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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
13 September 1986 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
An elderly hillbilly and his friend are rescued from a life of poverty by a long-lost family member who married into wealth in Beverly Hills but is now doing social battle with her late husband's snobby family.
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Cast

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Loni Anderson ... L.K. McGuire (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Jack Elam ... Uncle Alvin 'Bully' Stevenson (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Lee Weaver ... Ricardo Williams (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Dana Ivey ... Eleanor Standard (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

James Cromwell ... Quentin Standard (22 episodes, 1986-1987)

Arthur Malet ... Bobby (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
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Series Directed by
Tony Mordente (10 episodes, 1986-1987)
Hugh Wilson (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
Sam Weisman (3 episodes, 1986)
Tony Singletary (2 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Writing credits
Andy Borowitz (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Hugh Wilson (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
Janis Hirsch (1 episode, 1986)

Series Produced by
Andy Borowitz .... co-executive producer (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
 
Series Original Music by
Parmer Fuller (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Marvin V. Rush (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Deborah Barylski (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Silvia Abascal .... key hair stylist (22 episodes, 1986-1987)
 
Series Art Department
Greg Papalia .... set designer (1 episode, 1986)
 
Series Stunts
Rick Avery .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Wayne Kiser .... music preparation: various cues (13 episodes, 1986)
 
Series Transportation Department
Alan Kaminsky .... picture car coordinator (3 episodes, 1986-1987)
 
Series Other crew
Dan Fendel .... technical coordinator (unknown episodes)
Harry Knapp .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
 

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30 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Quotes:
Eleanor Standard:It's like living with Noel Coward.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in The Runnin' Kind (1989)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Still Remember Seeing The Pilot, 23 July 2013
Author: chow913 from United States

I'm really bored so I feel the need to write a review of the pilot episode I saw when it originally aired way back in 1986.

This series was obviously a rehash of 'The Beverly Hillbillies' with a fish out of water scenario.

The premise: Two elderly grizzle impoverished rednecks have nothing better to do than joke about killing themselves when Loni Anderson arrives as one of their long lost daughter or granddaughters.

Anderson has hit it big time as a showgirl gold digger and married a Beverly Hills billionaire. After a brief marriage she's become a mega rich widow and come to rescue her grizzel father or grandfather and his friend from a life of poverty.

The troubles in paradise come from the late husband's family headed by villain James Cromwell. ('Babe') The fact that I can still remember the plot after all these years means it was either really good or really bad. But I honestly cannot remember which.

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