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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Last Episode

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 television series was adapted from Burns' & Allen's long-running radio show. The theme song, characters and many of the supporting actors made the transition.
  • In George Burns third autobiography, he stated that the staff considered killing off the Harry Morton character when Fred Clark left the show. Ideas for his demise included falling from an…
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    In George Burns third autobiography, he stated that the staff considered killing off the Harry Morton character when Fred Clark left the show. Ideas for his demise included falling from an airplane, drowning in the Burns' swimming pool, and choking on a piece of steak.
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  • Gracie Allen donned aprons in the kitchen as a tribute to her real-life Aunt Clara, whom she often told outrageous fictionalized tales about on the show.
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