The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

Season 1


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1Californy, Here We ComeCaliforny, Here We Come (3 Oct. 1957)
Grandpa, Luke, Kate, Hassie and Little Luke McCoy travel from Smokey Corners, West Virginia to California. They take over an inherited farm and everyone loves it, but Grandpa who has trouble adjusting to the new place.
7.6
2The Egg WarThe Egg War (10 Oct. 1957)
Grandpa gets into an egg feud with a rival egg salesman. He makes money, but the rest of the family suffers when Hassie wants to date the rival's son.
7.9
3Kate's DressKate's Dress (17 Oct. 1957)
Grandpa and Luke need a new gun for a shooting contest. Kate needs a new dress to be inducted into the PTA. There's just enough money in the cookie jar for one of them.
8.4
4Grampa Sells His GunGrampa Sells His Gun (24 Oct. 1957)
The McCoys find out that they are three months behind on their mortgage payments and will lose the farm if they can't come up with the money. Grandpa fears that he will have to sell a 200 year old flintlock family rifle to get the payment.
8.4
5A Question of DisciplineA Question of Discipline (31 Oct. 1957)
Kate wants to discipline Hassie and Little Luke for bad grades and skipping school, but Grandpa thinks she is being too tough. So Kate lets Grandpa takes over raising the kids.
8.3
6You Can't Cheat an Honest ManYou Can't Cheat an Honest Man (7 Nov. 1957)
Grandpa's innate honesty saves the day when a dishonest real estate speculator tries to buy five unproductive acres of the McCoys' land for considerably less than its actual value.
8.5
7Luke Gets His FreedomLuke Gets His Freedom (14 Nov. 1957)
Kate pointedly tells Luke that he is welcome to go fishing with Grandpa and Mac Maginnis and to do whatever he wishes for several nights thereafter, but Grandpa steps in to make amends when he realizes that Luke's "freedom" is causing a genuine strain on their still-young marriage.
8.7
8Grandpa's DateGrandpa's Date (21 Nov. 1957)
The Farmer's Association is having it's fall dance and Grandpa doesn't want to take Flora MacMichael until Little Luke tells him about the box supper that Flora is bringing.
8.3
9The Fishing ContestThe Fishing Contest (28 Nov. 1957)
Grandpa and George MacMichael compete to win the fishing contest. The only problem is that both of them are better at cheating than fishing.
8.0
10It's a Woman's WorldIt's a Woman's World (5 Dec. 1957)
Grandpa pretends to be able to read so he can vote against an uppity female politician.
7.8
11The Bigger They AreThe Bigger They Are (12 Dec. 1957)
Grandpa gets struck with jealousy because of Flora MacMichael and tries to take it out on her apple tree.
7.4
12Gambling Is a SinGambling Is a Sin (19 Dec. 1957)
Grandpa and Luke jeopardize Kate's chances to be named to a church committee when they unwittingly allow a Las Vegas gambling house to advertise on the McCoys' barn.
8.0
13Let's Be BuddiesLet's Be Buddies (26 Dec. 1957)
Much to Grampa's consternation, George wants to join a private club known as the Loyal Order of the Mystic Nile.
8.4
14Grandpa and the Driver's LicenseGrandpa and the Driver's License (2 Jan. 1958)
Grampa's vanity gets the best of him when he refuses to acknowledge that he needs eyeglasses to pass the vision test for his new California driver's license.
8.6
15The Lady's ManThe Lady's Man (9 Jan. 1958)
A multi-talented photographer obtains the McCoys' permission to take pictures of their farm, but Luke becomes jealous when he seems to be focusing most of his attention on Kate.
7.5
16Luke's Mother-in-LawLuke's Mother-in-Law (16 Jan. 1958)
Grandpa has Luke prepared for the worst when it is learned that Kate's mother is coming for a visit, but everyone is surprised when she arrives and repeatedly chides Kate for being insufficiently attentive to Luke's needs.
7.7
17The MatchmakerThe Matchmaker (23 Jan. 1958)
Grandpa trades a date with Flora for a hound dog.
7.7
18The Goodys Come to TownThe Goodys Come to Town (30 Jan. 1958)
Amos invites their old neighbors to California for a visit including Luke's old girlfriend Elvira. Kate tries to hide her jealousy during the reminiscing of old times.
8.3
19Little Luke's EducationLittle Luke's Education (6 Feb. 1958)
When some of Little Luke's classmates tease and bully him about his "hillbilly" roots, Grandpa steps in to teach them about the perniciousness of prejudice.
7.5
20Time to RetireTime to Retire (13 Feb. 1958)
The retirement of the postman convinces Luke and Kate that Grandpa Amos should take it easier. It backfires when Grandpa instead works too hard and ends up bedridden.
7.6
21Grampa's ProposalGrampa's Proposal (20 Feb. 1958)
Grampa breaks up Flora's romance, and is forced to propose to her.
7.5
22The HoneymoonThe Honeymoon (27 Feb. 1958)
After one full year of marriage, Luke and Kate finally get to go on their honeymoon.
8.1
23Once There Was a Traveling SaleswomanOnce There Was a Traveling Saleswoman (6 Mar. 1958)
Luke McCoy is tricked into buying a swimming pool.
8.2
24My Favorite UncleMy Favorite Uncle (13 Mar. 1958)
Kate's rich Uncle Dave stays with the McCoys for the weekend.
8.3
25Grampa's BirthdayGrampa's Birthday (20 Mar. 1958)
Feeling that he's been forgotten on his birthday, Grampa runs away from home.
7.2
26New Doctor in TownNew Doctor in Town (27 Mar. 1958)
Grampa has a cold, but he doesn't trust the new doctor - or any doctor, for that matter.
7.4
27For Love or MoneyFor Love or Money (3 Apr. 1958)
After Grampa refuses to give him a raise, Pepino quits and goes to work for neighbor George MacMichael.
7.6
28Kate's CareerKate's Career (10 Apr. 1958)
Kate creates a successful dress alteration business at home, much to the consternation of Grampa and the local tailor.
8.2
29When a Fellow Needs a FriendWhen a Fellow Needs a Friend (17 Apr. 1958)
Grampa is in desperate need of character witnesses to testify on his behalf at his parking ticket trial.
8.2
30It Pays to Be PoorIt Pays to Be Poor (24 Apr. 1958)
The McCoys teach a wealthy couple the joys of simple living.
8.9
31The Life of the PartyThe Life of the Party (1 May 1958)
Grampa thinks he's the life-of-the-party.
7.5
32Three Is a CrowdThree Is a Crowd (8 May 1958)
Grampa tries to stop a marriage-minded widow from chasing George.
8.7
33The New LookThe New Look (15 May 1958)
Luke wants to modernize the farm, but Grampa is against change.
7.5
34The Volunteer Fire DepartmentThe Volunteer Fire Department (22 May 1958)
Grampa has his heart set on joining the town's volunteer fire department.
7.9
35You Can't Always Be a HeroYou Can't Always Be a Hero (29 May 1958)
Little Luke worships his Grandpa Amos, but when he gets in trouble at school for using Grandpa's colorful language and telling lies the rest of the family tells Amos to set a better example for Little Luke. Amos tries his best to change his ways, but after a week he can't stand it anymore and reverts to his old habits. When Little Luke's teacher brings him home from school after a serious incident, Amos faces a hard choice: continue to be his grandson's hero or admit that he's not perfect.
8.4
36The Homely BoyThe Homely Boy (5 Jun. 1958)
Hassie refuses to accept a date with the homeliest boy in class.
8.1
37Her Flaming YouthHer Flaming Youth (12 Jun. 1958)
Scandal erupts when a 30-year-old photo of Flora clad in a scanty swimsuit winds up in a local publication.
8.4
38The Corn-Eating ContestThe Corn-Eating Contest (19 Jun. 1958)
Grampa wagers Kate's prize hen, Jenny, on Little Luke winning a corn-eating contest.
7.6
39You're Never Too OldYou're Never Too Old (26 Jun. 1958)
Grampa secretly joins an over-sixties club known as the "Young Old Timers".
8.1