Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 12, 1950
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

George Burns and Gracie Allen were among the few successful radio personalities to make the transition to television in the early days of the medium. The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show exuded excellence, with a unique format, interesting plots, a great cast, and virtually non-stop comedy featuring the unparalleled zany wit of Gracie.

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08x39 The Exchange Student Aired: Sep. 15, 1958

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The show had 8 seasons and 291 episodes air between 1950 and 1958.

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  • Several people filed lawsuits because they shared names with the fictional characters on the show. The writers then began using "safe" names of crew members and their families for various…
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    Several people filed lawsuits because they shared names with the fictional characters on the show. The writers then began using "safe" names of crew members and their families for various characters to avoid further legal implications.
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  • Although Gracie Allen was frequently seen rolling cigarettes on the show, in reality she was a non-smoker.
  • In the final two seasons, many jokes revolved around George's "magic television" which allowed him to spy on friends and family members. When Burns proposed the plot device, the sponsors told…
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    In the final two seasons, many jokes revolved around George's "magic television" which allowed him to spy on friends and family members. When Burns proposed the plot device, the sponsors told him it was unrealistic and threatened to drop the show, but Burns stood his ground and later joked that he'd invented closed-circuit surveillance television.
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