Sep. 24, 1963
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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Petticoat Junction

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 4 (1966-1967)

4x01 4 4x01 Young Love
Uncle Joe starts a Free Wedding and Honeymoon Contest to promote business for the Shady Rest Hotel
Sep. 13, 1966
4x02 4 4x02 Birdman of Shady Rest (1)
A young crop-dusting pilot makes a crash landing near the Shady Rest Hotel and an equally hard impact on Kate Bradley's daughters
Sep. 20, 1966
4x03 4 4x03 Hooterville, You're All Heart (2)
Steve Elliott is about to lose his crop-dusting plane unless he can get up an overdue payment
Sep. 27, 1966
4x04 4 4x04 He Loves Us, He Loves Us Not
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Oct. 04, 1966
4x05 4 4x05 The All-Night Party
Kate Bradley forbids Bobbie Jo to join her junior-college chums for an all-night outing on the town
Oct. 11, 1966
4x06 4 4x06 Cannonball, Inc.
Hooterville residents, taking over operation of the Cannonball, demand so many changes that the train's crew decides to quit.
Oct. 18, 1966
4x07 4 4x07 Kate Grounds Selma Plout
Kate Bradley tangles with Selma Plout when Selma tries to lure pilot Steve Elliott into marriage with her daughter
Oct. 25, 1966
4x08 4 4x08 The Almost Annual Charity Show
Kate Bradley loses her regular post as producer of Hooterville's almost annual charity show to her conniving arch-enemy, Selma Plout.
Nov. 01, 1966
4x09 4 4x09 How Bugged Was My Valley
Hooterville is thrown into chaos when Uncle Joe tries to scare up some crop-dusting business for Steve Elliott
Nov. 15, 1966
4x10 4 4x10 Twenty-Five Years Too Late
The presence of a competitor for Kate's hand motivates storekeeper Sam Drucker to confess his longstanding secret passion for her.
Nov. 22, 1966
4x11 4 4x11 The Runt Strikes Back
Betty Jo dumbfounds her disdainful elder sisters by landing a date for the dance with two handsome men
Nov. 29, 1966
4x12 4 4x12 Is There a Doctor in the Valley?
Homer Bedloe tries to stop the Cannonball when he finds that the train's schedule has been altered for medical purposes.
Dec. 13, 1966
4x13 4 4x13 The Santa Claus Special
Scrooge-like Homer Bedloe derails Kate's plan for Christmas Eve caroling and gift-distributing aboard the Hooterville Cannonball
Dec. 20, 1966
4x14 4 4x14 My Daughter the Secretary
Kate Bradley's perennial foe, Selma Plout, schemes to cheat Kate's daughter, Billie Jo, out of a weekend in ""Excitement City"".
Dec. 27, 1966
4x15 4 4x15 The Rise and Fall of a Tycoon
The Cannonball service creaks to a halt when Uncle Joe becomes General Manager of the Hooterville railroad
Jan. 03, 1967
4x16 4 4x16 His Highness the Dog
The Shady Rest Hotel is beset by dog problems when Uncle Joe tries to make a quick buck as a dog-sitter
Jan. 17, 1967
4x17 4 4x17 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Jealousy permeates the Shady Rest Hotel when the Bradley girls invite each other's boyfriends to the Turnabout Dance.
Jan. 24, 1967
4x18 4 4x18 Temperance, Temperance
Kate Bradley sells the virtues of human kindness to a touring temperance lecturer who is neglecting his small son
Jan. 31, 1967
4x19 4 4x19 A Star is Born
Residents of the Shady Rest Hotel are thrown into a turmoil when a talent contest is held in Hooterville
Feb. 07, 1967
4x20 4 4x20 Shoplifter at the Shady Rest
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Feb. 14, 1967
4x21 4 4x21 Don't Call Us
Billie Jo lands her first professional singing engagement, one night at the Flamingo Room in the Springdale Hotel
Feb. 21, 1967
4x22 4 4x22 Hey, Look Me Over
Billie Jo Bradley becomes jealous of her sweetheart, aviator Steve Elliott, and her youngest sister, Betty Jo.
Feb. 28, 1967
4x23 4 4x23 That's Max???
Billie Jo is stunned when Steve Elliott all but announces that he is about to marry a former girl friend
Mar. 07, 1967
4x24 4 4x24 The Fishing Derby
To boost business at the Shady Rest, Uncle Joe and Sam Drucker promote a fishing contest but delay paying for the prize merchandise.
Mar. 14, 1967
4x25 4 4x25 Kate's Big Deal
Kate Bradley's daughters are first for, then against, their mother's plan to sell the Shady Rest Hotel
Mar. 21, 1967
4x26 4 4x26 Author! Author!
Kate Bradley becomes worried when Bobbie Jo begins associating with a strange group of friends after she wins a poetry award.
Mar. 28, 1967
4x27 4 4x27 Steve's Ol' Buddy
The arrival of an old Air Force buddy endangers Steve Elliott's status with the Bradley sisters
Apr. 04, 1967
4x28 4 4x28 That Was the Night That Was
Kate Bradley's Shady Rest Hotel is patronized by a guest who gives every indication of being from outer space.
Apr. 11, 1967
4x29 4 4x29 The Eternal Rectangle
Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo compete for the favor of Steve Elliott, heretofore the boyfriend of their sister, Billie Jo.
Apr. 18, 1967
4x30 4 4x30 Kate's Cousin Mae
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Apr. 25, 1967
4x31 4 4x31 A House Divided
It's the males vs. the females when an increase in population requires the election of a new county supervisor
May. 02, 1967
4x32 4 4x32 Go Away, Fat
The Shady Rest Hotel becomes a ""diet farm"" when Cousin Mae brings in an overweight girl and starts a weight reduction program.
May. 09, 1967
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