Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
'The Waltons' - Seasons and Episodes
A headache. Corabeth tells Ike that she has a headache and the only way to get rid of it is to lay down.
They were lucky enough to find love.. While watching them dance at the restaurant, Corabeth wonders out loud why some people are so lucky. Later in the show, she tells Olivia that she had believed what John and Olivia had didn't exist, until she saw the two of them together.
A bag of candies. John Boy remembers that Corabeth's father kept a sack of candies by his bed.
Kneading bread. Grandma was kneading bread. As she talked about Corabeth, she started kneading it a little harder.
Nothing. The morning of his wedding, Ike confides to John that he doesn't wear anything when he sleeps.
Pulled back in a bun. She had it straight and pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck.
The Versailles Restaurant. The Versailles Restaurant in Charlottesville.
Candy. A box of the finest candy made.
Throw them out into the street.
June, 1941. The letter from Pamela was dated June, 1941. Corabeth remembered that Ike had been going to Richmond quite frequently at that time.
The phone never stopped ringing. Ike tells Corabeth that the phone never stopped ringing - who knows if that was true!
At an art gallery. At an art gallery in Richmond.
On the top shelf behind the toolbox..
He got married and Corabeth wouldn't let him drink it.. The Baldwin Ladies would give him a jar every time his back went out, then he got married to Corabeth and wasn't able to put the Recipe to its proper use.
Adultery. Ike believed that it was because of the woman he had taken to the Dew Drop.
writing tablets. When John Boy opens the packet of Big Chief writing tablets, his father says, "Now how do you suppose it got all the way up to the North Pole that you want to be a writer?" John Boy replies: "I guess he must be a mighty smart man."
go to the barn. The children want to go to the barn to see the Christmas "miracle," when all the animals will get down on their knees and speak with human voices. Olivia declines, saying the only miracle she wants to see "is your daddy walkin' through that door." John Boy tells the story of the miracle to the children again.
Ashley Longworth. Miss Emily often daydreams about Longworth (who was really run off by her father, according to sister Mamie) and speculates that as years pass and still no word of him comes, he must have died in "one of the wars."
Hawthorne Dooley. Rev. Dooley's church is nearby, and John Boy sits through the children's interpretation of the birth of Jesus while waiting for Dooley to help him on the search.
a fatal bus crash. The bus in question is the bus John Walton would have taken to return home to Walton's Mountain. She tells John Boy "It's a man's job I'm sending you on."
|During this Christmas on Walton's Mountain, area shops are being robbed of turkeys and hams, which go to less fortunate families - a goodwill crime committed by "The Robin Hood Bandit." Who is the "Bandit"?||"The Waltons" Christmas Special
Charlie Sneed. Charlie, a croney of shopkeep Ike Godsey and John Walton, brings one of his "boosted" turkeys to the Walton house on Christmas Eve. His arrest leads to John Boy's search for his father in Sneed's rattletrap car.
|When sister Mary Ellen refuses to crack walnuts with the other Walton children in the barn, she claims it's because she has no time. She says she hasn't done what that day?||"The Waltons" Christmas Special
read a page in the Bible. Mary Ellen plans to memorize the entire Bible cover to cover, a practice that comes in handy later in the plot when a missionary lady arrives to hand out presents.
Christmas cactus. Olivia brings the scarlet-blossomed plant to the Walton lunchtable and declares she had forgotten about it last fall, "And now, would you loooook?"
Edgar Bergen. Bergen, the voice behind radio dummies Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd, turned in a more serious performance as the family patriarch in this episode only. Mustachioed Geer played Grandpa Walton on "The Waltons," and was much-loved until his death mid-series. He was not replaced, and Grandpa was allowed to pass away, as well.
Miss Mamie and Miss Emily Baldwin. The Misses Mamie and Emily Baldwin supplement their income by selling "the recipe," a suspect corn liquor they brew in their home, which was previously adored my their late father, the judge.
Patricia Neal. Kentucky-born Neal gave a spirited performance as Mama Walton, but declined to participate in the series. Laurie played the less-than-down-home mother in "Carrie." Low-key Learned played Olivia Walton on the series, and Karen Grassle portrayed Caroline "Ma" Ingalls on "Little House on the Prairie."
Earl Hamner Jr.. Author Earl Hamner Jr.'s published recollections of his childhood in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains served as the basis for the series "The Waltons." Hamner also provided the narration for this holiday special, and throughout the series, speaking as an adult John Boy.