Mister Peepers (1952–1955)

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Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers played a shy science teacher at "Jefferson Junior High". Mr. Peepers was always facing problems, but never outwitted.

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Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 Robinson Peepers (33 episodes, 1952-1954)
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 Mrs. Gurney / ... (22 episodes, 1952-1953)
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 Nancy Remington (19 episodes, 1952-1953)
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 Harvey Weskitt / ... (19 episodes, 1952-1953)
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Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers played a shy science teacher at "Jefferson Junior High". Mr. Peepers was always facing problems, but never outwitted.

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America's Favorite Science Teacher, Underdog And All-Around Nice Guy!

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'Mister Peepers' was originally a summer series only for NBC and wasn't on the fall schedule for 1952. Doc Corkle (1952) was originally on NBC's schedule, but was canceled after only 3 episodes. 'Mister Peepers', which had scored well with viewers and critics during its summer run, replaced 'Doc Corkle' on the schedule. See more »

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One of the best comedy series ever, and that's not just nostalgia talking.
1 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I was about 13 or 14 when the series began and about 17 or 18 when it ended. One of the best comedy series ever, and that's not just nostalgia talking.

Just look at that cast---Wally Cox, Tony Randall, Arthur O'Connell, Jack Warden, and the inimitable Marion Lorne. Randall and Cox played off each other perfectly, Randall as the worldly, man-to-man advisor to Cox's shy, soft spoken, science teacher.

Cox was perfect in every way for his role, and Randall played his self-consciously masculine character with a subtle irony that perfectly expressed both their relationship to one another as human beings and their relationship to the world as types. Consequently, the viewer could identify with them both and on both levels.

Great writing, and not a mean syllable in it.


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