Green Acres

Season 6 Episode 11

The High Cost of Loving

Aired Unknown Dec 08, 1970 on CBS
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Episode Summary

Wanting a better paying career, Eb enters the accounting program of a correspondence school. When they mistakenly enroll him in their acting course, Eb believes it's destiny calling. Despite a disastrous attempt at makeup, he studies by dramatizing everyday events; a boring meal becomes dinner with King Louis XIV with Lisa as his serving "wrench".moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

    Judith McConnell

    Judith McConnell

    Darlene Wheeler (as Judy McConnell)

    Recurring Role

    Alvy Moore

    Alvy Moore

    Hank Kimball

    Recurring Role

    Frank Cady

    Frank Cady

    Sam Drucker

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (5)

      • With "Haney's School of Mail Order Accounting", students receive a Bob Cratchit accounting desk, an autographed photo of Tiny Tim looking happy on Christmas Day, and an abacus with an electric cord on it.

      • Among the profitable occupations Eb is considering is brain "sturgeon", Rear Admiral, Greek millionaire, dictator and football star.

      • Oliver has another head-scratching moment when he watches Eb take a nap on an invisible bed he's imagined.

      • Eb enrolls in Clarkwell Correspondence School, which is Sam Drucker and Hank Kimball's old alma mater.

      • Sam, Hank and Eb sing the Clarkwell school song. They each sing it slightly different, but the lyrics are approximately: "Raise your glass to Clarkwell/ in rain and sleet and hail./ Raise your glass for Clarkwell,/ where you'll study through the mail."

    • QUOTES (1)

      • Drucker: Ever notice how my canned goods are displayed?
        Oliver: Well, no, I uh--
        Drucker: (pointing at shelf) Now, you take them cans of parboiled lobster tongues. They're displayed so's when you come in the store, they hit you right in the eye.
        Oliver: Yes, that's very...
        Drucker: 'Course, I ain't never sold none, but when you come in the store, they do hit ya right in the eye.

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