Set a spell and enjoy the country charm and humorous appeal of the Clampett clan, stars of the highest-rated half-hour show in TV history. Premiering in 1962, “The Beverly Hillbillies” sprang onto the American landscape like bubblin’ crude, turning into television’s number one show faster than any sitcom in history. A supreme television classic, this CBS-TV folklore favorite ran for nine years and still holds the record for TV’s highest-rated half hour.
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Season 1 Ep.25: The Family Tree
Pearl is tired of all the old things around the mansion and wants Jed to buy new things so they can enter high society. This very day, Mrs. Drysdale is expecting a very important visitor, Priscilla Ralph Alden Smith Standish, who is an expert on historical artifacts and genealogy. Mrs. Drysdale wants the Clampetts to stay far away from her guest. But this backfires when Mrs. Smith Standish is told that Mrs. Drysdale is next door at the Clampett mansion, and she goes there. As soon as she arrives, Mrs. Smith Standish falls in love with all of the family’s old properties and artifacts. When Mrs. Drysdale finds out where her guest is, she calls the Clampetts, only to be told that Mrs. Smith Standish is all tied up in Jed’s trunk. Mrs. Smith Standish is looking through family treasures, but Mrs. Drysdale thinks the Clampetts are torturing her. When Mrs. Drysdale arrives, Mrs. Smith Standish tells her that she believes the Clampetts preceded the “Mayflower.” Mrs. Drysdale ends up making lye soap and washing pewter dishes to please Mrs. Smith Standish.
Reason of the public domain status: Never registered in the Library of Congress
Jed Clampett and kin, a poor Ozark Hillbilly family, were barely surviving until one lucky day. Jed while hunting for food in his swamp missed his target and struck the ground with his shot. Up through the ground came a bubblin’ crude, Oil that is, Black Gold, Texas Tea. After selling his swamp to the OK Oil Company for $25 Million, Cousin Pearl convinces Jed he should move his family to Beverly Hills. So Jed, along with his gorgeous daughter Elly May, feisty mother-in-law Granny, and half-witted nephew Jethro, all head to this new land inhabited by movie stars and the well-off. Jed and his family get to Beverly Hills, and their money goes into the Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills, with President Mr. Drysdale. For the nine years the clan is in Beverly Hills, all kinds of things happen. They try to get their beautiful daughter Elly May married. Their nephew Jethro gets a high education, highest in the family – he completes school through the sixth grade. Granny has her fights with Mrs. Drysdale and gets romanced by various men. And Jed takes hold of a movie studio. They travel to New York, Washington, and England. They make silent movies. And they make a few good friends.
Cast and Crew:
Director: Ralph Levy
Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas and Irene Ryan
Original Air Date: 1962
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