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Angel (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox,  Robert Leszczak
references:
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ANGEL
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Burlingame Productions, Inc. filmed at Desilu Studios
for
CBS (Thursday 9:00pm EST) (orig. run)(6Oct60 - Jun61)
CBS (Wednesdays 9:00pm EST) (reruns)(21Jun61-20Sep61)
Produced by Jess Oppenheimer, Edward H. Feldman

US Comedy series 1960-61  33 episodes x 30 min bw film
starring
Annie Fargé as Angel Smith
Marshall Thompson as John Smith
Doris Singleton as Susie, neighbor
Don Keefer as George
Premise:
Tribulations of a young American Architect with a charming but
scatterbrained French wife.

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CBS Thursdays 9:00 pm Eastern / later moved to Wednesdays
release date 06Oct60

1.01 Angel: (pilot episode)
(copyright date: 5Oct60)
06Oct60 CBS Thur
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Maurice Marsac .... Martland
Marc Cavell ....... Grocery Boy
Synopsis:
[DEBUT] Angel's a French girl who has married an American architect,
and in this filmed half-hour series she tries to learn the ways of a U.S.
housewife. Tonight she encounters a supermarket. [TA]

1.02 Angel: VOTING CAN BE FUN (copyright title)
(copyright date: 12Oct60)
13Oct60 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Joseph Kearns ..... Mr. Gregson
Synopsis:
Angel's excited about American elections. So excited that she turns her
house into an election-day polling place. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
It's election time, and Angel's made the house a polling place. [RF]
 
1.03 Angel: THE EASY TOUCH (copyright title) aka ANGEL AND THE CON MEN
(copyright date: 19Oct60)
20Oct60 CBS possible airdate
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
With:
Doris Singleton .......Susie, neighbor (recurring)
Don Megowan .......... Dick (recurring)
Guest cast:
Al Hodge ............. Doug
Lyle Talbot,
Al Hodge.
Synopsis:
John tries to teach Angel how to recognize a con artist.
Synopsis 2:
Angel falls for the line of some local roofers and has the roof redone. When leaks
spring up all over the house, Mr. Smith considers calling the police to have them
arrested. It's later found out that Mr. Smith is the culprit as he damaged the
roof initially by installing a TV antenna. [RL]

1.04 Angel: THE MAID (copyright title)
(copyright date: 02Nov60)
03Nov60 CBS possible airdate
Guest cast:
Howard McNear ...... Mr. Hopkins
Minnie Crawford .... Maid
Synopsis:
Angel becomes her own French maid, uniform and all.

1.05 Angel: ANGEL'S TEMPER (copyright & broadcast title)
(copyright date: 09Nov60)
10Nov60 CBS Thurs (rerun 21Jun61 CBS Wed 9:00pm)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest Cast:
Howard Wendell ..... Mr. Blake
Dayton Lummis ...... Mr. Mathews
Rusty Stevens ...... John
John Eimen ......... Eddie
Phil Phillips ...... Harold
Joe Besser ......... Dad
Betty Treadville ... Cleaning Woman
Synopsis:
Angel is irritated when John is called away just as they are all set
for their big day at the art museum and picnic lunch.

1.06 Angel: DEMOCRACY (copyright title)
(copyright date: 16Nov60)
17Nov60 CBS possible airdate
*************** no synopsis ****************

1.07 Angel: THE TRUSTING WIFE (copyright title) [verified -RL]
(copyright date: 23Nov60) 24Nov60 CBS possible airdate
Written by Bill Davenport
Directed by Ezra Stone
Guest cast
Veola Vonn .......... Lola Valdez
Rolfe Sedan .......... Jean
Edgar Barrier
Norman Alden ......... Wild Bill
Ted Marlin ........... Waiter
Paula Lane
John Clark
Synopsis:
When Johnny gets to design a home for sexy movie star Lola Valdez, Angel claims to be a "trusting wife."
However, because of Lola's reputation as a homewrecker, Angel tries to wreck the home that's being built. [RL]
Synopsis:
Angel suspects the worst when John designs a new home for an actress. [RF]

1.08 Angel: THE CONTEST (copyright title)
(copyright date: 30Nov60)
31Nov60 CBS possible airdate
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Catherine McLeod ... Marion
Shirley Mitchell ... Blanche
Howard Wendell ..... Mr. Blake
Harry Shannon ...... Mr. Peyson
Synopsis:
Angel and her friends pool their talents for a contest.

1.09 Angel: THE DRIVING LESSON (copyright title)
(copyright date: 07Dec60)
08Dec60 CBS possible airdate
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Jonathan Hole ...... Mr. Davis
Synopsis:
John's teaching Angel how to drive.

1.10 Angel: THE VALEDICTORIAN (copyright title)
(copyright date: 14Dec60)
15Dec60 CBS possible airdate
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest Cast:
Bella Bruck ........ Mrs. Spiegelman
*************** no synopsis ****************


1.11 Angel: THE MUSEUM (copyright title)
(copyright date: 21Dec60)
22Dec60 CBS Thurs
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Howard Wendell ..... Mr. Blake
Dayton Lummis ...... Mr. Mathews
Rusty Stevens ...... John
John Eimen ......... Eddie
Synopsis:
Angel and John are all set for a big day at the art museum: picnic
lunch and all that. When John is called away on business the irritated
Angel decides to go it alone - museum, picnic lunch, the works. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Angel feels pushed aside when John is called away on business. [RF]

1.12 Angel: TOGETHERNESS (copyright title)
(copyright date: 28Dec60)
original airdate not known - possibly 29Dec60
*************** no synopsis ****************

1.13 Angel: THE GOAT DOG (copyright title) [verified -RL]
(copyright date: 04Jan61) original airdate not known - possibly 05Jan61
Written by Arthur Alsberg
Directed by Ezra Stone
Guest cast:
Alan Reed ........... Sidney Pritchard
Sam Hearn ............ Fisher
Sarah Selby
Marge Redmond ........ Mildred
Bennett Green
Synopsis:
Angel's Uncle Jacques in Paris has sent the newlywed couple a wedding present - A Goat!. Johnny wants to get rid of
the animal, but Angel feels bad about giving away the gift and tries to pass the goat off as a dog. Of course, this
doesn't work out too well and the Smiths find themselves in trouble with the zoning commissioner, Sidney Pritchard. [RL]
Synopsis:
Angel's filled with anticipation over a visiting uncle's surprise. [RF]

1.14 Angel: THE DOWRY (copyright title)
(copyright date: 18Jan61)
19Jan61 CBS Thurs
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Chet Stratton ....... Lucienne
Louis Mercer ........ Papa
Frederic Roberto .... Sultan
Josette Banzet ...... Salome
Synopsis 1:
It's the French custom for a bride to have dowry, but Angel's dismayed
to find her father didn't give one to John. There's only one solution
- take a job and earn the money secretly. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Angel's upset when she learns that John didn't collect a dowry from her
papa. [RF]

1.15 Angel: HAPPY MARRIAGE (copyright title)
(copyright date 25Jan61)
26Jan61 CBS Thurs (rerun 26Jul61)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
guest cast:
Shirley Mitchell .... Blanche
Kenneth McDonald .... Ted Nix
Stafford Repp ........ Hal
Synopsis:
Each morning Angel merrily prepares breakfast for hubby John. It's her
wifely duty and a joy to perform - until she learns that American
housewives consider the custom quaint. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Susie advises Angel on how to keep a marriage happy. [RF]

1.16 Angel: THE JOINT BANK ACCOUNT (copyright title)
(copyright date: 01Feb61)
original airdate not known - possibly 02Feb61 (Network rerun 02Aug61)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
guest cast:
Robert Duggan ...... Cashier
Stanley Farrar ..... Mr. Park
Synopsis:
Angel and Johnny have something new - a joint checking account. Angel's
just crazy about this unique way of paying bills. In fact, she's even
paying her bus fare by check. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Angel tries to stop John from investing in mining stock. [RF]

1.17 Angel: CALL ME MOTHER (copyright & broadcast title)
(copyright date: 08Feb61)
09Feb61 CBS Thurs (Network Rerun 28Jun61)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest Cast:
Madge Blake ........ Mother
Minerva Urecal ..... Maid
Synopsis:
John's mother is coming to visit, and Angel is delighted. But Susie predicts
there'll be trouble, George predicts there'll be trouble, and now John's mother
calls up and says she ought not come - there might be trouble. [TA]

1.18 Angel: THE SECOND MARRIAGE (copyright title)
(copyright date: 15Feb61)
original airdate not known - possibly 16Feb61
Guest cast:
Hanley Stafford ..... Mr. Corwin
Synopsis:
John makes plans for the church wedding he didn't have. [RF]

1.19 Angel: THE FRENCH LESSON (copyright title)
(copyright date: 22Feb61)
original airdate not known - possibly 23Feb61
Guest cast:
James Garner ........ Angel's French Student
Ray Walker .......... Barney
Synopsis:
Angel's new French student proves to be more than a handful. [RF]

1.20 Angel: LITTLE WHITE LIES (copyright title) [verified -RL]
(copyright date: 01Mar61)
original airdate not known - possibly 2Mar61
Written by Joe Quillan
Directed by Ezra Stone
Guest cast
Hanley Stafford ..... Mr. Corwin
Bella Bruck ......... Mrs. Spiegelman
Jack Tesler ......... Mr. Spiegelman
Synopsis:
Against Angel's wishes, Johnny tells a "little white lie" to his boss, Mr. Corwin, so that he and neighbor George
(Don Keefer) can go to the fights. Well, that one little white lie mushrooms into a string of white lies causing
Johnny to eventually have to miss out on the big bout. [RL]
Synopsis:
Boss problems begin when John lies about a visit from Angel's mother. [RF]

1.21 Angel: HOUSE GUESTS (copyright title)
(copyright date: 08Mar61)
09Mar61 CBS Thurs
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Synopsis:
Susie and George are having their home redecorated, so Angel
invites them to move into her house until the work is completed.
John is anything but overjoyed about the invitation. [RF]

[--] 16Mar61 preempted for "The Light That Failed"
Breck Showcase Special starring Richard Basehart.


1.22 Angel: PHONE FUN (copyright title)
(copyright date: 22Mar61)
original airdate not known - possibly 23Mar61 (rerun 20Sep61)
Guest Cast:
Lou Krugman ......... Mr. O'Grady
Peter Leeds ......... Man on Phone
John Eldredge ....... Mr. Harrison
Jeanne Manet ........ Mrs. Harrison
Dave Ketchum ........ Repairman
Jerome Loden ........ Cab Driver
Synopsis:
Angel is standing up for her rights. First she won't pay the cleaner
because he ruined her table cloth. Then she won't pay the phone bill
- the phone company says she made a phonne call to San Diego - she
says she didn't. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Angel battles the phone company to prove she didn't make a
long-distance call. [RF]

1.23 Angel: THE INSURANCE POLICY (copyright title)
(copyright date: 29Mar61)
original airdate not known - possibly 30Mar61
*************** no synopsis ****************


1.24 Angel: THE DENTIST (copyright title)
copyright date: 5Apr61;
original airdate not known - possibly 6Apr61
Guest cast:
Parley Baer .......... Dr. Matthews
Maudie Prickett ...... Miss Richman
Frank Wilcox ......... Judge
Alan Ray ............. Bailiff
Synopsis 1:
When the dentist charges her for a missed appointment, Angel
decides to retaliate by charging him. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Angel concocts a plan to get even with her bill-happy dentist. [RF]

1.25 [--] Angel: THE HONEST MAN (copyright title)
(copyright date: 12Apr61)
13Apr61 CBS Thur
Guest cast:
Frank Nelson ........ Ruggles
Olan Soule .......... Neeley
Hal D. Dawson ....... Old Man
Bob Hastings ........ Young Man
Kathie Browne ....... Young Lady
Synopsis:
Angel runs a classified ad after finding some money on the sidewalk.
The rightful owner soon appears to claim the cash. Then another appears,
then another and another. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Angel advertises to find the owner of the money she found. [RF]

1.26 [--] Angel: UNPOPULAR MECHANICS (copyright title)
(copyright date: 14Apr61)
19Apr61 CBS Wed
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
guest cast:
Gale Gordon ......... Mr. Johnson
Synopsis:
Mr. Johnson, John's boss, buys an expensive car as a present for his
wife and leaves it in John's garage. Angel and Susie plan to sneak off
for a drive - and crash into the garage instead. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
How to tell the boss that Angel just wrecked his new car? [RF]

1.27 Angel: THE GUIDED TOUR (copyright title)
(copyright date: 21Apr61)
26Apr61 CBS Wed
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Bella Bruck ......... Mrs. Spiegelman
Gail Bonney ......... Mrs. Jackson
Dorothy Love ........ Mrs. Harris
Synopsis:
Angel hears that two people from John's office will be sent to Paris.
She snoops sufficiently to discover that John in one of them, and
gleefully assumes she will be included on the jaunt. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Angel fumes when she learns John is being sent to Paris without her. [RF]

1.28 Angel: THE LITTLE LEAGUER (copyright title)
(copyright date: 28Apr61)
original airdate not known - possibly 03May61
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Dennis Holmes ....... Chuckie
Bill Irwin .......... Coach
Synopsis:
Angel gets John to help Chuckie improve his baseball playing. [RF]

1.29 Angel: THE TRAILER (copyright title)
10May61 CBS Wed (copyright date: 05May61)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
guest cast:
Bernard Kates ....... Rudy
Ross Elliott ........ Dave
Buddy Lewis ......... Sincere Sidney
Synopsis:
Angel, thinking she has won a house trailer, has actually been duped
into signing a contract for payment. John seeks a lawyer but stops short
when he gets another surprise - a more expensive model is delivered by
mistake. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
John tries to get out of a contract Angel was tricked into signing. [RF]

1.30 Angel: GOODBYE, YOUNG LOVERS (copyright title)
copyright date: 12May61;
original airdate not known - possibly 17May61
*************** no synopsis ****************

1.31 Angel: ANGEL OF MERCY (copyright title)
copyright date: 19May61
original airdate not known - possibly 24May61
*************** no synopsis ****************

1.32 Angel: THE WEDDING (copyright title)
07Jun61 CBS Wed (copyright date: 02Jun61)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Lamont Johnson ....... Laszlo
Benny Rubin .......... Oscar
Ned Glass ............ Official
Synopsis 1:
John and Angel plan to get married the second they step off the boat in
America. But Angel discovers she has lost her passport, and must remain
at the customs office until she finds it. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
John recalls his wedding day. [RF]

1.33 Angel: PROMISE TO A FRIEND (copyright title)
14Jun61 CBS Wed (copyright date: 09Jun61)
Starring: Annie Fargé (as Angel), Marshall Thompson (as John)
Guest cast:
Erika Peters ......... Erika
Jesse White .......... Max
Ben Welden ........... Phil
Lou Merrill .......... Artie
Richard Reeves ....... Bartender
Louise Lorimer ....... Mrs. Sheldon
Larry Marshall ....... Messenger
Terry Sue Heide ...... Girl in Nightclub
Synopsis:
Angel agrees to do her friend Erika a favor and take her job for an
evening - as a scantily clad cigarette girl in a night club. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Angel takes a friend's job for an evening as a cigarette girl. [RF]
 
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Summer Reruns CBS Wednesdays 9:00pm (21Jun61-20Sep61)
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[--] 21Jun61 rerun of #1.5 "Angels Temper" (possibly from 10Nov60)
[--] 28Jun61 rerun of #1.17 "Call Me Mother" (from 09Feb61)
[--] 02Aug61 rerun of #1.16 "The Joint Bank Acccount" (possibly from 02Feb61)
[--] 26Jul61 rerun of #1.15 "Happy Marriage" (first aired 26Jan61)
[--] 20Sep61 rerun of #1.22 "Phone Fun" (first aired 23Mar61)


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Unknown episodes/airdates

[--] Angel: DENNIS GOES TO CAMP (1960) - no details
[--] Angel: THE DINNER PARTY (1960) - no details
 
[--] Angel: Unknown title
Guest cast:
Gerald Trump ......... Larry
Synopsis:
Taking a cue from John, Angel sharpens her skills at pool. [RF]

[--] Angel: Unknown title
Guest cast:
George Tobias ........ Mr. Kroenig
William Lantean ...... Mr. Vance
Bella Bruck .......... Mrs. Spiegelman
Argentina Brunetti ... Mrs. Giavanno
Synopsis:
Angel decides to use a tape recorder to improve her English. [RF]

[--] Angel: Unknown title
Guest cast:
Alice Pearce ......... Cassie
Lester Matthews ...... Charlie
Terence DeMarney ..... Herbert
Alan Hewitt .......... Mr. Clyde
Jan Arvan ............ Maitre D'
Synopsis:
Angel's house becomes a hotel when she offers a waitress a job and the
woman's family moves in. [RF]

[--] Angel: Unknown title
Guest cast:
Mel Blanc ............ Salesman
Bob Okazaki .......... Gardener
Synopsis:
A poker game takes a bad turn when Angel loses her temper. [RF]

[--] Angel: Unknown title
Guest cast:
Willard Waterman ..... Mr. Jasper
Jack Albertson ....... Pitchman
Fred Sherman ......... Drunk
Catherine McLeod ..... Marion
Synopsis:
Citizen Angel vs. a contractor when she tries to halt construction on
an apartment house. [RF]

[--] Angel: Unknown title
Guest cast:
Tommy Kirk ........... Harold
Denise Alexander ..... Nancy
Jack Perkins ......... Mr. Morgan
Dorothy Kingston ..... Mrs. Morgan
Synopsis:
Angel tries discouraging Harold who has flipped over her. [RF]
 

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