CTVA US Comedy - "The Goldbergs" (1949-54)(live) (1955, filmed for syndication)

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The Goldbergs (1949-55)   Mrs G. Goes to College (1961-62)
 The Goldbergs (1949-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, Cyrille Rolet (eps #4, #5)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
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THE GOLDBERGS (1949-54) (live)
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CBS (live) (Mondays)(17Jan1949-18Jun1951)(30min)
NBC (live) (Mon-Wed-Fri)(04Feb1952-14Jul1952)(15min)
NBC (live) (Fridays)(03Jul1953-25Sep1953)(30min)
DuMont (live) (Tuesdays 8:00PM ET)(13Apr1954-19Oct 1954)(30min)
Guild Films (1955)(39 filmed episodes for syndication)(30min)
Produced by Gertrude Berg
Originally Created for Radio by Gertrude Berg in 1929

US Comedy Series 1949-55 100 plus episodes x 30/15 min bw
starring
Gertrude Berg as Molly Goldberg
Philip Loeb as Jake Goldberg (1949-1951)
Harold J. Stone as Jake Goldberg (1952)
Robert H. Harris as Jake Goldberg (1953-1954)
Larry Robinson as Sammy Goldberg (1949-1952)
Tom Taylor as Sammy Goldberg (1954)
Arlene McQuade as Rosalie Goldberg
Eli Mintz as Uncle David
Olga Fabian as Mrs. Bloom (1953)
Premise:
Comedy about a Jewish family living in the Bronx

 Movie -  "Molly" (1950)(Paramount) starring Gertrude Berg as Molly Goldberg

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The Goldbergs-1950's Live NBC TV Opening Segment
The Goldbergs-1950's Live NBC TV Closing Segment

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NBC  Fridays ( 03Jul1953-25Sep1953)
(30 min. weekly format)

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 03Jul53 NBC Fri
Usually the Goldbergs go away for the summer, but this year they decided
to stay home. Molly is given a special Fourth of July block party by her
neighbors. But the family is faced with a problem. Jake wants to go to
Pincus Pines for the weekend.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 10Jul53 NBC Fri
Sammy, who is in the Army, drops a bombshell when he writes to the family,
telling them he is engaged and plans to marry when he gets his furlough.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 17Jul53 NBC  Fri
Molly and Mrs. Bloom decide to go into the catering business, but Jake
feels the venture is doomed to failure.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 24Jul53 NBC Fri
The Goldbergs' friends and neighbors arrange a surprise farewell party
when Jake and Molly announce their intentions to buy a house in the
country and leave the Bronx.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 31Jul53 NBC Fri
Molly becomes a lady of leisure when her wealthy cousin goes to Europe
and leaves his servants with the Goldbergs.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 07Aug53 NBC Fri
Jake's Uncle Barrish comes to visit the Goldbergs. Uncle David feels
that his position in the family is being usurped and threatens to
leave.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 14Aug53 NBC Fri
Molly suddenly becomes conscious of her years when she discovers a few
gray hairs.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 21Aug53 NBC Fri
No information available

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 28Aug53 NBC Fri
Molly and Jake get entangled in Rosie's love affair.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 04Sep53 NBC Fri
Jake argues with Mendel about some business details.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 11Sep53 NBC Fri
Molly plays cupid for cousin Simon's daughter Loretta.

[--] The Goldbergs (on film) 18Sep53 NBC Fri
A special Yom Kippur program featuring the Vladimir Heifetz all-male
choir singing "Kol Nidre." Cantor Charles Bloch will officiate.
(This show will be on film)

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 25Sep53 NBC Fri
Rosalie runs into unforeseen obstacles when she plans to send Sammy
a tape recording of a typical family dinner.
Sponsored by RCA Victor.

Note: This NBC run was "live" except as noted on 18Sep53

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DuMont,Tuesdays 8:00 pm Eastern (13Apr1954-19Oct 1954)
(30 min. weekly format)

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 13Apr54 DuMont, Tue
The Goldberg household is in an uproar when Sammy completes his army
hitch and returns home.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 20Apr54 DuMont, Tue
Jake decides to buy Molly a new fur stole.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 27Apr54 DuMont, Tue
There's chaos in the Goldberg household when Molly the matchmaker
is visited by some of the couples that she has brought together.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 04May54 DuMont, Tue
When Molly learns the hard way that the fox trot is passe among her
neighbors, she decides to get into the South American "swing" of
things.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 11May54 DuMont, Tue
Sammy and Dora toss aside the plans their parents have made for them.
It's spring and they have their own ideas about the future.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 18May54 DuMont, Tue
Partner Mendel is jealous when Jake is nominated for a who's who in
the dress industry. Molly has to intervene.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 25May54 DuMont, Tue
Molly almost breaks up the marriage of her next-door neighbor's
daughter when she urges the girl to follow a concert career. The
girl's husband wants her to stay home.
Metropolitan opera star Regina Resnik is featured as Eva Varga,
the young wife.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 01Jun54 DuMont, Tue
Guest Cast:
Ruth York (as Mrs. Barnett)
Somer Alberg (as Mr. Barnett)
When the mother of Sammy's fiancée enrolls in art school, Molly
decides to join her. The instructor is surprised by her talent.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 08Jun54 DuMont, Tue
Molly takes pity on a young starving dentist. She decides to drum
up some patients for him.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 15Jun54 DuMont, Tue
The Goldberg household is in an uproar when some visiting relatives'
children aren't exactly on their best behavior.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 22Jun54 DuMont, Tue
Molly and Tante Elka are the generals of rival factions as they
battle over the name for Tante's new grandchild. Tante, the
sentimentalist, wants it named for her mother. Practical Molly
wants the child named after rich uncle Simon.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 29Jun54 DuMont, Tue
Jake learns that one of his biggest prospective clients is vacationing
up at Pincus Pines. He tries to keep the chubby Molly from going up
there in his firm's dress collection. Jake thinks that the slim
Mrs. Mendel (his partner's wife) would impress the client far better.
Molly isn't convinced.
Note: see 06Jul54

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 06Jul54 DuMont, Tue
Episode listed 29Jun54 postponed until 06Jul54

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 13Jul54 DuMont, Tue
The Goldbergs are off to Pincus Pines. Matchmaker Molly is busy
promoting local romances. Little does she realize that Rosie is
having a summer romance of her own with Michael Merrill.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 20Jul54 DuMont, Tue
A gay divorcee invades Pinus Pines and throws the women guests into
a tizzy. Molly comes to the rescue.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 27Jul54 DuMont, Tue
Molly plans a 16th birthday party for Rosalie, midst the frivolity
up at Pinus Pines. But Rosalie has a problem. She has told a handsome
doctor that she's already an old lady of 18.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 03Aug54 DuMont, Tue
Jake, Uncle David and Mr. Pinus make a series of investments, on the
advice of an impressive Pinus Pines guest. The returns may be a little
slow in coming, however, because their advisor is a pathological liar.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 10Aug54 DuMont, Tue
Molly sticks her nose into a domestic pie and out fly the angry words
of Mr. Pinus's three stepsons. The boys have decided they want a bigger
part of the business affairs at Pinus Pines.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 17Aug54 DuMont, Tue
No information available

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 24Aug54 DuMont, Tue
Molly returns to New York full of Pinus Pines. She tries to urge
Tante Elka to take her vacation at the resort.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 31Aug54 DuMont, Tue
After one blintz too many at Pincus Pines, Molly's bulging out all
over. She decides it is time for reducing school.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 07Sep54 DuMont, Tue
There are big preparations at the Goldberg household as Uncle David
prepares for the trip to the fancy New Rochelle home of his son, Solly "The Doctor." Gilbert Green is Solly.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 14Sep54 DuMont, Tue
Cousin Muttle comes to visit the Goldbergs. He wants a job in Jake's
dress factory.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 21Sep54 DuMont, Tue
Uncle David pays court to a designing widow.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 28Sep54 DuMont, Tue
Molly experiences pangs of conscience when she leaves her family to
go off for a weekend with the neighbors. But she returns to find
that Jake, Uncle David and the children got along very well without
her.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 05Oct54 DuMont, Tue
It's Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. We go to the Synagogue
for the solemn Kol Nidre services.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 12Oct54 DuMont, Tue
Cousin Muttle is visiting the Goldbergs and falls ill. His reaction
to the situation is not what everyone expected. Michael Rosenberg is
Muttle.

[--] The Goldbergs (live) 19Oct54 DuMont, Tue
Molly's in a huff. The neighbors are planning a party and she hasn't
been invited. What Molly doesn't know is that the ladies plan a
surprise nomination of "Berg for President" of the ladies auxiliary.

Molly aka The Goldbergs (1955)
Guild Films production
Produced by William Berke
Filmed for First-Run Syndication

US Comedy series 1955-56 39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Gertrude Berg as Molly Goldberg
Robert H. Harris as Jake Goldberg
Tom Taylor as Sammy Goldberg
Arlene McQuade as Rosalie Goldberg
Eli Mintz as Uncle David
Betty Bendyke as Dora Barnett
Ruth Yorke as Carrie Barnett
Susan Steel as Daisy Carey
Jon Lormer as Henry Carey

Premise:
Comedy about a Jewish family who have moved from the Bronx
to the suburbs.

Gertrude Berg returned to television with the comedy series
'Mrs. G goes to College ' 1961-62 26 episodes x 30 min bw.

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39 episodes Filmed for First-Run Syndication
All episodes below dated 1955 on copyright notice

[01] The Goldbergs: MOVING DAY
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[02] The Goldbergs: BAD COMPANIONS
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 2
Produced and Directed by William Berke

[03] The Goldbergs: THE BOYFRIEND
Prod. no. 1018
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[04] The Goldbergs: THE SINNER
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 4
Molly decides Rosalie should have the correct training after
listening to her rehearse a song for the school play. [CR]

[05] The Goldbergs: DAVID'S COUSIN
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 5
Directed by Marc Daniels
Cousin Boosie comes to visit and talks Uncle David into making a
trip to the 'Old Country'. [CR]

[06] The Goldbergs: DESPERATE MEN
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 6
Directed by Marc Daniels

The Goldbergs - Desperate Men PT 1/3 (1955)
The Goldbergs - Desperate Men PT 2/3 (1955)
The Goldbergs - Desperate Men PT 3/3 (1955)

[07] The Goldbergs: DREAMS
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)

 Directed by Marc Daniels

[08] The Goldbergs: ENGAGEMENT
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[09] The Goldbergs: GIRL SCOUTS
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 9
Directed by Marc Daniels

[10] The Goldbergs: THE HOBBY
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 10
Directed by Marc Daniels

[11] The Goldbergs: IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 11
Directed by Marc Daniels

[12] The Goldbergs: THE JURY
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 12

 Directed by Marc Daniels

[13] The Goldbergs: MILK FARM
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 13
Directed by Marc Daniels

[14] The Goldbergs: NURSE'S AID
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 14
Directed by Marc Daniels

[15] The Goldbergs: ROSIE, THE ACTRESS
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 15
Directed by Marc Daniels

[16] The Goldbergs: THE SINGER
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 16
Directed by Marc Daniels

[17] The Goldbergs: SOCIAL BUTTERFLY
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 17

 Directed by Marc Daniels
Molly finds the going rough when she attempts to make friends with
her new neighbors in Haversville. [JB]
(29Sep55 NYC)

[18] The Goldbergs: TREASURY BOOK
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 18
Directed by Marc Daniels

[19] The Goldbergs: THE CAR
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 19
Directed by Marc Daniels

[20] The Goldbergs: Die Fledermaus
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)

[21] The Goldbergs: OBITUARY
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[22] The Goldbergs: INHERITANCE
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)

[23] The Goldbergs: PARTNERS
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 23
Produced and Directed by William Berke

[24] The Goldbergs: PICNIC
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Prod. no. 24
Directed by Marc Daniels

[25] The Goldbergs: REACH FOR THE MOON
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[26] The Goldbergs: THE POET
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[27] The Goldbergs: ROSIE'S NOSE
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[28] The Goldbergs: WEDDING PLANS
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[29] The Goldbergs: SAMMY GETS MARRIED
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[30] The Goldbergs: SEYMORE STORY
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[31] The Goldbergs: SILENCE IS NOT GOLDEN
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[32] The Goldbergs: SIMON'S MAID & BUTLER
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[33] The Goldbergs: ULTIMA THULE
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[34] The Goldbergs: WHERE THERE'S HOPE
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[35] The Goldbergs: MOLLY'S FISH
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[36] The Goldbergs: MATCHMAKER
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[37] The Goldbergs: MOLLY'S POCKETBOOK
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels
En route to Haverville from New Jersey, Molly's bus stops at a
restaurant. Without realizing it, Molly takes another woman's
purse very much like her own. [JB]
(29Dec55 NYC)

[38] The Goldbergs: BEAUTY PARLOR
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels

[39] The Goldbergs: INSURANCE (final episode)
circa 1955 (filmed for syndication)
Directed by Marc Daniels


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