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The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 5 Episode 10

Jed Joins the Board

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Aired Unknown Nov 16, 1966 on CBS
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Jed Joins the Board
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Jed, who took a job as a garbage man to do something to keep busy, gets a job at the O.K. Oil Company on the Board of Directors after Drysdale talks him into it. He decides to help the company get more oil and money. The clan brings oil from their backyard to donate more oil, and to make some profit for O.K. Oil, they start an airline with the O.K. plane, complete with Jethro as the pilot. But their attempts don't exactly help, though they do make one director happy.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

    Owen Cunningham

    Owen Cunningham

    director

    Guest Star

    Jack Grinnage

    Jack Grinnage

    co-pilot

    Guest Star

    Jan Arvan

    Jan Arvan

    Forbes

    Guest Star

    Frank Wilcox

    Frank Wilcox

    John Brewster

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    • QUOTES (13)

      • (Brewster is looking at the oil Jed brought, which comes from his backyard)
        Brewster: Well, this is crude.
        Jed: I know, but we had to put it in anything we could find.

      • (Jethro is flying the plane, however, he doesn't know how to fly and is going at it in a crazy manner)
        Co-pilot I thought you said you had your wings?!
        Jethro: I do! See here? (shows his pin on his jacket) Says Captain Midnight!
        Co-pilot: Oh no!
        Jethro: Yee-ha!!!

      • (Jed suggests it's time they serve the free drinks)
        Granny: All right passengers, we's gonna serve you free drinks. Now, you've got your choice of coffee, tea, buttermilk, or hot mouth.
        (The plane takes a dive and a turn)
        Brachner: Who's flying this thing?!
        Granny: I think you all better have hot mouth.

      • (A Passenger asks about the pilot)
        Passenger 1: What kind of a flyer is he?
        Co-Pilot: Strange. Real strange.

      • (The clan is sitting in the O.K. Oil plane, searching for new oil fields)
        Elly: I sure don't see no oil fields.
        Jethro: Heck, you wouldn't know an oil field if it come up and bit ya on the nose.
        Elly: Would you?
        Jethro: Well, no.

      • (Granny is sitting on the O.K Oil plane, afraid of taking flight)
        Granny: I ain't gonna fly Jed, and you can't make me. I ain't got wings, feathers, or a beak. And ya ain't getting me off the ground!
        Jed: Granny, I keep trying to tell you we ARE off the ground. We've been flyin' fer a half hour.
        Jethro: Yeah, we must be 15,000 feet in the air.
        (Granny looks out her window)
        Granny: We is high up. Look at that little cow down there. He ain't no bigger en an ant.
        Jed: Granny, that is a ant, on you're winda.

      • (Granny trips on the loose carpet Jed was trying to fix earlier)
        Granny: Somebody oughtta fix that loose carpet.
        Jed: Hate ta say I told ya so.

      • (Brachner is trying to decide is Jed is board of directors material)
        Brachner: Mr. Clampett, would you please tell me what positions you have held in the past?
        Jed: Well, yesterday I was a sanitation engineer.
        Brachner: What kind of engineer?
        Jed: Oh, that's, uh, workin' on a truck, collectin' table scraps, left overs, like that.
        Brachner: He's a garbage man!

      • (Jed is pounding on the floor outside the door as Brewster openes it)
        Jed: I hope the noise ain't botherin' ya. I seen this loose carpeting here, and I didn't want nobody to trip.

      • Director: Good morning Mr. Brachner. Nice having you with us.
        Brachner That's what you think.

      • (Drysdale is trying to stop Jed from continuing his job on the garbage truck)
        Drysdale: I don't quite know how to say this, but sometimes people take jobs, only to find out they should've taken jobs other than the jobs they have, and, well. . .
        Jed: I think I know what ya gonna say.
        Drysdale: You do?
        Jed: And stop worrying. I know I can get ya a place on the truck with me.

      • (Brewster tells Drysdale Jed's job problem is his problem)
        Brewster: As long as Mr. Clampett is happy, and he contines to sign my lease, it doesn't bother me that he collects garbage. After all, somebody's got to do it.

      • (Brewster asks Drysdale why he doesn't just give Jed a job at the bank)
        Jane: The last time he worked there, he had the bank buy three thousand dollars worth of Girl Scout cookies.
        Drysdale: I thought we'd never get our money out of that deal.
        Jane: I felt so silly standing on the corner wearing a Girl Scout uniform.
        Drysdale: How do you think I felt in mine?

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