Petticoat Junction


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Petticoat Junction

farce set in rural America. [TV: Terrace, II, 205–206]
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Com include Dick Van Dyke Show, Jim Bowie, Doris Day Show, Robin Hood, Andy Griffith Show, Petticoat Junction, Bonanza, Mannix, Gomer Pyle USMC, Combat, and Wyatt Earp.
I play guitar, piano, contrabass clarinet, flute, tambourine, I write songs for instruments I can't even play," says Worcester musician Helen Sheldon Beaumont, who performs with the ska band Guns of Navarone as well as the Farmers Union Players and the vocal duet Petticoat Junction, which is performing Monday at Ralph's Chadwick Square Diner.
The popularity of television's rural comedies of the 1950s and 1960s--The Real McCoys, The Andy Griffith Show, The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction, and Green Acres--suggests that the appeal of the hillbilly cannot be merely a matter of its making the audience feel superior.
Henning also produced the Beverly Hillbillies and had TV success with the series Petticoat Junction and Green Acres.
In TV he appeared in The Phil Silvers Show and Petticoat Junction.
Likewise, almost every Southern locale in the history of fiction--from Petticoat Junction to Belle Rive--gets a passing reference.
Bonanza, Beverly Hillbillies and Andy Griffith are among the TV shows it has altered, and Global has subbed music on Petticoat Junction and Beverly Hillbillies.
Hey, you can keep your fictional towns -- Mayberry (RFD or otherwise), Mayfield, Hooterville and Petticoat Junction.