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Starring Danny Thomas & Marjorie Lord
Season 11 (CBS) (1963-64)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive [Updated Feb 2018 -PW]
with contributions by: Phil Wala
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


########### The Danny Thomas Show ############
############# season 11 1963-64 ##############
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(final season) ################
CBS Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern
T & L productions
30 episodes (nos 314-343 inc.)
Regular cast includes: Amanda Randolph (as Louise)

11.01 [314] The Danny Thomas Show: RUSTY DRIVES A CAR (Season premiere)
(copyright date 22Aug63)
30-Sep1963 CBS Mon
Synopsis:
Rusty reminds Danny it's the day he promised to go with him to take his driving test. Danny is naturally anxious and
can't believe that his “baby” boy is grown up enough for such mature responsibilities. [Milwaukee Journal]

11.02 [315] The Danny Thomas Show: THE PERFECT CRIME
(copyright date 15Aug63)
7Oct63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Somebody has stolen the money Kathy was saving for Danny's birthday
present.
Amanda Randolph (as Louise)
Guy Marks (as Frank)
Sid Melton (as Charley)

11.03 [316] The Danny Thomas Show: HERE'S THE FIFTY DOLLARS BACK
(copyright date 8Aug63)
14Oct63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Patt Buttram (as Harvey Bullock)
Herb Vigran (as Barber)
Synopsis:
Veteran nightclub entertainer Harvey Bullock says he has come to pay back
the $50 he once borrowed from Danny, but Danny can't seem to remember Harvey.

11.04 [317] The Danny Thomas Show: THE WOMAN BEHIND THE JOKES
(copyright date 1Aug63)
21Oct63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Morey Amsterdam (as Buddy)
Dick Whittinghill (as Howard Blake)
Amanda Randolph (as Louise)
Synopsis:
The woman behind the jokes is Kathy, but she's getting tired of being the
butt of Danny's nightclub wisecracks. Buddy, the gag-writer, is Morey
Amsterdam of "The Dick Van Dyke Show."

11.05 [318] The Danny Thomas Show: THE COUNTRY SQUIRES
(copyright date 7Jul63)
28-Oct-1963 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Kathy and Bunny buy a rickety house in the country and are afraid to tell their husbands about it. [Milwaukee Journal]

11.06 [319] The Danny Thomas Show: LINDA AND THE NEW DRESS
(copyright date 29Aug63)
04-Nov-1963 CBS Mon

11.07 [320] The Danny Thomas Show: MY FAIR UNCLE
(copyright date 5Sep63)
11-Nov-1963 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Hans Conried (as Uncle Tonoose)
Florence Halop (as Matilda)
Synopsis:
In his frequent appearances as Uncle Tonoose, Hans Conried usually steals all the laughs with
his sputtering bombast, but this time he’s fairly matched by equally lippy Florence Halop,
who plays his fiancee, Matilda. Tonoose introduces Matilda as his bride-to-be, but it doesn’t
take long for Danny and Kathy to realize it would be a bad match for Tonoose. [Milwaukee Journal]

11.08 [321] The Danny Thomas Show: SHY ALFIE
(copyright date 12Sep63)
18Nov63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Bernard Fox (as Alfie)
Olive Sturgess (as Diana Mason)
Synopsis:
Danny wants to find a girl for Alfie, the shy waiter at Charley's Copa Club.

[--] 25Nov63 - pre-empted for JFK assassination news coverage.
"The Hex" was originally scheduled to air on this date.


11.09 [322] The Danny Thomas Show: OH, THE CLANCYS
(copyright date 4Oct63)
2Dec63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest Cast:
Barbara Mullen (as Aunt Molly)
Larry Blake (as the police officer)
Synopsis:
Kathy's Aunt Molly arrives from Ireland with her four strapping sons and
announces that she wants them to make their American singing debut at the
Copa Club. The four singing sons are played by the folksinging Clancy
Brothers and Tommy Makem.

11.10 [323] The Danny Thomas Show: THE HEX
(copyright date 19Sep63)
9Dec63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Charles Lane (as Mr. Baker)
Jess Kirkpatrick (as Frank)
Synopsis:
Danny and Charley are "hexed" by Mr. Baker, the carpenter who had the job
of remodeling their country place - until he was fired.

11.11 [324] The Danny Thomas Show: THE BOWLING PARTNERS
16-Dec-1963 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Allen Jenkins (Mr. Herkey), Mike Winkelman (Dale), Craig Marshall (Jimmy)
Synopsis:
"Danny Williams feels he has not been a close pal to his son Rusty. Thinking that Rusty is about to invite him
to join in a father-son bowling tournament, Danny goes all out to fit himself with the necessary equipment and
waits for Rusty to make his plea. Trouble is, Rusty doesn't extend the invitation." [Milwaukee Journal]

11.12 [325] The Danny Thomas Show:
CHRISTMAS STORY
(copyright date 7Nov63)
23Dec63 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Bernard Fox (as Alfie)
Synopsis:
Danny is concerned over the family's lack of Christmas spirit.

11.13 [326] The Danny Thomas Show: LINDA'S CRUSH
(copyright date 31Oct63)
30-Dec-1963 CBS Mon
Synopsis:
Danny Williams embarasses Linda when he discusses her newest boy friend on a television show. [Milwaukee Journal]

11.14 [327] The Danny Thomas Show: PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE
(copyright date 26Sep63)
06-Jan-1964 CBS Mon
Synopsis:
Danny and Kathy share a summer cottage with the Halpers, and four definitely prove to be a crowd. [Milwaukee Journal]

11.15 [328] The Danny Thomas Show: THE TWO MUSKETEERS
(copyright date 14Nov63)
13-Jan-1963 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest Cast:
Ross Martin (Bert)
Bernard Fox (Alfie)
Barbara Stuart (Gertie)
Henry Kulky (Big Joe)
Steven Geray (Dr. Maxwell)
Synopsis:
Ross Martin plays Bert, a member of the Copa Club orchestra, who is threatened with
a beating by Big Joe unless he pays back a $100 loan." [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

11.16 [329] The Danny Thomas Show: KATHY, THE SECRETARY
(copyright date 21Nov63)
20Jan64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Sheldon Leonard (as Phil)
Hollis Irving (as Margo Lawrence)
Synopsis:
Kathy goes to work as a secretary to Danny's agent.

11.17 [330] The Danny Thomas Show: THE QUIZ SHOW
(copyright date 5Dec63)
27Jan64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Guy Marks (as Frank)
Bill Baldwin (as the quizmaster)
Lurene Tuttle (as Frank's mother)
Synopsis:
The Copa Club bartender asks Danny to be his celebrity partner on a quiz show.

11.18 [331] The Danny Thomas Show: HOWDY, NEIGHBORS
(copyright date 12Dec63)
3Feb64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Hope Summers (as Mrs. Simpson)
Willis Bouchey (as Tom Clark)
Dave Willock (as Bill Moore)
Molly Dodd (as Mrs. Moore)
Ed Barkas (as the fiddle player)
Synopsis:
Danny, Kathy, Charley and Bunny figure it's time they made friends with
their new country neighbors.

11.19 [332] The Danny Thomas Show: THE ANTIQUE DEALERS
(copyright date 19Dec63)
10Feb64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Kathy and Bunny were conned into paying $100 for an "antique" cockoo clock.

11.20 [333] The Danny Thomas Show: BUNNY GETS INTO THE ACT
(copyright date 3Jan64)
17Feb64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Cast:
Jackie Joseph (as Mary)
Jane Kean (as Cactus Kate)
Synopsis:
Bunny wants to return to show business - with a part in the revue at her husband's club.

11.21 [334] The Danny Thomas Show: SENSE OF HUMOR
(copyright date 9Jan64)
24Feb64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
John Qualen (as Swenson)
Tiny Brauer (as Schultz)
Synopsis:
The janitor doesn't think it's very funny when Danny starts making jokes
about him in his nightclub act.

11.22 [335] The Danny Thomas Show: TONOOSE GETS A JOB
(copyright date 16Jan64)
2Mar64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Hans Conried (as Uncle Tonoose)
Synopsis:
Uncle Tonoose is looking for a job.

11.23 [336] The Danny Thomas Show: THE LEPRECHAUN
(copyright date 23Jan64)
9Mar64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Directed by Danny Thomas.
Guest cast:
Howard Morris (as Sean)
Allan Melvin (as officer)
Synopsis:
In the park, Linda meets a little man who claims to be a leprechaun.

11.24 [337] The Danny Thomas Show: PUPA FROM ITALY
(copyright date 30Jan64)
16Mar64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Piccola Pupa (as herself)
Nestor Paiva (as Uncle Nino)
Tom D'Andrea (as Shelly)
Synopsis:
Danny imports a young Italian singer to appear at the Copa Club, and then
learns that she has given up pop music for opera.

11.25 [338] The Danny Thomas Show: PUPA'S POOCH
(copyright date 6Feb64)
23-Mar-1964 CBS Mon
Synopsis:
Piccola Pupa is so distraught by the loss of her dog to immigration officials that she cannot sing.

11.26 [339] The Danny Thomas Show: PUPA LOVES RUSTY
(copyright date 13Feb64)
30-Mar-1964 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Piccola Pupa (as herself)
Synopsis:
When Rusty tries speaking to Pupa in her native Italian, he accidentally
proposes - and she accepts.

11.27 [340] The Danny Thomas Show: BEAUTIFUL LADY
(copyright date 27Feb64)
6Apr64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Marilyn Maxwell (as Beverly)
Pearl Shear (as woman)
Synopsis:
"Moose" played shortstop on Danny's grammar school baseball team, but the
once homely tomboy has changed - and how she's changed!

11.28 [341] The Danny Thomas Show: CALL OF THE HOUNDS
(copyright date 5Mar64)
13-Apr-1964 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
John Qualen (as Swenson)
Phil Arnold (as Frank)
Synopsis:
Kathy Williams and Bunny Halper worry that their husbands are working too hard,
and devise a wild scheme to scare them into slowing down.

11.29 [342] The Danny Thomas Show: RUSTY AND THE CHORUS GIRL
(copyright date 12Mar64)
20Apr64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Erin O'Donnell (as Wendy)
Mike Macready (as Brad Wilson)
Synopsis:
Rusty thinks he's in love - with one of the Copa Club chorus girls.

11.30 [343] The Danny Thomas Show: THE PERSISTENT COP
(final episode)
(copyright date 19Mar64)
27Apr64 CBS Monday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Allan Melvin (as Officer Johnson)
Bob Denver (as Herbie)
Joel Warren, Harvey Shapiro, Leon Owens, Johnny Kelly (as the Beau-Jives)
Synopsis:
A policeman talks Danny into auditioning a youthful combo from a tenement
district, but when the boys see Danny's plush apartment they walk out
without playing a note.

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