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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 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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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 What's My Line?: Episode dated 9 September 1962 (1962) See more »

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The day Kennedy was shot...
13 August 2004 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

...my mom and little sister were watching a rerun of "Pete and Gladys" when the local news announcer interrupted the program to deliver the grim news about Kennedy's assassination.

Even today, some 40 years after the event, I can't get my mom to make a comment about the day Kennedy was shot without her prefacing her recollections by first mentioning that she and my little sis were at home watching "Pete and Gladys".

I don't remember too clearly what I was doing that day. I know I was in second grade, and they put the news on the school intercom and we listened to it non-stop until school let out. Then I went home. But I've always wondered what it must have been like to have been watching "Pete and Gladys" only to have the show interrupted by news of the president's assassination.


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