Petticoat Junction - Season 3

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Episode Guide

  • Betty Jo's Bike
    Betty Jo's Bike
    Episode 34
    5/10/66
    8.2
    Betty Jo, trying to earn money to buy a motor bike, turns the Shady Rest hotel into a giant nursery when her baby-sitting business falls into the lap of her mother, Kate.
  • Hooterville Valley Project
    5/3/66
    8.1
    Homer Bedloe has a plan to flood Hooterville Valley to make a recreational lake, threatening both the Shady Rest and the Cannonball.
  • The Young Matchmakers
    4/26/66
    8.6
    Widow Kate's three daughters organize a lonely hearts club to find eligible bachelors for her.
  • Every Bachelor Should Have a Family
    4/19/66
    9.5
    When Kate's friend Vera wants her boyfriend to propose, Kate invites him over to the Shady Rest to convince him to.
  • Whatever Happened to Betty Jo?
    4/12/66
    8.7
    Betty Jo fails to return home from school on time, and her alarmed mother concludes she has run away to get married.
  • Kate Bradley, Peacemaker
    4/5/66
    9.6
    Kate acts as peacemaker when a feud between Floyd and Charley threatens to end the operation of the Hooterville Cannonball.
  • Kate Sells the Hotel
    3/29/66
    8.8
    Convinced that her daughters would like to move to New York, Kate clinches a deal to sell the Shady Rest hotel.
  • Second Honeymoon
    Second Honeymoon
    Episode 27
    3/22/66
    8.1
    Uncle Joe's constant photography and meddling threatens the 10-year marriage of a couple who have returned to the Shady Rest for a second honeymoon.
  • The Windfall
    The Windfall
    Episode 26
    3/15/66
    9.6
    On an excursion to Pixley[ostensibly to look for a job], Uncle Joe stumbles on a fortune in buried money.
  • War of the Hotels
    War of the Hotels
    Episode 25
    3/8/66
    9.5
    Kate fights a no-holds-barred "hotel war" with Murdock Sneep, unscrupulous operator of the rival Pixley Hotel.
  • It's Not the Principle, It's the Money
    Kate tries to refurbish the Shady Rest hotel to attract conventions, while Uncle Joe plans to make it a shambles to reduce taxes.
  • The Invisible Mr. Dobble
    2/22/66
    7.2
    Kate believes she has lost her mind when she finds that one of her guests at the Shady Rest hotel is invisible.
  • Jury at the Shady Rest
    2/15/66
    9.7
    Gluttonous jurors, lodged at the Shady Rest hotel, refuse to reach a verdict because they like Kate's food so much.
  • The County Fair
    The County Fair
    Episode 21
    2/8/66
    9.8
    All the Bradley's expect to be a big winner in the contests they enter at the county-fair until Uncle Joe gives them a hand.
  • Only Boy in the Class
    2/1/66
    9.2
    Bobbie Jo takes pity on the only boy in her home economics class and induces her mother to help him win a passing grade.
  • Yogurt, Anyone?
    Yogurt, Anyone?
    Episode 19
    1/25/66
    9.2
    High- schooler Betty Jo poses as a college coed to gain the interest of a handsome college boy.
  • Billie Jo's Independence Day
    1/18/66
    8.9
    Billie Jo moves out from under her mother's roof and discovers that independence has it's drawbacks.
  • Betty Jo Catches the Bouquet
    1/11/66
    9.2
    Tomboy Betty Jo goes looking for a husband on the premise that fate has singled her out to become the next bride in the community.
  • Better Never Than Late
    1/4/66
    8.5
    Kate battles rural postmasters to recover an ill-advised letter from the mails.
  • The Butler Did It
    The Butler Did It
    Episode 15
    12/28/65
    7.7
    Bobbie Joe enters a contest sponsored by Gibney's Old English Tomato Sauce and wins first prize-an English butler.
  • What's a Trajectory?
    12/21/65
    9.6
    The Shady Rest hotel is visited by a mysterious and affluent guest, whom Uncle Joe deduces is a bank robber.
  • Uncle Joe Plays Post Office
    12/14/65
    9.2
    Uncle Joe becomes the new postmaster of Hooterville and moves the post office to the Shady Rest hotel.
  • The Crowded Wedding Ring
    12/7/65
    8.8
    One of Kate's old flames pays a visit, but his efforts to rekindle their romance are thwarted by his dominating sister.
  • Bedloe's Successor
    Bedloe's Successor
    Episode 11
    11/30/65
    9.5
    Homer Bedloe, arch-enemy of the Hooterville Cannonball, returns to Hooterville Valley in abject disgrace and poverty.
  • Betty Jo Goes to New York
    11/23/65
    8.7
    A week in New York City transforms Betty Jo from a country girl into a svelte sophisticate.
  • Hooterville Hurricane
    11/16/65
    8.3
    Uncle Joe becomes a fight promoter when he meets up with a young local plumber with the size and strength of a gorilla.
  • Hooterville A-Go-Go
    11/9/65
    8.5
    Kate's daughters clamor for her to invite rock'n roll star King Ring-a-Ding to perform at a benefit show.
  • A Doctor in the House
    11/2/65
    8.8
    Ths Shady Rest Hotel acquires a house physician, much to the distress of proprietor Kate.
  • Bobbie Jo's Sorority
    10/26/65
    9.6
    Bobbie Joe must accomplish a seemingly impossible feat in order to qualify for membership in Hooterville High School's only sorority.
  • Joe Carson, General Contractor
    10/12/65
    8.4
    Uncle Joe pretends he is a general contractor so he can make a few dollars handling the renovation of the Green Acres farmhouse.
  • The Good Luck Ring
    The Good Luck Ring
    Episode 4
    10/5/65
    9.7
    Bobbie Jo counts on a "good luck" ring to help her win a spelling contest.
  • The Dog Turns Playboy
    9/28/65
    8.2
    The Shady Rest pooch becomes wealthy when a lawyer appears at the hotel and announces that the dog has inherited $200
  • The Baffling Raffle
    9/21/65
    8.5
    Uncle Joe has the winning raffle ticket for a new TV. The only problem? Kate has the ticket, and she's on a jury.
  • Dear Minerva
    Dear Minerva
    Episode 1
    9/14/65
    8.8
    When Sam hands over the Dear Minerva column to Kate, she becomes somewhat of an anonymous celebrity.