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  Classic TV Shows - Beverly Hillbillies
So he moved his family from Sibley in the Ozarks to Beverly Hills.
Drydale (Harriet E. MacGibbon) who lived next door as the Clampett's were as crude as their oil.
The Beverly Hillbillies became an instant hit and ranked
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  The Beverly Hillbillies Summary
The Beverly Hillbillies is the old story of city slicker versus country bumpkin, of education versus wisdom; and though the laughs are at the Hillbillies' expense, in the end they almost always come out on top despite their lack of sophistication.
The Beverly Hillbillies premiered to a critical blasting and yet within a few weeks was at the top of the ratings and remained popular for the length of its run.
The Beverly Hillbillies was a TV sitcom about a hillbilly family living in Southern California in the 1960s.
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 Beverly Hillbillies Slot Machines - IGT Slots Game
The Beverly Hillbillies slot machine from IGT is an absolute favorite of mine.
The Beverly Hillbillies was one of the best sitcoms of the sixties, so when I heard IGT was making a Beverly Hillbillies slots game, I knew it would be a big hit.
That means every time someone across the country plays The Beverly Hillbillies slots, the jackpot increases.
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 Beverly Hillbillies | Homepage | Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods | Fredericksburg, Texas
The new Beverly Hillbillies line of specialty sauces is an exciting new project for Fischer and Wieser Specialty Foods.
That's what it would take in paid advertising to reach four generations of Americans." As further confirmation of the show's recognizability and popularity, the special one-hour retrospective titled The Legend of The Beverly Hillbillies, which aired on May 24, 1993, was the fourth highest rated prime-time show in the weekly Neilson ratings.
Jethro's Beverly Hillbillies Mansion and Casino is set to break ground in Northern Nevada this summer.
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 Beverly Hillbillies DVD : TV Shows and Series On Dvd | TVAddicts.Tv   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Beverly Hillbillies is a tv situation comedy about the Clampetts, a poor family from the Ozarks mountains, who suddenly found themselves very rich when widowed head of the family Jed Calmpett (Bubby Ebsen) accidentally discovered oil in his worthless property.
The Beverly Hillbillies ran on CBS from 1962 to 1971 for over 200 episodes.
The Beverly Hillbillies is a collection of 44 DVDs in a 8 box set as shown above, all episodes are organize from pilot to finale.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I think Beverly Hillbillies fl and white episodes are the best...the color episodes lose something, but the most surreal sitcom movement of all time is the episode where Jed appears in a flashy gold derby and full body jumpsuit, strumming a double neck guitar ala Jimmy Paige and singing "Oh Baby!".
The Beverly Hillbillies is the best show ever broadcast on T.V. But it did jump the shark when they did the episodes about the frogman (Mark Pendleton I believe) they wore that out and the show never rebounded.
This "rural" comedy about a hillbilly family who strike oil on their land and mvoe to Beverly Hills, California was, I believe, a perfect escape for TV viewers trying to get away from the horror of the war-torn 1960's.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies
The Beverly Hillbillies became an instant hit and ranked #1 in the ratings for the 1962-1963 and 1963-1964 seasons.
Drysdale and John Cushing, who ran the Merchant's Bank in Beverly Hills, since the latter was always trying to get the Clampetts to move their funds to his bank.
CBS aired reruns of "The Beverly Hillbillies" weekday mornings from September 1966 to September 1972.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The adventures of the hillbilly Clampett family who discovered oil on their Ozark Mountains ranch and then buggered off to a luxurious thirty-two room mansion at 518 Crestview Drive in Beverly Hills, CA, to live the high life.
All may have been past their prime but audience ratings remained high, and the network's only valid reason for cancelling was a commercial one: polls indicated that the shows were attracting the wrong type of viewers for the advertisers.
That same year (on 24 May 1993), CBS presented The Legend Of The Beverly Hillbillies, featuring surviving members of the original cast linking old clips and explaining what happened to the Clampetts and their acquaintances since it ended.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962-71, CBS) was the brainchild of Paul Henning, the cracker-barrel surrealist also responsible for Petticoat Junction, The Real McCoys, and, notably, Green Acres.
Despite the silliness of much of its humor, The Beverly Hillbillies managed to bolster its credibility among its core audience with a kind of hillbilly authenticism.
Bluegrass avatars Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs were enlisted for the theme song, which quickly became a number-one hit on country-western charts, and they frequently appeared on the show as themselves (long before their music was spot-appropriated for its native exoticism by Bonnie and Clyde).
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 Beverly Hillbillies "The Clampetts Strike Oil"
Note that when she recovered from being flabbergasted by this response, it was Pearl specifically who came up with the idea of moving the family to Beverly Hills.
Pearl's main convincing pitch to Jed on the idea of moving to Beverly Hills was that it would be good for Granny's health, out where it never snows.
This set up the first indication of the hillbillies as super strapping physical specimens, as Jed laments the time Granny fell in the snow and broke her hip.
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 Beverly Hillbillies - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
The Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills was run by Milburn Drysdale with his trusty secretary Jane Hathaway.
Was Robert Kulp married to Nancy Kulp of the Beverly Hillbillies?
Beverly Durand and Scott Fowler are in it.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies
I'll share my favorite Hillbillies line, but not before discussing the phenomenon of the extended Clampett family's descent upon Beverly Hills in their 1921 flatbed after striking it rich when an oil well sprouted in their front yard back home in the Ozarks.
The Hillbillies climb to the top was one of the swiftest in television history.
The Clampetts' backwoods moral superiority would ruin the theme of the show, which was to spoof the frivolous, self-absorbed Beverly Hills lifestyle, not pass judgment on it, much in the same way Norman Lear would treat the urban blue-collar lifestyle with All in the Family.
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 BBC - Comedy Guide - The Beverly Hillbillies
Scarcely before recognising that his discovery is a life-changing one, a magnate from the OK Oil Company hands Jed $25m for his land and he is encouraged to move with his family from their one-room rundown mountain cabin to a 35-room mansion in Beverly Hills and live the life of the idle rich.
From here on, through 274 sequential episodes, a wonderful vein of comedy was mined, in which the backwaters family tried to adapt their simple country ways to the LA lifestyle and millionaire's row.
Anxious to ensure that the hillbillies come to no harm in the greedy real world, he installs them in the mansion neighbouring his, a fact that never ceases to upset his snob of a wife, Margaret.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) - A Review by David Nusair
It's fitting that The Beverly Hillbillies is based on a popular sitcom, given that the film feels perfectly suited to the small screen.
It's hard to say exactly where The Beverly Hillbillies goes wrong, though it'd be hard not to lay blame at the film's overwhelming innocuousness.
The Beverly Hillbillies doesn't require the viewer to have seen the original show, though it is possible fans may derive more enjoyment out of the film than neophytes (simply because they can marvel at how accurate the whole thing is, while overlooking the general lack of creativity on display).
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 Beverly Hillbillies, The download @ Game Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Based on the campy TV sitcom of the same name, The Beverly Hillbillies the game's plot follows the first few episodes of the series.
You play Jed Clampett, the good-natured old hillbilly who is contentedly living on his ranch, oblivious that his life was about to change forever.
Overall, The Beverly Hillbillies is a thoroughly average adventure that is good for a few laughs, but little else.
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Schneider is just as lacking in charisma here as he is in his own movies, and Thompson convinces more as a French governess than she does as the vampish shrew impersonating one to seduce Jeb out of his fortune.
Truth be told, the film is thrown together and cheap, scripted by the usual five writers (which is somehow not as funny as one writer on his or her own) and going through its motions so lackadaisically that analysis would only serve to honour its cause.
Not that Spheeris has much to work with in The Beverly Hillbillies, but really, little is more than the nothing she brings to the project.
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 'The Beverly Hillbillies' and Buick? - PreWarBuick.com
That opening vignette showed them arriving in Southern California: "they loaded up the truck and moved to Beverly; Hills, that is." The Clampetts continued to drive it around town, this unapologetic symbol of their strong-willed independence and immunity to social pressures or the scorn of snobbish neighbors.
Co-starring in The Beverly Hillbillies, along with the truck, were Max Baer as Jethro, Irene Ryan as Granny Clampett, and Donna Douglas as Elly May. The show was created and produced by Paul Henning.
On May 6, 1976, the "Beverly Hillbillies" truck was donated to the Ralph Foster Museum, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, by Paul Henning, the producer of the TV show.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies
The story of this simple backwoods family and their hilarious relocation from the hills of Appalachia to Beverly Hills captured the imagination of the TV watching public.
The Beverly Hillbillies was a hit from the first show until its amazing run ended, nine seasons later.
Unfazed by their newfound wealth or by their ne community's shallowness, they remained true to themselves, and in the process entertained millions with their simple take on things.
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 Beverly Hillbillies Trivia Quiz - Associated Content
The Beverly Hillbillies ran from 1962 until 1971.
Imagine a hillbilly being so poor he had a hard time putting food on the table for his family.
We can just watch a rerun of the Beverly Hillbillies, which started in 1962 and ran until it was cancelled in 1971.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies TV Show - The Beverly Hillbillies Television Show - TV.com
Jed Clampett and kin, a poor Ozark Hillbilly family, were barely surviving until one lucky day.
Jed and his family get to Beverly Hills, and their money goes into the Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills, with President Mr.
For the nine years the clan is in Beverly Hills, all kinds of things happen.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies News
The Beverly Hillbillies News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Irene Ryan may be best known as Granny on the classic TV series "The Beverly Hillbillies," but mention her name around a bunch of college theater students and watch their eyes light up.
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 Beverly Hillbillies
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The Clampetts, an Ozark hillbilly family, accidentally struck it rich when patriarch Jed, while hunting, shot the ground and struck oil.
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 "The Beverly Hillbillies" (1962)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A nouveau riche family of hillbillies move to Beverly Hills and refuse to conform and shake up privileged society there.
The series revolves around the sidesplitting culture clash that ensues when the country bumpkin Clampett family moves to Beverly Hills after father, Jed Clampett, stumbles upon oil on his land and becomes a multi millionaire.
In dramatic contrast to these hillbillies are the wealthy and status conscious Beverly Hills citizenry, as personified by Jed's banker, Mr.
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 Abandonia - Abandonware DOS Games - Download Beverly Hillbillies, The
One of the ultimate culture clashes that appeared on TV was probably when simple rural folks became rich and moved to a prestigious neighbourhood.
Next you drive to Beverly Hills, where people are just too eager to relieve you of all that money.
There are also quite a few sequences where you need to move around, like the maze of Beverly Hills, while looking for your house.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies DVD.
Another time Drysdale bought the Beverly Hillbillies never took itself too seriously.
The Clampetts lived in his insistence that he was a genius because he didn't understand what was going on in class and the Hillbillies were unaware of talking pictures or more contemporary movie stars.
Granny's favorite actor is Hoot Gibson but she also has an intense crush on William S. Hart and the still Granny had installed to make moonshine" which she slyly refers to as" pot-passers."* Mr.
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 The Beverly Hillbillies - Rotten Tomatoes
A family of country bumpkins strikes oil in their backyard and moves from the backwoods of Arkansas to the mean streets of Beverly Hills.
It's fitting that The Beverly Hillbillies is based on a popular sitcom, given that the film feels perfectly suited to the small screen.
The Beverly Hillbillies is stupid to the max.
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