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1959

1 Jan. 1959
Luke Gets a Job
Grandpa and Kate are dubious when Luke gets a part-time job as a shoe salesman, but when he loses the job the rest of the McCoys unknowingly come to his aid by going to the store en masse to buy shoes.
 
8 Jan. 1959
The McCoys Visit Hollywood
When the McCoy's learn that hometown girl Glory is a Hollywood celebrity, Luke fears Kate will be dissatisfied with her life when the McCoy's visit her so when Glory comes to visit, the McCoy men try to paint Kate's life rosier than it is.
 
15 Jan. 1959
The Bank Loan
In order to secure a loan from the bank, Grampa must sign title to the McCoy farm over to his grandson Luke.
 
22 Jan. 1959
The Great Discovery
The McCoys dig up a brontosaurus leg bone on their property. Kate wants to donate the bone to a museum, but Grampa would rather cash in on a roadside stand tourist attraction.
 
29 Jan. 1959
Son of the Mystic Nile
Grampa wants to become the new Grand High Imperial Mummy of the Ancient and Loyal Order of the Mystic Nile.
 
15 Feb. 1959
Kate Learns to Drive
When novice driver Kate mistakenly believes that she has damaged the family car, her heartfelt efforts to make amends cause the real culprit (Grandpa) to become increasingly conscience-stricken.
 
12 Feb. 1959
Grampa's Private War
After Grandpa tells Little Luke and his friends an exciting (but untrue) story about serving with Teddy Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War, he is invited to appear as a guest of honor at a public Veteran's Day celebration.
 
19 Feb. 1959
The Rainmaker
An aging and nomadic Arapaho Indian Chief insists that he can repay the McCoys' kindnesses by doing an extended sequence of dances that will bring much-needed rain.
 
26 Feb. 1959
The Perfect Houseguest
George is the perfect houseguest for all the McCoys - except Grampa.
 
5 Mar. 1959
The Wedding
Kate's mother and her fiancé visit the McCoys. Kate feels there's something not right about the couple.
 
12 Mar. 1959
Kate's Diet
Determined to fit into a tight "Anniversary Dress" and concerned that she is taking after her corpulent Aunt Bessie, Kate embarks upon a crash program of diet and exercise.
 
19 Mar. 1959
What's Family For?
After breaking a date with Tommy, Hassie takes things out on her family.
 
26 Mar. 1959
Grampa Takes the Primrose Path
Grampa begins neglecting Flora MacMichael when an attractive 50-year-old widow develops an interest in him.
 
2 Apr. 1959
Batter Up
Luke volunteers to coach Little Luke's baseball team, but soon finds himself beset by constant interference and advice from the other boys' fathers.
 
9 Apr. 1959
Sweet Fifteen
Grandpa's determination to keep Hassie's 15th birthday party a surprise causes her to become genuinely hurt and angry when she becomes convinced that no one cares about the occasion.
 
16 Apr. 1959
Go Fight City Hall
Grampa defies the city road commissioner when he decides to take matters into his own hands, by fixing a pesky hole in the road in front of his house.
 
23 Apr. 1959
Two's Company
A conflict arises between Luke and Kate when Grandpa monopolizes all of Luke's free time, but Grandpa decides to make amends after Pepino makes him aware that he is the source of the problem.
 
7 May 1959
The Mrs. Homemaker Contest
Grandpa and Luke convince Kate to enter a local merchant's "Mrs. Homemaker Contest" when they realize that the first prize of $50 in merchandise would almost exactly cover the cost of the new gun they've been admiring.
 
30 Apr. 1959
The Tax Man Cometh
Grandpa's attempts to hide his furniture from the tax assessor lead the McCoys' minister to conclude that the family is experiencing serious financial difficulties
 
14 May 1959
The Insurance Policy
When Grandpa injures his arm, he sorely regrets that he stubbornly (and secretly) refused to join the rest of the family in taking out a group health insurance policy offered by the Grange.
 
21 May 1959
How to Paint a House
When Grandpa and George MacMichael realize that their house painting contracts with the "Sparkle Paint Company" are a fraud, they utilize a ruse to try to recover their money.
 
28 May 1959
The Great Woodsman
Envious Grandpa attempts to sabotage a camping trip arranged by Hank Johnson, a generous neighbor who has become increasingly popular with Little Luke and his friends.
 
4 Jun. 1959
The Big Skeet Shoot
Tired of being goaded about his lack of competitive spirit, Luke becomes determined to beat Grandpa in the county's annual skeet shooting tournament.
 
11 Jun. 1959
Grandpa's New Job
Grandpa volunteers for a lodge job to shame Luke for refusing it and then finds the task is to assist in answering lodge letters but because he is to vain to announce his illiteracy, creates chaos faking the assignment.
 
18 Jun. 1959
The Actor
Fastidious actor Sterling Ames injures his back on the McCoys' property and must remain on their sofa for several days, much to the annoyance of "cantankerous" Grandpa.
 
25 Jun. 1959
Fire When Ready, Grandpa
Grandpa decides to turn the tables after a fast-talking shooting gallery proprietor hustles Little Luke out of $14 in proceeds from the sale of church social tickets.
 
16 Jul. 1959
The Farmer Took a Wife
The McCoys expect company: Kate's pickle-brained ex-beau and his wife.
 
23 Jul. 1959
The Game Warden
There's a new game warden in town, and his name is George MacMichael.
 
30 Jul. 1959
Screen Test
Grampa resists tapping the cookie jar of the $25 needed to pay for Hassie's screen test.
 
6 Aug. 1959
Work No More, My Lady
Grampa and Luke give Kate a break from her family chores, including the cooking.
 
13 Aug. 1959
The Garden Club
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27 Aug. 1959
The Weaker Sex
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3 Sep. 1959
The Fighter and the Lady
Luke is set up by a traveling show to take part in a boxing match. Kate objects which leaves Grandpa to defend the McCoy family honor.
 
10 Sep. 1959
Gas Station
George opens a gas station, and he makes the mistake of hiring Amos.
 
17 Sep. 1959
Grandpa Fights the Air Force
Amos sneaks into an air base to complain about jet noise over the farm and accidentally touches classified material so when Luke and Kate come looking for Grandpa, they are all suspected of espionage.
 
24 Sep. 1959
The Girls at Mom's Place
Grandpa and Kate are upset when Luke sells food on credit to a failing restaurant run by a widow and her daughter, but the McCoy patriarch softens his "no credit" stance considerably when he learns that the proprietress is attractive and spunky.
 
8 Oct. 1959
The Politician
The McCoys are initially honored by a visit from supposedly "pro-farmer" Congressional candidate Jim Slade, but they decide to turn the tables when they learn that he has never been a farmer and is interested mainly in self-aggrandizement.
 
14 Oct. 1959
Pepino Takes a Bride
Granpda urges Pepino to marry his new girlfriend Rosita when he notices improvements in his work ethic, but the McCoys must first help him obtain a dowry by making a favorable impression on the girl's demanding Uncle Lopez.
 
22 Oct. 1959
The Hot-rodders
Grandpa is stubbornly opposed to Hassie's friendship with hot rod enthusiast Eddie Collins and must be convinced that the young man is a serious engineering student and mechanic rather than a "hooligan".
 
5 Nov. 1959
The Ghostbreakers
To join a secret club known as the "Imperial Demons", Little Luke must go into an abandoned "haunted" house at night and succeed in taking a light all the way to the top floor.
 
12 Nov. 1959
The Marriage Broker
Grampa tries to marry off a friend in danger of being deported.
 
19 Nov. 1959
How to Build a Boat
Grampa and Luke attempt to build a rowboat.
 
26 Nov. 1959
The Artist
After Amos mocks George's painting, cheap junk dealer Daggett pays twenty dollars for a painting by George at the McCoy farm so Amos encourages George's painting to be his manager unaware that Daggett has actually paid for the frame.
 
3 Dec. 1959
The Perfume Salesman
Luke tries to sweeten the McCoy bankroll - by selling barn perfume.
 
10 Dec. 1959
The Television Set
Everyone in the family wants to buy a TV with the $15 in the cookie jar. Well, almost everyone - Grampa wants a power saw, instead.
 
17 Dec. 1959
The Lawsuit
George drives into a ditch on the McCoys' property, breaking their water pipe in the process. Grampa claims he posted a warning sign, but George claims there was no sign. A lawsuit ensues.
 
24 Dec. 1959
The Town Councilman
Grampa manages George's campaign for town councilman.
 

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