Oliver Wendell Douglas and wife Lisa move from a penthouse in Manhattan to a run-down shack to become farmers. Lisa is not used to running a household and can only cook rubbery hotcakes. Mr. Haney who sold them their new home is a con man. Their neighbors the Ziffle's have a "son" called Arnold who loves to watch TV and is a pig! Their handyman Eb lives in the barn and calls them mom and dad.
Last Episode06x26 The Ex-Secretary Aired: Apr. 27, 1971
Oliver searches for an ex-secretary that found a place to fix his watch when it was broken.
Green Acres: Season 2, Episode #1 - Wings Over Hooterville
The dreaded 'Bing Bug' invades Hooterville's corn crop.
Green Acres: Season 2, Episode #2 - Water, Water Everywhere
Mr. Haney has a new well dug on his farm, and it drains off all the water from Oliver and Lisa's farm.
Series Fun Facts
- The Douglas family's rooster was named Bertram and their hen was named Alice.
- The Hooterville volunteer Fire Department marching band only know one song, that being "It's a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight", this is a running gag as its the only song they play during…
[show]The Hooterville volunteer Fire Department marching band only know one song, that being "It's a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight", this is a running gag as its the only song they play during any parade. It is interesting to note that the only person in the band (other than Oliver) who can read music and play another instrument is Ralph Munroe who plays cymbals (she is shown in an early episode also playing the bugle).
- Took place in the same fictional universe as The Beverly Hillbillies and Petticoat Junction. Characters from the latter series often appeared on this show and vice-versa.