John-Boy goes on his first turkey hunt with his father and two of his friends.
Did You Know?
Ike Godsey is shown reading an April 1938 issue of Liberty magazine, an issue that contained articles by H.G. Wells and Clark Gable. The date is five years out of sync with the storyline, established in recent episodes as being the spring of 1933. See more
The shotgun that John-boy is using in the beginning of the episode is a 10 or 12 gauge and yet the first time he fires it there is no kick. A gun of that bore would at least have jumped enough to have required John-boy to take a firmer stance. See more
A mountain has no need for people, but people do need mountains. We go to them for their beauty, for the exhilaration of standing closer to mysterious skies, for the feeling of triumph that comes from having labored to reach a summit. And I remember a day in the 1930's when I went to Waltons Mountain in search of manhood.
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed on the harmonica by Jon Walmsley See more