Buster at the Bat: This episode is a parody of the famous "Casey at the Bat" poem with a twist ending. Buster makes a home run at the end of the game.
Buster's New Bike: Buster decides to buy a new bike, but he gets taken by Bicycle Bob, who is nothing more than a big thief.
Acme Acres' Summer Olympics: It's the annual Acme Acres Olympics, which begins when Hamton lights the ceremonial torch. From there, the characters compete in various events, and Calamity Coyote tries to capture Little Beeper in each event.moreless
Malloy and Reed are stunned to discover that the driver who led them on a high speed chase is the son of Sgt. MacDonald, and Malloy takes it upon himself to help his boss figure out why the young man is acting out. In the meantime, they investigate a possible burglary in progress at an apartment building, mediate a dispute at a park over an elderly woman feeding ducks, respond to a call of two armed men fighting over a woman, and deal with a wino who is attempting to direct traffic at a busy intersection.moreless
Oliver takes a night course in organic farming at the state college while Lisa studies psychology. After just three classes, everyone in Hooterville is running to "Doctor Lisa" to analyze their problems and give advice. Despite all of Oliver's bellyaching about her not being a doctor, she's soon "saved the life" of Hank Kimball, Sam Drucker, Arnold the Pig, and a quacking goat with an identity problem. Exasperated, Oliver has to make an appointment just to see his own wife.moreless
Oliver's temporary fix on his dry-rotted front porch proves pointless when Kimball removes the new board and promptly falls through. After Lisa moves the injured patient their bedroom to recuperate, he blows non-stop on his kazoo whenever he wants something. Ralph Monroe shows up wearing in a nurse's uniform from a theater production to care for her "Hankie" and throw herself at him while he can't run away. Self-appointed "attorney" Haney tries to soak Oliver with a $50,000 lawsuit just before local farmers bring their livestock into the bedroom for Kimball's animal clinic. Oliver finally storms out in search of a saloon.moreless
The governor declares the state bankrupt, shuts down most services, and raises taxes by 52%. Hothead Oliver demands the locals protest and, after hearing Lisa's story of how her father the king responded to a tax increase, secedes from the union. They blow up the bridge out of town and anoint Mr. Douglas as King Oliver I. Now in a panic, Governor Carstairs puts on his waders and comes to Hooterville for a summit with his royal highness.moreless
Hooterville plans an elaborate celebration for the son of war hero Drobny who just arrived at the Douglas farm. Lisa claims Drobny's father delivered secret messages to General de Gaulle while she was in the Hungarian underground during WWII. As usual, the locals ignore Oliver's attempts to tell them that their guest of honor is literally a duck sent by Lisa's weird Uncle Janos.moreless
Oliver's happy to let a paint company put a fresh coat on the house as an advertising stunt. But to everyone's surprise, the wood is so porous, it sucks up the paint as quickly as it's applied. The wood literally makes a sucking sound as the paint disappears. Haney shows Oliver how to close the house's pores, but that causes it to make an even worse sound. In the kitchen, Lisa is taking three weeks to practice cooking spaghetti and meatballs for Oliver's birthday.moreless
Eb is sent packing when Darlene's dad learns he proposed to is daughter with a watch fob he won in a bowling tournament rather than a ring. Lisa gives Eb the $2000 ring Oliver used to get engaged to her and everyone is happy--until the old man has it appraised. The cheapo ring only makes Mr. Wheeler madder. Since the old man cares more about money than love, Lisa has a chat with the old man that makes him see the light.moreless
While Oliver refuses take Lisa to New York for a big party, Eb begins hanging around with his new invisible friend, Charlie. Lisa joins in and fabricates Natasha, and Oliver invents a nonexistent buddy just to make fun of the other two. Eventually, Oliver thinks Eb may have flipped and needs a psychiatrist. Conveniently, Lisa knows a good one in New York.moreless
An embezzler hiding out in Pixley is an Oliver Douglas look-alike. When Eb spots the crook kissing his wife, he accuses Oliver of cheating on "Mom". Haney also see the two together and tries to blackmail Oliver into buying a hideous painting by "famous" artist Pablum Picarasso. When the cops show up, Oliver's the first one who's arrested. With both the real and fake Oliver in custody, Lisa si given the tasks of identifying who is who.moreless
Oliver and Lisa give Eb and his future bride two acres to build a house on. Eb, however, has only saved $538 for the task. He comes up with several schemes to raise a down payment for a bank loan; he rents out the Douglas' farm as a trailer park, a trash dump, and a bed and breakfast. Oliver hits the roof, but he was irritated to start with. He'd endured dinner with Eb's future in-laws, the Wheelers, who kept accusing him of being a lush.moreless
Oliver actually has a good apple crop, but the valley has no pickers. He suggests the farmers take turns picking each other's crops, but by the time they get to his, they're tired and injured. Adding to Oliver's troubles is Lisa's non-stop pestering for driving lessons. When she does get behind the wheel, she plows their vehicle into a sheriff's car. She doesn't have a license and Oliver's has expired.moreless
Mayorial candidate Oliver Douglas faces an opponent when the Hooterville women nominate Lisa to run. While the men plot to improve Oliver's stuffy image, Ralph Monroe wages a campaign of dirty tricks against him that includes hotscake batter in his hat and a water hose in the face.Oliver and Lisa's marriage begins to suffer, resulting in Ralph Monroecampagning as Lady Godiva.moreless