Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie.
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 Tom Corbett (73 episodes, 1969-1972)
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 Eddie Corbett (73 episodes, 1969-1972)
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 Mrs. Livingston (66 episodes, 1969-1972)
Kristina Holland ...
 Tina Rickles (47 episodes, 1969-1972)
James Komack ...
 Norman Tinker (44 episodes, 1969-1972)
Bob Sines ...
 Billy Gerber (25 episodes, 1969-1970)
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Widower Tom Corbett must raise his son Eddie (originally seven) who is always scheming to get his dad remarried. Tom is a magazine publisher, Mrs. Livingston is his housekeeper, Tina is Tom's secretary, Norman is a photographer, and Joey is a friend of Eddie's. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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One of the paintings which regularly furnished the Corbett apartment, a gold framed portrait of a girl with braids, appeared previously in the movie, "Speedway", one of the two movies Bill Bixby acted in with Elvis Presley. See more »

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Referenced in Gilmore Girls: Application Anxiety (2002) See more »

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People Let Me Tell You About My Best Friend
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The Best Father
27 November 1999 | by (tusla oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I'm sure there is a big fan club out there wishing that Mike Brady were their dad, or that Ozzie Nelson had room in the back for them. To me, Tom Corbett was the best father, right up there with Hugh Beaumont from "Leave It To Beaver." Not only was Tom attractive, and funny, but he would always take time to talk to Eddie, and really try to understand what was going on in his world. He was the type of father that would never dismiss any idea, and showed a great deal of respect for his "best friend." When I think of Bill Bixby, I don't think of a guy turning green, or a man talking to a martian. I think of a father, and his son, climbing rocks near the ocean, searching for themselves.


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