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Granny feels bad for Miss Jane after learning no man has ever asked for her hand, but in episode 137, Granny Tonics A Birdwatcher, Professor Biddle proposes to the secretary. Did Granny or Jane forget about this event?
When it comes to the Happy Gizzard going topless, why couldn't any of them figure out what it was? There are children who know what it means. Why couldn't the Clampetts? And when they did find out what it was, why would Granny not tell Elly May? Elly is an adult, so she is old enough to know what it means and has a right to. Plus with the truck driver being excited over her, shouldn't she know for future references?
In the episode The Art Gallery from season 3, Jethro knew his Rembrandt was after telling Jed artists had to suffer, and Rembrandt did so by cutting off his ear. But in this episode, Jethro confuses Rembrandt with Toulouse Lautrec. Why did he forget who he was so soon?
Mrs. Drysdale claims she is very cultured when it comes to art, but she is like Jethro in that field. Like Jethro, she doesn't know the difference between Rembrandt, best know for cutting his ear off, and Toulouse Lautrec, the French artist who resided in Montmartre and painted At The Moulin Rouge, influenced by Absinthe.
Granny's cousin Homer Gribble was the inspiration for the artist who created the statue Ecstasy. But neither party knows they are relating to each other. This has happened before on this show.
How could Cousin Bessie paint the same identical painting of the bananas that A. Allan Allan had at his art gallery that Jed and Jethro saw way before they knew that Cousin Bessie had painted the same thing when they look over the hedge at the Drysdale's when the art critic Mr. Curtis was there and Bessie won the award for the banana painting?
When Jethro accidentally lassoes Granny, Jed says that she flies into the rose bush across the street. So, Granny ran all the way across their giant front yard, out the gate, across the street to that rose bush without stopping? That's a pretty far distance to get flung.
When Dash first mistook Jane for Elly, Miss Jane didn't like him very much. And for episodes after that, she didn't trust him and called him a bad influence. But in this episode she flirts with him and tries to kiss him.
Apparently the Army never needed Jethro. He enlisted in this episode, but he was never called to active duty in the years to follow.
In the episode "Granny Lives It Up," it is said that Granny is 77 years old, meaning she was born in 1889. So in this episode, if she did win that beauty contest, she would have been a young girl.
If Granny was in a beauty contest in 1897, she must be at least between 75 to 90 years old.
The name of Colonel Blake's assistant, Foster Phinney, is also the name of Miss Jane's landlord in season 9.
Granny uses Elly May's hard-as-rock ladyfingers as ammo for her gun.
Granny finally realizes what Penicillin is. In a previous episode, she just took the "moldy bread" as a home remedy.
Jethro tells Granny what a Frog Man is, but when Elly May date ones, she thinks he is half man, half frog. Meaning she must have forgotten what it was.
For an old woman, Granny has a lot of strength. She has lifted many heavy things. In this episode, she lifted the couch to move Jed closer to Adeline. She isn't as frail as she gives herself credit for.
After Granny put corks in Jethro's ears, he couldn't hear anything. But when the sergeant invites him in the Colonel's office, Jethro hears him while being out of the room. Why can Jethro hear from a slight distance but not up close?
Granny, while back in the hills at Pearl's house, is watching out the window at a group of men passing by. She tells Pearl that a good-looking man named Walter McKeegan is coming and tries to get his attention. Walter McKeegan was actually the Art Director for the show.
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."
At the end of the episode, everyone is dancing in the front hall. The camera pulls back to a VERY high shot, and you can see where the set ends, and the studio begins. There is a long black line, the tile stops, and then there is just green floor!
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