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When Wilkins mentioned Armstrong eating possum pie, Drysdale responds "delicious." But in episodes that follow, Drysdale isn't a fan of the Clampetts' food.
In this episode, Elly talks to the pool man. However, in some episodes in the next season, they think the man working on the pool is poisoning it.
Dr. Twombly's office is actually a re-dress of Mr. Drysdale's office.
Elverna Bradshaw must have two daughters because Pearl said that the man who was supposed to marry Jethrine ended up marrying Elverna's daughter. But in season 8, "Bigmouth" Bradshaw gets married to Robert Holloway.
Gloria Buckles is also the name of the secretary who would date and marry Shorty Kellems in season 8.
When Mrs. Drysdale realizes she let Pearl take her limo, she says she will call a cab. But in a later episode, she was forced to take a "common" cab and wasn't happy about it. Why is it okay now, but not later on?
If Mrs. Smith Standish was so exicited about all the old fashioned chores, why didn't she do the things Mrs. Drysdale did? Mrs. Smith Standish did a handfull of the activities, while Mrs. Drysdale was tortured doing them all.
Pearl tells Jed that maybe Elly ought to have a coming out party, describing what it is. But in the episode Elly Comes Out, they have never heard of this so-called "coming out party." Did Jed forget what Pearl told him?
In season 8, the Clampetts would once again be in the clutches in a confidence man, Honest John/Shifty Schaffer, who would sell them most of New York City and Washington D.C., and the San Bernardino Mountains.
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.
First appearance of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs on the show.
The song which Flatt and Scruggs sang to Pearl, "Pearl, Pearl, Pearl", was a country hit for them in the summer of 1963 reaching number 8 and spending a total of 11 weeks on the country charts.
Goof: If Granny hit the right side of Jethro's butt them why does he rub the left side?
Elly May was making Granny get on the escalator at the airport, but Granny refused to. Right next to the escalator was a staircase, so why didn't Granny just make her way down the stairs before going to the escalator?
The roles reverse in the later seasons. In this episode, Jed wants to spy on Elly and Sonny, but Granny stops him. However, later on, Granny is the one who tries to spy on Elly May and her dates, and Jed has to stop her.
This is the first episode where they use the billard room as a dining room, or as they call it, "the fancy eatin' room."
This is actually a Thanksgiving episode, the first Thanksgiving episode of the series to be exact.
According to this episode, Jethro was born December 4, and he spent three years in the fourth grade and two years in the second.
At their own mansion, the Clampetts do not know what the doorbell is. Whenever it rings, they cannot figure out what it actually is or where the sound is coming from. But when they go calling in this episode, they ring the doorbell at the first house and it makes a sound, much like their own. Why do they not know what it is at there place, but can figure it out at other places?
Elly says how she is playing football in this episode. But in a later episode, when Jethro is trying to impress Drysdale's new maid, the Clampetts learn what football is. But with Elly playing, they must have known before. So how did they forget?
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