TV Episodes The Best Green Acres Episodes  

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List of the best Green Acres episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Green Acres episodes of all time are. Fans of Green Acres are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different episodes, including Never Trust a Little Old Lady and Lisa Bakes a Cake. What is the best Green Acres episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Music to Milk By is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Music to Milk By Apr 26 1967 Eb becomes obsessed with winning a contest on a Pixley radio station. To identify all the songs, he has to listen day and night. That becomes even harder after Elenaor the cow swallows the radio ...more

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Arnold Goes to Hollywood Part ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes

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I Didn't Raise My Pig to Be a ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
I Didn't Raise My Pig to Be a Soldier Sep 28 1966 When the Ziffels go on a second honeymoon at Niagra Falls, they leave Arnold with Oliver and Lisa. While there, Arnold is drafted by the U.S. Army.

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Getting Even With Haney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Getting Even With Haney Mar 22 1967 Tired of Doris' nagging about having to beat their laundry on a rock in the creek, Fred buys a Grabwell washing machine from Mr. Haney. The boat motor in a barrel goes berzerk, spraying water ...more

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Kimball Gets Fired is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Kimball Gets Fired Mar 29 1967 Ralph is distraught when her beloved "Hankie" Kimball is fired as the county agricultural agent. His replacement is so rude and insulting that even Oliver is plotting to get Kimball ...more

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Never Take Your Wife to a Conv... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Never Take Your Wife to a Convention Feb 08 1967 The only thing Oliver learns at a farming convention is how to get a hangover. He and Lisa meet up with Charlie, a former gangster-turned-farmer, and Wanda, his floozy dancer wife. The more ...more

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It's Human to Be Humane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
It's Human to Be Humane Feb 01 1967 Bored and looking for a project, Lisa becomes the head of the "Hooterville Human Humane Committee". She takes her cause to the extreme, declaring everything from duck hunting to ...more

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The Computer Age is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
The Computer Age Feb 15 1967 A desperate Ralph Monroe joins a computer dating service to meet a husband. Oliver thinks it's a great idea since computers are always right. Lisa thinks they can't possibly take the place of ...more

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The Hooterville Image is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
The Hooterville Image Nov 16 1966 The Hooterville farmers have decided that Oliver is ruining the town's image by doing his farming chores in a suit. Oliver eventually gives in to their demand to wear overalls, but they weren't ...more

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How to See South America By Bu... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
How to See South America By Bus Oct 05 1966 Oliver ends up with a new client named Collins, who turns out to be a very attractive woman, whose first name is Amy, who wants Oliver's legal help about her farm. Oliver has to make regular ...more

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Eb Discovers the Birds and the... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Eb Discovers the Birds and the Bees Nov 09 1966 Eb suddenly discovers he has feelings for Betty Jo Bradley. Eb wants nothing more than to date her, but the advice Oliver gives him, calls the date off, when Eb won't let Betty Jo choose where ...more

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The Ugly Duckling is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
The Ugly Duckling Oct 19 1966 Ralph Monroe is devastated when Mr. Kimball turns her down again. Lisa decides to help Ralph out, by making her more feminine. Oliver is forced to sleep in the barn with Eb, while Lisa works day ...more

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His Honor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
His Honor Jan 11 1967 Oliver misunderstands when the Hooterville bigwigs ask him to be a judge. He thinks he's being appointed an appellate judge but they just want him to judge apples at the county fair. The ...more

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Never Trust a Little Old Lady is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Never Trust a Little Old Lady Dec 28 1966 It's tomato planting season and Oliver needs some useful weather information. Hooterville relies on WPIXL-TV's Mildred, a little old lady who prances out of her dollhouse, or Walter, the singing ...more

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A Square is Not Round is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
A Square is Not Round Dec 14 1966 The Douglases try to determine which of their hens is laying square eggs. Once word gets out, Haney and a chicken breeder both want in on the action. Oddly, the cube-shaped eggs don't worry ...more

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You Ought to Be in Pictures is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
You Ought to Be in Pictures Nov 23 1966 James Stuart from the agricultural department wants to do a film on the pitfalls of new farmers. The locals think "Jimmy Stewart" is coming to make a big Hollywood movie so they all ...more

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School Days is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
School Days Jan 04 1967 Oliver spends a lot of time in the principal's office when Lisa enrolls at Hooterville High. In school primarily for a cooking course, she also disrupts history class with her own version of ...more

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Water, Water Everywhere is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Water, Water Everywhere Sep 21 1966 Mr. Haney has Willie the well-witcher to witch him a new well. But when Mr. Haney has plenty of water, Oliver loses his water. The same thing happens when Oliver has a new well witched, then the ...more

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Trapped is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Trapped Season 5 Episode 16: Oliver and Lisa explore a mysterious cave under their farmhouse--and become trapped when the entrance collapses.

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Rest and Relaxation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Rest and Relaxation Season 5 Episode 15: An old friend of Oliver's pays the Douglases a visit to enjoy a little rest and relaxation.

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Lisa's Mudder Comes for a ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Lisa's Mudder Comes for a Visit Season 5 Episode 1: Lisa's 'mudder' (mother) pays a surprise visit to the Hooterville farm and promptly takes over as a three-week houseguest.

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A Hunting We Won't go is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
A Hunting We Won't go Season 4 Episode 21: After she befriends a beautiful doe that visits the farm, Lisa launches an all-out drive to halt the hunting season.

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How to Succeed on TV Without R... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
How to Succeed on TV Without Really Season 3 Episode 19: Lisa invests $28 in a 10-year-old's 'Electronic Company'; to show his gratitude, the young wizard 'electronificates' the Douglas' farm.

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Star Named Arnold is Born, A -... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Star Named Arnold is Born, A - Part 2 Season 3 Episode 30: Oliver and Lisa chaperone Arnold's trip to Hollywood, where he lands a starring role in a motion picture.

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A Prize in Each and Every Pack... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
A Prize in Each and Every Package Season 4 Episode 16: Oliver and Lisa make a startling discovery when they find some priceless jewelry in boxes of inexpensive cereal.

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Old Mail Day is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Old Mail Day Season 4 Episode 8: 'Old Mail Day' comes to Hooterville when Sam Drucker cleans up his general store, and delivers all the old mail he finds to their rightful owners.

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The Beeping Rock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
The Beeping Rock Season 5 Episode 23: The Douglas farm succumbs to a bit of 'lunar madness' when a precocious child inventor shows up to say he's been to the moon.

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Where There's a Will is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Where There's a Will Season 5 Episode 3: Arnold the pig becomes the focus of attention in Hooterville when word gets out that he might be the heir to a $20,000,000 estate.

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Who's Lisa? is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Who's Lisa? Apr 19 1967 While fixing the roof, Oliver accidentally drops a hammer on Lisa's head, giving her amnesia. Initially, he's upset because she doesn't even recognize him. He begins to suspect she's faking so ...more

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The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
The Beverly Hillbillies Season 2 Episode 23: Hooterville gives its impression of 'The Beverly Hillbillies' in a special charity show featuring Lisa as 'Granny,' Oliver as 'Jethro,' and Mr. Kimball as 'Jed Clampett.'

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Oliver Buys a Farm is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Oliver Buys a Farm Season 1 Episode 1: Oliver Wendell Douglas, a big city lawyer who longs for a farm of his own, takes the big step and buys a spread near Hooterville. Eddie Albert stars as the attorney with the hankering for the soil, Eva Gabor plays his wife, Lisa, whose response to the news of his farm purchase is decidedly explosive.

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Star Witness is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Star Witness Season 6 Episode 18: Arnold the pig is the key witness to a daring robbery, and just the pig to cook the crook's bacon.

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King Oliver I is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
King Oliver I Season 6 Episode 20: The town of Hooterville, incensed by an increased tax burden, secedes from the state and proclaims Oliver to be 'King Oliver I.'

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Culture is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Culture Season 1 Episode 31: The Every-Other-Wednesday-Afternoon-Discussion-Club decides that Hooterville needs a little 'culture.'

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Uncle Ollie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Uncle Ollie Season 1 Episode 32: Oliver's nephew arrives for a visit, and Oliver is shaken up when the boy turns out to be a beatnik.

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I Didn't Raise My Pig to B... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
I Didn't Raise My Pig to Become a Soldier Season 2 Episode 3: Oliver and Lisa agree to 'pig sit' Arnold while the Ziffels enjoy a second honeymoon.

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Never Look a Gift Tractor in t... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Never Look a Gift Tractor in the Mouth Season 1 Episode 27: It's a few days before Oliver's birthday, and Lisa goes out and buys the biggest and fanciest tractor she can find.

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Das Lumpen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Das Lumpen Season 3 Episode 10: Lisa tells another war story--this one details how she saved Oliver from the Nazis during World War II and started their romance.

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A Kind Word for the President is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
A Kind Word for the President Season 3 Episode 6: Oliver sets out to accomplish two changes at the Hooterville Phone Company, now that he's president.

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Oliver Takes Over the Phone Co... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Oliver Takes Over the Phone Company Season 3 Episode 5: Mr. Trendell turns over the keys of the Hooterville Phone Company to Oliver Douglas.

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An Old Fashioned Christmas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
An Old Fashioned Christmas Season 2 Episode 13: Oliver is determined to have an old-fashioned Christmas, which includes decorating his own tree.

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Exodus to Bleedswell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Exodus to Bleedswell Season 2 Episode 18: A rival town threatens to lure away the citizens of Hooterville Valley with an offer of lucrative defense jobs.

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Oliver vs. the Phone Company is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Oliver vs. the Phone Company Season 3 Episode 4: Oliver starts a feud with the Hooterville Phone Company and launches a campaign to recall its management.

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How to Get From Hooterville to... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
How to Get From Hooterville to Pixley Season 4 Episode 12: The Douglases' farm life turns upside-down when they discover that their farm is located in the town of Pixley instead of friendly ol' Hooterville.

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Economy Flight to Washington is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Economy Flight to Washington Season 4 Episode 19: When Oliver and Lisa go to the airport to see Mr. Kimball and Eb off to Washington D.C., they unexpectedly wind up aboard the airliner.

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Double Drick is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Double Drick Season 1 Episode 25: Oliver's generator breaks down and he decides it's finally time for the electric company to run power lines into his house.

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Lisa's First Day on the Fa... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Lisa's First Day on the Farm Season 1 Episode 2: Oliver brings his wife Lisa to their new home, a ramshackle farm near Hooterville.

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The Great Mayoralty Campaign is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
The Great Mayoralty Campaign Season 6 Episode 6: Politics splits the Douglas family in two when Oliver and Lisa become candidates for mayor from opposing parties.

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You Can't Plug In a 2 With... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
You Can't Plug In a 2 With a 6 Season 1 Episode 9: Relying on statistics provided by the Department of Agriculture, Oliver plants wheat. His neighbors, using Mrs. Ziffel's lumbago to predict a crop, plant corn.

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Don't Call Us, We'll C... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Green Acres Episodes
Don't Call Us, We'll Call You Season 1 Episode 10: Oliver finally has a phone installed, but the Hooterville Phone Company installs it directly outside his bedroom window--on top of the telephone pole.