Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 15, 1957
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
N/A
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
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Bachelor Father

Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg(John Forsythe) took on the task helped by Peter(Sammee Tong) of raising his niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when Kelly(Noreen Corcoran) was a little girl, but now she's in her teens, venturing into the adult world and dating! Meanwhile Bentley continues to juggle his career, looking after Kelly, and his own romantic life.

Bachelor Father Season 4 (1960-1961)

4x01 4 4x01 Jasper the Second
Loveable Jasper is gone so Kelly and Peter want another dog, but Bentley doesn't feel loveable, he says no.
Sep. 15, 1960
4x02 4 4x02 Kelly Learns to Drive
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Sep. 22, 1960
4x03 4 4x03 Trial Separation
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Sep. 29, 1960
4x04 4 4x04 Mystery Witness
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Oct. 06, 1960
4x05 4 4x05 A Crush on Bentley
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Oct. 13, 1960
4x06 4 4x06 Peter Gets Jury Notice
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Oct. 20, 1960
4x07 4 4x07 Hilda the Jewel
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Oct. 27, 1960
4x08 4 4x08 It Happens in November
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Nov. 03, 1960
4x09 4 4x09 How to Catch a Man
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Nov. 10, 1960
4x10 4 4x10 Kelly, the Matchmaker
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Nov. 17, 1960
4x11 4 4x11 Bentley Cracks the Whip
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Nov. 24, 1960
4x12 4 4x12 Bentley and the Big Board
On Bentley's advice, Peter invests money in the stock market but as soon as he does, the bottom drops out of the market.
Dec. 01, 1960
4x13 4 4x13 Dear Bentley
Kelly is coming up in the world when she begins working on a column of advice on teenage problems. Bentley thinks she's a little presumptious because Kelly has her own problems.
Dec. 15, 1960
4x14 4 4x14 Bentley and the Lost Chord
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Dec. 22, 1960
4x15 4 4x15 Ginger's Big Romance
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Dec. 29, 1960
4x16 4 4x16 Bentley the Angel
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Jan. 05, 1961
4x17 4 4x17 Bentley and the Woodpecker
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Jan. 12, 1961
4x18 4 4x18 Bentley Goes to Europe
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Jan. 19, 1961
4x19 4 4x19 The Greggs in Rome
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Jan. 26, 1961
4x20 4 4x20 The Greggs in London
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Feb. 02, 1961
4x21 4 4x21 The Greggs in Paris
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Feb. 16, 1961
4x22 4 4x22 Encore in Paris
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Feb. 23, 1961
4x23 4 4x23 There's No Place Like Home
The Greggs are back from their trip to European tour but they still have that continental air. As if that isn't enough, Bentley has reels of movies of the trip.
Mar. 02, 1961
4x24 4 4x24 Bentley Swims Upstream
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Mar. 09, 1961
4x25 4 4x25 A Man Among Men
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Mar. 16, 1961
4x26 4 4x26 Peter's China Doll
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Mar. 23, 1961
4x27 4 4x27 Bentley and the Counterspy
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Mar. 30, 1961
4x28 4 4x28 Peter Plays Cupid
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Apr. 06, 1961
4x29 4 4x29 Bentley and the Great Debate
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Apr. 13, 1961
4x30 4 4x30 Bentley and the Nature Girl
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Apr. 20, 1961
4x31 4 4x31 Bentley's Mad Friends
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Apr. 27, 1961
4x32 4 4x32 Hilda Rides Again
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May. 04, 1961
4x33 4 4x33 Kelly's Charge Account
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May. 11, 1961
4x34 4 4x34 Bentley Builds a Pool
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May. 18, 1961
4x35 4 4x35 Bentley Slays a Dragon
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May. 25, 1961
4x36 4 4x36 A Favor for Bentley
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Jun. 01, 1961
4x37 4 4x37 Kelly Gets a Job
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Jun. 08, 1961
4x38 4 4x38 Kelly's Tangled Web
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Jun. 15, 1961
4x39 4 4x39 Bentley's Barbecue
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Jun. 22, 1961
4x40 4 4x40 Drop That Calorie
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Jul. 06, 1961
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Season 4 Characters

Bentley Gregg played by John Forsythe
Kelly Gregg played by Noreen Corcoran
Peter Tong played by Sammee Tong
Howard Meechim played by Jimmy Boyd
Loomis played by Bernadette Withers
Mitchell played by Bernadette Withers
Ginger Farrell played by Bernadette Withers
Cal Mitchell played by Del Moore
Jasper the Second played by Red (VIII)
Kitty Marsh played by Sue Ane Langdon
Chuck Forrest played by Pat McCaffrie
Harry played by Sid Melton
Grandpa Ling played by Beal Wong
Hilda played by Kathleen Freeman
Janice McCleery played by Joan O'Brien
Dennis played by Jimmy Hawkins
Adelaide Mitchell played by Evelyn Scott
Ginger played by Bernadette Withers
Lila played by Cheryl Holdridge
Susie played by Frances Fong
Lily Toi played by Ginny Tiu
Suzanne Collins played by Jeanne Bal
Lisa Trent played by Patricia Barry
David Ross played by Billy Gray
Marty Braden played by Ryan O'Neal

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Season 4 Videos

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Season 4 Quotes

04x33 - Kelly's Charge Account Season 4 / Episode 33: - Kelly's Charge Account

Kelly Gregg: I'll have you know I walked right through Kessler's this afternoon, and all I bought was a hair net. I just wanted the thrill of signing for something.
Peter Tong: You be careful. Remember, charge account like ocean. One step too far - you go under.
04x12 - Bentley and the Big Board Season 4 / Episode 12: - Bentley and the Big Board

Peter Tong: [getting up from his seat at stockholder's meeting being chaired by Bentley Gregg] Excuse, please.
Bentley Gregg: Do you wish to address the chair?
Peter Tong: Oh, no. I want to talk to you, Mr. Gregg.
Bentley Gregg: What is your question?
Peter Tong: I'm not part owner of this company last year, so I'm not at meeting. Like to know what happened.
Bentley Gregg: Well, it would take an hour-and-a-half to read the minutes.
Peter Tong: Then why you call them minutes?
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Season 4 Trivia

  • Episode 40 - This was the last original episode broadcast on NBC.
  • Episode 05 - Television debut of Linda Evans (billed as "Linda Evenstad"). Of course, several years later, Evans would play John Forsythe's wife in the prime-time soap _"Dynasty" (1979)_.

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