The Beverly Hillbillies

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Season 9, Ep 11, Aired 12/8/70
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  • Episode Description
  • Granny still believes Mark can turn people into water critters and turned Shorty into a seal. She gets the frogman to “turn” him back and continues to try to break up Elly May and Mark up, by having Elly cook for Mark. Meanwhile, Drysdale tries to keep Jed from withdrawing his money from the bank for oceanography research, this time dressing up as Napoleon.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Donna Douglas

    Elly May Clampett

  • Buddy Ebsen

    Jed Clampett

  • Nancy Kulp

    Jane Hathaway

  • Irene Ryan

    Daisy Moses "Granny"

  • Raymond Bailey

    Milburn Drysdale

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • (Shorty is knocking on doors, looking for Elizabeth) Shorty: How’s it going in there? You ready for a swim, gorgeous? (Granny opens the door and comes out) Granny: No I ain’t! Shorty: I’m sorry Granny. I knocked on the wrong door. Granny: You sure did! You ain’t getting’ me in that cement pond! Shorty: Granny, I thought you was my date. Granny: I wouldn’t date you if you was the last man on earth!

    • (Granny tells Mark Elly will make him dinner, with many donuts) Mark: Sounds like I’ll be in heaven tonight. Granny: Oh, we won’t let cha eat that many.

    • Jethro: I’m beggin’ ya Granny, please don’t go! Granny: Ah, bless you boy. I didn’t think nobody would care. Jethro: I care! If you go, I’ll die! Granny: No you won’t. Jethro: Oh yes I will! I’ll hafta eat Elly’s cooking!

    • (Drysdale tells Elizabeth his plan, after just telling her and Miss Jane how he nearly died and his life of lying and cheating flashed before his eyes) Elizabeth: But I, I thought you had changed. Drysdale: What gave you that idea? Elizabeth: Well, you said your whole life flashed before you. Drysdale: It did. I loved it!

    • (Jane tells Jed that she is alright and that the idea of withdrawing his money did not upset her as Drysdale said) Jane: That straight jacket was Mr. Drysdale’s invention. Jed: Oh, he’s a clever fella. That fit ya real good. Jane: Oh, he’s clever alright. He’s my number one nemesis. Jed: Well, I’m glad to hear he’s your friend.

    Notes (1)

    • This is Shug Fisher's last episode on the series.

    Trivia (1)

    • This is the first, and only, episode where we see the basketball hoop near the pool that Jethro was playing basketball with.

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