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The Waltons: The Whirlwind

Coming home to visit the family from the Army base, Jim Bob gets a ride from Jonesy, a man passing through the mountain. After having an accident, he stays with the Walton’s as Jim Bob fixes his car. During this time the stranger and Mary Ellen fall in love, only to have their relationship put on hold by the news that Curt may still be alive in Florida. Meanwhile, Jason buys the Dew Drop Inn, and thanks to help of his family and Corabeth, is able to re-open the place with rousing success.


Episode Info


Episode number: 9x9
Airdate: Thursday January 22nd, 1981

Director: Nell Cox
Writer: Claire Whitaker


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Guest Stars
Marshall Reed (2)Marshall Reed (2)
As John Curtis Willard
Recurring
Michael Reed (3)Michael Reed (3)
As John Curtis Willard
Recurring
Pamela McMylerPamela McMyler
As Betty Howell
Recurring
Richard GillilandRichard Gilliland
As Arlington Wescott Jones III
Recurring

Recap

When Jim Bob is on his way home to visit, he his is picked up by Jonesy, who is passing through Walton's Mountain. However, while they are driving on a winding road, the breaks on his car fails, causing Mary Ellen and Jason, who recently passed by, to come back and help them out. After taking Jonesy home with them, Jim Bob offers to fix Jonesy’s car as Mary Ellen cleans his injuries, and Ben offers him a job at the mill for the duration of his stay. It is during this time that Mary Ellen and the new man on the mountain fall in love and eventually decide to get married...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorEarl Hamner, Jr.
Executive ProducerEarl Hamner, Jr.
 
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