John's 25th high school reunion is being planned; he thinks he is not successful, but at the reunion, everyone thinks he is the winner. John-Boy fears he will never make a living as a writer. Jim-Bob makes a profound comment.

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Olivia Walton (as Miss Michael Learned)
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Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
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John's 25th high school reunion is being planned; he thinks he is not successful, but at the reunion, everyone thinks he is the winner. John-Boy fears he will never make a living as a writer. Jim-Bob makes a profound comment.

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2 October 1975 (USA)  »

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John Sr. joined the service in WWI after finishing high school (mentioned in other episodes especially season 8 "The Diploma"). If this is his 25th high school reunion it would make the year of the episode between 1940 and 1942 if he graduated in 1916-1918 before WWI ended but after US troops started going overseas. See more »

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Jim-Bob Walton: [Jim-Bob rides to the house with a letter for John-Boy, sitting on the steps, writing "10,000" in the sand] Ten thousand what?
John-Boy Walton: Huh?
Jim-Bob Walton: I said, "Ten thousand what?"
John-Boy Walton: Ten thousand unemployed writers in this country today.
Jim-Bob Walton: That's silly.
John-Boy Walton: What's silly about ten thousand unemployed writers?
Jim-Bob Walton: Just because you're nineteen years old, doesn't mean everyone else is dumb.
John-Boy Walton: I never said you were dumb.
John-Boy Walton: Well, the way you tell it, a writer is somebody who's supposed to be somebody who thinks things up and puts 'em on...
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By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Music by Gus Edwards
Lyrics by Edward Madden
Played by Jason's trio at reunion dinner
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