John Boy tries desperately to raise some money for a down
payment on a printing press in the season 4 episode of The Fledgeling.
Finding that he is becoming overtired with work and school, he
moves to a boarding house near his workplace and the University.
As he is packing his things at home, Grandma gives him a parting
a bible. She then tells him to read it every night,
say his prayers, resist temptation and remember that he is her
Downstairs in the kitchen, Olivia is preparing her own parting
gifts. She gives him some of her fried chicken to remind him of
home, then she too, gives him a bible and tells him to see that
he uses it.
Cora Beth and Ike Godsey call in to see John Boy at his boarding
house on their way to see the movie One Hundred Men and A Girl.
Cora Beth has a little dog with her called Clementine. She tells
John Boy that just as soon as Mr Godsey said that he would like
to hear the pitter patter of little feet around the house, she
went down to the animal shelter and got Clementine their new dog.
Ike doesn't like Clementine, however, because "she makes
mischief on the rug".