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Writer:
Jackie Gleason (created by)
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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
1 October 1955 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A bus driver and his sewer worker friend struggle to strike it rich while their wives look on with weary patience. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The only good show on television of that time See more (31 total) »

Cast

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Jackie Gleason ... Ralph Kramden (39 episodes, 1955-1956)

Art Carney ... Ed Norton (39 episodes, 1955-1956)

Audrey Meadows ... Alice Kramden (39 episodes, 1955-1956)

Joyce Randolph ... Trixie Norton (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
Jack Lescoulie ... Himself - Announcer (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
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Series Directed by
Frank Satenstein (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Writing credits
Jackie Gleason (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
Marvin Marx (16 episodes, 1955-1956)
Walter Stone (16 episodes, 1955-1956)
Leonard Stern (14 episodes, 1955-1956)
Sydney Zelinka (14 episodes, 1955-1956)
Herbert Finn (9 episodes, 1955-1956)
A.J. Russell (9 episodes, 1955-1956)

Series Produced by
Jack Hurdle .... producer (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
Jack Philbin .... executive producer (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
Stanley Poss .... assistant producer (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Original Music by
Sammy Spear (1 episode, 1956)
 
Series Cinematography by
Jack Etra (22 episodes, 1955-1956)
Doug Downs (16 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Film Editing by
Leonard Anderson (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Costume Design by
Peggy Morrison (33 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Production Management
Jackie Gleason .... production supervisor (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Art Department
Richard Richtaryk .... scenic designer / scenic artist (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Block .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Al Stahl .... opening animation (39 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pat Perkins .... daytime dresses (24 episodes, 1955-1956)
Peggy Morrison .... costumes / costumer (6 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Music Department
Sammy Spear .... musical director (39 episodes, 1955-1956)

Ray Bloch .... musical director (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (39 episodes)
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Color:
Black and White (original version) | Black and White
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
A running gag in the "Honeymooners" sketches on "The Jackie Gleason Show" (1952) was Ralph making remarks to Trixie about her previous career as a burlesque dancer. This was toned down for this separate series and Trixie's dancing career was rarely mentioned.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: The background behind the stove and the window were actually curtains. There are a few episodes in which the corner (where the two meet) would separate and you could see a little of what was behind it.See more »
Quotes:
Ralph:I've got a
[opens mouth wide]
Ralph:BIG MOUTH!
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
You're My Greatest LoveSee more »

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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
The only good show on television of that time, 11 May 2000
Author: MisterWhiplash from United States

The Honeymooners was more than a good show, they were the reason TV was invented. All the other 50's (and some 60's shows) could not surpass the greatness of this sitcom about a couple (Ralph and Alice Kramden played by Jackie Gleason and Audrey Meadows) living in New York and they're weekley escapades, also including Ralph's friend Norton (Art Carney has never been better) and others. Though it only lasted 39 episodes (plus some lost ones), it is as legendary as the line "Bang zoom, straight to the moon". Entertaining and funny. A++

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