Andrew Rosenstein
May 14, 1993 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Hooverville Handbook: A Viewer's Guide to Green Acres

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Stephen Cox
genre
Nonfiction, Pop Culture

We gave it a B

In TV reruns and in our collective imagination, Green Acres lives on as Mayberry R.F.D. with an existential edge. The Hooterville Handbook is an exhaustive companion to the series — which ran from 1965 to 1971 — and features trivia, a guide to each episode, and interviews with the actors who brought the loopy logic of Hooterville to life. But the endless anecdotes about Eva Gabor’s double entendres and Arnold the Pig’s bowel habits may tax the patience of the casual enthusiast. B

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