Green Acres

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New this week Other mistake: In the opening sequence Oliver stops the tractor in front of the house by pulling a lever. This lever is not a brake but is to engage a wheel to put a belt around to operate a threshing machine.

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Continuity mistake: In the opening, when Oliver goes to grab Lisa's hand, he moves his left hand. When the camera looks at Lisa, Oliver is reaching with his right hand.

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Plot hole: In real life Oliver would never have put up with Mr. Haney's nonsense, especially being a NYC lawyer, Mr. Haney would have been sued countless times.

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Trivia: Arnold the pig was the only cast member to win an award for a performance in a sitcom.

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Trivia: This is the first television sitcom in which the theme song soundtrack lyrics were sung by the leading actor and actress of the show.

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Trivia: Tom Lester made up the story of Arnold the Piggy being eaten on the final day of filming.

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TV Kiddie Show Host: Sure, I remember that kid, he had on the most realistic looking pig costume I've ever seen. He won first prize.
Oliver Douglas: No, you don't understand, Arnold is a real PIG.
TV Kiddie Show Host: I'll say he is! We had five gallons of ice cream for those kids, and he ate every bit of it himself.

Hank Kimball: Hello, Mrs Douglas! How are you?
Lisa Douglas: Hello, Mr. Kimball. I'm fine. Well, I'm not really fine. I have a little headache. Well, it isn't a little headache, it's a... it went away.
Hank Kimball: I know somebody that talks just like that. Well, not just like that. What was his name? Oh yes, it was... no, it wasn't him.

Oliver Douglas: But he couldn't be dead.
Fred Ziffel: Oh, yes he could, I personally attended his funeral.
Oliver Douglas: Are you sure?
Fred Ziffel: I don't know what you do in New York, but around here we don't give a man a funeral unless we're pretty sure he needs one.

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