Green Acres

Season 5 Episode 20

The Confrontation

Aired Unknown Feb 14, 1970 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • 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

    • 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!
      : Why?
      Fred: Prejudice, that's why! Just because Arnold don't look like the rest of the kids, they're out to get him.
      : Awww, that's absolutely ridiculous.
      : Oh is it? Then why are they always trying to bus him over to Crabwell Corners?
      : Mr. Ziffel, Arnold is a pig.
      : 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.

  • Notes

    • When this episode aired, Johnny Whitaker (as Willie) was also a co-star on the CBS series Family Affair.

  • Allusions