Californian veterinarian Kentucky Jones learns his late wife had adopted a Chinese boy Ike, age 9. Handyman Seldom and the local Asian community help him adjust to being a new dad. Social worker Edith Thorncroft looks in on things.
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 Kentucky Jones 26 episodes, 1964-1965
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 Dwight Eisenhower 'Ike' Wong 26 episodes, 1964-1965
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Californian veterinarian Kentucky Jones learns his late wife had adopted a Chinese boy Ike, age 9. Handyman Seldom and the local Asian community help him adjust to being a new dad. Social worker Edith Thorncroft looks in on things.

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19 September 1964 (USA)  »

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Kentucky's Kid  »

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The title character's nickname was derived from his initials, K.Y. (Kenneth Yarbrough) Jones. See more »

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K. Y. Jones
8 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

I remember this show on Saturday nights on NBC. According to a TV reference book I own, his character was Kenneth Yarborough Jones, "Kentucky" came from his first and middle initials. Useless trivia, I agree-but that's half the fun, isn't it?


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