Premiering in 1962, The Beverly Hillbillies sprang onto the American landscape like bubblin' crude, turning into television's number one show faster than any sitcom in history. A supreme television classic, this CBS-TV folklore favorite ran for nine yearsand still holds the record for TV's highest-rated half hour. From the creative genius of TV pioneer Paul Henning (The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Love That Bob, Petticoat Junction), comes the story of poor Ozark mountaineer Jed Clampett and hisn, striking it rich with oil and headin' for Beverly Hills, California. Join the feistiest Granny of them all, wise Uncle Jed, his critter-loving daughter Elly May and love-crazy Cousin Jethro in their unrefined, legendary quest for an idyllic West Coastexistence. Welllll, doggies! This second Ultimate Collection features 27 newly-restored and unedited episodes with the classic opening and closing theme songs (The Ballad Of Jed Clampett), rare cast commercials and other special material from theprivate archive of series creator Paul Henning. Now, "set a spell...take your shoes off. Y'all come back now, y'hear?"