Creator Jay Sommers wrote extensively for "Petticoat Junction (1963)" during its second season (1964-65), and these unsyndicated shows feature the first appearances of Doris (then "Ruthie"), Fred, Newt, and Arnold the Piggy the year before "Green Acres (1965)" originally debuted on September 15, 1965, with "Green Acres: Oliver Buys a Farm (1965)."
How 'bout a dehydrated chicken?
Oliver Douglas: A dehydrated chicken?
Sam Drucker: Yeah. Just add water and bones, and let it sit for a couple hours, and you might have your own reconstituted chicken.
Oliver Douglas: That's the most ridiculous thing I ever heard.
In the opening song when Oliver sings "You are my wife," he reaches for Lisa with his left hand. As Lisa sings "Goodbye city life," Oliver reaches in and grabs her with his right hand.
In some episodes, the opening credits appear in unusual locations (e.g.: chicken eggs, towels, writing on walls, breakfast items, newspaper headlines). In other episodes, the characters - particularly Lisa - react to the appearance of the credits superimposed over them or next to them.