The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Season 7, Episode 32

The Plumber's Union (15 Apr. 1957)

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Gracie arranges to find a wife for Mr. Jantzen via correspondence, but she was less than truthful in her description and can't get George out of the house so the pair can meet. Meanwhile, Ronnie approaches George for acting advice.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Harry von Zell ...
Harry von Zell / Announcer
Harry Morton (credit only)
Ronnie Burns ...
Jody Warner ...
Yvonne Fedderson ...
Joy Jantzen (as Yvonne Lime)
Darlene Albert ...
Mary Ellen Kay ...
Lois Collier ...
Julie Aames


Gracie finds out that Mr. Jantzen, a widowed plumber with four teenage daughters, is looking for a wife. She volunteers to help out by placing an ad for him in the "Personals" column, but in her zeal to help Mr. Jantzen, she "stretches" the truth a bit. Complications ensue. Written by

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15 April 1957 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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This episode's Vaudeville Afterpiece is titled "Wilbur Orville Allen, Barnstormer." See more »


Gracie Allen: Maybe soon she can call you by your first name.
Mr. Jansen: Oh I hope not, my first name is ridiculous.
Gracie Allen: Oh, now why would your parents give you a silly name like that? Ridiculous Jansen!
Mr. Jansen: Oh no, no, no, Mrs. Burns, my name is Cuthbert.
Gracie Allen: Cuthbert?
Mr. Jansen: It was my father's name and he gave it to me when I was baptized.
Gracie Allen: Oh? Well, that was hardly worth getting wet for!
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