Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 12, 1950
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

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

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The first episode to be broadcast nationally from coast-to-coast was "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (1950) {The Beverly Hills Uplift Society (#2.2)}. Television was in its infancy,…
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    The first episode to be broadcast nationally from coast-to-coast was "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (1950) {The Beverly Hills Uplift Society (#2.2)}. Television was in its infancy, and prior to this coaxial cable had not yet been run across the country, so viewers outside of broadcast range had to wait for kinescopes of the new episodes to be shipped to their local affiliate stations.
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  • When the series went off the air in 1958, it was the longest-running situation comedy in television history.
  • In the scripts, George Burns lines were typed in an extra large font so he could see them at a glance.
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