Season: 1
Year: 1956 | 1957 | 1959


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Attache Case

3 October 1956
Hiram Holliday, a small, mild-mannered newspaper proofreader, saves his publisher from a disastrous libel suit when he finds a misplaced comma. The grateful publisher rewards Hiram with an around-the-world tour and sends a reporter to document his adventures. Before the pair can leave port, Hiram becomes cast in a supposed espionage film and surprises his foes with amazing physical skills.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith
Thurston Hall ... Harrison Prentice
Maurice Marsac ... Fencing Instructor
Lita Milan ... Marlene

Season 1, Episode 2: Lapidary Wheel

10 October 1956
On the first leg of their around-the-world tour Hiram and Ainslie make landfall in England prior to traveling to Scotland. Immediately after arriving the two men become involved with a murder, a stolen gem and a poisonous snake.

Season 1, Episode 3: False Monarch

17 October 1956
During his visit to Scotland, Hiram is convinced to impersonate the King of Rovaki who looks exactly the American tourist. Hiram soon discovers the reason for the identity change, after someone attempts to kill him.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holiday / King or Rovaki
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith
Richard Aherne ... Earl
Angela Greene ... Queen of Rovakia
Thurston Hall ... Harrison Prentice

John Wengraf ... King's Aide

Season 1, Episode 4: The Hollow Umbrella

24 October 1956
After finding a mysterious message in the hollow handle of his umbrella, Hiram finds himself chased by foreign spies and the Paris police. In order to throw his pursuers off his trail, Hiram performs in a circus as a trapeze artist and an exotic dancer.

Season 1, Episode 5: Sea Cucumber

31 October 1956
Foreign agents are convinced that Hiram's search for a underwater plant is merely the cover for espionage.

Season 1, Episode 6: Gibralter Road

7 November 1956
Hiram's efforts to study the wildlife on the Rock of Gibralter are interrupted by gypsies, Scotland Yard and the British army.

Season 1, Episode 7: Monaco Hermit Crab

14 November 1956
While visiting Monte Carlo, Hiram uses his surefire system to win a yacht in a roulette game, which leads to the discovery of a plot to flood the United States with counterfeit currency.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith

Stanley Adams ... Garreaux

John Banner ... Count Courtebiche
Eva Ralph ... Giselle

Season 1, Episode 8: Hawaiian Hamzah

21 November 1956
Hiram uncovers foreign agents plan to freeze the Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor with their diabolical weapon.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith

John Wengraf ... Kovatch
Lei Aloha ... Moana
Albert Cavens ... Andre (as Al Cavens)
Thurston Hall ... Harrison Prentice
Russell Hicks
Jonathan Hole ... Master of Ceremonies
Russell Thorson (as Russ Thorson)
Paul Wexler

Season 1, Episode 9: The Swiss Titmouse

28 November 1956
Hiram's efforts to record the mating call of the elusive Swiss Titmouse are put on hold when he discovers a young king's life is in danger.

Season 1, Episode 10: Wrong Rembrandt

5 December 1956
Hiram's skill as a painter gets him in trouble when his copies of the Old Masters are mistaken for the real paintings which have been stolen from the Louvre.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith

Jacques Aubuchon ... Carlos
Joanna Mariani ... Cathy (as Josanne Mariani)

J. Pat O'Malley ... Jennings
Louis Mercier ... Inspector Gilbert
Fred Cavens ... Inspector Dukas

Season 1, Episode 11: Dancing Mouse

12 December 1956
Hiram visits a carnival in Genoa, Italy to take a picture of a rare type of mouse. Unfortunately, his photograph captures a pair of camera-shy revolutionaries on the lam from the French authorities.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith

Leon Askin ... Drago
Ziva Rodann ... Marlene (as Ziva Shapir)
Ida Moore ... Woman Waiting for Phone Call
Thurston Hall ... Harrison Prentice
Anthony Eustrel ... Alexander (as Tony Eustrel)
Tor Johnson ... Bandini the Strongman (as Thor Johnson)
William Justine
Roger Til (as Roger-Til)
Anthony George ... Italian Policeman (as Tony George)

Season 1, Episode 12: Christmas in Vienna

19 December 1956
Hiram's plans to spend a quiet Christmas in Vienna are disrupted when King Peter is kidnapped.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith
Rene Kroper ... King Peter (as Rene Korper)
Violet Rensing ... Princess Heidi
Greta Thyssen ... Frieda

Season 1, Episode 13: Adventure of the Romantic Pigeon

26 December 1956
Hiram learns that spies have kidnapped a scientist's daughter in order to wrest atomic secrets from the old man.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith
Robert H. Harris ... Swammerdam
Hollis Irving ... Greta van Hooten
Karl Ludwig Lindt ... Dr. Henry van Hooten (as Karl Lindt)
Thurston Hall ... Harrison Prentice
Paul Newlan
Fred Cavens
Albert Cavens ... Franz (as Al Cavens)

Season 1, Episode 14: Sturmzig Cunieform

2 January 1957
While visiting a small but strategically important European kingdom, Hiram is accidentally selected as the nation's new monarch. He must defeat an evil nobleman and his henchmen in order that the proper ruler be selected.

Season 1, Episode 15: Moroccan Hawk Moth

9 January 1957
While searching for a new species of moth in the Moroccan desert, Hiram uncovers a plot to assassin four world leaders.

Season 1, Episode 16: The Adventure of the Unkissed Bride

16 January 1957
Hiram gets in trouble when he innocently agrees to enter into a phony marriage and carry stolen gems across the U.S. border.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith
Jacqueline Beer ... Madeline
Robert Boone ... Bernhardt
Karl Ludwig Lindt ... Schendel (as Carl Lindt)
Friedrich von Ledebur ... Hafdyke (as Fredrich Ledebur)

Season 1, Episode 17: Shipwrecked Ancestor

30 January 1956
While searching for evidence of one of his ancestors, Hiram is shipwrecked on the African coast. Hiram meets an evil Berber sheik and a lot of men who look remarkably like the globetrotting proofreader.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holiday / Captain Renaud / Hamid / Malachi / Berber Tribesman / Berber Tribesman's Son / The Professor
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith

Stanley Adams ... Garreaux
Lita Milan ... Marlene

Season 1, Episode 18: Erzatz Joel

13 February 1957
As part of a plot to earn Hiram's trust, a foreign spy undergoes plastic surgery in order to look like his friend Joel.

Season 1, Episode 19: Hiram's Holiday

20 February 1957
Hiram becomes involved in Scotland Yard's investigation into the theft of engraving plates used to print the British pound notes.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith
Lisa Davis ... Nurse
John O'Malley ... Inspector Shawcross
Lee Patrick ... Mrs. Primrose
Ben Wright ... Hartley

Season 1, Episode 20: Misguided Missile

27 February 1957
Hiram switches identities with a French scientist in an attempt to keep the secret of the first Earth satellite from foreign agents.

Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith

Stanley Adams ... Garreaux
Lita Milan ... Marlene
Marcel Rousseau ... Professor De Musset

Season 1, Episode 21: Pasto Duro

23 October 1959

Season 1, Episode 22: The Adventure of the Vanishing House

30 October 1959
Hiram learns that a gang of bank robbers plans to access the vault of the Bank of France via a tunnel from a nearby building.

Season 1, Episode 23: The Adventure of the Surplus General

11 December 1959
Hiram dons a disguise to rescue a Balkan King from captivity.

Season 1, Episode 24: The Adventure of the Diamond Eater

18 December 1959
A Frenchman impersonates a Hindu ruler in order to claim his weight in diamonds.

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