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Bringing Up Buddy (1960-61)
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BRINGING UP BUDDY
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Kayro Productions, Inc.
Revue Studios

for  CBS (Mondays 8:30pm EST)
Created and Produced by Joe Connelly,  Bob Mosher

US Comedy series 1960-61   39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Frank Aletter as Buddy Flower
Enid Markey as Aunt Violet Flower
Doro Merande as Aunt Iris Flower

Premise:
A young bachelor is cared for by his maiden aunts

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CBS Mondays 8:30 pm Eastern
Premiere Air date 10Oct60

1.01 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Working girls
10Oct60 CBS Mon (copyright date 9Oct60)

[--] 17Oct60 - no details

1.02 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: The Girl next door
24Oct60 CBS Mon (copyright date 16Oct60)

1.03 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Girls in court
31Oct60 CBS Mon (copyright date 30Oct60)


1.4 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: CESARE COMES CALLING
Revue-Kayro prod. (copyright date 6Nov60)
07Nov60 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Robert Weede ......... Cesare
Synopsis:
A smooth talking opera singer takes advantage of the aunts and
borrows money from them, much to Buddy's dismay. [RL]

1.05 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: The Blind date
14Nov60 CBS Mon (copyright date 13Nov60)

1.06 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Nephew for sale
21Nov60 CBS Mon (copyright date 17Nov60)

1.07 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Gentlemen callers
28Nov60 CBS Mon (copyright date 23Nov60)

1.08 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Buddy's birthday
05Dec60 CBS Mon (copyright date 4Dec60)

1.9 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: POPPA'S EAGLE
Revue-Kayro prod. (copyright date 11Dec60)
12Dec60 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
George N. Neise
John Holland
Paul Smith
Clark Howat
Audrey Swanson
Synopsis:
An heirloom is presented to Buddy. It's a stuffed eagle on a stand.
Not only is it hideous, Buddy is allergic to feathers and tries to
give away the bird without hurting his aunts feelings. [RL]

1.10 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: THE EXCHANGE STUDENT
19Dec60 CBS Mon (copyright date 18Dec60)
guest cast:
Danielle De Metz ....... Jeannine Corot
Yvonne Lime ............ Penny
Douglass Dumbrille ..... Dean Lester
Synopsis:
There's a housing shortage at the local college, so Violet and Iris bring
Jeannine Corot, a French exchange student, into their home. For a change,
Buddy likes this idea. [RF]

1.11 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Repair of Robespierre
02Jan61 CBS Mon (copyright date 1Jan61)

1.12 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: CALL ME CHARLIE
(copyright date 8Jan61)
09Jan61 CBS Mon (rebroadcast 24Jul61)
Guest cast:
Bill Lechner .......... Harry Preston
Dennis Holmes ......... Charlie Baker
Synopsis:
Little Charlie Baker lives at the Boys Home, and Buddy wants to do
something to brighten the youngster's life. He buys tickets to a
football game. [RF]

1.13 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BUDDY'S TRANSFER
16Jan61 CBS Mon (copyright date 15Jan61)
Guest cast:
Joanna Barnes ..... Marcia Sutter
Yvonne Lime ....... Penny
Synopsis:
This just might be Buddy's big chance. Investment man Charley Sutter offers
him a job with a New York firm. [RF]

1.14 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: THE SINGER
(copyright date 22Jan61)
23Jan61 CBS Mon (rebroadcast 31Jul61)
Guest cast:
Joan O'Brien ......... Ruth Grayson
Irene Ryan ........... Cynthia Boyle
Joey Faye ............ Waiter
Synopsis:
Buddy is trapped in an elevator with Ruth Grayson, a toothsome
night-club singer. Later, Buddy raves about the girl's talent, and
his aunts, misunderstanding the nature of this talent, decide Ruth
would be perfect for the church dinner-concert. [RF]

1.15 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Cousin Jordan
30Jan61 CBS Mon (copyright date 29Jan61)


1.16 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: THE GIRLS RENT A HOUSE
06Feb61 CBS Mon 8:30pm (copyright date 02Feb61)
Starring: Frank Aletter, with: Enid Markey, Doro Merande
Guest Cast:
Eduardo Ciannelli ...... Pietro Almonti
Sally Hughes ........... Sally
Dee Carroll ............ Rhonda Turley
Synopsis:
A long time ago Aunt Iris and Violet inherited a house from
Buddy's grandfather. But the long-time tenants have just moved
out, and new tenants must be found. Violet and Iris decide to
take on the job themselves. [TA]

[--] 13Feb61 - no details

1.17 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: THE EDUCATION OF NICKY MARLO
20Feb61 CBS Mon (rerun 14Aug61) (copyright date 19Feb61)
Guest cast:
Portland Mason ...... Norma Marlo
Frank Albertson ..... Cooper
Francine York ....... Salesgirl
Jimmy Hawkins ....... Fennimore
Synopsis:
Twelve year old Norma Marlo, Nicky to her friends, comes for a visit. The aunts
are shocked to find that Norma is a "beatnik". [RF]

1.18 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: The Painting
27Feb61 CBS Mon (copyright date 26Feb61)

1.19 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: SELLING SHINGLES
06Mar61 CBS Mon (copyright date 01Mar61)
Guest cast:
John Hoyt ............. Phil Correo
Tommy Farrell ......... Billy
Bill Henry ............ Fred
John Alvin ............ Mr. McKenzie
Della Sharman ......... Dodie
Jody Fair ............. Mrs. Plummer
Jack Powers ........... Mr. Plummer
Synopsis:
Violet and Iris want to earn extra money to help a needy sick man and
his wife. They become salesladies, peddling a chemical which is supposed
to straighten roofing shingles. [RF]

1.20 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Buddy hires a maid
13Mar61 CBS Mon (copyright date 12Mar61)


1.21 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: CYNTHIA'S BOY FRIEND
20Mar61 CBS Mon (copyright date 19Mar61)
Guest cast:
Irene Ryan ........... Cynthia Boyle
George Chandler ...... Arnold Hamilton
Chris Warfield ....... Bill Ashby
Synopsis:
"Cynthia's Boy Friend" is Arnold Hamilton, a man she bumped into on
the bus. Cynthia tells the aunts that she's practically engaged, so
they give a small betrothal tea for them. At the get-together Arnold
makes a pass at Violet. [TA]

1.22 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Buddy's wife
27Mar61 CBS Mon (copyright date 26Mar61)

1.23 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Poppa's memoirs
Airdate? (copyright date 12Apr61)


1.24 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BUDDY AND FENNIMORE
10Apr61 CBS Mon (copyright date 05Apr61)
guest cast:
Jimmy Hawkins ........ Fennimore Cooper
Synopsis:
The social life of weekend guest Fennimore Cooper is in the hands of
Buddy's aunts. They arrange a date for the young man with a nice proper girl -
but the discovery of a "girlie" magazine in Fennimore's room raises some
doubts about his own respectability! [RF]

1.25 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BUDDY AND THE AMAZON
17Apr61 CBS Monday 8:30pm (copyright date 6Mar61)
Guest Cast:
Lee Ann Meriwether ....... Gloria Arnold
Merry Anders ............ Diane Mitchell
Synopsis:
While at their doctor's for a checkup, Buddy's aunts decide that Nurse
Arnold would be just right for their nephew. So the girls hurry home to
persuade him to go in for a checkup.
Note: Lee Ann Meriwether was married to Frank Aletter at the time. [TA/RF]

1.26 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: POPPA'S PICTURE
24Apr61 CBS Mon (copyright date 19Apr61)
Guest cast:
Patricia Huston ...... Joan Thomas
John Holland ...... Mr. Cook
Burt Mustin ...... Mr. Neilson
Synopsis:
Buddy's late grandfather bequeathed his portrait to the local museum. Buddy
delivers the picture, only to find the museum is now dedicated to "modern"
art - and assistant director Joan Thomas is afraid she can't accept the gift. [RF]

1.27 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: AUNTIE'S CAKE
01May61 CBS Mon 8:30pm (copyright date 26Apr61)
Guest cast:
Joyce Meadows ......... Wilella Grant
Arte Johnson .......... Sandy Lewis
Philip Ober ........... O.P. Heather
Synopsis:
Wilella Grant comes to the Flower household seeking the girls'
endorsement for "Auntie's Old Fashioned Frozen Cake Mix." Buddy's
resistance to the idea faces when Wilella applies her feminine charm. [TA]

1.28 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: THE AUNTS HAVE A BABY
Revue-Kayro prod. (copyright date 3May61)
08May61 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Nancy Rennick ........ Mrs. Courtney
Joan Staley .......... Kathy
Synopsis 1:
Anxious for the patter of tiny feet in their house, the aunts are still
pressing Buddy to get married. But they may not have to wait - a
distraught mother deposits her infant on the back seat of their car. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
while shopping, an abandoned baby is left in the convertible driven by the
aunts. They then take care of the foundling until the mother is found. [RL]

1.29 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Cynthia's concert tour
15May61 CBS Mon (copyright date 10May61)

1.30 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Buddy's re-enlistment
22May61 CBS MOn (copyright date 17May61)


1.31 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BIG GAME HUNTER
(copyright date 24May61)
29May61 CBS Mon (rerun 25Sep61- last rerun of the series)
Guest cast:
Edgar Buchanan ........ Captain Cunningham
Olive Sturgess ........ Allie
Synopsis:
The feature attraction for the Women's League get-together fails to show, to
Buddy'saunts come up with a substitute. He's billed as "Captain Cunningham
- Big-game Hunter", but Buddy thinks he's a big con artist. [RF]

1.32 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BUDDY AND JANIE
05Jun61 CBS Mon (copyright date 31May61)
Guest cast:
Sherry Jackson ........ Janie
Charles Watts ......... Judge Webber
Frank Albertson ....... Mr. Cooper
Synopsis:
Judge Webber asks Violet and Iris if they'll take temporary care of a teenage
orphan named Janie. So the girl arrives at the Flower household eager to
discuss her sad lot and happy to find handsome and understanding Buddy around
the house. [RF]

1.33 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: ROOM FOR RENT
12Jun61 CBS Mon (copyright date 07Jun61)
Guest cast:
Audrey Dalton ......... Mary Beth Davenport/Ami Davenport
Janet Lake ............ Connie
Frank Albertson ....... Mr. Cooper
Synopsis:
The Flower girls have turned over a room in the house to twins Mary Beth and
Ami Davenport - Buddy's room.' [RF]

1.34 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BUDDY AND THE TEENAGER
19Jun61 CBS Mon (copyright date 14Jun61)
Guest cast:
Cheryl Holdridge ...... Sharon Davis
Frank Albertson ....... Mr. Cooper
Grace Albertson ....... Mrs. Cooper
Ray Montgomery ........ Mr. Davis
Jeanne Tatum .......... Mrs. Davis
Synopsis:
Buddy agrees to help relieve the teacher shortage by teaching night classes
at a junior college. Then he learns that it's an all-girl's college. [RF]

1.35 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BEHIND BARS
26Jun61 CBS Mon (copyright date 21Jun61)
Guest cast:
Frank Albertson ....... Mr. Cooper
William Bakewell ...... Judge Murray
Justice Watson ........ Mr. Hanley
Bill Baldwin .......... Thompson
George Taylor ......... City Clerk
William Newell ........ Mr. Crantz
Jess Kirkpatrick ...... Mr. Hessler
Lindsay Workman ....... Mr. Henderson
Synopsis:
Buddy's aunts decide the old tree in front of their house needs a good pruning.
But efforts to have it trimmed prove more difficult than anticipated - the girls
must get a city permit before they can lay a hand on it. [RF]

1.36 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: BIG GAME HUNTER
Revue-Kayro prod. (copyright date 24May61)
Guest
Edgar Buchanan
Olive Sturgess
Frank Albertson
Grace Albertson.
Synopsis:
Edgar Buchanan's character talks a good game about big game hunting,
but all of his adventures are really in his head. [RL]

1.37 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Buddy and Janie
copyright date 31May61

1.38 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Room for rent
copyright date 7Jun61

1.39 [--] Bringing Up Buddy: Couple next door (final episode)
copyright date 28Jun61

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Summer Reruns
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[--] 24Jul61 rerun of "Call me Charlie (first aired 08Jan61)
[--] 31Jul61 rerun of "The Singer" (first aired 22Jan61)
[--] 25Sep61 - final rerun


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