Believe It or Not (1949–1950)

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The first season, beginning in March 1949, featured Robert L. Ripley sitting in a "living room" recounting tales of strange stories. Ripley died on 27 May and was replaced by Robert St. ... See full summary »

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Action | Adventure | Biography

Believe It or Not picks up with Ripley at the time when he gained celebrity status through a "Believe it or Not" column that chronicled his search for the greatest oddities in the world. ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Zimmerman
Stars: Jim Carrey
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The second entry in the Believe It or Not series of shorts begins with Robert Ripley in his office sorting his mail. At the time he received about one million pieces of mail per year, more ... See full summary »

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Actor's Studio (1948–1950)
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Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. ... See full summary »

Stars: Marc Connelly, George Keane, Don Hanmer
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Jean Gillespie
(2 episodes, 1950)
Dan Morgan
(2 episodes, 1950)
John Stephen ...
 US Army Lieutenant (2 episodes, 1950)
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The first season, beginning in March 1949, featured Robert L. Ripley sitting in a "living room" recounting tales of strange stories. Ripley died on 27 May and was replaced by Robert St. John who continued to November 1949. The second season, beginning in January 1950, was a dramatic anthology series based on Ripley's stories and featured guest players every week. Written by J.E. McKillop

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Spin-off Ripley's Believe It or Not! (1999) See more »

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