The Waltons have one remaining payment on their mortgage. John and the family rush to complete one big lumber job to pay it off. As they celebrate, Ike Godsey faces financial trouble. The Waltons help Ike.
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[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
Nature, I think, intended my father to be a dreamer and a poet. Instead, he became the head of a large, hungry household. The one thing he feared and despised was debt, and yet it clung to him as devotedly as it clung to all of his neighbors. He tried never to borrow, never to buy anything on time, and never to fall behind on things like taxes and doctor bills. As careful as he was, there came a day in 1940 when he looked at his...
The Bear Went Over The Mountain
Traditional children's song
Sung by cast at mortgage burning ceremony See more