Can you tell the difference between the first and last episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies?

How well do you know the beginning and the end of this classic sitcom?

 

Are you a huge Beverly Hillbillies fan? Do you know the whole series from beginning to end? Then this is the quiz for you!

Test your knowledge of the series premiere, "The Clampetts Strike Oil," compared with the series finale, "Jethro Returns," from this classic sitcom.

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  1. This episode aired in 1962.
  2. Elly May has a pet chimpanzee in this episode.
  3. In this episode, Jethro eats cement because he thinks it’s grits.
  4. The Clampetts get thrown in jail in this episode.
  5. Elly May learns to drive in this episode.
  6. Bea Benaderet appears as cousin Pearl in this episode.
  7. The regular theme song was not used for this episode.
  8. Curt Massey, who sang the Petticoat Junction theme song and was a composer on The Beverly Hillbillies, plays a policeman in this episode.
  9. This episode ends with the Clampetts running away from their mansion.
  10. Elly May almost gets married in this episode.
  11. Future Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne plays a man who works for Mr. Drysdale in this episode.
  12. This episode originally aired on a Tuesday.

Can you tell the difference between the first and last episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies?

Your Result...

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36 Comments

Fred_Clampett 2 months ago
11 of 12. I never saw this in first runs, so I had no idea what day of the week it aired.
BillyDenhamSpringsLA 34 months ago
Does anyone know who the announcer was who says "The Beverly Hillbillies" over the opening credits?
plucky 47 months ago
Hogans Heros is still my # 1 McHales Navy #2
Joshua0853 47 months ago
One of my all-time favorite shows...Hogan's Heroes is a close second.

11 out of 12
JERRY6 47 months ago
9 of 12 al the right moves , but not answers
ncadams27 47 months ago
For those of you that can stream IMDB TV, they have the original unaired pilot titled The Hillbillies of Beverly Hills. It runs several minutes longer, but is essentially the same story.
Catdan 47 months ago
11 out of 12. Who did Elly Mae almost marry?
JERRY6 Catdan 47 months ago
the frog man?
bewest169 47 months ago
The first series had the Clampetts driving down the strip and the announcer picthing the sponsor Winston Ciggerates oh dear!
pidge 47 months ago
Dang, I missed the last one. Who knew that?
Muleskinner 47 months ago
8/12. I need to watch more BH.
Krn 47 months ago
6/12- too much rheumatism medicine
olddogg 47 months ago
My favorite Hillbilly memory. Elly May is up a tree with a bra tied to a stick, she tells Jed that she's, "...gonna shoot something with this here double-barreled slingshot."
cperrynaples olddogg 47 months ago
Yep, she definitely didn't wear it which all male viewers happy...LOL!!
TheDavBow3 47 months ago
7/12 could have been better. I picked Jethro eating cement in the premier. I thought for sure he would have been smarter than that by the finale. With that 6th grade education and all. The king of guzzentas, you know! 😉😊
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