Dennis the Menace (1959–1963)
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Grandpa and Miss Cathcart 

Dennis introduces his visiting grandpa to town spinster Miss Cathcart, who takes an interest in him, sings for him, and pretty much makes him miserable.

Director:

William D. Russell

Writers:

Peggy Chantler Dick (as Peggy Chantler), William Cowley | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jay North ... Dennis Mitchell
Herbert Anderson ... Henry Mitchell
Gloria Henry ... Alice Mitchell
Joseph Kearns ... George Wilson (credit only)
Mary Wickes ... Miss Esther Cathcart
James Bell ... Grandpa Charlie Perkins
Billy Booth ... Tommy Anderson
Jeannie Russell ... Margaret Wade
Robert B. Williams ... Mr. Dorfman
Irene Tedrow ... Mrs. Elkins
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Storyline

Dennis introduces his visiting grandpa to town spinster Miss Cathcart, who takes an interest in him, sings for him, and pretty much makes him miserable.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1959 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Man-crazy Miss Cathcart was played by Mary Wickes. The actress, born Mary Isabella Wickenhauser, was never married and never had any children. See more »

Quotes

Esther Cathcart: Why don't you come in and have a cookie, while we have a little chat?
Dennis: Okay! Will you let me see you spin?
Esther Cathcart: Spin?
Dennis: Sure! I heard my dad say you're a spinster.
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Soundtracks

Love's Old Sweet Song
(uncredited)
Music by J.L. Molloy
Lyrics by G. Clifton Bingham
Sung by Mary Wickes
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