Pete Porter is an insurance salesman and the somewhat-dour straight man to his perky and beautiful but scatterbrained wife, Gladys.

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2   1  
1962   1961   1960  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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 Pete Porter (72 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Gladys Porter (72 episodes, 1960-1962)
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Pete Porter is an insurance salesman and the somewhat-dour straight man to his perky and beautiful but scatterbrained wife, Gladys.

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19 September 1960 (USA)  »

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For Pete's Sake  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Originally introduced on the sitcom December Bride, the character of Pete Porter and his much talked-about (but never seen) wife Gladys were the doting parents of a baby girl named Linda. But when Pete and Gladys got their own series, the child disappeared and was never mentioned again. See more »

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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Desi Arnaz/Desi Arnaz, Jr. (1976) See more »

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A forgotten gem of television's golden years
20 August 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Here's a blast from the past. This was one of television's earliest spin-offs before spin-offs became a dynamic commodity of television. This show was spun-off from another memorable comedy, December Bride, reruns of which were broadcast in the late 1950's to early 1960's, during the winds of change in American society.

Two of the players, Helen Kleeb and Shirley Mitchell, went on to play The Baldwin Sisters on The Waltons.


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