This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to... See full summary »
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...  Marion Kerby 78 episodes, 1953-1955
...  George Kerby 78 episodes, 1953-1955
...  Cosmo Topper 78 episodes, 1953-1955
Buck ...  Neil 78 episodes, 1953-1955
...  Henrietta Topper 66 episodes, 1953-1955
...  Mr. Schuyler / ... 38 episodes, 1953-1955
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This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear, George and Marion Kerby. The Kerbys would often try to get Cosmo to loosen up and enjoy life, but more often they would complicate it. Written by Mathias Banner <mathias@datawise.net>

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(78 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Ghostly couple Robert Sterling and Anne Jeffreys were also married in real life. See more »

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Referenced in My Favorite Martian: Man or Amoeba (1963) See more »

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25 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I fondly recall watching this show on our first Raytheon TV. I also recall laughing at the crazy antics of George and Marion. The special effects were what I remember, quite good for that early time. Would love to see an episode once again and hear that catchy theme music. Neil, the St Bernard was a classic, drinking gin and I recall Cosmo's always battling with his boss, the stuffy Mr Schuyler (spelling may be wrong). I was hoping that the last show would result in the ghosts becoming visible to Mrs. Topper also. Oh well, I guess that was the five year old that i was at that time always believing that everything would always have a happy ending.


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