In 1962, the Beverly Hillbillies first premiered, and people quickly fell in love with the quirky, hilarious antics of the Clampett family. While on the show, the family were a tight unit, in real life, the actors didn’t necessarily get along so swimmingly. In fact, there was actually quite a bit of drama behind the scenes. If you’re a fan of the show, then you’ll truly enjoy reading all about how it was made and what the cast was really like when the cameras weren’t filming.
The famous truck that had Granny’s chair strapped onto it was an integral part of the show. The image of the family with all of their belongings packed onto the car is quite well known, but you might have not known that the car was actually owned by cousin Pearl.
Nancy Kulp played Miss Jane Hathaway, and although she was a great actress, she also had political aspirations as well as being a linguist and a teacher. After spending nine years on the show, she decided to leave in order to run as the democratic nominee fo Pennsylvania’s U.S. House of Representatives.