Mary Ellen gives birth to the Waltons' first grandchild, John Curtis Willard. However, Cassie, a lonely and superstitious teenage neighbor whose premature baby girl was stillborn, believes John Curtis was sent to replace her own baby and she kidnaps him. It is up to Olivia to gently explain to Cassie that someday Cassie will have another baby, but that John Curtis is really Mary Ellen's.
Did You Know?
When Flossie (Nora Marlowe) tells Elizabeth (Kami Cotler) that she will be having bad dreams, Elizabeth says "Not about a Ferris wheel, I hope!" In the episode "The Ferris Wheel" in the previous season, Elizabeth was having recurring nightmares about being on a Ferris wheel. See more
Mary Ellen's "newborn" son looks to be at least 2 months old. See more