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
- Jay Sommers adapted "Green Acres" from his radio show, "Granby's Green Acres", which aired as a summer replacement for Lucille Ball's "My Favorite Husband," the radio predecessor to "I Love…
[show]Jay Sommers adapted "Green Acres" from his radio show, "Granby's Green Acres", which aired as a summer replacement for Lucille Ball's "My Favorite Husband," the radio predecessor to "I Love Lucy." "Granby's Green Acres" starred Gale Gordon and "Petticoat Junction" star Bea Benaderet, who played the Mertz equivalents on Lucy's radio show during the regular season. Benaderet guest starred in six first season episodes for TV version of her former radio show.
- Gary Abrams was the show's first associate producer in 1965. Gary had to leave the show due to health issues, and was replaced by Guy Scarpitta.
- Lisa's maiden name was Granietz.