Some of the classic in-character product advertisements with the cast of Petticoat Junction.
Paul Henning talks about his life and Petticoat Junction.
Interview with Linda Kaye Henning and Pay Woodell: Interview with Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo Bradley, who discuss their time on Petticoat Junction (Part 1)
Interview with Linda Kaye Henning and Pay Woodell: Interview with Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo Bradley, who discuss their time on Petticoat Junction (Part 2)
The Petticoat Junction girls spoof the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show
Homer Bedloe from the railroad company tries to shut down the Cannonball train, but he's no match for Kate Bradley of the Shady Rest.
To save the Cannonball, Kate hatches a scheme to hide its aging engine.
The railroad president comes to town to shut down the Cannonball but becomes enchanted by the staff of the Shady Rest.
No one can attend Kate's Shady Rest Jamboree after Norman Curtis makes the Cannonball inoperative.
Kate pretends to fall in love with Floyd after his bad experience with a mail-order bride.
Joe goes into the cologne business.
Betty Jo's skill at pitching horseshoes threatens the title owned by annual champion Pixley Fats.
Kate counsels Bobbie Jo in the ways of attracting men.
The Cannonball's bank shipment is the target of two young train robbers.
When Bedloe plots to have his superiors ride the Cannonball, Kate leads a plan to give the executives first-class service.
When Kate hires Herbie to boost his self-confidence, Joe thinks he's being put out to pasture.
Uncle Joe tries to make the Shady Rest into a honeymoon hotel.
A brochure describing the Shady Rest of the future is prematurely mailed to a Hooterville travel columnist.
Bedloe plans to stop the Cannonball from making its traditional Christmas caroling tour.
Billie Jo's suitor Herbie Bates is drafted into the armed services.
Bobbie Jo is enamored with a visiting beatnik poet.
Billie Jo receives $500 that her late father designated for her to become a doctor, but she wants to be an actress instead.
Kate confers with Judge Drucker to see if she can legally prevent Billie Jo from going to Hollywood.
A movie idol wants to hide away from the spotlight at the Shady Rest.
Uncle Joe tells two plump ladies that the Shady Rest is a reducing farm.
Bedloe returns with a retired railroad tycoon who is interested in buying the Cannonball.
When Uncle Joe sells a painting for its valuable frame, he thinks he's on the road to artistic success.
Betty Jo's first crush is more interested in tinkering with cars than romance.
Uncle Joe drums up business by spreading rumors about a silver strike in the area.
Uncle Joe promotes a talent contest and tries to ensure that one of his three nieces wins.
Kate's old school pal conspires with the girls to round up some marriage prospects for Kate.
Uncle Joe tries to cash in on Beatlemania by casting his nieces in a musical group.
Uncle Joe tries to start his own railroad, powered by Orville Miggs' broken-down car.
When Bedloe again tries to shutter the Cannonball, Kate foils his plans by buying stock in the railroad.
Kate's bank loan depends on a visiting socialite's recommendation of the Shady Rest.
Feeling neglected, Charley quits his job as engineer of the Cannonball.
Railroad president Norman Curtis sends his dog on a vacation at the Shady Rest.
Kate is visited by an old schoolmate who has become a millionaire, but Uncle Joe has him pegged as a con artist.
Bedloe returns to with his son, who is as hateful and devious as his father.
A business executive returns home to Hooterville and impresses the locals with her administrative ability and her handling of men.
Kate is trapped by a cave-in just when the Shady Rest is a candidate for hosting a big convention.
With Kate incapacitated, Joe and the girls try to win the business of a large convention.
When a notoriously tough former schoolteacher visits, Kate and the girls plot to get her back into teaching.
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.
Kate become an anonymous celebrity when she writes a lovelorn column for the local paper.
Uncle Joe gets into trouble trying when he tries get his winning raffle ticket from Kate Bradley who is serving on a jury.
The Shady Rest Dog becomes wealthy when a lawyer arrives at the hotel to announces that the dog has inherited $200
Bobbie Jo conts on a "good luck" ring to help her win a spelling contest.
Uncle Joe pretends he is a general contractor so he can make a few dollars handling the renovation of the Green Acres farmhouse.
Bobbie Joe must accomplish a seemingly impossible feat in order to quality for memership in Hooterville High's School's only sorrity.
Ths Shady Rest Hotel acquires a house physician, much to the distress of proprietor Kate.
Kate's daughters clamor for her to invite rock'n roll star King Ring-a-Ding to perform at a benefit show.
Uncle Joe becomes a fight promoter when he meets up with a young local plumber with the size and strength of a gorilla.
A week in New York City transforms Betty Jo from a country girl into a svelte sophisticate.
Homer Bedloe's,arch-enemy of the Hooterville Cannonball,returns to Hooterville Valley in adject disgrace and poverty.
One of Kate's olf flames pays a visit,but his efforts to rekindle their romance are thwarted by his dominating sister.
Uncle Joe becomes the new postmaster of Hooterville and moves the post office to the Shady Rest hotel.
The Shady Rest hotel is visited by a mysterious and affluent guest, whom Uncle Joe deduces is a bank robber.
Bobbie Joe enters a contest sponmsored by Gibney's Old English Tomato Sauce and wins first priza-an English bulter.
Kate battles rural postmasters to recover an ill-advised letter from the mails.
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.
Billie Jo moves out from under her mother's roof and discovers that independence has it's drawbacks.
High- schooler Betty Jo poses as a college coed to gain the interest of a handsome college boy.
Bobbie Jo takes pity on the only boy in her home economics class and induces her mother to help him win a passing grade.
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.
Gluttonous jurors,lodged at the Shady Rest hotel, refuse to reach a verdict because they like Kate's food so much.
Kate believes she has lost her mind when she finds that one of her guests at the Shady Rest hotel is invisable.
Kate tries to refurbish the Shady Rest hotel to attract conventions, while Uncle Joe plans to make it a shambles to reduce taxes.
Kate fights a no0holds-barred "hotel war" with Murdock Sneep, unscrupulous operator plane of the rival Pixley Hotel.
On an excursion to Pixley[ostensibly to look for a job], Uncle Joe stumbles on a fortune in buried money.
Uncle's Joe solicitude threatens the 10-year marriage of a couple who have returned to the Shady Rest for a second honeymoon.
Convinced that her daughters would like to move to New York, Kate clinches a deal to sell the Shady Rest hotel.
Kate acts as peacemaker when a feud between Floyd and Charley threatens to end the operation of the Hooterville Cannonball.
Beety Jo fails to return home fro school on time, and her alarmed mother concludes she has run away to get married.
Widow Kate's three daughters organize a lonely hearts club to find eligible bachelors for her.
The Shady Rest hotel becomes a giant nursery when Betty's Jo's baby-sitting business falls into the lap of her mother, Kate.
Uncle Joe starts a Free Wedding and Honeymoon Contest to promote business for the Shady Rest Hotel
A young crop-dusting pilot makes a crash landing near the Shady Rest Hotel and an equally hard impact on Kate Bradley's daughters
Steve Elliott is about to lose his crop-dusting plane unless he can get up an overdue payment
Kate Bradley forbids Bobbie Jo to join her junior-college chums for an all-night outing on the town
Hooterville residents, taking over operation of the Cannonball, demand so many changes that the train's crew decides to quit.
Kate Bradley tangles with Selma Plout when Selma tries to lure pilot Steve Elliott into marriage with her daughter
Kate Bradley loses her regular post as producer of Hooterville's almost annual charity show to her conniving arch-enemy, Selma Plout.
Hooterville is thrown into chaos when Uncle Joe tries to scare up some crop-dusting business for Steve Elliott
The presence of a competitor for Kate's hand motivates storekeeper Sam Drucker to confess his longstanding secret passion for her.
Betty Jo dumbfounds her disdainful elder sisters by landing a date for the dance with two handsome men
Homer Bedloe tries to stop the Cannonball when he finds that the train's schedule has been altered for medical purposes.
Scrooge-like Homer Bedloe derails Kate's plan for Christmas Eve caroling and gift-distributing aboard the Hooterville Cannonball
Kate Bradley's perennial foe, Selma Plout, schemes to cheat Kate's daughter, Billie Jo, out of a weekend in "Excitement City".
The Cannonball service creaks to a halt when Uncle Joe becomes General Manager of the Hooterville railroad
The Shady Rest Hotel is beset by dog problems when Uncle Joe tries to make a quick buck as a dog-sitter
Jealousy permeates the Shady Rest Hotel when the Bradley girls invite each other's boyfriends to the Turnabout Dance.
Kate Bradley sells the virtues of human kindness to a touring temperance lecturer who is neglecting his small son
Residents of the Shady Rest Hotel are thrown into a turmoil when a talent contest is held in Hooterville
Billie Jo lands her first professional singing engagement, one night at the Flamingo Room in the Springdale Hotel
Billie Jo Bradley becomes jealous of her sweetheart, aviator Steve Elliott, and her youngest sister, Betty Jo.
Billie Jo is stunned when Steve Elliott all but announces that he is about to marry a former girl friend
To boost business at the Shady Rest, Uncle Joe and Sam Drucker promote a fishing contest but delay paying for the prize merchandise.
Kate Bradley's daughters are first for, then against, their mother's plan to sell the Shady Rest Hotel
Kate Bradley becomes worried when Bobbie Jo begins associating with a strange group of friends after she wins a poetry award.
The arrival of an old Air Force buddy endangers Steve Elliott's status with the Bradley sisters
Kate Bradley's Shady Rest Hotel is patronized by a guest who gives every indication of being from outer space.
Bobbie Jo and Betty Jo compete for the favor of Steve Elliott, heretofore the boyfriend of their sister, Billie Jo.
It's the males vs. the females when an increase in population requires the election of a new county supervisor
The Shady Rest Hotel becomes a "diet farm" when Cousin Mae brings in an overweight girl and starts a weight reduction program.
Folks at the Shady Rest hotel find Betty Jo extremely changed after a trip to Europe[her graduation present].
Kate puts herself in a foolish position when she becomes overly suspicious of one of her daughter's actions.
A romantic problem develops when Betty Jo finds she has a secret admirer.
Kate faces a mother's problem when the youngest of her three daughters falls in love.
Thanks to Uncle's Joe's loose tongue, everybody in the valley knows that steve is going to marry Betty Jo-- except Betty Jo.
Betty's Jo's ramshackle"dream house"momentarily disrupts her romance with Steve.
Floyd Smoot, suddenly engaged to none other than Selma Plout, convinces Steve Elliott that he and Betty Jo should have a double wedding.
Steve's parents pay an unexpected visit to meet the Bradley family--and to sample Betty's Jo highly touted cooking.
Betty Jo faces a perplexing problems as her wedding day draws near--she has four gowns to wear.
Kate expects a long-distance call at Sam's store from Betty Jo and Steve in Hawaii, and Hooterville goes wild with excitement.
Kate fears that her honeymooning daughter and son-in-law have forgotten her birthday.
Newlyweds Steve and Betty Jo Elliott have first spat--over Steve's first night out with the boys.
Railroad executive Homer Bedloe shows up again with a new scheme to get the Cannonball discontinued.
Kate decides to contest a jaywalking ticket she receives in Pixley.
Uncle Joe attempts to upgrade the facilies of the Shady Rest hotel to impress representative of a hotel association.
Uncle Joe's entry into the beekeeping business disrupts newlyweds Steve and Betty JO Elliott.
Steve and Betty Jo each bor new furniture fro their home without telling the other about it.
As two crusading newpapers reporters,Bobbie Jo and her boyfriend take overe the "Hooterville World Guardian."
Newlywed Betty Jo encourages husband Steven to become an apple polisher to secure a lucative crop--dusting contract.
Uncle Joe's proclivity for off-key singing prompts his dismissal from a barber shop quartet-- just before a local talent contest.
A feud develops over the Bradley family dog's apparently divided loyalty.
Changes due to middle age make Uncle Joe and Sam Drucker unrecognizable to a girl they both once courted.
Uncle Joe takes over the Shady Rest and is almost run out of town for allegedly tossing out on old for non-payment of rent.
A slick, big--city promotion man concocts a phony publicity build-up to promote Billie Jo's first record.
Cousin Mae wrecks havoc at the Shady Rest hotel, until Aunt Helen comes to the rescue.
"Deputy" Joe Carson captures a desperate bank robber with the help of Aunt Helen and a war-surplus life raft.
Sam Drucker's vacation at the Shady Rest hotel turns out to be a big disappoitment for Uncle Joe.
Betty Jo and Steve swear never to remove their wedding rings,but the next day she accidentally drops hers down the drain of the kitchen sink.
Kate comes home and finds everything normal--there's a mix up on where to meet her, and fireworks set the Pixley depot ablaze.
Betty Jo and Steve argue about where their unborn baby should be born
Betty Jo reluctantly appears on a live television program as a member of "The Singing Sweethearts."
The attention lavished on the expecting Betty Jo makes Steve feel left out, so he goes fishing with uncle Joe.
The pregnant Betty Jo is ready to have her baby but problems arise when Wendell, the conductor won't wake up and Betty Jo has to drive the train herself
Granny goes to Hooterville to take care of Betty Jo's new baby, but loses her glasses and mistakes the family dog for the child.
Richard Arlen and Buddy Rogers arrive for a premiere of "Wings"--40 years late.
Doc Stuart's new associate turns out to be an attractive woman, which seems to displease everyone in Hooterville.
Dr. Janet Craig, rebuffed as a phsician by the local males, sets out to win them over as a woman--and a good cook.
In an attempt to get rid of lady Dr. Craig, Uncle Joe fakes an illness that becomes real.
A handsome suitor shows up unexpectedly and threatens to take Dr. Janet Craig from the valley.
Betty Jo and Steve enjoy an evening out, unaware that their baby has gone to jail with her sitter.
Granny's eatable gift might be the only thing to save the valley from losing their beloved train, when Bedloe returns to Hooterville with a brand-new scheme to bring about the end of the Cannonball.
Bobbie Jo decides to become an emancipated woman and leave Hooterville.
When it appears that Steve is beginning to take his wife too much for granted, Bobbie Jo tries to make him be more demonstrative.
Five eminently qualified and extremely jealous rivals volunteer to be baby Kathy Jo's godfather.
A big-city comedian alienates all of Hooterville by making fun of local characters.
To go to New York or not to go to New York--that is the question faced by Steve and Betty Joafter Steve geta a big job offer.
Three old friends become rivals for the affections of a charming libarian.
Plans for the annual Hooterville Founders' Day celebration are wrecked by generation-gap dissension.
Uncle Joe leads a delegation out to Washington, D.C., to save Sam Ducker's post office.
Steve Elliott is delcared out of bounds in his house when it appears his baby daughter is allergic to him.
Lazy Uncle Joe, who fancies himself a human dynamo, announces his retirement.
The Hooterville folks are faced with a larcenous fund-raiser when they try to find enough money to buy the church a new organ.
The future of the Shady Rest hangs on the outcome of a race between the Cannonball and an overland taxi.
The people of Hooterville do everything they can think of to prevent Dr. Craig from leaving to work for a famed neurologist.
Steve Elliott hurriedly takes off on a crop-dusting job, not knowing he underbid for the assignment by $1800.
The dog suddenly becomes a second-class citizen at the Shady Rest hotel when Steve and Betty Jo and Betty Jo move in.
Uncle Joe, caught with too many fish in his possessions by Game Warden Orrin Pike, is threatened with a jail sentence.
Betty Jo finds herself growing jealous of the attention Steve is giving to their daughter, so the pair go on a second honeymoon together, at their old cottage. But the couple's romantic mood is spoiled by a lack of electricity, Mr. Haney's intrusive realty service, and a bunch of hobos.
Two rough motorcyclists,suspected of poaching, are too many and too tough for Game Warren Orrin Pike to capture.
Sparks fly when the three Bradley sisters and Dr. Craig find themself competitors in a beauty contest.
An unknown singer tries to smuggle an adorable Vietnamese orphan into the United States by bringing her to Hooterville.
When a glamorous author, with her eyes on Steve, moves into the Shady Rest hotel to write a novel, the girls work overtime to find a way to get her to leave.
Dr. Craig mobilizes an effort to inoculate the whole valley with flu shots, but a hillbilly family with a stubborn patriarch threatens to ruin her plans.
Bickering over sharing a bathroom with Uncle Joe leads to Steve & Betty Jo considering moving out. They haven't much luck with Mr. Haney's realty choices, and Haney isn't much help either in helping Joe install a new bathroom at the hotel.
Bobby Jo's boyfriend Orrin finally manages to make friends with Uncle Joe when he rescues the old fellow from a hungry bear.
Baby Kathy Jo almost misses her ffirst birthday party when she lands in jail with Uncle Joe.
Uncle Joe tries to get rid of the pet chimp who is gradually wrecking the Shady Rest hotel.
Uncle Joe discovers that the 75th anniversary of the railroad between Hooterville & Pixley is approaching, and seeks to take control of the ceremony.
An industrialist registers at the Shady Rest and offers Uncle Joe a chance to make a fortune.
Bobbie Jo attempts to soften up Billie's Jo's new boyfriend for marriage.
Selme Plout's scheme to snag a husband for her daughter almost forces Steve out of the crop-dusting business.
Orrin Pike is osserved buying a ring, and the family jumps to the conclusion that he's going to propose to Bobbie Jo.
Shy Orrin Pike becomes a big man when an old deed indicates he is the legal owner of the entire Hooterville Valley.
Steve's Uncle George visits the Shady Rest hotel and lives up to his repulation as a troublemaker.
Bille Jo returns from Chicago with a visionary zeal for the women's liberation movement, and enlists her sisters in "the cause."
It becomes a tragic matter when it appears that Steve and Betty Jo's honeymoon cottage will be demolished for a new highway.
Selma Plout tries to slap a lawsuit against Uncle Jo for a whiplash injury suffered in a fall from a hammock.
Floyd retires, leaving Uncle Joe to take over the duties of running the Cannonball, once again. His strict schedule-keeping is the least of the valley's worries, as the C&FW Railroad is planning to scrap the train for a tax write-off!
Billie Jo tries to spread love through the valley with a new theory of sensitivity training.
The Bradley's are shaken by the news that a handsome and wealthy male doctor is coming to visit their own Dr. Janet Craig, with intentions of offering her a place at his side at a new practice in Hawaii.