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Petticoat Junction

The small farming community of Hooterville provided the setting for this highly successful rural situation comedy. Kate Bradley was the widowed owner of the only transient housing in town, the Shady Rest Hotel. Helping her run the hotel were her three beautiful daughters, Billie Jo, Bobbie Jo, and Betty Jo. Also assisting was the girls' lazy Uncle Joe, who had assumed the title of manager. In addition to her involvement with the hotel, the romantic lives of her daughters, and her association with the townspeople, Kate was constantly at odds with Homer Bedlow, vice-president of the C.F. & W. Railroad. Homer was determined to close down the steam-driven branch of the railroad that ran through Hooterville, scrap its lone engine (the Cannonball), and put its two engineers (Charlie Pratt and Floyd Smoot) out of jobs.

Show Info

Network: United States CBS (1963 - 1970)
Schedule: Saturdays (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 26 episodes
Created by: Paul Henning

7.4 (5 votes)

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
7x26: Betty Jo's BusinessApr 4, 1970
7x25: No, No, You Can't Take Her AwayMar 28, 1970
7x24: Love Rears Its Ugly HeadMar 21, 1970
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Expreso a Petticoat (Colombia Colombia)
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