List of Green Acres episodes

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Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a rural country farm. The series was first broadcast on CBS, from September 15, 1965 to April 27, 1971.

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired
Premiere Finale Time slot
1 32 September 15, 1965 (1965-09-15) June 1, 1966 (1966-06-01) Wednesday at 9:00-9:30 pm (EST)
2 30 September 14, 1966 (1966-09-14) April 26, 1967 (1967-04-26)
3 30 September 6, 1967 (1967-09-06) April 10, 1968 (1968-04-10)
4 26 September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) April 2, 1969 (1969-04-02) Wednesday at 9:30-10:00 pm (EST)
5 26 September 27, 1969 (1969-09-27) April 11, 1970 (1970-04-11) Saturday at 9:00-9:30 pm (EST)
6 26 September 15, 1970 (1970-09-15) April 27, 1971 (1971-04-27) Tuesday at 8:00-8:30 pm (EST)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1965–66)[edit]

No. in
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No. in
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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
1 1 "Oliver Buys a Farm" Ralph Levy Jay Sommers September 15, 1965 (1965-09-15) 001
Oliver Wendell Douglas, a big city lawyer who longs for a farm, buys a spread near Hooterville. 
2 2 "Lisa's First Day on the Farm" Ralph Levy Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 22, 1965 (1965-09-22) 002
Oliver brings his wife Lisa to their new home, a ramshackle farm near Hooterville. 
3 3 "The Decorator" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 29, 1965 (1965-09-29) 003
Oliver and Lisa call in a decorator to begin a major overhaul of their dilapidated farm. 
4 4 "The Best Laid Plans" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 6, 1965 (1965-10-06) 004
The Hooterville rumor mill has it that Lisa packed up and left Oliver. Actually, she went back to New York to close up their penthouse apartment. 
5 5 "My Husband, the Rooster Renter" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 13, 1965 (1965-10-13) 005
Oliver calls in a roofer, a plumber and an agricultural expert. All of them give the same appraisal of his farm: a disaster. 
6 6 "Furniture, Furniture, Who's Got the Furniture?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 20, 1965 (1965-10-20) 006
The Douglases are awaiting the arrival of their furniture. When it is accidentally delivered to Mr. Haney, he tries to sell them their own possessions. 
7 7 "Neighborliness" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 27, 1965 (1965-10-27) 007
It's plowing time and Oliver runs into trouble with equipment bought from Mr. Haney. The neighbors come to the rescue and plow the field in time for planting. 
8 8 "Lisa the Helpmate" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Al Schwartz and Lou Huston
November 3, 1965 (1965-11-03) 008
When Oliver sends a sample of his soil to the State Scientific College, a report comes back that his farm contains ingredients never before found in soil. 
9 9 "You Can't Plug in a 2 with a 6" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 10, 1965 (1965-11-10) 009
Relying on statistics provided by the Department of Agriculture, Oliver plants wheat. His neighbors, using Mrs. Ziffel's lumbago to predict a crop, plant corn. 
10 10 "Don't Call Us, We'll Call You" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 17, 1965 (1965-11-17) 010
Oliver finally has a phone installed, but the Hooterville Phone Company installs it directly outside his bedroom window--on top of the telephone pole. 
11 11 "Parity Begins at Home" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 24, 1965 (1965-11-24) 011
Oliver plants his entire 160 acres (0.65 km2) with wheat, only to hear from the Conservation of Stabilization Committee (a local farm organization) that he is not allowed to do so. 
12 12 "Lisa Has a Calf" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Phil Leslie & Jay Sommers & Dick Chevillat
Story: Phil Leslie
December 8, 1965 (1965-12-08) 012
The cow Oliver bought from Mr. Haney is pregnant. Eb is afraid that if Mr. Haney finds out, he will claim that the calf belongs to him. But the pregnancy leaks and Haney thinks it's Lisa that's due, and this rumor spreads through Hooterville and right to Oliver's mother in New York! 
13 13 "The Wedding Anniversary" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 15, 1965 (1965-12-15) 013
It's the Douglases' wedding anniversary. Oliver remembers the date but cannot recall the exact number of years he and Lisa have been married. 
14 14 "What Happened in Scranton?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 22, 1965 (1965-12-22) 014
Lisa decides to bring a little culture and charm to Hooterville by means of a beauty parlor. 
15 15 "How to Enlarge a Bedroom" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 29, 1965 (1965-12-29) 015
After persistent pleas from Lisa, Oliver agrees to have the bedroom enlarged. But Alf and Ralph, the contractors, rip the room apart and cannot finish it because they're only licensed for hen houses and chicken coops! 
16 16 "Give Me Land, Lots of Land" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 5, 1966 (1966-01-05) 016
Oliver buys 140 acres (0.57 km2) of land adjoining his property, excluding the farmhouse on it. Lisa misunderstands and thinks the farmhouse is their new home. 
17 17 "I Didn't Raise My Husband to Be a Fireman" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 19, 1966 (1966-01-19) 017
Oliver discovers the only requirement to join the Hooterville Valley Fire Department is that he must play a musical instrument. 
18 18 "Lisa Bakes a Cake" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 26, 1966 (1966-01-26) 018
Oliver is annoyed when Lisa puts a listing in the new phone book: "Oliver Douglas, Attorney at Law." Unfortunately, nobody calls for his services. 
19 19 "Sprained Ankle, Country Style" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 2, 1966 (1966-02-02) 019
Oliver falls through the roof and sprains his ankle while putting up a TV antenna. And while Lisa takes care of him, almost everyone in Hooterville stops by to unintentionally annoy him or hog control of his TV. 
20 20 "The Price of Apples" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 9, 1966 (1966-02-09) 020
Oliver's apple crop is ready to be harvested, but he must harvest and ship them himself after Pixley reserves the rest like every year. 
21 21 "What's in a Name?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 16, 1966 (1966-02-16) 021
Ralph, the lady carpenter, becomes enamored of Mr. Kimball, the county agent. However, he refuses to go out with a girl named Ralph. 
22 22 "The Day of Decision" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 23, 1966 (1966-02-23) 022
Lisa must decide whether she and Oliver will remain on the farm or go back to New York. She decides yes and Oliver angrily prepares to leave. But Lisa reverses her decision after learning what happens to the animals after they're gone, so Oliver keeps his farm for six more months! 
23 23 "A Pig in a Poke" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 9, 1966 (1966-03-09) 023
Oliver and Lisa leave for New York to attend a reunion of the Harvard Alumni. They are unaware that the Ziffels' pig, Arnold, is a stowaway in the trunk of their car. 
24 24 "The Deputy" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 16, 1966 (1966-03-16) 025
Sam Drucker is leaving on vacation, and talks Oliver into assuming his duties as deputy sheriff. 
25 25 "Double Drick" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 23, 1966 (1966-03-23) 026
Oliver's generator breaks down and he decides it's finally time for the electric company to run power lines into his house. 
26 26 "The Ballad of Molly Turgis" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 6, 1966 (1966-04-06) 024
There is a local superstition in Hooterville concerning an old hag named Molly Turgiss, who died twenty years before the Douglases came to town. 
27 27 "Never Look a Gift Tractor in the Mouth" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 27, 1966 (1966-04-27) 028
It's a few days before Oliver's birthday, and Lisa goes out and buys the biggest and fanciest tractor she can find. But confusion causes it to be shipped to the Ziffels, who think Mr. and Mrs. Douglas gave it to them as a gift. Their being so generous for it makes it impossible to straighten things out and get their new tractor back. 
28 28 "Send a Boy to College" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat May 4, 1966 (1966-05-04) 027
Oliver discovers that Eb has a way with sick animals and offers to put him through college. Eb is rejected because he never graduated from high school. 
29 29 "Horse? What Horse?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat May 11, 1966 (1966-05-11) 029
A horse follows Oliver home, but every time he tries to show it to his wife, the horse disappears. Lisa assumes that her husband is imagining things and calls a doctor. But Oliver soon thinks he's going mad too when he sees zebras, camels and a boxing kangaroo. Eventually it's revealed that they all escaped from the circus. 
30 30 "The Rains Came" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Howard Merrill and Stan Dreben
May 18, 1966 (1966-05-18) 031
Mr. Haney sues Oliver for non-payment of a vital contract. He claims that his native american friend caused the rain that helped Oliver's crops grow, now he tries to prove it false and not have to pay Haney. 
31 31 "Culture" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat May 25, 1966 (1966-05-25) 030
The Every-Other-Wednesday-Afternoon-Discussion-Club decides that Hooterville needs a little "culture." 
32 32 "Uncle Ollie" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Elon Packard June 1, 1966 (1966-06-01) 032
Oliver's nephew arrives for a visit, and Oliver is shaken up when the boy turns out to be a beatnik. 

Season 2 (1966–67)[edit]

No. in
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No. in
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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
33 1 "Wings Over Hooterville" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 14, 1966 (1966-09-14) 033
The dreaded "Bing Bug" invades Hooterville's corn crop. To save his and other farmers' crops, Oliver pays Mr. Haney to use his crop duster, in hopes of using his airforce skills to spray every field. 
34 2 "Water, Water Everywhere" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 21, 1966 (1966-09-21) 035
Mr. Haney has a new well dug on his farm, and it drains off all the water from Oliver and Lisa's farm. 
35 3 "I Didn't Raise My Pig to Be a Soldier" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Elon Packard and Norman Hudis
September 28, 1966 (1966-09-28) 037
Oliver and Lisa agree to "pig sit" Arnold while the Ziffels enjoy a second honeymoon. 
36 4 "How to See South America By Bus" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Walter Black
October 5, 1966 (1966-10-05) 036
Lisa misinterprets Oliver's interest in a lady farmer, and sets out to break up what she thinks is a "budding romance." 
37 5 "The Ugly Duckling" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 19, 1966 (1966-10-19) 034
Lisa sends Oliver out to sleep in the barn while Ralph, the lady carpenter, moves in with her for a two-day beauty treatment. 
38 6 "One of Our Assemblymen is Missing" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 26, 1966 (1966-10-26) 038
Oliver receives a tax bill for $12.03 from the State Farm Unattached Duty Tax Bureau. But in his quest to see why he's paying it, he gets himself and Hooterville in over their heads in politics. 
39 7 "The Good Old Days" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 2, 1966 (1966-11-02) 039
To improve Lisa's understanding of the role of a "farm wife," Oliver tells her the story of a pioneer couple. 
40 8 "Eb Discovers the Birds and the Bees" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 9, 1966 (1966-11-09) 040
Oliver takes the place of Eb's father when he explains the romantic facts of life to the hired hand. 
41 9 "The Hooterville Image" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 16, 1966 (1966-11-16) 041
The farmers of Hooterville Valley fear that Oliver is ruining their image by continuing to wear a suit and tie when he does his chores. 
42 10 "You Ought to Be in Pictures" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 23, 1966 (1966-11-23) 042
The Chamber of Commerce votes to invite a Hollywood picture company to film a movie in the Hooterville Valley. 
43 11 "A Home Isn't Built in a Day" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat & Elon Packard and Jay Sommers November 30, 1966 (1966-11-30) 043
Lisa threatens to leave Oliver unless he completely renovates their farmhouse. 
44 12 "A Square is Not Round" Richard L. Bare Elroy Schwartz December 14, 1966 (1966-12-14) 044
A chicken mystery develops on the Douglas farm when Lisa reveals that one of the hens is laying square eggs. Amid that, Oliver can't figure out why the toaster now operates by the sound of saying "five". 
45 13 "An Old-fashioned Christmas" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Buddy Atkinson December 21, 1966 (1966-12-21) 046
Oliver is determined to have an old-fashioned Christmas, which includes decorating his own tree. But even in Hooterville, all they sell are gaudy aluminum ones, and chopping trees down is prohibited by the state agriculture department. 
46 14 "Never Trust a Little Old Lady" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers & Dick Chevillat and Al Schwartz December 28, 1966 (1966-12-28) 048
Oliver cannot find an accurate means of predicting the weather in Hooterville. Most of the community relies on the TV newscast's little old lady who steps out of a tiny clock with or without an umbrella. 
47 15 "School Days" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 4, 1967 (1967-01-04) 049
Oliver enrolls Lisa at the Hooterville High School to learn the art of homemaking. 
48 16 "His Honor" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Al Schwartz January 11, 1967 (1967-01-11) 047
When the Hooterville City Council selects Oliver to judge the apple competition at the annual fair, he gets the idea that he's been appointed to the appeals court. Lisa received the telephone message, and the confusion results in part from her accent. 
49 17 "It's So Peaceful in the Country" Richard L. Bare David Braverman and Bob Marcus January 18, 1967 (1967-01-18) 045
Oliver and Lisa invite Oliver's mother to visit them on the farm for a much-needed rest. 
50 18 "Exodus to Bleedswell" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 25, 1967 (1967-01-25) 050
A rival town threatens to lure away the citizens of Hooterville Valley with an offer of lucrative defense jobs. 
51 19 "It's Human to be Humane" Richard L. Bare Sam Locke and Joel Rapp February 1, 1967 (1967-02-01) 051
Lisa becomes the Humane Officer in Hooterville and turns the Douglas farmhouse into an animal shelter. 
52 20 "Never Take Your Wife to a Convention" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 8, 1967 (1967-02-08) 052
Oliver and Lisa attend a farm convention in the city, where they meet a not-so-ex-gangster and his wife. 
53 21 "The Computer Age" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 15, 1967 (1967-02-15) 054
In planning the most efficient way to run a farm, Oliver champions the cause of computers. 
54 22 "Never Start Talking Unless Your Voice Comes Out" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 22, 1967 (1967-02-22) 053
An official-looking letter from Washington comes to Oliver, and his secretive behavior leads his neighbors to speculate as to its content. 
55 23 "The Beverly Hillbillies" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 1, 1967 (1967-03-01) 055
Hooterville gives its impression of "The Beverly Hillbillies" in a special charity show featuring Lisa as "Granny," Oliver as "Jethro," and Mr. Kimball as "Jed Clampett." 
56 24 "Lisa's Vegetable Garden" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers & Dick Chevillat March 8, 1967 (1967-03-08) 056
Lisa decides to plant her own vegetables and become a real farmer. 
57 25 "The Saucer Season" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Sam Locke & Joel Rapp and Jay Sommers & Dick Chevillat
Story: Sam Locke & Joel Rapp
March 15, 1967 (1967-03-15) 057
When Eb claims he saw a flying saucer and little green men, the Douglas farm becomes an object of interest for curiosity seekers and the Air Force. 
58 26 "Getting Even With Haney" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 22, 1967 (1967-03-22) 059
Oliver has his "day in court" with Mr. Haney, as he represents the Ziffels in a suit against his "washing machine" that destroyed their home. But first they have to find a judge that's not related to Haney! 
59 27 "Kimball Gets Fired" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 29, 1967 (1967-03-29) 060
Oliver and Lisa have a romantic crisis on their hands when Mr. Kimball is replaced as the County Agent by a new member of the Agricultural Department. And his replacement doesn't help; he simply criticizes Oliver's and the rest of the farmers crops. 
60 28 "The Vulgar Ring Story" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 12, 1967 (1967-04-12) 058
Lisa reveals the fascinating story of why women in her family had to marry American men every fourth generation. 
61 29 "Who's Lisa?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 19, 1967 (1967-04-19) 061
When Lisa gets a blow on the head and suffers a mysterious lapse of memory, Oliver finds himself living with a total stranger. 
62 30 "Music to Milk By" Richard L. Bare Elroy Schwartz April 26, 1967 (1967-04-26) 063
Oliver buys Eb a radio for his birthday. Unfortunately during a big radio contest, the cow eats it and Eb must listen to it in the cow's stomach, before its digested! 

Season 3 (1967–68)[edit]

No. in
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No. in
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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
63 1 "The Man For the Job" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 6, 1967 (1967-09-06) 064
The Committee to Select a New State Senator considers Oliver Douglas for the job. 
64 2 "Lisa's Jam Session" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 13, 1967 (1967-09-13) 066
Oliver decides it would be a great idea for Lisa to make her own jam preserves. 
65 3 "Love Comes to Arnold Ziffel" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 20, 1967 (1967-09-20) 065
An unlikely but hilarious love affair between Arnold the pig and Cynthia the basset hound captivates the residents of Hooterville. 
66 4 "Oliver vs. the Phone Company" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 27, 1967 (1967-09-27) 067
Fed up with the lousy service, Oliver starts a feud with the Hooterville Phone Company and launches a campaign to recall its management. After it fails in the State Government, Oliver confronts Mr. Trendell and ends up taking over! 
67 5 "Oliver Takes Over the Phone Company" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 4, 1967 (1967-10-04) 068
Mr. Trendell turns over the keys of the Hooterville Phone Company to Oliver Douglas. But Oliver soon sees the madness and inefficiency that take place there, understanding why he left it. 
68 6 "A Kind Word For the President" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 11, 1967 (1967-10-11) 070
Oliver sets out to accomplish changes at the Hooterville Phone Company, now that he's president. But when they still don't happen and complaints roll in, Oliver loses hope—until Mr. Drucker gets everyone to show their appreciation. 
69 7 "Don't Count Your Tomatoes Before They're Picked" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 18, 1967 (1967-10-18) 069
Oliver sets out to harvest his tomato crops. But with the Phone Company taking up his time he gets Haney to take over the company. But Haney's outrageous prices lead the people of Hooterville to force Haney to give control back to Oliver—either that or be tarred and feathered! 
70 8 "Eb Elopes" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 25, 1967 (1967-10-25) 072
Oliver and Lisa wake up one morning to find that their handyman has eloped. 
71 9 "The Thing" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 1, 1967 (1967-11-01) 073
Oliver stops paying storage rates for an item that neither he nor Lisa can remember owning, and the unknown item is shipped to the farm. 
72 10 "Das Lumpen" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 8, 1967 (1967-11-08) 074
Lisa tells another war story--this one details how she saved Oliver from the Nazis during World War II and started their romance. 
73 11 "Won't You Come Home, Arnold Ziffel?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 15, 1967 (1967-11-15) 075
The residents of Hooterville are in an uproar when Arnold Ziffel the pig is missing. 
74 12 "Jealousy, English Style" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 22, 1967 (1967-11-22) 076
Oliver informs Lisa that he plans to attend a farm symposium without her. 
75 13 "Haney's New Image" Richard L. Bare Bobby Bell and Bill Lee November 29, 1967 (1967-11-29) 077
When Mr. Haney finds out first that the Douglas farm is the possible site for an interchange for a proposed new highway, he offers to buy back the farm. 
76 14 "Alf and Ralph Break Up" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 13, 1967 (1967-12-13) 079
Ralph, the lady carpenter, runs away from home and stays with the Douglases after having a fight with her brother, Alf. 
77 15 "No Trespassing" Richard L. Bare Dan Beaumont December 20, 1967 (1967-12-20) 078
Oliver shows symptoms of overwork, so Lisa talks him into going on a picnic. 
78 16 "Eb Returns" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 27, 1967 (1967-12-27) 080
The Douglases' handyman returns home from his honeymoon and reveals that he did not get married. 
79 17 "Not Guilty" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 3, 1968 (1968-01-03) 071
Eb is accused of taking $300 from Sam Drucker's safe when he shows up with a new car (which just happens to cost $300). 
80 18 "Home is Where You Run Away From" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 10, 1968 (1968-01-10) 081
A mysterious young boy shows up at the Douglas farm and claims to be from another world. 
81 19 "How to Succeed On TV Without Really Trying" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 24, 1968 (1968-01-24) 083
Lisa invests $28 in a 10-year-old's "Electronic Company"; to show his gratitude, the young wizard "electronificates" the Douglases' farm. 
82 20 "Arnold Ziffel, Boy Hero" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 31, 1968 (1968-01-31) 084
Arnold comes to the rescue when Lisa and Oliver are taken hostage by two bank robbers who hide out in their farmhouse. 
83 21 "Flight to Nowhere" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 7, 1968 (1968-02-07) 082
As part of an agricultural exchange program, Oliver and other Hooterville farmers are offered a chance to join a chartered government flight to Europe. 
84 22 "My Mother the Countess" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 14, 1968 (1968-02-14) 062
Lisa reveals that her mother, the Countess, is going to pay a visit to Green Acres. 
85 23 "The Spring Festival" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 21, 1968 (1968-02-21) 085
Spring fever sets in at Green Acres when Lisa sets out to produce a spring festival celebration. 
86 24 "Our Son, the Barber" Richard L. Bare Dan Beaumont February 28, 1968 (1968-02-28) 086
Eb decides on a career as a barber and talks Oliver into putting him through a do-it-yourself mail-order barber college. 
87 25 "Oliver's Jaded Past" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 6, 1968 (1968-03-06) 087
Lisa reminds Oliver that he promised her a New York vacation if she stayed with him on the farm for two years. 
88 26 "The Hungarian Curse" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 13, 1968 (1968-03-13) 088
A fellow Hungarian, Lazlo Broslav, visits Lisa and becomes an unwanted houseguest. It is revealed that Lazlo once saved the life of Lisa's uncle, and now her family must repay the debt. 
89 27 "The Rutabaga Story" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 20, 1968 (1968-03-20) 089
Oliver decides that all Hooterville farmers should plant rutabagas as their primary cash crop, and initiates a publicity campaign to make America more "rutabaga conscious." 
90 28 "Instant Family" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 27, 1968 (1968-03-27) 090
When an expectant mother goes into labor, Oliver takes her to the hospital, and Lisa takes her seven other children to live with the Douglases until she recovers. 
91 29 "A Star Named Arnold is Born, Part 1" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 3, 1968 (1968-04-03) 091
Arnold the pig appears in a play at the Hooterville Theater. Lisa arranges for an old friend to give him a chance in show business. 
92 30 "A Star Named Arnold is Born, Part 2" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 10, 1968 (1968-04-10) 092
Oliver and Lisa chaperone Arnold's trip to Hollywood, where he lands a starring role in a motion picture. 

Season 4 (1968–69)[edit]

No. in
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No. in
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Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
93 1 "Guess Who's Not Going to the Luau?" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) 093
Lisa and Oliver and most of their Hooterville friends enter a contest that promises the winners a free trip to Hawaii. 
94 2 "The Rummage Sale" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 2, 1968 (1968-10-02) 094
When Oliver and Lisa start looking for items in their wardrobe to donate to the rummage sale, they take a nostalgic look at the past. 
95 3 "Hail to the Fire Chief" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 16, 1968 (1968-10-16) 096
Uncle Joe Carson is trying to raise funds to send the fire chief to the Annual Convention of Fire Chiefs, in Miami, Florida. 
96 4 "Eb's Romance" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 23, 1968 (1968-10-23) 095
Oliver is cast in the unwilling role of "father of the potential groom" when his handyman announces unexpected marriage plans. 
97 5 "The Candidate" Richard L. Bare Dan Beaumont October 30, 1968 (1968-10-30) 097
Oliver launches an attack on Hooterville's State District Representative, Ben Hanks, and winds up running against him for a political office. Skip Young guest stars. 
98 6 "Handy Lessons" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 6, 1968 (1968-11-06) 098
Lisa sets out to surprise Oliver by becoming a lady carpenter. 
99 7 "A Husband For Eleanor" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 13, 1968 (1968-11-13) 099
When Eleanor, the Douglases' cow, runs out of milk, Mr. Kimball diagnoses her ailment as a severe lack of romance. 
100 8 "Old Mail Day" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 20, 1968 (1968-11-20) 100
"Old Mail Day" comes to Hooterville when Sam Drucker cleans up his general store, and delivers all the old mail he finds to their rightful owners. 
101 9 "The Agricultural Student" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 27, 1968 (1968-11-27) 101
County Agent Hank Kimball receives word that the Agricultural Department is sending a student to observe his work. 
102 10 "How Hooterville was Floundered" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 11, 1968 (1968-12-11) 102
Oliver is the unanimous choice to organize the Centennial pageant that celebrates the early days of the city of Hooterville. 
103 11 "The Blue Feather" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 18, 1968 (1968-12-18) 103
Lisa receives a blue feather in the mail and immediately recognizes it as a token of a powerful curse. 
104 12 "How to Get from Hooterville to Pixley Without Moving" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 25, 1968 (1968-12-25) 106
The Douglases' farm life turns upside-down when they discover that their farm is located in the town of Pixley instead of friendly ol' Hooterville. 
105 13 "The Birthday Gift" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 1, 1969 (1969-01-01) 104
Lisa reveals her birthday gift list to Oliver. 
106 14 "Everywhere a Chick Chick" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 8, 1969 (1969-01-08) 105
Oliver decides to become a chicken rancher and buys 1,000 baby chicks for the great experiment. 
107 15 "The Marital Vacation" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 15, 1969 (1969-01-15) 107
To test whether or not "absence makes the heart grow fonder," Oliver sends Lisa off on a vacation by herself. 
108 16 "A Prize in Every Package" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers & Dick Chevillat January 22, 1969 (1969-01-22) 108
Oliver and Lisa make a startling discovery when they find some priceless jewelry in boxes of inexpensive cereal. 
109 17 "Law Partners" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 29, 1969 (1969-01-29) 109
A young law school graduate approaches Oliver with a proposal to become partners in a Hooterville law practice. 
110 18 "A Day in the Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 5, 1969 (1969-02-05) 110
Lisa offers her services as secretary for Oliver's new law firm. 
111 19 "Economy Flight to Washington" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 12, 1969 (1969-02-12) 111
When Oliver and Lisa go to the airport to see Mr. Kimball and Eb off to Washington, DC, they unexpectedly wind up aboard the airliner. 
112 20 "Retreat From Washington" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 19, 1969 (1969-02-19) 112
The Douglases and their friends are prepared to stay another week in Washington, DC, while Mr. Haney continues to look after the Douglas farm. 
113 21 "A Hunting We Won't Go" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 26, 1969 (1969-02-26) 113
After she befriends a beautiful doe that visits the farm, Lisa launches an all-out drive to halt the hunting season. 
114 22 "Oh, Promise Me" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 5, 1969 (1969-03-05) 114
When Lisa and Oliver discover an error in their marriage license, Lisa concludes that they have never been married. 
115 23 "Eb Uses His Ingenuity" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 12, 1969 (1969-03-12) 115
Oliver and Lisa watch their farm become a unique assembly line for handling babies, as Eb, their hired hand, uses his ingenuity to raise needed cash. 
116 24 "The Old Trunk" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 19, 1969 (1969-03-19) 116
While searching through an old trunk, Oliver and Lisa discover evidence of a unique 19th-century romance. 
117 25 "The Milk Maker" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 26, 1969 (1969-03-26) 117
Oliver and Lisa are caught in a wild series of events when an eccentric Hooterville inventor produces the world's first "milk-making machine." 
118 26 "The Reincarnation of Eb" Richard L. Bare Joel Kane April 2, 1969 (1969-04-02) 118
When Eb is suddenly missing, Lisa's avid belief in reincarnation leads her to believe that he's come back as a friendly dog. 

Season 5 (1969–70)[edit]

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119 1 "Lisa's Mudder Comes for a Visit" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 27, 1969 (1969-09-27) 122
Lisa's "mudder" (mother) pays a surprise visit to the Hooterville farm and promptly takes over as a three-week houseguest. 
120 2 "Everybody Tries to Love a Countess" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 4, 1969 (1969-10-04) 123
Oliver loses all hopes of getting rid of his mother-in-law when Mr. Haney and Uncle Joe Carson vie to become his father-in-law. 
121 3 "Where There's a Will" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 11, 1969 (1969-10-11) 119
Arnold the pig becomes the focus of attention in Hooterville when word gets out that he might be the heir to a $20,000,000 estate. 
122 4 "A Tale of a Tail" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 18, 1969 (1969-10-18) 120
Oliver, Lisa and Eb travel to Chicago with Arnold the pig to prove that he is the rightful heir to a $20,000,000 estate. 
123 5 "You and Your Big Shrunken Head" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 25, 1969 (1969-10-25) 121
When Lisa and Oliver return home with Arnold Ziffel, the townspeople hold a warm reception in honor of Hooterville's first "millionaire pig." 
124 6 "The Road" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and John L. Greene November 1, 1969 (1969-11-01) 128
Hooterville's unpaved roads create a major dust problem that sends Oliver and Lisa to the State Capitol to seek remedial action. 
125 7 "Four of Spades" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers & John L. Greene November 8, 1969 (1969-11-08) 127
Lisa turns fortune teller and predicts that a mysterious stranger will soon enter Oliver's life. Tommy Roe Guest Stars 
126 8 "The Youth Center" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and John L. Greene November 15, 1969 (1969-11-15) 129
Oliver stands up in a town meeting and suggests they build a youth center as a way to keep the young people in Hooterville. 
127 9 "The Special Delivery Letter" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Scott Anderson & Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Scott Anderson
November 22, 1969 (1969-11-22) 132
A special delivery letter addressed to someone in the Douglas family excites the curiosity of the entire Hooterville Valley. 
128 10 "Oliver's Schoolgirl Crush" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 29, 1969 (1969-11-29) 126
Oliver accepts an invitation to address a class in the Hooterville High School, and winds up as the object of a teenager's huge crush. 
129 11 "Ralph's Nuptials" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 13, 1969 (1969-12-13) 133
Lisa is in her glory as she plans an open-air, farm-style wedding for Hank Kimball and Ralph, the lady carpenter. 
130 12 "Oliver and the Cornstalk" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 20, 1969 (1969-12-20) 124
Oliver launches a merry, mixed-up corn-planting session which produces a stupendous crop that farmers only dream about. 
131 13 "Beauty is Skin Deep" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 27, 1969 (1969-12-27) 125
Lisa launches a vigorous beauty campaign when she enlists Sam Drucker as her partner in a chic cosmetics business. 
132 14 "The Wish-Book" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 3, 1970 (1970-01-03) 131
Oliver and Lisa discover an ancient mail order catalog in the wall of their farmhouse and recognize it as a wishbook. 
133 15 "Rest and Relaxation" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 10, 1970 (1970-01-10) 135
An old friend of Oliver's pays the Douglases a visit to enjoy a little rest and relaxation. 
134 16 "Trapped" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 17, 1970 (1970-01-17) 136
Oliver and Lisa realize that they've had a door they've never opened. Upon doing so they find a cave-like basement, with a secret entrance to a room where older generations of Mr. Haney's family used an illegal still. But a sneeze from Lisa collapses the entrance, and the two are trapped down there. The only way to call for help is through the sink in the kitchen, and Eb responds but bumps his head and forgets what he was doing. Now the Douglases only hope is...Arnold!? 
135 17 "Bundle of Joy" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Searle Kramer & Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Searle Kramer
January 24, 1970 (1970-01-24) 134
Oliver says good-bye to Lisa and hurries to New York to help his law firm in a difficult matter. 
136 18 "The Ex-Con" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 31, 1970 (1970-01-31) 130
Oliver makes an impassioned speech before the County Bar Association on the virtues of hiring ex-convicts, and finds himself with an ex-con for a hired hand. 
137 19 "The Cow Killer" Richard L. Bare Teleplay: Scott Anderson & Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
Story: Scott Anderson
February 7, 1970 (1970-02-07) 137
Lisa mistakenly labels her husband "The Cow Killer" when Oliver takes a drastic action to rid his farm of a cow that has been trampling his crops. 
138 20 "The Confrontation" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 14, 1970 (1970-02-14) 138
Oliver is elected School Board President and immediately becomes the object of a protest movement to reinstate an expelled student--Arnold the pig. 
139 21 "The Case of the Hooterville Refund Fraud" Richard L. Bare Story: Arnold Horwitt
Teleplay: Arnold Horwitt & Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat
February 28, 1970 (1970-02-28) 139
Oliver unintentionally provides the motive for the residents of Hooterville to illegally receive more than $500,000 from the Internal Revenue Service. 
140 22 "The Picnic" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 7, 1970 (1970-03-07) 140
Oliver's plans for an intimate family picnic with his wife are ruined when the entire Hooterville Valley turns out to celebrate the event. 
141 23 "The Beeping Rock" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 21, 1970 (1970-03-21) 141
The Douglas farm succumbs to a bit of "lunar madness" when a precocious child inventor shows up to say he's been to the moon. 
142 24 "Uncle Fedor" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat March 28, 1970 (1970-03-28) 143
Lisa's Uncle Fedor makes an unexpected appearance at the Douglas farm and quickly involves them in an old world intrigue of spies and counter-spies. 
143 25 "The Wealthy Landowner" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 11, 1970 (1970-04-11) 142
Eb shows a strong "mail pull" when he represents himself as a wealthy landowner and advertises for a wife. 
144 26 "Happy Birthday" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat April 11, 1970 (1970-04-11) 144
Oliver anticipates a surprise birthday party for himself--but it's Arnold the pig who winds up with the birthday celebration. 

Season 6 (1970–71)[edit]

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145 1 "The City Kids" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 15, 1970 (1970-09-15) 146
Lisa and Oliver host four city children for a farm vacation as part of a "Kids for the Country" program initiated by a friend. 
146 2 "The Coming-Out Party" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 22, 1970 (1970-09-22) 147
Lisa plans a "coming out party" for little Lori so she can meet all the other children of Hooterville. 
147 3 "Jealousy" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat September 29, 1970 (1970-09-29) 145
Oliver and Lisa lavish attention on their little house guest, Lori, and Eb decides she's taking his rightful place in their affection. 
148 4 "A Royal Love Story" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 6, 1970 (1970-10-06) 149
Lisa tells little Lori a fanciful story of her courtship with Oliver. 
149 5 "Oliver Goes Broke" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 20, 1970 (1970-10-20) 150
Lisa's strange behavior leads friends and neighbors to believe Oliver has "gone broke." 
150 6 "The Great Mayoralty Campaign" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat October 27, 1970 (1970-10-27) 156
Politics splits the Douglas family in two when Oliver and Lisa become candidates for mayor from opposing parties. 
151 7 "Eb's Double Trouble" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 10, 1970 (1970-11-10) 148
Oliver and Lisa are called upon to solve the love problems of Eb and Arnold the pig. 
152 8 "Apple-Picking Time" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 17, 1970 (1970-11-17) 151
Oliver is faced with two crises: Lisa is learning to drive, and his apple crop must be harvested before it spoils. 
153 9 "Enterprising Eb" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat November 24, 1970 (1970-11-24) 152
The Douglases watch in disbelief as Eb turns the farm into a veritable dump in a feverish bid for romance. 
154 10 "Oliver's Double" Richard L. Bare Dan Beaumont December 1, 1970 (1970-12-01) 153
Oliver is suspected of x-rated rural behavior in this bizarre episode--as his exact "double" shows up in Hooterville with a sexy female partner in crime. 
155 11 "The High Cost of Loving" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 8, 1970 (1970-12-08) 154
The Douglas farm becomes a stage when Eb mistakenly enrolls in a correspondence class in acting instead of accounting. 
156 12 "The Liberation Movement" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont December 15, 1970 (1970-12-15) 155
Lisa discovers the Women's Lib Movement and decides to take over the male chores on the farm, reducing Oliver to the role of house-husband. 
157 13 "Charlie, Homer and Natasha" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat December 22, 1970 (1970-12-22) 157
When Oliver refuses to take Lisa to the city for the anniversary party of a friend, Lisa launches into a plot that leads Oliver to believe he is in the world of little people. 
158 14 "The Engagement Ring" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont December 29, 1970 (1970-12-29) 158
Lisa gives her engagement ring to Eb so that he can marry Darlene. 
159 15 "The Free Paint Job" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat January 5, 1971 (1971-01-05) 159
Oliver and Lisa agree to have their farmhouse painted, free of charge, as part of a paint company's advertising campaign. 
160 16 "Son of Drobny" Richard L. Bare Dan Beaumont January 12, 1971 (1971-01-12) 160
Lisa entertains the son of a fellow war hero, the "fowlish" person of Drobney, a real live duck. 
161 17 "The Wedding Deal" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont January 19, 1971 (1971-01-19) 164
Eb involves Oliver and Lisa in a "big wedding deal." 
162 18 "Star Witness" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont January 26, 1971 (1971-01-26) 163
Arnold the pig is the key witness to a daring robbery, and just the pig to cook the crook's bacon. 
163 19 "The Spot Remover" Richard L. Bare Dan Beaumont February 2, 1971 (1971-02-02) 166
Lisa parlays her uncle's cabbage soup into a miracle cleaning fluid--and immediately puts all her friends on the "spot." 
164 20 "King Oliver I" Richard L. Bare Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat February 9, 1971 (1971-02-09) 170
The town of Hooterville, incensed by an increased tax burden, secedes from the state and proclaims Oliver to be "King Oliver I." 
165 21 "A Girl for Drobny" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont February 16, 1971 (1971-02-16) 167
The Douglases' continue to entertain "web-footed royalty" in the person of Drobney the duck. Drobney Jr. is beginning to show signs of homesickness. 
166 22 "The Carpenter's Ball" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont February 23, 1971 (1971-02-23) 162
Hooterville's annual Carpenter's Ball threatens the happy Douglas home when Oliver declines to take Lisa to this mad-cap event. 
167 23 "The Hole in the Porch" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont March 2, 1971 (1971-03-02) 168
Oliver's plans to repair his rural farmhouse fall through when Mr. Kimball falls through the Douglases' porch and injures his foot. 
168 24 "Lisa the Psychologist" Richard L. Bare Dick Chevillat and Dan Beaumont March 9, 1971 (1971-03-09) 161
Lisa and Oliver go back to college, where Lisa takes up the improbable subject of psychology. 
169 25 "Hawaiian Honeymoon" Vincent Sherman Jay Sommers March 16, 1971 (1971-03-16) 165

Lisa employs her womanly wiles to maneuver Oliver into a fifth honeymoon visit to the Moana Rexford Hotel in Hawaii.

This was actually a pilot episode for a proposed series (Pam) that didn't sell. 
170 26 "The Ex-Secretary" Bruce Bilson Jay Sommers April 27, 1971 (1971-04-27) 169

Oliver has difficulties with an heirloom watch and seeks the aid of his ex-secretary to find the only jeweler in New York capable of fixing the timepiece.

This was a pilot episode for another proposed series (Carol) that CBS also passed on. 

TV movie (1990)[edit]

Title Directed by Written by Original air date
"Return to Green Acres" William Asher Craig Heller & Guy Shulman May 18, 1990 (1990-05-18)
Developers want to build an industrial area in Hooterville, and Haney tries to swindle the residents to sell out.