The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

TV Series  |   |  Comedy
8.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.8/10 from 657 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 27 Nov 2010
 
a list of 24 titles
created 07 Jul 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 20 Jul 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 10 Dec 2013
 
a list of 27 titles
created 28 Jun 2014
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958)

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950–1958) on IMDb 8.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1   Unknown  
1958   1957   1956   1955   1954   1953   … See all »
Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson
Hazel (1961–1966)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to... See full summary »

Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore
Honolulu (1939)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Movie star Brooks Mason wants a vacation from his over zealous fans. He hires Hawaiian plantation-owner George Smith, a look-alike, to change places with him for a few weeks.

Director: Edward Buzzell
Stars: Eleanor Powell, Robert Young, George Burns
Oh, God! (1977)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Director: Carl Reiner
Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.

Director: Gilbert Cates
Stars: George Burns, Suzanne Pleshette, David Birney
Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Alarmed that his younger daughter is about to marry a gold-digger, a millionaire turns over the fortune to her ditsy older sister for safe-keeping to his ultimate regret. protection.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen, George Barbier
Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville.

Stars: Edgar Buchanan, Linda Henning, Bea Benaderet
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

George Burns is back as God, but oops, here he is as Satan, too. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to Satan, and Satan is all too happy to oblige. Oops! Seems the fellow was ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart
Stars: George Burns, Ted Wass, Ron Silver
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Lady Alyce Marshmorton must marry soon, and the staff of Tottney Castle have laid bets on who she'll choose, with young Albert wagering on "Mr. X." After Alyce goes to London to meet a beau... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen
The George Burns Show (1958–1959)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This "Burns & Allen" spin-off found George Burns relocated to his downtown office working as a producer and trying to deal with an assortment of entertainers and oddball theatrical acts as well as his previously established friends.

Stars: George Burns, Bea Benaderet, Harry von Zell
Lambchops (1929)
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

George and Gracie enter an elegant drawing room, looking everywhere for something. Turns out, they're looking for the audience, and when George spots the camera, they start in on their ... See full summary »

Director: Murray Roth
Stars: George Burns, Gracie Allen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A cream-of-the-crop gathering of 1930's radio stars, who lend themselves to a storyline about a failing radio station which needs to put on a huge ratings winner to have any chance of ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie Allen
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 George Burns (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
...
 Gracie Allen (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
...
 Blanche Morton / ... (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
Harry von Zell ...
 Announcer / ... (268 episodes, 1951-1958)
...
 Harry Morton (199 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ronnie Burns ...
 Ronnie Burns / ... (125 episodes, 1951-1958)
Edit

Storyline

Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

You've HEARD them on radio, now SEE them on television! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 October 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Burns and Allen Show  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first episode to be broadcast nationally from coast-to-coast was The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: The Beverly Hills Uplift Society (1951). Television was in its infancy, and prior to this coaxial cable had not yet been run across the country, so viewers outside of broadcast range had to wait for kinescopes of the new episodes to be shipped to their local affiliate stations. See more »

Quotes

George Burns: Say "Good night," Gracie.
Gracie Allen: Good night.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Quantum Leap: Stand Up - April 30, 1959 (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Nest
(uncredited)
Written by Louis A. Hirsch and Otto A. Harbach
Used as show's signature melody
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Best comedy show of the past
6 June 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I love to watch the Burns and Allen show as it is one to the unique shows that we had. Gracie and George were the perfect couple. You had to laugh as she took things so to there meaning and it worked perfect. I sometimes watch the 70's show and in a way Red and Kitty almost seem to be them in another era but still not exactly the same. I just find that their looks like Kitty's hair and Red even has a similar look like George. Back to George and Gracie now. I would love to have all their shows, especially the ones with that TV that could George could see what was going on in the show. That is something that really was to cool. I hope to see them release all their shows as I have only a few and wish that all were on DVD. One more thing I feel that if the show was aired more often and some people would show it to their children, it could bring a new light. I know this as when I show it on DVD to my kids they are older like 17 and up really start to get into it after a few shows. Hurry for Burns and Allen, and also their neighbors too.


12 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is George supposed to be a good singer or a bad singer? corriganville
Which format did you prefer? cheerioaway_92
Finally Airing Again! GlennFerrell
Similarities with I Love Lucy cheerioaway_92
injustice!! weenyboy
I Love Gracie! aimeesu

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?