When Zeb asks Jim Bob what is on the radio, Jim Bob tells him it is 'Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy'. Edgar Bergen was the actor who played Zeb in The Homecoming. He did indeed have a radio show in the late thirties in which he voiced a character named Charlie McCarthy.
Opening Narration: Most of our memories of growing up on Walton's Mountain are good ones. But there did come a time when a dark remembrance from Elizabeth's childhood rose to haunt everybody in our house.
Closing Narration: Never again was Elizabeth to experience the terrors brought on by that frightening memory. And never again would I attempt to unravel the mysteries of the unconscious mind. Once more we could enjoy quiet and peaceful nights in our house on Walton's Mountain.
The German episode title is "Der Traum vom Riesenrad", meaning "Dream of the Ferris Wheel".