Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
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A House Divided 

Henry and Wilma Tuttle, who were looking for a happy place to live, have decided to move into Hooterville Valley. They are the valley's two hundred fiftieth and two hundred fifty-first ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Barton

Writers:

Paul Henning (created by), Charles Stewart | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bea Benaderet ... Kate Bradley
Edgar Buchanan ... Uncle Joe Carson
Linda Henning ... Betty Jo Bradley (as Linda Kaye)
Lori Saunders ... Bobbie Jo Bradley
Meredith MacRae ... Billie Jo Bradley
Mike Minor ... Steve Elliott
Frank Cady ... Sam Drucker
Elvia Allman ... Selma Plout
Max Mellinger Max Mellinger ... Henry Tuttle
Sarah Selby ... Wilma Tuttle
Walter Baldwin ... Grandpappy Miller (credit only)
Hank Worden ... Roy Turlock
Jackie Joseph ... Emily
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Storyline

Henry and Wilma Tuttle, who were looking for a happy place to live, have decided to move into Hooterville Valley. They are the valley's two hundred fiftieth and two hundred fifty-first residents, pushing the valley's population over the magic two hundred fifty mark which means Hooterville is now eligible to have a representative on the County Board of Supervisors. Sam scoffs at Kate's suggestion of Elmira Peabody, the local schoolteacher, as a good candidate for Supervisor, Sam's scoffing solely because Elmira's a woman. That act by Sam sets off a battle of the sexes for Hooterville's Board representative, the men who eventually decide to back Sam (with Uncle Joe as his campaign manager) and the women who eventually decide to back Kate (with Selma as her campaign manager). With the valley equally divided based on gender, both sides feel the best way to win is gain the vote of those in the valley who have no previous allegiance, namely the Tuttles. The women try to convince Henry to ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 1967 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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Filmways Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title makes reference to the Gospel Mark and to an Abraham Lincoln slavery speech from 1858 "If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand." See more »

Soundtracks

Petticoat Junction
(uncredited)
Written by Curt Massey & Paul Henning
Performed by Curt Massey
[Series theme song played during the opening titles and credits]
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