Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family. Most episodes conclude with a song by Danny or one of the children. Affection expressed as hostility ("I love you, you little jerk") and ironic humor characterize this show.
Last Episode11x30 The Persistent Cop Aired: Apr. 27, 1964
Danny is asked by a policeman to audition a young singing group from the poor side of town. But one look inside the Williams apartment makes …
Series Fun Facts
- The character 'Danny Williams' was ranked #5 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).
- The title "Make Room for Daddy" actually grew out of an in-joke within Danny Thomas's family. Whenever Danny was away on a nightclub tour, his children more or less had the run of the house.…
[show]The title "Make Room for Daddy" actually grew out of an in-joke within Danny Thomas's family. Whenever Danny was away on a nightclub tour, his children more or less had the run of the house. When he returned from a tour, it was time to spread out and "make room for daddy", hence the show's title.
- The theme song was a jazzed-up version of the old Irish tune The Londonderry Air (best known when sung with the lyric known as "Danny Boy").