CTVA US Comedy - "The Cara Williams Show" (Richelieu/CBS) (1964-65) co-starring Frank Aletter

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The Cara Williams Show (1964-65)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
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THE CARA WILLIAMS SHOW
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Cara Williams & Richelieu Productions, Inc
for
CBS (Wednesdays 9:30 pm EST)
Developed by Keefe Brasselle
Produced by Keefe Brasselle and Phil Sharpe

US Situation Comedy series 1964-65  30 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Cara Williams as Cara Bridges/Wilton
Frank Aletter as Frank Bridges
Paul Reed as Damon Burkhardt
Reta Shaw as Mrs. Burkhardt
Jack Sheldon as Fletcher Kincaid
Jeanne Arnold as Mary Hammilmeyer
Audrey Christie as Agnes

Premise:
In a company which prohibits the employment of married couples,
a scatterbrained young woman tries to hide her marriage to the efficiency expert.

Cara Williams had previously starred in the comedy series
Pete and Gladys (1960-62) with Harry Morgan

Theme Song "Cara's Theme" by Kenyon Hopkins

Keefe Brasselle also produced - The Baileys of Balboa (1964-65)

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CBS Wednesdays 9:30 pm Eastern
Premiere Air Date 23Sep64

 1.01 [--] The Cara Williams Show: TOP SECRET GROOM
23Sep64 CBS Wed (copyright date 18Sep64)
Synopsis:
Burkhardt discovers that Cara is married. But to whom? [RF]

1.02 [--] The Cara Williams Show: FROM CARA WITH LOVE
30Sep64 CBS Wed (copyright date 25Sep64)
Guest cast:
Jacqueline Loughery ... Vicki
Synopsis:
Cara and Frank plan on a quiet anniversary celebration, but the office staff
plan a surprise birthday party instead. [RF]

[--] 07Oct64 "Amelia Hofstetter, Please Go Home" postponed to 21Oct64

1.03 [--] The Cara Williams Show: THE GOOD RUMOR GIRL
14Oct64 CBS Wed (copyright date 09Oct64)
Guest cast:
Ned Glass ............. Mr. Wagner
Tim Graham ............ Mailman
Synopsis:
Cara causes problems for Frank when she starts a rumor that Fenwick Industries is moving. [RF]

1.04 [--] The Cara Williams Show: AMELIA HOFSTETTER, PLEASE GO HOME
21Oct64 CBS Wed (copyright date 16Oct64)
Guest cast:
Una Merkel ............ Amelia Hofstetter
Jeanne Arnold ......... Mary
Synopsis:
Cara stumbles onto a hidden room at the office, where she finds a little old
lady who is mistakenly listed in the files as an office machine. [RF]

1.05 [--] The Cara Williams Show: CARA FIDDLES WHILE HER HERO BURNS
28Oct64 CBS Wed (copyright date 23Oct64)
Guest cast:
Jerry Van Dyke ........ Carter Devereaux III
Roxy Roth ............. Otto
Paul Dubov ............ Maitre D'
Synopsis:
Cara is assigned to escort Carter Devereaux of The Devereaux Glue Company  around town. [RF]

1.06 [--] The Cara Williams Show: THE WEDDING REHEARSAL
04Nov64 CBS Wed (copyright date 29Oct64)
Guest cast:
Robert Easton ......... Carl
Nancy Hadley .......... Diane
Frank DeVol ........... Webster
Barbara Perry ......... Miss Bernard
Synopsis:
Cara and Frank recall how they met. [RF]

1.07 [--] The Cara Williams Show: COOL IT CARA, THOSE DIAMONDS ARE HOT
11Nov64 CBS Wed (copyright date 4Nov64)
Guest cast:
Ben Lessy ............. Guard
Synopsis:
Cara stumbles across some diamonds and believes that Frank has become a jewel thief. [RF]

1.08 [--] The Cara Williams Show: THAT LITTLE OLD DRESSMAKER, ME
18Nov64 CBS Wed (copyright date 11Nov64)
Guest cast:
Jeanne Arnold ......... Mary
Synopsis:
Fenwick Industries has developed a new miracle fabric for the special suits worn
by astronauts, but Cara thinks the company could make a fortune turning out ladies'
dresses made of the material. [RF]

1.09 [--] The Cara Williams Show: GET THE LEAD OUT
25Nov64 CBS Wed (copyright date 19Nov64)
Guest cast:
Barbara Stuart ........ Miss Hartley
Norman Alden .......... Alec
Del Erickson .......... Office Boy
Synopsis:
Trouble begins when spies bug Burkhardt's glasses. [RF]

1.10 [--] The Cara Williams Show: HELP, I'M BEING HELD PRISONER BY A TEENAGER
02Dec64 CBS Wed (copyright date 25Nov64)
Guest cast:
Dave Willock .......... Sweeney
June Harding .......... Kasey
Karl Lukas ............ Police Officer
Synopsis:
Cara's niece moves in for a visit---pushing Frank out. [RF]

1.11 [--] The Cara Williams Show: WHO THREW THE MONKEY WRENCH IN CARA WILTON'S CHOWDER
09Dec64 CBS Wed (copyright date 02Dec64)
Guest cast:
David Fresco .......... George
Vaughn Taylor ......... Fisher
Larry Barton .......... Charlie
Wally Engelhardt ...... Doug
Synopsis:
Cara organizes an employee boycott of the company's new food-vending machines
- unaware that it was Frank's brainstorm to have them installed. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Cara Williams Show: THREE ON A MISMATCH
16Dec64 CBS Wed (copyright date 9Dec64)
Guest cast:
Paul Lynde ............ Charles Crump
Synopsis:
Cara uses a computer to find the ideal girl for Fletcher. [RF]

1.13 [--] The Cara Williams Show: CARA, GIRL GENIUS
23Dec64 (copyright date 16Dec64)
Guest cast:
Herbert Anderson ...... Bender
Danica d'Hondt ........ Constance
John Banner ........... Zinzer
Synopsis:
Fenwick's competitor mistakes Cara for a chemist. [RF]

1.14 [--] The Cara Williams Show: THE PYGMALION TOUCH
30Dec64 CBS Wed (copyright date 22Dec64)
Guest cast:
Alan Hewitt ........... Mr. Pruitt
Jeanne Arnold ......... Mary
Synopsis:
Mr. Burkhardt thinks Frank's idea of subjecting Fenwick personnel to an
efficiency study is a fine idea until he learns that he will be one of
those studied. [RF]

1.15 [--] The Cara Williams Show: WILL CARA'S SUCCESS SPOIL FRANK BRIDGES?
06Jan65 CBS Wed (copyright date 31Dec64)
Guest cast:
Cliff Norton .......... Sid
Janet Hages ........... Merle
Bobby Byles ........... Hairdresser
Synopsis:
Cara subs for Fletcher's regular vocalist, singing "They Say It's
Wonderful" and "You Made Me Love You." [RF]

1.16 [--] The Cara Williams Show: CARA PLAYS IT SAFE
13Jan65 CBS Wed (copyright date 06Jan65)
Guest cast:
Grace Albertson ....... Alice
Charles Davis ......... Blaine
Synopsis:
Will Cara spoil the office's accident-free record? [RF]

1.17 [--] The Cara Williams Show: MUCH A GLUE ABOUT NOTHING
20Jan65 CBS Wed (copyright date 13Jan65)
Guest cast:
Jack Searl ............ Henden
Bryan O'Byrne ......... Dr. Potts
Synopsis:
Cara ruins Burkhardt's desk with homemade polish. [RF]

1.18 [--] The Cara Williams Show: ANYWHERE I HANG MY HAT IS HOME
27Jan65 CBS Wed (copyright date 20Jan65)
Guest cast:
Sara Seegar ........... Miss Loren
Roland Winters ........ Brewster
Sheila Bromley ........ Mrs. Brewster
Synopsis:
Cara schemes to get Frank a better job with a rival firm. [RF]

1.19 [--] The Cara Williams Show: CARA, THE BIRD WOMAN OF FENWICK
03Feb65 CBS Wed (copyright date 27Jan65)
Guest cast:
Dave Willock .......... Sweeney
George Cisar .......... Policeman
John Alvin ............ Grocer
Synopsis:
Cara brings home a chimp and a myna bird.

1.20 [--] The Cara Williams Show: HOW TO BE HAPPY THOUGH MARRIED
10Feb65 CBS Wed (copyright date 3Feb65)
Guest cast:
Melora Conway ......... Bernice Tulip
Edward Everett Horton.. Fenwick
Synopsis:
Cara is jealous of Frank's old flame Bernice. [RF]

1.21 [--] The Cara Williams Show: CARA, THE DEFIANT ONE
17Feb65 CBS Wed (copyright date 10Feb65)
Guest cast:
Lewis Charles ......... Jack
Cliff Norton .......... Prospector
Alan Roberts .......... Attendant
Synopsis:
Airport antics: Cara trying to get unhandcuffed from an attache case. [RF]

1.22 [--] The Cara Williams Show: AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION
24Feb65 CBS Wed (copyright date 17Feb65)
Guest cast:
Frank Wilcox .......... Mr. Ashford
Eleanor Audley ........ Mrs. Ashford
Dan Tobin ............. Proprietor
Anthony Eustrel ....... Butler
Synopsis:
Cara goes on a crash diet after buying a dress two sizes small. [RF]

1.23 [--] The Cara Williams Show: THE PAINT JOB
03Mar65 CBS Wed (copyright date 24Feb65)
Guest cast:
Herbie Faye ........... Leo
************* no synopsis available ****************

1.24 [--] The Cara Williams Show: VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF WIFE
10Mar65 CBS Wed (copyright date 3Mar65)
Guest cast:
Charles Lane .......... McAvie
Peter Leeds ........... Harold
Neil Hamilton ......... Phillips
Synopsis:
Cara's buying a wig and nobody recognizes her. [RF]

1.25 [--] The Cara Williams Show: FLETCHER SUCCEEDS IN BUSINESS WITHOUT
REALLY TRYING

17Mar65 CBS Wed (copyright date 11Mar65)
Guest cast:
Bartlett Robinson ..... Watson
Arte Johnson .......... Fenwick Jr.
Charles Davis ......... Winkler
Synopsis:
Fletcher's job results in a case of mistaken identity. [RF]

1.26 [--] The Cara Williams Show: A PAWN TICKET FOR A TICKER
24Mar65 CBS Wed (copyright date 17Mar65)
Guest cast:
Dabbs Greer ........... Fuliner
Ina Victor ............ Miss Combs
Johnny Haymer ......... Crane
Ben Lessy ............. Otis
Synopsis:
Cara tries to hide the watch she bought. [RF]

1.27 [--] The Cara Williams Show: WHAT TELEVISION SHOW DOES YOUR DOG WATCH?
31Mar65 CBS Wed (copyright date 24Mar65)
Guest cast:
John Lupton ........... Derek Jackson
Dee Hartford .......... Diane
Bern Hoffman .......... Policeman
Synopsis:
Cara's involved in an accident with a TV hero. [RF]

1.28 [--] The Cara Williams Show: CARA'S PRIVATE WAR AGAINST POVERTY
07Apr65 CBS Wed (copyright date 31Mar65)
Synopsis:
Rumors spread that Cara and Frank haven't a plug nickel. [RF]

1.29 [--] The Cara Williams Show: PARADISE FREEZES OVER (1/2)
14Apr65 CBS Wed (copyright date 8Apr65)
Starring: Cara Williams, Frank Aletter
with: Paul Reed, Jeanne Arnold
Guest Cast:
Pat Buttram .......... Charlie
Synopsis:
In the first of a two-part story, Cara and Frank finally
get to go on a honeymoon, and they journey to a place called
Paradise Lodge - but Paradise turns out to be a run-down rural resort. [TA]

1.30 [--] The Cara Williams Show: PARADISE LOST AND FOUND (2/2)
21Apr65 CBS Wed (copyright date 15Apr65)
Guest cast:
Hermione Baddeley ..... Mrs. Burkhardt
Pat Buttram ........... Charlie Paradise
Synopsis:
Cara and Frank prepare to leave Paradise Lodge. [RF]

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Summer Reruns CBS Fridays ( - ends 10Sep65)
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[--] 06Aug65 rerun of #1.20 (first aired 10Feb65)
[--] 20Aug65 rerun of #1.24 (first aired 10Mar65)
[--] 27Aug65 rerun of #1.25 (first aired 17Mar65)

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