My World and Welcome to It (1969–1970)

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 John Monroe (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Joan Hotchkis ...
 Ellen Monroe (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Lisa Gerritsen ...
 Lydia Monroe (26 episodes, 1969-1970)
Henry Morgan ...
 Philip Jensen (17 episodes, 1969-1970)
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 Hamilton Greeley (16 episodes, 1969-1970)
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Series was based upon the writings of humorist and social commentator James Thurber. The show also included animated cartoons that were in James Thurber's style. See more »

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From the animated opening credit roll: Based on stories, inspirational pieces, cartoons, and things that go bump in the night. By James Thurber. After the credit roll is complete, the animated dog starts to chase James Thurber's name. See more »

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The 60's of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
23 October 2004 | by (TAMPA, FL) – See all my reviews

I remember being thrilled to learn that "My World and Welcome to It" was based on James Thurber's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty." I recognized the similarities right away after reading the book, which was pretty amazing to me since I was just a kid. I'd love to see it in syndication. Lisa Gerritsen was a wonderful child actress and William Windom was perfect as John Monroe (aka "Walter"). It was well written and well acted. What more could you ask for? It was the perfect mix of reality and fantasy. Most of us live vicariously through television or film a few hours a day, so why not see it through the eyes of the master? We all have a little bit of John Monroe in us. "My World and Welcome to It" is the ultimate in escapism...for just a little while.


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