The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 9 Episode 8

The Frog Family

Aired Unknown Nov 17, 1970 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • In this episode, we learn that Jed and Jethro are second cousins, Pearl and Elly are second cousins, and Elly and Jethro are second cousins too.

  • Quotes

    • (Jethro returns, and Granny thinks he has turned from frog back to human)
      Granny: Oh, you're alright! Jed, he's alright! Tell him he's alright Jed!
      Jed: You're alright boy.
      Granny: Oh, you're beautiful darlin'. Tell him he's beautiful, Jed.
      Jed: You're alright boy.
      Granny: Oh, I'm so happy to see you darlin', Pearl's sweet baby boy. Oh Jethro, I love you. Tell him you love him Jed!
      Jed: You're alright boy.
      Granny: Oh my baby! (kisses Jethro) Oh I just (kisses Jethro) Oh, I could hug you. Hug him Jed.
      Jed: I'm stickin' with "You're alright boy."

    • Granny: My specialties is poltussin' risens and easin' rheumatis.
      Klinger: Excellent fields.
      Granny: If ya ever gets to achin' in the joints, I got some rheumatis medicine that's out of this world.
      Klinger: Will it actually cure rheumatism?
      Granny: No. But it'll make ya happy ya got it.

    • Granny: Take off your shoes and I'll check your feet.
      (Granny is about to drink some of her moonshine)
      Jed: No more of this for you Granny. You've had plenty.

    • (Granny tells Dr. Klinger to cure Jethro like he did for Mark and Elly)
      Klinger: Oh, and you want me to make Jethro here handsome.
      Granny: No. I'll settle for havin' him the way he was.

    • Jed: I remember one time the crick rose, cut Granny off from her still for a whole month.
      Jethro: Well, what'd she do?
      Jed: Nothing she could do. Considering the fact we was havin' a flood, that was the longest dry spell Granny ever had.

    • (Granny is planning to go to the pool to find Jed, who she thinks is now a frog)
      Jethro: Where ya goin' Granny?
      Granny: Down to the cement pond to get the latest frog.
      Jethro: Oh, did ya change your mind? Gonna cook his legs for me?
      Granny: Cannibal!

    • (Granny is happy to see Jethro, and says she is going to give him food)
      Granny: Look at his sweet, little, rosebud mouth, Jed.
      Jed: This is getting' sickenin'.

    • Jethro: Is Granny here with that frog she wants kissed?
      Drysdale: No. Have ya tried the secretarial pool?
      Jethro: Yeah. They wouldn't kiss me neither.

    • (Elly tells Granny that Jethro wants to be a frogman)
      Elly: Speaking of vittles, Mark says they's more food in the ocean than any other place.
      Granny: Oh. So that's why Jethro wants to be a frog man.
      Elly: Mark said they's enough food in the ocean to feed the whole world fer hundreds of years.
      Granny: Not after Jethro's been there fer a couple of days.

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