Green Acres/Oliver Buys a Farm

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Oliver Buys a Farm
Season 1, Episode 1
Airdate September 15, 1965
Written by Jay Sommers
Directed by Ralph Levy
Produced by Jay Sommers

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Oliver Buys a Farm is the first episode of the first season of Green Acres.

Starring: Eddie Albert (Oliver Wendell Douglas, Oliver's Father), Eva Gabor (Lisa Douglas)

Guest Narrator: John Daly

Cast: Eleanor Audley (Mother), Willis Bouchey (Mr. Felton), Jackie J. Jones (Young Oliver)

Guest Stars from Petticoat Junction: Edgar Buchanan (Uncle Joe), Rufe Davis (Floyd Smoot), Frank Cady (Sam Drucker), Hank Patterson (Fred Ziffel)

Uncredited: Arnold the Piggy (Arnold Ziffel)


Plot Overview

Oliver Douglas quits his job as a lawyer and moves from Park Avenue to Hooterville. He wants to get away from the rat race of the city. His beautiful wife Lisa doesn't exactly love the idea.


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