Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
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One of Our Chickens Is Missing 

There have been a series of poachings in the valley, and Orrin, for a week, has been trying to find and arrest the poachers, not only without success but without any tangible leads. Even ... See full summary »

Director:

Elliott Lewis

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Edgar Buchanan ... Uncle Joe Carson
June Lockhart ... Dr. Janet Craig
Linda Henning ... Betty Jo Bradley (as Linda Kaye Henning)
Mike Minor ... Steve Elliott
Meredith MacRae ... Billie Jo Bradley (credit only)
Lori Saunders ... Bobbie Jo Bradley
Frank Cady ... Sam Drucker
Harry Dean Stanton ... Ringo (as Dean Stanton)
Jack Bannon ... Buck
Harry Stanton Harry Stanton ... Sheriff
Jonathan Daly Jonathan Daly ... Orrin Pike
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Storyline

There have been a series of poachings in the valley, and Orrin, for a week, has been trying to find and arrest the poachers, not only without success but without any tangible leads. Even the Shady Rest has lost Martha, one of its prized chickens. Orrin is under a lot of pressure to solve the case. But without results, Orrin is demoted since he came across the poachers, knew they were the poachers but let them get away. His demotion is also partly due to an anonymous telephone call (from Uncle Joe) to Orrin's boss stating that Orrin couldn't find a bear trapped in a telephone booth. Because of this, Orrin is more determined than ever to nab the poachers to regain his job. He needs some assistance and Bobbie Jo and Janet pressure Uncle Joe into being that assistant. But yet another error on Orrin's part results in him and Uncle Joe not being able to get very far in their search. Regardless, the poachers stumble across the twosome. But before the poachers can leave the valley for good, ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 1969 (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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Connections

References Captain Kangaroo (1955) 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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