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Starring Danny Thomas & Marjorie Lord
Season 9 (CBS) (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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########### The Danny Thomas Show ############
############# season 9 1961-62 ###############
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CBS Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern
31 episodes (prod. nos. 251-281)

9.01 [251] The Danny Thomas Show: FOR EVERY MAN THERE'S A WOMAN
prod. no. 254 (18Aug61 copyright date) 2Oct61 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Bill Dana (as Jose Jimenez)
Synopsis #1:
Tonight, comedian Bill Dana appears as his own character creation Jose Jimenez.
Synopsis #2:
Jose, the elevator operator in Danny's building, is afraid that his accent
will ruin his chances with the girl of his dreams, so he asks Danny to
write her a letter. (Seems he writes with an accent too.)
(Network re-run 28May62)

9.02 [252] The Danny Thomas Show: LINDA RUNS AWAY
prod. no. 253 (11Aug61 copyright date) 9Oct61 CBS

9.03 [253] The Danny Thomas Show: LOVE LETTERS
prod. no. 252 (5Aug61 copyright date) 16Oct61 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Dick Wesson (as Jay Sandrich)
Naomi Stevens (as Mrs. Schwartz)
Synopsis:
When Kathy quotes some choice phrases from Danny's old love letters, he threatens to burn them. Alarmed, Kathy returns
the letters to their hiding place in a table drawer, or so she thinks. No one figured on Linda finding the amorous
epistles and playing mailman with them all over the apartment building.

9.04 [254] The Danny Thomas Show: THE TRUMPET PLAYER
prod. no. 251 (28Jul61 copyright date) 23Oct61 CBS
Guest cast:
Harry James (as Larry Norman)
Synopsis:
Rusty has become a pretty hot drummer and Danny takes him down to audition
for the YMCA band. But instructor Larry Norman isn't impressed with Rusty's hot licks.
(NBC afternoon re-run 11Sep62)

9.05 [255] The Danny Thomas Show: TONOOSE VS. DALY
prod. no. 255 (25Aug61 copyright date) 30Oct61 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Hans Conried (as Uncle Tonoose)
William Demarest (as Mr. Daly)
Synopsis:
Mr. Daly, Kathy's father, has just arrived for a visit, when suddenly
there's another knock on the door. It's Danny's Uncle Tonoose - who's also
planning a sojourn with his relatives.

[--] 6Nov61 CBS pre-empted for a Danny Kaye special (a 1-hour special
pre-empting both "The Danny Thomas Show" and "The Andy Griffith Show")


9.06 [256] The Danny Thomas Show: HEN-PECKED CHARLEY
prod. no. 257 (15Sep61 copyright date) 13Nov61 CBS

9.07 [257] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY WEAVES A WEB
prod. no. 256 (8Sep61 copyright date) 20Nov61 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Danny dents a fender on the family car and decides what Kathy doesn't know won't hurt her.
Sid Melton (as Charley)

9.xx [---] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY AND DURANTE
prod. no. 258 (22Sep61 copyright date) 27Nov61 CBS
Guest star:
Jimmy Durante (as himself)
Guest cast:
Gina Genardi (as Carla)
Ned Glass (as Benny)
William Bixby (as Mack)
Oliver Cliff (as Mr. Carew)
Robert Hall (as Tab)
Synopsis:
Jimmy Durante is a guest. The Schnozz is invited to a banquet in honor of
his niece Carla, who's graduating from college. But he doesn't want to go -
he's afraid he won't feel at home among all those educated types.
(CBS repeat 21May62)

9.xx [---] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY AND THE BROWNIES
prod. no. 261 (12Oct61 copyright date) CBS  4Dec61 CBS

9.10 [260] The Danny Thomas Show: TONOOSE'S PLOT
prod. no. 259 (29Sep61 copyright date) 11Dec61 CBS

9.11 [261] The Danny Thomas Show: KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
prod. no. 260 (6Oct61 copyright date) 19Dec61 CBS

9.12 [262] The Danny Thomas Show: TEACHER FOR A DAY
prod. no. 263 (3Nov61 copyright date) 25Dec61 CBS
Guest cast:
Mabel Albertson (as the teacher)
Veronica Cartwright (sister of series regular Angela Cartwright / as Barbara)
Synopsis:
Danny visits Rusty's school and remarks that teaching looks pretty easy. So Rusty's teacher dares him to try it.
(Network re-run 14May62)

 9.13 [263] The Danny Thomas Show: USELESS CHARLEY
prod. no. 264 (10Nov61 copyright date) CBS air date unknown (possibly 1Jan62)

9.14 [264] The Danny Thomas Show: A BABY FOR CHARLEY
prod. no. 262 (27Oct61 copyright date) CBS air date unknown (probably 8Jan62)
Synopsis (for 8Jan62):
Charley has finally been let in on the news that he is going to be a
father. His wife Bunny has told him, and his friend Danny has told him -
and he still can't believe it.

9.15 [265] The Danny Thomas Show: LINDA, THE TOMBOY
prod. no. 265 (16Nov61 copyright date) 15Jan62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Scott McCarter (as Jimmy)
Sally Smith (as Eloise)
Synopsis:
Danny thinks ladies should be ladies - especially when Linda comes home
with a black eye and torn clothes after a sandlot football game.

9.16 [266] The Danny Thomas Show: THE BIG FIGHT
prod. no. 266 (22Nov61 copyright date) 22Jan62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Hope Sommers (as the cleaning woman)
Tom Cound (as the waiter)
Regular cast:
Pat Carroll (as Bunny)
Sid Melton (as Charley)
Danny and Charley are at odds: each thinks he's the most indispensable person at the Copa Club. When it appears
that the argument may end in a split-up, Bunny and Kathy try to intervene.
(CBS re-run 11Jun62)

9.17 [267] The Danny Thomas Show: CASANOVA TONOOSE
prod. no. 267 (1Dec61 copyright date) 29Jan62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Ann Tyrell (as Mrs. Marshall)
Hans Conried is back as Uncle Tonoose, who has an important announcement to
make: He is going to get married and has set the date. All he has to do now is find a bride.

9.18 [268] The Danny Thomas Show: CHARLEY DOES IT HIMSELF
prod. no. 268 (22Dec61 copyright date) 5Feb62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Sid Melton (as Charley)
Pat Carroll (as Bunny)
Synopsis:
Since his wife is expecting, Charley Halper decides to redecorate one of the rooms in the house as a nursery.
It's going to be a "do-it-yourself" job with Danny lending a hand.
(NBC afternoon re-run 12Sep62)

9.19 [269] The Danny Thomas Show: THE P. T. A. BASH
prod. no. 269 (29Dec61 copyright date) 12Feb62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Danny is rehearsing some material for an appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when Kathy interrupts.
She and the kids have some material of their own that they intend to use at the next PTA meeting and she
insists that Danny "audition" it.

9.20 [270] The Danny Thomas Show: A NOSE BY ANY OTHER NAME
prod. no. 270 (5Jan62 copyright date) 19Feb62 CBS
Synopsis:
Danny is doing a run-through of some new material for his night-club act, in which he takes a few verbal pokes at his
own nose. Kathy isn't impressed by the routine, and Danny decides that she's ashamed of his beak.
(NBC afternoon re-run 14Sep62)

9.21 [271] The Danny Thomas Show: CASANOVA JUNIOR
prod. no. 271 (12Jan62 Copyright date) 26Feb62 Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Dixie Ann Barnes (as Darlene)
Pamela Beaird (as Gloria)
Jimmy Baird (as Tommy)
Danny and Kathy find out Rusty is not planning to attend his class dance because he feels awkward around girls.
But Danny insists that he call his friend Gloria and invite her anyhow.

9.22 [272] The Danny Thomas Show: TEMPER TEMPER
prod. no. 273 (copyright date 26Jan62) 5Mar62CBS

9.23 [273] The Danny Thomas Show: THE HUNGER STRIKE
prod. no. 272 (19Jan62 Copyright date) 12Mar62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Probably the correct synopsis:
Amanda Randolph (as Louise)
Danny suspects an ulterior motive when Rusty compliments him on his singing.

9.24 [274] The Danny Thomas Show: BUNNY COOKS A MEAL
prod. no. 274 (1Feb62 Copyright date) 19Mar62 CBS
Probably the correct synopsis:
Charley's cousin wants to sample some of Bunny's home cooking.
Guest cast:
Louis Nye (as Herman)

9.25 [275] The Danny Thomas Show: JOSE'S PROTEGE
prod. no. 275 (16Feb62 Copyright date) 26Mar62 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Bill Dana (as Jose Jimenez)
Herbie Faye (as Mr. Perkins)
Ruth Perrott (as a stage mother)
Synopsis:
Danny is upset: A newspaper columnist has revealed that he is looking for
two child actors to appear on his upcoming TV special - and Danny is sure
that every stage mother in town will read it.

9.26 [276] The Danny Thomas Show: DANNY AND BOB HOPE GET AWAY FROM IT ALL
prod. no. 276 (copyright date 23Feb62) 2Apr62 CBS

9.27 [277] The Danny Thomas Show: EXTRASENSORY CHARLEY
prod. no. 277 (copyright date 2Mar62) 9Apr62 CBS

9.28 [278] The Danny Thomas Show: KATHY, THE PRO
prod. no. 278 (copyright date 9Mar62) possible airdate 16Apr62

9.29 [279] The Danny Thomas Show: A PROMISE IS A PROMISE
prod. no. 279 (copyright date 16Mar62) 23Apr62 CBS

9.30 [280] The Danny Thomas Show: THE SMART ALECK
prod. no. 280 (copyright date 23Mar62 30Apr62 CBS

9.31 [281] The Danny Thomas Show: THE BABY
prod. no. 281 (copyright date 30Mar62) 7May62 CBS

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