The Real McCoys (1957–1963)
|1||The Farmer Took a Wife (16 Jul. 1959) |
The McCoys expect company: Kate's pickle-brained ex-beau and his wife.
|2||The Game Warden (23 Jul. 1959) |
There's a new game warden in town, and his name is George MacMichael.
|3||Screen Test (30 Jul. 1959) |
Grampa resists tapping the cookie jar of the $25 needed to pay for Hassie's screen test.
|4||Work No More, My Lady (6 Aug. 1959) |
Grampa and Luke give Kate a break from her family chores, including the cooking.
|5||The Garden Club (13 Aug. 1959) |
Kate is expecting some women from the Garden Club to visit, and is nervous about them asking her to join. Of course, Grampa makes the wrong impression and Kate is sure that she will not get the invite.
|6||The Weaker Sex (27 Aug. 1959) |
A new female neighbor makes a bad impression on Grampa by being better than him at almost everything.
|7||The Fighter and the Lady (3 Sep. 1959) |
Luke is set up by a traveling show to take part in a boxing match. Kate objects which leaves Grandpa to defend the McCoy family honor.
|8||Gas Station (10 Sep. 1959) |
George opens a gas station, and he makes the mistake of hiring Amos.
|9||Grandpa Fights the Air Force (17 Sep. 1959) |
Amos sneaks into an air base to complain about jet noise over the farm and accidentally touches classified material so when Luke and Kate come looking for Grandpa, they are all suspected of espionage.
|10||The Girls at Mom's Place (24 Sep. 1959) |
Grandpa and Kate are upset when Luke sells food on credit to a failing restaurant run by a widow and her daughter, but the McCoy patriarch softens his "no credit" stance considerably when he learns that the proprietress is attractive and spunky.
|11||The Politician (8 Oct. 1959) |
The McCoys are initially honored by a visit from supposedly "pro-farmer" Congressional candidate Jim Slade, but they decide to turn the tables when they learn that he has never been a farmer and is interested mainly in self-aggrandizement.
|12||Pepino Takes a Bride (14 Oct. 1959) |
Granpda urges Pepino to marry his new girlfriend Rosita when he notices improvements in his work ethic, but the McCoys must first help him obtain a dowry by making a favorable impression on the girl's demanding Uncle Lopez.
|13||The Hot-rodders (22 Oct. 1959) |
Grandpa is stubbornly opposed to Hassie's friendship with hot rod enthusiast Eddie Collins and must be convinced that the young man is a serious engineering student and mechanic rather than a "hooligan".
|14||The Ghostbreakers (5 Nov. 1959) |
To join a secret club known as the "Imperial Demons", Little Luke must go into an abandoned "haunted" house at night and succeed in taking a light all the way to the top floor.
|15||The Marriage Broker (12 Nov. 1959) |
Grampa tries to marry off a friend in danger of being deported.
|16||How to Build a Boat (19 Nov. 1959) |
Grampa and Luke attempt to build a rowboat.
|17||The Artist (26 Nov. 1959) |
After Amos mocks George's painting, cheap junk dealer Daggett pays twenty dollars for a painting by George at the McCoy farm so Amos encourages George's painting to be his manager unaware that Daggett has actually paid for the frame.
|18||The Perfume Salesman (3 Dec. 1959) |
Luke tries to sweeten the McCoy bankroll - by selling barn perfume.
|19||The Television Set (10 Dec. 1959) |
Everyone in the family wants to buy a TV with the $15 in the cookie jar. Well, almost everyone - Grampa wants a power saw, instead.
|20||The Lawsuit (17 Dec. 1959) |
George drives into a ditch on the McCoys' property, breaking their water pipe in the process. Grampa claims he posted a warning sign, but George claims there was no sign. A lawsuit ensues.
|21||The Town Councilman (24 Dec. 1959) |
Grampa manages George's campaign for town councilman.
|22||Cousin Naomi (7 Jan. 1960) |
George's conniving cousin Naomi is nothing but trouble for the McCoys.
|23||The Bowling Champ (28 Jan. 1960) |
Kate becomes upset when she learns that Luke is teaching an attractive (and unattached) young woman how to bowl, but at Grandpa's urging she turns the tables by convincing a handsome younger man to provide her with bowling lessons of her own.
|24||The Talk of the Town (4 Feb. 1960) |
Little Luke writes an essay revealing a secret about Grampa.
|25||Once There Was a Man (11 Feb. 1960) |
Luke's recently married henpecked cousin Charlie and his wife come to visit.
|26||Weekend in Los Angeles (18 Feb. 1960) |
Grampa, Luke, and Kate spend the weekend at a posh hotel in Los Angeles, while there to attend the Sons of the Mystic Nile convention.
|27||First Date (3 Mar. 1960) |
Little Luke is highly resistant to the idea of taking tall and awkward Agnes Maypole to a school party, but when Grandpa finds the girl to be kind and considerate he becomes equally determined to compel the boy to honor his commitment to go ahead with the date.
|28||How to Discover Oil (10 Mar. 1960) |
Troubles flow when Grampa and George think they've struck oil on plots of land they've recently agreed to trade to each other.
|29||A House Divided (17 Mar. 1960) |
Granpa causes problems when he questions the way Kate disciplines the younger McCoys.
|30||Foreman of the Jury (3 Aug. 1960) |
Grampa sues the electric company for leaving a gate open on the property, causing the death of his bull. The company wants to settle, but of course Grampa is sure he will win once he discovers that George is on the jury.
|31||One for the Money (10 Aug. 1960) |
12-year-old Little Luke gets his first job as a paperboy, but when it comes time to deposit his earnings in the family cookie jar general fund, he chooses to spend the money on himself, instead.
|32||That Was No Lady (17 Aug. 1960) |
Kate's newfound determination to wear a strapless dress to a church dance causes a rift in the McCoy family.
|33||The Tycoon (23 Aug. 1960) |
Grampa refuses to join the Grange co-op, so he strikes out on his own to make his fortune in the egg business.
|34||Where There's a Will (30 Aug. 1960) |
Grampa inherits some antique furniture from his recently deceased 94-year-old Uncle Willie.
|35||The Jinx (6 Sep. 1960) |
Harm befalls members of the McCoy clan when sharing a task with Cousin Orval so, when Orval visits the McCoy farm, Grandpa and Luke hastily develop excuses to avoid chores involving Orval despite Kate's fragile skepticism.
|36||The Delegates (13 Sep. 1960) |
Both Amos and George stoop to dirty politics, while campaigning for a trip to San Francisco as a delegate representing the Ancient and Loyal Order of the Sons of the Mystic Nile.
|37||The Gigolo (27 Sep. 1960) |
In hopes of staving off foreclosure, Amos courts the elderly spinster holding the mortgage on the McCoy farm.
|38||Teenage Wedding (3 Oct. 1960) |
When 16-year-old Hassie and her boyfriend Jerry impetuously announce their engagement, Grandpa's apparent approval causes considerable consternation among Luke, Kate, and Jerry's fastidious grandfather, J. Luther Medwick.
|39||McCoys, Ahoy (7 Oct. 1960) |
Amos struggles against conflicting state government and military timetables to save a destroyer named after a West Virginian patriot when the ship is docked in Long Beach where it is to be scrapped.