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The Chicago Teddy Bears (1971)
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THE CHICAGO TEDDY BEARS
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Dean Jones Productions, Inc,
in association with
Warner Brothers Television

for
CBS (Fridays 8:00 pm EST)
Produced by Jerry Thorpe
US Comedy series 1971 13 episodes x 30 min color
Starring

Dean Jones as Linc McCray
Art Metrano as Nick Marr
Marvin Kaplan as Marvin
Mickey Shaughnessy as Duke
Jamie Farr as Lefty
Mike Mazurki as Julius
Huntz Hall as Dutch
John Banner as Uncle Latzi

Premise: The owner of a Chicago Restaurant in the twenties. A lively comedy spoof of "The Untouchables".

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CBS Fridays 8:00 pm Eastern

  1.1 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: TENDER LOVING KINDNESS
17Sep71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Rudy Vallee
Synopsis:
Rudy Vallee causes a clash between Linc and Nick. [RF]

1.2 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: NICK'S SISTER
24Sep71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Sarah Frankboner ..... Rosalie
Elliott Street ....... Herman
Synopsis:
Linc is tricked into finding a husband for Nick's sister. [RF]

1.3 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: MR. SUAVE
01Oct71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Judith McConnell ..... Irene Wellington
Neville Brand ........ Legs
Synopsis:
Linc has a zany plan to avoid paying protection money. [RF]

1.4 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: THE ALDERMAN
08Oct71 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Linc is out to stop Nick's campaign for alderman. [RF]

1.5 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: THE BIG GRAB
15Oct71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Cliff Osmond ...... Granite
Mike Mazurki ...... Julie
Leonid Kinskey .... Butcher
Sid Melton ........ Grocer
Allen Jenkins ..... Trainer
Synopsis:
Linc's scheme to outswindle his mobster cousin comes back to hit him. [RF]

1.6 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: A HORSE OF ANOTHER COLOR
22Oct71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Nehemiah Persoff ..... Morris
Oscar Beregi ......... Sascha
Synopsis:
Linc schemes to keep Nick's horse out of a race. [RF]

1.7 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: LINC MINDS THE BABY
29Oct71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Florence Halop ....... Mrs. Krausmeyer
Sid Melton ........... Cabbie
Synopsis:
An infant helps smash Nick's scheme to muscle Chicago laundries. [RF]

1.8 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: THE BIG KISSER
05Nov71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Elisha Cook
Synopsis:
A tale about the underworld's infamous “kiss of death.” [RF]

1.9 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: THE SPY
12Nov71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Choo Choo Collens .... Trixie
Synopsis:
Problems with the local beer supply. [RF]

1.10 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: BILLY THE KID
19Nov71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Bo Svenson ........... Georgi
Synopsis:
Nick schemes to take over the club with dynamite. [RF]

1.11 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: THE AUCTION
26Nov71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Hans Conried
Synopsis:
A forger is caught in the cousins' latest battle. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears: ANNIE GET YOUR CUE
03Dec71 CBS Fri
Guest cast:
Francine York ........ Annie
Bernie Kopell ........ Rudolpho Tarantino
Synopsis:
A pool game and a sexy pro figure in Nick's plot to take over Linc's club. [RF]

1.13 [--] The Chicago Teddy Bears. (Pilot Episode)
10Dec71 CBS Fri
Warner Brothers Television
producer-director, Hy Averback
writers, Harvey Bullock, R.S. Allen.
Music, Jerry Fielding.
Guest Stars:
Ann Sothern
George Raft
Cast/perfomers:
Dean Jones, Art Metrano,
Marvin Kaplin, Mickey Shaughnessy, Mike Mazurki,
Huntz Hall, Jamie Farr.
Summary:
"Ann Sothern is a flower peddler and George Raft is a priest in this
series' pilot episode. A cellar full of frogs plays a key role in
the roaring twenties comedy about a speak-easy owner's rivalry with his gangster cousin"

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