The Waltons: Season 7, Episode 21

The Torch (8 Mar. 1979)

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An old girlfriend of John Walton buys the Drew Drop Inn where Jason works. John stops at the Drew Drop and re-meets her. She still has feelings for him, but he still loves his wife. Ike Godsey opens a canteen for the soldiers.

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
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Esther Walton (credit only)
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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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Eric Scott ...
David W. Harper ...
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Ronnie Claire Edwards ...
Earl Hamner Jr. ...
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Leslie Winston ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Carroll ...
Sergeant
Wyatt Knight ...
Soldier #1
Marshall Reed ...
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An old girlfriend of John Walton buys the Drew Drop Inn where Jason works. John stops at the Drew Drop and re-meets her. She still has feelings for him, but he still loves his wife. Ike Godsey opens a canteen for the soldiers.

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] The absence of a loved one can make the days seem endless and the nights all the darker, especially in spring when the weather is gentle and moonlight stirs the heartstrings. During my mother's illness our family sorely missed her presence, and without her my father was a lonely, vulnerable man.
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Blues In The Night
(My Mama Done Tol Me)
Written by Harold Arlen
Piano instrumental by Jon Walmsley
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