Mrs. Margaret Drysdale
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Mrs. Margaret Drysdale (Character)
from "The Beverly Hillbillies" (1962)

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"The Beverly Hillbillies: Jed the Heartbreaker (#3.6)" (1964)
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Listen, to get these peasants to move, I'd dance the Watusi with a keg of nitroglycerin.

Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Have you guessed what it is I've been trying to tell you?
Jed Clampett: No Ma'am.
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Can't you tell just by looking at me?
Jed Clampett: 'Fraid not.
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Then I must tell you. This burden is more than I can carry alone. It weighs too heavily on me. I can hide it no longer. I'm infatuated.
Jed Clampett: Well shucks Ma'am. If that's all that's been botherin' you, ferget it. You're just pleasingly plump.

Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: I'd feel much better if you could put your arm around me.
Jed Clampett: Mrs. Drysdale, I could put my arm around you and have half of it left over. You've got to stop worryin' 'bout bein' fat.

Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Jed, I've been trying to tell you something in a subtle manner and I'm getting nowhere with it. Very well, I'll show you how I feel.
[Mrs. Drysdale sits on Jed's lap]
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Now do you know what I've been talking about.
Jed Clampett: I do for a fact. Your plumb shuttin' off the blood to my leg.


"The Beverly Hillbillies: The Clampetts Get Culture (#2.13)" (1963)
Jed Clampett: Yonder comes Mrs. Drysdale and she's fetchin a present.
[Mrs. Drysdale arrives with a baby goat]
Jed Clampett: Good mornin' Mrs. Drysdale.
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Will you please take this animal and keep it here!
Jed Clampett: Well thank you very kindly.
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: And will you please tell Elly May we have a pet ordinance!
Jed Clampett: Oh I'd rather not, she'll be wantin' one.


"The Beverly Hillbillies: Elly's First Date (#1.9)" (1962)
Granny: We sure would be proud to have y'all come and take Thanksgiving vittles with us.
Mrs. Margaret Drysdale: Sonny and I wouldn't think...
Milburn Drysdale: ...of passing up an invitation like that. We'll be there.