Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
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Steve, the Apple Polisher 

J.P. Marshall, an industrialist who recently bought much of the farm land in the valley, has checked into the hotel. Uncle Joe sees his stay as an opportunity to secure the lucrative crop ... See full summary »

Director:

Ralph Levy

Writers:

Paul Henning (created by), Charles Stewart | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bea Benaderet ... Kate Bradley (credit only)
Edgar Buchanan ... Uncle Joe Carson
Linda Henning ... Betty Jo Bradley (as Linda Kaye)
Mike Minor ... Steve Elliott
Meredith MacRae ... Billie Jo Bradley
Lori Saunders ... Bobbie Jo Bradley
Joi Lansing ... Millicent Marshall
Frank Wilcox ... J. P. Marshall
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Storyline

J.P. Marshall, an industrialist who recently bought much of the farm land in the valley, has checked into the hotel. Uncle Joe sees his stay as an opportunity to secure the lucrative crop dusting contract for his fields. This news will be welcome for Steve and Betty Jo, as Steve lost his latest contract due to not wanting to kowtow to the client anymore, which in turn has turned the color of their books from black to red. Uncle Joe convinces Steve to do whatever Marshall wants to secure the contract. When Steve agrees, he didn't think there would be any difficulties in doing so, until he meets Marshall's daughter, the voluptuous Millicent Marshall, who has her sights set on Steve. It seems that winning Marshall's contract means being nice to Millicent. While Uncle Joe still wants Steve to cater to both Marshall and Millicent's whims, Betty Jo, with Billie Jo and Bobbie Jo at her side, doesn't like Millicent as the competition. Caught in the middle is Steve, who has to decide if being ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1968 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmways Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the episodes filmed without Bea Benaderet as illness gradually forced her to exit from the series. See more »

Soundtracks

Petticoat Junction
(uncredited)
Written by Curt Massey & Paul Henning
Performed by Curt Massey
[Series theme song played during the opening titles and credits]
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