The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 6 Episode 5

Robin Hood and the Sheriff

Aired Unknown Oct 04, 1967 on CBS
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Robin Hood and the Sheriff
Jethro is still playing Robin Hood in Griffith Park, along with Elly and Bessie, and the Clampetts are trying to get them back. But Jethro is finally getting his band of Merry Men, and women, after Buddy the hippie brings his friends from the Sunset Strip. While they are having fun, Jed, Granny, Drysdale, and Jane enter the woods to look for Jethro and Elly. Drysdale stays with the car and gets captured while Jed, Granny, and Jane are away. Jethro and his Merry Men make Drysdale join them. While he is changing into the clothes Jethro gave him, Jethro and the hippies head to the lake to get crawdads. As this happens, two police officers investigate what is going on. They first capture Drysdale, but then Granny after they think she is a hippie. At the lake, Jethro comes through with the crawdads, actual crawdads, and when the hippies see this, they think Jethro is too far out for them for smoking them. The hippies run away, and the police see them and let Granny go to chase them, since that is easier than holding onto the feisty Granny.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

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • The singing hippies in this episode were actully a musical group called The Peppermint Trolley Company, best known for singing the original theme to "The Brady Bunch."

    • QUOTES (10)

      • (The Police officers are holding onto Granny as a a big group of hippies, Jethro's Merry Men, run past)
        Fred: You see that?
        Tony: Yeah, must've been fifteen, twenty hippies.
        Fred: Should we hold onto this one or go after them?
        Tony: Let's go with the easy way. Let's go get the twenty hippies.

      • Tony: Want to come with us Granny?
        Granny: I can't. I'm going down to the lake to smoke some crawdads.
        Fred: Smoke some what?
        Granny: Crawdads. But first I need a little pot.
        (The police officers seize her)

      • (Jed came up with a way to lure Jethro to them by having Granny smoke crawdads)
        Jed: If that boy is within vittle smelling range, which is about twenty miles, he'll come a-runnin.

      • Granny: Jed, we oughtta have guns.
        Jed: Granny, we want Jethro alive.

      • (Jed, Granny, Drysdale, and Jane are going to look for Jethro)
        Jed: Now Granny, you take the North.
        Granny: What did you say?!
        Jed: You take the South. Miss Jane will take the North.

      • Granny: Give me the crawdads next Miss Jane. I wanna put em where I can get at em easy.
        Jane: Well, I'm sorry Granny. We went to five supermarkets and none of them had crawdads.
        Granny: When is Beverly Hills gonna catch up with Bugtussle?!

      • Jed: You know Granny, there is nobody can smoke crawdads like you.
        Granny: Well, he sure knew nothing about it. Kept asking me which end to light and was they easy draw.

      • Jed: Besides she's got Old Duke with her and the dressed up ape.
        (Granny looks at him, about to say something)
        Jed: I mean, uh, the little one, not Jethro.

      • Jed: You know Jethro will be back quick as he gets hungry.
        Granny: Gets hungry? Look at that. (shows Jed the empty fridge with Jethro's "Robin Hood Has Struck" sign) He must have toted off a hundred pounds of vittles.
        Jed: About enough to last him till sundown.

      • Miss Jane: He claims that leaving that castle in England robbed him of his birth right. So now he's hiding out in the park and the Clampetts are trying to get him back.
        Drysdale: Unbelievable.
        Jane: Not for Jethro.
        Drysdale: I mean for them to want him back!

    • NOTES (1)

      • This is the last appearance of Alan Reed Jr. in the series. He originally appeared as Sheldon Epps for three black and white episodes. Buddy would be his second hippie character.

    • ALLUSIONS (0)