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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 

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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 Announcer / ... 268 episodes, 1951-1958
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 Harry Morton 199 episodes, 1953-1958
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 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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12 October 1950 (USA)  »

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$35,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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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.
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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
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The "Classic" of Classic TV
3 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is the television show that broke all the molds. There was no comedienne at the time (or for that matter, any time) better than Gracie! No one could act that dumb! She was poetry to watch. As George used to say, he stood while Gracie talked! What a pair they were. If you can find it, rent the episode about the checkbook. I got dizzy just watching! We can only hope that Nick at Nite goes back further than the 60s for the real classics of TV!


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