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

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

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Nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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 George Burns (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
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 Gracie Allen (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
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 Blanche Morton / ... (292 episodes, 1950-1958)
Harry von Zell ...
 Announcer / ... (268 episodes, 1951-1958)
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 Harry Morton (199 episodes, 1953-1958)
Ronnie Burns ...
 Ronnie Burns / ... (125 episodes, 1951-1958)
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy.

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A sure-fire fun-treat for the entire family! See more »

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12 October 1950 (USA)  »

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$35,000 (estimated)
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The theme music, "Love Nest," was originally composed for the 1920 Otto A. Harbach/Louis A. Hirsch stage musical-comedy "Mary." Although they were never utilized for Burns' & Allen's shows, there are lyrics to accompany the music. See more »

Quotes

George Burns: Say "Good night," Gracie.
Gracie Allen: Good night.
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Connections

Referenced in The Bold and the Beautiful: Episode #1.5611 (2009) See more »

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Love Nest
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Written by Louis A. Hirsch and Otto A. Harbach
Used as show's signature melody
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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.


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