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
- Danny Thomas was forced against his will to have Jean Hagen as his TV wife. He could not stand her attitude or what he considered her slovenly appearance. During one rehearsal he is said to…
[show]Danny Thomas was forced against his will to have Jean Hagen as his TV wife. He could not stand her attitude or what he considered her slovenly appearance. During one rehearsal he is said to have have shouted "For God's sake, Jean, put on a little lipstick". She left after the third season and, at the beginning of the fourth season, to assure that she could not come back he had her character die.
- Veronica Cartwright, who appeared in two episodes on the show, is the sister of series regular Angela Cartwright.
- 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).