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The Rass'lin Clampetts 

After Mrs. Drysdale complains to Granny they have a physical brawl. It leads to Jethro explaining to Jed and Granny about TV wrestling. While watching Granny thinks its real so she decides to rescue Rebecca, one of the performers.

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Joseph Depew

Writers:

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

Episode cast overview:
Buddy Ebsen ... Jed Clampett
Irene Ryan ... Daisy Moses
Donna Douglas ... Elly May Clampett
Max Baer Jr. ... Jethro Bodine
Raymond Bailey ... Milburn Drysdale
Nancy Kulp ... Jane Hathaway
Harriet E. MacGibbon ... Mrs. Margaret Drysdale
Bill Baldwin ... Announcer
Jerry Randall Jerry Randall ... The Boston Strong Girl
Gayle Caldwell Gayle Caldwell ... Rebecca
Gene LeBell Gene LeBell ... Referee
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Storyline

It's bad enough that Granny gets into a fight with Mrs. Drysdale, but when she watches a wrestling match on TV, that really gets Granny riled up. She gets so upset seeing the "Beast of Boston" beat up Rebecca of Donnybrook Farm that The Beast won't know what's she's in for when Granny decides to help her. Written by Dionysius Exiguus

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1968 (USA) See more »

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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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In the title the term "Rass'lin" is the hillbilly equivalent of wrestling. See more »

Quotes

Jethro Bodine: Hey Uncle Jed! You shoulda seen Granny whoop Mrs. Drysdale.
Daisy Moses: I was protecting our property. She was tresspassin'.
Jed Clampett: Maybe she come over to talk, just to get somethin' off her chest.
Jethro Bodine: She sure did. Granny was sittin' on it.
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The Clampetts Discover Pro Wrestlng
25 October 2013 | by joe_538See all my reviews

The Rass'lin Clampetts is one of the better episodes of the series. After Granny and Mrs. Drysdale have an altercation, Jed tries explaining to Granny folks in the city don't settle their differences through violence, to which Jethro says "Yes they do" and tells about the women wrestlers on TV. The family settles in the parlor that night to watch Rebecca of Donnybrook Farm (a sweet little farm girl) fight The Boston Strong Girl. The Boston Strong Girl puts a heavy beating on Rebecca, and Granny declares she can't bear to watch, making Jethro leave with her. Later, as Jed and Elly are still watching the program, they witness Granny jump into the ring and teach the Boston Strong Girl why not to beat up on a Tennessee girl.


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