King Edward VIII abdicates the throne and the Waltons follow the story. Meanwhile, a movie production team is in town and John-Boy reconnects with a friend who's part of the production crew. John-Boy is offered a job.
Did You Know?
The character A.J. Covington , played by actor David Huddleston
, appeared the first time in this series in season one's episode #11 'The Literary Man' and at the end of that episode the narrator stated that the Waltons never see him again. But, the character appears again in this episode, played this time by actor George Dzundza
, getting younger in the process, since Mr. Dzundza is junior to Mr. Huddleston by about 15 years. The narrator at the end of this episode states that A.J. Covington "twice came into our lives on Walton's Mountain and twice he wandered off." See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
A different sound, an unfamiliar shape or shadow instantly alerts the creatures of the wild. Growing up on Waltons Mountain, seldom traveling far from the place we were born, we came to share this immediate awareness of something different, something new. It seems now in recollection that one of the milestone events of my nineteenth year followed the appearance in our community of something decidedly different, something none of...