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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Will Be Available On DVD Soon, Supposedly
13 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Supposedly, all the masters for all 32 episodes were found and are being transferred to DVD. The question is when?

I loved this show when I was young. Great slapstick, but not the mindless variety. Clever sight gags and some real heart displayed by the writers.

Leonard Stern was the mastermind behind it, and he deserves credit for putting together a great cast.

Oddly, the show appears to have been canceled despite good reviews and rising ratings at the end of its one-season run.


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