The Beverly Hillbillies

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The Beverly Hillbillies
The Beverly Hillbilles opening logo.jpg
Premiere September 26, 1962
Finale March 23, 1971
Airs Weekdays at 7 AM on MeTV
Saturdays at 6 AM and 6:30 AM on MeTV
Creator Paul Henning
Network CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Filmways Television
Distributor CBS Films/Enterprises (1966—1971)
Viacom Enterprises (1971—1995)
Paramount Domestic Television (1995—2006)
CBS Paramount Television (2006—2007)
CBS Television Distribution (2007—)
Seasons 9
Episodes 274
Origin USA

The Beverly Hillbillies is a sitcom that aired on CBS.

The series is about a poor backwoods family transplanted to Beverly Hills, California, after striking oil on their land.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Buddy Ebsen Jed Clampett * * * * * * * * *
Irene Ryan Daisy May "Granny" Moses * * * * * * * * *
Donna Douglas Elly May Clampett * * * * * * * * *
Max Baer, Jr. Jethro Bodine * * * * * * * * *
Raymond Bailey Milburn Drysdale * * * * * * * * *
Nancy Kulp Miss Jane Hathaway * * * * * * * * *
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Harriet E. MacGibbon Margaret Drysdale * * * * * * *
Bea Benaderet Cousin Pearl Bodine *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One September 26, 1962 May 29, 1963 36
Season Two September 25, 1963 June 10, 1964 36
Season Three September 23, 1964 June 16, 1965 34
Season Four September 15, 1965 May 18, 1966 32
Season Five September 14, 1966 April 19, 1967 30
Season Six September 6, 1967 April 3, 1968 30
Season Seven September 25, 1968 March 26, 1969 26
Season Eight September 24, 1969 March 18, 1970 26
Season Nine September 15, 1970 March 23, 1971 24
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies October 6, 1981

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Season Sets  (Region 1)
The Official Second Season October 7, 2008 purchase 5
The Official Third Season February 17, 2009 purchase 5
Episode Collections  (Region 1)
Ultimate Collection, Volume 1 September 27, 2005 purchase 4
Ultimate Collection, Volume 2 February 28, 2006 purchase 4
Episode Collections - Various Series  (Region 1)
The Beverly Hillbillies/Petticoat Junction Christmas Collection October 25, 2005 purchase 1

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