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The Man for the Job 

The state committee to nominate a new senator considers Oliver as their candidate. Upon hearing about his credentials (he can read and write), they send representatives to Hooterville to ... See full summary »

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Mr. Haney
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Eb Dawson
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Hank Kimball
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Sam Drucker
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Wally Dunbar
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Dr. Faber (archive footage)
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Alf Monroe (archive footage)
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Grover Simpson
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Uncle Joe Carson (archive footage)
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Floyd Smoot (archive footage)
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The state committee to nominate a new senator considers Oliver as their candidate. Upon hearing about his credentials (he can read and write), they send representatives to Hooterville to meet the man and learn what his neighbors think of him. Written by Jay Phelps <jaynashvil@aol.com>

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6 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Brad Collins, the serving state senator, is resigning at age 92 to get married and raise a family. His fiancé is 96. See more »

Quotes

Lisa Douglas: [after the credits have disappeared from the hotcakes and toast] The names just stay on long enough for their mothers to see them.
Oliver Wendell Douglas: Lisa, Have you been sniffing your paprika again?
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The names of the executive producer Paul Henning, and writers Jay Sommers and Dick Chevillat appear on Lisa's hotcakes. Director Richard L. Bare is credited on a piece of toast. See more »

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References Petticoat Junction (1963) See more »

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