History Series / TheBeverlyHillbillies

6th Mar '18 2:08:06 PM SinDustries
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* WateringDown: Granny, a moonshiner, usually make strong liquor. But she usually waters it down for the city folks who couldn't handle it at full strength.

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* WateringDown: Granny, a moonshiner, usually make makes strong liquor. But liquor, but she usually waters it down does this for the city folks who couldn't handle it at full strength.
6th Mar '18 2:06:04 PM SinDustries
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** The movie did likewise with her and, to greater extent but in in fewer clips, Laura Jackson and a young brunette relative the Clampetts left behind.

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** The movie did likewise with her and, her, and to greater extent but in in fewer clips, Laura Jackson and a young brunette relative the Clampetts left behind.
6th Mar '18 2:02:40 PM SinDustries
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* ObfuscatingStupidity: Played straight with Jed Clampett in that he isn't as simple as his speech and general appearance implies. [[SubvertedTrope Also subverted]] in one episode where officials believe that Jethro must be [[ObfuscatingStupidity obfuscating stupidity]] in an attempt to get out of been conscripted as they cannot believe that anyone could be as stupid as Jethro seems to be.

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* ObfuscatingStupidity: Played straight with Jed Clampett in that he isn't as simple as his speech and general appearance implies. [[SubvertedTrope Also subverted]] in one episode where officials believe that Jethro must be [[ObfuscatingStupidity obfuscating stupidity]] doing exactly this in an attempt to get out of been conscripted as they cannot believe that anyone could be as stupid as Jethro seems to be.
6th Mar '18 1:57:28 PM SinDustries
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** The trope makes its appearance in the series. In the first couple seasons, Cousin Peal, Jethro and Jethrine Bodine are plainly said have originally lived in Oxford, Tennessee. This leads to a gag in the second episode, "Getting Settled", where Mr. Drysdale and Miss Hathaway believe that Jethro goes to school at ''the'' Oxford.

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** The trope makes its appearance in the series. In the first couple seasons, Cousin Peal, Pearl, Jethro and Jethrine Bodine are plainly said have originally lived in Oxford, Tennessee. This leads to a gag in the second episode, "Getting Settled", where Mr. Drysdale and Miss Hathaway believe that Jethro goes to school at ''the'' Oxford.
6th Mar '18 1:35:37 PM SinDustries
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* DeepSouth: The Clampetts hail from Tennessee. First from somewhere near Oxford, later episodes claim Bugtussel. Granny is a loyal Confederate, if the War Between the States comes up in conversation she will insist the South won.

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* DeepSouth: The Clampetts hail from Tennessee. First from Early episodes claim somewhere near Oxford, Oxford while later episodes claim Bugtussel. Granny is a loyal Confederate, so if the War Between the States comes up in conversation conversation, she will insist the South won.
6th Mar '18 1:31:09 PM SinDustries
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* BookOnTheHead: In "Pygmalion and Elly", Sonny Drysdale demonstrates book-balancing to Elly May. Jed and Jethro, spying from behind the "fancy courtin' parlor" curtains, think he's nuts.

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* BookOnTheHead: In "Pygmalion and Elly", Sonny Drysdale demonstrates book-balancing to Elly May. Jed and Jethro, spying from behind the "fancy courtin' parlor" curtains, think he's nuts. In the feature film, Laura has Elly practice sitting up straight by doing this.
6th Mar '18 1:12:57 PM SinDustries
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* BiggerStick: In the movie, one guy in a car pulls a pistol on the Clampetts after they cut him off. Jed pulls out his shotgun.

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* BiggerStick: In the movie, one guy in a car pulls a pistol on the Clampetts after they cut him off. Thinking the guy's just showing off his piece, Jed pulls out his shotgun.shotgun for comparison. The instigator quickly backs down.
6th Mar '18 12:59:05 PM SinDustries
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* '''Jedediah D. "Jed" Clampett''' - The apparent head of the family. A good natured man with some common sense. But also an expert marksman. Played in the series by Buddy Ebsen and in the film by Creator/JimVarney.

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* '''Jedediah D. "Jed" Clampett''' - The apparent head of the family. A good natured man with some common sense. But also an expert marksman. Played in the series by Buddy Ebsen and in the film by Creator/JimVarney.[[Film/ErnestPWorrell Jim Varney]].
21st Dec '17 5:19:30 PM flaminghomer
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: From the first episode:
--> '''Granny:''' Elly May done popped the buttons off her shirt again.
--> '''Jed:''' Elly May carries herself proud with her shoulders throwed back.
--> '''Granny:''' It ain't her shoulders that have been poppin' these buttons.
18th Oct '17 9:58:37 AM johnsmithxxi
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* CheesyMoon: In "Jethro's Military Career", Jethro wants to blast off to the moon (by tying himself to a rocket!) so he could meet moon maidens and eat its green cheese.
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