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"Meet Corliss Archer" (1954) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1
Year: 1954 | 1955 | unknown


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: No Clothes for the Party

1954
Corliss and Dexter are invited to a party that requires formal attire. The two teenagers struggle to find the necessary garments without having to break into their piggy banks.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ralph Peters ... Salesman
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Harry, Child Psychiatrist

1954
Mr. Archer and Mr. Franklin decide to teach their children Corliss and Bill the value of saving money and the benefits that come with it.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Hy Averback ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 3: Episode #1.3

1954

Season 1, Episode 4: Dexter the Director

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Philip Tonge ... Judge Peters
Maureen Cassidy ... Lucy Peters
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: Dexter's Surprise Party

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin
Fred Sherman ... Mr. Benson
Stanley Farrar ... Clerk
Edgar Dearing ... Desk Sergeant'
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: The Algebra Problem

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mary Franklin

William Bakewell ... Richard Patterson
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Quaranteened

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin
William Fawcett ... Health Officer
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: The Phone Fumble

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Herbert Lytton (as Herbert C. Lytton)
Paul Maxey ... Mr. Sheldon
John Indrisano ... Mike
Hy Averback ... Narrator

Season 1, Episode 9: Dexter's Job

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Edward Clark ... Mr. Schroeder
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 10: Harry's Cold

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Mary Franklin
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Edward Clark ... Mr. Schrreder
George Offerman Jr. ... Delivery Boy
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 11: Dexter the Helper

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Charles Halton ... Mr. Morton
Charles Evans ... Mr. Manders
Leon Tyler ... Waiter
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: The Best Policy

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Syd Saylor ... Sampson
Alphonse Martell ... Waiter
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: Harry's Diet

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Grace Hayle ... Mrs. Harrington
Tor Johnson ... Attendant
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 14: The Vase That Came for Dinner

1954
Mrs. Archer buys a vase that is supposed to be rare, and with good reason--it's incredibly ugly. The vase winds up causing trouble between the Archers and their neighbors, and the whole episode has Dexter wondering if all the adults in the neighborhood have gone insane.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Vera Marshe ... Mary Franklin
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Rolfe Sedan ... Mr. Blakewell
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: Corliss the Cheerleader

1954
When Dexter finds that Corliss is being pursued by a rival who wants her to be a cheerleader, he winds up asking Mr. Archer for advice about what to do. After Mr. Archer's plans don't produce any results, Dexter decides to go with a more aggressive approach.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
David Bair ... Finlay Roberts
Maureen Cassidy ... Lucy Peters
Nancy Hale ... College Girl
Brad Brown ... College Football Player

Season 1, Episode 16: The Archers Get a Maid

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin

Norma Varden ... The Maid

Season 1, Episode 17: Dexter Becomes a Man

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Edward Clark ... Mr. Schroeder
Rhoda Williams ... Doris Harris
Gilbert Barnett ... Beasley Gordon
Ralph Peters ... Clerk
David Colmans ... Kid

Season 1, Episode 18: Dexter's Masquerade Costume

1954

Season 1, Episode 19: Episode #1.19

1954

Season 1, Episode 20: The Male Ego

1954

Season 1, Episode 21: Money Matters

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Edward Clark ... Mr. Schroeder
Syd Saylor ... Mr. Sampson

Season 1, Episode 22: A Party for Corliss

1954

Season 1, Episode 23: The New Neighbors

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Gertrude Michael ... Mrs. Wilson
Tristram Coffin ... Mr. Wilson (as Tris Coffin)
Gloria Eaton ... Betty Jane Wilson

Season 1, Episode 24: Harry and the Soap Opera Queen

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer

Joi Lansing ... Louise
Paul Marion ... Jonathan
Alan Reynolds ... Salesman

Season 1, Episode 25: A Date for Doris

????
Mr. and Mrs. Archer ask Dexter to find a party date for Corliss' rather homely friend Doris. Despite his best efforts, Dexter can't find anyone willing to take her to the party, and winds up doing the deed himself.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Tom Irish ... Leonard
Juli Conger ... Doris
Doyle Baker ... Sam
Mason Alan Dinehart ... Buster (as Alan Dinehart III)

Season 1, Episode 26: Friends Forever

????
The Franklins and the Wilsons suddenly bow out of the weekly dart game, throwing off plans for a secret surprise party for Harry. When Corliss and her mom accidentally walk in on the two families discussing something in very hushed tones, they mistakenly believe that the families are snubbing them. Dexter, seeing how upset Corliss is about the whole matter, tells her the truth, but that winds up causing more headaches.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mary Franklin
Gertrude Michael ... Mrs. Wilson
Tristram Coffin ... Mr. Wilson (as Tris Coffin)
Gloria Eaton ... Betty Jane Wilson
Jack Grinnage ... Biltwell Salesboy
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 27: Boat Builders

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin

Season 1, Episode 28: Miffy's Overnight Painting

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin
Eddy Waller ... Miffy

Season 1, Episode 29: The Pain in the Neck

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin

Season 1, Episode 30: President of the Garden Club

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin
Helen Spring ... Mrs. Carver
Elizabeth Harrower ... Beautician

Season 1, Episode 31: The Fortune Teller

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Charles Maxwell ... Swami
Frank Carpenter ... Swami's Assistant

Season 1, Episode 32: Harry the Dictator

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
S. John Launer ... Judge Marshall

Season 1, Episode 33: Harry Gives Advice

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Irene Anders ... Barbara
Jeffrey Silver ... Morton (as Jeff Silver)
Jacqueline Park ... Cashier (as Jacquelyn Park)

Season 1, Episode 34: Dexter and the Car

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ann Spencer ... Miss Hibbs
Steve Pendleton ... Mr. Higgins
Billy Nelson ... Policeman
Hank Patterson ... Locksmith

Season 1, Episode 35: Harry the Photographer

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Charles Maxwell ... Clerk

Season 1, Episode 36: The Personality Test

1954

Season 1, Episode 37: Janet Goes to College

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Vera Marshe ... Mrs. Franklin

Season 1, Episode 38: Harry Tells Dex How It Is

1954

Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Dick Elliott ... Charlie (as Richard Elliott)
Mark Damon ... Joe (as Alan Harris)

Season 1, Episode 39: The Christmas Story

24 December 1955
Corliss Archer and her goofy steady Dexter resolve to make gifts for everyone as Mr. and Mrs. Archer takes charge of decorating the house. Unfortunately others don't cooperate and even though the decorations, gifts, and Christmas tree are ruined, everyone ends up in the high spirits of the season.
Ann Baker ... Corliss Archer

Mary Brian ... Janet Archer
John Eldredge ... Harry Archer
Robert Ellis ... Dexter Franklin (as Bobby Ellis)
Vera Marshe ... Mary Franklin
Ken Christy ... Bill Franklin
Hy Averback ... Narrator (uncredited)

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