CTVA US Comedy - "Happy" (CBS)(1960, 1961) starring Ronnie Burns, Yvonne Lime

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Happy (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Alger, James Beer
references:
TV Guide/ Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


Roncom Video Film  Productions
for
NBC (Wednesdays 9:00-9:30PM EST)(08Jun60-28Sep60)
NBC (Fridays 7:30-8:00 PM EST)(13Jan61-08Sep61)
Produced by E.J. Rosenberg

US Situation Comedy series 1960, 1961    ? episodes x 30 min
Starring:
Ronnie Burns as Chris Day, hotel manager
Yvonne Lime as Sally Day, his wife

David Born/ Steven Born as Christopher "Happy" Hapgood Day, gifted child
Leone Ledoux as the voice of "Happy"

Lloyd Corrigan as Uncle Charlie, Sally's Uncle
Doris Packer as Clara Mason
Burt Metcalfe as Joe Brigham
Wanda Shannon as Terry, Joe's wife

Premise:
Comedy series about a talking infant. The same idea was later revived
in the movie "Look Who's Talking" and the tv series "Baby Talk" (1991-92)

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NBC (Wednesdays 9:00-9:30PM EST)(08Jun60-28Sep60)

1.01 [--] Happy: WEDDING ANNIVERSARY (Debut)
08Jun60 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Howard McNear ....... Mr. Williams
Synopsis:
A half-hour filmed show about a young married couple who manage the Desert
Palm Hotel in Palm Springs, California and their baby, Happy.
Chris forgets that it's a very important day and lives to regret it. [RF]

1.02 [--] Happy: ANOTHER WOMAN
14Jun60 NBC Fri (Not Wednesday?)
Guest cast:
Ann Whitfield ............... Cousin Annie
Valerie Allen ............... Mrs. Bliss
Synopsis:
"Another Woman" disrupts the peaceful Day household.
Sally is positive that Chris hasn't been true to her. [TA]

1.03 [--] Happy: CHARLIE'S FIRST LOVE
22Jun60 CBS Wed
guest cast:
Virginia Christine .......... Janice
Harry Jackson ............... Driver
Synopsis:
Charlie's first love comes back into his life. To impress her, Uncle
Charlie claims he's the owner of the Desert Palms Hotel. [RF]

1.xx [--] Happy: HELP WANTED
31Aug60 CBS Wed
guest cast:
Lorraine Crawford ......... Telephone Operator
Richard Deacon ............ Hotel Manager
Synopsis:
Uncle Charlie feels unwanted at the Desert Palms and leaves for the big
city to prove he can make it on his own. Then Chris and Sally get a
phone call from Conrad Wilton saying that Charles Dooley is wanted to
manage a big hotel in the East. [RF]

1.xx [--] Happy: STRAWBERRIES, SUGAR AND CREAM
original airdate unknown (Network rerun 10Mar61)
guest cast:
Patricia Michon ........ Mildred Potter
Ralph Leslow ........... Axel Potter
Synopsis:
Mildred Potter, one of Chris's old girlfriends is in town with her
wealthy husband. Sally decides to show the Potters how the Days have come
up in the world. [RF]


1.xx [--] Happy: CLASS OF '61
original airdate unknown (Network rerun 17Mar61)
guest cast:
Harry Holcombe ........ J.B. Carter
Alan De Witt .......... Mr. Mell
Synopsis:
Sally decides to attend classes on hotel management, with an eye to
eventually helping Chris run the motel. Chris takes a dim view of the
idea. [RF]

1.xx [--] Happy: CHRIS'S NIGHT OUT
original airdate unknown (Network rerun 21Apr61)
guest cast:
Jack Albertson ........ Ed Langley
Doreen Lang ........... Agnes Langley
Joanna Lee ............ Gwen Kimball
Olan Soule ............ Jeweler
Cully Richards ........ Janitor
Synopsis:
Chris's night out plunges him into a domestic crisis. During the lodge
meeting he loses his wedding ring and he's sure Sally will neither
understand nor forgive. [RF]

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NBC (Fridays 7:30-8:00 PM EST)(13Jan61-08Sep61)
 
2.01 [--] Happy: HOWIE
13Jan61 NBC [TA] (Network rerun 28Jul61)
guest cast:
Wanda Shannon .... Terry Brigham (recurring)
Burt Metcalfe .... Joe Brigham (recurring)
Lorrie Freeman ... Meg
Synopsis:
Sally and Chris decide to buy a dog for Happy, but are warned that the pet may do "psychological" harm to the child. [RF]

2.02 [--] Happy: WHERE AM I GOING?
20Jan61 NBC Fri
Guest cast:
 Ray Engel ............ Sage
Alvy Moore ........... Realtor
Wanda Shannon .... Terry Brigham (recurring)
Burt Metcalfe .... Joe Brigham (recurring)
Synopsis:
Chris is ready to invest the family savings in a date farm. Sally thinks they should keep their money in the bank.
Happy has a third point of view, but doesn't get very far in his arguments. [RF]

2.03 [--] Happy: LET GEORGE DO IT
27Jan61 NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Ransom Sherman ....... Uncle George
Bob Anderson ......... Vern
Synopsis:
Visiting Uncle George has outstayed his welcome, so Chris and Sally decide the best way to oust him is by putting him to work. [RF]

[--] 03Feb61 no details
[--] 10Feb61 no details


2.xx [--] Happy: WHAT A BABY!
17Feb61 NBC Fri (Network rerun 04Aug61)
guest cast:
Burt Metcalfe ..... Joe Brigham
Wanda Shannon .....Terry Brigham
Doris Packer ...... Clara
Synopsis:
It's Founder's Day and the Palm Springs float should be great, but the
Days and the Brighams argue over whose baby should ride the float. [TA/RF]

[--] 24Feb61 - no details
[--] 03Mar61 - no details

  [--] 10Mar61 - rerun of "Strawberries, Sugar and Cream"
[--] 17Mar61 - rerun of "Class of '61"

[--] 24Mar61 - no details
[--] 31Mar61 - no details
[--] 07Apr61 - no details

2.xx [--] Happy: THE HONEYMOON
14Apr61 NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Steven Terrell ........ Bob Nelson
Synopsis:
The honeymoon for Bob and Betty Nelson is almost over before it begins when
the mother of the bride insists on giving the newlyweds a house. Sally and
Chris try to remain innocent bystanders. [RF]

[--] 21Apr61 - rerun of "Chris's Night Out

2.xx [--] Happy: BAD DAY AT HELLDORADO
28Apr61 NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Doris Packer .......... Clara Mason
Michael Ross .......... Sheriff
Dorothy Ford .......... Woman
Synopsis:
Clara Mason asks Chris to deliver some valuable bonds to her lawyer. [RF]
*Note:
Homer Garret and his Hollywood Square Dancers appear in tonight's episode.

[--] 05May61 - no details

2.xx [--] Happy: HAPPY HOLIDAY
(rerun 12May61) original airdate unknown
guest cast:
Malcolm Atterbury ...... Luke
George Pirrone ......... Bellboy
Synopsis:
Chris and Sally are eagerly planning a surprise birthday party for
Uncle Charlie. But Charlie has a surprise of his own - he announces he's going on vacation. [RF]

 [--] 19May61 - no details
[--] 26May61 - no details
[--] 02Jun61 - no details


2.xx [--] Happy: HAPPY KNOWS BEST
09Jun61 NBC Fri
Synopsis:
The peaceful Day household is disrupted by another woman. Sally is
positive that Chris hasn't been true to her. [RF]
 
(this synopsis similar to #1.02 "Another Woman")
 
 
[--] Happy: SALLY'S LITTLE WHITE LIES
(rerun 16Jun61) NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Doris Packer ......... Clara Mason (recurring)
Emory Parnell ........ Mr. Bixby
Synopsis:
Sally's little lies get her into a heap of trouble. It all begins when Clara
rehearses a speech for the ladies' club. Not wanting to hurt her friend's feeling,
Sally fibs and says the speech is a real smash. [RF]

[--] Happy: A BACHELOR FOR CLARA
(rerun 23Jun61) NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Doris Packer ......... Clara Mason (recurring)
Lloyd Corrigan ....... Uncle Charlie (recurring)
Synopsis:
Agreeing that Uncle Charlie would be much happier if he gave up his bachelor status,
Sally and Chris begin a marriage campaign. [RF]

[--] Happy: THE FATHER IMAGE
(rerun 30Jun61) NBC Fri
Guest cast:
Leslie Bradley ....... Dr. Bradley
Doris Packer ......... Clara Mason (recurring)
Synopsis:
The "father image" is rapidly declining. At least that's the opinion of a lecturer
named Dr. Bradley. So Sally decides to revive the declining image - in Chris. [RF]
 
[--] 07Jul61 - no details
[--] 14Jul61 - no details
[--] 21Jul61 - no details
[--] 28Jul61 rerun of 2.01 "Howie" (first aired 13Jan61)
[--] 04Aug61 rerun of 2.xx "What a Baby!" (first aired 17Feb61)
 [--] 11Aug61 - no details

[--] Happy: CHARLIE AND CLARA, MARRIAGE COUNSELORS
18Aug61 NBC Fri (possibly a rerun)
guest cast:
Doris Packer ......... Clara Mason (recurring)
Lloyd Corrigan ....... Uncle Charlie (recurring)
Synopsis:
Sally's sure that Chris takes her for granted, so she takes her problem to Charlie
and Clara. They advise her to get a job as a fashion model. [RF]

[--] 25Aug61 - no details
[--] 01/08/15/22 Sep61 - no details
[--] 28Sep61 - final rerun

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