Did Green Acres Inspire My Dad to Move Us to a Farm in 1966? Maybe.

Chapter 5: It was the peak of the rural comedy era, but our life was no sitcom

A black and white cow in a field. A grain of infinity.
Photo by Megumi Nachev on Unsplash

If you watched TV in the 60s, you’ll remember a popular theme. Rural comedies, like The Andy Griffith Show, Green Acres, Petticoat Junction, and Hee-Haw dominated…



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Barbara Andres

Barbara Andres

Muddling through, one story at a time. Grab a cup of tea and pull up a chair. In a former life, I called myself grain of infinity.