The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969–1972)

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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)
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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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17 September 1969 (USA)  »

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Buscando novia a papá  »

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An alternate version of the theme song "Best Friend" called "Girlfriend" was Recorded/Published: June 24, 1968. According to the discography on harrynilsson.com, "Best Friend" was Recorded/Published: 1969. See more »

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People Let Me Tell You About My Best Friend
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I Grew Up With The Courtship of Eddie's Father!
27 June 2005 | by (Garner, NC) – See all my reviews

This was a sitcom in a league all by itself. It was a touching, endearing show that was real and sincere. The talking sound montages over the action were great. It was a stylistic show with a lot of class. Brandon Cruz was the perfect Eddie. It shared little with the movie it was based on. Bill Bixby was an intelligent, attractive dad with a lot of compassion. James Komack was a great co-star.It was a quiet, gentle little sitcom that was a feel good show to watch. It was nice to see a show where every one got along. There was no need for the sarcastic comic foil in this show. Too bad it only lasted three seasons. To Bill Bixby wherever you are, this one's for you!


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