Petticoat Junction TV Show. The Shady Rest motel is owned was Kate Bradley who runs it with her daughters Bobbie Jo, Billie Jo, and Betty Jo. She has a problem with her lazy Uncle Joe who always tries to make money for the motel or himself from numerous silly schemes. They travel to Sam Drucker's Store by the Cannonball an old time train run by Charlie Pratt with Floyd Smoot the conductor.
Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. Set in the rural town of Hooterville, the show followed the goings-on at The Shady Rest Hotel, of which Kate Bradley (Bea Benaderet) was the proprietor. Her lazy Uncle Joe Carson (Edgar Buchanan), who was the great uncle to Kate's three daughters, helped her in the day-to-day running of the business