Monday, Mar. 24 - “The Fastidious Wife”: When Cindy is introduced to the book The Fastidious Wife, she follows its instruction exactly and almost goes into premature labor due to exhaustion.
Tuesday, Mar. 25 - “The Unthinkable”: A Jewish recruit in Jason’s company tells how his grandfather was arrested and murdered by German soldiers in Warsaw.
Wednesday, Mar. 26 - “The Idol”: Elizabeth’s favorite teacher and good friend Hazel must reveal that she is dying of a fatal illness, and Elizabeth must learn to live with another loss — and learn to forgive Hazel. Ben and Cindy have a baby girl, Virginia.
Thursday, Mar. 27 - “The Prodigals”: Jeffrey and Josh break into Ike’s store, and Ben decides to enlist after being humiliated by a soldier.
Friday, Mar. 28 - “The Remembrance”: Zadok Walton, Grandpa’s cousin, arrives unannounced to keep a date he made with Zeb twenty-one years ago.
Monday, Mar. 31 - “The Inspiration”: Miss Mamie Baldwin refuses to have an operation for cataracts, until John brings home a secret weapon: Grandma.
Tuesday, Apr. 1 - “The Last Straw”: The pressures of wartime and changing values finally affect John Walton. Jeffrey builds a soapbox derby racecar, but then learns the race has been suspended for the duration of the war.
Wednesday, Apr. 2 - “The Traveling Man”: Mr. Stanley Perkins, a traveling salesman, arrives on Walton’s Mountain to rekindle an old romance with Aunt Rose.
Thursday, Apr. 3 - “The Furlough”: John-Boy returns home, still suffering memory loss and deeply troubled by his ordeal. Ike is arrested for draft evasion.
Friday, Apr. 4 - “The Medal”: Mary Ellen and Corabeth both encounter men who bring romance into their lives.
Monday, Apr. 7 - “The Valediction”: Jim-Bob graduates as valedictorian from high school just as the Allied Forces invade France, and he and his three brothers all march off for duty overseas.
Tuesday, Apr. 8 - “The Outrage Part 1″: John tries to help a black veteran accused of a crime he didn’t commit; John-Boy meets Jason’s friend Toni in Paris; Ben and his friend Norman have trouble with Sergeant Butler. Part 1 of 2.
Wednesday, Apr. 9 - “The Outrage Part 2″: John asks President Roosevelt to help Harley, who has been falsely convicted of murder. Part 2 of 2.
Thursday, Apr. 10 - “The Pledge”: When a favorite patient dies, Mary Ellen decides to become a doctor. Meanwhile, the Waltons plan birthday gifts for Jason in France.
Friday, Apr. 11 - “The Triumph”: While the home front copes with shortages and regulations, Jason and a member of his squad must deal with the question of killing as the war in Europe draws to a close.
Monday, Apr. 14 - “The Premonition”: John-Boy writes an article for Stars & Stripes calling for the removal of landmines in Paris; Cindy has a premonition of Ben being captured by the Japanese.
Tuesday, Apr. 15 - “The Pursuit”: When Jim-Bob comes home on furlough, he is soon followed by Kathy Seales with the news that he will be a father. Ben is still a POW in the Pacific.
Wednesday, Apr. 16 - “The Last 10 Days”: The Walton family hears of the atomic destruction of Hiroshima and awaits word of the Japanese army’s surrender; Ben and his buddy Norm are prisoners of a fanatic Japanese guard who uses them to gain his own freedom.
Thursday, Apr. 17 - “The Move”: Ben returns home from military service; Erin’s vacation is disrupted when J.D. Pickett claims he can’t handle the business without her; John tells the family he must take Olivia to Arizona for her health.
Friday, Apr. 18 - “The Whirlwind”: Mary Ellen is about to give up school to marry a restless young veteran when she gets the shattering news that her husband, Curt, is still alive. Jason re-opens the Dew Drop Inn.
Monday, Apr. 21 - “The Tempest”: Mary Ellen finds Curt alive in Florida, but he’s a very different man.
Tuesday, Apr. 22 - “The Carousel”: The death of Cindy’s father reveals she was adopted, and a search for her real parents begins. Due to the lack of attention from Drew, Elizabeth looks elsewhere for romance.
Wednesday, Apr. 23 - “The Hot Rod”: Released from military service, Jim-Bob and his friend Jody refuse to settle down, until an accident forces them to see things differently. The Baldwin sisters discover a secret room.
Thursday, Apr. 24 - “The Gold Watch”: Stanley Perkins returns to Rose, but he’s not well. A new singer at the Dew Drop pays too much attention to Toni.
Friday, Apr. 25 - “The Beginning”: A new minister comes to Walton’s Mountain church and quickly disturbs the congregation. But he soon becomes an important member of the community, especially as he helps Jason and Toni make an important decision about marriage.