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"Mister Ed" (1958) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1958-1966

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Mister Ed -- Ed protests when the Posts and Addisons go hunting.
Mister Ed: Season 2: Episode 26 -- Ed plays Cupid for the new neighbors' teenage daughter.
Mister Ed: Season 2: Episode 25 -- A party line allows Ed to romance Clint Eastwood's horse.
Mister Ed: Season 2: Episode 24 -- Roger's new polygraph causes problems all around.
Mister Ed: Season 2: Episode 23 -- Beatniks invade the Addisons' beachfront property.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | unknown
Release Date:
4 January 1961 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Mister Ed is a horse who is owned by Wilbur Post. Mister Ed is not just any horse, he talks to Wilbur... See more »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 3 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Every heard of a talking horse? Well,listen to this........ See more (29 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 93)
Mister Ed ... Himself (145 episodes, 1958-1966)
Allan Lane ... Mister Ed (145 episodes, 1958-1966)

Alan Young ... Wilbur Post / ... (144 episodes, 1961-1966)

Connie Hines ... Carol Post (144 episodes, 1961-1966)
Edna Skinner ... Kay Addison (86 episodes, 1961-1964)

Larry Keating ... Roger Addison (81 episodes, 1961-1963)
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Series Directed by
Arthur Lubin (131 episodes, 1958-1966)
Ira Stewart (6 episodes, 1962-1965)
Alan Young (4 episodes, 1965)
Jus Addiss (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Rod Amateau (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Writing credits
Lou Derman (129 episodes, 1961-1966)
Larry Rhine (52 episodes, 1962-1966)
Ben Starr (40 episodes, 1961-1963)
Robert O'Brien (33 episodes, 1958-1963)
Bill Davenport (12 episodes, 1961-1964)
William Crewson (11 episodes, 1961-1962)
Stanley Adams (7 episodes, 1961-1964)
Walter Brooks (3 episodes, 1958-1962)
Irving Elinson (2 episodes, 1958-1961)
Phil Shuken (2 episodes, 1958-1961)
William Burns (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Sonia Chernus (2 episodes, 1961-1962)

Series Produced by
Arthur Lubin .... producer (145 episodes, 1958-1966)
Herbert W. Browar .... associate producer (144 episodes, 1961-1966)
Al Simon .... executive producer (144 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Original Music by
Dave Kahn (71 episodes, 1962-1965)
Raoul Kraushaar (24 episodes, 1961)

Jack Cookerly (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Archie R. Dalzell (118 episodes, 1958-1966)
Maury Gertsman (26 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Film Editing by
Douglas Hines (73 episodes, 1961-1965)
Henry DeMond (61 episodes, 1961-1964)
Joseph Harrison (17 episodes, 1963-1965)
Gerald Shepard (14 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Casting by
Kerwin Coughlin (141 episodes, 1961-1966)
 
Series Art Direction by
Archie J. Bacon (62 episodes, 1961-1964)
Edward L. Ilou (39 episodes, 1964-1966)
Howard Campbell (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
Stan Jolley (16 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ruby R. Levitt (93 episodes, 1961-1966)
Armor E. Goetten (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
Charles Vassar (24 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Makeup Department
Esperanza Corona .... hair stylist (143 episodes, 1961-1966)
Jack P. Pierce .... makeup artist (104 episodes, 1961-1964)
Norman Pringle .... makeup artist (39 episodes, 1964-1966)
 
Series Production Management
Robert Freedman .... post-production supervisor (13 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ira Stewart .... assistant director (70 episodes, 1958-1965)
Frank Mayer .... assistant director (52 episodes, 1961-1962)
Ben Chapman .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1962-1963)
Joe Nayfack .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1965-1966)
Mark Evans .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Art Department
Joe Sullivan .... property master (78 episodes, 1961-1963)
Allan Seiger .... property master (65 episodes, 1963-1966)
 
Series Sound Department
Earl E. Spicer .... sound mixer / recorder (143 episodes, 1961-1966)
George J. Eppich .... sound editor / sound effects editor (87 episodes, 1962-1966)
Don J. Bassman .... recorder (78 episodes, 1962-1965)
Karl Zint .... sound mixer (47 episodes, 1961-1962)
Al Boyle .... boom operator (13 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ray Regula .... recorder (13 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lloyd D. Wiler .... sound mixer (5 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Special Effects by
Larry Chapman .... special effects (52 episodes, 1963-1965)
Robert Cole .... special effects (13 episodes, 1965-1966)

Anthony Magro .... special effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Harry Hopkins .... chief electrician (117 episodes, 1961-1966)
James Lloyd .... key grip (78 episodes, 1961-1964)
Roy Kight .... key grip (39 episodes, 1964-1966)
Thomas Matheus .... key grip (26 episodes, 1962-1963)
James Punter .... chief electrician (25 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Myrtle Logan .... costumer / costume supervisor / ... (144 episodes, 1958-1966)
 
Series Editorial Department
Robert Freedman .... editorial coordinator (130 episodes, 1961-1965)
 
Series Music Department
Marlin Skiles .... composer: additional music (23 episodes, 1961-1962)
Dave Kahn .... music score (14 episodes, 1965-1966)
Ray Evans .... composer: theme music (7 episodes, 1961-1965)
Jay Livingston .... composer: theme music (7 episodes, 1961-1965)
Raoul Kraushaar .... music supervisor (5 episodes, 1961)
Wally Green .... musical choreographer (2 episodes, 1963-1965)

Sheldon Allman .... singing voice (unknown episodes)
Allan Lane .... featured in title song (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Maggie Lawrence .... script supervisor (143 episodes, 1961-1966)
Ira Stewart .... assistant to producer (113 episodes, 1961-1965)
William Burns .... script consultant (107 episodes, 1961-1966)
Norman Paul .... script consultant (107 episodes, 1961-1966)
Richard Greer .... production coordinator (39 episodes, 1964-1966)
Sonia Chernus .... story consultant / format developer (11 episodes, 1961-1962)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (143 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Long after the show had ceased production but was still being seen in syndicated reruns, a fundamentalist religious group in Ohio claimed that the show's famous theme song was "satanic".See more »
Quotes:
Wilbur Post:[after Mister Ed makes a great shot in a ring toss game] Good throw, Ed! I bet you're also good at pitching horseshoes!
Mister Ed:No, Wilbur, I don't play horseshoes.
Wilbur Post:Really? Why not?
Mister Ed:Because Mom always taught us kids not to throw our clothes around!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Action Jackson (1988)See more »
Soundtrack:
Mr. EdSee more »

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17 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Every heard of a talking horse? Well,listen to this........, 24 September 2003
Author: raysond from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

This may have been one of the silliest shows of all time,but he spoke to a generation gap that continues to this day some 37 years after he went off the air,into syndication and this time around has found a new home with a new generation of people who can enjoy him today.........

The story goes like this:Married couple Wilbur and Carol Post buys a new home in the country and discovers a stall in the back yard with a lame horse named Mister Ed. However,the neighbors,The Addison's tells them that the horse was left behind by its previous owners,but this horse isn't like any other. You see,Mister Ed is owned by Wilbur Post,and when no one else is around he talks to Wilbur and does amazing things as well,but always manages to get Wilbur in trouble.

Mister Ed was one of the silliest shows of its day,but this show wasn't aimed at adults either. However,this show was aimed toward its targeted audience:CHILDREN since this show was designed for the kiddies,but the adults were watching it too. Based on the popular children's books by Walter Brooks,this show had it all even at times when Mister Ed always frustrate Wilbur to no end was fun to watch and getting into all sorts of mischief. It was crazy at times,but like the previous comment was made about this show may question the sanity of the TV executive who greenlighted this series about a talking horse was at the time just plain silly,since the executive producer of this series was no other than Al Simon,whom was behind the shows "The Beverly Hillbillies", "Green Acres","Petticoat Junction","The Addams Family",and so forth.

The show was very keen in having great guest stars on it as well including on episode where Clint Eastwood was out of character during a segment which was very silly,but to see Clint in a comedical role was to be seen,and the other was with two of the stars of "The Beverly Hillbillies",actors Max Baer and Irene Ryan was hilariously funny. The others were Jonathan Harris,Jon Provost,and many others. As for the stars of the show,only actors Alan Young and Connie Hines remained throughout the series' entire run which ended in the spring of 1966 after 143 episodes(including the lost episodes too which were in color during the show's final season). However,the show had some moments as well with the changing of actors whom played the Addison's(Larry Keating and Edna Skinner,however,Keating passed away on the set after the second season in 1963 from failing health),and the Post's new neighbors,the Kirkwood's(played by Leon Ames and Florence MacMichael) whom at times had to put up with some of the silliness the went on within the Post's residence,especially when Wilbur's wife Carol wasn't around.

These days,Nick-At-Nite's sister station TV Land has brilliantly restored these episodes to show to a new generation of individuals whom never got the chance to catch this seldom seen series,until now. Worth seeing.

THE THEME SONG: A Horse is a horse,of course of course and nobody can talk to a horse of course,that is the horse,unless of course is the famous Mister Ed.... Go right to the source,,and asked the horse,and this one will you endorse he is always on a steady course,talk to Mister Ed........

Thank you TV Land!!!

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