The People's Choice (1955–1958)

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 Socrates 'Sock' Miller / ... (104 episodes, 1955-1958)
Patricia Breslin ...
 Amanda 'Mandy' Peoples Miller / ... (104 episodes, 1955-1958)
Bernadette ...
 Cleo the Basset Hound (104 episodes, 1955-1958)
Mary Jane Croft ...
 Cleo / ... (99 episodes, 1955-1958)
Margaret Irving ...
 Augusta 'Aunt Gus' Peoples / ... (96 episodes, 1955-1958)
Paul Maxey ...
 Mayor John Peoples / ... (93 episodes, 1955-1958)
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A wise cracking basset!
25 January 2005 | by (Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901) – See all my reviews

Jackie Cooper stars as New City councilman Socrates "Sock" Miller. Patricia Breslin plays Mandy Peoples, daughter of New City's Mayor, who has her eyes set romantically on Sock. Her father is very much against this relationship as he believes Sock is a bit too unstable to provide Mandy a decent future. Sock lives in a trailer court with his Aunt Gus who supports the relationship with Mandy. Other regulars characters include Sock's mooching service buddy Rollo and Crutcher, the former councilman and rival for Mandy that Sock beat in the election. The writing is clever, the cast is very good and it's all given a little extra craziness as the audience is allowed to hear what Sock's basset Cleo is thinking in relation to the action. Eventually Sock and Mandy get married but keep it a secret as long as they can. This show is more then just inventing the secret marriage ploy. It is genuinely funny. If you like the era it may be for you. If not or if you can't stand black and white (too bad because you miss out on many good programs)then avoid this. However, if you don't mind black and white and enjoy dialog that isn't one continuous sexual innuendo please take a look. Cleo is a great!


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