I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (1962–1963)

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Sitcom about two young blue-collar carpenters: the married one Harry Dickens, and the bachelor Arch Fenster (with his 'little black book'). Harry longs for the excitement of Fenster's ... See full summary »


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Series cast summary:
 Harry Dickens (32 episodes, 1962-1963)
 Arch Fenster (32 episodes, 1962-1963)
 Kate Dickens (32 episodes, 1962-1963)
David Ketchum ...
 Mel Warshaw (23 episodes, 1962-1963)
Henry Beckman ...
 Mulligan (21 episodes, 1962-1963)
Frank De Vol ...
 Myron Bannister / ... (14 episodes, 1962-1963)


Sitcom about two young blue-collar carpenters: the married one Harry Dickens, and the bachelor Arch Fenster (with his 'little black book'). Harry longs for the excitement of Fenster's bachelor life - but Harry's wife Kate won't permit it. At work they also find themselves in conflict with their boss Mr. Bannister. Written by Anonymous

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...And I'm Puzzled!
29 December 2009 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

John Astin has always been a laugh riot. As Gomez Addams on THE ADDAMS FAMILY, he was too much. Even on an episode of NIGHT GALLERY where he played a soul condemned to hell, his comical flair still shone through. And Marty Ingels is also a great comedian.

Put the two together and you can expect nothing less than total hilarity. Together, the two could turn even the lamest of scripts into classic comedy.

I remember this program when it was on prime time. If memory serves me correctly, this sit-com followed THE FLINTSTONES on ABC. Even at the tender age of 8, I understood this blue collar comedy about two bumbling carpenters for what it was, a laugh riot.

What I cannot understand is why this sit com was never picked up for syndication after the show got the cancellation ax.

What I understand even less, is why this series was never released on DVD or even as a budget VHS tape.

Hello? Is there anybody out there who feels the same? DVD? Please?

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