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I'm Dickens, He's Fenster 

Two young blue-collar carpenters, the married Harry Dickens and the bachelor Arch Fenster (with his 'little black book'), are best friends. Harry longs for the excitement of Fenster's ... See full summary »

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Leonard Stern
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1963   1962  
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Series cast summary:
John Astin ...  Harry Dickens 32 episodes, 1962-1963
Marty Ingels ...  Arch Fenster 32 episodes, 1962-1963
Emmaline Henry ...  Kate Dickens 32 episodes, 1962-1963
David Ketchum David Ketchum ...  Mel Warshaw 23 episodes, 1962-1963
Henry Beckman ...  Mulligan 21 episodes, 1962-1963
Frank De Vol ...  Myron Bannister / ... 14 episodes, 1962-1963
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Two young blue-collar carpenters, the married Harry Dickens and the bachelor Arch Fenster (with his 'little black book'), are best friends. Harry longs for the excitement of Fenster's bachelor life - but Harry's wife Kate won't permit it. At work they also find themselves in conflict with their boss Mr. Bannister. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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English

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28 September 1962 (USA) See more »

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Heyday Productions See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) See more »

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...And I'm Puzzled!
29 December 2009 | by Little-MikeySee all my reviews

John Astin has always been a laugh riot. As Gomez Addams on THE ADDAMS FAMILY, he was too much. Even on an episode of NIGHT GALLERY where he played a soul condemned to hell, his comical flair still shone through. And Marty Ingels is also a great comedian.

Put the two together and you can expect nothing less than total hilarity. Together, the two could turn even the lamest of scripts into classic comedy.

I remember this program when it was on prime time. If memory serves me correctly, this sit-com followed THE FLINTSTONES on ABC. Even at the tender age of 8, I understood this blue collar comedy about two bumbling carpenters for what it was, a laugh riot.

What I cannot understand is why this sit com was never picked up for syndication after the show got the cancellation ax.

What I understand even less, is why this series was never released on DVD or even as a budget VHS tape.

Hello? Is there anybody out there who feels the same? DVD? Please?


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