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Don't Call Me Charlie! (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger:
references:
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McGuire Company, Inc. production
for
NBC (Fridays 9:30 pm EST)
Created & Produced by Don McGuire
US Forces Comedy series 1962-63 18 episodes x 30 min
(21Sep62-25Jan63)
Starring:
Josh Peine as Private Judson McKay
John Hubard as Colonel Charles Barker
Alan Napier as General Steele
Cully Richards as Sergeant Wozniak OR Wozniah
Arte Johnson as Coporal Lefkowitz
Louise Glenn as Selma Yossarian
Linda Lawson as Patricia Perry
Penny Santon as Madame Fatime

Premise:
The story of Judson McKy, a backwoods Iowa veterinarian now drafted
and assigned to the Army in Paris. He refuses to let the sophistication
of Europe change his square innocent ways. The title is derived from
Charles Barker, a colonel who detests being called "Charlie"

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NBC Fridays 9:30 pm Eastern

 [01] Don't Call Me Charlie!: VIVE JUDSON McKAY
21Sep62 NBC Fri (copyright date 14Sep62)
Synopsis:
No sooner is Judson drafted into the army than he finds himself
whipped off and assigned to Paris. [TA]
TV Guide:
[Debut] Josh Peine stars in this half-hour film comedy series
as Judson McKay, a veterinarian stationed in Paris with the U.S. Army.
Also appearing will be:
John Hubbard as Col. U. Charles Barker, Judson's CO;
Cully Richards as First Sergeant Wozniak;
Alan Napier as General steele;
and Linda Lawson as Pat Perry.

[02] Don't Call Me Charlie!: NO VACANCY
28Sep62 NBC Fri (copyright date 5Apr62)
(early copyright date suggests that this might be the pilot episode)
Synopsis:
Judson needs a dispensary for his animals, and General Steele suggests
using the spare room next to Colonel Barker's office. But the Colonel
doesn't approve - he has turned the place into a plush suite for his
own personal use. [TA]
(Delayed local broadcast: 30Sep62 on WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Sunday
8:00pm)

[03] Don't Call Me Charlie!: THE MAN WHO CRIED WOLF
5Oct62 NBC Fri (copyright date 21Sep62)
Guest cast:
Maurice Dallimore (as Willie Shorthouse)
Synopsis:
Colonel Barker is still burning because his plush living quarters have
been turned into a dispensary for Judson's animals. So he devises a
plan to get rid of Judson - and his animals. [TA]

[04] Don't Call Me Charlie!: A FRIEND IN NEED
12Oct62 NBC Fri (copyright date 28Sep62)
Guest Cast:
Karl Lucas (as Sergeant Childress)
Stephen Pearlman and Buck Kartalian (as M.P.'s)
Synopsis:
Colonel Barker wants a date with General Steele's secretary, but she's
sweet on Judson. All's fair in love and war, so the colonel banishes
his rival to night duty [TA]

[05] Don't Call Me Charlie!: ONLY THE LONELY
19Oct62 NBC Fri (copyright date 5Oct62)
Synopsis:
It's General Steele's 25th year in the Army and he asks Colonel Barker
to join him in a little celebration. But the colonel has a date, so he
prevails upon Mme. Fatime to help the general celebrate. [TA]

26Oct62 - pre-empted for "Teahouse of the August Moon," a "Hallmark Hall
of Fame" special with John Forsythe and Miyoshi Umeki.


[06] Don't Call Me Charlie!: THE DOG SHOW
2Nov62 NBC Fri (copyright date 19Oct62)
Synopsis:
Colonel Barker turns down Judson's request to hold a dog show on the base
to raise money for an Army relief fund. But General Steele hears about the
idea and decides to veto the colonel's decision. [TA]

[07] Don't Call Me Charlie!: SCHOOL DAYS
9Nov62 NBC Fri (copyright date 26Oct62)
Guest cast:
Barry Cahill (as Lieutenant Rogers)
Synopsis:
General Steele gets orders from the Pentagon to start a course in American
history for his men. Judson goes right to the head of the class - as the
base's American history instructor. [TA]

[08] Don't Call Me Charlie!: HELLO MISS YOSSARIAN
16Nov62 NBC Fri
Synopsis:
According to Colonel Barker, secretary Selma Yossarian has taken her last
extended coffee break on the taxpayers' money. The Colonel fires Selma
- and proclaims that her persona is non grata on his post. [TA]

[09] Don't Call Me Charlie!: WHO STOLE MY BOOTS?
23Nov62 NBC Fri (copyright date 9Nov62)
Guest cast:
Len Weinrib (as shoemaker)
Eugene Borden (as Gendarme)
Dee J. Thompson (as Mrs. Quinion)
Bill Peterson (as M.P.)
Synopsis:
Corporal Lefkowitz lands himself in the pokey for taking a poke at a shoemaker.
The corporal brought Colonel Barker's boots in to be fixed and, when the
cobbler bungled the job - Lefkowitz lowered the boom. [TA]

[10] Don't Call Me Charlie!: A VISIT FROM AMOS DOOLITTLE
30Nov62 NBC Fri (copyright date 16Nov62)
Synopsis:
The base gets "A Visit from Amos Doolittle," a major from the Inspector
General's office, who is shocked to find that General Steele isn't running
things "the Army way." [TA]

[11] Don't Call Me Charlie!: POOR LITTLE HILDA
7Dec62 NBC Fri (copyright date 23Nov62)
Guest cast:
Valerie Allen (as Hilda MacDougall)
Synopsis:
Hilda is just too pretty and too proficient an officer to please the Colonel. [TA]

[12] Don't Call Me Charlie!: PLAY IT, SAM
14Dec62 NBC Fri (copyright date 30Nov62)
Written by Don McGuire
Directed by Don McGuire (who also created and produced this series. He also
plays General Nuxhall in this episode.)
Guest cast:
Oscar Beregi (as LeDoux)
Nan Peterson (as Nan)
Don McGuire (as General Nuxhall)
Synopsis:
Colonel Barker wants to open a night club in Paris, but Army regulations
are strictly opposed to the Colonel's cabaret. [TA]

[13] Don't Call Me Charlie!: BUILD A BETTER MOUSETRAP
21Dec62 NBC Fri (copyright date 7Dec62)
Guest cast:
Patrick Rossen (as Mike)
Byron Morrow (as Colonel Evans)
Karl Lucas (as MP)
Synopsis:
A little mouse with a broken leg starts some big trouble at the base when
he gets loose from Judson's animal dispensary. [TA]

[14] Don't Call Me Charlie!: TAKE MY HAND
28Dec62 NBC Fri (copyright date 14Dec62)
Guest cast:
Ron Hayes (as Capt. Roger Andrews)
Synopsis:
After he is blinded in an auto accident, Capt. Roger Andrews becomes
a very bitter man. General Steele asks his secretary Pat to see if she
can give the captain's morale a boost. [TA]

[15] Don't Call Me Charlie!: RAISE YOUR RIGHT HAND
4Jan63 NBC Fri (copyright date 21Dec62)
Guest cast:
Bernard Kates (as Senator Agajanian)
Alan Reed Jr. (as Pvt. Winthrop Fairchild)
Synopsis:
On a tour of the base, U.S. Senator Agajanian remarks that he'd like
to see a court-martial. [TA]

[16] Don't Call Me Charlie!: ROLLO THE WONDER DOG
11Jan63 NBC Fri (copyright date 28Dec62)
Guest cast:
Joe Mantell (as Al Allen)
Synopsis:
"Rollo the Wonder Dog" has been acting sluggish of late, so his owner,
Al Allen, brings him to the base's animal dispensary. Allen wants his
famous performing pooch cured in a hurry - Rollo is about to make a
movie with Brigitte Bardot. [TA]

[17] Don't Call Me Charlie!: NO MILK TODAY
18Jan63 NBC Fri
Synopsis:
When Judson condemns a truckload of milk delivered to the base,
Colonel Barker has to go without his daily cereal. But the colonel's
troubles are just beginning - he learns that the milk company intends
to sue the Army for breaking its contract. [TA]

[18] Don't Call Me Charlie!: LORENZO JOHNSON, D.V.M., RETIRED
25Jan63 NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Leo Penn (as Lorenzo Johnson)
Oscar Beregi (as Hugo)
Guy de Vestal (as Dr. LeClaire)
Synopsis:
"Lorenzo Johnson, D.V.M., Retired," a former Army veterinarian,
has really hit the skids since leaving the service. Colonel Barker
and Sergeant Wozniak decide to try getting Johnson back on his feet
- and stop him from drinking. [TA]

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