Betty Jo has a new friend, a little dog that follows her around, but Kate says the animal must go.
Kate's friend, Elsie, comes to stay at Shady Rest while waiting to have her baby, and a nervous Uncle Joe immediately works out a master plan to get a doctor to Shady Rest when the crucial time arrives
Uncle Joe has grown extremely fond of pretty librarian Phyllis Marsh, who has set up a traveling library in the baggage car of the Hooterville Cannonball
Homer Bedloe sees an opportunity to close down the Hooterville Cannonball when he learns that an Indian tribe has legal title to the land the Cannonball's tracks are on
Hooterville will have to go some to retain its record as the first community in the state to file election returns--Crabwell Corners has got itself an automatic voting machine
Billie Jo enters a picture of the family dog in a pet-food company's contest, and the mutt is selected one of five finalists.
Uncle Joe shocks Kate by bringing home a buffalo! It's part of his scheme to dupe a wealthy British sportsman into coming to "Shady Rest Hunting Lodge
Shady Rest has an exotic guest: Betty Jo's Japanese pen pal Nobuko
Homer Bedloe, the Hooterville Cannonball's arch-enemy, has been having terrible nightmares about the train. To get rid of them, his psychiatrist suggests that he "learn to love" the Cannonball
Food salesman Jack Crandall, a passenger on the Cannonball, is stunned when the train stops just so Charley and Floyd can pick apples for Kate's special recipe: Bachelor Butter
Rumor has it that Billie Jo is secretly engaged to Dan Plout, who is none other than the son of Kate's arch-enemy, Selma Plout.
Shady Rest is invaded by the Army, which is conducting maneuvers in the area, and some of the troops are more interested in Kate's daughters than they are in the war games.
The members of the Hooterville Volunteer Fire Department Band are trying to raise money because without it, they cannot establish a Hooterville Volunteer Fire Department.
Uncle Joe is convinced that Shady Rest is haunted by the ghost of Chester W. Farnsworth, a guest at the hotel some fifty years ago.
Uncle Joe has begun corresponding with the Widow Perkins, an old flame who left Joe standing at the altar - and then married the best man.
Billie Jo has landed her first job, but Kate's not so sure she approves: Billie's going to be private secretary to novelist Oliver Fenton, whose books have been banned in Hooterville
It's some miles to the nearest telephone and the girls are beginning to feel like social outcasts, but Kate can't afford to have a special line run to Shady Rest. Uncle Joe devises a scheme to connect all of the phone-less citizens of Hooterville using barbed wire hooked to Army surplus phones.
Hooterville's embarrassed volunteer firemen, unable to put out a blaze on the Cannonball, have to call for outside help.
As Hooterville's bounty hunter, Uncle Joe may finally get the chance to capture someone: Two escaped convicts are in the area.
The Cannonball must temporarily cease operations: A bird has established a nest in the train's smokestack. Needless to say, Homer Bedloe tries to turn the situation to his advantage
Sam Drucker's customers at the general store are deserting him to shop at a new supermarket in nearby Pixley
Uncle Joe wants to invite the governor of the state to visit Hooterville, but no one will support his proposal
Surveyors discover that Shady Rest straddles the county border and Uncle Joe plans to play this up as a sure-fire tourist attraction.
The hotel needs a new water heater and Uncle Joe wants to pay for it by selling stock in the Shady Rest Hotel Corporation.
Hooterville is feuding with neighboring Crabwell Corners over possession of a Spanish-American cannon, and Betty Jo is feuding with Tad Winslow of that town over who has the better dog
A top-secret Air Force camera, equipped with a detonating device to prevent its capture, falls out of a plane--and lands at Shady Rest.
Homer Bedloe has arranged for the Pixley Bank to foreclose on Kate Bradley's mortgage, so Uncle Joe and the daughters are forced to seek employment
Betty Jo's pal, Willie, has a knack for predicting the right outcome of each roulette spin. Uncle Joe tries to use his ability to save the whole valley from the foreclosing wrath of Pixley Bank President, Homer Bedloe.
Uncle Joe thinks it's time Hooterville elected a mayor and he has an excellent candidate in mind: himself.
No one in Hooterville wants any part of Uncle Joe, for the word's around that he is a jinx
Dog Catcher Hinky Mittenfloss, who's been after the Bradley dog for some time, locks up the pooch on charges of killing a farmer's chickens.
A music professor recommends that would-be singer Bobbie Jo go to New York for singing lessons, Billie Jo wins a chance for a screen-test in Hollywood, and Betty Jo earns a scholarship at a school in New Hampshire. Kate only has enough money to send one off to take advantage of their once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, so who will it be?
Fed up with chopping wood for Kate's old wood-burner, Uncle Joe cooks up a scheme to get her to buy a new stove.
Betty Jo has given up baseball to dedicate her life to science--or at least to her handsome new science teacher
Uncle Joe buys a goat which he hopes to milk for millions--by peddling the milk as a hair-growing balm to aid Hooterville's numerous bald citizens.
Circus boss Harry Harmon has heard about Uncle Joe's reputation as an easy mark, and he plans to con Joe into letting the flat-broke circus troupe take up lodging at Shady Rest.