close friend has been diagnosed as suffering from a terminal illness. Ron Howard guest stars
A land developer has the idea of turning Walton's Mountain into a resort complete with hot mineral springs, and he offers John Walton a generous cash offer for his property.
Olivia seems to be overworked and in need of a holiday so, after 19 years of marriage, John schemes to take her on a belated honeymoon.
Grandma's troubled by age and suffers from a hearing loss as she nears her 68th birthday but won't do anything about it. Meanwhile Mary Ellen falls in love for the first time.
Miss Hunter is so taken by John-Boy's essay about someone who is an inspiration to him that she encourages him to perfect it and send it into a competition.
An airmail plane has engine trouble and the pilot has to take emergency measures by landing the craft in the Waltons' meadow
There is great excitement in the Walton household when Grandma receives the news that an old friend has left her an unexpected bequest of $250.
The Waltons Mountain teacher needs to take leave from the because of a family emergency. Miss Pollard, the relieving teacher, comes from New York and stays at the Walton home.
John-Boy is rushed into hospital to have a blood clot removed from his brain. Bittersweet American drama, starring Richard Thomas and Michael Learned
The family prepares for Thansgiving; John-Boy suffers a head injury.
Thanksgiving is approaching and John-Boy is excited as he has been accepted by Boatwright University to sit for their scholarship exam, and because his girlfriend is back
John-Boy becomes a rent collector for a neglectful, dishonest landlord; Erin nurses an orphaned fawn. Directed by Ralph Waite.
A teenage orphan who once stayed with the Waltons returns with news of a tryout with a professional baseball scout.
The family prepares for the county fair; Olivia has a visit from her childhood sweetheart (Peter Donat), now wealthy.
John-Boy sees Yancy Tucker stealing some chickens. He is then torn between keeping quiet for his friend's sake, and reporting what he witnessed to the Sheriff
Farm worker Harley Foster and his son Jodie meet the Walton children when they're all picking peaches at the same orchard. The two are invited to stay a few days with the Waltons
A widow accuses John of stealing while he was working in her mansion; guest Dennis Dugan.
The Walton family is excited about the barn dance, but their excitement turns sour when a visit from the electric company dampens their high spirits
John-Boy becomes frustrated at not being able to find a quiet place to write so he heads up to the mountain to spend the night at an isolated cabin
Maggie McKenzie has a bad heart but she wants to return to the place where she and her husband began their life together so she asks John-Boy to take her there
Olivia tries a radical polio treatment developed by Sister Kenny of Australia.
The faith of the Walton family is sorely tried when Olivia contracts polio.
The faith of the Walton family is sorely tried when Olivia contracts polio.
John-Boy's casual date for the movies decides to unleash her considerable feminine charms on him.
John-Boy helps a blacksmith (Ned Beatty) write to a woman; Olivia neglects the family to sing in a choir.
An illiterate woman (Lynn Hamilton) whose daughter is graduating from college asks John-Boy to teach her.
John-Boy seeks city employment when a legal mix-up threatens the Waltons' lumber rights; guest Garry Walberg.
John-Boy invites Gypsies to camp on the Waltons' land, despite dire predictions; guest Gregory Sierra.
John-Boy and Grandpa play matchmaker for Olivia's visiting uncle, but the women disapprove of their choice.
John-Boy falls for a woman (Sian Barbara Allen) who left home to return to her father's house on Walton's Mountain.
Tragedy strikes the life of a young girl befriended by the Waltons when her drunken father burns the schoolhouse when he learns they are being taught the theory of evolution.
film star is stranded on the mountain when her car breaks down and is invited to stay with the Waltons, but Olivia is not convinced by her tall tales. Guest starring Pippa Scott
Mary Ellen becomes enamored of a 19-year-old wandering minstrel and fails to help the family at a time when she is needed
The sheriff asks John-Boy's help when the Baldwin sisters' cousin (Denver Pyle) plans to bootleg their "recipe."
The Denby cousins move in unexpectedly and take advantage of hospitality.
A colorful, self-styled writer (David Huddleston) dazzles John-Boy who jeopardizes a timber contract.
An old World War I buddy of John's tries to hide his failure in life by bragging about his daring wartime deeds.
A Jewish family which fled Nazi Germany tries to live isolated in a mountain cabin; guest Radames Pera.
An injured runaway betrays the Waltons' trust; Elizabeth accuses her father of not helping care for an ailing raccoon.
The Waltons welcome a visiting preacher (John Ritter) and his mentor (Collin Wilcox-Horne), a fiery missionary.
A meteorite lands in the Baldwin sisters' recipe room, causing quite a stir among the locals who believe it to be a heaven-sent omen of hope
John-Boy's sisters unknowingly sell a museum-piece typewriter he borrowed from the Baldwins to a junkman.
John-Boy struggles with his beliefs about killing but proves his courage on a turkey hunt with his father.
The Walton children learn the family cow's calf, sold to a neighboring farmer, is due to be slaughtered.
The children befriend four performers stranded on the mountain after the carnival moves on; guest Billy Barty.
The Waltons work together to teach sign language to a 6-year-old whose mother abandoned her.