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The Waltons: The Pursuit

When Jim Bob arrives home unexpectedly with a girl named Kathy following not far behind, they soon learn that she is pregnant with Jim Bob’s child. Not believing Kathy is telling the truth; John has a talk with her and voices his concerns. After the truth comes out, Jim Bob and Kathy agree to remain friends. In Japan, Ben is being a handful for his captors who ultimately put him in solitary confinement.

Episode Info

Episode number: 9x6
Airdate: Thursday January 01st, 1981

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Guest Stars
Hatsuo UdaHatsuo Uda
As Corporal
Jerry HoffmanJerry Hoffman
As Lt. Saunders
Jordan SuffinJordan Suffin
As Norman
Lisa HarrisonLisa Harrison
As Antoinette "Toni" Hazelton
Jerry FujikawaJerry Fujikawa
As Camp Commander
Ken MichelmanKen Michelman
As Cpl. Bergstrom
Ted NooseTed Noose
As Master Sergeant Bruner


When Jim Bob comes home unexpectedly on furlough, the family begins to wonder why he is acting so strangely. It isn’t until a girl by the name of Kathy comes over to meet the Walton’s when they find out she is the reason why he has been acting the way he was and that Kathy is head over heels in love with Jim Bob, but he doesn’t feel the same way. However, thinking of a way to get him to fall in love with her, Kathy tells Jim Bob that she is pregnant with his baby, causing him to decide to marry her. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorEarl Hamner, Jr.
Executive ProducerEarl Hamner, Jr.
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