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Starring Danny Thomas & Marjorie Lord
Season 6 (CBS) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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########### The Danny Thomas Show ############
############# season 6 1958-59 ###############
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CBS Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern
32 episodes (prod. nos. 154-185)
6Oct58  [--] re-run? of "The Bob Hope Show" (prod no. 140 made during season 5)
(possible re-run from 6Jan58)


6.01 [154] The Danny Thomas Show: RUSTY THE WARD HEELER
prod. no. 155 / 13Oct58 CBS
Rusty asks his father for help in his campaign for the class presidency

6.02 [155] The Danny Thomas Show: THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY
prod. no. 154 / 20Oct58 CBS
Guest: William Demarest
Sparks fly when Danny and Kathy argue over who proposed to whom.

6.03 [156] The Danny Thomas Show: TERRY GOES STEADY
prod. no. 157 / 27Oct58 CBS
Synopsis 1:
Danny learns the rigors of parenthood when Terry starts dating
Synopsis 2:
Danny frets when Terry decides to go steady.

6.04 [157] The Danny Thomas Show: TAKE A MESSAGE
prod. no. 158 / 3Nov58 CBS
Kathy's headed for trouble when she forgets to give Danny several phone messages.

6.05 [158] The Danny Thomas Show: A LOCKET FOR LINDA
prod. no. 159 / 10Nov58 CBS
An ordinary-looking locket brings excitement and sentiment to the Williams'
home.

6.06 [159] The Danny Thomas Show: JACK BENNY TAKES DANNY'S JOB
prod. no. 156 (6Oct58 copyright date) / possible airdate 17Nov58


Rusty's Boy Scout troop prefers Jack Benny.

6.07 [160] The Danny Thomas Show: UNCLE TONOOSE'S FLING
prod. no. 161 (24Nov58 copyright date) 24Nov58 CBS
Uncle Tonoose decides to become a playboy.

6.08 [161] The Danny Thomas Show: LINDA'S TONSILS
prod. no. 163 (1Dec58 copyright date) 1Dec58 CBS
Synopsis:
Removing tonsils can sometimes be like pulling teeth, as Linda needs to undergo a tonsillectomy.

6.09 [162] The Danny Thomas Show: DINAH SHORE AND DANNY ARE RIVALS
prod. no. 162 / 8Dec58 CBS
A rivalry develops between Dinah Shore and Danny

6.10 [163] The Danny Thomas Show: THE REUNION
prod. no. 160 / 15Dec58 CBS
Synopsis #1
Danny meets with successful school friends -- and then dreams of becoming  a surgeon, a scientist and a diplomat.
Synopsis #2:
A school reunion sets Danny to daydreaming.

6.11 [164] The Danny Thomas Show: KATHY'S CAREER
prod. no. 165 / possible airdate 22Dec58
Kathy's decision to embark on a career in the fashion world throws the
Williams household into a turmoil.

6.12 [165] The Danny Thomas Show: THE SAINTS COME MARCHING IN
prod. no. 166 / 29Dec58 CBS
Danny gets a new slant on juvenile problems when he discovers his son is a
member of a gang.

6.13 [166]The Danny Thomas Show: LUCILLE BALL UPSETS WILLIAMS HOUSEHOLD
prod. no. 164 / 5Jan59 CBS
Guest stars:
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz
Synopsis:
Lucille Ball, that dizzy redhead, wreaks havoc at the Danny Williams household.

6.14 [167] The Danny Thomas Show: TONY BENNETT GETS DANNY'S HELP
prod. no. 167 (12Jan59 copyright date) possible airdate 12Jan59
Tony Bennett, as Danny's "Cousin Stephen" from Toledo, rebels from an
assured future with his father in the dry goods business, and Danny acts as arbiter.

6.15 [168] The Danny Thomas Show: TENNESSEE ERNIE STAYS FOR DINNER
prod. no. 168 / 19Jan59 CBS
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Tennessee Ernie Ford as "Kentucky Cal," a transient entertainer, befriends
Rusty and Linda, much to the consternation of their parents.

6.16 [169] The Danny Thomas Show: BOB HOPE & DANNY BECOME DIRECTORS
prod. no. 169 / 26Jan59 CBS
Bob Hope and Danny Williams become involved, and embroiled, in a lavish
production of the fairytale classic, "Alice In Wonderland."

6.17 [170] The Danny Thomas Show: RED TAPE
prod. no. 170 / 2Feb59 CBS
Danny becomes indignant when it is alleged that show business people are not "representative" Americans.

6.18 [171] The Danny Thomas Show: GINA FROM ITALY
prod. no. 172 / 9Feb59 CBS
Annette Funicello joins the Danny Williams household as Gina, an exchange student from Italy.
Annette sings “Santa Lucia”

6.19 [172] The Danny Thomas Show: SHIRLEY JONES MAKES GOOD
prod. no. 171 / 16Feb59 CBS
Lauritz Melchior and Shirley Jones emerge as a father-daughter musical team
when the guest-star singers appear.

6.20 [173] The Danny Thomas Show: GINA'S FIRST DATE
prod. no. 174 / 23Feb59 CBS
Teaching Gina the customs of American teenagers gets Danny Williams into a mess of trouble.

6.21 [174] The Danny Thomas Show: GROWING PAINS
prod. no. 175 / 2Mar59 CBS
Growing pains, in the form of a cute little classmate, cause Rusty Williams to seek parental advice.

6.22 [175] The Danny Thomas Show: FRANKIE LAINE SINGS FOR GINA
prod. no. 173 / 9Mar59 CBS
Asked by exchange student Gina to perform at a school dance, Frankie Laine
agrees, until the machinations of Danny and the measles intervene.

6.23 [176] The Danny Thomas Show: KATHY LEAVES DANNY
prod. no. 176 / 16Mar59 CBS
A family tiff over who's boss erupts and Kathy leaves Danny

6.24 [177] The Danny Thomas Show: THE LATIN LOVER
prod. no. 177 / 23Mar59 CBS
An Italian friend of Gina's makes a surprise visit and attempts to use
Gina's influence on Danny for personal gain.

6.25 [178] The Danny Thomas Show: LOSERS WEEPERS
prod. no. 178 / 30Mar59 CBS
Danny's agent and Kathy inadvertently misplace the script for his new
nightclub routine and tempers flare.

6.26 [179] The Danny Thomas Show: GRAMPA'S DIET (a.k.a. Grandpa's diet)
prod. no. 179 / 6Apr59
Grampa, on a strict diet, comes to visit the Williamses and fights a
running battle with the family by trying to sneak forbidden morsels of food into the house.

6.27 [180] The Danny Thomas Show: THE DOUBLE DINNER
prod. no. 180 (20Apr59 copyright date) 20Apr59 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis 1:
When Danny is nominated for Abbot of the Friars Club, Kathy inadvertently
enlists the aid of opposing factions for his support.
Synopsis 2:
Danny decides to become a candidate for Abbot of the Friars Club. He
discovers that he must first win the backing of rival groups within the organization.

6.28 [181]The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY'S BIG FAN (verified on film)
prod. no. 181 / 27Apr59 CBS
The Danny Thomas Show (1959) - Danny's Big Fan (1 of 3)
The Danny Thomas Show (1959) - Danny's Big Fan (2 of 3)
The Danny Thomas Show (1959) - Danny's Big Fan (3 of 3)
Sponsor: Sanka Coffee
Executive Producer: Louis F. Edelman / Produced & Directed by Sheldon Leonard
Story Consultant: Arthur Stander
Written by Jack Elinson & Charles Stewart
Starring: Danny Thomas, Marjorie Lord, Rusty Hamer, Angela Cartwright
Guest Star:
Salvatori Baccaloni
Cast:
Ben Lessy, Frank Nelson, Lenny Bremen, John Laing
Metropolitan Opera star Salvatori Baccaloni plays the part of a rich Danny Williams' fan who wants to buy friendship.
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6.29 [182] The Danny Thomas Show: THE SURPRISE PARTY
prod. no. 182
possible airdate 4May59
Seemingly forgotten on his birthday, Danny Williams becomes a study in
dejection and remorse.

6.30 [183] The Danny Thomas Show: GINA FOR PRESIDENT
prod. no. 183 / 11May59 CBS
Gina from Italy opposes her boyfriend for class president when Danny and
Kathy take over as their respective campaign managers.
Annette performs “Wild Willy”.

6.31 [184] The Danny Thomas Show: THE PRACTICAL JOKE
prod. no. 184 / 18May59 CBS
Danny Williams finds himself caught in the cross fire of practical jokes and jokers.

6.32 [185] The Danny Thomas Show: LINDA'S GIANT (a.k.a. "Linda's Idol")
prod. no. 185 / 25May59 CBS
Kathy and Danny are amazed at Linda's seemingly tall tales of a newly-
acquired nine-foot giant friend.

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