1: Original Sponsor Spots
Some of the classic in-character product advertisements with the cast of Petticoat Junction.
2: Interview With Paul Henning
Paul Henning talks about his life and Petticoat Junction.
3: Interview Part 1
Interview with Linda Kaye Henning and Pay Woodell: Interview with Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo Bradley, who discuss their time on Petticoat Junction (Part 1)
4: Interview Part 2
Interview with Linda Kaye Henning and Pay Woodell: Interview with Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo Bradley, who discuss their time on Petticoat Junction (Part 2)
5: Photo Gallery
Promotional photos of the cast
Sunday, March 22nd, 1964
6: Ed Sullivan Show Appearance
The Petticoat Junction girls spoof the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show
Tuesday, September 24th, 1963
1: Spur Line to Shady Rest
Homer Bedloe from the railroad company tries to shut down the Cannonball train, but he's no match for Kate Bradley of the Shady Rest.
Tuesday, October 1st, 1963
2: Quick, Hide the Railroad
To save the Cannonball, Kate hatches a scheme to hide its aging engine.
Tuesday, October 8th, 1963
3: The President Who Came to Dinner
The railroad president comes to town to shut down the Cannonball but becomes enchanted by the staff of the Shady Rest.
Tuesday, October 15th, 1963
4: Is There a Doctor in the Roundhouse?
No one can attend Kate's Shady Rest Jamboree after Norman Curtis makes the Cannonball inoperative.
Tuesday, October 22nd, 1963
5: The Courtship of Floyd Smoot
Kate pretends to fall in love with Floyd after his bad experience with a mail-order bride.
Tuesday, October 29th, 1963
6: Please Buy My Violets
Joe goes into the cologne business.
Tuesday, November 5th, 1963
7: The Ringer
Betty Jo's skill at pitching horseshoes threatens the title owned by annual champion Pixley Fats.
Tuesday, November 12th, 1963
8: Kate's Recipe for Hot Rhubarb
Kate counsels Bobbie Jo in the ways of attracting men.
Tuesday, November 19th, 1963
9: The Little Train Robbery
The Cannonball's bank shipment is the target of two young train robbers.
Tuesday, November 26th, 1963
10: Bedloe Strikes Again
When Bedloe plots to have his superiors ride the Cannonball, Kate leads a plan to give the executives first-class service.
Tuesday, December 3rd, 1963
11: Uncle Joe's Replacement
When Kate hires Herbie to boost his self-confidence, Joe thinks he's being put out to pasture.
Tuesday, December 10th, 1963
12: Honeymoon Hotel
Uncle Joe tries to make the Shady Rest into a honeymoon hotel.
Tuesday, December 17th, 1963
13: A Night at the Hooterville Hilton
A brochure describing the Shady Rest of the future is prematurely mailed to a Hooterville travel columnist.
Tuesday, December 24th, 1963
14: Cannonball Christmas
Bedloe plans to stop the Cannonball from making its traditional Christmas caroling tour.
Tuesday, December 31st, 1963
15: Herbie Gets Drafted
Billie Jo's suitor Herbie Bates is drafted into the armed services.
Tuesday, January 7th, 1964
16: Bobbie Jo and the Beatnik
Bobbie Jo is enamored with a visiting beatnik poet.
Tuesday, January 14th, 1964
17: My Daughter, the Doctor
Billie Jo receives $500 that her late father designated for her to become a doctor, but she wants to be an actress instead.
Tuesday, January 21st, 1964
18: Hooterville vs. Hollywood
Kate confers with Judge Drucker to see if she can legally prevent Billie Jo from going to Hollywood.
Tuesday, January 28th, 1964
19: Visit from a Big Star
A movie idol wants to hide away from the spotlight at the Shady Rest.
Tuesday, February 4th, 1964
20: Last Chance Farm
Uncle Joe tells two plump ladies that the Shady Rest is a reducing farm.
Tuesday, February 11th, 1964
21: The Very Old Antique
Bedloe returns with a retired railroad tycoon who is interested in buying the Cannonball.
Tuesday, February 18th, 1964
22: The Art Game
When Uncle Joe sells a painting for its valuable frame, he thinks he's on the road to artistic success.
Tuesday, February 25th, 1964
23: Betty Jo's First Love
Betty Jo's first crush is more interested in tinkering with cars than romance.
Tuesday, March 3rd, 1964
24: Behind All Silver, There's a Cloud Lining
Uncle Joe drums up business by spreading rumors about a silver strike in the area.
Tuesday, March 10th, 1964
25: The Talent Contest
Uncle Joe promotes a talent contest and tries to ensure that one of his three nieces wins.
Tuesday, March 17th, 1964
26: Kate and the Manpower Problem
Kate's old school pal conspires with the girls to round up some marriage prospects for Kate.
Tuesday, March 24th, 1964
27: The Ladybugs
Uncle Joe tries to cash in on Beatlemania by casting his nieces in a musical group.
Tuesday, March 31st, 1964
28: The Hooterville Flivverball
Uncle Joe tries to start his own railroad, powered by Orville Miggs' broken-down car.
Tuesday, April 7th, 1964
29: Kate, the Stockholder
When Bedloe again tries to shutter the Cannonball, Kate foils his plans by buying stock in the railroad.
Tuesday, April 14th, 1964
30: Kate and the Dowager
Kate's bank loan depends on a visiting socialite's recommendation of the Shady Rest.
Tuesday, April 21st, 1964
31: Charley Abandons the Cannonball
Feeling neglected, Charley quits his job as engineer of the Cannonball.
Tuesday, April 28th, 1964
32: Dog Days at Shady Rest
Railroad president Norman Curtis sends his dog on a vacation at the Shady Rest.
Tuesday, May 5th, 1964
33: A Millionaire for Kate
Kate is visited by an old schoolmate who has become a millionaire, but Uncle Joe has him pegged as a con artist.
Tuesday, May 12th, 1964
34: Bedloe and Son
Bedloe returns to with his son, who is as hateful and devious as his father.
Tuesday, May 19th, 1964
35: Local Girl Makes Good
A business executive returns home to Hooterville and impresses the locals with her administrative ability and her handling of men.
Tuesday, May 26th, 1964
36: Cave Woman
Kate is trapped by a cave-in just when the Shady Rest is a candidate for hosting a big convention.
Tuesday, June 2nd, 1964
37: Kate, Flat on Her Back
With Kate incapacitated, Joe and the girls try to win the business of a large convention.
Tuesday, June 9th, 1964
38: The Genghis Keane Story
When a notoriously tough former schoolteacher visits, Kate and the girls plot to get her back into teaching.
Tuesday, September 22nd, 1964
1: Betty Jo's Dog
Betty Jo has a new friend, a little dog that follows her around, but Kate says the animal must go.
Tuesday, September 29th, 1964
2: Race Against the Stork
Kate's friend, Elsie, comes to stay at Shady Rest while waiting to have her baby, and a nervous Uncle Joe immediately works out a master plan to get a doctor to Shady Rest when the crucial time arrives
Tuesday, October 6th, 1964
3: Have Library, Will Travel
Uncle Joe has grown extremely fond of pretty librarian Phyllis Marsh, who has set up a traveling library in the baggage car of the Hooterville Cannonball
Tuesday, October 13th, 1964
4: The Umquaw Strip
Homer Bedloe sees an opportunity to close down the Hooterville Cannonball when he learns that an Indian tribe has legal title to the land the Cannonball's tracks are on
Tuesday, October 27th, 1964
5: As Hooterville Goes
Hooterville will have to go some to retain its record as the first community in the state to file election returns--Crabwell Corners has got itself an automatic voting machine
Tuesday, November 10th, 1964
6: My Dog the Actor
Billie Jo enters a picture of the family dog in a pet-food company's contest, and the mutt is selected one of five finalists.
Tuesday, November 17th, 1964
7: The Great Buffalo Hunt
Uncle Joe shocks Kate by bringing home a buffalo! It's part of his scheme to dupe a wealthy British sportsman into coming to "Shady Rest Hunting Lodge
Tuesday, November 24th, 1964
8: Betty Jo's Pen Pal
Shady Rest has an exotic guest: Betty Jo's Japanese pen pal Nobuko
Tuesday, December 1st, 1964
9: Bedloe's Nightmare
Homer Bedloe, the Hooterville Cannonball's arch-enemy, has been having terrible nightmares about the train. To get rid of them, his psychiatrist suggests that he "learn to love" the Cannonball
Tuesday, December 8th, 1964
10: Kate's Bachelor Butter
Food salesman Jack Crandall, a passenger on the Cannonball, is stunned when the train stops just so Charley and Floyd can pick apples for Kate's special recipe: Bachelor Butter
Tuesday, December 15th, 1964
11: Mother of the Bride
Rumor has it that Billie Jo is secretly engaged to Dan Plout, who is none other than the son of Kate's arch-enemy, Selma Plout.
Tuesday, December 29th, 1964
12: The Lost Patrol
Shady Rest is invaded by the Army, which is conducting maneuvers in the area, and some of the troops are more interested in Kate's daughters than they are in the war games.
Tuesday, January 5th, 1965
The members of the Hooterville Volunteer Fire Department Band are trying to raise money because without it, they cannot establish a Hooterville Volunteer Fire Department.
Tuesday, January 12th, 1965
14: The Curse of Chester W. Farnsworth
Uncle Joe is convinced that Shady Rest is haunted by the ghost of Chester W. Farnsworth, a guest at the hotel some fifty years ago.
Tuesday, January 19th, 1965
15: There's No Flame Like an Old Flame
Uncle Joe has begun corresponding with the Widow Perkins, an old flame who left Joe standing at the altar - and then married the best man.
Tuesday, January 26th, 1965
16: Billie Jo's First Job
Billie Jo has landed her first job, but Kate's not so sure she approves: Billie's going to be private secretary to novelist Oliver Fenton, whose books have been banned in Hooterville
Tuesday, February 2nd, 1965
17: A Matter of Communication
It's some miles to the nearest telephone and the girls are beginning to feel like social outcasts, but Kate can't afford to have a special line run to Shady Rest. Uncle Joe devises a scheme to connect all of the phone-less citizens of Hooterville using barbed wire hooked to Army surplus phones.
Tuesday, February 9th, 1965
18: Kate Bradley, Girl Volunteer
Hooterville's embarrassed volunteer firemen, unable to put out a blaze on the Cannonball, have to call for outside help.
Tuesday, February 16th, 1965
19: Hooterville Crime Wave
As Hooterville's bounty hunter, Uncle Joe may finally get the chance to capture someone: Two escaped convicts are in the area.
Tuesday, February 23rd, 1965
20: For the Birds
The Cannonball must temporarily cease operations: A bird has established a nest in the train's smokestack. Needless to say, Homer Bedloe tries to turn the situation to his advantage
Tuesday, March 2nd, 1965
21: Modern Merchandising
Sam Drucker's customers at the general store are deserting him to shop at a new supermarket in nearby Pixley
Tuesday, March 9th, 1965
22: Visit From the Governor
Uncle Joe wants to invite the governor of the state to visit Hooterville, but no one will support his proposal
Tuesday, March 16th, 1965
23: A Borderline Story
Surveyors discover that Shady Rest straddles the county border and Uncle Joe plans to play this up as a sure-fire tourist attraction.
Tuesday, March 23rd, 1965
24: The Shady Rest Hotel Corporation
The hotel needs a new water heater and Uncle Joe wants to pay for it by selling stock in the Shady Rest Hotel Corporation.
Tuesday, March 30th, 1965
25: A Tale of Two Dogs
Hooterville is feuding with neighboring Crabwell Corners over possession of a Spanish-American cannon, and Betty Jo is feuding with Tad Winslow of that town over who has the better dog
Tuesday, April 6th, 1965
26: The Black Box
A top-secret Air Force camera, equipped with a detonating device to prevent its capture, falls out of a plane--and lands at Shady Rest.
Tuesday, April 13th, 1965
27: Bedloe's Most Fiendish Scheme
Homer Bedloe has arranged for the Pixley Bank to foreclose on Kate Bradley's mortgage, so Uncle Joe and the daughters are forced to seek employment
Tuesday, April 20th, 1965
28: Bedloe Gets His Comeuppance
Betty Jo's pal, Willie, has a knack for predicting the right outcome of each roulette spin. Uncle Joe tries to use his ability to save the whole valley from the foreclosing wrath of Pixley Bank President, Homer Bedloe.
Tuesday, April 27th, 1965
29: The Mayor of Hooterville
Uncle Joe thinks it's time Hooterville elected a mayor and he has an excellent candidate in mind: himself.
Tuesday, May 4th, 1965
30: Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Jinx?
No one in Hooterville wants any part of Uncle Joe, for the word's around that he is a jinx
Tuesday, May 11th, 1965
31: The Chicken Killer
Dog Catcher Hinky Mittenfloss, who's been after the Bradley dog for some time, locks up the pooch on charges of killing a farmer's chickens.
Tuesday, May 18th, 1965
32: Why Girls Leave Home
A music professor recommends that would-be singer Bobbie Jo go to New York for singing lessons, Billie Jo wins a chance for a screen-test in Hollywood, and Betty Jo earns a scholarship at a school in New Hampshire. Kate only has enough money to send one off to take advantage of their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so who will it be?
Tuesday, May 25th, 1965
33: There's No Stove Like an Old Stove
Fed up with chopping wood for Kate's old wood-burner, Uncle Joe cooks up a scheme to get her to buy a new stove.
Tuesday, June 1st, 1965
34: The Brontosaurus Caper
Betty Jo has given up baseball to dedicate her life to science--or at least to her handsome new science teacher
Tuesday, June 8th, 1965
35: The Hairbrained Scheme
Uncle Joe buys a goat which he hopes to milk for millions--by peddling the milk as a hair-growing balm to aid Hooterville's numerous bald citizens.
Tuesday, June 15th, 1965
36: There's No Business With Show Business
Circus boss Harry Harmon has heard about Uncle Joe's reputation as an easy mark, and he plans to con Joe into letting the flat-broke circus troupe take up lodging at Shady Rest.
Tuesday, September 14th, 1965
1: Dear Minerva
Kate become an anonymous celebrity when she writes a lovelorn column for the local paper.
Tuesday, September 21st, 1965
2: The Baffling Raffle
Uncle Joe gets into trouble trying when he tries get his winning raffle ticket from Kate Bradley who is serving on a jury.
Tuesday, September 28th, 1965
3: The Dog Turns Playboy
The Shady Rest Dog becomes wealthy when a lawyer arrives at the hotel to announces that the dog has inherited $200
Tuesday, October 5th, 1965
4: The Good Luck Ring
Bobbie Jo conts on a "good luck" ring to help her win a spelling contest.
Tuesday, October 12th, 1965
5: Joe Carson, General Contractor
Uncle Joe pretends he is a general contractor so he can make a few dollars handling the renovation of the Green Acres farmhouse.
Tuesday, October 26th, 1965
6: Bobbie Jo's Sorority
Bobbie Joe must accomplish a seemingly impossible feat in order to quality for memership in Hooterville High's School's only sorrity.
Tuesday, November 2nd, 1965
7: A Doctor in the House
Ths Shady Rest Hotel acquires a house physician, much to the distress of proprietor Kate.
Tuesday, November 9th, 1965
8: Hooterville A-Go-Go
Kate's daughters clamor for her to invite rock'n roll star King Ring-a-Ding to perform at a benefit show.
Tuesday, November 16th, 1965
9: Hooterville Hurricane
Uncle Joe becomes a fight promoter when he meets up with a young local plumber with the size and strength of a gorilla.
Tuesday, November 23rd, 1965
10: Betty Jo Goes to New York
A week in New York City transforms Betty Jo from a country girl into a svelte sophisticate.
Tuesday, November 30th, 1965
11: Bedloe's Successor
Homer Bedloe's,arch-enemy of the Hooterville Cannonball,returns to Hooterville Valley in adject disgrace and poverty.
Tuesday, December 7th, 1965
12: The Crowded Wedding Ring
One of Kate's olf flames pays a visit,but his efforts to rekindle their romance are thwarted by his dominating sister.
Tuesday, December 14th, 1965
13: Uncle Joe Plays Post Office
Uncle Joe becomes the new postmaster of Hooterville and moves the post office to the Shady Rest hotel.
Tuesday, December 21st, 1965
14: What's a Trajectory?
The Shady Rest hotel is visited by a mysterious and affluent guest, whom Uncle Joe deduces is a bank robber.
Tuesday, December 28th, 1965
15: The Butler Did It
Bobbie Joe enters a contest sponmsored by Gibney's Old English Tomato Sauce and wins first priza-an English bulter.
Tuesday, January 4th, 1966
16: Better Never Than Late
Kate battles rural postmasters to recover an ill-advised letter from the mails.
Tuesday, January 11th, 1966
17: Betty Jo Catches the Bouquet
Tomboy Betty Jo goes looking for a husband on the premise that fate has singles her out to become thhe next bride in the community.
Tuesday, January 18th, 1966
18: Billie Jo's Independence Day
Billie Jo moves out from under her mother's roof and discovers that independence has it's drawbacks.
Tuesday, January 25th, 1966
19: Yogurt, Anyone?
High- schooler Betty Jo poses as a college coed to gain the interest of a handsome college boy.
Tuesday, February 1st, 1966
20: Only Boy in the Class
Bobbie Jo takes pity on the only boy in her home economics class and induces her mother to help him win a passing grade.
Tuesday, February 8th, 1966
21: The County Fair
All the Bradley's expect to be a big winner in the contests they enter at the county-fair until Uncle Joe gives them a hand.
Tuesday, February 15th, 1966
22: Jury at the Shady Rest
Gluttonous jurors,lodged at the Shady Rest hotel, refuse to reach a verdict because they like Kate's food so much.
Tuesday, February 22nd, 1966
23: The Invisible Mr. Dobble
Kate believes she has lost her mind when she finds that one of her guests at the Shady Rest hotel is invisable.
Tuesday, March 1st, 1966
24: It's Not the Principle, It's the Money
Kate tries to refurbish the Shady Rest hotel to attract conventions, while Uncle Joe plans to make it a shambles to reduce taxes.
Tuesday, March 8th, 1966
25: War of the Hotels
Kate fights a no0holds-barred "hotel war" with Murdock Sneep, unscrupulous operator plane of the rival Pixley Hotel.
Tuesday, March 15th, 1966
26: The Windfall
On an excursion to Pixley[ostensibly to look for a job], Uncle Joe stumbles on a fortune in buried money.
Tuesday, March 22nd, 1966
27: Second Honeymoon
Uncle's Joe solicitude threatens the 10-year marriage of a couple who have returned to the Shady Rest for a second honeymoon.
Tuesday, March 29th, 1966
28: Kate Sells the Hotel
Convinced that her daughters would like to move to New York, Kate clinches a deal to sell the Shady Rest hotel.
Tuesday, April 5th, 1966
29: Kate Bradley, Peacemaker
Kate acts as peacemaker when a feud between Floyd and Charley threatens to end the operation of the Hooterville Cannonball.
Tuesday, April 12th, 1966
30: Whatever Happened to Betty Jo?
Beety Jo fails to return home fro school on time, and her alarmed mother concludes she has run away to get married.
Tuesday, April 19th, 1966
31: Every Bachelor Should Have a Family
Tuesday, April 26th, 1966
32: The Young Matchmakers
Widow Kate's three daughters organize a lonely hearts club to find eligible bachelors for her.
Tuesday, May 3rd, 1966
33: Hooterville Valley Project
Tuesday, May 10th, 1966
34: Betty Jo's Bike
The Shady Rest hotel becomes a giant nursery when Betty's Jo's baby-sitting business falls into the lap of her mother, Kate.
Tuesday, September 13th, 1966
1: Young Love
Uncle Joe starts a Free Wedding and Honeymoon Contest to promote business for the Shady Rest Hotel
Tuesday, September 20th, 1966
2: Birdman of Shady Rest
A young crop-dusting pilot makes a crash landing near the Shady Rest Hotel and an equally hard impact on Kate Bradley's daughters
Tuesday, September 27th, 1966
3: Hooterville, You're All Heart
Steve Elliott is about to lose his crop-dusting plane unless he can get up an overdue payment
Tuesday, October 4th, 1966
4: He Loves Us, He Loves Us Not
Tuesday, October 11th, 1966
5: The All-Night Party
Kate Bradley forbids Bobbie Jo to join her junior-college chums for an all-night outing on the town
Tuesday, October 18th, 1966
6: Cannonball, Inc.
Hooterville residents, taking over operation of the Cannonball, demand so many changes that the train's crew decides to quit.
Tuesday, October 25th, 1966
7: Kate Grounds Selma Plout
Kate Bradley tangles with Selma Plout when Selma tries to lure pilot Steve Elliott into marriage with her daughter
Tuesday, November 1st, 1966
8: The Almost Annual Charity Show
Kate Bradley loses her regular post as producer of Hooterville's almost annual charity show to her conniving arch-enemy, Selma Plout.
Tuesday, November 15th, 1966
9: How Bugged Was My Valley
Hooterville is thrown into chaos when Uncle Joe tries to scare up some crop-dusting business for Steve Elliott
Tuesday, November 22nd, 1966
10: Twenty-Five Years Too Late
The presence of a competitor for Kate's hand motivates storekeeper Sam Drucker to confess his longstanding secret passion for her.
Tuesday, November 29th, 1966
11: The Runt Strikes Back
Betty Jo dumbfounds her disdainful elder sisters by landing a date for the dance with two handsome men
Tuesday, December 13th, 1966
12: Is There a Doctor in the Valley?
Homer Bedloe tries to stop the Cannonball when he finds that the train's schedule has been altered for medical purposes.
Tuesday, December 20th, 1966
13: The Santa Claus Special
Scrooge-like Homer Bedloe derails Kate's plan for Christmas Eve caroling and gift-distributing aboard the Hooterville Cannonball
Tuesday, December 27th, 1966
14: My Daughter the Secretary
Kate Bradley's perennial foe, Selma Plout, schemes to cheat Kate's daughter, Billie Jo, out of a weekend in "Excitement City".
Tuesday, January 3rd, 1967
15: The Rise and Fall of a Tycoon
The Cannonball service creaks to a halt when Uncle Joe becomes General Manager of the Hooterville railroad
Tuesday, January 17th, 1967
16: His Highness the Dog
The Shady Rest Hotel is beset by dog problems when Uncle Joe tries to make a quick buck as a dog-sitter
Tuesday, January 24th, 1967
17: Girls! Girls! Girls!
Jealousy permeates the Shady Rest Hotel when the Bradley girls invite each other's boyfriends to the Turnabout Dance.
Tuesday, January 31st, 1967
18: Temperance, Temperance
Kate Bradley sells the virtues of human kindness to a touring temperance lecturer who is neglecting his small son
Tuesday, February 7th, 1967
19: A Star is Born
Residents of the Shady Rest Hotel are thrown into a turmoil when a talent contest is held in Hooterville
Tuesday, February 14th, 1967
20: Shoplifter at the Shady Rest
Tuesday, February 21st, 1967
21: Don't Call Us
Billie Jo lands her first professional singing engagement, one night at the Flamingo Room in the Springdale Hotel
Tuesday, February 28th, 1967
22: Hey, Look Me Over
Billie Jo Bradley becomes jealous of her sweetheart, aviator Steve Elliott, and her youngest sister, Betty Jo.
Tuesday, March 7th, 1967
23: That's Max?
Billie Jo is stunned when Steve Elliott all but announces that he is about to marry a former girl friend
Tuesday, March 14th, 1967
24: The Fishing Derby
To boost business at the Shady Rest, Uncle Joe and Sam Drucker promote a fishing contest but delay paying for the prize merchandise.
Tuesday, March 21st, 1967
25: Kate's Big Deal
Kate Bradley's daughters are first for, then against, their mother's plan to sell the Shady Rest Hotel
Tuesday, March 28th, 1967
26: Author! Author!
Kate Bradley becomes worried when Bobbie Jo begins associating with a strange group of friends after she wins a poetry award.
Tuesday, April 4th, 1967
27: Steve's Ol' Buddy
The arrival of an old Air Force buddy endangers Steve Elliott's status with the Bradley sisters
Tuesday, April 11th, 1967
28: That Was the Night That Was
Kate Bradley's Shady Rest Hotel is patronized by a guest who gives every indication of being from outer space.
Tuesday, April 18th, 1967
29: The Eternal Rectangle
Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo compete for the favor of Steve Elliott, heretofore the boyfriend of their sister, Billie Jo.
Tuesday, April 25th, 1967
30: Kate's Cousin Mae
Tuesday, May 2nd, 1967
31: A House Divided
It's the males vs. the females when an increase in population requires the election of a new county supervisor
Tuesday, May 9th, 1967
32: Go Away, Fat
The Shady Rest Hotel becomes a "diet farm" when Cousin Mae brings in an overweight girl and starts a weight reduction program.
Saturday, September 9th, 1967
1: Is This My Daughter?
Folks at the Shady Rest hotel find Betty Jo extremely changed after a trip to Europe[her graduation present].
Saturday, September 16th, 1967
2: It's Not Easy to Be a Mother
Kate puts herself in a foolish position when she becomes overly suspicious of one of her daughter's actions.
Saturday, September 23rd, 1967
3: One Dozen Roses
A romantic problem develops when Betty Jo finds she has a secret admirer.
Saturday, September 30th, 1967
4: You Know I Can't Hear You When the Thunder is Clapping
Kate faces a mother's problem when the youngest of her three daughters falls in love.
Saturday, October 7th, 1967
5: Pop Goes the Question
Thanks to Uncle's Joe's loose tongue, everybody in the valley knows that steve is going to marry Betty Jo-- except Betty Jo.
Saturday, October 14th, 1967
6: A Cottage for Two
Betty's Jo's ramshackle"dream house"momentarily disrupts her romance with Steve.
Saturday, October 21st, 1967
7: Mind If We Join Your Wedding
Floyd Smoot, suddenly engaged to none other than Selma Plout, convinces Steve Elliott that he and Betty Jo should have a double wedding.
Saturday, October 28th, 1967
8: Meet the In-Laws
Steve's parents pay an unexpected visit to meet the Bradley family--and to sample Betty's Jo highly touted cooking.
Saturday, November 4th, 1967
9: With This Gown I Thee Wed
Betty Jo faces a perplexing problems as her wedding day draws near--she has four gowns to wear.
Saturday, November 11th, 1967
10: Hawaii Calling
Kate expects a long-distance call at Sam's store from Betty Jo and Steve in Hawaii, and Hooterville goes wild with excitement.
Saturday, November 18th, 1967
11: Kate's Birthday
Kate fears that her honeymooning daughter and son-in-law have forgotten her birthday.
Saturday, November 25th, 1967
12: The Honeymoon is Over
Newlyweds Steve and Betty Jo Elliott have first spat--over Steve's first night out with the boys.
Saturday, December 2nd, 1967
13: A Horse On You, Mr. Bedloe
Railroad executive Homer Bedloe shows up again with a new scheme to get the Cannonball discontinued.
Saturday, December 9th, 1967
14: Kate's Day in Court
Kate decides to contest a jaywalking ticket she receives in Pixley.
Saturday, December 16th, 1967
15: Uncle Joe and the Master Plan
Uncle Joe attempts to upgrade the facilies of the Shady Rest hotel to impress representative of a hotel association.
Saturday, December 23rd, 1967
16: All That Buzzes Ain't Bees
Uncle Joe's entry into the beekeeping business disrupts newlyweds Steve and Betty JO Elliott.
Saturday, December 30th, 1967
17: All Sales Final
Steve and Betty Jo each bor new furniture fro their home without telling the other about it.
Saturday, January 6th, 1968
18: The Power of the Press
As two crusading newpapers reporters,Bobbie Jo and her boyfriend take overe the "Hooterville World Guardian."
Saturday, January 13th, 1968
19: Steve, the Apple Polisher
Newlywed Betty Jo encourages husband Steven to become an apple polisher to secure a lucative crop--dusting contract.
Saturday, January 20th, 1968
20: The Barber Shop Quartet
Uncle Joe's proclivity for off-key singing prompts his dismissal from a barber shop quartet-- just before a local talent contest.
Saturday, January 27th, 1968
21: Higgins Come Home
A feud develops over the Bradley family dog's apparently divided loyalty.
Saturday, February 3rd, 1968
22: Girl of Our Dreams
Changes due to middle age make Uncle Joe and Sam Drucker unrecognizable to a girl they both once courted.
Saturday, February 10th, 1968
23: Uncle Joe Runs the Hotel
Uncle Joe takes over the Shady Rest and is almost run out of town for allegedly tossing out on old for non-payment of rent.
Saturday, February 17th, 1968
24: Billie Jo's First Record
A slick, big--city promotion man concocts a phony publicity build-up to promote Billie Jo's first record.
Saturday, February 24th, 1968
25: Mae's Helping Hand
Cousin Mae wrecks havoc at the Shady Rest hotel, until Aunt Helen comes to the rescue.
Saturday, March 2nd, 1968
26: Bad Day at Shady Rest
"Deputy" Joe Carson captures a desperate bank robber with the help of Aunt Helen and a war-surplus life raft.
Saturday, March 9th, 1968
27: Cannonball for Sale
Saturday, March 16th, 1968
28: My Pal Sam
Sam Drucker's vacation at the Shady Rest hotel turns out to be a big disappoitment for Uncle Joe.
Saturday, March 23rd, 1968
Betty Jo and Steve swear never to remove their wedding rings,but the next day she accidentally drops hers down the drain of the kitchen sink.
Saturday, March 30th, 1968
30: Kate's Homecoming
Kate comes home and finds everything normal--there's a mix up on where to meet her, and fireworks set the Pixley depot ablaze.
Saturday, September 28th, 1968
1: Birthplace of a Future President
Betty Jo and Steve argue about where their unborn baby should be born
Saturday, October 5th, 1968
2: The Singing Sweethearts
Betty Jo reluctantly appears on a live television program as a member of "The Singing Sweethearts."
Saturday, October 19th, 1968
3: Only a Husband
The attention lavished on the expecting Betty Jo makes Steve feel left out, so he goes fishing with uncle Joe.
Saturday, October 26th, 1968
4: The Valley Has a Baby
The pregnant Betty Jo is ready to have her baby but problems arise when Wendell, the conductor won't wake up and Betty Jo has to drive the train herself
Saturday, November 2nd, 1968
5: Granny, the Baby Expert
Granny goes to Hooterville to take care of Betty Jo's new baby, but loses her glasses and mistakes the family dog for the child.
Saturday, November 9th, 1968
Richard Arlen and Buddy Rogers arrive for a premiere of "Wings"--40 years late.
Saturday, November 16th, 1968
7: The Lady Doctor
Doc Stuart's new associate turns out to be an attractive woman, which seems to displease everyone in Hooterville.
Saturday, November 23rd, 1968
8: The Sneaky Ways of a Woman Who Is Both Beautiful and Smart
Dr. Janet Craig, rebuffed as a phsician by the local males, sets out to win them over as a woman--and a good cook.
Saturday, November 30th, 1968
9: The Strange Case of Joseph P. Carson
In an attempt to get rid of lady Dr. Craig, Uncle Joe fakes an illness that becomes real.
Saturday, December 7th, 1968
10: Bye, Bye, Doctor
A handsome suitor shows up unexpectedly and threatens to take Dr. Janet Craig from the valley.
Saturday, December 14th, 1968
11: First Night Out
Betty Jo and Steve enjoy an evening out, unaware that their baby has gone to jail with her sitter.
Saturday, December 21st, 1968
12: A Cake from Granny
Granny's eatable gift might be the only thing to save the valley from losing their beloved train, when Bedloe returns to Hooterville with a brand-new scheme to bring about the end of the Cannonball.
Saturday, December 28th, 1968
13: The Feminine Mistake
Bobbie Jo decides to become an emancipated woman and leave Hooterville.
Saturday, January 4th, 1969
14: The Ballad of the Everyday Housewife
When it appears that Steve is beginning to take his wife too much for granted, Bobbie Jo tries to make him be more demonstrative.
Saturday, January 11th, 1969
15: The Christening
Five eminently qualified and extremely jealous rivals volunteer to be baby Kathy Jo's godfather.
Saturday, January 18th, 1969
16: Billie Jo and the Big Big Star
A big-city comedian alienates all of Hooterville by making fun of local characters.
Saturday, January 25th, 1969
17: Steve's New Job
To go to New York or not to go to New York--that is the question faced by Steve and Betty Joafter Steve geta a big job offer.
Saturday, February 1st, 1969
18: The Cannonball Bookmobile
Three old friends become rivals for the affections of a charming libarian.
Saturday, February 8th, 1969
19: A Man Called Cyrus Plout
Plans for the annual Hooterville Founders' Day celebration are wrecked by generation-gap dissension.
Saturday, February 15th, 1969
20: Joe Saves the Post Office
Uncle Joe leads a delegation out to Washington, D.C., to save Sam Ducker's post office.
Saturday, February 22nd, 1969
21: I'm Allergic to Daddy
Steve Elliott is delcared out of bounds in his house when it appears his baby daughter is allergic to him.
Saturday, March 1st, 1969
22: Uncle Joe Retires
Lazy Uncle Joe, who fancies himself a human dynamo, announces his retirement.
Saturday, March 8th, 1969
23: The Organ Fund
The Hooterville folks are faced with a larcenous fund-raiser when they try to find enough money to buy the church a new organ.
Saturday, March 15th, 1969
24: The Great Race
The future of the Shady Rest hangs on the outcome of a race between the Cannonball and an overland taxi.
Saturday, March 22nd, 1969
25: Tune in Next Year
The people of Hooterville do everything they can think of to prevent Dr. Craig from leaving to work for a famed neurologist.
Saturday, March 29th, 1969
26: By the Book
Steve Elliott hurriedly takes off on a crop-dusting job, not knowing he underbid for the assignment by $1800.
Saturday, September 27th, 1969
1: Make Room for Baby
The dog suddenly becomes a second-class citizen at the Shady Rest hotel when Steve and Betty Jo and Betty Jo move in.
Saturday, October 4th, 1969
2: The Game Warden
Uncle Joe, caught with too many fish in his possessions by Game Warden Orrin Pike, is threatened with a jail sentence.
Saturday, October 11th, 1969
3: The Other Woman
Betty Jo finds herself growing jealous of the attention Steve is giving to their daughter, so the pair go on a second honeymoon together, at their old cottage. But the couple's romantic mood is spoiled by a lack of electricity, Mr. Haney's intrusive realty service, and a bunch of hobos.
Saturday, October 18th, 1969
4: One of Our Chickens is Missing
Two rough motorcyclists,suspected of poaching, are too many and too tough for Game Warren Orrin Pike to capture.
Saturday, October 25th, 1969
5: The Three Queens
Sparks fly when the three Bradley sisters and Dr. Craig find themself competitors in a beauty contest.
Saturday, November 1st, 1969
6: The Glen Tinker Caper
An unknown singer tries to smuggle an adorable Vietnamese orphan into the United States by bringing her to Hooterville.
Saturday, November 8th, 1969
7: The Tenant
When a glamorous author, with her eyes on Steve, moves into the Shady Rest hotel to write a novel, the girls work overtime to find a way to get her to leave.
Saturday, November 15th, 1969
8: Sorry Doctor, I Ain't Taking No Shots
Dr. Craig mobilizes an effort to inoculate the whole valley with flu shots, but a hillbilly family with a stubborn patriarch threatens to ruin her plans.
Saturday, November 22nd, 1969
9: A Most Momentous Occasion
Bickering over sharing a bathroom with Uncle Joe leads to Steve & Betty Jo considering moving out. They haven't much luck with Mr. Haney's realty choices, and Haney isn't much help either in helping Joe install a new bathroom at the hotel.
Saturday, November 29th, 1969
10: The Camping Trip
Bobby Jo's boyfriend Orrin finally manages to make friends with Uncle Joe when he rescues the old fellow from a hungry bear.
Saturday, December 6th, 1969
11: Kathy Jo's First Birthday
Baby Kathy Jo almost misses her ffirst birthday party when she lands in jail with Uncle Joe.
Saturday, December 13th, 1969
12: Goodbye, Mr. Chimp
Uncle Joe tries to get rid of the pet chimp who is gradually wrecking the Shady Rest hotel.
Saturday, December 20th, 1969
13: The Golden Spike Ceremony
Uncle Joe discovers that the 75th anniversary of the railroad between Hooterville & Pixley is approaching, and seeks to take control of the ceremony.
Saturday, December 27th, 1969
14: But I've Never Been in Erie, PA
An industrialist registers at the Shady Rest and offers Uncle Joe a chance to make a fortune.
Saturday, January 3rd, 1970
15: How to Arrange a Marriage
Bobbie Jo attempts to soften up Billie's Jo's new boyfriend for marriage.
Saturday, January 10th, 1970
16: Selma Plout's Plot
Selme Plout's scheme to snag a husband for her daughter almost forces Steve out of the crop-dusting business.
Saturday, January 17th, 1970
17: With This Ring...
Orrin Pike is osserved buying a ring, and the family jumps to the conclusion that he's going to propose to Bobbie Jo.
Saturday, January 24th, 1970
18: The Valley's New Owner
Shy Orrin Pike becomes a big man when an old deed indicates he is the legal owner of the entire Hooterville Valley.
Saturday, January 31st, 1970
19: Steve's Uncle George
Steve's Uncle George visits the Shady Rest hotel and lives up to his repulation as a troublemaker.
Saturday, February 7th, 1970
20: Susan B. Anthony, I Love You
Bille Jo returns from Chicago with a visionary zeal for the women's liberation movement, and enlists her sisters in "the cause."
Saturday, February 14th, 1970
21: Spare That Cottage
It becomes a tragic matter when it appears that Steve and Betty Jo's honeymoon cottage will be demolished for a new highway.
Saturday, February 28th, 1970
22: Whiplash, Whiplash
Selma Plout tries to slap a lawsuit against Uncle Jo for a whiplash injury suffered in a fall from a hammock.
Saturday, March 7th, 1970
23: Last Train to Pixley
Floyd retires, leaving Uncle Joe to take over the duties of running the Cannonball, once again. His strict schedule-keeping is the least of the valley's worries, as the C&FW Railroad is planning to scrap the train for a tax write-off!
Saturday, March 21st, 1970
24: Love Rears Its Ugly Head
Billie Jo tries to spread love through the valley with a new theory of sensitivity training.
Saturday, March 28th, 1970
25: No, No, You Can't Take Her Away
The Bradley's are shaken by the news that a handsome and wealthy male doctor is coming to visit their own Dr. Janet Craig, with intentions of offering her a place at his side at a new practice in Hawaii.
Saturday, April 4th, 1970
26: Betty Jo's Business
Betty Jo Elliott starts a day nursery to augment the family income.