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Series cast summary:
...  Hazel Burke 154 episodes, 1961-1966
Bobby Buntrock ...  Harold Baxter 154 episodes, 1961-1966
...  George Baxter 125 episodes, 1961-1965
...  Dorothy Baxter 122 episodes, 1961-1965
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George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to his wife Dorothy, and his young son Harold, he entered the world of Hazel. Hazel was the maid and housekeeper who ran the Baxter household more efficiently than George ran his office. She was always right, knew exactly what needed doing, and pre-empted his authority with alarming, though, justified regularity. Written by Anonymous

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28 September 1961 (USA)  »

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In French, Hazel's first name was "Adele", and so was the name of the series as well. See more »

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Hazel
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by The Modernaires
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It's cool to be an older woman
13 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

The wonderful thing about this unusually good-natured domestic sitcom is that an older woman is the star. I remember enjoying it immensely. Acting, plots, camera are all respectful of the viewer: no slapstick, no mockery or denigration. This is very rare in comedy, where cruelty is usually a major component. When will they show this gem again?


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