The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 493 users  
Reviews: 13 user

Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Hope Lange: 1931-2003
| WENN

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 375 titles
created 17 Jun 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 30 Jun 2013
 
list image
a list of 47 titles
created 21 Oct 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 27 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970)

The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968–1970) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Ghost & Mrs. Muir.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1970   1969   1968  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hazel (1961–1966)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

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... See full summary »

Stars: Shirley Booth, Bobby Buntrock, Don DeFore
Nanny and the Professor (1970–1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Ever-cheerful Nanny helps the Everett family with her subtly magical abilities, such as seemingly reading minds, seeing the future or making fortunate coincidences happen.

Stars: Juliet Mills, Richard Long, David Doremus
Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie 1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After spending the last two years in Europe as an exchange student, Gidget returns home to California only to discover that things have changed. The letters she had been writing to her ... See full summary »

Director: James Sheldon
Stars: Karen Valentine, Edward Mulhare, Paul Petersen
Dan August (1970–1971)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Detective August works the crime beat in his home town, Santa Luisa CA, working with (and against) people with whom he grew up.

Stars: Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson
The Flying Nun (1967–1970)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The misadventures of a nun who can fly and her convent and neighbours.

Stars: Sally Field, Marge Redmond, Madeleine Sherwood
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961–1963)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx. Toody, the short, stocky and dim-witted one either saves the day or muffs ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe E. Ross, Fred Gwynne, Paul Reed
That Girl (1966–1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lou Marie.

Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker
Gidget (1965–1966)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in California. Anne is her older sister who is married to John Cooper, a psychology student. Gidget spends most of ... See full summary »

Stars: Sally Field, Don Porter, Lynette Winter
Petticoat Junction (1963–1970)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville.

Stars: Edgar Buchanan, Linda Henning, Bea Benaderet
Best of the West (1981–1982)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Wild West misadventures of a mild-mannered store owner turned town marshal.

Stars: Joel Higgins, Carlene Watkins, Meeno Peluce
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Hope Lange, Marty Brill
Minor Adjustments (1995–1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Rondell Sheridan, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Mitchell Whitfield
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Carolyn Muir (50 episodes, 1968-1970)
...
 Capt. Daniel Gregg / ... (50 episodes, 1968-1970)
...
 Martha Grant (50 episodes, 1968-1970)
Harlen Carraher ...
 Jonathan Muir (50 episodes, 1968-1970)
Kellie Flanagan ...
 Candice Muir (50 episodes, 1968-1970)
Scruffy ...
 Scruffy (50 episodes, 1968-1970)
...
 Claymore Gregg (46 episodes, 1968-1970)
Edit

Storyline

Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England seaside house they've moved into is haunted by the former owner -- an old salt named Captain Daniel Gregg. Gregg at first resists this intrusion, but he develops a ghostly love for his uninvited guest. Written by Christina Dunigan <minstrel@wf.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 September 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Geist und Mrs. Muir  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(50 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Rex Harrison played Captain Gregg in the film version. Before playing Captain Gregg in the TV series, Edward Mulhare replaced Rex Harrison in the Broadway cast of "My Fair Lady." See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits Scruffy's spot is on the wrong side. See more »

Connections

Featured in Penny Dreadful (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Very romantic comedy TV show
6 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

its very easy to get taken in all over again by this sweet natured comedy. i was only 3 in 1968 but definitely remember watching it yrs later in reruns. catching it again on you tube made me fall in love with the late Edward Mulhare, not only is he handsome but he oozes such passion with his eyes that no words could express. in some scenes especially the dreams where he gets to hold and finally kiss Hope Lange is where it really tugs at your heart. I think this comedy did not survive more so because of the fact is was not a Brady bunch or family affair type of comedy at the time.

it was much more adult especially with the relationship between the captain and Mrs Muirs,those longing glances they gave each other. Everyone else on the show were more or less there to fill the screen when the capt wasn't on screen himself. the kids were not likable and always looked like they were having trouble saying their lines which was just a pain to watch . the housekeeper was also an unnecessary character like say aunt Clara was on bewitched and as for Charles nelson Reilly, his character was too over the top camp and played to the hilt.if you didn't know he was gay in real life you had to be deaf and blind. he simply was too much for this type of comedy- the bungling flamboyant loser and sight gags really brought it down sometimes.

i think had they given it a bit more substance and better writing it might have competed better. some of the later episodes focused too much on claymores life and infantile comic plots than good comedy. the pratfalls and objects floating around to scare people became less fun and more yawn worthy with Mulhare's talent being wasted in more juvenile plot elements. there was not enough witty comedic banter between Lange and Mulhare that could have been so good if they had hired better writers. in the end i will always remember the romance of the capt and Mrs Muir.Who could have resisted him?. i know i couldn't have .


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Interview with Kellie Flanagan amalgamd
Kellie Flanagan LOOKING_TO_THE_STARS
Final Episode Wedding Day josephturner1975
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir film Spinoff? theatrechic
Captain Gregg's portrait kleeks
Change of Name david-879
Discuss The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page