Served as a pilot for a spin-off series where Burgess Meredith
was to play Bevis, but a series was not ordered once Rod Serling
learned he declined the role. See more
Mr Bevis slides down the banisters in the middle of the hallway, yet he rolls out of the right hand door. In reality, his roll should have been stopped by the closed left hand door. See more
In the parlance of the twentieth century, this is an oddball. His name is James B. W. Bevis, and his tastes lean toward stuffed animals, zither music, professional football, Charles Dickens, moose heads, carnivals, dogs, children, and young ladies. Mr. Bevis is accident prone, a little vague, a little discombobulated, with a life that possesses all the security of a floating crap game. But this can be said of our Mr. Bevis: without him, without his warmth, without his ...