The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 1 Episode 9

Elly's First Date

Aired Unknown Nov 21, 1962 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • This is the first episode where they use the billard room as a dining room, or as they call it, "the fancy eatin' room."

    • This is actually a Thanksgiving episode, the first Thanksgiving episode of the series to be exact.

  • Quotes

    • (Granny brings Elly down to meet Sonny)
      Sonny: You're beautiful, divine.
      Granny: Never mind me. Say somethin' nice to her.

    • Mrs. Drysdale: Sonny, you're beautiful.
      Sonny: Mother! Girls are beautiful. Boys are handsome, dashing, debonair, (sees himself in the mirror). You're right. I'm beautiful.

    • Drysdale: He thinks you're the greatest thing that could ever happen to his daughter.
      Sonny: Mr. Clampett sounds like a very intelligent man.

    • Elly: Have you ever been courted and sparked Granny?
      Granny: Honey, when I was a girl back in Tennessee, I set so many boys' hearts on fire that they took to callin' that neck of the woods "The Smokey Mountains."

  • Notes

  • Allusions