Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
(Elly says that she’d love to see the bottom of the ocean) Granny: Honey, you don’t know what you’re saying. You gotta be a nut to want to go down there! Jethro: I wanna go. Granny: See what I mean?
Drysdale: I’m on your side. Granny: Good. That makes three of us. Drysdale: And we’ll win! Who’s the third one? Granny: Jethro. Drysdale: Maybe we’ll win anyway.
(Jed tells Jethro the bone he is talking about is for Duke, not to Jethro’s preference) Jed: Well, take Duke around back, and you can share the bone with him Jethro: You don’t expect me to gnaw on the same bone with this old hound dog, do ya? That’s what cha call unsanitary! Elly: He’s right Pa. Duke might catch somethin’.
Since the first few episodes, Jethro has been trying to teach Duke to fetch a stick, but Duke never did, which upset Jethro. Jed tells him it was because he liked it when Jethro did it, but he never believed him. In this episode, Jethro gets his proof, for Duke carries the stick, expecting Jethro to entertain him some more. And this was the last episode he tried it in.