Never-married attorney Bentley Gregg(John Forsythe) took on the task helped by Peter(Sammee Tong) of raising his niece Kelly, after her parents died in an accident. The job was easier when Kelly(Noreen Corcoran) was a little girl, but now she's in her teens, venturing into the adult world and dating! Meanwhile Bentley continues to juggle his career, looking after Kelly, and his own romantic life.
Bachelor Father Season 3 (1959-1960)
|3x01 Peter Meets His Match |
When Peter falls in love the entire Gregg household suffers. Bentley learns that Peter's lady love is employed by the neighborhood supermarket and he offers to give him pointers on ...
|Sep. 17, 1959|
|3x02 Bentley and the Dog Trainer |
Bentley's dog, Jasper, decides a neighbor's prize winning camellias are even tastier than dog biscuits, which leads the neighbor to threaten a lawsuit.
|Sep. 24, 1959|
|3x03 The Case Against Gisele |
Bentley, Kelly and Peter visit Gisele MacKenzie on a movie set. While they are there Peter trips and later his cousin talks him into suing Gisele.
|Oct. 01, 1959|
|3x04 Bentley and the Gullible Guitarist |
Kelly plans a party hoping to take advantage of her friends' talents. Bentley, realizing that he and others are serving as Kelly's means to an end decides it's time to teach her a ...
|Oct. 08, 1959|
|3x05 Kelly's Idol |
Kelly decides that Howard is not very suave and sophisticated. So she decides to change him into the likeness of Uncle Bentley.
|Oct. 15, 1959|
|3x06 East Meets West |
Peter decides he needs a television set in the kitchen so that he can watch his favorite western show. But Bentley firmly refuses to grant Peter's wish.
|Oct. 22, 1959|
|3x07 Bentley and Grandpa Ling |
Eccentric Grandpa Ling, a relative of Peter's comes to visit. Bentley discovers that Grandpa has a habit of taking things he likes and leaving an item he considers of equal value in ...
|Oct. 29, 1959|
|3x08 Kelly the Golddigger |
Kelly develops a warped attitude about money after she has dated a millionaire. To teach her a lesson, Bentley decides to play the part of a fortune hunter.
|Nov. 05, 1959|
|3x09 The Rescue of Rufus |
Rufus, a dog belonging to a friend of Kelly's, is accused of biting a man. Kelly persuades Bentley to defend Rufus in a court hearing.
|Nov. 12, 1959|
|3x10 A Key for Kelly |
Bentley is shocked when huis teenage niece, Kelly, asks him for her own house key. He firmly refuses to let her have one.
|Nov. 19, 1959|
|3x11 Bentley's Double Play |
Bentley is going to direct Kelly's high school play, ""The Courtship of Miles Standish."" Peter wants to play the part of John Alden but Bentley refuses to cast him.
|Nov. 26, 1959|
|3x12 Bentley and the Brainy Beauty |
Bentley encounters a young lady who feels that he ought to live a more purposeful life. She perscribes an active schedule for Bentley.
|Dec. 03, 1959|
|3x13 Bentley Plays Cupid |
Bentley plays cupid when he learns that his secretary and his friend Chuck are dating. Bentley suggests they get married, but Chuck insists that he won't wed until Bentley does.
|Dec. 10, 1959|
|3x14 Kelly's Secret |
Bentley is mystified by Kelly's strange behavior and he questions her about it. Kelly shocks her uncle with the news that someone in her high school class is getting married.
|Dec. 17, 1959|
|3x15 Bentley Goes to Washington |
Bentley decides to accept a job in Washington, D.C. and announces to Kelly and Peter that they are leaving California.
|Dec. 24, 1959|
|3x16 Kelly, the Politician |
Nominated for president of the student council, Kelly plans a hard hitting campaign.
|Dec. 31, 1959|
|3x17 Bentley, the Gentleman Farmer |
For a school project, Kelly and Howard must grow something in the garden. In a generous mood, Bentley offers to help them.
|Jan. 07, 1960|
|3x18 Bentley and the Combo |
Kelly informs Bentley that the high school combo, slated to play at an upcoming dance, is sadly in need of organization. Bentley tries to solve the problem by talking his friend Chuck ...
|Jan. 14, 1960|
|3x19 Bentley and the Bartered Bride |
Peter receives a picture of a lovely girl from a marriage broker and falls madly in love.
|Jan. 21, 1960|
|3x20 The Blond Issue |
Kelly wants to bleach her hair blond to impress a new boyfriend but Bentley won't allow it.
|Jan. 28, 1960|
|3x21 Bentley and the Majorette |
Kelly and her friends are practicing hard for an upcoming drum majorette contest but Uncle Bentley notices that one of the teenagers doesn't seem to be interested in rehersals.
|Feb. 04, 1960|
|3x22 Bentley, the Model Citizen |
A neighbor asks Bentley to join him in a protest to the city about the location of a traffic signal. Bentley is willing until he meets a pretty girl who favors the present location ...
|Feb. 18, 1960|
|3x23 The Fishing Trip |
Bentley's friends seem to have dandy times with their sons so this gets Bentley thinking about making Kelly a companion.
|Feb. 25, 1960|
|3x24 The Fortune Cookie Caper |
Peter turns businessman by selling homemade fortune cookies to restaurants and helping in the operation is Kelly who is acting as an assitant.
|Mar. 03, 1960|
|3x25 Kelly and the College Man |
Kelly's latest romance shocks Uncle Bentley after she becomes bored with her high school friends and begins dating an older man.
|Mar. 10, 1960|
|3x26 Kelly, the Career Woman |
Kelly becomes a career woman when she volunteers to help Uncle Bentley in his law office. However, she impedes not speeds up due process of the law.
|Mar. 17, 1960|
|3x27 Bentley's New House |
Bentley's latest case is Sense vs. Sentiment when he wants Kelly and and Peter to throw out all of their useles keepsakes.
|Mar. 24, 1960|
|3x28 Bentley, the Stage Mother |
Kelly wants to be an actress but Uncle Bentley responds with a blunt ""No."" However, the true spirit of ambition prevails.
|Apr. 07, 1960|
|3x29 The Woman's Angle |
Kelly is back to work in Uncle Bentley's office. This time it's because she doesn't want to be treated like a child.
|Apr. 14, 1960|
|3x30 Bentley Meets the Perfect Woman |
Bentley meets the perfect woman but the young lady is dubious about his qualifications and has some interesting ideas about turning him ino the perfect man.
|Apr. 21, 1960|
|3x31 Bentley and the Travel Agent |
Bentley visits a travel agency and loses his head when he schedules a resort vacation for Kelly, a visit to San Francisco for Peter and in a final burst of inspiration, a fishing trip ...
|Apr. 28, 1960|
|3x32 The Very Friendly Witness |
|May. 05, 1960|
|3x33 Bentley and the Blood Bank |
At a Red Cross pep rally, Frank Curtis launches into a wild account of his wartime exploits. His own story a ringing success, he decides to create a similar aura of heroism for Ben ...
|May. 12, 1960|
|3x34 A Man of Importance |
Peter decides to become a man of importance when his girlfriend gives him the brushoff. Bentley hatches a plan to boost his ego.
|May. 19, 1960|
|3x35 Bentley and the Beach Bum |
Kelly is fascinated by a young man who spends all his time at the beach.
|May. 26, 1960|
|3x36 Where There's a Will |
Bentley is about to read the will to a late clients's relatives when the lights go out. When they come on again, the will is gone.
|Jun. 02, 1960|
|3x37 Bentley's Birthday Gift |
Kelly is for an idea for Uncle Bentley's birthday gift so a friend of Bentley's suggests a surprise birthday party instead and offers to help select the guest list from Bentley's little ...
|Jun. 09, 1960|
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