The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 3 Episode 26

Jed and the Countess

Aired Unknown Apr 14, 1965 on CBS
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Jed and the Countess
It is time for Spring Tonic, and the Countess Maria returns to meet with her good friends the Clampetts, as well as get some tonic. And after the Clampetts learn Maria is single again, having literally lost her husband at a party, Granny sees this as the time for Jed to make his move on the Countess. Jed doesn’t make a move, until Jethro is employed as the Countess’ new chauffeur, replacing ex-husband and chauffeur Humphrey, causing the Clampetts to think Jethro and Maria shall wed. But Jed never gets his chance, since Humphrey returns to get his bride back.moreless

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Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas

Elly May Clampett

Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen

Jed Clampett

Nancy Kulp

Nancy Kulp

Jane Hathaway

Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan

Daisy Moses "Granny"

Raymond Bailey

Raymond Bailey

Milburn Drysdale

Max Baer Jr.

Max Baer Jr.

Jethro Bodine

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  • QUOTES (6)

    • (Granny and Jed are talking about Mr. Drysdale)
      Granny: I suspect he was a might over-toniced. Ha.
      Jed: I reckon he was. He grabbed his wife and went to huggin' and kissin' again. I was halfway home and she come runnin' after me, yellin' and screamin'.
      Granny: Scared of him?
      Jed: No, she just wanted to give ya this for a refill. (hands Granny an empty bottle)

    • (Drysdale and Jane ask the Countess what happened to her chauffeur/husband Humphrey)
      Countess Maria: I lost him soon after the wedding.
      Drysdale: Oh?
      Jane: What a pity.
      Countess Maria: Yes. We were given a huge wedding reception, and I lost him in the crowd.

    • (Granny is complaining about how Jethro took her to a "whatnot shop," which Jethro tells her is still a drug store, though she is not convinced)
      Granny: You can buy automobile tires, bedsprings, chocolate sodies, but just let a doctor walk in like I done, and ask for a simple healing drug, like bullnitter root and Wahoo bark, and they look at cha like you was some kind of a nut!

    • Jethro: Granny, found a dandy bunch of bottles for ya.
      Granny: Good! Where'd ya get em?
      Jethro: At the drug store.
      Granny: Where?!
      Jethro: At the dru- (Jed elbows him) At the whatnot shop.

    • (Granny tells Jethro to wash the bottles he bought)
      Jethro: But Granny, these bottles is what cha call sterilized.
      Granny: Don't you worry, my lye soap will kill anything.

    • Granny: I gotta get that tonic bottled or it's liable to eat right through the kettle.

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