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Starring Jay North
Season 4 (CBS) (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  James Beer
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


############# Dennis The Menace ##############
############# season 4 1962-63 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
CBS Sundays 7:30 pm Eastern (38 episodes)

4.01 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS AND THE CHINESE GIRL
30-Sep-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 109
Dennis becomes fast friends with a girl from Hong Kong, who’s staying with the Wilsons. [JB]

4.02 [--] Dennis The Menace: YOU GO YOUR WAY
07-Oct-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 110
Dennis hears the Wilsons arguing, and word spreads throughout the neighborhood that John and Eloise are
splitting up. [JB]

4.03 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS AND THE CIRCULAR CIRCUMSTANCES
14-Oct-62 Prod. no. 111
Dennis needs one more dollar to buy an automatic self-loading missing gun. And one dollar is what candidate
Lucy Elkins is paying boys to distribute her campaign circulars. [JB]

4.04 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE LITTLE JUDGE
21-Oct-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 112
Following complaints from Mrs. Elkins, Mr.Wilson is brought to court by Sgt. Mooney for an alleged violation
of an ordinance where he burned garbage in his incinerator past 8 a.m. and he is faced with an all-kid court
with The Honorable Dennis Mitchell as the presiding judge. [JB]

4.05 [--] Dennis The Menace: POOR MR. WILSON
28-Oct-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 113
When Wilson’s money is lost through a hole in his pocket at Quigley’s market, he can’t pay Dennis for washing
his car, and that causes Dennis to believe that Mr. Wilson lost ‘all his money’ in the stock market. [JB]

4.06 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS IN GYPSYLAND
04-Nov-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 114
Determined to write an authentic magazine article on gypsy life, Mr. Wilson, accompanied by Dennis,
dons an appropriate disguise and infiltrates a forbidden camp of gypsies. [JB]

4.07 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE NEW PRINCIPAL
11-Nov-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 115
Dennis and the school’s new principal get off to a bad start when the principal takes a remark from Dennis
about his height the wrong way. [JB]

4.08 [--] Dennis The Menace: SAN DIEGO SAFARI
18-Nov-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 116
The Mitchells and the Wilsons visit the famous San Diego Zoo to pick up a chimpanzee. Mr. Wilson decides to save the
cost of shipping "Bobo'' home, so they are faced with the problem of spending the night in a motel with the ape. [JB]

4.09 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS AT BOOT CAMP
25-Nov-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 117
guest star
Allan Hunt
When Mr. Wilson’s nephew visits him in San Diego, he takes him and Dennis for a ride in the back of a truck
as Mr. Wilson and Dennis inadvertently wind up at a naval base. [JB]

4.10 [--] Dennis The Menace: HENRY'S NEW JOB
02-Dec-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 118
A new executive position is open to Henry if he's willing to spend three years in the jungles of Calpoona.
But Dennis and Alice aren't too anxious to go on a safari. [JB]

4.11 [--] Dennis The Menace: WILSON'S SECOND CHILDHOOD
16-Dec-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 119
Mr. Wilson must write a story on the behavior patterns of children from a child's point of view. Mrs. Wilson has a
suggestion---spend all day Saturday with Dennis and his pals. [JB]

4.12 [--] Dennis The Menace: JANE BUTTERFIELD SAYS
23-Dec-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 120
Mr. Wilson takes a job at a newspaper as a substitute columnist for a few weeks giving advice to the lovelorn
with the hopes of getting every single woman married in town. [JB]

4.13 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS AND THE HERMIT
30-Dec-62 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 121
Guest Star:
Edgar Buchanan
Mr.Wilson suspects that there is a good magazine story in Dennis' friend, Mr.Meekin the hermit, but the cranky old
man keeps a shotgun handy to discourage visitors. [JB]

4.14 [--] Dennis The Menace: MY UNCLE NED
06-Jan-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 122
Guest Cast:
Edward Everett Horton ... Uncle Ned
Harry Worth .............. Charles Winfield
Wilson has written a book about his odd-ball Uncle Ned, but Ned claims that the story is a pack of lies and refuses
to have it published. [JB]
 
4.15 [--] Dennis The Menace: JUNIOR ASTRONAUT
13-Jan-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 123
Mr. Wilson is named chairman of a saving-stamps campaign for the Junior Astronauts and arranges a
contest at Dennis' school to win a trip to Cape Canaveral to meet an astronaut. [JB]

4.16 [--] Dennis The Menace: WILSON'S LITTLE WHITE LIE
20-Jan-63 CBS Sun, Prod. no. 124
Mr. Wilson tells Dennis he isn't feeling well when he's around him, and it leads Dennis to tell
everyone in the neighborhood that Mr. Wilson is very sick. [JB]

4.17 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS, THE RAINMAKER
27-Jan-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 125
Mr. Wilson gives Dennis a book called Secrets Of The Indian Rain Dance, so Dennis and his friends
decide to give it a try. [JB]

4.18 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE CREATURE WITH THE BIG FEET
03-Feb-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 126
Mr. Wilson sees big foot prints in the back yard caused by Dennis' novelty shoes, which causes John to believe
that there is a bigfoot-type creature out there on the loose from what he read about in the newspaper. [JB]

4.19 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS, THE CONFUSED CUPID
10-Feb-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 127
Dennis and Tommy decide to help along a potential romance between an older friend of his and a new girl in town. [JB]

4.20 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS GOES TO WASHINGTON
17-Feb-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 128
Guest Cast:
Charles Watts ......... Mayor Yates
William Zuckert ....... Senator Philbin
Pat Close...Freddy
The mayor sends Dennis to Washington to persuade Senator Philbin to petition for the creation of a national forest. [JB]

4.21 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE BIG BASKETBALL GAME
24-Feb-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 129
The star of Dennis' basketball team, Stretch, quits the team because Johnny Brady and others make fun of him. [JB]

4.22 [--] Dennis The Menace: WILSON'S ALLERGY
03-Mar-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 130
Guest Cast:
Brendan Dillon ........ Cecil III
Mr. Wilson starts to sneeze every time Dennis comes near him---and he thinks he's allergic to the boy. [JB]

4.23 [--] Dennis The Menace: BABY BOOTIES
10-Mar-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 131 (11Aug 63 Rerun)
Guest Cast:
Alan Hewitt ......... Dr. Frederick Johnson
Paul Barselow ....... Mr.Fleckner
Richard Collier ..... Milkman
When Dennis sees the baby booties Mrs. Wilson is knitting (as golf-club covers for her husband),
he thinks she's expecting. [JB]

4.24 [--] Dennis The Menace: MY FOUR BOYS
17-Mar-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 132
Mr. Wilson wins an essay contest, which requires contestants to have children, so asks Dennis and his
friends to pose as his own offspring. [JB]

4.25 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS AND THE HOMING PIGEONS
24-Mar-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 133
Dennis and Tommy decide to use homing pigeons to send messages to each other, including a very important
message that Mr. Wilson wrote on a notepad. [JB]

4.26 [--] Dennis The Menace: A TAX ON CATS
31-Mar-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 134
A neighborhood feline, who's been annoying to Mr. Wilson, leads him to the conclusion that there should
be a tax on cats. [JB]

4.27 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE UNINVITED GUEST
07-Apr-63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 135
With Henry away in New York on buisness and Alice having to spend time with Henry's mother, Dennis stays
with the Wilsons for a night, even with a burglar out there on the loose. [JB]

4.28 [--] Dennis The Menace: DENNIS PLAYS ROBIN HOOD
14Apr63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 136
When Dennis gets a bow and arrow, a frightened Mr. Wilson suggests that he emulate the famous Sherwood Forest
archer Robin Hood and roam in the park out of rage. [JB]

4.29 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE THREE F's
21Apr63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 137
Mr. Wilson thinks property taxes are rising because the school is wasting money on non-essential
programs and luxuries, so he is invited to be a student at Dennis’ school. [JB]

4.30 [--] Dennis The Menace: NEVER SAY DYE
28Apr63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 138
A famous actress commissions Mr. Wilson to write an article about her, thinking he is a young,
vigorous author with a youthful point of view. [JB]

4.31 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE LOST DOG
05May63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 139
Written by Budd Grossman
Directed by Charles Barton
Mr. Wilson takes in a stray dog he believes is worth a 100 dollar reward.

4.32 [--] Dennis The Menace: TUXEDO TROUBLE
12May63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 140
Dennis and his pals start up a laundry service, using Mrs. Elkins’ old washing machine. [JB]

4.33 [--] Dennis The Menace: HAWAIIAN LOVE SONG
19May63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 141
Eloise Wilson is upset at her husband, John, because she thinks that he’s not taking her to Hawaii
for their anniversary, even though he promised to. [JB]

4.34 [--] Dennis The Menace: THE LUCKY RABBIT'S FOOT
26-May-1963 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 142
"The Lucky Rabbit's Foot" is Dennis's solution for Mr. Wilson's streak of bad luck, but Wilson refuses
to believe that the charm will work. [JB]

4.35 [--] Dennis The Menace: LISTEN TO THE MOCKINGBIRD
02Jun63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 143
Mr. Wilson and Mrs. Elkins each run for the president of the Birdwatchers’ Club. [JB]

4.36 [--] Dennis The Menace: FIRST EDITIONS
09Jun63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 144
Henry tells Dennis to sell his massive comic book collection, so he puts them up for sale,
just when Mr. Wilson is putting up his own book collection for sale to a prospective buyer. [JB]

4.37 [--] Dennis The Menace: A MAN AMONG MEN
16Jun63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 145
While Henry is out of town, Dennis tries to take his place and does everything that his father would do. [JB]

4.38 [--] Dennis The Menace: AUNT EMMA VISITS THE WILSONS (final episode)
7Jul63 CBS Sun / Prod. no. 146
Written by Budd Grossman
Directed by Charles Barton
Guest Cast:
Verna Felton ..... Aunt Emma
Sara Seegar
When Mr. Wilson's Aunt Emma pays a visit she takes an instant liking to Dennis, causing
Mr. Wilson to fear she will make Dennis her heir.

Dennis The Menace (Network Reruns) (NBC) (1963-65)

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