The Jackie Gleason Show: Season 2, Episode 9

Finger Man (28 Nov. 1953)

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Ralph spots a wanted criminal on his bus. He comes up with a story that the bus has broken down to get people off the bus and notifies a cop. The bad guy is caught and Ralph is a hero. The ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Ralph Kramden
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Sammy Birch ...
Photographer (as Sam Birch)
Ray Bloch ...
Bandleader
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The June Taylor Dancers ...
Themselves
Jack Lescoulie ...
Himself - Announcer
Frank Marth ...
Police Officer Casey
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Robert Middleton ...
Police Chief Brady
George Petrie ...
Newspaper man
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Trixie Norton (credit only)
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Ralph spots a wanted criminal on his bus. He comes up with a story that the bus has broken down to get people off the bus and notifies a cop. The bad guy is caught and Ralph is a hero. The press and the police chief show up at Ralph's house just in time to find out that the bad has escaped and vowed to get the guy who turned him in. While Ralph is trying to decide where to hide the police approach the "hero" to act as a decoy to help them re-arrest the criminal. Written by Robert W Anderson

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The Honeymooners sketch, 'Finger Man', aired 11:42. See more »

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