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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'Green Acres' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'Green Acres':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)





September 27, 1969: Lisa's Mudder Comes For A Visit
Season 5, episode 1
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Jerry Fujikawa (Kyoto), Tom Lowell (TV Announcer), Lilia Skala (Mudder).
Lisa's mother arrives at the Douglas farm to a royal welcome from everybody but Oliver.

October 4, 1969: Everybody Tries To Love A Countess
Season 5, episode 2
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Edgar Buchanan (Uncle Joe Carson), Jerry Fujikawa (Kyoto), Lilia Skala (Mudder).
Both Uncle Joe and Haney make a play for Lisa's mother, just about the time Oliver is overjoyed at the thought of her leaving.

October 11, 1969: Where There's A Will
Season 5, episode 3
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Roland Winters (Mr. Gerber), Robert Noble (Newscaster).
Oliver is asked to go to Chicago to see if Arnold the pig is the rightful heir of Herman, the pig that the late Mr. Birnbocker used to establish his pork empire.

October 18, 1969: A Tale Of A Tail
Season 5, episode 4
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Vince Barnett (Baggage Man), Roland Winters (Mr. Gerber), William O'Connell (Desk Clerk), Al Molinaro (Bellboy), Fabian Dean (Maintenance Man).
Oliver, Lisa, Eb and Arnold the pig -- dressed in flying togs -- descend on Chicago to pursue Arnold's claim to the $20 million Birnbocker fortune.

October 25, 1969: You And Your Big Shrunken Head
Season 5, episode 5
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Roland Winters (Mr. Gerber), Dave Barry (Insurance Man), Hank Worden (Man).
All Hooterville turns out for a triumphant welcome home to Oliver, Lisa and Arnold, now a "millionaire" pig.

November 1, 1969: The Road
Season 5, episode 6
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Dave Willock (Mr. Gordon), Edwin Max (Driver), Lyle Talbot (Senator Talbot).
A movie star becomes a senator and immediately gets embroiled in Hooterville's highway hassles.

November 8, 1969: Four Of Spades
Season 5, episode 7
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Tommy Roe (Tadpole Talbot).
Hired man Eb decides to go on the road with singing cowboy Tadpole Talbot, hoping for a new career.

November 15, 1969: The Youth Center
Season 5, episode 8
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Hal Smith (Horace Colby).
Oliver rounds up his reluctant neighbors for an emergency meeting on how to keep the young people down on the farm.

November 22, 1969: The Special Delivery Letter
Season 5, episode 9
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat, Scott Anderson   D: Richard L. Bare

With Robert Nichols (Post Office Clerk #1), Chanin Hale (Post Office Clerk #2).
All of Hooterville and Pixley seem to conspire in preventing Oliver from receiving a special delivery letter.

December 13, 1969: Ralph's Nuptials
Season 5, episode 11
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

The big day approaches for county agent Hank Kimball as he prepares for his marriage to lady carpenter Ralph Monroe.

December 20, 1969: Oliver And The Cornstalk
Season 5, episode 12
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Peggy Russell (Agnes Cudahy), Lolo Cannon (Boy), Lori Loughlin (Girl).
Oliver has problems with getting the corn planted. First he has trouble getting delivery of the seed, then the tractor motor breaks down.

December 27, 1969: Beauty Is Skin Deep
Season 5, episode 13
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Chanin Hale (Girl), Bert Holland (Conductor).
Sam Drucker allows Lisa to to talk him into letting her open a cosmetics department in his general store, and before Oliver can warn him 395 cartons of cosmetic supplies arrive to pre-empt every inch of space in his store.

January 3, 1970: The Wish-Book
Season 5, episode 14
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Larry D. Mann (Sam Fogel), Hagan Beggs (Man).
Oliver and Lisa Douglas re-enact the story of a turn-of-the-century showman and his move-star wife Tessie.

January 10, 1970: Rest And Relaxation
Season 5, episode 15
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Bob Cummings (Mort Warner), Joe Higgins (Sheriff).
A war correspondent visits the Douglas farm for a little R&R, but he's ready for a rest home in a few days.

January 17, 1970: Trapped
Season 5, episode 16
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

Oliver and Lisa are suddenly trapped in a cave under their farm house. Eb runs for help but falls, hits his head and loses his memory.

January 24, 1970: Bundle Of Joy
Season 5, episode 17
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Herb Voland (Judd Carling), Bartlett Robinson (Ma Robinson), Sid Grossfeld (Mr. Sternweiss), Patience Cleveland (Janet Glassworth), Mary Alice Fox (Susie).
An abandoned puppy is left on the Douglas doorstep while Oliver is away in New York. In the confusion of a phone call from Lisa right in the middle of a legal conference, Oliver thinks the foundling is a baby.

January 31, 1970: The Ex-Con
Season 5, episode 18
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Vince Barnett (Waiter), Don Keefer (Carl Kelly), Hal Baylor (Police Officer), John Qualen (Willie Dunhill).
After hiring a newly released convict as a farm hand, Oliver has some misgivings when he finds him in the barn whittling a piece of wood into the shape of a gun.

February 7, 1970: The Cow Killer
Season 5, episode 19
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Hal Smith (Horace Colby), Al Lanti (Phil), Allan Melvin (Mr. Wheeler).
Haney gets a money-making idea when he finds a dummy cow lying near a road and learns about Oiver firing his shotgun in the air to scare off neightbor Colby's cow.

February 14, 1970: The Confrontation
Season 5, episode 20
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Frank Ferguson (Harvey Jackson), Joe Higgins (Sheriff), Helen Kleeb (Mrs. Maxwell), Johnny Whitaker (Willie), Debi Storm (Martha), Richard Steele (Peter), Cindy Eilbacher (Nancy).
As soon as Oliver is elected Hooterville school board president there's a protest movement to reinstate an expelled "student" named Arnold.

February 28, 1970: The Case Of The Hooterville Refund Fraud
Season 5, episode 21
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Kay E. Kuter (Newt Kiley), Hal Smith (Horace Colby), Jay Jostyn (Harold Gilmore), Tom Lowell (Fred Feldinger), Robert Carson (Senator Hansen).
Oliver spreads the word that he received a tax refund, and Sam, Fred and the others immediately file claims for 10 years' back losses.

March 7, 1970: The Picnic
Season 5, episode 22
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Merie Earle (Old Lady), Larry D. Mann (Mr. Wheeler), Mona Bruns (Mrs. Wheeler), Maggie Peterson (Linda), Jane Connell (Clara Burton), Pat Cranshaw (Grandpa).
Oliver and Lisa attempt to go on a secluded picnic but Mr. Haney tags along with ideas on setting up picnics.

March 21, 1970: The Beeping Rock
Season 5, episode 23
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Frank Ferguson (Doc Stuart), Jerome Cowan (Wilson), Johnny Whitaker (Dinky Watson), Arthur Peterson (Dr. Stoddard).
The Douglas farm succumbs to a bit of lunar madness when a child genius shows up to claim he's just arrived from the moon.

March 28, 1970: Uncle Fedor
Season 5, episode 24
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Jonathan Hole (Claxton), Len Lesser (Man), Jerry Hausner (Watkins), Leo Fuchs (Uncle Fedor).
Lisa's Uncle Fedor makes an unexpected appearance at the Douglas farm and quickly involves them in the world of intrigue and spies.

April 4, 1970: The Wealthy Landowner
Season 5, episode 25
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Ivor Barry (Chauffeur), Allison McKay (Sarah), Brian Dewey (Kid), Skye Aubrey (Celia).
When Eb Dawson places an ad for a mail order wife, making out like he's a wealthy socialite landowner, he discovers he's quite a "mail puller".

April 11, 1970: Happy Birthday
Season 5, episode 26
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Merie Earle (Sarah Hotchkiss).
When Oliver receives an electric snout warmer from Arnold the Pig he discovers both of them have the same birthday. The shock causes Oliver to turn down an invitation to Arnie's party.





September 15, 1970: The City Kids
Season 6, episode 1
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Victoria Paige Meyerink (Lori Baker), George Spell (George Carlson), Mitchell Sakamoto (Roy Takahashi), Christopher Wheeler (John Bennet), John Wheeler (Melvin).
Series returns for its sixth year. Oliver and Lisa play host to four underprivileged children and unforseen complications develop.

September 22, 1970: The Coming-Out Party
Season 6, episode 2
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Victoria Paige Meyerink (Lori Baker).
Lisa plans a "coming out" party for Lori Baker so she can meet all the other children of Hooterville. Plans which include a yacht tour, a circus and an aerial extravaganza are slightly hampered by Oliver -- and a $10 budget!

September 29, 1970: Jealousy
Season 6, episode 3
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Victoria Paige Meyerink (Lori Baker), Pat Cranshaw (Old Man), Elsie Baker (Old Lady).
Eb, piqued by Oliver and Lisa's lavish attentions to houseguest Lori Baker, departs the farm to face the "cruel world" all alone.

October 6, 1970: A Royal Love Story
Season 6, episode 4
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Victoria Paige Meyerink (Lori Baker), Oscar Beregi Jr. (Papa), Raoul Franck (Pierre), Bob Frank (Man).
Lisa's imaginative story of her courtship, told to Lori Baker, flashes the Douglases to Paris as "little princess and American tourist".

October 20, 1970: Oliver Goes Broke
Season 6, episode 5
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Victoria Paige Meyerink (Lori Baker), Dave Willock (Ticket Agent), Bob Gravage (Man).
Lisa is spotted in the county welfare's soup line and all Hooterville is sure the Douglases have gone broke -- especially when Oliver bounces a check.

October 27, 1970: The Great Mayoralty Campaign
Season 6, episode 6
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

Lisa looks to the political strategy of Lady Godiva when she and Oliver are opposing candidates for mayor of Hooterville.

November 10, 1970: Eb's Double Trouble
Season 6, episode 7
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Judith McConnell (Darlene Wheeler), Robert Foulk (Mr. Wheeler), Kristin Nelson (Carol Kenworthy).
Oliver and Lisa, with an assist by Mr. Haney, are called on to solve the romantic difficulties of both Eb and Arnold the Pig.

November 17, 1970: Apple-Picking Time
Season 6, episode 8
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With John Wheeler (Mr. Collins), Joe Higgins (Sheriff), Alan Baxter (Deputy Sheriff).
Oliver is faced with two crises in the form of Lisa learning to drive and having to harvest his apple crop before it spoils.

November 24, 1970: Enterprising Eb
Season 6, episode 9
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Judith McConnell (Darlene Wheeler), Robert Foulk (Mr. Wheeler), Mona Bruns (Mrs. Wheeler), Edwin Max (Harry), Al Molinaro (Joe), William Bakewell (Man), Casey MacDonald (Girl).
Oliver and Lisa stand in dumbfounded disbelief as Eb turns the farm into a dump yard in his quest for marital bliss.

December 1, 1970: Oliver's Double
Season 6, episode 10
W: Dan Beaumont   D: Richard L. Bare

With Hal Smith (Motel Clerk), Robert Ruth (Deputy), Chanin Hale (Blanche Foster), William Sylvester (Lt. Olson).
Oliver is suspected of "X-rated rural behavior" when his exact double shows up with a beautiful female partner.

December 8, 1970: The High Cost Of Loving
Season 6, episode 11
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Judith McConnell (Darlene Wheeler).
A mistake in a mail-order course infects Eb with the acting bug.

December 15, 1970: The Liberation Movement
Season 6, episode 12
W: Dan Beaumont, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Jonathan Hole (Clerk).
Lisa discovers women's liberation and decides to take over the male chores on the farm.

December 22, 1970: Charlie, Homer And Natasha
Season 6, episode 13
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Robert Foulk (Mr. Wheeler), Judith McConnell (Darlene Wheeler), Bob Hastings (Sheriff).
Oliver is plagued by strange happenings when Lisa launches a plot to make him take her on a visit to the city.

December 29, 1970: The Engagement Ring
Season 6, episode 14
W: Dan Beaumont, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Judith McConnell (Darlene Wheeler), Robert Foulk (Mr. Wheeler).
Lisa loans out her engagement ring to promote Eb's marriage.

January 5, 1971: The Free Paint Job
Season 6, episode 15
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Tom Lowell (Mr. Luster), Fabian Dean (Painter), Robert Nichols (Mr. Malone), Al Lanti (Waiter), Dave Ketchum (Photographer).
Mr. Haney offers to help -- for a slight fee -- when the "chittlin" wood on Oliver's house swallows up a new paint job.

January 12, 1971: Son Of Drobny
Season 6, episode 16
W: Dan Beaumont   D: Richard L. Bare

With Gordon Connell (Gorko), Albert Szabo (Vanyek), Vincent Van Lynn (German #1), Chris Anders (German #2), Michael Keenan (German #3), Herbert Kerr (German #4), Parley Baer (Lt. Governor).
Word leaks out that Lisa is entertaining the son of a war hero and the whole town turns out to meet him.

January 19, 1971: The Wedding Deal
Season 6, episode 17
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Judith McConnell (Darlene Wheeler), Robert Foulk (Mr. Wheeler), Jane Connell (Woman), Harry Wagner (Television Announcer).
Eb Dawson decides to put marriage on a paying basis by picking up some extra money by holding the ceremony either in a car wash or a department store window.

January 26, 1971: Star Witness
Season 6, episode 18
W: Dan Beaumont, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Hal Smith (Sheriff), Milton Selzer (Danny), Al Lewis (Charlie).
Arnold the Pig, key witness to a bank robbery, becomes a target of the crooks.

February 2, 1971: The Spot Remover
Season 6, episode 19
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With George Ives (Mr. Wilkins), Bob Hastings (Sheriff), Ben Baker (Bert Beamish).
Lisa's uncle's cabbage soup appears to be a miracle cleaning fluid and the world begins "to make a beaten path to her door".

February 9, 1971: King Oliver I
Season 6, episode 20
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With William Sylvester (Governor's Aide), Lyle Talbot (Governor).
Oliver is named king when the citizens of Hooterville, grieved by increased taxes, secede from the state.

February 16, 1971: A Girl For Drobny
Season 6, episode 21
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

Drobny the duck, son of a World War II hero, becomes homesick when he's enjoying the hospitality of the Douglases.

February 23, 1971: The Carpenter's Ball
Season 6, episode 22
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Myrna Hansen (Ingrid).
Oliver absolutely refuses to escort Lisa to Hooverville's annual Carpenter's Ball.

March 2, 1971: The Hole In The Porch
Season 6, episode 23
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Foster Brooks (Farmer #1), Pat Cranshaw (Farmer #2).
When Hank Kimball falls through the Douglas' porch, Mr. Haney sees the opportunity to make a fast buck and appears as Kimball's attorney.

March 9, 1971: Lisa The Psychologist
Season 6, episode 24
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With William Lanteau (Registrar), William Sylvester (Dr. Hoffman).
Lisa returns to college and takes up the subject of psychology. Soon she's administering to all of Hooterville, including Arnold the Pig.

March 16, 1971: Hawaiian Honeymoon
Season 6, episode 25
W: Jay Sommers, Dick Chevillat   D: Richard L. Bare

With Pamela Franklin (Pamela Carter), Don Porter (Bob Carter), Pat Morita (Charlie Lee), Mary Mayumi (Molly), William Sylvester (Pilot), Dick Kay Hong (Richard), Donna Benz (Lily), Shirley Mitchell (Marla Grayson), John Wheeler (Justice of the Peace), Jane Connell (Woman on the Plane).
Lisa maneuvers Oliver into a fifth honeymoon at a Hawaiian hotel where her insistence on staying in the honeymoon suite threatens eviction for a newly-married couple.

April 27, 1971: The Ex-Secretary
Season 6, episode 26
W: Jay Sommers   D: Bruce Bilson

With Emmaline Henry (Lillian Grant), Elaine Joyce (Carol Rush), Richard Deacon (Mr. Oglethorpe), Cliff Norton (Harry Grant), Larry D. Mann (Laurence David), Anthony Caruso (Studs), Robert Munk (Policeman #1), David Morick (Policeman #2), Joe E. Tata (Bellboy), George Furth (Mark Allan).
While in New York, Oliver Douglas seeks the help of his former secretary and becomes embroiled in her new boss' problems with a con man.


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