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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