Jed Clampett and kin, a poor Ozark Hillbilly family, were barely surviving until one lucky day. Jed while hunting for food in his swamp missed his target and struck the ground with his shot. Up through the ground came a bubbling crude, Oil that is, Black Gold, Texas Tea. After selling his swamp to the OK Oil Company for $25 Million, Cousin Pearl convinces Jed he should move his family to Beverly Hills. Jed and his family get to Beverly Hills, and their money goes into the Commerce.
For years the main characters have remained in the story. Others came and went sometimes for short periods and sometimes for many episodes. They helped to make the story more exciting.
Some of the main characters were Elly May, Jed, Jane, Daisy Moses “Granny” and Milburn
Each episode is a story on its own but it forms part of the whole story.