A new company starts in the area and wants to sell wood to the Waltons. Erin and he fall in love. Jim-Bob and Ike try to find metals in the mountains to make money, but they find illegally dumped waste.
Did You Know?
In the opening scene of this episode, John Boy tells his brother Ben that Paul Matthews looks familiar, but he can't place where he has seen him before. The story line later solves John Boy's mystery but another explanation may be an inside joke among the cast members. This is the second time actor Morgan Stevens
has appeared in the series. The first time he played Sam Stadder, the injured soldier who shared a hospital room with John Boy in ep. 8.10, The Waiting. See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
As the memories of war began to fade, our lives took on the more natural rhythms of daily life. Spring came to the mountain and the dogwood and the redbud blossomed beneath the evergreen pines. Erin's heart had been sorely tried by the war and for a long time she carried a secret wound. When love did come to claim Erin again she welcomed it with her usual spirit. It was the rest of the family that was left breathless.