Let’s take a trip down memory lane and all the way to the upper-class Beverly Hills in 1962. The Beverly Hillbillies provided us with loads of laughs and entertainment, but the producers did manage to keep quite a couple of secrets hidden from the fans, and we have just discovered them now.
As big of a success that the show was, and after taking home a total of seven Emmy nominations, many TV critics didn’t actually enjoy the show. Critics found the show “strained and unfunny” and “painful to sit through." Still not bad for one of the most watched programs on TV.