Originally Posted by W*GS
nyuk forgot Jed Clampett.
Kind of different in that case: Jed accidentally finds oil under his property and an oil company buys him out and leaves him wealthy. In that, they fulfilled another Hollyweird cannon fodder role: The backward, unedcuated ignoramus white southerner hillbilly, complete with all the stereotypes and snide comments from the educated, modernist Californians who talk down to them on a regular basis over a track of banjo music. And there is the irascible granny with her backward ways and her (bitter) clinging to her gun. The corporate villains in this case were another predictable one: Capitalist Pig Bankers.