Special Sub-Topic: "The Scholar"
|At the beginning of this episode, Olivia and Esther are going to a wedding in what city?|
Richmond. This episode originally aired February 22, 1973.
|Thinking of the occasion, John Boy quotes John Haywood to his family; a quote that Olivia and Esther don't find very funny. "Wedding is destiny and __________ likewise."|
hanging. He quotes this from "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations".
|Erin is tired of being what?|
Part of the crowd. She waits for the other children to walk ahead so she can have a little privacy.
|How much did Ms. Hunter pay Verdie for fixing her dress?|
50 cents. It is while waiting for Ms. Hunter that Verdie sees John Boy tutoring Elizabeth, and gets the idea for him to help her, though she does not ask him at that time.
|What illness does Erin hide until her mother leaves?|
Tonsillitis. Olivia is suspicious because Erin won't talk, but Mary Ellen covers for her.
|What is the name of the boy that likes Erin?|
Henry. He brings Erin flowers, and the boys embarrass him.
|What is the name of Verdie's sister?|
Alice. Verdie's sister, though originally opposed to Verdie's trust in John Boy, defends him when Verdie thinks he told Ms. Hunter about her problem.
|Verdie receives a letter from her daughter, and she is sure that something is wrong. John Boy reads the letter. What is her daughter's name?|
Sara. Sara sent back the money Verdie sent her for a dress because she wanted her mother to attend.
|Erin has been playing sick to get attention. Olivia asks her if she is feeling good enough to get out of bed. When Erin says no, Olivia springs a surprise on her. What is the surprise?|
Her boyfriend wanted to take her out. As soon as Erin found out Henry was downstairs she said she felt better, but Olivia told her that wasn't going to work.
|As John Boy is seeing Verdie off at the bus station, she says she is afraid she'll forget how to sign her name. She says that if she has to she can print what?|
See spot. See Spot run.. Lynn Hamilton played Verdie, and later became quite a regular on the show.
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