Very long running family saga, based largely on the actual actors involved. As the sons age we go through their teenage dating problems, then marriage and careers. Ricky became a (real life) rock and roll star; David joined a law firm.
Last Episode14x26 The Game Room Aired: Mar. 26, 1966
Ozzie wants to convert the boys' old room into a den with a pool table but Harriet wants to keep it the way it is for sentimental reasons. Source: …
Series Fun Facts
- The Nelsons' house shown in exterior shots on the show is actually the Nelson family's real home in the Hollywood hills above Hollywood Boulevard.
- Numerous 1950s episodes were sponsored by Hotpoint and included a prologue featuring Mary Tyler Moore as "Happy Hotpoint", a dancing pixie.
- Until it was surpassed by The Simpsons in 2004, this was the longest running comedy series in American television history.