The relationship between the headmaster of an elite California private school and his students and faculty.

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Aaron Ruben

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1970  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Andy Griffith ...  Andy Thompson 14 episodes, 1970
Claudette Nevins ...  Margaret Thompson 14 episodes, 1970
Jerry Van Dyke ...  Jerry Brownell / ... 14 episodes, 1970
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Storyline

Andy Thompson was the sensitive and warm headmaster of Concord, a small but elite private school located in California. The series detailed his personal and professional relationships with his students and staff, including his wife Margaret (the English teacher), pal Jerry (gym coach) and Mr. Purdy (janitor). Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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preparatory school | See All (1) »

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At last! A series that's really into today's teen-age world. A co-ed prep school is where it's at. Andy's cohort: Jerry Van Dyke.

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1970 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ADA Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Headmaster marked the return to series television of Griffith, whose previous eponymous show had been one of CBS's major hits of the 1960s prior to his voluntary departure and a program which was still in production (as Mayberry R.F.D.), when Headmaster was launched. With Headmaster, Griffith fulfilled his desire to be cast in a television series as something other than a rural bumpkin dispensing folksy wisdom; here his character, Andy Thompson, was the headmaster of a prestigious Californian private school, the Concord School. See more »

Soundtracks

Only a Man
(theme song)
Music by Patrick Williams (as Pat Williams)
Lyrics by Kelly Gordon
Sung by Linda Ronstadt
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