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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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Based on the cartoons of Ted Key which appeared in the "Saturday Evening Post" magazine. See more »

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Referenced in Will & Grace: My Fair Maid-y (1999) 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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One of the best comedy series ever!!
23 December 2001 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I love this show!! One of the best casts ever in television and of course, I LOVE the Baxter's house.I have a book that has the floorplan to this house in it. Wish I had a house like that!! LOL. It is nice to watch this show and not have to worry about back-talking kids or cussing or anything that is prevalent in today's so-called comedies. Just wish that someone would show reruns of this wonderful show again. Heaven knows there are enough channels out there to afford it the airtime.


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