There were a few times when Ellie Mae was forced to wear a dress but she always moaned that she felt like a "girl" when she'd rather be outside rasslin' with critters.
The writing (from the first few years, at least) is so underrated. Hilarious literary and cultural references. And the show was perfectly cast.
Sacrilege! Talk like that will get you waterboarded in the cement pond OP!
I thought Max Baer Jr. was very hot!
I always looked forward to episodes that featured the cee-ment pond because Jethro might appear in swimming trunks, but he rarely did.
I don't think Max was into that kind of exploitation.
OP is from Arkansas.
**THIS** is why I love TBH!!
I am laughing like a hyena!
And Oldsmobile made the Clampett's truck.
How about that?
Oldsmobile in its early years made trucks in addition to passenger cars.
The "Glory Swanson" episode where they thought Gloria was broke was hysterical.
I know it was scripted but it was very sweet scene at the end of the Gloria Swanson episode when she met her public at Bug Tussle.
"Miss Swanson, you're the biggest thing to ever happen to Bug Tussle."
"Well, Bug Tussle is the nicest thing to ever happen to me."
Paul Henning, the producer and head writer of The Beverly Hillbillies (and Petticoat Junction!) was also the genius behind the Burns and Allen TV series.