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The Courtship of Eddie's Father 

Not Rated | | Comedy, Family | TV Series (1969–1972)
Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie.
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1972   1971   1970   1969  
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Bill Bixby ...  Tom Corbett 73 episodes, 1969-1972
Brandon Cruz ...  Eddie Corbett 73 episodes, 1969-1972
Miyoshi Umeki ...  Mrs. Livingston 66 episodes, 1969-1972
Kristina Holland Kristina Holland ...  Tina Rickles 47 episodes, 1969-1972
James Komack ...  Norman Tinker 44 episodes, 1969-1972
Bob Sones ...  Billy Gerber 22 episodes, 1969-1970
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Storyline

Widower Tom Corbett must raise his son Eddie (originally seven) who is always scheming to get his dad remarried. Tom is a magazine publisher, Mrs. Livingston is his housekeeper, Tina is Tom's secretary, Norman is a photographer, and Joey is a friend of Eddie's. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Family

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eddies Vater See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MGM Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Her role as Mrs. Livingston became the final performing role for Miyoshi Umeki. After her self imposed retirement from the screen, she joined her new husband in his film editing equipment rental business. She would pass away 35 years later in Missouri. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Ray Charles (1977) See more »

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I Grew Up With The Courtship of Eddie's Father!
27 June 2005 | by BaileySEASee all my reviews

This was a sitcom in a league all by itself. It was a touching, endearing show that was real and sincere. The talking sound montages over the action were great. It was a stylistic show with a lot of class. Brandon Cruz was the perfect Eddie. It shared little with the movie it was based on. Bill Bixby was an intelligent, attractive dad with a lot of compassion. James Komack was a great co-star.It was a quiet, gentle little sitcom that was a feel good show to watch. It was nice to see a show where every one got along. There was no need for the sarcastic comic foil in this show. Too bad it only lasted three seasons. To Bill Bixby wherever you are, this one's for you!


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