The hit TV sitcom Beverly Hillbillies first debuted in 1962 and quickly rose to the top to become one of the most beloved shows of its time. While the show was hilarious and wacky on screen, a lot of the backstage antics were not the same. Here are some unknown secrets about everyone’s favorite hillbilly millionaire family.
The car that the family was seen driving in the opening scene featured Granny strapped to the back was absolutely iconic. Did you know that the car was actually owned by cousin Pearl?
Nancy Kulp played Miss Jean Hathaway and made the role all her own. She was also a politician, teacher, and linguist. After the show ended its nine year run, she ran as democratic nominee for US House of Representatives. She represented the state of Pennsylvania.