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Why did the Clampets move to Beverly Hills?


I never understood why they moved to Beverly Hills. They never adapted to the the rich California life. They didn't seem to even want to live there. Why didn't they just stay in Tennessee and build a big mansion?

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Pearl suggested it; Jed figured the climate would be good for Granny, Elly could find a husband, and Jethro could get an education.

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Hey joe_538, Thanks goodness for Pearl. If it wasn't for her suggestion, we wouldn't have a show! 


"He went out with a bang, not a whimper."
Nick

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Jed mainly moved there so Elly could fid a husband, Jethro just kinda stayed.

Originally the Clampetts moving to Manhattan NY,

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Yeah and I think Jed liked the idea of living in the "hills". Also meeting movie stars (and in fact Elly did date at least one several times). Pearl also suggested it because she wanted an excuse to visit Jed and the clan in California.

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Why does it matter John?

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Why does it matter why it matters?

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Somebody needs to YouTube the First Episode

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Because the concept required it

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"Kinfolk said; Jed, move away from there!! California is the place you oughta be"

So they loaded up the truck, and the moved to Beverly (Hills that is).

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Yep that sounds 'bout right.

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I got that on good authority...

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