Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when... See full summary »
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 Bentley Gregg (157 episodes, 1957-1962)
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 Kelly Gregg (157 episodes, 1957-1962)
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 Peter Tong (157 episodes, 1957-1962)
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Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg took on the task (with help from his "houseboy", Peter) of raising his young niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when Kelly was a little girl, but now she's in her teens, and beginning to date and venture into the adult world, while Bentley continues to juggle his career, looking after Kelly, and his own romantic life. Written by radsay@yahoo.com

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CBS Television presents a hilarious new comedy program starring John Forsythe as a debonair, unmarried man-about-town whose life is uproariously disrupted when he becomes sole guardian of a spirited 13 year old orphaned niece.

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15 September 1957 (USA)  »

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Although she never sings in Bachelor Father, Noreen Corcoran (Kelly) released several 'pop' singles during the early 1960's. One charted briefly. Corcoran was also a talented dancer who had trained in several forms of dance from the age of 3, yet doesn't dance during the programs run. See more »

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"leave to beaver" sans june (no wally either)
26 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

perhaps the original "single parent" television comedy. rich, handsome Uncle Bentley (forsythe) raises his orphaned niece Kelly (corcoran). series is loaded with mid-50s teenage angst, capers & madcap stunts. Uncle Bentley always had the sage wisdom & big buck$ to solve the problem, even though quasi-rebellious Kelley would never admit it till the end of show .the episodes were always sappy, saccharine & predictable. easy to watch for modicum of insight into what the era was like, or what is was supposed to be like. rent it, don't buy it


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