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The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville.

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Uncle Joe Carson 222 episodes, 1963-1970
...  Betty Jo Bradley 222 episodes, 1963-1970
...  Kate Bradley 179 episodes, 1963-1969
...  Sam Drucker 168 episodes, 1963-1970
...  Bobbie Jo Bradley 148 episodes, 1965-1970
...  Floyd Smoot 131 episodes, 1963-1970
...  Billie Jo Bradley 114 episodes, 1966-1970
Mike Minor ...  Steve Elliott / ... 112 episodes, 1964-1970
...  Charley Pratt 110 episodes, 1963-1967
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Bobbie Jo, Billie Jo, and Betty Jo Bradley are three sisters living with their Uncle Joe who owns the family hotel, and is always coming up with zany ideas. Their whole town revolves around the train "The Cannon Ball". The show also includes Kate (the mother), Steve (Betty Jo's boyfriend) and Sam Drucker (Store Keeper) who is also in "Green Acres". Written by Katie <Katie@aol.com>

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The guests at the hotel have all they can do to keep up with those three lovely girls. In color. (season four) See more »

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24 September 1963 (USA)  »

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Dern Tootin'  »

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Series lead Bea Benaderet, a heavy smoker in real life, died of lung cancer during the show's run. See more »

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With the Shady Rest miles from any town, and the only road a badly rutted fire road, the Cannonball was supposedly the only way to get to the Hotel. As the years unwind, however, the writers ignored this fact more and more and have characters arriving without any regard to when, or from where, the Cannonball arrived. Sometimes, person(s) A would enter the hotel immediately after the train gets in, and then a few minutes later person(s) B would enter, but person(s) A never saw them on the train. Other times, people arrive at the hotel, and then a few minutes later the train arrives. See more »

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To always be remembered
8 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Petticoat Junction will always be revered as one of America's best television sitcoms, home-grown. The characters were so innocent. Who wouldn't fall in love with the Shady Rest Hotel and the Cannonball?


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