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First Season of “Petticoat Junction” Now Available on DVD

By Ellie Gant

petticoat-junction“Petticoat Junction: The First Season” follows the everyday happenings of the Bradley family – widowed mother Kate (two-time Emmy nominee Bea Benaderet), her three beautiful daughters Billie Jo (Jeannine Riley), Bobbie Jo (Pat Woodell) and Betty Jo (Linda Henning), and their genial Uncle Joe (Edgar Buchanan), who fancied himself as the hotel’s general manager but somehow managed to avoid anything that might be considered work. A host of new visitors come to town each week via steam engine, Hooterville’s sole form of public transportation, helping the series chronicle the down-home, humorous mishaps of the town residents and guests.

The inaugural season of “Petticoat Junction” is now available on DVD from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment ~ head to for easy ordering.

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