Season 1 Episode 26

Ep. 26: 3-18-70: Dolly Parton, Faron Young

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Mar 18, 1970 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Hey Grandpa, What's for Supper? Here's what's on the menu tonight:
      Steak and kidney, baked in a pie, and flapjacks on a plate, piled high, with sorghum lasses, larrupin' sweet, and maw's chess pie that can't be beat.

    • Hee Haw salutes Mullins SC, population 6229.

  • Quotes

    • (In the cornfield)
      Lulu: Boy, I shoulda listened to mama, and never married you!
      Archie: You mean to tell me your mama tried to stop us for getting married?
      Lulu: Yes, she did!
      Archie: Lordy, how I've wronged that woman.
      Scarecrow (Stringbean): He's so full of bull, even the cows follow him home.

    • Junior (laughing): What'd the judge lock up old Stan Hawkins for?
      Roy (also laughing): Bigotry, Junior, he had 3 wives.
      Junior: That's not bigotry, that's T...T...
      Roy (whispering): Trigonometry.
      Junior: Trinometry.

    • (At the joke fence)
      Junior: I crossed an elephant with a peanut butter sandwich.
      Crowd: What'd ya get?
      Junior: An elephant that sticks to the roof of your mouth.

    • Junior: If you saved just 1 penny every day for 10 years, you'd have 36 dollars and 50 cents worth of pennies. Hmm, hardly seems worth the trouble.

    • (At the joke fence)
      Grandpa: I crossed a firecracker with my chicken feed.
      Crowd: What'd ya get?
      Grandpa: Well, I didn't get nothin', but my old hens sure got a bang out of it.

    • (During "Pfft, You Was Gone", Archie sings the following)
      We went out one mornin' to milk the blue heffer.
      I said, "get the milk pail," not wantin' to nag.
      I can't understand why you didn't bring it.
      I'm sittin' here sweatin' just holdin' the bag.

    • (Dear Royella is answering letters seeking advice)
      Royella (Roy): Grandpa, what do you have in your envelope of goodies to spring on an old lady?
      Grandpa (reading a letter): Dear Royella, my husband says your stupid, and don't know nothin'. For instance, about world affairs. Would you please put him in his place, and tell me what you think about Red China. Signed, your fan.
      Royella: Well, dear fan, Red China? I think it's just fine, as long as it doesn't clash with the tablecloth.

    • (In the cornfield, after several bad jokes)
      Scarecrow (Stringbean): If Adam come back to earth, only thing he'd recognize would be these jokes.

    • Junior: What'd the judge lock old Stan Hawkins up for?
      Roy: Bigotry, he had 3 wives.
      Junior: That's not bigotry, that's tripletry.

    • Archie: Cathy, why'd you put the cows in the pasture?
      Cathy: So we could have pasteurized milk.

  • Notes

    • Jimmy Riddle and Jackie Phelps appear uncredited, with Jimmy "eephing" and playing the jaw harp, while Jackie does the "hambone". Minnie Pearl also appears uncredited.

    • This is the first episode to feature a musical number by Stringbean (on the banjo).

  • Allusions