The Waltons

The Breakdown

Season 4, Ep 6, Aired 10/16/75
9.5
10
9.5
9.0
8.5
8.0
7.5
7.0
6.5
6.0
5.5
5.0
4.5
4.0
3.5
3.0
2.5
2.0
1.5
1.0
N/A
Rate Episode
38 votes
Write a Review
  • Episode Description
  • Jason is run ragged attending Klineberg Conservatory while playing with the Haystack Gang and the Sunrise Gospleteers. John-Boy starts working in Boatwright's library.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ellen Corby

    Grandma Esther Walton

  • Richard Thomas

    John-Boy Walton

  • Judy Norton

    Mary Ellen Walton

  • Eric Scott

    Ben Walton

  • Michael Learned

    Olivia Walton

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • This is a realization of just important acting can be to a character.

    By davecgs9, Apr 03, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Opening Narration: Suffering in silence was not a popular past-time with me nor my brothers and sisters. Feelings good and bad in the Walton family were customarily laid out for everybody remotely concerned to see and hear and hopefully to adjust to. Sometimes of course we did hide our true feelings, out of hurt, and once in the case of my brother Jason, out of a refusal to believe he could have such bad feelings against his older brother.

    • Closing Narration: Out of that breakdown my brother emerged with a new maturity and he and I came to a better understanding. We stopped the old game of "follow the leader" and began to face things together. To my mother, Jason and all the rest of us would always be "the children". With my father's help she learned not to rush in and try to pick us up after every tumble. Still, we knew she was there ready to help if ever, and whenever, we reached out.

    Notes (1)

    • The German episode title is "Jason wird gefordert", meaning "Jason's in Demand".

  • Add a Comment
    In reply to :
    • There are no comments yet. Be the first by adding your thoughts above.