Taking full responsibility for filling Johnny Johnson's head with exaggerated tales of travel and adventure, Mr. Edwards goes with him when Johnny takes off to see the world, hoping to protect the credulous farm-boy from dangerous situations and unscrupulous characters while trying to convince him to go back home. Written by
Did You Know?
Two previous episodes are referred to in this episode. The first: Mr. Edwards's Homecoming (they remember how Charles rescued him from the saloon). The second: The Love of Johnny Johnson. After this episode, Johnny is never heard from again. See more
After Johnny leaves home, Charles says the good thing about having girls is that they won't run off. However earlier in the season in the episode titled The Lord is My Shepherd, Laura did run away after Freddie died. See more
Well, there was this boy in Illinois who only had one year of schooling and five different teachers before he started out learning on his own.
I'm sure he turned out to be a four-footed ignoramus.
He turned out to be President Lincoln.