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What was Geraldine Bodine's mother's name? (Beverly Hillbillies) 

Dear Vanessa,

I don't recall a Geraldine on The Beverly Hillbillies. I think you mean Jethrine, Jethro's sister (both played by Max Baer Jr., voice provided by Linda Henning). Therefore, her mother would be Jethro's mother, Pearl Bodine (played by Bea Benaderet).

A note of interest here: I've heard cast members remark that Max didn't like playing Jethrine, and that's why the character was dropped. The truth is, he was quite a good sport about it, and the real reason the character was dropped was because of the extra production time it took to shoot the scenes, lip-sync Linda's part, and make-up Max.

Thanks for writing, and stay tuned,

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