CTVA US Adventure - "Lassie" (Wrather/CBS) season 2 (1955-56) aka - "Jeff's Collie"

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Seasons 1-3 "Jeff's Collie" (syndicated title) (CBS) (12Sept1954 to 1Dec1957)
Season 2 (CBS) (1955-56)
 The  Wrather Corporation
for CBS (Sundays 7:00-7:30pm ET)
Produced by Jack Wrather & Sheldon Leonard
US Family Adventure series
 
 Stories set on the Miller farm in Calveton
 
########### Lassie: Jeff's Collie ############
############ season 02 1955-56 ###############
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CBS Sundays 7:00-7:30 PM Eastern (38 episodes b-w)
Regular Cast:
Tommy Rettig as Jeff Miller (1954-1957)(seasons 1-3)
Jan Clayton as Ellen Miller (1954-1957)(seasons 1-3)
George Cleveland as George "Gramps" Miller (1954-1957)(seasons 1-3)
Semi-Regular Cast:
Donald Keeler as Sylvester "Porky" Brockway (1954-1957)(seasons 1-3)
Richard Garland as Constable Clay Horton
Florence Lake as Jenny the operator

2.01 "The Runt" (09/11/55):
All of Lassie's pups have been given away except for Laddie, the runt, and
she hides him in an abandoned mineshaft to keep him with her.

2.02 "The Pit" (09/18/55):
When Jeff and Porky see pit bull terriers, Gramps suspects illegal dogfights
are being held in the area.

2.03 "The Kittens" (09/25/55):
Jeff and Lassie find a litter of abandoned kittens and are horrified when
Gramps says to leave them alone; that they can't be saved and will probably
starve.

2.04 "The Dog Show" (10/02/55):
Porky enters Lassie in a dog show, where he becomes involved with an abused
basset hound. Joe King: Trevor Bardette. Pokey's Master: Don Beddoe.

2.05 "The School" (10/09/55):

Te new teacher at school forbids pets in the classroom. Miss Vernon: Phyllis
Coates, Spike: Judy Nugent.

2.06 "The Violin" (10/16/55):
Jeff is forced to take violin lessons and tries all sorts of schemes to get
out of them.

2.07 "The Monster": (10/23/55):
There is a weird "monster" in the lake making unearthly noises--but it turns
out to be a displaced seal, which Jeff promptly tries to adopt!

2.08 "The Witch" (10/30/55):
The boys suspect that an eccentric old woman is really a witch.

2.09 "The Wild Duck" (11/06/55):
Jeff finds and nurses a wild duck that he names "Medwick," shot by poachers
on posted land.

2.10 "The Rival" (11/13/55):
Jeff and Gramps are jealous when Clay Horton takes Ellen out on a date.
Clay: Richard Garland. Delivery Boy: Ken Osmond.

2.11 "The Newspaper" (11/20/55):
The boys start printing a newspaper to make themselves some pocket
money--but the material they print gets them into hot water instead.

2.12 "The Clown" (11/27/55):
After an itinerant clown and his dog entertain at a church carnival, the man
is accused of robbing a neighbor.

2.13 "The Twister" (12/04/55):
The Millers batten down the hatches as a severe storm approaches.

2.14 "Gramps' Birthday" (12/11/55):
Jeff and Ellen plan a surprise party for Gramps so well that Gramps feels
neglected on his birthday and "runs away."

2.15 "The Gypsies" (12/18/55):
A gypsy girl and her family camp on the Miller farm, despite neighbors'
reports of thievery.

2.16 "The Gift" (12/25/55):
A television set meant for the Brockways is delivered to the Millers.

2.17 "The Stamp Album" (01/01/56):
In a quest for a valuable stamp, the boys begin quarreling with each other.

2.18 "The Dog Catcher" (01/08/56):
Jeff is horrified at the conditions at the local dog pound and tells the dog
catcher to leave the dogs at the Miller farm until he can find homes for
them.

2.19 "Pokey" (01/15/56):
Matt Brockway says Pokey is useless and tells Porky he is going to give the
dog away. Brockway: Paul Maxey.

2.20 "The Trial" (01/22/56):
When Gramps refuses to sell the farm to nasty Emmet Carey, Edgar Carey
pretends that a barbed wire scratch he got in the barn is Lassie's bite,
figuring the Millers will give up the farm before giving up Lassie. District
Attorney: Robert Cornthwaite. Clay: Richard Garland.

2.21 "The Hawk" (01/29/56):
Jeff and Porky horrify Gramps by trying to tame a red-tailed hawk as a
hunting falcon.

2.22 "The Tree House" (02/05/56):
The boys quarrel over Pokey being able to sleep in their new tree house.

2.23 "The Visitor" (02/12/56):
The Millers welcome a Japanese exchange student--and run into bigotry from a
neighbor who has never gotten over World War II.

2.24 "The Raft" (02/19/56):
The boys' journey on their new raft is hampered by the fact that Porky can't
swim.

2.25 "The Journey" (02/26/56):
When Gramps and Ellen tell him that Lassie is going blind, Jeff takes the
dog on a long journey to find the doctor that can restore her sight.

2.26 "The Vet" (03/04/56):
Jeff decides he wants to be a veterinarian, and his first patient is the
Miller cow.

2.27 "Lassie's Double" (03/11/56):
Ellen accidentally brings home a valuable champion collie from a dog show
rather than Lassie--and is accused of theft!

2.28 "The Child" (03/18/56):
Jeff and Porky, told to babysit little Janie, leave the child with Lassie
while they run to see construction equipment at work, not knowing Janie is
following them.

2.29 "The Leash" (03/25/56):
After a friend's mother is involved in a serious car accident, Jeff becomes
over protective of Lassie. Jenny: Florence Lake.

2.30 "Sunday School" (04/10/56):
Jeff, in charge of collecting money for Sunday School, loses the
contributions and has no way of replacing them.

2.31 "The Deer Hunter" (04/08/56):
Jeff discovers that a new classmate's father is jacklighting deer.

2.32 "Domino" (04/15/56):
A disreputable horse dealer schemes to buy Jeff's colt cheaply by proving to
Gramps that the horse is vicious.

2.33 "The Maurauder" (04/22/56):
One of Lassie's puppies, Comet, mistreated by its owner, has turned wild.

2.34 "The Calf" (04/29/56):
Jeff and Porky raise a calf they dub "Outboard" in honor of the motor they
plan to buy when they sell it--but they don't count on becoming attached to
the animal.

2.35 "The Crop Duster" (05/06/56):
Gramps' blames Lassie's son Laddie's illness on the spray used by a local
crop duster.

2.36 "War Dog" (05/13/56):
Jeff persuades a neighbor to buy a rehabilitated war dog, only to have the
dog exhibit aggressive behavior. Joe Brown: James Griffith.

2.37 "The Haircut" (05/20/56):
Ellen battles with Jeff to go get a haircut--until the unexpected happens.

2.38 "Diane" (05/27/56):
Jeff and Porky quarrel over a new girl in town, who is happily playing one boy off another!

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