The Beverly Hillbillies

Season 9 Episode 1

The Pollution Solution

Aired Unknown Sep 15, 1970 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Why does Drysdale always use Miss Jane's car? He is the President of a bank. He must have his own.

    • Rich Little gives a great impersonation of President Nixon who was the President Of The United States at the time of this episode.

  • Quotes

    • (The Clampetts tell the stewardess about their plans for Washington, meeting the President and how they planned to go in the electric car, but didn't have a 3,000 mile cord)
      Jed: Young lady, how high would ya say we're flyin'?
      Stewardess: A lot higher than the plane.

    • Jed: This fellow's gonna drill a tunnel through the San Bernardino Mountains, put in a great big fan, and draw all the smog out of Los Angeles.
      Drysdale: Why, that's a preposterous idea.
      Jed: Yeah. We like it too.

    • Jethro: Granny, I'm gonna fight smog.
      Granny: How?
      Jethro: I don't know, but Uncle Jed says it takes brains and money. Betwixt us, we's all set.
      Granny: You got money, have ya?

    • Jed: Jethro, I just talked to the President, and we won't be drivin' to Washington in your electric car.
      Jethro: It's just as well Uncle Jed. I never found an extension cord long enough to get us there.

    • (Drysdale is trying to get the money back in his bank)
      Drysdale: But it's not safe here!
      Jed: It was till you showed up.

    • (Jethro is trying to convince Granny he knows a lot about smog)
      Jethro: I listen to the reports all the time! Why today, we's havin' light eye irritation. But that don't worry me, cause I got dark eyes.

    • Drysdale: Don't expect a Christmas bonus this year.
      Jane: I have never had a Christmas bonus.
      Drysdale: Well, don't expect one this year either.

    • (Jane and Jethro are sitting on the sack of money Drysdale wants back trying to figure out the smog problem)
      Drysdale: Don't sit there wasting time with that idiot! (grabs Miss Jane)
      Jethro: Now hold on! Just cause she's dressed funny don't make her a idiot!

    • Jethro: So I'm gonna think of a way to get rid of the smog.
      Drysdale: Jethro that is a problem for a genius to solve.
      Jethro: Thank ya. I'm workin' on it.

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