Hazel (1961–1966)

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
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 Hazel Burke (154 episodes, 1961-1966)
Bobby Buntrock ...
 Harold Baxter (154 episodes, 1961-1966)
Don DeFore ...
 George Baxter (125 episodes, 1961-1965)
Whitney Blake ...
 Dorothy Baxter (122 episodes, 1961-1965)
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George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to his wife Dorothy, and his young son Harold, he entered the world of Hazel. Hazel was the maid and housekeeper who ran the Baxter household more efficiently than George ran his office. She was always right, knew exactly what needed doing, and pre-empted his authority with alarming, though, justified regularity. Written by Anonymous

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28 September 1961 (USA)  »

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Adèle  »

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(154 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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During its first four seasons the series was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, who apparently used their clout to put their cars on the show. The Baxters' family cars were always Fords. In the Spring of 1964, the show became one of the first to show its characters riding in a Ford Mustang, which had just been introduced to the market. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Human Duplicators (1992) See more »

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Hazel
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by The Modernaires
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Question on casting
27 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've got a question about the cast of "Hazel". In the storyline of the show, George and Dorothy Baxter leave the country on business. They cannot take Harold with them, I assume for school; so Harold and Hazel go to live with George's brother and his family.

My question is in reality, why did Don DeFore and Whitney Blake leave the show? Was ther some sort of salary dispute? Did they leave when the show changed networks?

Shirley Booth is a great character actress. Who can forget her memorable performances. She and her husband were involved in "Duffy's Tavern".


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