The Shady Rest motel is owned was Kate Bradley who runs it with her daughters Bobbie Jo, Billie Jo, and Betty Jo. She has a problem with her lazy Uncle Joe who always tries to make money for the motel or himself from numerous silly schemes. They travel to Sam Drucker's Store by the Cannonball an old time train run by Charlie Pratt with Floyd Smoot the conductor.
Petticoat Junction Season 3 (1965-1966)
|3x01 Dear Minerva |
Kate become an annonymous celebrity when she writes a lovelorn column for the local paper.
|Sep. 14, 1965|
|3x02 The Baffling Raffle |
The Shady Resy pooch becomes wealthy when a lawyer appears at the hotel and announces that the dog has inherited $200.
|Sep. 21, 1965|
|3x03 The Dog Turns Playboy ||Sep. 28, 1965|
|3x04 The Good Luck Ring |
Bobbie Jo conts on a ""good luck"" ring to help her win a spelling contest.
|Oct. 05, 1965|
|3x05 Joe Carson, General Contractor |
Uncle Joe pretends he is a general contractor so he can make a few dollars handling the renovation of the Green Acres farmhouse.
|Oct. 12, 1965|
|3x06 Bobbie Jo's Sorority |
Bobbie Joe must accomplish a seemingly impossible feat in order to quality for memership in Hooterville High's School's only sorrity.
|Oct. 26, 1965|
|3x07 A Doctor in the House |
Ths Shady Rest Hotel acquires a house physician, much to the distress of proprietor Kate.
|Nov. 02, 1965|
|3x08 Hooterville A-Go-Go |
Kate's daughters clamor for her to invite rock'n roll star King Ring-a-Ding to perform at a benefit show.
|Nov. 09, 1965|
|3x09 Hooterville Hurricane |
Uncle Joe becomes a fight promoter when he meets up with a young local plumber with the size and strength of a gorilla.
|Nov. 16, 1965|
|3x10 Betty Jo Goes to New York |
A week in New York City transforms Betty Jo from a country girl into a svelte sophisticate.
|Nov. 23, 1965|
|3x11 Bedloe's Successor |
Homer Bedloe's,arch-enemy of the Hooterville Cannonball,returns to Hooterville Valley in adject disgrace and poverty.
|Nov. 30, 1965|
|3x12 The Crowded Wedding Ring |
One of Kate's olf flames pays a visit,but his efforts to rekindle their romance are thwarted by his dominating sister.
|Dec. 07, 1965|
|3x13 Uncle Joe Plays Post Office |
Uncle Joe becomes the new postmaster of Hooterville and moves the post office to the Shady Rest hotel.
|Dec. 14, 1965|
|3x14 What's a Trajectory? |
The Shady Rest hotel is visited by a mysterious and affluent guest, whom Uncle Joe deduces is a bank robber.
|Dec. 21, 1965|
|3x15 The Butler Did It |
Bobbie Joe enters a contest sponmsored by Gibney's Old English Tomato Sauce and wins first priza-an English bulter.
|Dec. 28, 1965|
|3x16 Better Never Than Late |
Kate battles rural postmasters to recover an ill-advised letter from the mails.
|Jan. 04, 1966|
|3x17 Betty Jo Catches the Bouquet |
Tomboy Betty Jo goes looking for a husband on the premise that fate has singles her out to become thhe next bride in the community.
|Jan. 11, 1966|
|3x18 Billie Jo's Independence Day |
Billie Jo moves out from under her mother's roof and discovers that independence has it's drawbacks.
|Jan. 18, 1966|
|3x19 Yogurt, Anyone? |
High- schooler Betty Jo poses as a college coed to gain the interest of a handsome college boy.
|Jan. 25, 1966|
|3x20 Only Boy in the Class |
Bobbie Jo takes pity on the only boy in her home economics class and induces her mother to help him win a passing grade.
|Feb. 01, 1966|
|3x21 The County Fair |
All the Bradley's expect to be a big winner in the contests they enter at the county-fair until Uncle Joe gives them a hand.
|Feb. 08, 1966|
|3x22 Jury at the Shady Rest |
Gluttonous jurors,lodged at the Shady Rest hotel, refuse to reach a verdict because they like Kate's food so much.
|Feb. 15, 1966|
|3x23 The Invisible Mr. Dobble |
Kate believes she has lost her mind when she finds that one of her guests at the Shady Rest hotel is invisable.
|Feb. 22, 1966|
|3x24 It's Not the Principle, It's the Money |
Kate tries to refurbish the Shady Rest hotel to attract conventions, while Uncle Joe plans to make it a shambles to reduce taxes.
|Mar. 01, 1966|
|3x25 War of the Hotels |
Kate fights a no0holds-barred ""hotel war"" with Murdock Sneep, unscrupulous operator plane of the rival Pixley Hotel.
|Mar. 08, 1966|
|3x26 The Windfall |
On an excursion to Pixley[ostensibly to look for a job], Uncle Joe stumbles on a fortune in buried money.
|Mar. 15, 1966|
|3x27 Second Honeymoon |
Uncle's Joe solicitude threatens the 10-year marriage of a couple who have returned to the Shady Rest for a second honeymoon.
|Mar. 22, 1966|
|3x28 Kate Sells the Hotel |
Convinced that her daughters would like to move to New York, Kate clinches a deal to sell the Shady Rest hotel.
|Mar. 29, 1966|
|3x29 Kate Bradley, Peacemaker |
Kate acts as peacemaker when a feud between Floyd and Charley threatens to end the operation of the Hooterville Cannonball.
|Apr. 05, 1966|
|3x30 Whatever Happened to Betty Jo? |
Beety Jo fails to return home fro school on time, and her alarmed mother concludes she has run away to get married.
|Apr. 12, 1966|
|3x31 Every Bachelor Should Have a Family |
|Apr. 19, 1966|
|3x32 The Young Matchmakers |
Widow Kate's three daughters organize a lonely hearts club to find eligible bachelors for her.
|Apr. 26, 1966|
|3x33 Hooterville Valley Project |
|May. 03, 1966|
|3x34 Betty Jo's Bike |
he Shady Rest hotel becomes a giant nursery when Betty's Jo's baby-sitting business falls into the lap of her mother, Kate.
|May. 10, 1966|
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