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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | unknown
Release Date:
2 January 1955 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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.
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Robert Cummings ... Bob Collins / ... (154 episodes, 1955-1959)

Ann B. Davis ... Charmaine 'Schultzy' Schultz / ... (153 episodes, 1955-1959)
Rosemary DeCamp ... Margaret MacDonald / ... (151 episodes, 1955-1959)

Dwayne Hickman ... Chuck MacDonald / ... (150 episodes, 1955-1959)
Bill Baldwin ... Announcer / ... (55 episodes, 1955-1959)
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Series Directed by
Rod Amateau (53 episodes, 1955-1958)
Robert Cummings (42 episodes, 1957-1959)
Norman Tokar (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
 
Series Writing credits
Paul Henning (87 episodes, 1955-1959)
Shirley Gordon (45 episodes, 1955-1958)
Dick Wesson (35 episodes, 1957-1959)
William Cowley (16 episodes, 1955-1957)
Phil Shuken (16 episodes, 1955-1957)
Bill Manhoff (13 episodes, 1955-1957)

Series Produced by
Paul Henning .... producer / executive producer (74 episodes, 1955-1959)
Edward Rubin .... associate producer (23 episodes, 1957-1959)
Al Simon .... associate producer (14 episodes, 1955-1957)
 
Series Original Music by
Lou Kosloff (27 episodes, 1957-1959)
Mahlon Merrick (16 episodes, 1955-1957)
Grace Merrick (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Cinematography by
Harry J. Wild (50 episodes, 1955-1959)
 
Series Film Editing by
Robert Crawford (43 episodes, 1955-1959)
Guy Scarpitta (6 episodes, 1955-1957)
Stanley Frazen (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Casting by
Kerwin Coughlin (25 episodes, 1955-1958)
 
Series Art Direction by
George Van Marter (22 episodes, 1958-1959)
Edward L. Ilou (11 episodes, 1955-1957)
Lewis H. Creber (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Claude E. Carpenter (34 episodes, 1955-1959)
 
Series Makeup Department
Bertha French .... hair stylist / hairdresser (35 episodes, 1955-1959)
Gene Roemer .... makeup artist (35 episodes, 1955-1959)
 
Series Production Management
George King .... production supervisor (23 episodes, 1957-1959)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph Depew .... assistant director (35 episodes, 1955-1959)
 
Series Sound Department
C.J. 'Mickey' Emerson .... sound recordist (41 episodes, 1956-1958)
Earl Snyder .... sound / sound recordist (24 episodes, 1955-1959)
Richard Sperber .... sound editor (12 episodes, 1955-1959)
Don Sykes .... sound editor (11 episodes, 1958)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
William D. King .... chief electrician (11 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Casting Department
Kerwin Coughlin .... casting (4 episodes, 1956-1959)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ernestine Wood .... costumer (22 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Editorial Department
Guy Scarpitta .... editorial supervisor / supervising editor / ... (43 episodes, 1955-1959)
Stanley Frazen .... supervising editor (6 episodes, 1955-1957)
 
Series Music Department
Del Sharbutt .... composer: theme "A Romantic Guy, I" (1 episode, 1958)
 
Series Other crew
Wallace Seawell .... technical advisor (24 episodes, 1955-1959)
Joseph Depew .... assistant to producer (23 episodes, 1957-1959)
Ulla Bourne .... script supervisor (21 episodes, 1958-1959)
Edward Rubin .... assistant to producer (13 episodes, 1955-1957)
Herbert W. Browar .... production / production team (12 episodes, 1955-1957)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Love That Bob!" - USA (rerun title)
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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Did You Know?

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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Soundtrack:
A Romantic Guy, ISee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
interplay, 21 July 2010
Author: inkboy1 from Colorado, United States

i loved the interplay between bob and dwayne hickman (whom i loved as doby gillis, with the great frank faylen; 'someday i'm gonna kill that boy.' bob was a very, very funny guy, and hickman had a great jack benny-like deadpan that made me laugh, and an outburst he stole from cummings, i think. his brother was a go-to longtime natural that put the glue in many a movie, many of them great. i remember an episode with charles coburn, with whom bob acted in 'the devil and miss jones' the previous decade: bob was playing it big -- coburn was supposed to be playing the father of some young thing bob was pursuing, and bob finished the lines, exasperated, with something like, 'you're the girl's father!' and coburn replied, 'no i'm not; i'm charles coburn.' it shattered the 'fourth wall' in a very funny way.

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