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Episode Titles & Descriptions

1st Season

1-Dear Minerva
Kate becomes an anonymous celebrity when she writes a lovelorn column for the local paper.
2-The Baffling Raffle
Uncle Joe runs into trouble while trying to recover his winning raffle ticket from Kate, who is serving on a jury.
3-The Dog Turns Playboy
The Shady Rest pooch becomes wealthy when a lawyer appears at the hotel and announces that the dog has inherited $200.
4-The Good Luck Ring
Bobbie Jo counts on a "good luck" ring to help her win a spelling contest.
5-Joe Carson, General Contractor
Uncle Joe pretends he is a general contractor so he can make a few dollars handling the renovation of the Green Acres farmhouse.
6-Bobbie Jo's Sorority
Bobbie Jo must accomplish a seemingly impossible feat in order to qualify for membership in Hooterville High School's only sorority.
7-A Doctor in the House
The Shady Rest hotel acquires a house physician, much to the distress of proprietor Kate.
8-Hooterville A-Go-Go
Kate's daughters clamor for her to invite rock 'n roll star King Ring-a-Ding to perform at a benefit show.
9-Hooterville Hurricane
Uncle Joe becomes a fight promoter when he meets up with a young local plumber with the size and strength of a gorilla.
10-Betty Jo Goes to New York
A week in New York City transforms Betty Jo from a country girl into a svelte sophisticate.
11-Bedloe's Successor
Homer Bedloe, arch-enemy of the Hooterville Cannonball, returns to Hooterville Valley in abject disgrace and poverty.
12-The Crowded Wedding Ring
One of Kate's old flames pays a visit, but his efforts to rekindle their romance are thwarted by his dominating sister.
13-Uncle Joe Plays Post Office
Uncle Joe becomes the new postmaster of Hooterville and moves the post office to the Shady Rest hotel.
14-What's a Trajectory?
The Shady Rest hotel is visited by a mysterious and affluent guest, whom Uncle Joe deduces is a bank robber.
15-The Butler Did It
Bobbie Jo enters a contest sponsored by Gibney's Old English Tomato Sauce and wins first prize--an English butler.
16-Better Never Than Late
Kate battles rural postmasters to recover an ill-advised letter from the mails.
17-Betty Jo Catches the Bouquet
Tomboy Betty Jo goes looking for a husband on the premise that fate has singled her out to become the next bride in the community.
18-Billie Jo's Independence Day
Billie Jo moves out from under her mother's roof and discovers that independence has its drawbacks.
19-Yogurt, Anyone?
High-schooler Betty Jo poses as a college coed to gain the interest of a handsome college boy.
20-Only Boy in the Class
Bobbie Jo takes pity on the only boy in her home economics class and induces her mother to help him win a passing grade.
21-The County Fair
All the Bradleys expect to be big winners in the contests they enter at the county fair--until Uncle Joe gives them a hand.
22-Jury at the Shady Rest
Gluttonous jurors, lodged at the Shady Rest hotel, refuse to reach a verdict because they like Kate's food so much.
23-The Invisible Mr. Dobble
Kate believes she has lost her mind when she finds that one of her guests at the Shady Rest hotel is invisible.
24-It's Not the Principle, It's the Money
Kate tries to refurbish the Shady Rest hotel to attract conventions, while Uncle Joe plans to make it a shambles to reduce taxes.
25-War of the Hotels
Kate fights a no-holds-barred "hotel war" with Murdock Sneep, unscrupulous operator of the rival Pixley Hotel.
26-The Windfall
On an excursion to Pixley (ostensibly to look for a job), Uncle Joe stumbles on a fortune in buried money.
27-Second Honeymoon
Uncle Joe's solicitude threatens the 10-year marriage of a couple who have returned to the Shady Rest for a second honeymoon.
28-Kate Sells the Hotel
Convinced that her daughters would like to move to New York, Kate clinches a deal to sell the Shady Rest hotel.
29-Kate Bradley, Peacemaker
Kate acts as peacemaker when a feud between Floyd and Charley threatens to end the operation of the Hooterville Cannonball.
30-Whatever Happened to Betty Jo?
Betty Jo fails to return home from school on time, and her alarmed mother concludes she has run away to get married.
31-The Young Matchmakers
Widow Kate's three daughters organize a lonely hearts club to find eligible bachelors for her.
32-Every Bachelor Should Have a Family
Kate and her bickering family stage a display of harmony to impress a long-time bachelor who is considering marriage.
33-Hooterville Valley Project
Homer Bedloe, the villainous railroad official and perennial foe of Kate's, plans a dam that will flood the hotel. In a hilarious dream sequence, Kate dreams that she is still running the hotel, underwater, with scuba divers checking in and Dog swimming through
34-Betty Jo's Bike
The Shady Rest hotel becomes a giant nursery when Betty Jo's baby-sitting business falls into the lap of her mother, Kate.

Season 2

35-Young Love
Uncle Joe starts a Free Wedding and Honeymoon Contest to promote business for the Shady Rest hotel.
36-Birdman of Shady Rest
A young crop-dusting pilot makes a crash landing near the Shady Rest hotel--and an equally hard impact on Kate's daughters.
37-Hooterville, You're All Heart
Steve Elliott is about to lose his crop-dusting plane unless he can get up an overdue payment.
38-The All-Night Party
Kate forbids Bobbie Jo to join her junior-college chums for an all-night outing on the town.
39-Cannonball, Inc.
Hooterville residents, taking over operation of the Cannonball, demand so many changes that the train's crew decides to quit.
40-He Loves Us, He Loves Us Not
Steve Elliott gets in a jam when the Bradley sisters decide he is fair game for marriage.
41-Kate Grounds Selma Plout
Kate tangles with Selma Plout when Selma tries to lure pilot Steve Elliott into marriage with her daughter.
42-Shoplifter at the Shady Rest
The Shady Rest hotel becomes a temporary jail when the sheriff closes the county prison and goes on vacation.
43-The Almost Annual Charity Show
Kate loses her regular post as producer of Hooterville's almost-annual charity show to her conniving arch-enemy, Selma Plout.
44-How Bugged Was My Valley?
Hooterville is thrown into chaos when Uncle Joe tries to scare up some crop-dusting business for Steve Elliott.
45-Twenty-Five Years Too Late
The presence of a competitor for Kate's hand motivates storekeeper Sam Drucker to confess his long-standing secret passion for her.
46-The Runt Strikes Back
Betty Jo dumbfounds her disdainful elder sisters by landing a date for a dance with two handsome men.
47-Is There a Doctor in the Valley?
Homer Bedloe tries to stop the Cannonball when he finds that the train's schedule has been altered for medical purposes.
48-The Santa Claus Special
Scrooge-like Homer Bedloe derails Kate's plan for Christmas Eve caroling and gift distributing aboard the Hooterville Cannonball.
49-My Daughter, the Secretary
Kate's perennial foe Selma Plout schemes to cheat Kate's daughter, Billie Jo, out of a weekend in "Excitement City."
50-The Rise and Fall of a Tycoon
The Cannonball service creaks to a halt when Uncle Joe becomes general manager of the Hooterville Railroad.
51-Girls! Girls! Girls!
Jealousy permeates the Shady Rest hotel when the Bradley girls invite each other's boyfriends to the Turnabout Dance.
52-His Highness, the Dog
The Shady Rest hotel is beset by dog problems when Uncle Joe tries to make a quick buck as a dog-sitter.
53-Temperance, Temperance
Kate sells the virtues of human kindness to a touring temperance lecturer who is neglecting his small son.
54-A Star Is Born
Residents of the Shady Rest hotel are thrown into turmoil when a talent contest is held in Hooterville.
55-Don't Call Us
Billie Jo lands her first professional singing engagement, one night at the Flamingo Room in the Springdale Hotel.
56-That's Max...??
Billie Jo is stunned when Steve Elliott all but announces that he is about to marry a former girlfriend.
57-Hey, Look Me Over
Billie Jo becomes jealous of her sweetheart, aviator Steve Elliott, and her youngest sister, Betty Jo.
58-The Fishing Derby
To boost business at the Shady Rest, Uncle Joe and Sam Drucker promote a fishing contest--but delay paying for the prize merchandise.
59-Kate's Big Deal
Kate's daughters are first for, then against, their mother's plan to sell the Shady Rest hotel.
60-Author! Author!
Kate becomes worried when Bobbie Jo begins associating with a strange group of friends after winning a poetry award.
61-Kate's Cousin Mae
The arrival of Kate's Cousin Mae brings both romance and dissension to Hooterville.
62-That Was the Night That Was
Kate's Shady Rest hotel is patronized by a guest who gives every indication of being from outer space.
63-The Eternal Rectangle
Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo compete for the favor of Steve Elliott, heretofore the boyfriend of their sister, Billie Jo.
64-Steve's Ol' Buddy
The arrival of an old Air Force buddy endangers Steve Elliott's status with the Bradley sisters.
65-A House Divided
It's the males vs. the females when an increase in population requires the election of a new county supervisor.
66-Go Away, Fat
The Shady Rest hotel becomes a "diet farm" when Cousin Mae brings in an overweight girl and starts a weight reduction program.

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