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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  • Beginning late in the fifth season with the episode "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (1950) {Gracie & George Try for a Day at the Beach (#5.33)}, George and Gracie closed nearly every…
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    Beginning late in the fifth season with the episode "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (1950) {Gracie & George Try for a Day at the Beach (#5.33)}, George and Gracie closed nearly every show with a 3-4 minute "Afterpiece," one of their vaudeville routines, which they performed in front of an audience after the weekly sitcom plot had been resolved.
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  • When the series went off the air in 1958, it was the longest-running situation comedy in television history.
  • When Fred Clark landed the role of Harry Morton, the writers decided to give the character a voracious appetite. Clark's Harry was always munching on food, talking about food and hiding it in…
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    When Fred Clark landed the role of Harry Morton, the writers decided to give the character a voracious appetite. Clark's Harry was always munching on food, talking about food and hiding it in light fixtures, the fireplace and other odd locations to ensure his wife wouldn't prevent him from eating.
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