Jackie steals the school's skeleton the same day Mrs. Bracker complains to Stu about kid's pranks and crazy parties. The skeleton is to scare the guests at the Erwin gathering but a couple of mishaps...
Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.
Dick and Penny Cooper are married, yet can't afford their own home. They decide to move in with Penny's parents, Barney and Mildred Hogan; and her grandparents, Charley and Lovey Hackett. ... See full summary »
Nightclub comedian Jerry Webster was a widower with a small son, Sandy. He purchased a farm in the San Fernando Valley to be a base of operations for him and a home for Sandy. The farm was ... See full summary »
Jerry Van Dyke,
Margie lives with her father Vern and her crazy schemes get him into trouble especially with his boss Mr. Honeywell. She frequently involves Charlie and Mrs. Odetts in her plans. Freddie is her boyfriend while Roberta likes Vern.
I saw a few episodes of this long-forgotten series on YouTube and I must say, they hold up quite well. Originally filmed starting in 1950 by Roland Reed Productions at the Hal Roach Studios, this charming antique top-stars real-life husband-and-wife team Stu and June Erwin in a breezy domestic sitcom. Shelia James (Dobie Gillis) has a featured part here and she gets a lot of the good lines. The series ran for five seasons, but has a very unique history in that the entire fourth season consisted of repeats from past seasons! The episodes I saw on YouTube must be the earlier ones as they had no laugh track. Apparently only the final season employed this device. The production is slick and also features Willie Best (My Little Margie) as the family handyman. I must say that his character, though far from being enlightened, is treated with respect in the scripts, as it was when Mr. Best was on My Little Margie. (The two shows were filmed at the same studio by the same producers). This show was funny, well-written and directed, and all-in-all is an undeservedly forgotten piece of our TV heritage. With 130 episodes produced, I would like to see more of these shown.
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