Mamie is back with the girls to visit for the holidays.




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Episode cast overview:
Blanche Morton (as Bea Benadaret)
Sarah Selby ...
Jeri Lou James ...
Jeri Kelly (as Jeri James)
Melinda Plowman ...
Linda Kelly
Jill Kelly (as Jill Oppenheim)
Kathleen O'Malley ...
Julie Lauren


Mamie is back with the girls to visit for the holidays.

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20 December 1951 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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When the lights come up on the set at the start of the show, the mic is dangling next to the porch. See more »


Harry Morton: Oh Gracie, I've been looking for you all over! I've got Blanche's Christmas presents here, will you hide them for me?
Gracie Allen: What is it?
Harry Morton: I got her a red alligator bag and and shoes to match.
Gracie Allen: Oh, it's lovely, Harry! But I always thought alligators were brown.
Harry Morton: It's dyed.
Gracie Allen: Oh, well, I hope it has if they made a bag and shoes out of it.
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Music by Frank Churchill
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Yogi before Yogi
9 February 2008 | by (N Syracuse NY) – See all my reviews

Gracie Allen was Yogi Berra before there was a Yogi Berra, (except Gracie performed it and Yogi lived it). She was the all-time master of the comic malapropism and this show was built around her, with George as a sort of one-man Greek chorus, commenting on the action. As with Yogi, the charm comes from the naturalness of the act. Everything makes perfect sense to Gracie. She's the only one who isn't confused by what she says. Fred Clark, master of the aggravated take, is ideal as the next door neighbor, Harry Morton. Both families must endure the visit of cousin Mamie, (Sara Selby) and her children, (one of whom is played by an (11 year old Jill St. John.), for Christmas.

The best line: Gracie is holding a box containing a Christmas present for George. Harry asks "What is it?" Gracie asks him to guess. Harry: "It could be anything." Gracie: "That's what it is. He's always wanted one."

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