The Bob Cummings Show (1955–1959)

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The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show centers around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down.

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1959   1958   1957   1956   1955   Unknown  
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 nominations. See more awards »
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 Bob Collins / ... (156 episodes, 1955-1959)
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 Charmaine 'Schultzy' Schultz / ... (155 episodes, 1955-1959)
Rosemary DeCamp ...
 Margaret MacDonald / ... (153 episodes, 1955-1959)
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 Chuck MacDonald / ... (151 episodes, 1955-1959)
Bill Baldwin ...
 Announcer / ... (57 episodes, 1955-1959)
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The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show centers around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down.

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2 January 1955 (USA)  »

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Love That Bob!  »

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$35,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Decades later, Ann B. Davis reprised the role of Schultzy for a cameo in The Brady Bunch Movie (1995). See more »

Quotes

[at the opening of the series.]
Bob: Hold it! I think you're gonna like this picture!
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Connections

Referenced in The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

A Romantic Guy, I
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(theme song)
Written by Frank Stanton, Del Sharbutt and Richard R. Uhl
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"Loved That Bob"
24 April 2002 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

"Hold it, I think you're gonna like this one." To really appreciate this show I guess you had to be there, the late '50's I mean. Television was laced with action/ adventure westerns, detective/ private eye shows and screwball comedies. Then there was Love That Bob, a show about a playboy photographer living every mans dream of being surrounded by beautiful models in bathing suits, tight form fitting dresses, high heels .... well you get the picture. Add to this Ann B. Davis who could of been the prototype for Miss Moneypenny in the Bond films as his lovelorn receptionist/ secretary and Nancy Kulp as a geeky naturalist who wanted to commune with Bob. Rosemary DeCamp was wonderful as his sister and Dwayne Hickman was great as his nephew, a teenager with over active glands who wanted nothing more than to follow in his uncles wake and date Bob's model girlfriends. Bob's some time duel roll as Grandpa Collins, an elderly gent who like his grandson was a still flying high himself (in the show he flew his own bi-plane)and had his share of comic adventures with the ladies. Yeah, you had to be there for this one to really get the picture.


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