This series follows the comical misadventures at the family-run Shady Rest Hotel, located in the charming farming community of Hooterville.
Directed byRichard Whorf
S01:E01 - Spur Line to Shady Rest
The struggling Shady Rest Hotel is jeopardized when a no-nonsense vice president of the Railroad investigates the apparently forgotten spur line that connects the towns.
S01:E02 - Quick, Hide the Railroad
Kate uses a combination of charm, subterfuge, and wiles to prevent Homer Bedloe from catching the Hooterville Cannonball to permanently terminate the train's operation.
S01:E03 - The President Who Came to Dinner
Hard-hitting railroad president Norman Curtis travels to Hooterville with the intention of unceremoniously terminating the Cannonball's service.
S01:E04 - Is There a Dr. in the Roundhouse?
The Shady Rest's Annual Jamboree is threatened when railroad CEO breaks the Cannonball's throttle lever, but he tries to make amends with an effort to obtain the replacement part.
S01:E05 - The Courtship of Floyd Smoot
Kate pretends to fall in love with Floyd after his bad experience with a mail-order bride.
S01:E06 - Please Buy My Violets
Uncle Joe spends Kate's money to buy cases of lousy men and women's cologne to make a fast buck reselling it, when the money was intended to put screens up to keep mosquitoes away.
S01:E07 - The Ringer
Athletic Betty Jo becomes the first-ever female entrant in the Shady Rest's Annual Horseshoe Tournament, with an opportunity to defeat the legendary Pixley Fats.
S01:E08 - Kate's Recipe for Hot Rhubarb
When Kate talks Bobbie Jo into going on a double date with Billie Jo, but Bobbie Jo turns out to be a dud, Kate teaches Bobbie Jo how to make some "hot rhubarb" with the boys.
S01:E09 - The Little Train Robbery
Two young men are on their way to rob the bank in Pixley. Their plans change when they learn the Cannonball, will make its express run from Hooterville with the deposit.
S01:E10 - Bedloe Strikes Again
The Cannonball and its primary passenger, Uncle Joe, are pelted with eggs after the Hooterville Hornets, coached by Uncle Joe, are drubbed in what may be their worst game ever.
S01:E11 - Uncle Joe's Replacement
Uncle Joe's convinced he's being replaced when Kate hires Herbie Bates to be assistant manager of the hotel.
S01:E12 - Honeymoon Hotel
Uncle Joe has come up with another scheme to attract guests to the hotel: advertise it as a wedding/honeymoon destination, including Uncle Joe actually officiating the weddings.
S01:E13 - A Night at Hooterville Hilton
Mrs. Gladys Stroud, a renowned hotel critic, decides to come and review the Shady Rest after she is accidentally sent a brochure uncle Joe made.
S01:E14 - Cannonball Christmas
Uncle Joe, Kate Bradley and her daughters find their holiday disrupted when the Scrooge-like Homer Bedloe of the Railroad threatens to close down the Hooterville Cannonball.
S01:E15 - Herby Gets Drafted
Herby Bates, who is sweet on Billie Jo, won't be seeing much more of her--he's just been drafted.
S01:E16 - Bobbie Jo and the Beatnik
When Bobbie Jo brings home a mad-at-the-world young poet and slacker who has won her heart, Kate has to figure out how to show her his true stripes.
S01:E17 - My Daughter, the Doctor
Billie Jo receives a $500 insurance endowment, which her late father set aside for his first-born to become a doctor. But Billie Jo wants to go to Hollywood to become an actress.
S01:E18 - Hooterville Versus Hollywood
Kate confers with Judge Drucker to see if she can legally prevent Billie Jo from going to Hollywood.
S01:E19 - Visit From a Big Star
Uncle Joe makes a deal with Lucy Wayne, the secretary of suave movie star Lane Haggard, for them to stay for two weeks at the Shady Rest for some relaxation away from prying eyes.
S01:E20 - Last Chance Farm
When the Junction needs money to stay afloat, Uncle Joe convinces two rich women the hotel is a reducing farm.
S01:E21 - The Very Old Antique
When Kate unexpectedly sees Homer Bedloe in Hooterville, she knows trouble is in store. Bedloe states he plans on selling the Cannonball.
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