Classic Shows

A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.

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The Clampetts Strike Oil (26 Sep 1962)

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.

Getting Settled (03 Oct 1962)

The rough-hewn Clampetts are mistaken for servants as they try to adapt to their new environment.

Meanwhile Back At The Cabin (10 Oct 1962)

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.

The Clampetts Meet Mrs Drysdale (17 Oct 1962)

Mr. Drysdale tries furiously to make the Clampetts more acceptable to his socially-conscious wife.

Jed Buys Stock (24 Oct 1962)

Upon Mr. Drysdale's advice to buy good stock, Jed purchases cows, pigs, and chickens to raise.

Trick or Treat (31 Oct 1962)

The homesick Clampetts decide to go door-to-door meeting their Beverly Hills neighbors, not knowing it is Halloween.

The Servants (07 Nov 1962)

Yet another Drysdale attempt to "reform" the Clampetts goes awry when he tries to loan his servants to the hard-working family.

Jethro Goes to School (14 Nov 1962)

The headmistress (Eleanor Audley) of an exclusive private school for boys is astonished to find the teenaged Jethro enrolled in her fifth grade.

Elly's First Date (21 Nov 1962)

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.

Pygmalion and Elly (28 Nov 1962)

Sonny resumes his high-class courtship of Elly May, by playing Julius Caesar and Pygmalion.

Elly Races Jethrine (05 Dec 1962)

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.

The Great Feud (12 Dec 1962)

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.

Home for Christmas (19 Dec 1962)

The Clampetts return home to the hills to celebrate Christmas, where Cousin Pearl is still trying to win Mr. Brewster's hand in marriage.

No Place Like Home (26 Dec 1962)

Back in the hills, the Clampetts aid Cousin Pearl in her efforts to get hitched to Brewster.

Jed Rescues Pearl (02 Jan 1963)

Jed and Mr. Brewster contrive to end Cousin Pearl's pursuit of the oil man with his public surprise proposal.

Back to Californy (09 Jan 1963)

Upon returning to Beverly Hills, Granny and Pearl spar over who is the woman of the house.

Jed's Dilemma (16 Jan 1963)

As the Granny-Pearl feud continues, Jed tries to calm things down by taking a sightseeing tour of Beverly Hills.

Jed Saves Drysdale's Marriage (23 Jan 1963)

When his wife is away, Mr. Drysdale requests a female member of the Clampett family to perform housekeeping duties for him.

Elly's Animals (30 Jan 1963)

Many animals and even the police respond to the unique sounds from Pearl's yodeling lessons.

Jed Throws a Wingding (06 Feb 1963)

Two of Pearl's most ardent former suitors come to visit her in Beverly Hills.

Jed Plays Solomon (13 Feb 1963)

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.

Duke Steals a Wife (20 Feb 1963)

Duke, the Clampetts' bloodhound, uses his animal magnetism to draw Jed and a Frenchwoman together.

Jed Buys The Freeway (27 Feb 1963)

A conman gives Jed a bargain when he offers to sell Griffith Park, the Hollywood Bowl, and the freeway to the millionaire.

Jed Becomes a Banker (06 Mar 1963)

When a rival bank challenges him to a skeet shoot, Mr. Drysdale has no choice but to enlist the sharpshooting skills of Jed by making him a bank vice president.

The Family Tree (13 Mar 1963)

A prominent genealogist finds evidence that Jed's ancestors came to America prior to the arrival of the Mayflower.

Jed Cuts the Family Tree (20 Mar 1963)

After much excitement about the family entering the high society life, Jed lies to the genealogist to get things back to normal.

Granny's Spring Tonic (27 Mar 1963)

A fortune hunter sets her sights on Jed. Guest star: Lola Albright.

Jed Pays His Income Tax (03 Apr 1963)

Jed and Granny are suspicious of a tax collector from the IRS.

The Clampetts and the Dodgers (10 Apr 1963)

After playing golf with Jethro, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Leo Durocher wants to sign him as a pitcher.

Duke Becomes a Father (17 Apr 1963)

Duke and Jed become reacquainted with their French lady friends.

The Clampetts Entertain (24 Apr 1963)

After securing the Clampett account, Mr. Drysdale is in line for a pay raise.

The Clampetts in Court (01 May 1963)

It's a case of one man's word against another as the Clampetts are accused of reckless driving in court.

The Clampetts Get Psychoanalyzed (08 May 1963)

A psychiatrist may have bitten off more than he can chew when he starts treating Jethro.

The Psychiatrist Gets Clampetted (15 May 1963)

The psychiatrist shows great interest in Granny's home remedies for various ailments.

Elly Becomes A Secretary (22 May 1963)

Believing he needs their help, the Clampetts volunteer to work at Mr. Drysdale's bank.

Jethro's Friend (29 May 1963)

Jethro's friend Armstrong enjoys the less rigid lifestyle he encounters during a visit to the Clampett mansion.

Jed Get the Misery (25 Sep 1963)

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.

Hair-Raising Holiday (02 Oct 1963)

Granny's unlicenced medical practice draws the attention of the authorities.

Granny's Garden (09 Oct 1963)

The Clampetts decide to plow up their carefully manicured front lawn, to grow vegetables.

The Clampett Look (23 Oct 1963)

The Clampetts unwittingly become the pioneers of a fashion style that everybody who's everybody is wearing.

Jethro's First Love (30 Oct 1963)

Jethro develops feelings for an exotic dancer named Chickadee (Barbara Nichols), and brings her home to meet the folks.

Chickadee Returns (06 Nov 1963)

As marriage seemingly draws nearer, Jethro discovers a deal-breaking secret about Chickadee: she can't cook.

The Clampetts Are Overdrawn (13 Nov 1963)

An unemployed actor named J.D. Clampett benefits from a paperwork mixup at the bank, becoming $36 million richer.

The Clampetts Go Hollywood (20 Nov 1963)

Newly-discovered cousin Jake Clampett decides that the hillbillies should act more like Hollywood movie stars

Turkey Day (27 Nov 1963)

Jed and Granny want to have some turkey for Thanksgiving, but Elly May has other ideas.

The Garden Party (04 Dec 1963)

The guests at Mrs. Drysdale's garden party get a surprise when the Clampetts show up.

Elly Needs a Maw (11 Dec 1963)

Jed begins searching for a wife, who he hopes will be able to turn Elly May into a young lady.

The Clampetts Get Culture (18 Dec 1963)

Mr. Drysdale's efforts to prove to the Clampetts that Beverly Hills is really the place for them to be only makes matters worse.

Christmas At The Clampetts (25 Dec 1963)

A television, a boat, and a chimpanzee are among the many gifts Mr. Drysdale gives to the Clampetts for Christmas.

The Giant Jackrabbit (08 Jan 1964)

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

The Girl From Home (15 Jan 1963)

Some old love letters from Jethro lead a mountain man and his daughter (Muriel Landers) to Beverly Hills.

The Race for Queen (05 Feb 1964)

Elly May enters a Beverly Hills beauty pageant, but may have to face competition from Granny.