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* RetroactiveRecognition: R&B singer Teena Marie, then still a child, appeared on the episode "Doctor Jed Clampett".[[note]]Credited as Tina Marie Brockert.[[/note]]

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** Although he's often the bad guy in the story compared to Miss Hathaway, Mr. Drysdale is simply a man trying to please his clients at all costs

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* ViewerNameConfusion: Some sources refer to Creator/IreneRyan's character as "Granny Clampett." She is actually Jed Clampett's mother-in-law and her character's name is Daisy Moses.


* CriticalDissonance: Upon its premiere, critics roundly panned the series as unfunny and hoped the series would flop. Viewers, however, adored the show to the point where it was the top-rated program in the country for the first two seasons, a remained in the top 30 until the ninth and final season.

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* CriticalDissonance: Upon its premiere, critics roundly panned the series as unfunny and hoped the series would flop. Viewers, however, adored the show to the point where it was the top-rated program in the country for the first two seasons, a seasons. It consistently remained in the top 30 until the ninth and final season.



* VindicatedByHistory: The show remains a staple of syndicated television to this day, and still brings in decent ratings, mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature, so much so that it's hard to believe that critics ''absolutely hated it'' when it first aired.

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* VindicatedByHistory: The show remains a staple of syndicated television to this day, and still brings in decent ratings, mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature, nature -- so much so that it's hard to believe that critics ''absolutely hated it'' when it first aired.


** Miss Hathaway is a lesbian. This is helped along, obviously, by the RealLife lesbianism of ''both'' of her actresses -- Nancy Kulp (in the TV series) and Creator/LilyTomlin (in the film).
*** So that would make her crush on Jethro a front?
*** Lesbians do sometimes tend to hide their sexuality by pretending to be attracted to someone of the same state, yes.

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** Miss Hathaway is a lesbian. lesbian, with her [[TheBeard crush on Jethro as a front]]. This is helped along, obviously, by the RealLife lesbianism of ''both'' of her actresses -- Nancy Kulp (in the TV series) and Creator/LilyTomlin (in the film).
*** So that would make her crush on Jethro a front?
*** Lesbians do sometimes tend to hide their sexuality by pretending to be attracted to someone of the same state, yes.
film).


* EarWorm: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqxALGKvRoQ&lc=G3jb7h7d2aSz1pEdrA6n-5D72BaZpfJ7fgQ7APGbLts The theme song]].
-->'''Humorist Dave Barry''': "If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you'd find that only two of them could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song from ''The Beverly Hillbillies''."


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Miss Hathaway is a lesbian. This is helped along, obviously, by the RealLife lesbianism of ''both'' of her actresses -- Nancy Kulp (in the TV series) and Creator/LilyTomlin (in the film).
** So that would make her crush on Jethro a front?

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:
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Miss Hathaway is a lesbian. This is helped along, obviously, by the RealLife lesbianism of ''both'' of her actresses -- Nancy Kulp (in the TV series) and Creator/LilyTomlin (in the film).
** *** So that would make her crush on Jethro a front?



* Elly-May could potentially be an FTM trans man, as she seemed actually quite pleased when Ms. Hathaway confused her for a man, and her natural discomfort wearing feminine clothing.

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* ** Elly-May could potentially be an FTM trans man, as she seemed actually quite pleased when Ms. Hathaway confused her for a man, and her natural discomfort wearing feminine clothing.


* CriticalDissonance: Upon its premiere, critics roundly panned the series as unfunny and hoped the series would flop. Viewers, however, adored the show to the point where it was the top-rated program in the country for the first two seasons, a remained in the top 30 until the ninth and final season.



* VindicatedByHistory: The show remains a staple of syndicated television to this day, and still brings in decent ratings, mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature.

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* VindicatedByHistory: The show remains a staple of syndicated television to this day, and still brings in decent ratings, mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature.nature, so much so that it's hard to believe that critics ''absolutely hated it'' when it first aired.

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*** Lesbians do sometimes tend to hide their sexuality by pretending to be attracted to someone of the same state, yes.
* Elly-May could potentially be an FTM trans man, as she seemed actually quite pleased when Ms. Hathaway confused her for a man, and her natural discomfort wearing feminine clothing.

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** So that would make her crush on Jethro a front?


** Series/GreenAcres is on Logo now, and this troper anticipates this series being next.
* EarWorm: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqxALGKvRoQ&lc=G3jb7h7d2aSz1pEdrA6n-5D72BaZpfJ7fgQ7APGbLts The theme song]]. I ''dare'' you to deny it.
** Humorist Dave Barry: "If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you'd find that only two of them could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song from ''The Beverly Hillbillies''."

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** Series/GreenAcres is on Logo now, and this troper anticipates this series being next.
* EarWorm: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqxALGKvRoQ&lc=G3jb7h7d2aSz1pEdrA6n-5D72BaZpfJ7fgQ7APGbLts The theme song]]. I ''dare'' you to deny it.
** Humorist
song]].
-->'''Humorist
Dave Barry: Barry''': "If you surveyed a hundred typical middle-aged Americans, I bet you'd find that only two of them could tell you their blood types, but every last one of them would know the theme song from ''The Beverly Hillbillies''."



* VindicatedByHistory: The show remains a staple of syndicated television to this day, and still brings in decent ratings.
** Mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature.

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* VindicatedByHistory: The show remains a staple of syndicated television to this day, and still brings in decent ratings.
** Mostly
ratings, mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature.

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** Series/GreenAcres is on Logo now, and this troper anticipates this series being next.


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** Mostly on digital subchannels dedicated to reruns of this nature.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Sonny only appeared in ten episodes, but his actor received lots of fan mail.

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