Jim-Bob falls in love with a wing-walker. John-Boy writes an article about her. She takes a lot of risks. Maude Gormley gives her goat, Myrtle, to the Waltons. They give her a rocking chair.
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Tom Bower who plays Rex Barker in this episode was later cast as Mary Ellen's husband Dr Curtis Willard. See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
While we were walking the green meadows of Waltons Mountain, daring flyers were conquering the beckoning blue skies. We had come to know an airmail pilot who would fly slightly off course just to say "Hello" to us, and especially to Jim Bob. Jim Bob's head was in the clouds back in those days, dreaming of machines which he hoped one day to fly.