Grindl is an employee of Foster Temporary Service, and her boss Anson Foster accepts a variety of jobs for his employees. Grindl works at everything from babysitting to theater ticket taker... See full summary »
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Grindl is an employee of Foster Temporary Service, and her boss Anson Foster accepts a variety of jobs for his employees. Grindl works at everything from babysitting to theater ticket taker, but typically finds a unique way to accomplish her task.

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15 September 1963 (USA)  »

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Grindl, paikanhakija  »

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(32 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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This series was widely seen as a parody of another 1960s sitcom centered on a maid, Hazel. That Shirley Booth series lasted several seasons, while Grindl aired for only one year. See more »

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Referenced in Under the Yum Yum Tree (1963) See more »

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Class Comedy
2 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

I was very young when this aired and recall I did not get to see it as often as I wished as it was on a school night. I do recall the wit and humor that only Imogene Coca could deliver. I was sorely disappointed when this short-lived sitcom was canceled. My memories of the episodes are vague but the memories of Ms. Coca are clear. I have long hoped it would come back in re-runs, later to VHS or DVD. So far, I've seen no indications of that. It is really a pity for she was an exceptionally funny actress and an important part of early television history. I'd love to see shows like Grindl and I'm sure that it would find an audience in younger viewers of today as well. I have always found TV producers far too fickle when deciding whether or not to give a show the axe. I don't think it occurs to them that sometimes it could be audiences love the show but don't care for the products the sponsors peddle. Maybe that is what killed this show. Who knows. But I do believe it is one show worth preserving and would love to find it on Netflix or the DVD shelves at the store.


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