Channing (1963–1964)

My Son, the All-American 

This was the last episode of the unfortunately overlooked series, Channing. Channing was one of the two ( serious) TV shows set on a college campus, the other one being the somewhat longer ... See full synopsis »

Director:

William Hale

Writer:

Robert Kaufman

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
James Caan ... Jeff Brubaker
Henry Jones ... Dean Fred Baker
Yvonne Craig ... Kathy O'Reardon
Jason Evers ... Professor Joseph Howe
Whit Bissell ... Richard Brubaker
Josie Lloyd ... Rebecca Goodman
Michael Beirne Michael Beirne ... Bobby
Terry Becker ... Coach Barney Middleton
Don Marshall Don Marshall ... Peterson
Beverly Adams ... The 1st Coed
Judy James Judy James ... The 2nd Coed
Saul Silverman Saul Silverman ... The Cantor
Ricks Falk Ricks Falk ... The 1st Player
Ken Hooker Ken Hooker ... Floyd Tremaine
Ezra Stone Ezra Stone ... Rabbi Feldman
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This was the last episode of the unfortunately overlooked series, Channing. Channing was one of the two ( serious) TV shows set on a college campus, the other one being the somewhat longer lived The Paper Chase. Channing was made by some of the same people responsible for Ben Casey, and the few descriptions I have read sound ( a bit) like "Ben Casey on Campus". Young Turk Professor Howe ( the under-rated and little known Jason Evers) tries to help his students and his colleagues, guided by the outwardly crusty but wise Dean Baker(The great Henry Jones.) In this episode, James Caan plays an All-American Football player who becomes fascinated by Judaism, in part due to his girlfriend, played by Yvonne( Batgirl) Craig. It all begins when Professor Howe tells his students a story about Mark Twain and Sholem Aleichem. Caan's character goes so far as to think of abandoning his football career to take up Judaic Studies. Apparently, Channing was an intelligent show that often dealt with ...

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Genres:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1964 (USA) See more »

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Betford Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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