CTVA US Comedy - "The New Bob Cummings Show" (Revue./CBS) (1961-62)

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The New Bob Cummings Show (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King
references:
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THE NEW BOB CUMMINGS SHOW
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Revue Studios Production
for
CBS (Thursdays 8:30 pm EST)
Created by Roland Kibbee
Produced by Bob Finkel

US Comedy series 1961-62 22 episodes x 30 min
release date 5Oct61

Starring
Bob Cummings
as Bob Carson
Murvyn Vye as Lionel
Roberta Shore as Henrietta "Hank" Gogerty

Premise:
Charter pilot Bob flew everywhere, often playing amateur detective. He had
an aerocar, a vehicle which worked like a car until he attached its optional
wing and flew off. He was aided by bodyguard Lionel and by Hank, tomboy
daughter of the owner of his airstrip.

Bob Cummmings had previously starred in 3 other television comedy
series:-
"My Hero" (1952-53) 33 episodes x 30 min
"Love That Bob" (1955-59) 173 episodes x 30 min
"My Living Doll" (1964-65) (first 22 of 26 episodes x 30 min)

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CBS Thursdays 8:30 pm Eastern
22 episodes

[01] New Bob Cummings Show: EXECUTIVE SWEET 
Prod. no. TP15024 / Show no. 1
5Oct61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Don Weis
writer, Roscoe J. Armbruster, Jr.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Roberta Shore, Joanna Barnes, Jonathan Hole,
Harry Ellerbe, Rusty Lane, Dick Wilson, Ollie O'Toole.
Synopsis:
"In this half-hour film comedy series, Bob Cummings plays Bob Carson--
adventurer, pilot and playboy. Murvy Vye plays Carson's sidekick Lionel,
and Roberta Shore plays teen-age tomboy Hank Gogerty. In the opener,
Bob is rolled out of bed for an important assignment: fly millionairess
Amanda Caulfield (Joanna Barnes) to San Francisco. He needs the money,
but he still doesn't want to take the job--he has a picnic date with a
girl in San Diego"

[02] New Bob Cummings Show: VERY WARM FOR MAYAN
Prod. no. TP15002 / Show no. 2.
12Oct61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Don Weis
writers, Sheldon Stark, Mel Diamond.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Roberta Shore, Mala Powers, Whit Bissell,
Edward Colmans, Shary Lane, Pitt Herbert.
Synopsis:
"Bob and Lionel are all set to leave Yucatan and fly to Rio; nothing
can change their plans--except a pretty girl and the promise of some
big money"

[03] New Bob Cummings Show: VIVE LA CREDIT CARD 
Prod. no. TP15023 / Show no. 3
19Oct61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Don Weis
writer, Howard Leeds
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Lisa Gage, Paul Dubov, Dick Elliott,
Stephanie Hill, Marya Stevens, Murray Alper, Don Harvey.
Synopsis "Bob and Lionel are viewing the scenery at a mountain resort--
including lovely Monique Vidal. It isn't very long before Monique takes
a great interest in Bob, mainly on account of the fabulous folder of
credit cards he uses".

[04] New Bob Cummings Show: THE OXTAIL INCIDENT
Prod. no. TP15032 / Show no. 4
26Oct61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, John English
writer, Roscoe Armbruster, Jr.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Edgar Buchanan, Merry Anders, Jack Lambert,
Norman Leavitt, Olan Soule, Audrey Swanson, Al Wyatt, Barry Brooks.
Synopsis:
"Bob is made honorary sheriff of a small Western town during a
centennial celebration. It's all great fun for a while--until he learns
that some of the gun-toting merrymakers are using real bullets".

[05] New Bob Cummings Show: ROAMIN' HOLIDAY
Show no. 5
2Nov61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Don Weis
writers, Alan Lipscott, Bob Fisher.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Roberta Shore, Roxanne Berard, Alan Reed, Jr.,
Sharon Ritchie, Willis Bouchey, Chet Stratton, Peter Bourne,
Delores Wells.
Synopsis:
"Bob decides that he's through with women forever, and he takes off in
his plane for a he-man fishing vacation"

[06] New Bob Cummings Show: WHO CHOPPED DOWN THE CHEROKEE?
Prod. no. TP15038 / Show no. 6
9Nov61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Don Weis
writers, Jerry Adelman, Lee Erwin, Mel Diamond.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers: Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Roberta Shore, Linda Lawson,
Charles Lane, Roy Jenson, Ray Daley, Francis J. McDonald,
Cyril Delevanti, Cathie Merchant.
Synopsis:
The government wants to erect a missile base on land belonging to the
Indians. Since Bob is an honorary member of the tribe in question,
he's asked to persuade Chief Burning Arrow to part with the real
estate

[07] New Bob Cummings Show: ALWAYS ON TUESDAY
Prod. no. TP15040 / Show no. 7
16Nov61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel ; director, Karl Bellamy ; writer, Howard Leeds.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers: Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Ziva Rodann, Yvette Vickers,
Jay Novello, Stephen Bekassey, Peter Mamakos, Oscar Beregi.
Synopsis:
"Operatic diva Athena Melos is such a beautiful and talented treasure
that her host, a Greek tycoon named Korinthos, won't allow her to
leave his villa. Bob, employed to get her out, decides to pose as a
Greek folk dancer"

[08] New Bob Cummings Show: RE: FIFI
Show no. 8.
23Nov61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Earl Bellamy
writers, Sheldon Keller, Mel Diamond.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Eduardo Ciannelli, Ina Victor, Jean Del Val,
Stuart Nisbet, George Keymas, Henry Brandon.
Synopsis:
"Bob poses as a safecracker and joins a band of bank robbers in order
to trap them. But the gang decides to rob a different bank--and Bob
is expected to blow up the safe".

[09] New Bob Cummings Show: THE GUNS OF ABALONE
Prod. no. TP15044 / Show no. 9
30Nov61 CBS, Thur
producer, Bob Finkel
director, Earl Bellamy
writers, Austin Kalish, Milt Rosen, Mel Diamond.
Editor, Sam E. Waxman; photography, Neal Buckner; music, Esquivel.
Cast/perfomers:
Bob Cummings, Murvyn Vye, Roberta Shore, Paula Raymond, Raymond Bailey,
Addison Richards, Frank Ferguson, Percy Helton, Mauritz Hugo.
Synopsis:
"For almost a century, three cannons have graced the lawn of the square
in the small town of Abalone. Then one of them disappears, and the city
fathers call in Bob to find the historical treasure".

[10] New Bob Cummings Show: LAVENDER HALE'S MOB
Pord. no. TP15033
7Dec61 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[11] New Bob Cummings Show: THE SAGA OF TWANGY McCOOMBS
Prod. no. TP15026
14Dec61 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[12] New Bob Cummings Show: NATIONAL SATIN 
Prod. no. TP15028
21Dec61 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[13] New Bob Cummings Show: LA DOLCE ROMA
28Dec61 CBS, Thur  
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[14] New Bob Cummings Show: THE UNRETOUCHABLES
4Jan62 CBS, Thur

[15] New Bob Cummings Show: SWISS FAMILY GOGERTY
11Jan62 CBS, Thur

[16] New Bob Cummings Show: THE TURBULENT THIRTIES
18Jan62 CBS, Thur

[17] New Bob Cummings Show: U.N. THE NIGHT AND THE MUSIC
25Jan62 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[18] New Bob Cummings Show: A CUPPA CAWFEE, A SANGWICH AND YOUSE
1Feb62 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[19] New Bob Cummings Show: MY SON, THE VOODOO DOCTOR
Show no. 19
8Feb62 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[20] New Bob Cummings Show: OPERATION CAKE LIFT
Show no. 20
15Feb62 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[21] New Bob Cummings Show: NORTH BY SOUTHEAST
Prod. no. TP15027 / Show no. 21
22Feb62 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

[22] New Bob Cummings Show: FASTEN YOUR MONEY BELT
Show no. 22. (final episode)
1MarFeb62 CBS, Thur
(no guest cast/synopsis details)

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