It's planting time in Hooterville and Oliver is shocked that the locals make their crop choices based on aches and pains. Back at the house, Oliver assigns every electrical device a number from one to seven in an effort to keep their creaky generator from blowing. All gadgets up to a total of seven can be plugged in at the same time, but Lisa can't quite grasp the concept. Written by
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The locals base their crop choices on their wives' aches and pains. Since Doris Ziffle is complaining of lumbago, they're planting corn. Swollen ankles mean carrots, cranky spells mean soybeans, cold means potatoes, a headache dictates asparagus and head knots mean wheat. See more
[to Oliver who's holding up an electric iron
What's that for?
Oliver Wendell Douglas
Haven't you ever used this?
Oh yes. To hold the door open.
References Petticoat Junction