List of The Beverly Hillbillies episodes

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The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 26, 1962 – March 23, 1971. During its nine season run, 274 episodes aired. The Beverly Hillbillies was the most-watched television show on the 1962/63 and 1963/64 United States network television schedules.This was the number one rated television show of the 1963–64 United States network television season.[1]

Series overview[edit]

Season Episodes Originally aired[2]
Season premiere Season finale
1 36 September 26, 1962 (1962-09-26) May 29, 1963 (1963-05-29)
2 36 September 25, 1963 (1963-09-25) June 10, 1964 (1964-06-10)
3 34 September 23, 1964 (1964-09-23) June 16, 1965 (1965-06-16)
4 32 September 15, 1965 (1965-09-15) May 18, 1966 (1966-05-18)
5 30 September 14, 1966 (1966-09-14) April 19, 1967 (1967-04-19)
6 30 September 6, 1967 (1967-09-06) April 3, 1968 (1968-04-03)
7 26 September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) March 26, 1969 (1969-03-26)
8 26 September 24, 1969 (1969-09-24) March 18, 1970 (1970-03-18)
9 24 September 15, 1970 (1970-09-15) March 23, 1971 (1971-03-23)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1: 1962/63[edit]

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1 1 "The Clampetts Strike Oil" Ralph Levy Paul Henning September 26, 1962 (1962-09-26) 1–1
A rural Ozark family relocates to Beverly Hills after oil is discovered on their property worth $25 million. After finding oil on the land, the family is surprised when Mr. Brewster (Frank Wilcox) of the OK Oil Company offers to buy it. After much coaxing by Cousin Pearl (Bea Benaderet), Jed (Buddy Ebsen) sells the swamp and moves the family to a mansion in Beverly Hills. Upon their arrival, they are arrested because of a case of mistaken identity but are later returned to the mansion safely.
2 2 "Getting Settled" Richard Whorf Paul Henning October 3, 1962 (1962-10-03) 1–2
The rough-hewn Clampetts are mistaken for servants as they try to adapt to their new environment.
3 3 "Meanwhile, Back at the Cabin" Richard Whorf Paul Henning October 10, 1962 (1962-10-10) 1–3
Jane Hathaway finds that making the Clampetts more sophisticated will be harder than expected, while Pearl Bodine tries to get the attention of Mr. Brewster.
4 4 "The Clampetts Meet Mrs. Drysdale" Richard Whorf Paul Henning October 17, 1962 (1962-10-17) 1–4
Mr. Drysdale tries furiously to make the Clampetts more acceptable to his socially-conscious wife.
5 5 "Jed Buys Stock" Richard Whorf Paul Henning October 24, 1962 (1962-10-24) 1–5
Upon Mr. Drysdale's advice to buy good stock, Jed purchases cows, pigs, and chickens to raise.
6 6 "Trick or Treat" Richard Whorf Paul Henning October 31, 1962 (1962-10-31) 1–6
The homesick Clampetts decide to go door-to-door meeting their Beverly Hills neighbors, not knowing it is Halloween.
7 7 "The Servants" Richard Whorf Paul Henning November 7, 1962 (1962-11-07) 1–7
Yet another Drysdale attempt to "reform" the Clampetts goes awry when he tries to loan his servants to the hard-working family.
8 8 "Jethro Goes to School" Richard Whorf Paul Henning November 14, 1962 (1962-11-14) 1–8
The headmistress (Eleanor Audley) of an exclusive private school for boys is astonished to find the teenaged Jethro enrolled in her fifth grade.
9 9 "Elly's First Date" Richard Whorf Paul Henning November 21, 1962 (1962-11-21) 1–9
Misunderstandings abound as the spoiled college student Sonny Drysdale attempts to woo Elly May, only to flee to his mother in the end. Louis Nye guests as Sonny Drysdale.
10 10 "Pygmalion and Elly" Richard Whorf Paul Henning November 28, 1962 (1962-11-28) 1–10
Sonny resumes his high-class courtship of Elly May, by playing Julius Caesar and Pygmalion.
11 11 "Elly Races Jethrine" Richard Whorf Paul Henning December 5, 1962 (1962-12-05) 1–11
The Clampetts try to get Sonny to propose to Elly May, as Cousin Pearl steps up her efforts to get Jasper Depew to marry her daughter Jethrine.
12 12 "The Great Feud" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken December 12, 1962 (1962-12-12) 1–12
The Clampett clan takes great offense when Sonny Drysdale jilts Elly May, and they start a feud with the Drysdales to avenge their kinfolk's honor.
13 13 "Home for Christmas" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken December 19, 1962 (1962-12-19) 1–13
The Clampetts return home to the hills to celebrate Christmas, where Cousin Pearl is still trying to win Mr. Brewster's hand in marriage.
14 14 "No Place Like Home" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken December 26, 1962 (1962-12-26) 1–14
Back in the hills, the Clampetts aid Cousin Pearl in her efforts to "get hitched" to Brewster.
15 15 "Jed Rescues Pearl" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken January 2, 1963 (1963-01-02) 1–15
Jed and Mr. Brewster contrive to end Cousin Pearl's pursuit of the oil man with his public surprise proposal.
16 16 "Back to Californy" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken January 9, 1963 (1963-01-09) 1–16
Upon returning to Beverly Hills, Granny and Pearl spar over who is the "woman of the house".
17 17 "Jed's Dilemma" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken January 16, 1963 (1963-01-16) 1–17
As the Granny-Pearl feud continues, Jed tries to calm things down by taking a sightseeing tour of Beverly Hills.
18 18 "Jed Saves Drysdale's Marriage" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken January 23, 1963 (1963-01-23) 1–18
When his wife is away, Mr. Drysdale requests a female member of the Clampett family to perform housekeeping duties for him.
19 19 "Elly's Animals" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken January 30, 1963 (1963-01-30) 1–19
Many animals and even the police respond to the unique sounds from Pearl's yodeling lessons.
20 20 "Jed Throws a Wingding" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken February 6, 1963 (1963-02-06) 1–20
Two of Pearl's most ardent former suitors come to visit her in Beverly Hills.
21 21 "Jed Plays Solomon" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken February 13, 1963 (1963-02-13) 1–21
Granny calls the police in an attempt to stop Pearl's incessant yodeling, but her plan backfires when the officers discover her still. Eddie Dean portrayed a police officer.
22 22 "Duke Steals a Wife" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken February 20, 1963 (1963-02-20) 1–22
Duke, the Clampetts' bloodhound, uses his animal magnetism to draw Jed and a Frenchwoman together.
23 23 "Jed Buys the Freeway" Richard Whorf Paul Henning February 27, 1963 (1963-02-27) 1–23
A conman gives Jed a "bargain" when he offers to sell Griffith Park, the Hollywood Bowl, and the freeway to the millionaire.
24 24 "Jed Becomes a Banker" Richard Whorf Paul Henning March 6, 1963 (1963-03-06) 1–24
When a rival bank challenges his to a skeet shoot, Mr. Drysdale has no choice but to enlist the sharpshooting skills of Jed by making him a bank vice president.
25 25 "The Family Tree" Richard Whorf Paul Henning March 13, 1963 (1963-03-13) 1–25
A prominent genealogist finds evidence that Jed's ancestors came to America prior to the arrival of the Mayflower.
26 26 "Jed Cuts the Family Tree" Richard Whorf Paul Henning March 20, 1963 (1963-03-20) 1–26
After much excitement about the family entering the "high society life", Jed lies to the genealogist to get things back to normal.
27 27 "Granny's Spring Tonic" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Phil Shuken March 27, 1963 (1963-03-27) 1–27
A fortune hunter sets her sights on Jed. Guest star: Lola Albright.
28 28 "Jed Pays His Income Tax" Richard Whorf Paul Henning April 3, 1963 (1963-04-03) 1–28
Jed and Granny are suspicious of a tax collector from the IRS.
29 29 "The Clampetts and the Dodgers" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Dick Wesson April 10, 1963 (1963-04-10) 1–29
After playing golf with Jethro, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Leo Durocher wants to sign him as a pitcher.
30 30 "Duke Becomes a Father" Richard Whorf Paul Henning April 17, 1963 (1963-04-17) 1–30
Duke and Jed become reacquainted with their French lady friends.
31 31 "The Clampetts Entertain" Richard Whorf Paul Henning, Dick Wesson, Herman Miller and Fred Freiberger April 24, 1963 (1963-04-24) 1–31
After securing the Clampett account, Mr. Drysdale is in line for a pay raise.
32 32 "The Clampetts in Court" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Dick Wesson May 1, 1963 (1963-05-01) 1–32
It's a case of one man's word against another as the Clampetts are accused of reckless driving in court.
33 33 "The Clampetts Get Psychoanalyzed" Richard Whorf Paul Henning May 8, 1963 (1963-05-08) 1–33
A psychiatrist may have bitten off more than he can chew when he starts treating Jethro.
34 34 "The Psychiatrist Gets Clampetted" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Dick Wesson May 15, 1963 (1963-05-15) 1–34
The psychiatrist shows great interest in Granny's home remedies for various ailments.
35 35 "Elly Becomes a Secretary" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Dick Wesson May 22, 1963 (1963-05-22) 1–35
Believing he needs their help, the Clampetts volunteer to work at Mr. Drysdale's bank.
36 36 "Jethro's Friend" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Jay Sommers May 29, 1963 (1963-05-29) 1–36
Jethro's friend Armstrong enjoys the less rigid lifestyle he encounters during a visit to the Clampett mansion.

Season 2: 1963/64[edit]

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37 1 "Jed Gets the Misery" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle September 25, 1963 (1963-09-25) 2–1
Jed pretends to be sick so that granny can get to doctoring and feel more at home. Mr Drysdale and his physician get pulled into the ploy and Granny's mountain medicine is put to the test by a city doctor.
38 2 "Hair-Raising Holiday" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 2, 1963 (1963-10-02) 2–2
Granny's unlicenced medical practice draws the attention of the authorities.
39 3 "Granny's Garden" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 9, 1963 (1963-10-09) 2–3
The Clampetts decide to plow up their carefully manicured front lawn, to grow vegetables.
40 4 "Elly Starts to School" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 16, 1963 (1963-10-16) 2–4
Miss Hathaway's worry that Elly May won't fit in at a private school proves to be premature.
41 5 "The Clampett Look" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 23, 1963 (1963-10-23) 2–5
The Clampetts unwittingly become the pioneers of a fashion style that everybody who's everybody is wearing.
42 6 "Jethro's First Love" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 30, 1963 (1963-10-30) 2–6
Jethro develops feelings for an exotic dancer named Chickadee (Barbara Nichols), and brings her home to meet the folks.
43 7 "Chickadee Returns" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 6, 1963 (1963-11-06) 2–7
As marriage seemingly draws nearer, Jethro discovers a deal-breaking secret about Chickadee: she can't cook.
44 8 "The Clampetts Are Overdrawn" Richard Whorf Teleplay: Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle
Story: Jay Sommers & Joe Bigelow
November 13, 1963 (1963-11-13) 2–8
An unemployed actor named J.D. Clampett benefits from a paperwork mixup at the bank, becoming $36 million richer.
45 9 "The Clampetts Go Hollywood" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 20, 1963 (1963-11-20) 2–9
Newly-discovered "cousin" Jake Clampett decides that the hillbillies should act more like Hollywood movie stars (Jake purchases a brand new 1964 Imperial convertible to improve Jed's image, but the car is never seen again – the Clampett family truck is Jed's choice of vehicle).
46 10 "Turkey Day" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 27, 1963 (1963-11-27) 2–10
Jed and Granny want to have some turkey for Thanksgiving, but Elly May has other ideas.
47 11 "The Garden Party" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 4, 1963 (1963-12-04) 2–11
The guests at Mrs. Drysdale's garden party get a surprise when the Clampetts show up.
48 12 "Elly Needs a Maw" Joseph Depew Keith Fowler, Phil Leslie, Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 11, 1963 (1963-12-11) 2–12
Jed begins searching for a wife, who he hopes will be able to turn Elly May into a young lady.
49 13 "The Clampetts Get Culture" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 18, 1963 (1963-12-18) 2–13
Mr. Drysdale's efforts to prove to the Clampetts that Beverly Hills is really the place for them to be only makes matters worse.
50 14 "Christmas at the Clampetts" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 25, 1963 (1963-12-25) 2–14
A television, a boat, and a chimpanzee are among the many gifts Mr. Drysdale gives to the Clampetts for Christmas.
51 15 "A Man for Elly" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 1, 1964 (1964-01-01) 2–15
Granny's television idol, Western actor Quirt Manly (Henry Gibson), is revealed to be less than expected when he visits the mansion.
52 16 "The Giant Jackrabbit" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 8, 1964 (1964-01-08) 2–16

An escaped kangaroo reported by Granny as an oversized jackrabbit leads the others to suspect she has had too much moonshine.

Note: As of January 2013, this episode is the 36th most watched prime-time telecast in U.S. television history.
53 17 "The Girl from Home" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 15, 1964 (1964-01-15) 2–17
Some old love letters from Jethro lead a mountain man and his daughter (Muriel Landers) to Beverly Hills.
54 18 "Lafe Lingers On" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 22, 1964 (1964-01-22) 2–18
A freeloader from back home takes advantage of Jed's charity.
55 19 "The Race for Queen" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 5, 1964 (1964-02-05) 2–19
Elly May enters a Beverly Hills beauty pageant, but may have to face competition from Granny.
56 20 "Lafe Returns" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 12, 1964 (1964-02-12) 2–20
A mild-mannered accountant and a jailbird from the hills both attempt to win Elly May's heart.
57 21 "Son of Lafe Returns" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 19, 1964 (1964-02-19) 2–21
Granny sets a trap to interfere with one of Elly May's suitor's plans.
58 22 "The Clampetts Go Fishing" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 26, 1964 (1964-02-26) 2–22
Granny's fear of boats only temporarily thwarts Mr. Drysdale's plan to take the Clampetts fishing, until he decides to take them to Marineland instead.
59 23 "The Critter Doctor" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 11, 1964 (1964-03-11) 2–23
Granny mistakes a bug repellent salesman for a veterinarian.
60 24 "A Bride for Jed" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 18, 1964 (1964-03-18) 2–24
Flatt and Scruggs try to find a city woman for Jed the same way they found theirs: auditions for backup singers. Joi Lansing guest stars.
61 25 "Granny Versus the Weather Bureau" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 25, 1964 (1964-03-25) 2–25
The accuracy of Granny's weather-prediction methods convince even the head of the Weather Bureau.
62 26 "Another Neighbor" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 1, 1964 (1964-04-01) 2–26
Countess Maria moves to town, and instantly becomes a fan of both Granny's spring tonic and Jed.
63 27 "The Bank Raising" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 8, 1964 (1964-04-08) 2–27
Jed is mistaken for a financial wizard by some investors, and then feels he has to build a new bank building all by himself.
64 28 "The Great Crawdad Hunt" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 15, 1964 (1964-04-15) 2–28
Two men feel they have discovered a family of geniuses in the Clampetts.
65 29 "The Dress Shop" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 22, 1964 (1964-04-22) 2–29
The Clampetts come to own a dress shop, and try to raise money to feed the designer (Natalie Schafer) and her "starving" models.
66 30 "The House of Granny" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 29, 1964 (1964-04-29) 2–30
The Clampetts transform their boutique into a general store.
67 31 "The Continental Touch" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 6, 1964 (1964-05-06) 2–31
After efforts to teach her to cook come to naught, the Clampetts have some success in making over Elly May's looks.
68 32 "Jed, Incorporated" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 13, 1964 (1964-05-13) 2–32
The Clampetts set up shop running their tax write-off corporation.
69 33 "Granny Learns to Drive" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 20, 1964 (1964-05-20) 2–33
A bad experience with a cabdriver (Mel Blanc) makes Granny want to drive herself around.
70 34 "Cabin in Beverly Hills" Richard Whorf Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 27, 1964 (1964-05-27) 2–34
The Clampett cabin is reassembled in the mansion's back yard for homesick Granny's benefit. (Sheila James) guest stars.
71 35 "Jed Foils a Home Wrecker" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle June 3, 1964 (1964-06-03) 2–35
Mrs. Drysdale's attempt to get the cabin demolished meets stiff resistance from the Clampetts and Mr. Drysdale.
72 36 "Jethro's Graduation" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle June 10, 1964 (1964-06-10) 2–36
A chimpanzee takes Jethro's place in his sixth grade graduation ceremony, impressing visiting dignitaries. Eleanor Audley guest stars.

Season 3: 1964/65[edit]

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73 1 "Jed Becomes A Movie Mogul" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle September 23, 1964 (1964-09-23) 3–1
Jed purchases a movie studio, leading him to meet many stars and Elly May to try her hand on the silver screen.
74 2 "Clampett City" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle September 30, 1964 (1964-09-30) 3–2
The Western set on the backlot of their movie studio provides the Clampetts with a taste of home.
75 3 "Clampett City General Store" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 7, 1964 (1964-10-07) 3–3
As the Clampetts open the "general store" on their Western set to customers, Jethro, Elly May, and Granny are cast in a picture about Nero and Cleopatra.
76 4 "Hedda Hopper's Hollywood" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 14, 1964 (1964-10-14) 3–4
Famed Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper urges Jed not to allow the historic movie studio to be torn down, but changes her mind when she sees the film the Clampetts have made there.
77 5 "Doctor Jed Clampett" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 21, 1964 (1964-10-21) 3–5
Jed receives an honorary doctorate, but the family thinks he now has the power to heal.
78 6 "Jed the Heartbreaker" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 28, 1964 (1964-10-28) 3–6
Mrs. Drysdale decides to use her womanly charms on Jed, in an effort to scare the Clampetts back to the hills.
79 7 "Back to Marineland" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 4, 1964 (1964-11-04) 3–7
After being turned down in his aspiration to be a "double naught spy", Jethro decides to join the Marines by getting a job at Marineland.
80 8 "Teenage Idol" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 11, 1964 (1964-11-11) 3–8
Teen singing sensation Johnny Poke, a friend from back in the hills, visits the Clampetts. Alan Reed guest stars.
81 9 "The Widow Poke Arrives" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 18, 1964 (1964-11-18) 3–9
Granny tries to play matchmaker between Jed and the Widow Poke (Ellen Corby) from back home, but the two turn the tables on her.
82 10 "The Ballet" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 25, 1964 (1964-11-25) 3–10
Mrs. Drysdale tries to convince Jed to help support the Beverly Hills Ballet Company.
83 11 "The Boarder" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 9, 1964 (1964-12-09) 3–11
The Clampetts decide to turn their spacious mansion into a boarding house, and confuse the butler that Mr. Drysdale hired for them as their first guest.
84 12 "The Boarder Stays" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 16, 1964 (1964-12-16) 3–12
The butler is put on trial by the Clampetts after running out without paying his room and board.
85 13 "Start the New Year Right" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 30, 1964 (1964-12-30) 3–13
Mrs. Drysdale checks into the hospital under "stress" caused by the Clampetts' antics, hoping to get away from them, but when the family gets word of their neighbor's troubles, they show up to offer their support and end up causing more trouble than ever.
86 14 "Clampett General Hospital" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 6, 1965 (1965-01-06) 3–14
Unsatisfied with what they perceive as the hospital's poor level of care, the Clampetts break Mrs. Drysdale out and set her up in their mansion.
87 15 "The Movie Starlet" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 13, 1965 (1965-01-13) 3–15
A young actress (Sharon Farrell) becomes interested in Jethro when she finds his uncle owns a movie studio.
88 16 "Elly in the Movies" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 20, 1965 (1965-01-20) 3–16
Elly May gets a role in a movie, as well as the admiration of co-star Dash Riprock.
89 17 "Dash Riprock, You Cad" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 27, 1965 (1965-01-27) 3–17
A mix-up causes movie star Dash Riprock to pursue Miss Jane rather than Elly May, sending the Clampetts into a fury.
90 18 "Clampett A-Go-Go" Joseph Depew Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald February 3, 1965 (1965-02-03) 3–18
Beatnik Sheldon Epps wrecks his car in front of the mansion, and the Clampetts take care of his apparent injuries.
91 19 "Granny's Romance" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 17, 1965 (1965-02-17) 3–19
Mr. Drysdale orders an elderly playboy member of the bank's Board of Directors to court Granny, much to the chagrin of the old man's gold-digging girlfriend, who is enlisted to accompany Jed on a double date — though the woman's attitude makes a sharp turn when she discovers the extent of Jed's bank account.
92 20 "Jed's Temptation" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 24, 1965 (1965-02-24) 3–20
When Granny finds out that Jed and the gold-digger are attending horse races, she sets out to put a stop to their gambling. Don Rickles guest stars.
93 21 "Double Naught Jethro" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 3, 1965 (1965-03-03) 3–21
Jethro reignites his passion to become a "double naught spy", while Elly May enters a beauty pageant.
94 22 "Clampett's Millions" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 10, 1965 (1965-03-10) 3–22
A rival banker woos Granny to get the Clampett account in his bank.
95 23 "Drysdale's Dog Days" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 17, 1965 (1965-03-17) 3–23
Granny's anger at Mr. Drysdale continues when she wants to withdraw her eleven million dollars again.
96 24 "Brewster's Honeymoon" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 24, 1965 (1965-03-24) 3–24
The Clampetts generously offer Mr. Brewster and his new bride the honor of staying in their old cabin for the honeymoon.
97 25 "Flatt, Clampett, and Scruggs" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 31, 1965 (1965-03-31) 3–25
Flatt and Scruggs arrive just in time to lend a hand with several problems the Clampetts are having.
98 26 "Jed and the Countess" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 14, 1965 (1965-04-14) 3–26
Countess Maria returns for some of Granny's spring tonic.
99 27 "Big Daddy, Jed" Joseph Depew Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald April 21, 1965 (1965-04-21) 3–27
A group of beatniks hopes Jed will help them out with some "bread" so they can keep their "pad".
100 28 "Cool School is Out" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 28, 1965 (1965-04-28) 3–28
Elly May and Jethro join the beatniks, but Jed gets worried when Granny starts to act like them.
101 29 "The Big Bank Battle" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 5, 1965 (1965-05-05) 3–29
Mr. Drysdale tries to get the Clampetts involved in a hobby to keep them out of mischief.
102 30 "The Clampetts Versus Automation" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 12, 1965 (1965-05-12) 3–30
The Clampetts befriend a bank accountant who is being replaced by a computer.
103 31 "Luke's Boy" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle May 26, 1965 (1965-05-26) 3–31
Jethro and his friend Beau Short decided to become "sophisticated international playboys".
104 32 "The Brewsters Return" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle June 2, 1965 (1965-06-02) 3–32
Mr. and Mrs. Brewster purchase a lot in Beverly Hills to build a new home, and much to their dismay the Clampetts generously offer to help them "set up housekeeping."
105 33 "Jed, the Bachelor" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle June 9, 1965 (1965-06-09) 3–33
Granny sets off for the hills with nothing but a wheelbarrow full of her possessions, but Jed decides to teach her a lesson and let her learn the hard way just how much they all need each other.
106 34 "The Art Center" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle June 16, 1965 (1965-06-16) 3–34
Mrs. Drysdale convinces the Clampetts to donate their home as an art museum, so they get to work sculpting and painting masterpieces for display.

Season 4: 1965/66[edit]

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107 1 "Admiral Jed Clampett" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle September 15, 1965 (1965-09-15) 4–1
Granny's fear of sharks makes her reluctant to go yachting with the rest of the family. (This is the first episode filmed and aired in color).
108 2 "That Old Black Magic" Joseph Depew Ronny Pearlman September 23, 1965 (1965-09-23) 4–2
Granny thinks her study of astrology has turned Mrs. Drysdale into a bird.
109 3 "The Sheik" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle September 30, 1965 (1965-09-30) 4–3
Jethro appreciates Arabic culture when Jed's new oil partner, a sheikh, arrives with his harem.
110 4 "The Private Eye" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 6, 1965 (1965-10-06) 4–4
Jethro's attempt to become a "double naught spy" unwittingly leads him to foil a bank robbery.
111 5 "Possum Day" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 13, 1965 (1965-10-13) 4–5
Mr. Drysdale tries to get the city of Beverly Hills to celebrate Possum Day in order to keep the Clampetts from returning home.
112 6 "The Possum Day Parade" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 20, 1965 (1965-10-20) 4–6
Granny campaigns dirty against Mrs. Drysdale for the title of Possum Queen.
113 7 "The Clampetts Play the Rams" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle October 27, 1965 (1965-10-27) 4–7
Jethro's date, Mr. Drysdale's maid, is more interested in watching his color television than in him.
114 8 "The Courtship of Elly" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 3, 1965 (1965-11-03) 4–8
Granny's love potion for Elly May affects Miss Jane's boyfriend.
115 9 "A Real Nice Neighbor" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 10, 1965 (1965-11-10) 4–9
Mr. Drysdale and Granny try to set Jed up with the new neighbor, but they get her maid (Kathleen Freeman) instead.
116 10 "The Poor Farmer" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 17, 1965 (1965-11-17) 4–10
Jed mistakes a billionaire for a poor farmer, but admires the man's unwillingness to accept Jed's charity.
117 11 "Hoe Down a-Go-Go" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 24, 1965 (1965-11-24) 4–11
The Clampetts host a party so Jethro and Elly May can get more friends their age.
118 12 "Mrs. Drysdale's Father" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 1, 1965 (1965-12-01) 4–12
Mrs. Drysdale's father feels he can take advantage of the hillbillies' lack of guile in a game of poker.
119 13 "Mr. Farquhar Stays On" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 8, 1965 (1965-12-08) 4–13
Mrs. Drysdale's father wants Granny to go to Las Vegas with him so he can put her gambling acumen to work.
120 14 "Military School" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 15, 1965 (1965-12-15) 4–14
Jethro's new life ambition is to become a five-star General.
121 15 "The Common Cold" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 29, 1965 (1965-12-29) 4–15
Granny opens up her own doctor's office after making a batch of her cure for the common cold.
122 16 "The Richest Woman" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 5, 1966 (1966-01-05) 4–16
The world's richest woman tries to convince the Clampetts to sell her their mansion, but when Jed refuses to sell she turns to largesse and seduction in an attempt to get her way.
123 17 "The Trotting Horse" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 12, 1966 (1966-01-12) 4–17
Mr. Drysdale gives the Clampetts a racing horse, which Granny uses to ride to the grocery store and back.
124 18 "The Buggy" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 19, 1966 (1966-01-19) 4–18
Granny buys a buggy for herself and a horse and buggy for Mrs. Drysdale, so the two women can have races.
125 19 "The Cat Burglar" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 26, 1966 (1966-01-26) 4–19
All of Beverly Hills is alarmed by the presence of a cat burglar, and the Clampetts are prime targets.
126 20 "The Big Chicken" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 2, 1966 (1966-02-02) 4–20
Granny sees an ostrich and thinks her growing potion has made a giant chicken, and tries to keep it a secret.
127 21 "Sonny Drysdale Returns" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 9, 1966 (1966-02-09) 4–21
Granny's prediction that Elly May will soon get married seemingly comes true when Sonny Drysdale shows up and proposes.
128 22 "Brewster's Baby" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 16, 1966 (1966-02-16) 4–22
Granny hopes to deliver the Brewster's baby, not knowing they plan to adopt.
129 23 "The Great Jethro" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle February 23, 1966 (1966-02-23) 4–23
Jethro wants to become a magician after meeting Marvo the Magnificent.
130 24 "The Old Folks Home" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 2, 1966 (1966-03-02) 4–24
Granny overworks herself at spring cleaning the mansion, leading her to fear being put in an old folks' home.
131 25 "Flatt and Scruggs Return" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 16, 1966 (1966-03-16) 4–25
Lester Flatt's wife dreams of being a singer, but Granny won't let her get away from cooking lessons.
132 26 "The Folk Singers" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 23, 1966 (1966-03-23) 4–26
Jethro and Miss Jane team up for a career in folk music.
133 27 "The Beautiful Maid" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle March 30, 1966 (1966-03-30) 4–27
A Swedish actress (Julie Newmar) tries to learn the Clampetts' way of life.
134 28 "Jethro's Pad" Joseph Depew Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald April 6, 1966 (1966-04-06) 4–28
After finding some of Mr. Drysdale's old magazines, Jethro gets a trailer and turns it into a bachelor's pad.
135 29 "The Bird Watchers" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 13, 1966 (1966-04-13) 4–29
Miss Jane's date with a birdwatcher inspires Mr. Drysdale to get Dash Riprock to go out with Elly May.
136 30 "Jethro Gets Engaged" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 20, 1966 (1966-04-20) 4–30
Jethro becomes Dash Riprock's stunt double, gaining the attention of a young actress as well as burned skin.
137 31 "Granny Tonics a Birdwatcher" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle April 27, 1966 (1966-04-27) 4–31
Granny's spring tonic is used to get Elly May and Miss Jane's respective suitors to propose.
138 32 "Jethro Goes to College" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman May 18, 1966 (1966-05-18) 4–32
Jethro attends a secretarial college to get his mind off of girls, while Elly May attends a College of Judo and Karate.

Season 5: 1966/67[edit]

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139 1 "The Party Line" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle September 14, 1966 (1966-09-14) 5–1
Granny and Jethro return from visiting the hills with an old-fashioned telephone to communicate with home.
140 2 "The Soup Contest" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson September 21, 1966 (1966-09-21) 5–2
In an attempt to attract suitors for Elly May, Granny enters some of her own soup in a contest under the girl's name.
141 3 "Jethro Takes Love Lessons" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman September 28, 1966 (1966-09-28) 5–3
Despite getting advice from an expert, Jethro remains unlucky at romance.
142 4 "The Badger Game" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 5, 1966 (1966-10-05) 5–4
A young girl posing as an acquaintance from back home tries to blackmail Jed with some compromising photographs.
143 5 "The Badgers Return" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 12, 1966 (1966-10-12) 5–5
A pair of con artists use the Clampetts' unwitting assistance to try to blackmail Mr. Drysdale.
144 6 "The Gorilla" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 19, 1966 (1966-10-19) 5–6
After the Clampetts request a gorilla to help out with housework, Mr. Drysdale hires a man in a costume to change their minds.
145 7 "Come Back, Little Herby" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 26, 1966 (1966-10-26) 5–7
The man in the gorilla costume takes advantage of the Clampett's lifestyle when he's supposed to be working.
146 8 "Jed in Politics" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman November 2, 1966 (1966-11-02) 5–8
The government tells Granny to stop making her lye soap because it is causing smog, so Jed decides to run for the office of Smog Commissioner.
147 9 "Clampett Cha Cha Cha" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman November 9, 1966 (1966-11-09) 5–9
The Clampetts win free dancing lessons from some unlucky dance instructors.
148 10 "Jed Joins the Board" Guy Scarpitta Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman November 16, 1966 (1966-11-16) 5–10
Jed joins the board of the OK Oil Company, and uses the company's airplane to start an airline service with Jethro as the pilot.
149 11 "Granny Lives It Up" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 23, 1966 (1966-11-23) 5–11
Granny is on a date with two men at the same time, in different rooms of the mansion.
150 12 "The Gloria Swanson Story" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle November 30, 1966 (1966-11-30) 5–12
The Clampetts help save movie star Gloria Swanson from having her home demolished.
151 13 "The Woodchucks" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman December 7, 1966 (1966-12-07) 5–13
Jethro attempts to impress a group of female Bird Watchers by joining the Wood Chucks organization.
152 14 "Foggy Mountain Soap" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson December 14, 1966 (1966-12-14) 5–14
Jed and Granny star in a commercial for Foggy Mountain Soap, with Jethro as the director.
153 15 "The Christmas Present" Guy Scarpitta Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman December 21, 1966 (1966-12-21) 5–15
The Clampetts decide to get into the Christmas spirit by doing something nice for Mrs. Drysdale.
154 16 "The Flying Saucer" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle December 28, 1966 (1966-12-28) 5–16
Mr. Drysdale has a great idea for a bank promotion: a flying saucer to swoop down over the Rose Bowl throwing out "Drysdale Dollars".
155 17 "The Mayor of Bug Tussle" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Mark Tuttle January 4, 1967 (1967-01-04) 5–17
The Mayor of the Clampetts' hometown arrives needing money to cover up his misuse of city funds.
156 18 "Granny Retires" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman January 11, 1967 (1967-01-11) 5–18
Before Granny gives up her medicine practice, she trains a city doctor in the ways of mountain medicine.
157 19 "The Clampett Curse" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman January 18, 1967 (1967-01-18) 5–19
The Clampetts give all their money away, and feel relieved of the burden.
158 20 "The Indians Are Coming" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 1, 1967 (1967-02-01) 5–20
A minor boundary dispute between an Indian tribe and Jed is blown out of proportion by Granny, who expects to be scalped by the "red devils". John Wayne guest-stars as himself in a cameo.
159 21 "The Marriage Machine" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Ronny Pearlman February 8, 1967 (1967-02-08) 5–21
After Granny's love potion is a failure, the Clampetts decide to use a computer dating service to find matches.
160 22 "Elly Comes Out" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber February 15, 1967 (1967-02-15) 5–22
The Clampetts try once again to get a suitor for Elly May by holding a "coming out" party for her.
161 23 "The Matador" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 22, 1967 (1967-02-22) 5–23
After seeing a matador with lots of female admirers, Jethro decides to become a bullfighter.
162 24 "The Gypsy's Warning" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson March 1, 1967 (1967-03-01) 5–24
Mrs. Drysdale hires some Gypsies to scare the Clampetts away, and Granny thinks they want to steal her "baby boy" Jethro.
163 25 "His Royal Highness" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber March 8, 1967 (1967-03-08) 5–25
Mr. Drysdale tries to get Elly May engaged to a king.
164 26 "Super Hawg" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson March 15, 1967 (1967-03-15) 5–26
Granny wants to buy a hippopotamus from Mr. Drysdale, thinking it is a giant hog.
165 27 "The Doctors" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber March 22, 1967 (1967-03-22) 5–27
Granny clashes with a city doctor over her unorthodox treatments.
166 28 "Delovely and Scruggs" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson March 29, 1967 (1967-03-29) 5–28
Lester Flatt's wife has a successful screen test to be an actress, but she must endure three days in the Clampett's cabin.
167 29 "The Little Monster" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber April 12, 1967 (1967-04-12) 5–29
Elly May has to take care of Mr. Drysdale's 11-year-old nephew, Little Milby.
168 30 "The Dahlia Feud" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson April 19, 1967 (1967-04-19) 5–30
Granny thinks Mrs. Drysdale has hired a hit man to kill the Clampetts.

Season 6: 1967/68[edit]

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169 1 "Jed Inherits a Castle" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson September 6, 1967 (1967-09-06) 6–1
Jed inherits a castle in England from a distant relative, and Jethro proceeds to prepare them for their journey across the pond.
170 2 "The Clampetts in London" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson September 13, 1967 (1967-09-13) 6–2
The Clampetts arrive in London, but Granny's medicinal supplies are confiscated by customs.
171 3 "Clampett Castle" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson September 20, 1967 (1967-09-20) 6–3
Finally at the castle, Granny believes that a dog has eaten Jed's cousin, while Jethro starts fulfilling his duty as a knight in shining armor.
172 4 "Robin Hood of Griffith Park" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson September 27, 1967 (1967-09-27) 6–4
After returning to Beverly Hills, Jethro and Elly May start a band of Robin Hood's merry men.
173 5 "Robin Hood and the Sheriff" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 4, 1967 (1967-10-04) 6–5
Jethro's band of merry men gets larger with an influx of hippies while Jed and Granny worry about their whereabouts.
174 6 "Greetings From the President" Guy Scarpitta Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 11, 1967 (1967-10-11) 6–6
While Granny and Elly May visit the folks back in the hills, Jethro receives a draft notice (Bea Benaderet makes a cameo appearance as Cousin Pearl.)
175 7 "The Army Game" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson October 18, 1967 (1967-10-18) 6–7
An Army psychologist thinks Jethro is pretending to be crazy to avoid military service.
176 8 "Mr. Universe Muscles In" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber October 25, 1967 (1967-10-25) 6–8
Mr. Drysdale sets Elly May up with Mr. Universe.
177 9 "A Plot for Granny" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson November 1, 1967 (1967-11-01) 6–9
Jed's plan to buy Granny some land out in the country backfires when he mistakenly purchases a cemetery plot.
178 10 "The Social Climbers" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber November 8, 1967 (1967-11-08) 6–10
Jed is aggressively courted by a young socialite widow from back in the hills.
179 11 "Jethro's Military Career" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson November 15, 1967 (1967-11-15) 6–11
Jed thinks Granny has had too much moonshine when she mistakes Jethro in a frogman suit for a sea monster.
180 12 "The Reserve Program" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson November 22, 1967 (1967-11-22) 6–12
Jethro mistakes a movie set as being the planning stages of a second Civil War, and runs home to warn Granny.
181 13 "The South Rides Again" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson November 29, 1967 (1967-11-29) 6–13
Granny, Elly May, and Jethro take the fight to the enemy and rout the "Yankee invaders".
182 14 "Jethro in the Reserve" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson December 6, 1967 (1967-12-06) 6–14
Granny nurses "General Grant" back to health while Jethro enlists in the Reserves.
183 15 "Cimarron Drip" Guy Scarpitta Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber December 13, 1967 (1967-12-13) 6–15
Jethro believes he is wanted to be the co-star in a television series, only to find out they want Elly May's pet monkey instead.
184 16 "Corn Pone Picassos" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber December 20, 1967 (1967-12-20) 6–16
The Clampetts try to help Mrs. Drysdale out by creating art to enter in a contest for her.
185 17 "The Clampetts Play Cupid" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber December 27, 1967 (1967-12-27) 6–17
Granny tries to get actor Dash Riprock uninterested in Elly May and more interested in Miss Hathaway.
186 18 "The Housekeeper" Guy Scarpitta Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber January 3, 1968 (1968-01-03) 6–18
Mr. Drysdale hires a housekeeper for the Clampetts, one who is uninterested in doing housework.
187 19 "The Diner" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber January 10, 1968 (1968-01-10) 6–19
Jethro enters the business world by opening a diner, "The Happy Gizzard", but has no luck with customers.
188 20 "Topless Anyone?" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber January 17, 1968 (1968-01-17) 6–20
Jethro has an idea to improve business at the diner, topless waitresses, but doesn't quite know what that means.
189 21 "The Great Snow" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson January 24, 1968 (1968-01-24) 6–21
Granny misses the snowy weather, so Mr. Drysdale spares no expense to put on a fake blizzard at the Clampett mansion to keep her in Beverly Hills.
190 22 "The Rass'lin' Clampetts" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson January 31, 1968 (1968-01-31) 6–22
Granny watches wrestling on television, and believing the story lines, she decides to take on the "bully" of the program.
191 23 "The Great Tag-Team Match" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 7, 1968 (1968-02-07) 6–23
Granny takes on an entire family of wrestling bullies single-handedly.
192 24 "Jethro Proposes" Guy Scarpitta Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber February 21, 1968 (1968-02-21) 6–24
Jethro proposes to Miss Hathaway, sure she will refuse, but is in a pickle when she accepts.
193 25 "The Clampetts Fiddle Around" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber February 28, 1968 (1968-02-28) 6–25
Jethro wants to take up violin lessons as a means of attracting women.
194 26 "The Soap Opera" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber March 6, 1968 (1968-03-06) 6–26
The Clampetts confuse a medical soap opera for real life.
195 27 "Dog Days" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber March 13, 1968 (1968-03-13) 6–27
Granny gets fed up with the hassle of having so many animals around the place, and issues an ultimatum: either they go, or she goes.
196 28 "The Crystal Gazers" Joseph Depew Mark Tuttle & Deborah Haber March 20, 1968 (1968-03-20) 6–28
Granny feels she has the power to predict the future.
197 29 "From Rags to Riches" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson March 27, 1968 (1968-03-27) 6–29
Mr. Drysdale films a commercial starring the Clampetts as hillbillies who were raised from poverty by his bank.
198 30 "Cousin Roy" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson April 3, 1968 (1968-04-03) 6–30
A guy from back home arrives in Beverly Hills to sell his mother's (worthless) medicine, much to Granny's dismay. Roy Clark guest stars as "Cousin Roy".

Season 7: 1968/69[edit]

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199 1 "A Bundle for Britain" Joseph Depew Gene Thompson September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) 7–1
The Clampetts feel that their eighty million dollars in the bank is a burden to Mr. Drysdale, so they decide to relieve him by giving it to the Queen of the United Kingdom. (This is the first episode with Nancy Kulp and Raymond Bailey featured in the opening credits).
200 2 "Something for the Queen" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Gene Thompson October 2, 1968 (1968-10-02) 7–2
After flying to England and their castle, Granny decides the clan should reignite a year-old feud with the neighboring castle.
201 3 "War of the Roses" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Gene Thompson October 9, 1968 (1968-10-09) 7–3
Jethro determines that a joust is the best way to end the dispute between the neighboring castles, though everyone else thinks that they're just talking about the War of the Roses.
202 4 "Coming Through the Rye" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Gene Thompson October 16, 1968 (1968-10-16) 7–4
The Clampetts see a man in a kilt and believe Jethro has confused him for a young lady.
203 5 "Ghost of Clampett Castle" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson October 23, 1968 (1968-10-23) 7–5
Mr. Drysdale dresses like a ghost, hoping to scare the Clampetts into returning to Beverly Hills.
204 6 "Granny Goes to Hooterville" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Dick Wesson October 30, 1968 (1968-10-30) 7–6
Granny goes back to the hills to take care of a newborn baby.
205 7 "The Italian Cook" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 6, 1968 (1968-11-06) 7–7
With Granny gone and Elly May's cooking skills nonexistent, Jed hires a cook who only speaks Italian.
206 8 "The Great Cook-Off" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 13, 1968 (1968-11-13) 7–8
Granny tries to get rid of the Italian cook, but love-struck Jethro has other ideas.
207 9 "Bonnie, Flatt, and Scruggs" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson November 20, 1968 (1968-11-20) 7–9
Jethro and Elly May dress as Bonnie and Clyde to pull a trick on Mr. Drysdale at the bank.
208 10 "The Thanksgiving Spirit" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson November 27, 1968 (1968-11-27) 7–10
The Clampetts visit Hooterville to celebrate Thanksgiving with the inhabitants.
209 11 "The Courtship of Homer Noodleman" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Lou Huston December 4, 1968 (1968-12-04) 7–11
Mr. Drysdale gets Hollywood actor Dash Riprock to play a homespun country boy to woo Elly May.
210 12 "The Hot-Rod Truck" Guy Scarpitta Buddy Atkinson & Dick Wesson December 11, 1968 (1968-12-11) 7–12
After Jethro buys a new car, Granny uses the truck to race him, to see which auto is superior.
211 13 "The Week Before Christmas" Ralph Levy Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson December 18, 1968 (1968-12-18) 7–13
Elly May's bear eats Granny's letter from Hooterville, while Mr. Drysdale refuses to give the bank employees Christmas off.
212 14 "Christmas in Hooterville" Ralph Levy Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson December 25, 1968 (1968-12-25) 7–14
The Clampetts celebrate Christmas in Hooterville.
213 15 "Drysdale and Friend" Guy Scarpitta Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson January 1, 1969 (1969-01-01) 7–15
Mr. Drysdale is arrested in a small town and the Clampetts have to come to his rescue.
214 16 "Problem Bear" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson January 8, 1969 (1969-01-08) 7–16
Elly May's bear takes up the bad habit of drinking Granny's moonshine.
215 17 "Jethro the Flesh Peddler" Joseph Depew Teleplay: Buddy Atkinson, Lois Hire & Dick Wesson
Story: Buddy Atkinson & Lois Hire
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Jethro gets a job as a talent agent, but refuses to represent old friend "Cousin Roy".
216 18 "Cousin Roy in Movieland" Joseph Depew Dick Wesson January 29, 1969 (1969-01-29) 7–18
Jethro finally is willing to represent Cousin Roy, but first he wants to remake the singer's image.
217 19 "Jed Clampett Enterprises" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 5, 1969 (1969-02-05) 7–19
Jed and Granny get an office in Mr. Drysdale's bank building, and the miserly banker decides to save money by having his employees get their healthcare from Granny.
218 20 "The Phantom Fifth Floor" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 12, 1969 (1969-02-12) 7–20
A building inspector becomes suspicious about what is going on in the Clampetts' offices on the fifth floor.
219 21 "The Hired Gun" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 19, 1969 (1969-02-19) 7–21
Mr. Drysdale, eager to get the Clampetts out of his building, hires a man to scare them off.
220 22 "The Happy Bank" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson February 26, 1969 (1969-02-26) 7–22
Mr. Drysdale is even more eager to get the Clampetts out of his building when one of his secretaries takes an interest in Jed's money.
221 23 "Sam Drucker's Visit" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson March 5, 1969 (1969-03-05) 7–23
Granny tries to convince Sam Drucker to propose to her by claiming that many handsome actors are pursuing her.
222 24 "The Guru" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Ric Touceda March 12, 1969 (1969-03-12) 7–24
Jethro wants to become a guru, but after Granny shares some moonshine with his mentor, she is proclaimed "Queen of Gurus".
223 25 "The Jogging Clampetts" Joseph Depew Buddy Atkinson & Lou Huston March 19, 1969 (1969-03-19) 7–25
The Clampetts and the Drysdales join the jogging fad.
224 26 "Collard Greens an' Fatback" Joseph Depew Paul Henning & Buddy Atkinson March 26, 1969 (1969-03-26) 7–26
Pat Boone is interested in buying the Drysdale mansion, but is distracted by the aroma of Granny's home cooking.

Season 8: 1969/70[edit]

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225 1 "Back to the Hills" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson September 24, 1969 (1969-09-24) 8–1
Granny wants to return to the hills to find Elly May a husband.
226 2 "The Hills of Home" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 1, 1969 (1969-10-01) 8–2
The Clampetts travel to the hills and meet up with nemesis Elverna Bradshaw, who makes a bet with Granny that her daughter will be married before Elly May.
227 3 "Silver Dollar City Fair" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 8, 1969 (1969-10-08) 8–3
Granny goes to great lengths to get Elly a husband.
228 4 "Jane Finds Elly a Man" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 15, 1969 (1969-10-15) 8–4
Miss Jane discovers a prospective husband for Elly May while birdwatching.
229 5 "Wedding Plans" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 22, 1969 (1969-10-22) 8–5
Granny plans Elly May's wedding with her "fiance", and misunderstands his proposition.
230 6 "Jed Buys Central Park" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 29, 1969 (1969-10-29) 8–6
A grimy con man (Phil Silvers) tricks the Clampetts into buying Central Park.
231 7 "The Clampetts in New York" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 5, 1969 (1969-11-05) 8–7
The family sees all the sights of New York, and attempts to set up a cabin in Central Park.
232 8 "Manhattan Hillbillies" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 12, 1969 (1969-11-12) 8–8
Granny has fun with a black Irish police officer (Sammy Davis, Jr.) while they are visiting in New York.
233 9 "Home Again" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 19, 1969 (1969-11-19) 8–9
Elly falls for a handsome veterinarian when the Clampetts finally return from their long vacation.
234 10 "Shorty Kellems Moves West" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 26, 1969 (1969-11-26) 8–10
Shorty Kellems from back home comes out to Beverly Hills to live large with his two hundred dollars.
235 11 "Midnight Shorty" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 3, 1969 (1969-12-03) 8–11
Mr. Drysdale tries to get Shorty's "fortune" out of him by installing a casino in the Clampett's back yard.
236 12 "Shorty Go Home" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 10, 1969 (1969-12-10) 8–12
Granny makes Shorty do lots of chores around the house to encourage him to return to the hills.
237 13 "The Hero" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 17, 1969 (1969-12-17) 8–13
The Drysdales' nephew, a supposed Air Force hero, takes an interest in Elly May.
238 14 "Our Hero the Banker" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 24, 1969 (1969-12-24) 8–14
Drysdale's nephew starts working at the bank, but causes more trouble than he is worth.
239 15 "Buzz Bodine, Boy General" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 31, 1969 (1969-12-31) 8–15
Upon returning to Hooterville, Jed invests in an airplane with one Mr. "Howard Hewes".
240 16 "The Clampett-Hewes Empire" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 7, 1970 (1970-01-07) 8–16
Mr. Drysdale is greatly disappointed when he discovers Jed has gone into business with a plain farmer named "Howard Hewes", rather than the reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes.
241 17 "What Happened to Shorty?" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 14, 1970 (1970-01-14) 8–17
After returning to Beverly Hills, the Clampetts discover that Shorty has been hiding on their property for a month, afraid to go back home.
242 18 "Marry Me, Shorty" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 21, 1970 (1970-01-21) 8–18
Granny gets her rival Elverna Bradshaw to come out to California to marry Shorty.
243 19 "Shorty Spits the Hook" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 28, 1970 (1970-01-28) 8–19
In a last-ditch desperation attempt to avoid marrying Elverna, Shorty pretends to be addicted to gambling.
244 20 "Three-Day Reprieve" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 4, 1970 (1970-02-04) 8–20
Shorty locks himself with some secretaries from the bank to avoid being forced to marry Elverna.
245 21 "The Wedding" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 11, 1970 (1970-02-11) 8–21
Shorty is more desperate than ever to get out of his engagement to Elverna.
246 22 "Annul That Marriage" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 18, 1970 (1970-02-18) 8–22
Shorty's marriage to Drysdale's secretary turns out to be only a temporary respite from Elverna.
247 23 "Hotel for Women" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 25, 1970 (1970-02-25) 8–23
Shorty turns the Clampett mansion into a hotel for only women.
248 24 "Simon Legree Drysdale" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 4, 1970 (1970-03-04) 8–24
The hotel for women is filled with women doing chores, leading some to think Mr. Drysdale is running a slave plantation.
249 25 "Honest John Returns" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 11, 1970 (1970-03-11) 8–25
Con man Honest John has an investment for the Clampetts, a giant fan to blow all the smog out of Los Angeles.
250 26 "Honesty is the Best Policy" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 18, 1970 (1970-03-18) 8–26
Honest John teams up with his wife to defraud the Clampetts of their millions.

Season 9: 1970/71[edit]

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251 1 "The Pollution Solution" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson September 15, 1970 (1970-09-15) 9–1
The Clampetts travel to Washington DC to give their fortune to the President to fight the smog problem. (This is the first time an "edited" version of the opening credits, without the ballad, is aired). Jethro converts the truck to steam (evidently either wood-fired or coal-fired, producing thick clouds of smoke), then converts it to electricity (requiring a very, very long extension cord). A young (early thirties) Rich Little impersonates President Nixon.
252 2 "The Clampetts in Washington" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson September 22, 1970 (1970-09-22) 9–2
The con artists follow the Clampetts to Washington, and sell them the White House.
253 3 "Jed Buys the Capitol" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson September 29, 1970 (1970-09-29) 9–3
Jed gets swindled into buying the Capitol Building and the Clampetts are taken to a psych ward for evaluation.
254 4 "Mark Templeton Arrives" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 6, 1970 (1970-10-06) 9–4
Mark Templeton, a Navy frogman, arrives to court Elly May, but Granny misunderstands his profession and thinks he is half-human, half-frog.
255 5 "Don't Marry a Frogman" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 13, 1970 (1970-10-13) 9–5
Granny puts her medical knowledge to work trying to figure out a cure for being half-frog.
256 6 "Doctor, Cure My Frog" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson October 27, 1970 (1970-10-27) 9–6
Granny is alarmed that Elly May and Jethro want to be frogmen like Mark.
257 7 "Do You Elly Take This Frog?" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 10, 1970 (1970-11-10) 9–7
Granny is desperate to keep Elly May from going into the water with Mark, believing she too will turn into a frog.
258 8 "The Frog Family" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 17, 1970 (1970-11-17) 9–8
To add to Granny's distress, Jed decides he too would like to be a frogman.
259 9 "Farm in the Ocean" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson November 24, 1970 (1970-11-24) 9–9
Mr. Drysdale and Granny team up to run the frogman away from Elly May
260 10 "Shorty to the Rescue" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 1, 1970 (1970-12-01) 9–10
Shorty Kellems returns to help Granny with her frogman problem.
261 11 "Welcome to the Family" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 8, 1970 (1970-12-08) 9–11
Granny's latest idea is to get Mark uninterested in Elly May by having the girl cook for him.
262 12 "The Great Revelation" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson December 15, 1970 (1970-12-15) 9–12
Granny finally grasps that Mark is not half-frog, and wants him to date Elly May, but Mr. Drysdale makes the Clampetts believe that the Navy needs Mark due to an imminent invasion of grunion.
263 13 "The Grunion Invasion" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 5, 1971 (1971-01-05) 9–13
The Clampetts decide to defend their country against the invaders from the island of Grun, so they head to the beach.
264 14 "The Girls From Grun" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 12, 1971 (1971-01-12) 9–14
The bank's secretaries form a union called GRUN, leading the Clampetts to believe that the grunions are solely female.
265 15 "The Grun Incident" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 19, 1971 (1971-01-19) 9–15
Granny and Elly May are sympathetic to the secretaries' plight.
266 16 "Women's Lib" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson January 26, 1971 (1971-01-26) 9–16
Elly May and Granny join the women's liberation movement, leaving Jethro and Jed to fend for themselves.
267 17 "The Teahouse of Jed Clampett" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 2, 1971 (1971-02-02) 9–17
A group of Japanese girls arrive at the mansion to help with the housework.
268 18 "The Palace of Clampett San" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 9, 1971 (1971-02-09) 9–18
The girls want to teach Jed, Jethro, and Mr. Drysdale a lesson because of their luxurious lifestyle at the mansion.
269 19 "Lib and Let Lib" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 16, 1971 (1971-02-16) 9–19
The Clampetts have a hard time adjusting to life back together in the mansion.
270 20 "Elly, the Working Girl" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson February 23, 1971 (1971-02-23) 9–20
Elly May gets a job at the bank as a secretary.
271 21 "Elly, the Secretary" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 2, 1971 (1971-03-02) 9–21
A girl from back home arrives to try her hand at the movies, but Jethro fears she wants to marry him.
272 22 "Love Finds Jane Hathaway" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 9, 1971 (1971-03-09) 9–22
A man pretends to be an Audubon so he can use Miss Jane to get to Elly May.
273 23 "The Clampetts Meet Robert Audubon Getty" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 16, 1971 (1971-03-16) 9–23
Audubon pretends to be a Getty when meeting Mr. Drysdale and a Crockett when meeting the Clampetts.
274 24 "Jethro Returns" Bob Leeds Paul Henning & Dick Wesson March 23, 1971 (1971-03-23) 9–24
The elaborate fraud is unravelled as everybody learns that "Audubon" is just a starving actor.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brooks, Tim & Marsh, Earle (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows (9th ed.). New York: Ballantine. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "The Beverly Hillbillies Episodes". TV Guide. New York City: CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 15, 2014.