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"The Beverly Hillbillies" The Soup Contest (1966)

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Original Air Date:
21 September 1966 (Season 5, Episode 2)
Granny despairs of Elly Mae ever finding a husband and decides to promote her non-existent cooking skills. She is entered into a TV show cook off but nothing she fixes is edible. | Add synopsis »


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Episode Crew
Directed by
Joseph Depew 
Writing credits
Paul Henning (created by)

Paul Henning (written by)

Buddy Atkinson  writer

Produced by
Joseph Depew .... associate producer
Paul Henning .... producer
Al Simon .... executive producer
Original Music by
Curt Massey 
Cinematography by
Harry L. Wolf (director of photography) (as Harry Wolf)
Film Editing by
Robert M. Leeds 
Casting by
Bill Tinsman 
Art Direction by
Walter McKeegan 
Set Decoration by
Armor E. Goetten  (as Armor Goetten)
Makeup Department
Frances Sperry .... hair stylist
Roy Stork .... makeup artist
Production Management
George King .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas F. Kelly .... assistant director
Art Department
Joe Montenaro .... property master
Sound Department
C.J. 'Mickey' Emerson .... sound recordist
Hugh McDowell Jr. .... sound mixer (as Hugh McDowell)
Bernard F. Pincus .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Robert Cole .... special effects (as Bob Cole)
Camera and Electrical Department
Arvard Wooden .... key grip
Gary R. Wostak .... chief electrician (as Ray Wostak)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
William Platt .... costumer (as Bill Platt)
Opal Vils .... costumer (as Opal Lucus)
Editorial Department
Robert Freedman .... post-production coordinator
Music Department
Lester Flatt .... musician: theme
Paul Henning .... composer: theme music
Dave Kahn .... music coordinator
Jerry Scoggins .... singer: theme tune
Earl Scruggs .... musician: theme
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Other crew
Ulla Bourne .... script supervisor
Frank Inn .... animals furnished by

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Henning  created by

Produced by
Martin Ransohoff .... executive producer
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lynn Guthrie .... second assistant director
Charles Bail .... stunt double: Max Baer, Jr.
Dick Durock .... stunt double: Max Baer Jr (1967-1971)
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Additional Details

30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Mr. Drysdale says the Clampetts now have $60,000,000 in the bank. That would be equivalent to $442,562,365 in 2016 after adjusting go inflation.See more »
Jed Clampett:[to Mr. Drysdale] Looks to me there's more than one fox here with feathers on its mouth. Suppose we all set down at the table and give all of the chickens a chance to cackle.See more »


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