CTVA US Comedy - " Beulah" (Roland Reed/ABC) (1950-53) Sitcom

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#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel - The Beulah Show 1/5 (1952) 
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 2/5 (1952)
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 3/5 (1952)
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 4/5 (1952)
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 5/5 (1952)

Beulah (1950-53)
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent,  R. B. Huggins, Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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BEULAH
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Roland Reed production
for
ABC (Tuesdays 7:30 pm EST) (all 3 seasons)
Produced by Tom McKnight

US Comedy/Drama series 1950-53  78 episodes x 30 min
3Oct50 - 22Sep53
Starring: (season 1 1950-51)
Ethel Waters as Beulah #1 (1950-1951) (39 episodes)
William Post, Jr as Harry Henderson #1 (1950-1951)
Ginger Jones as Alice Henderson #1 (1950-1951)
Clifford Sales as Donnie Henderson #1 (1950-1951)
Butterfly McQueen as Oriole #1 (1950-1951)
Percy (Bud) Harris as Bill Jackson #1 (1950-1951)
Dooley Wilson as Bill Jackson #2 (1951-1951)
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Starring: (seasons 2 & 3 1952-53)
 Louise Beavers as Beulah #2 (1952-1953)  (entry 01Apr52)(33  episodes)
Hattie McDaniel
as Beulah #3  (July-Aug1952 )( 6 episodes)

David Bruce as Harry Henderson #2 (1952-1953)
Jane Frazee as Alice Henderson #2 (1952-1953)
Stuffy Singer as Donnie Henderson #2 (1952-1953)
Ruby Dandridge as Oriole #2 (1952-1953)
Ernest Whitman as Bill Jackson #3 (1952-1953)

################## Beulah ####################
############## season 1 1950-51 ##############
##############################################
    ABC Tuesdays 7:30 pm Eastern
39 episodes October 1950 through June 1951
Starring Ethel Waters as Beulah #1

1.1 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S SOUTHERN COOKING (premiere episode)
03-Oct-1950 ABC Tue
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah hires a handsome butler to make Bill jealous. [JB]
Review:
--Excerpt from 4-Oct-1950 New York Times review:
The first story told of Beulah making the arrangements for a dinner
which Mr. Harry was to give for an important business acquaintance.
This led to complications with her boy friend, Bill, who ultimately
became jealous, etc., etc. But just as the business acquaintance is
ready to leave in a fit of anger, he smells one of Beulah's Mississippi
dinners and there is a hapy ending. The dialogue, however, was hardly
original. There were the calculated mistakes in grammar most commongly
identified with minstrel shows, the implication that some of the
characters seldom thought of anything but the opposite sex and the
studied condescension of Mr. Harry and his wife to the foibles of the
kitchen staff. To that extent the program was not very modern. [TA]


1.2 [--] Beulah: HARRY'S BIRTHDAY
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Alice invites the Fishers to dinner not knowing that Harry has sold
the old furniture to please her. [JB]

1.3 [--] Beulah: THE LUCKY SUIT
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Alice sends Harry’s lucky suit to Bill for repair. While bill is out
of the shop, Oriole sells the suit to a plumber. [JB]

1.4 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND POLITICS
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
When Harry writes an anonymous letter to the newspaper criticizing the
mayor and the city council, Beulah finds herself involved in the political
controversy. [JB]
(Synd. rerun: 16Mar59 WABC-7, NYC, Monday 8:30am) [TA]

1.5 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S ELOPEMENT
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah plans to leave the Hendersons when she overhears a conversation
concerning family finances. [JB]

1.6 [--] Beulah: HARRY'S RIVAL
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
When Alice’s old boyfriend comes to town, Beulah is assigned to get rid
of him. [JB]

1.7 [--] Beulah: THE BIG SURPRISE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah and Alice decide to subject themselves to some rugged beauty
treatments. [JB]

1.8 [--] Beulah: SILENT PARTNER
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill advertises in the newspaper for a partner to manufacture mousetraps.
Without Bill’s knowing it Beulah becomes his partner. [JB]

1.9 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE HEALTH FANATIC
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
A health fanatic visits the Hendersons and introduces a rigid diet.
But he sees Bill’s dinner that Beulah prepared and cannot resist eating it. [JB]

1.10 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE REAL ESTATE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Harry, in attempting to buy property for a hunting club discovers his
family and Beulah are pretty good assistants. [JB]

1.11 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S FINE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah gets a ticket for illegal parking and Harry plans to use this
in a case against the city for more parking spaces. Beulah saves the
day by paying the fine. [JB]

1.12 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S DECISION
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
One of Harry’s clients tries to take Beulah away from the Hendersons. [JB]

1.13 [--] Beulah: BEULAH MEETS THE EEL
(1950-51)
(onscreen title for the following episode: “The Beulah Show”)
Source:
Falcon Picture Group DVD – Catalog # 2005 – “1950s TV’s Greatest Comedies” [RBH]
Written by Harry Clork and James Hill
Directed by Jack Reynolds
A Pictorial Production
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Cast:
William Post, Jr. ..... Harry
Gingr Jones ......... Alice
(credits show “Gingr” rather than “Ginger”)
Butterfly McQueen ..... Oriole
Bud Harris ............ Bill
Clifford Sales ........ Donnie
Arthur Kohl ........... Mr. Landry
Boris Aplon ........... The Eel
Casey Allen ........... Policeman
Louis Van Rooten ...... Mr. Rogers
Synopsis 1:
Harry hires Bill to protect the house against a notorious prowler. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Mr. Henderson brings $1,500 in cash home. A robber nicknamed “The Eel”
is on the prowl in the neighborhood. Beulah hides the money in a
“safe place.” [RBH]

1.14 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE BOXER
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Harry and Bill buy a fighter, but Alice and Beulah bet money on his
opponent. [JB]

1.15 [--] Beulah: BEULAH GETS A FUR COAT
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill decides to give Beulah a silver-fox coat when Alice receives one
from Harry. [JB]

1.16 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE CONTEST
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah comes to the rescue when Harry finds himself overdrawn at the bank.

1.17 [--] Beulah: MARRIAGE BUREAU
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill sets himself up as a matrimonial agent and tries to interest a local
yokel in Oriole. [JB]

1.18 [--] Beulah: HOUSE FOR SALE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
The Henderson’s decide to sell their house, but Harry changes his mind
when a customer agrees to buy it. [JB]
 
1.19 [--] Beulah: BILL'S FIGHT FIX
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
When Bill refuses to fight a man who has insulted Beulah, Donnie hires
a man for a put-up fight. [JB]

1.20 [--] Beulah: BILL BECOMES A BAKER
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill, jealous of a cook he knows, enters a cake contest. [JB]

1.21 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S HIDDEN TREASURE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Alice and Beulah find a note in an old desk that they believe is a lead
to a secret treasure. [JB]

1.22 [--] Beulah: REDUCING EXPERT
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill joins a reducing expert in opening a reducing school. [JB]

1.23 [--] Beulah: BILL THE BABYSITTER [verified -RL]
(1950-51)
Sponsored by Proctor and Gamble
Written by Harry Clork and James Hill
Directed by James Tinling
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Guest cast
William Post, Jr. ...... Harry
Gingr Jones ............ Alice
Jack Hartley ........... George Dunston
Lynne Bau .............. Effie
Bill Smith ............. Dinsmore Sprague
Pert Kelton ............ Clara Dunston
Synopsis:
Bill becomes a babysitter when the Hendersons take out a would-be client
of Harry’s. [JB]

1.24 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE SHOP
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill wants to exchange the fix-it shop for a restaurant in New York. [JB]

1.25 [--] Beulah: THE MAGICIAN
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill wins the equipment of a magician in a card game and is asked by Donnie
to perform his tricks at a birthday party. [JB]

1.26 [--] Beulah: KING AND QUEEN
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Bill wants to be crowned king of annual carnival. In order to meet the
leader of the carnival he dates the leader’s young niece. [JB]

1.27 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE MOTOR
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah buys Bill a motor for his fix-it shop. But Buzzy Roberts takes the motor
away. [JB]

1.28 [--] Beulah: THE RUNAWAYS
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
When Donnie decides to runaway from home, Bill joins him. [JB]

1.29 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S SURPRISE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah plans to visit her Aunt Lucy, but Donnie gets hurt and spoils her plans. [JB]

1.30 [--] Beulah: DONNIE AND THE BOARDING SCHOOL
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Donnie decides he wants to go to boarding school. Alice doesn’t think it
is a good idea. [JB]

1.31 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S GOOD DEED
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
A friend of Bill’s is out of work and, unless he finds a job, his granddaughter
will be taken away. [JB]

1.32 [--] Beulah: CHARMIN' BILL
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
In order to impress a member of society, Beulah hires a charm professor
for Bill. [JB]

1.33 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S REFORM PLAN
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
When a friend’s son gets mixed up with a delinquent, Beulah tries to reform him. [JB]

1.34 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE STOCK MARKET
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Guest cast:
Ernest Whitman ....... Bill
Jane Frazee .......... Alice
Synopsis 1:
Harry pokes fun at Alice when he learns she is taking a course on
the stockmarket. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Harry ridicules Alice for taking a course on the stock market. [RF]

1.35 [--] Beulah: BEULAH MEETS AUNT MILDRED
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis 1:
The Henderson household is turned topsy-turvy when Harry’s “efficient” aunt
visits. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
When Harry develops stomach trouble, Aunt Mildred comes to care for him and
decides to change routines. [JB]

1.36 [--] Beulah: PUPPY LOVE
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Donnie falls in love with the little girl of a couple whom the Henderson’s
dislike. [JB]

1.37 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE HONEYMOONERS
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
Beulah invites a honeymoon couple to dinner to impress Bill with married
happiness. [JB]

1.38 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE STUFFED SHIRTS
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis 1:
Bill becomes interested in culture when he learns of the cultural
interests of a client. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Beulah again tries to interest Bill in culture, but his main interest
is to get the contract from Mrs. Chandler to repair peanut machines. [JB]

1.39 [--] Beulah: THE PLAY
(1950-51)
Starring: Ethel Waters (as Beulah #1)
Synopsis:
When Alice and Beulah join the cast of a local play, the boys devise
a plan to make them quit. [JB]
(end of the first 39 episodes starring Ethel Waters)

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First 39 episodes repeated July 1951 through March 1952.


################## Beulah ####################
############## season 2 1951-52 ##############
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ABC Tuesdays 7:30 pm Eastern
Starring: Louise Beevers as Beulah #2

2.1 [--] Beulah: LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
01Apr52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 30Dec52)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2 (entry episode)
Synopsis:
A new family moves in across the street and the newcomer’s son
and young Donnie whale the daylights out of each other. [JB]

2.2 [--] Beulah: THE CARDBOARD CHAMPION
08Apr52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 06Jan53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Bill decides to become a fighter, and Beulah acts as his trainer. [JB]

2.3 [--] Beulah: BEULAH'S HORSE GIVES A ROUGH RIDE (aka BEULAH'S HORSE)
15Apr52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 13Jan53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Beulah goes a mad gallop when she enlists the aid of boy friend Bill
in securing a horse for Donnie’s Boy Scout hayride. [JB]

2.4 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE YOUNG LAWYER
22Apr52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 20Jan53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Beulah tries to provide a case for a not-too-successful lawyer. [JB]

2.5 [--] Beulah: THE CAMPING TRIP
29Apr52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 27Jan53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Beulah proves she is the outdoors type when misadventure, mismanagement
and mistakes dog the family camping trip. [JB]

2.6 [--] Beulah: BILL'S BABY
06May52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 03Feb53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Bill finds a baby in a carriage left in his fixit shop. [JB]

2.7 [--] Beulah: FIRE PREVENTION
13May52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 10Feb53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
The Henderson household is upset by a series of neighborhood fires which
cost Mr. Henderson’s insurance company a pretty penny. Mr. Henderson
organizes the school children into fire prevention brigades. [JB]

2.8 [--] Beulah: SECOND WEDDING [verified -RL]
20May52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 17Feb53)
Directed by Abby Berlin
Written by Warren Wilson
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Guest cast
Jack Mufhall
Ruth Robinson
Madge Blake
Bob Cherry
Synopsis:
Oriole convinces Beulah that the Hendersons are headed for divorce. [JB]

2.9 [--] Beulah: BEULAH GETS HER MAN
27May52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 24Feb53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis 1:
Beulah tries to make Bill jealous by bragging of her friendship with a
famous diplomat. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
To make her boyfriend Bill jealous, Beulah brags about being a close friend
of a famous diplomat. The diplomat comes to town and Beulah needled by Bill,
has to prove her wild claims. She turns on her diplomacy, the diplomat is
quick to recognize superior tactics, the Kitchen Napoleon, once again is
triumphant. [JB]

2.10 [--] Beulah: BILL'S BIRTHDAY BLUES
03Jun52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 03Mar53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis 1:
Beulah buys Bill an old car for his birthday, but is unaware that a
gang of robbers also want the car. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Beulah buys an old Cadillac for Bill’s birthday and trouble starts
when the car turns out to be hot with stolen loot still in the back seat. [JB]

2.11 [--] Beulah: NEW ARRIVAL [verified -RL]
10Jun52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 10Mar53)
Directed by Richard Bare
Written by Harry Clork and James Hill
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Guest cast
Arthur O'Brian
Margie Liszt
Clark Howet
Lois Hall
Synopsis:
Beulah draws her own conclusions when she see young Johnny with a baby buggy
and Mrs. Henderson tells her that she has a secret from her husband.
Beulah then plans a baby shower. [JB]

2.12 [--] Beulah: DONNIE GETS INTO POLITICS
17Jun52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 17Mar53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Beulah’s cookies are used as ammunition when Donnie decides to run for
president of his school. [JB]

2.13 [--] Beulah: MARRIAGE RACKET
24Jun52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 24Mar53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Bill proposes to Beulah and agrees to meet her at the license bureau.
When he is late for his appointment things are complicated by the arrival
of a shady character who fills Beulah with suspicions about Bill’s past. [JB]

2.14 [--] Beulah: TEMPORARY GENIUS
01Jul52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 31Mar53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Donnie wins first prize in his school art class with a painting that
Bill copied from an art catalogue. [JB]

2.15 [--] Beulah: ALICE AND THE ACTOR
08Jul52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 07Apr53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Beulah saves the Henderson family from being “taken” by a self-styled drama
coach who tells Alice she has acting talent. [JB]

2.16 [--] Beulah: HOME SWEET HOME
15Jul52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 14Apr53)
Starring: Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis:
Beulah has trouble trying to convince Bill of the joys of wedded bliss. [JB]

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Hattie McDanie takes over the role of Beulah (ABC Tuesdays 22July52-Aug 1952)
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2.17 [--] Beulah: DONNIE GOES TO WORK
22Jul52 ABC Tue
Starring: Hattie McDaniel as Beulah #3
Donnie agrees to act as a salesman for Bill’s invention. [JB]
(possibly preempted for "Democratic Convention") [JB]

2.18 [--] Beulah: DONNIE AND THE DOGS
29Jul52 ABC Tue
Starring: Hattie McDaniel as Beulah #3
Donnie’s parents refuse to allow him to keep a dog. Beulah tries to convince
them otherwise. [JB]

2.19 [--] Beulah: THE WALTZ [UCLA] [verified -RL]
(aka "Beulah and the Dance Teacher" also aka "Donnie’s Dance Date")
05Aug52 ABC Tue
Roland Reed production
Produced by Tom McKnight
Written Ann McLellan Hunter
Directed by Richard Bare
Editor, Thomas Neff; photography Walter Strenge.
Starring: Hattie McDaniel as Beulah #3
With recurring cast:
Ernest Whitman (as Bill Jackson #3), David Bruce (as Harry Henderson #2)
Ruby Dandridge (as Oriole #2), Jane Frazee (as Alice Henderson #2)
Stuffy Singer (as Donnie Henderson #2)
Guest Cast:
Sherry Anne Atkins,
Iva Belle Clark,
Emory Parnell,
Ann O'Neal.
Synopsis 1:
Bill and Beulah decide to tech Donnie how to dance. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Mr. and Mrs. Henderson are worried about son Donnie's social skills.
He just doesn't seem to be able to get a handle on how to dance, and
the big dance class party is approaching. Beulah and Bill fix that
by teaching him to dance--not the stuffy dances he's learning in
class, but jive. When Donnie's date has to cancel out, Beulah arranges
for another date, but the new date is a few years older than Donnie.
In any event, when they arrive at the dance, Donnie and his date dance
up a storm and the teacher is duly shocked. [UCLA]
Synopsis 3:
Little Donnie has a dance coming up, and his dance instructor is teaching him
to dance to some of the squarest music known to man. Beulah and Bill
try to liven things up by teaching him to dance to their rhythm and blues
records. When these dance steps and this music is presented at the dance,
the society types present take offense, much to the embarrassment of the
Hendersons. [RL]

2.20 [--] Beulah: BEULAH GOES GARDENING [verified -RL]
12Aug52 ABC Tue
 #2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel - The Beulah Show 1/5 (1952) 
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 2/5 (1952)
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 3/5 (1952)
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 4/5 (1952)
#2.20 Beulah Goes Gardening - starring Hattie McDaniel -
The Beulah Show 5/5 (1952)

Sponsored by Hotpoint
Starring: Hattie McDaniel as Beulah #3
Directed by Richard Bare
Written by Nathaniel Curtis
Guest cast
Ernest Whitman
David Bruce
Ruby Dandridge
Jane Frazee
Stuffy Singer
Rodney Bell
Robert Cherry
Sam Flint
Synopsis 1:
In an effort to economize, each member of the Henderson household is assigned
a chore. Beulah winds up doing them all. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Miss First of the Henderson household, volunteers to doctor Henry’s pet rose
bush; Beulah becomes distressed and the Henderson’s impressed, as the plant
changes size, color, shape and everything under her mysterious ministrations. [JB]
Synopsis 3:
To trim expenses, Mr. Henderson fires the gardener and vows to mow the lawn
himself, let his wife water the yard, and son weed the plants. However, when
all of them wind up having other plans, the chores go to Beulah. Trouble ensues
when Beulah tries to save Mr. Henderson's dying rosebush She and
Bill dig it up to bring it in to an expert to be analyzed, but confusion reigns, and
the bush is sold. Beulah and Bill then try to get the bush back before Mr. Henderson
notices. [RL]

2.21 [--] Beulah: THE GREAT CAKE
19Aug52 ABC Tue
Starring: Hattie McDaniel as Beulah #3
Synopsis 1:
Beulah enters a cake-baking contest to get Bill to propose. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Beulah gets helped for a change when members of the Henderson household
take it upon themselves to improve on her entry of “The Great Cake” for
the local fair competition. [JB]

2.22 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE BANK
26Aug52 ABC Tue
Starring: Hattie McDaniel as Beulah #3
Donnie wants to borrow $6 from the bank but gets $1000 by mistake. [JB]

################## Beulah ####################
############## season 3 1952-53 ##############
################ (final season) ##############
ABC Tuesdays 7:30 pm Eastern
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah

3.1 [--] Beulah: DONNIE JOINS THE CIRCUS
02Sep52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 21Apr53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Donnie joins the circus to the consternation of the family. [JB]

3.2 [--] Beulah: HEALTH HYSTERIA HITS THE HENDERSON HOUSEHOLD
09Sep52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 28Apr53 ABC Tue)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
When a cold epidemic strikes town, Harry Henderson enforces a strict regime
on his household. [JB]

3.3 [--] Beulah: HARRY RAISES CHINCHILLAS
16Sep52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 05May53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Harry Henderson meets a major obstacle when he and Bill buy a pair of
chinchillas for $900. [JB]

3.4 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE AIRPLANE
23Sep52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 12May53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Harry Henderson and Bill put a down payment on an airplane, much to the
chagrin of Beulah and Alice Henderson. [JB]

3.5 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE COWBOY
30Sep52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 19May53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Donnie hero-worships a cowboy who comes to town and Harry falls in his
esteem. [JB]

3.6 [--] Beulah: LUCKY NUMBER
07Oct52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 26May53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
A small pig invades the Henderson household to the consternation of all. [JB]

3.7 [--] Beulah: CHILD'S EYE VIEW
14Oct52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 2Jun53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Donnie turns playwright and the entire family gets hysterical when they
realize that they are the subjects of his play. [JB]

3.8 [--] Beulah: THE STAMP COLLECTION
21Oct52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 9Jun53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Mr. Henderson decides his son should have a hobby. When Donnie takes up
stamp collecting, Harry Henderson has his headaches. [JB]

3.9 [--] Beulah: A SKUNK NAMED SAM
28Oct52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 16Jun53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Beulah gets nothing but trouble when Donnie's love of animals prompts him
to bring home a skunk named Sam. [JB]

3.10 [--] Beulah: TRIAL SEPARATION
04Nov52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 23Jun53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Beulah decides to try a trial separation with her boy friend Bill because
he falls asleep every time they go out together. [JB]

3.11 [--] Beulah: BILL'S EXAMINATION
11Nov52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 30Jun53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Beulah's boy friend Bill, convinced by a ruse that he is at death's door
tries to interest Beulah in someone else, but succeeds only in creating a
good deal of confusion. [JB]

3.12 [--] Beulah: THE MISSING MILK
18Nov52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 7Jul53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Beulah gets her boss in a fight with the milk company, and with his neighbors
over some missing milk. Unknown to the Hendersons, Oriole borrows milk from
the back porch for her milk bath. [JB]

3.13 [--] Beulah: THEY ALSO SERVE
25Nov52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 14Jul53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Beulah accepts her obligation as a citizen and reports for jury duty, but
all concerned wish she hadn't. [JB]

3.14 [--] Beulah: LET THE MEN HANDLE IT
02Dec52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 21Jul53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
The men try to convince the women that the spring house cleaning is a breeze
until the girls turn the tables on them. [JB]

3.15 [--] Beulah: IT'S ALL DONE WITH WIRES
09Dec52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 28Jul53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Beulah and Oriole invest in Bill's new invention. [JB]

3.16 [--] Beulah: BEULAH AND THE JALOPY (aka Dead Man’s Pit)
16Dec52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 4Aug53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Synopsis 1:
Beulah's boy friend wins a jalopy race in a broken down car. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A broken down car with Beulah’s boy friend at the wheel manages to win a
jalopy race in spite of the handicap of drawing pit 13 for a start. [JB]

3.17 [--] Beulah: HARRY BUILDS A DEN (final episode)
23Dec52 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 11Aug53)
Starring Louise Beavers as Beulah #2
Harry Henderson decides to build a den in order to assure himself some
privacy, but as a result, pandemonium reigns in the household. Beulah's
boy friend, Bill, turns carpenter to reduce expenses, but it's a losing
proposition for her boss Harry Henderson. [JB]

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Repeats ABC Tues (30Dec52-22Sep53)
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30Dec52 Love Thy Neighbor (Rerun - original air date 01Apr52)
06Jan53 The Cardboard Champion (Rerun - original air date 08Apr52)
13Jan53 Beulah’s Horse Gives a Rough Ride (aka Beulah’s Horse) (Rerun - original 15Apr52)
20Jan53 Beulah and the Young Lawyer (Rerun - original air date 22Apr52)
27Jan53 The Camping Trip (Rerun - original air date 29Apr52)
03Feb53 Bill’s Baby (Rerun - original air date 06May52)
10Feb53 Fire Prevention (Rerun original air date 13May52)
17Feb53 Second Wedding (Rerun original air date 20May52)
24Feb53 Beulah Gets Her Man (Rerun original air date 27May52)
03Mar53 Bill’s Birthday Blues (Rerun original air date 03Jun52)
10Mar53 New Arrival (Rerun original air date 10 Jun52)
17Mar53 Donnie Gets Into Politics (Rerun original air date 17Jun52)
24Mar53 Marriage Racket (Rerun original air date 24Jun52)
31Mar53 Temporary Genius (Rerun original air date 01Jul52)
07Apr53 Alice and the Actor (Rerun original air date 08Jul52)
14Apr53 Home Sweet Home (Rerun original air date 15Jul52)
21Apr53 Donnie Joins the Circus (Rerun original air date 02Sep52)
28Apr53 Health Hysteria Hits the Henderson Household (Rerun 09Sep52)
05May53 Harry Raises Chinchillas (Rerun original air date 16Sep52)
12May53 Beulah and the Airplane (Rerun original air date 23Sep52)
19May53 Beulah and the Cowboy (Rerun original air date 30Sep52)
26May53 Lucky Number (Rerun original air date 07Oct52)
02Jun53 Child’s Eye View (Rerun original air date 14Oct52)
09Jun53 The Stamp Collection (Rerun original air date 21Oct52)
16Jun53 A Skunk Named Sam (Rerun original air date 28Oct52)
23Jun53 Trial Separation (Rerun original air date 04Nov52)
30Jun53 Bill’s Examination (Rerun original air date 11Nov52)
07Jul53 The Missing Milk (Rerun original air date 18Nov52)
14Jul53 They Also Serve (Rerun original air date 25Nov52)
21Jul53 Let the Men Handle It (Rerun original air date 02Dec52)
28Jul53 It’s All Done With Wires (Rerun original air date 09Dec52)
04Aug53 Beulah and the Jalopy (Rerun original air date 16Dec52)
11Aug53 Harry Builds a Den (Rerun original air date 23Dec52)
No information available after 11Aug53
Most likely the “6” episodes starting Hattie McDaniel ran the final six weeks through 22Sep53

 
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