CTVA US Comedy - "Ethel and Albert" (NBC) Season 3 (Fall 1954)

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Starring Peg Lynch & Alan Bunce
Season 3 (NBC) (Fall 1954)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Jim Brent, Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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NBC Saturdays 7:30 pm EST)(1954-55) (04Sep54-25Dec54) (17 Episodes)

 3.01 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
04Sep54 NBC Sat
The gift-laden Arbuckles have a hectic return trip home to Sandy Harbor after
their summer vacation. [JB]

3.02 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
11Sep54 NBC Sat
Albert tackles the Sandy Harbor traffic problem. He gets an unexpected assist
from puzzle-minded Ethel. [JB]

3.03 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
18Sep54 NBC Sat
Ethel and Albert do a favor for some friends and find out that baby-sitting
is not necessarily a simple pastime. [JB]

3.04 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
25Sep54 NBC Sat
Albert yearns for the rural life when he learns that his hometown newspaper
is up for sale. [JB]

3.05 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
02Oct54 NBC Sat
Ethel wonders if a woman should try to change her husband's ways, as she
observes that the man next-door seems far more helpful than her own Albert.
[JB]

3.06 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
09Oct54 NBC Sat

3.07 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
16Oct54 NBC Sat
Albert's campaign for mayor suffers when the opposition finds out that he
was once in jail. The offense-the theft of a two-cent candy bar. The
implications-enormous. [JB]

3.08 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
23Oct54 NBC Sat

3.09 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
30Oct54 NBC Sat
Albert's mayoralty campaign is progressing nicely until his boss pays him an
unexpected visit. Even that police record pales beside the boss's threat to
Albert's election! [JB]

3.10 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
06Nov54 NBC Sat
The fall season of chrysanthemums and football games makes Albert recall his
own days on the gridiron. He pulls out the old uniform and joins the
neighborhood boys in a brief scrimmage. [JB]

3.xx [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)(possibly #3.10) [verified -RL]
Late 1954 - Airdate not known
Guest cast
Truman Smith
Maurice Wells
Cele McLaughlin
Bert Thorn
Bill Grey
Synopsis:
Albert's campaign managers are attempting to make him more exciting and appealing
to the voters (he's running for mayor), so they play up the high school football hero
angle (Albert was known as "Cyclone" Arbuckle then). [RL]

3.11 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
13Nov54 NBC Sat
Albert's campaign woes just grow and grow. Now he's in the middle of an
argument between a little league ball team and a bird watching club. Each
faction claims the town park as its own. [JB]

3.xx [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known) (possibly #3.11) [verified -RL]
Late 1954 - Airdate not known
Guest cast
Maurice Wells
Truman Smith
Jane Seymour
Barnard Hughes
Ralph Camargo
Synopsis:
Albert seeks a platform for his mayoral run, but forgets to seek the advice of
his campaign managers. Every time he sides with one group, he angers another.
When he sides with a group aiming to bring a baseball team to town, he raises
the ire of all the animal lovers in town (dogs, horses, birds, and squirrels)
because this will mean the closing of the much beloved Lambert Park in the lovely
town of Sandy Harbor. [RL]

3.12 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
20Nov54 NBC Sat
The in-laws and out-laws are gathered at the Arbuckles' food-laden table for
the traditional Thanksgiving feast. The customary confusion reigns. [JB]

3.xx [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known) (possibly #3.12) [verified -RL]
Late 1954 - Airdate not known
Guest cast
Margaret Hamilton
Helen Ray
Harrison Dowd
Maurice Wells
Muriel Kirkland
William Keene
Synopsis:
Albert's family visits for Thanksgiving. Well, at least his mom and dad show up.
His sister Florence, brother-in-law Tom, and son Herby DON'T come because they
feel that they needed a special invitation. After a long telephone conversation,
Albert convinces the very sensitive three to come to dinner after all.
More trouble ensues when, through a misunderstanding, the turkey Ethel and Albert
ordered arrives still alive, and no one has the guts to kill it. [RL]

3.13 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
27Nov54 NBC Sat
Ethel and Albert dress up for an evening on the town.

3.xx [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known) [verified -RL]
Late 1954 - Airdate not known
Synopsis:
Albert brings home a dinner guest named Jack Fletcher without telling Ethel
(and she is very upset because she and the house are a mess, and she has nothing
in the house for dinner).
When she visits a neighbor to borrow a steak, the neighbor plants a silly
notion in Ethel's head that Albert may have a wandering eye. [RL]

3.14 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
04Dec54 NBC Sat

3.xx [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known) [verified -RL]
Late 1954 - Airdate not known
Guest cast
Maurice Wells
Truman Smith
Lois Holmes
Cele McLaughlin
Anna Minot
Joe Fallon
Seymour Siegel
Harry Mehaffey
Synopsis:
It's Election Day, and as results start coming in, surprisingly Albert Arbuckle has a
commanding lead and some are projecting him a winner. However, later in the show we
find out that a malfunctioning new piece of equipment at the TV station has mixed up the
votes, and the incumbent Mayor Quimby is elected mayor of Sandy Harbor for another term. [RL]

3.15 [--] Ethel and Albert: THE CHRISTMAS ANGEL
11Dec54 NBC Sat
The Arbuckles and all the other residents of Sandy Harbor are busy preparing
for the annual Christmas pageant. Albert is asked to be an angel. [JB]

3.16 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
18Dec54 NBC Sat
Albert climbs up on the roof to fix the chimney. He thinks he'll anticipate
the Christmas season and act like Santa-first step, to try the chimney for size. [JB]

3.17 [--] Ethel and Albert: (episode title not known)
25Dec54 NBC Sat
Things promise to be jolly as Albert's entire clan gathers at his home for
the Christmas feast. [JB]
(Final show of the series)

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