Can you tell the difference between the first and last episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies?

How well do you know the beginning and the end of this classic sitcom?

Are you a huge Beverly Hillbillies fan? Do you know the whole series from beginning to end? Then this is the quiz for you!

Test your knowledge of the series premiere, "The Clampetts Strike Oil," compared with the series finale, "Jethro Returns," from this classic sitcom.

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  1. This episode aired in 1962.
  2. Elly May has a pet chimpanzee in this episode.
  3. In this episode, Jethro eats cement because he thinks it’s grits.
  4. The Clampetts get thrown in jail in this episode.
  5. Elly May learns to drive in this episode.
  6. Bea Benaderet appears as cousin Pearl in this episode.
  7. The regular theme song was not used for this episode.
  8. Curt Massey, who sang the Petticoat Junction theme song and was a composer on The Beverly Hillbillies, plays a policeman in this episode.
  9. This episode ends with the Clampetts running away from their mansion.
  10. Elly May almost gets married in this episode.
  11. Future Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne plays a man who works for Mr. Drysdale in this episode.
  12. This episode originally aired on a Tuesday.

Can you tell the difference between the first and last episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies?

Your Result...

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plucky 13 days ago
Hogans Heros is still my # 1 McHales Navy #2
Joshua0853 22 days ago
One of my all-time favorite shows...Hogan's Heroes is a close second.

11 out of 12
JERRY6 24 days ago
9 of 12 al the right moves , but not answers
ncadams27 29 days ago
For those of you that can stream IMDB TV, they have the original unaired pilot titled The Hillbillies of Beverly Hills. It runs several minutes longer, but is essentially the same story.
Catdan 1 month ago
11 out of 12. Who did Elly Mae almost marry?
JERRY6 Catdan 24 days ago
the frog man?
bewest169 1 month ago
The first series had the Clampetts driving down the strip and the announcer picthing the sponsor Winston Ciggerates oh dear!
pidge 1 month ago
Dang, I missed the last one. Who knew that?
Krn 1 month ago
6/12- too much rheumatism medicine
olddogg 1 month ago
My favorite Hillbilly memory. Elly May is up a tree with a bra tied to a stick, she tells Jed that she's, "...gonna shoot something with this here double-barreled slingshot."
cperrynaples olddogg 1 month ago
Yep, she definitely didn't wear it which all male viewers happy...LOL!!
stephaniestavr5 1 month ago
Did anyone else think like I did {before seeing the quiz,} that the quiz would be about the differences between the two photos? As long as I've brought this up, can anyone spot any differences between the two photos? I noticed three. That's as far as I went. I didn't feel like "studying on it," {I want to say that this was a line Jed said, or Jethro, one of the Clampetts. I know, that wasn't Jethro's last name.} for very long.
TheDavBow3 1 month ago
7/12 could have been better. I picked Jethro eating cement in the premier. I thought for sure he would have been smarter than that by the finale. With that 6th grade education and all. The king of guzzentas, you know! 😉😊
Jeremy 1 month ago
I remember seeing the first episode but not the last. Anyway, I missed two.
teire 1 month ago
8/12. Not that I actually knew many.
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