* The theme song was #44 on the charts in 1962.
* The 1971 cancellation of the series resulted from CBS' desire to erase its image as a "rural network." In process, other rural shows (including "Green Acres" and "Petticoat Junction") were canceled as well.
* Rose to #1 in the ratings faster than any other show within the first three weeks since its debut, a feat still unmatched to this day, where it remained for two years. The following eight episodes that aired during the wake of JFK's assassination are the most watched half-hour shows ever.
* The Drysdale's bank was The Commerce Bank of Beverly Hills.
* The Clampetts' bloodhound name was Duke.
(Posted by Stephen Strong)