John-Boy sent his novel to a publisher and does not hear anything. He travels to New York to get an update. They like his novel and will publish it.
Did You Know?
This represents Richard Thomas' last appearance as John-Boy Walton in the regular series. John-Boy returns in "The Waiting" (1979) portrayed by Robery Wightman who embodies the character for 16 episodes of the remainder of the series and the first TV movie; A Day of Thanks on Walton's Mountain (1992). Thomas reprises the role of John-Boy for the subsequent TV movies; A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion (1993), A Walton Wedding (1995), and A Walton Easter (1997). See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
It came as a coincidence that just as I finally completed my first novel, Elizabeth, for the first time, became enthralled with a book. I wondered if what I had written would ever be published and read half so avidly.
Too Marvelous for Words
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer See more