CTVA US Comedy - "Petticoat Junction" (Filmways/CBS) Season 1 (1963-64)

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Starring Bea Benaderet & Edgar Buchanan
Season 1 (CBS) (1963-64)
(b-w)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############ Petticoat Junction ##############
############# season 1 1963-64 ###############
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38 episodes black-and-white
CBS  Tuesdays 9:00-9:30pm ET

Associate Producer: Guy Scarpitta
starring
Bea Benaderet as Kate Bradley / Edgar Buchanan as Joseph P. "Uncle Joe" Carson
Jeannine Riley as Billie Jo Bradley/ Pat Woodell as Bobbie Jo Bradley/ Linda Kaye as Betty Jo Bradley
Smiley Burnette as Charlie Pratt / Rufe Davis as Floyd Smoot

1.01 [--] Petticoat Junction: SPUR LINE TO SHADY REST (bw) [SC]
24Sept63 CBS Tue
Directed By Richard Whorf
Written By Paul Henning
Guest Cast:
Charles Lane............as Homer Bedloe
Roy Roberts............as Norman Curtis
Eddie Quillian............as Dick
John Ashley............as Fred
Don Washbrook............as Herby Bates
Synopsis:
Homer Bedloe tries to scrap the forsaken Hooterville Cannonball (an 1890's locomotive still running).

1.02 [--] Petticoat Junction: QUICK, HIDE THE RAILROAD (bw)
1Oct63
The Cannonball is headed for the last roundhouse, and Kate decides that the only
way to save it from the scrapheap is to hide the ancient engine-all seven and a half tons of it.

1.03 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE PRESIDENT WHO CAME TO DINNER (bw)
8Oct63
C.&F.W. President Norman P. Curtis can't get Homer Bedloe to
scrap the Cannonball so he decides to do it himself.

1.04 [--] Petticoat Junction: IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE ROUNDHOUSE? (bw) [verified on film]
15-Oct-1963 CBS Tue
Director of Photography: Harry Wolf, A.S.C.
Guest Cast:
Douglass Dumbrille .... Dave La Salle
Addison Richards ...... Frank Newton
Charles Meredith ...... George Prentice
Cherio Meredith ....... Nettie
Mary Young ............ Lydia
and:
Roy Roberts ........... Norman Curtis
Synopsis:
Norman Curtis accidentally breaks the throttle of the Cannonball-and folks can't get to Kate's annual "Shady Rest Jamboree".

1.05 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE COURTSHIP OF FLOYD SMOOT (bw)
22Oct63
Floyd has been jilted by his mail-order sweetheart, so Kate pretends to fall in love with him in order to restore his confidence.

1.06 [--] Petticoat Junction: PLEASE BUY MY VIOLETS (bw)
29Oct63

Petticoat Junction - Please Buy My Violets (1/3)  -  (2/3)  -  (3/3)

Uncle Joe decides to go into the Cologne business. The only problem, the cologne makes everyone shutter at the smell.

1.07 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE RINGER (bw)
5Nov63
Betty Jo enters the annual "Shady Rest Horseshoe Tournament" against Pikley Fats and becomes the first female in the Tournaments history.

1.08 [--] Petticoat Junction: KATE'S RECIPE FOR HOT RHUBARB (bw)
12Nov63

Petticoat Junction - Kate's Recipe for Hot Rhubarb 1/4  -  2/4  -  3/4  -  4/4
Kate is determined to get the good-looking Bobbie Jo to go out on a date.

 1.09 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE LITTLE TRAIN ROBBERY (bw) [SC]
19Nov63 CBS Tue
Directed By Sherman Marks
Written By Ed James and Seaman Jacobs
Guest Cast:
John Wilder............as Arthur Gilroy
Jimmy Hawkins............as Lowell Rightmeyer
Norman Leavitt............as Fred Thompson
Synopsis:
A couple of respectable-looking young cooks plan to rob the Cannonball of its bank shipment.

1.10 [--] Petticoat Junction: BEDLOE STRIKES AGAIN (bw)
26Nov63
John Hoyt .... John Fisher
Homer Bedloe returns to the "Shady Rest" for another try at scrapping the Cannonball.

1.11 [--] Petticoat Junction: UNCLE JOE'S REPLACEMENT (bw)
Uncle Joe believes he is being "put out to pasture" when Kate
gives the general store clerk, Herbie Bates, a job as assistant general manager of the "Shady Rest".

1.12 [--] Petticoat Junction: HONEYMOON HOTEL (bw)
10Dec63
Uncle Joe decides to become a justice-of-the peace and turn the "Shady Rest" into a honeymoon haven.

1.13 [--] Petticoat Junction: A NIGHT AT HOOTERVILLE HILTON (bw)
17Dec63
Elvia Allman .... Mrs. Stroud
Shug Fisher .... Salesman
A newspaper columnist visits the "Shady Rest" to experience the luxuries that Uncle Joe has grossly misrepresented in the hotel's brochure.

1.14 [--] Petticoat Junction: CANNONBALL CHRISTMAS (bw)
24Dec63

Petticoat Junction - Cannonball Christmas Part 1 of 3  -  Part 2 of 3  -  Part 3 of 3
Homer Bedloe plans to stop the Cannonball from making its traditional Christmas caroling tour.

1.15 [--] Petticoat Junction: HERBY GETS DRAFTED (bw)
31Dec63
Herby Bates, who is sweet on Billie Jo, won't be seeing to much more of her, having just been drafted.

1.16 [--] Petticoat Junction: BOBBIE JO AND THE BEATNIK (bw)
7Jan64

Petticoat Junction - Bobbie Jo and the Beatnik 1/5 (1964)  -  2/5  -  3/5  -  4/5  -  5/5
Dennis Hopper .... Alan Landman
Betty Jo is entranced with poet Alan Landman, a visiting beatnik who is passing through Hooterville.

1.17 [--] Petticoat Junction: MY DAUGHTER, THE DOCTOR (bw)
14Jan64
Adam West .... Dr. Clayton Harris
Billie Jo receives a $500 insurance endowment, which her father set aside for his
 first-born to become a doctor, but she wants to go to Hollywood to become an actress.

1.18 [--] Petticoat Junction: HOOTERVILLE vs HOLLYWOOD (bw) [verified on film]
21-Jan-1964 CBS Tue
Director of Photography: Robert B. Hager
Guest Cast:
Frank Cady ............ Sam Drucker (recurring)
Don Beddoe ............ Dr. Joseph Depew
and:
Adam West ............. Dr. Clayton Harris
Synopsis:
Kate confers with Judge Drucker to see if she can legally prevent Billie Jo from going to Hollywood.

1.19 [--] Petticoat Junction: VISIT FROM A BIG STAR (bw)
28Jan64
A movie idol wants to hide away from it all at the "Shady Rest"

1.20 [--] Petticoat Junction: LAST CHANCE FARM (bw)
4Feb64

Petticoat Junction - Last Chance Farm 1/4
Uncle Joe tells two plump ladies that the "Shady Rest" is a
reducing farm, where their loss is the management's gain.

1.21 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE VERY OLD ANTIQUE (bw)
11Feb64
Everett Sloane .... Philip Waterhouse
Homer Bedloe returns to Hooterville with a retired railroad tycoon who's interested in buying the Cannonball.

1.22 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE ART GAME (bw)
18Feb64
Lyle Talbot .... Mr. Cheever
An art dealer buys one of Uncle Joe's paintings for its valuable frame, but Uncle Joe thinks he's on the road to fantastic artistic success.

1.23 [--] Petticoat Junction: BETTY JO'S FIRST LOVE (bw)
25Feb64
Betty Jo has her first crush-but the object of her attention is more interested in tinkering with his cars than he is with romance.

1.24 [--] Petticoat Junction: BEHIND ALL SILVER, THERE'S A CLOUD LINING (bw)
3Mar64
Glenn Strange .... Hawley
Uncle Joe tries to bring more guests to the Shady Rest-and gets his drainage ditch bug for free-by spreading rumors about a silver strike in the area.

1.25 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE TALENT CONTEST (bw)
10Mar64
Uncle Joe is promoting a talent contest, and he tries to make sure that one of his three nieces wins.

1.26 [--] Petticoat Junction: KATE AND THE MANPOWER PROBLEM (bw)
17Mar64
An old school chum thinks it's time Kate was married again, so she tells the girls to round up some prospects.

1.27 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE LADYBUGS (bw)
24Mar64
Sheila James Kuehl .... Sally Ragsdale
Uncle Jo decides to cash in on "Beatlemania" by casting his nieces and Sheriff Ragsdale's daughter in a musical group called "The Ladybugs."

1.28 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE HOOTERVILLE FLIVVERBALL (bw)
31Mar64
Uncle Joe decides to bankrupt the Cannonball by starting his own railroad, powered by Orville Migg's flivver.

1.29 [--] Petticoat Junction: KATE THE STOCKHOLDER (bw)
7Apr64
In another attempt to do away with the Cannonball, Homer Bedloe embarks on a program of harassment to force Charley and Floyd to quit.

1.30 [--] Petticoat Junction: KATE AND THE DOWAGER (bw)
14Apr64
Socialite Clara Watkins is an important guest at the Shady Rest, since unless she recommends the place to her friends, the bank won't lend Kate anymore money.

1.31 [--] Petticoat Junction: CHARLIE ABANDONS THE CANNONBALL (bw)
21Apr64
Everyone seems too busy to spend any time with Charley, so he decides to quit his job as engineer of the Cannonball.

1.32 [--] Petticoat Junction: DOG DAYS AT SHADY REST (bw)
28Apr64
Railroad President Norman Curtis thinks his household's pet basset hound needs a change of scenery, so he sends his dog off to the Shady Rest.

1.33 [--] Petticoat Junction: A MILLIONAIRE FOR KATE (bw)
5May64
Hayden Rorke .... H.J. Grant
Kate is visited by an old schoolmate who's now a millionaire, but Uncle Joe has him pegged as a con artist.

1.34 [--] Petticoat Junction: BEDLOE AND SON (bw)
12May64
Steve Franken .... Homer Bedloe Jr.
Homer Bedloe returns to Hooterville with Homer Junior, who
is as hateful and devious as his father.

1.35 [--] Petticoat Junction: LOCAL GIRL MAKES GOOD (bw)
19May64
Elena Verdugo .... Mary Jane Hastings
Business Executive Mary Jane Hastings returns home to Hooterville and impress everyone with her administrative
ability, particularly handing of men.

1.36 [--] Petticoat Junction: CAVE WOMAN (bw)
26May64
"The Shady Rest" would stand a better chance of being selected as the site of a big convention if Kate was around, but she's
trapped in a cave-in.

1.37 [--] Petticoat Junction: KATE FLAT ON HER BACK (bw)
2Jun64
Kate is still trying to get "The Shady Rest" chosen as the site for the convention, but a sprained ankle has incapacitated
her, and the job of cornering the convention is left to Joe and the daughters.

1.38 [--] Petticoat Junction: THE GENGHIS KEANE STORY (bw)
9Jun64
Ken Osmond .... Harold Boggs
Barbara Pepper .... Ruth Ziffel
Lurene Tuttle .... Adelaide Keane
When Adelaide "Genghis" Keane return from Europe. Kate is surprised to find that the elderly schoolteacher is no longer
the tyrannical disciplinarian she used to be.

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