The Cannonball and its primary passenger, Uncle Joe, are pelted with eggs after the Hooterville Hornets, coached by Uncle Joe, are drubbed in what may be their worst game ever. Another ... See full summary »

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The Cannonball and its primary passenger, Uncle Joe, are pelted with eggs after the Hooterville Hornets, coached by Uncle Joe, are drubbed in what may be their worst game ever. Another unexpected passenger on that run is Homer Bedloe, who, despite being hit with a couple of eggs himself, is surprisingly cordial and pleasant. While Uncle Joe doesn't see anything wrong with Bedloe being cordial and taking it like a man in defeat in his efforts to scrap the Cannonball - which probably included being humiliated back at head office for his failures - Kate on the other hand believes Bedloe is up to no good. She's right. News gets to Sam that two bigwigs from the railroad, on Bedloe's urging, are coming for a surprise inspection the following day, which is why Bedloe seems so lackadaisical about Charley and Floyd running behind schedule or the coach being stained with dried, rotten eggs. When Kate learns this news, she and the gang have several tasks ahead of them. First, they have to go ... Written by Huggo

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This episode represents a little reunion between Frank Cady and John Hoyt. In _When Worlds Collide (1951)_, John Hoyt was wheelchair-bound billionaire industrialist Sydney Stanton and Frank Cady was his abused valet Harold Ferris. Twelve years later, in this episode of Petticoat Junction, Frank Cady is in his regular role of Sam Drucker and John Hoyt has a guest part as a railroad inspector. There is even a scene where Frank is standing behind a seated John pretending to give him a haircut. See more »

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Petticoat Junction
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Written by Curt Massey & Paul Henning
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