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

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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  • The edge of the Burns' swimming pool which was sometimes seen in the live episodes was an 18 inch tank of water which was designed to be quickly rolled on and off the stage. Lighting tricks…
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    The edge of the Burns' swimming pool which was sometimes seen in the live episodes was an 18 inch tank of water which was designed to be quickly rolled on and off the stage. Lighting tricks were employed to create the illusion that the shallow tank had depth.
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  • George Burns and Gracie Allen encouraged their children Sandra Burns and Ronnie Burns to go into acting. Neither of the kids had aspirations to act, but both appeared in bit parts on the show…
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    George Burns and Gracie Allen encouraged their children Sandra Burns and Ronnie Burns to go into acting. Neither of the kids had aspirations to act, but both appeared in bit parts on the show as a courtesy to their parents. After Ricky Nelson became a sensation on his parents' TV series, George convinced Ronnie to join the show as a regular cast member in hopes that it would boost ratings and launch a career for his son.
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  • George Burns & Gracie Allen were inducted into the Television Hall of Fame at the 5th annual ceremony in 1988. A carved sculpture of the duo adorns the eastern wall of The Academy of…
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    George Burns & Gracie Allen were inducted into the Television Hall of Fame at the 5th annual ceremony in 1988. A carved sculpture of the duo adorns the eastern wall of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame's outdoor exhibit in North Hollywood.
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