Lisa gets to meet all the residents of Hooterville. Most
of them have gotten into Joe's betting pool to see how many
days before Oliver and Lisa will move back to New York.
Oliver discovers how much of a con man Mr. Haney is as he is
forced to buy back most of the items that were originally in
the house (bathtub, bathroom and kitchen sink, stove, etc).
Eb, who was originally Mr. Haney's hired hand, tries
desperately to get Mr. Douglas to hire him on, and
eventually wins out after he helps Oliver install the
plumbing, hook up the stove and "prime" the water pump.
After Lisa falls through a hole into the cellar, she calls
it quits and says she's moving back to New York. She
changes her mind, however, thanks to a somewhat exaggerated
story by Mrs. Bradley about how she gave up her show business
career in the big city to move out to Hooterville and open
a hotel with her husband.
The show ends with Oliver gleefully carrying Lisa over the
threshold only to be reminded that they have no bed.
A typical "negotiation" between Mr. Douglas and Mr. Haney
Oliver gets the stove working all by himself
Eb tries to prove his worth so Mr. Douglas will hire him
According to Lisa, Joe won the "How many days before the
Douglas's move back to New York" pool, because he had the
According to Sam Drucker, it wouldn't take Lisa more than five
minutes to apply for electricity to be installed, however it
would take eight months before it would actually be
IMMEDIATELY after Oliver agrees to hire Eb, Eb comments, "Now
about my vacation?"
The show business career in the big city, that Kate Bradley
"gave up" to move with her husband was ticket taker at the