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Old 11-02-2017, 06:27 PM   #16
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I seem to recall Fred Ziffel calling out to his wife on Petticoat Junction with a name other than Doris. Maybe in S1, Ep 1 of PJ (or whenever he debuted).
It was probably late season 1 or early season 2. Checking IMDB, Barbara Pepper appeared in three episodes of PJ, all in 1964. Doris' original name was "Ruthie", but this was changed in subsequent appearances.
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Old 11-02-2017, 06:31 PM   #17
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I'm watching Season 1 now from the DVDs and I just saw the episode where "Alph" first arrives thru the floor(!) when supposedly installing indoor plumbing. When he introduces himself his name is not Alph. Also there is no Ralph on the scene either.
Yep, this was one of the early episodes before Alf & Ralph were introduced (which was episode 15). Sid Melton was playing a different character entirely (Ed Ferguson) who never appeared again and/or was morphed into the Alf character.
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One I noticed the other day is in the opening titles. Lisa says she's allergic to hay but she sneezes in Manhattan.
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I spotted a continuity error in the opening credits. Lisa's bracelet moves from her wrist to the middle of her forearm when Oliver and her are standing together in front of the house at the end of the credits.
That's not a continuity error. It's a small difference borne from the act of filming with one camera and a person moving around between setups. A continuity error would be if she had it on the other arm, or it disappeared entirely. You can't expect someone's hair, clothes, pieces of straw on the ground, etc. to remain frozen between shots that may have been filmed hours apart.
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Arnold fluctuates from being a big male pig to a smaller female. Then eventually they settle on the smaller female.

The Douglas bedroom closet is basically outside. So is the shower. Also no glass, just open air in the bedroom window.

Oliver and Lisa aren't poor. Why dont they invest in the farm and spruce it up. Totally fix up the place. Buy a new a tractor. I know then no show.
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I think the biggest inconsistency for me was having the Douglas family meet the Clampett family and later the Hooterville citizens parody The Beverly Hillbillies.

But I guess Petticoat Junction did the same thing but in a slighter version.
I don't think the Beverly Hillbillies could exist in the Green Acres universe. Green Acres takes place in a surreal, twilight zone type universe, whereas the B. Hillbillies's world seemed normal for the most part.

I notice in the Beverly Hillbillies when the Clampetts visited Hooterville, that Hooterville was more normal and not surreal like in Green Acres.
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I seem to recall Fred Ziffel calling out to his wife on Petticoat Junction with a name other than Doris. Maybe in S1, Ep 1 of PJ (or whenever he debuted).
oh, so they DID show the Ziffels on PJ! I asked once on here if they ever did and someone said no.
Well then did they ever show Alf and Ralph Monroe, Mr. Kimble, Mr. Trendle or Newt Kiley on PJ? I know on one of the later PJ episodes they showed Mr. Haney in one scene.
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Newt Kiley (Kay Kuter) appeared many times on Petticoat Junction.

With regard to the Ziffels, note that I only said that Fred called out to his wife. I can’t confirm that she ever did or didn’t appear on PJ. Fred was seen with his hogs very early on.
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oh, so they DID show the Ziffels on PJ! I asked once on here if they ever did and someone said no.
Well then did they ever show Alf and Ralph Monroe, Mr. Kimble, Mr. Trendle or Newt Kiley on PJ? I know on one of the later PJ episodes they showed Mr. Haney in one scene.
Yeah all 3 Ziffels appeared on PJ. The only other GA characters to appear were Mr. Drucker (regular on both shows), Newt, the Douglases, Eb, and Haney.
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I don't think the Beverly Hillbillies could exist in the Green Acres universe. Green Acres takes place in a surreal, twilight zone type universe, whereas the B. Hillbillies's world seemed normal for the most part.

I notice in the Beverly Hillbillies when the Clampetts visited Hooterville, that Hooterville was more normal and not surreal like in Green Acres.
Yeah I agree. BH could be weird but never outright surreal like GA. The Clampetts seemed to only visit the PJ section of Hooterville which was more in line with their series.

No BH characters ever appeared on GA. Every time they mentioned it, it was referred to as just a TV show.
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