Green Acres

Season 5 Episode 20

The Confrontation

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Aired Unknown Feb 14, 1970 on CBS
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In just his first day as the School Board President, Oliver has started a grammar school protest. The kids are upset that their mascot, Arnold, has been thrown out for popping his teacher with a pea shooter. Fred asks Oliver to represent his "son" on grounds that he was discriminated against, but all Oliver can do is talk to the school's determined principal.moreless

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    Frank Ferguson

    Frank Ferguson

    Harvey Jackson

    Guest Star

    Joe Higgins

    Joe Higgins

    Sheriff

    Guest Star

    Helen Kleeb

    Helen Kleeb

    Mrs. Maxwell

    Guest Star

    Arnold the Pig

    Arnold the Pig

    Arnold Ziffel

    Recurring Role

    Hank Patterson

    Hank Patterson

    Fred Ziffel

    Recurring Role

    Tom Lester

    Tom Lester

    Eb Dawson

    Recurring Role

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    • TRIVIA (3)

      • Arnold's teacher orders him to write 100 times on the chalkboard, "I will not forget my notebook".

      • Sam Drucker is the outgoing school board president. He says he's been "schoolboarding" for 27 years.

      • Arnold's award-winning painting is titled "Nude at a Filing Station". Hanging in the principal's office is "Nude at a Watering Trough". Lisa also mentions "Nude at a Flower Pot" as being one of Arnold's six nudes.

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Oliver: (when Arnold enters) If it isn't Porky Picasso, painter of a million nudes.

      • Oliver: I moved here from New York.
        Sheriff: Ahh, one of those outside agitators!

      • Fred: (after Arnold's been expelled) They've been trying to get rid of him for a long time!
        Oliver
        : Why?
        Fred: Prejudice, that's why! Just because Arnold don't look like the rest of the kids, they're out to get him.
        Oliver
        : Awww, that's absolutely ridiculous.
        Fred
        : Oh is it? Then why are they always trying to bus him over to Crabwell Corners?
        Oliver
        : Mr. Ziffel, Arnold is a pig.
        Fred
        : Ahhh, there goes some more of that prejudice!

      • Mrs. Maxwell: (teaching a new word to her students) Porcupine.
        Arnold: Onk. Oink. Oink.
        Mrs. Maxwell: It has nothing to do with you, Arnold. It's not that kind of pork.

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