The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 1 Episode 21

Jed Plays Solomon

Aired Unknown Feb 13, 1963 on CBS
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Episode Summary

Pearl gives up her music lessons because when she yodels, Elly’s dogs storm her. Jed comes up with a plan to figure out how the dogs are coming in the house, and it is revealed that Granny is letting the dogs in. Pearl continues her yodeling, and Granny still wants it to stop, so calls the police to file a complaint. They visit, but on a friendly visit, and after a misunderstanding, Granny reveals she called the cops on Pearl. Granny begs her forgiveness, telling Pearl to hurt her to make it even, and Pearl forgives her. Before the police leave, Officer Kelly reveals to Sergeant Dean he discovered a still near the pool. The cops figure it is Granny’s still, and Granny overhears them talking about it, mentioning Pearl’s name. Granny believes Pearl told the law about her still. When the cops ask her about it, the family cover up for Granny. But the officers say as long a Granny quits making it, she’ll have no worries about it.moreless

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Eddie Dean

Eddie Dean

Sgt. Dean

Guest Star

Brian Kelly (I)

Brian Kelly (I)

Officer Kelly

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Lucille Starr

Lucille Starr


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Bea Benaderet

Bea Benaderet

Pearl Bodine

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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Goof: When Sergeant Dean tells Officer Kelly what he discovered near the pool was a still, a quick shot of a shocked Officer Kelly is shown. However, the shot they show is from when Kelly first met Elly May, which took place near the pool, not in front of the mansion, whic is where the two police officers were talking.

  • QUOTES (3)

    • (Granny is begging Pearl's forgiveness for calling the police on her, telling her to get even by hurting her)
      Pearl: I forgive ya! I forgive ya!
      Granny: But I deserve to be punished and punished bad. Sing to me, Pearl!

    • (Granny tells Elly she is making rheumatism medicine in case she wakes up on a bitter-cold night and gets a seizure)
      Elly: But Granny, it don't get bitter cold out here.
      Granny: Jethro read in the newspaper where it's gonna get twenty-below tonight.
      (Elly whistles in shock and leaves)
      Granny: Course, that's in Alaska, but if I wake up and think about it, I might get a seizure.

    • (Officer Kelly comes to visit Elly May)
      Officer Kelly: Elly May?
      Elly: Down here by the fire!
      (Officer Kelly finds her at Granny's still)
      Officer Kelly: Elly May, what are you doing?! Now this is illegal; you could get arrested for this!
      Elly: I can?!
      Officer Kelly: Well, absolutely! Open fire's not allowed in this area!

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