Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
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A Cake from Granny 

The Cannonball's arch enemy, Homer Bedloe, has arrived in the valley on some undisclosed business. All he seems to be doing is riding the train. Sam and Joe believe he's out to get Wendell,... See full summary »

Director:

Ralph Levy

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Edgar Buchanan ... Uncle Joe Carson
June Lockhart ... Dr. Janet Craig
Linda Henning ... Betty Jo Bradley (as Linda Kaye Henning)
Mike Minor ... Steve Elliott
Meredith MacRae ... Billie Jo Bradley
Lori Saunders ... Bobbie Jo Bradley
Frank Cady ... Sam Drucker
Irene Ryan ... Granny Daisy Moses
Nancy Kulp ... Miss Jane Hathaway
Byron Foulger ... Wendell Gibbs
Charles Lane ... Homer Bedloe
Sarah Selby ... Nellie Hughes
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Storyline

The Cannonball's arch enemy, Homer Bedloe, has arrived in the valley on some undisclosed business. All he seems to be doing is riding the train. Sam and Joe believe he's out to get Wendell, who they think will incriminate himself through his naivety, honesty and helpful manner at all cost, as much of that help isn't part of his railroad job and as the result of his actions often is at the expense of keeping on schedule. They ultimately learn that Bedloe is watching Wendell's performance to use as an excuse to scrap the Cannonball in favor of a bus service for the valley, which in turn would put the Shady Rest out of business as there is no road that goes by the hotel. Although Bedloe requires an impartial and reliable third party verification of his report (he is hoping to use Janet), Janet in turn comes up with an idea that no one else in the valley has ever thought about in dealing with Bedloe's mean ways. A cake sent to the Elliotts from Granny in Beverly Hills plays an unwitting ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1968 (USA) See more »

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Filmways Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

The candle on Homer Bedloe's birthday cake explodes when he lights it supposedly due to the moonshine granny put in the cake batter. In reality, there could not be enough alcohol in a form left in the cake to cause an explosion of that type. See more »

Connections

References The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

For I'm a Jolly Good Fellow
(uncredited)
Traditional
Performed by Charles Lane
[A drunken Homer Bedloe sings the song to himself at his birthday party]
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