CTVA US Comedy - "The Ed Wynn Show" (Screen Gems/NBC) (1958-59) starring EdWynn

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The Ed Wynn Show (1958-59)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Robert Leszczak
references:
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THE ED WYNN SHOW
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Screen Gems, a division of Columbia Pictures
for
NBC (Thursdays 8:00pm ET)
Executive Producer Ben Feiner, Jr. / Produced by Garry Simpson
Directed by William Russell

UK Comedy series 1958-59 approx 16 episodes x 30 min
(25Sep58-1Jan59)
Starring:
Ed Wynn as John Beamer
Jacklyn O'Donnell as Lurie (granddaughter)
Sherry Alberoni as Midge (granddaughter)
Herb Vigran as Ernie Hinshaw (lawyer)
Clarence Straight as Mayor Brandon

Premise:
Ed Wynn plays John Beamer, a retired man trying to raise
his two orphaned granddaughters in a small college town.

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NBC Thursdays 8:00pm Eastern
(25Sep58-1Jan59)(15 slots/16 episodes ? - possibly 1 unnaired)

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: (pilot?) [verified -RL]
1958 airdate not known
From Screen Gems / Produced by Ben Feiner, Jr.
written by Devery Freeman
directed by William Russell
cast -
ED WYNN .............. John Beamer
SHERRY ALBERONI ...... granddaughter Midge
JACKLYN O'DONNELL .... college-age granddaughter Laurie
GARY VINSON .......... Sandy (boarder)
MYRNA FAHEY .......... Pauline (boarder)
MAUREEN CASSIDY ...... Katie (boarder)
NORMAN OLLESTAD ...... Biff (boarder)
HERB VIGRAN .......... Ernest Hinshaw
JESSLYN FAX .......... Mrs. Creavy
CHARLES ARNT ......... Mr. Lagenauer
Synopsis:
Midge and Laurie are staying with the granddad, John Beamer until their
dad returns from service in Saudi Arabia. Laurie is of college age, and
when her friends have trouble finding rooms on campus, she convinces
granddad John to take them in as boarders...including a monkey named Darwin. [RL]

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: THE CROSSING GUARD [verified -RL]
1958 airdate not known
A Thalia-Keethwyn Production
Produced by Ben Feiner, Jr.
Written by Arthur Julian and Bill Davenport
Directed by Arthur Lubin
Guest cast
Ross Ford as George Megway
Howard Wright as Gus Kennedy
Elaine Edwards as Mrs. Megway
Herb Vigran as Ernie Hinshaw
Frank Wilcox as Commissioner Farrell
June White as Mrs. Farrell
Sherry Alberoni as Midge
Jacklyn O'Donnell as Laurie
Synopsis:
John Beamer (Ed Wynn) fills in for the regular crossing guard (Gus Kennedy) who needs a day off
to attend his grandson's christening. John almost loses Gus' job when he has an altercation with
a man at the stop street, who winds up being the new city traffic manager (who now wants to eliminate
the crossing guard and instead install a traffic light because of Beamer). [RL]

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: SINCERELY SAM HILL
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: A DATE WITH MRS. CREAVY
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: AUNT LYDIA COMES TO TOWN
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: EXCHANGE PROFESSOR
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: THE JALOPY DERBY
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: LAURIE'S CAPER _or_ Laurie's Career
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: LOVER'S LANE
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: MIDGE'S AWARD
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: NEW YORK ADVENTURE
1958 airdate not known

1.4 [--] The Ed Wynn Show: NATURE KNOWS BEST
16 October 1958 NBC Thur
Guest Cast
William Smith
A gawky college boy falls for John Beamer's granddaughter Laurie and
takes up "squatter's rights on the Beamer living room sofa. [RF]

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: NEW BOY IN TOWN
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: THE PARKING TICKET
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: THE MUSIC LOVERS
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: THE SCHOLARSHIP
1958 airdate not known

1.xx [--] The Ed Wynn Show: YOUNGER THAN AUTUMN
1958 airdate not known

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Airdates:
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1.1 [--] 25Sep58 NBC Thur
2Oct58
9Oct58
16Oct58
23Oct58
30Oct58
6Nov58
13Nov58
20Nov58
27Nov58
4Dec58
11Dec58
18Dec58
25Dec58
1Jan59   NBC Thur (final episode)

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