Petticoat Junction


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Petticoat Junction

farce set in rural America. [TV: Terrace, II, 205–206]
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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.
His success in LA included television and comedy writing for shows such as Love American Style, Carol Burnett Presents, and Petticoat Junction.
TV Land will celebrate the memory of actress Meredith MacRae, who passed away on Friday, July 7 at the age of 56, with a four-episode Petticoat Junction block showcasing some of MacRae's most memorable performances as the eldest of the Bradley girls.
The memorial tribute presents some of the Billie Jo character's milestones during Petticoat Junction -- including her singing career and later, her exposure to the women's liberation movement -- which, despite residing in the sleepy town of Hooterville, were hot issues for teenagers nationwide in the 1960s.
However it was her role as Billie Jo Bradley in Petticoat Junction that really shot Meredith into stardom.
In addition to Billie Jo (Meredith MacRae), Bobbie Jo (Lori Saunders), and BettyJo (Linda Kaye) from Petticoat Junction, the following celebrities will be on-hand for the festivities.
4:00pm-tbc Petticoat Junction cast Autograph Session
RETRO CELEBS: In addition to Billie Jo, Bobbie Jo, and Betty Jo from Petticoat Junction, the following celebrities will be on-hand for the festivities (All celebrity appearances subject to change without notice and exact schedules to be confirmed).
3:00pm-3:30pm Fender Acoustic Guitar Demonstration (Kids Area) 3:00pm-4:00pm Yo-Yo Demonstrations at Golden Apple booth 3:30pm-4:00pm Petticoat Junction cast Q&A (TV Land Stage) 3:30pm-4:00pm Bouncin' Dan The Paddleball Man (Kids Area) 3:30pm-4:15pm Zig Zag Zoot (Best Buy Stage) 3:30pm-6:00pm Celebrity Corner: Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Stan and