Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 Connie Brooks (130 episodes, 1952-1956)
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 Osgood Conklin (130 episodes, 1952-1956)
Jane Morgan ...
 Mrs Margaret Davis / ... (114 episodes, 1952-1956)
Robert Rockwell ...
 Philip Boynton (105 episodes, 1952-1956)
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 Walter Denton (92 episodes, 1952-1955)
Gloria McMillan ...
 Harriet Conklin (92 episodes, 1952-1955)
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Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher Boynton. In the last year she switches to Mrs. Nestor's private school. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Mrs. Davis's cat was named Minerva See more »

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Daisy Enright: When I was in my teens, there weren't very many stars on television.
Connie Brooks: When you were in your teens, there weren't many stars on the flag.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #1.1 (1984) See more »

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Music by Wilbur J. Hatch
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One of the sharpest, wittiest comedies ever to appear on television! A classic! Eve Arden and the rest of the cast formed one of the finest comic ensembles ever!
21 March 2002 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

"Our Miss Brooks" was one of the first television programs to feature an independent, sharp, strong, beautiful woman who planned on a career and loved her career as a teacher. Eve Arden was a consummate comedienne who took the romantic comedy heroine from 1930's romantic comedy and combined her with a career woman in her portrayal of Connie Brooks. Eve Arden's portrayal pioneered shows starring actresses in roles as bright, career-minded women who were not defined by husbands nor boyfriends.

"Our Miss Brooks" featured one of the most brilliant casts of any television comedy. They played character who were only slight exaggerations of real people found in any American high school of the 1950's. Gale Gordon as pompous, arrogant Principal Osgood Conklin displayed Gordon's talents that made him a star character actor on television. The nerdy characters portrayed by Richard Crenna and Leonard Smith are as hilarious and believable today as they were in the 1950's. Jane Morgan as the befuddled Mrs. Davis was a great foil for Eve Arden. It is singular that so many characters serve as comic foils for the star of a show. "Our Miss Brooks" led the way. The combination of character writing, slapstick, and witty, sophisticated lines has never been equalled. Eve Arden's artistry was never so artfully displayed as it was in "Our Miss Brooks". When one realizes that, for several years, original scripts of "Our Miss Brooks" were written for concurrent radio and television versions of the show, it is astounding the consistent excellent level of script quality that the show's writers were able to produce.

One of the highlights of American television!


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