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Starring Danny Thomas & Marjorie Lord
Season 5 (CBS) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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###### The Danny Thomas Show (new title) #####
############# season 5 1957-58 ###############
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Moves from ABC to CBS
CBS Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern
33 episodes (prod. nos. 121-153)
Many episodes Aired Out of Production Sequence

5.01 [121] The Danny Thomas Show: LOSE ME IN LAS VEGAS
prod. no. 121 / 7Oct57 CBS
Guest Cast:
Jack Benny, Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy appear as themselves.
Synopsis:
When Kathy and Danny honeymoon in Las Vegas, the children go along.
(NBC afternoon re-run 5Feb62)

5.02 [122] The Danny Thomas Show: TERRY vs. KATHY
prod. no. 123 / 14Oct57 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest star:
Morey Amsterdam (as Mr. Simmons)
Synopsis:
Danny finds himself in the middle of a family controversy when daughter Terry begins to resent her new stepmother. Now
that Kathy does all the things for Danny that Terry used to do, the teenager feels left out and unwanted by the family.
(NBC afternoon re-run 7Feb62)

5.03 [123] The Danny Thomas Show: KATHY IS APPROVED
prod. no. 128 / 21Oct57 CBS Monday 9:00pm
When Danny learns that his Uncle Tonoose is about to visit, he's afraid
that the family patriarch might not approve of his bride Kathy.

5.04 [124] The Danny Thomas Show: THE DINAH SHORE SHOW
prod. no. 132 / 28Oct57 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest Cast:
Dinah Shore (as herself)
John Holland (as the floor mamager)
Eilene Janssen (as Peggy)
Synopsis:
Terry, as chairman of her school's Heart Fund dance, is forced to choose between Dinah Shore and Kathy as vocalists
for the event. Kathy is confident she can fill the bill because of her brief career as a high school band singer.

5.5 [125] The Danny Thomas Show: PARENTS ARE PIGEONS
prod. no. 125 / 4Nov57
Rusty re-acquaints his new little sister with the methods used to soft-soap parents.
Angela Cartwright (as Linda)
(NBC afternoon re-run 9Feb62)

5.06 [126] The Danny Thomas Show: TWO SLEEPY PEOPLE
prod. no. 126 / 11Nov57 CBS
Danny and Kathy attempt to show that they are as young and spry as ever -
by indulging in an all-night dancing spree, followed by a morning of golf and tennis.
(NBC afternoon re-run 12Feb62)

5.07 [127] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY MEETS HIS FATHER-IN-LAW
prod. no. 130 / 18Nov57 CBS
Guest cast:
William Demarest (as Danny's father-in-law)
Synopsis:
Danny's father-in-law loves fishing, a sport Danny knows nothing about. In
an attempt to impress the testy old gent, Danny burns the midnight oil
studying the art of fishing - and comes up with all the wrong answers.

5.08 [128] The Danny Thomas Show: HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY
prod. no. 129 / 25Nov57 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Danny's son Rusty is discouraged when the owner of a lost wallet rewards
him with only a curt "Thank You." Danny attempts to restore his son's faith
in human nature and almost loses his own wallet in the process.
(NBC afternoon re-run 15Feb62)

5.09 [129] The Danny Thomas Show: TERRY, THE BREADWINNER
prod. no. 127 / 2Dec57 CBS
Terry gets a job at a local dress shop. But Danny doesn't realize that she resents his attempts to help her.
(NBC afternoon re-run 13Feb62)

5.10 [130] The Danny Thomas Show: THE NON-ORGS
prod. no. 124 / 9Dec57 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Family unity is threatened when Terry asks Danny to play the role of a
cultured gentleman for the benefit of her sorority sisters. The sorority
committee taxes Danny's temper and almost loses Terry her most valued friend.
(NBC afternoon re-run 8Feb62)

5.11 [131] The Danny Thomas Show: THE SOAPBOX DERBY
prod. no. 136 / 16Dec57 CBS
Danny and his father-in-law offer to help Rusty finance his entry in the Soapbox Derby.
(NBC afternoon re-run 26Feb62)

5.12 [132] The Danny Thomas Show: MAN'S BEST FRIEND
prod. no. 131 / 23Dec57 CBS

5.13 [133] The Danny Thomas Show: THE CHESS GAME
(a.k.a. "Uncle Sean's Chess Game")
prod. no. 133 / 30Dec57 CBS

5.14 [134] The Danny Thomas Show: THE BOB HOPE SHOW
prod. no. 140 (6Jan58 copyright date) / 6Jan58 possible airdate
 
5.15 [135] The Danny Thomas Show: EVIL-EYE SCHULTZ
prod. no. 134 / 13Jan58 CBS

5.16 [136] The Danny Thomas Show: THE HONEYMOON FLASHBACK
prod. no. 122 / 20Jan58 CBS

5.17 [137] The Danny Thomas Show: THE RAFFLE TICKETS
prod. no. 135 / 27Jan58 CBS

5.18 [138] The Danny Thomas Show: RUSTY, THE BULLY
prod. no. 137 / 3Feb58 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Ex-boxing champ Max Baer guest-stars as himself. When Linda teases her
brother Rusty for getting a black eye, Danny decides, against Kathy's
advice, to have Max Baer give Rusty some lessons in self-defense. [TA]

5.19 [139] The Danny Thomas Show: THE ST. VINCENT'S FROLICS
prod. no. 142 / 10Feb58 CBS

5.20 [140] The Danny Thomas Show: PARDON MY ACCENT
prod. no. 139 / 17Feb58 CBS
 Correct synopsis?
A friend of Rusty's has won the school elocution prize - but can't persuade his father to attend the award ceremony.
(NBC afternoon re-run 1Mar62)

5.21 [141] The Danny Thomas Show: TERRY'S CRUSH
prod. no. 144 / 24Feb58 CBS

5.22 [142] The Danny Thomas Show: UNCLE TONOOSE MEETS MR. DALY
prod. no. 145 / 3Mar58 CBS

5.23 [143] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY ROARS AGAIN
prod. no. 147 / 10Mar58 CBS

5.24 [144] The Danny Thomas Show: THE COUNTRY GIRL
prod. no. 148 (17Mar58 copyright date)/ possible airdate 17Mar58
Danny discovers a singer (Judy Canova).

5.25 [145] The Danny Thomas Show: GOOD OLD DAYS (a.k.a. The Rock 'n' Roll show)
prod. no. 143 / 24Mar58 CBS (aired out of prod. sequence)

5.26 [146] The Danny Thomas Show: TERRY'S COACH
prod. no. 150 (31Mar58 copyright date) 31Mar58 CBS
Terry does Shakespeare in a school play.

5.27 [147] The Danny Thomas Show: MAKE ROOM FOR FATHER-IN-LAW
prod. no. 138 / 7Apr58 CBS (aired out of prod. sequence)
Synopsis:
To help Kathy's father during a period of unemployment, Danny offers to make him business manager of the household.
(NBC afternoon re-run 28Feb62)

[---] 14 Apr58 - no details

5.28 [148] The Danny Thomas Show: FAMILY TIES
prod. no. 141 / 21Apr58 CBS

[---] 28Apr58 - no details

5.29 [---] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY THE PERFORMER
prod. no. 151 (26May58 copyright date) airdate not known possibly 14Apr58 or 28Apr58
Danny takes Rusty's pals to see his act.

5.30 [150] The Danny Thomas Show: TERRY'S GIRL FRIEND
prod. no. 149 / 5May58 CBS (aired out of prod. sequence)
A girlfriend of Terry's stays the weekend.

5.31 [151] The Danny Thomas Show: YOU'VE GOT TO BE MISERABLE TO BE HAPPY
prod. no. 146 / 12May58 CBS (aired out of prod. sequence)

5.32 [152] The Danny Thomas Show: TOO GOOD FOR WORDS
prod. no. 152 / 19May58 CBS
A woman columnist deflates Danny's ego.

5.33 [153] The Danny Thomas Show: RUSTY, THE MAN
prod. no. 153 / 26May58 CBS
Synopsis:
Ten-year-old Rusty wants to get a job, but Danny's not thrilled with the idea.

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