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
- Of the nine regular actors on the series, all lived longer than 75 years old. The oldest, Hank Patterson (Fred Ziffel), was already 77 when the show began was 86 when he died in 1975, the…
[show]Of the nine regular actors on the series, all lived longer than 75 years old. The oldest, Hank Patterson (Fred Ziffel), was already 77 when the show began was 86 when he died in 1975, the first cast member to pass away. The next oldest was Eddie Albert (Oliver Windell Douglas), who was 59 at the show's beginning and had the greatest longevity of any of the actors, passing away at age 99 in 2005. Alvy Moore (Hank Kimball) had the shortest longevity of any of the actors, he died at almost 75 & a 1/2 years of age, second to Eva Gabor (Lisa Douglas), who died at age 76. Pat Buttram (Mr. Haney) died at 78. The other cast members lived long lives well into the next millennium, Frank Cady (Sam Drucker) lived to be 96, Sid Melton (Alf Monroe) lived to be 94 and his "sister" Mary Grace Canfield (Ralph Monroe) lived to 89. This shows farm living is the path to longevity.
- Barbara Pepper (Doris ZIffel) developed health problems in 1968, and by 1969 they became so serious she had to leave the show (she died later that year). She was replaced by Fran Ryan.
- The red, open-cab truck driven by county agent Hank Kimball it was a 1966 Ford Bronco Roadster. It was updated annually through the run of the series, as soon as new models became available.