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The Ernie Kovacs Show 

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Television's Original Genius: In the infancy of any medium, there will be some who realize its potential well before anyone else. Ernie Kovacs was such a visionary, and between 1951 and ... See full summary »
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1962   1961  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ernie Kovacs ...  Various / ... 8 episodes, 1961-1962
Bob Lauher Bob Lauher ...  Various 8 episodes, 1961-1962
Margaret Styne Margaret Styne ...  Various / ... 8 episodes, 1961-1962
Jolene Brand Jolene Brand ...  Various 7 episodes, 1961-1962
Joe Mikolas Joe Mikolas ...  Various / ... 6 episodes, 1961-1962
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Television's Original Genius: In the infancy of any medium, there will be some who realize its potential well before anyone else. Ernie Kovacs was such a visionary, and between 1951 and 1962 he broke rules that hadn't even been made yet and created a "language" that is now taken for granted.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

20 April 1961 (USA) See more »

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E & E Kovacs See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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