Make Room for Daddy (TV Series 1953–1965) Poster



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Followed by 

Make Room for Granddaddy (1970) (TV Series)

Edited into 


The Andy Griffith Show (1960) (TV Series)
Sheriff Andy Taylor is introduced on Make Room for Daddy: Danny Meets Andy Griffith (1960).
The Joey Bishop Show (1961) (TV Series)
Joey Barnes is introduced as Joey Mason on Make Room for Daddy: Everything Happens to Me (1961).

Referenced in 

Texaco Star Theatre: Episode #3.37 (1951) (TV Episode)
Milton Berle mentions the show, which is on every Wednesday night.
The Jack Benny Program: Johnnie Ray Show (1953) (TV Episode)
Jack congratulates Danny Thomas on his new show, which shares the same Lucky Strike cigarettes sponsor.
Robert Montgomery Presents: Harvest (1953) (TV Episode)
Plugged during closing credits.
Robert Montgomery Presents: Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1954) (TV Episode)
Plugged during closing credits.
A Star Is Born World Premiere (1954) (TV Short)
Jack Carson says "Make Room for Danny" while introducing Danny Thomas. Thomas was starring in the TV series.
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour: Lucy Makes Room for Danny (1958) (TV Episode)
Character cross-overs
McHale's Navy: Make Room for Orvie (1965) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Mothers-In-Law: Make Room for Baby (1969) (TV Episode)
title reference
Petticoat Junction: Make Room for Baby (1969) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mod Squad: Kicks Incorporated (1971) (TV Episode)
When Lemko meets Danny Thomas on the golf course, he calls his show, "Make Room for You."
The Golden Girls: One for the Money (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Leisure Suit Larry 3: Passionate Patti in Pursuit of the Pulsating Pectorals! (1989) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "The Andy Griffith Show was a spinoff of" in the age verification test is "Make Room for Daddy".
Stepfather II (1989)
Referenced by title.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
"that guy from the Danny Thomas show"
Roseanne: Don't Make Room for Daddy (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Step by Step: Make Room for Daddy (1994) (TV Episode)
episode title
Murphy Brown: Make Room for Daddy (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Simpsons: Make Room for Lisa (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" references and features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Lucy (2003) (TV Movie)
"Desi" mentions this as one of the shows on the upcoming Desilu lineup in one scene
Hollywoodland (2006)
In a moment of passion, Leonore Lemmon cries out, "Make Room for f------ Daddy!"
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Long Lead Story (2006) (TV Episode)
Wilson White says that he started out as an intern on "The Danny Thomas Show".
Mad Men: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2007) (TV Episode)
Roger Sterling suggests advertising on the Danny Thomas show.
Mad Men: Meditations in an Emergency (2008) (TV Episode)
Harry refers to a current television show starring Danny Thomas.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Magical Mystery Cure (2013) (TV Episode)
Pinkie Pie drinks a glass of water just so she can do a spit take
The Odd Couple: Make Room for Dani (2016) (TV Episode)
title reference

Featured in 

Andy Griffith Show Reunion (1993) (TV Special)
Pleasantville (1998)
A clip from the opening credits is shown.
TV Land Moguls (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
shows it when talking about Danny Thomas
TV Land Moguls: The 50's (2004) (TV Episode)
shows it when talking about it
Mad Men: Indian Summer (2007) (TV Episode)
Don and Betty are shown watching the show.
Pioneers of Television: Sitcoms (2008) (TV Episode)
Mad Men: A Night to Remember (2008) (TV Episode)
Betty watches the show on television.

Spoofed in 

The Steve Allen Plymouth Show: Episode dated 16 May 1960 (1960) (TV Episode)
TV show titled "Make Room for Trash".
Saturday Night Live: Ricky Nelson/Judy Collins (1979) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Twilight Zone Skit

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