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Petticoat Junction

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1. Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Filmways, which originally aired on the CBS network from 1963 to 1970. Set in the rural town of Hooterville, the show followed the goings-on at the local hotel. What was the hotel's name?

  • Shady Rest
  • Tree Inn
  • Boutime Hotel

2. Kate Bradley was the hotel's owner. Who played Kate?

  • Irene Ryan
  • Bea Benaderet
  • Christine Thompson

3. Who played Uncle Joe that helped Kate at the hotel?

  • Edgar Buchanan
  • Mark Reynolds
  • Martin Ryan

4. Much of the original focus of the show was on the Hooterville Cannonball, a steam-driven train (serviced by the above-mentioned water tower) run more like a taxi service by its engineer, Charley Pratt (Smiley Burnette) and conductor, Floyd Smoot (Rufe Davis).

  • True or False?

5. Another character was the unnamed canine companion of the sisters, referred to simply as "dog". It was portrayed by "Higgins." What character did the dog become as a movie star?

  • Benji
  • Rin Tin Tin
  • Lassie

6. Who played Betty Jo?

  • Linda Kaye Henning
  • Martha Van Helton
  • Jane Seymour

7. Who originally played Bobbie Jo?

  • Pat Woodell
  • Philyus Jones
  • Mandy Marvelous

8. Who originally played Billie Jo?

  • Jeannine Riley
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Park Overland

9. The original idea for Petticoat Junction came from Henning's wife, whose family ran a small hotel in Eldon, Missouri in the early 20th century.

  • True or False?

10. The character of handsome crop duster Steve Elliott (Mike Minor) was added to the show at the start of its fourth season as a love interest for eldest daughter Billie Jo. Who did Steve marry?

  • Betty Jo
  • Bobbie Jo
  • Billie Jo

Check Your Answers 

  1. Shady Rest
  2. Bea Benaderet
  3. Edgar Buchanan
  4. True
  5. Benji
  6. Linda Kaye Henning
  7. Pat Woodell
  8. Jeannine Riley
  9. True
  10. Betty Jo

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