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
- Oliver was a pilot for the Army Air Corps during World War II and met Lisa after his plane was shot down. Interestingly, Eddie Albert was in the U.S. Navy during the war, but unlike Oliver,…
[show]Oliver was a pilot for the Army Air Corps during World War II and met Lisa after his plane was shot down. Interestingly, Eddie Albert was in the U.S. Navy during the war, but unlike Oliver, Albert was in the Pacific theater of operations.
- Lisa's maiden name was Granietz.
- The title of the series, and the earlier radio show, was taken from "Greenacres." the name of Harold Lloyd's home which was the largest of the Hollywood homes located in Beverly Hills.