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Starring Jackie Cooper
Season 3 (CBS) (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Rina Fox  
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)


 ################## Hennesey ##################
############# season 3 1961-62 ###############
############### (final season) ###############
CBS Mondays 10:00 pm

3.01 [65] Hennesey: THE GOSSIP-GO-ROUND
25Sep61 CBS
Guest cast:
Harvey Korman ......... Dr. Don Spright
Norm Alden ............ Pulaski (recurring)
Karl Lukas ............ Franks
Synopsis:
Hennesey is spending a lot of time at the typewriter, and soon the
word gets around that he's writing a Broadway show. Actually, Chick is
trying to do a medical paper - but once the rumor gets started, no one believes him.

3.02 [66] Hennesey: THE HOLDOUT
2Oct61 CBS
Guest cast:
Gregory Irving ........ Nicky Rocco
Arch Johnson .......... Lou Rocco
Synopsis:
"The Holdout" is a young patient named Nicky Rocco, who refuses to join in a birthday party at the base 
hospital children's ward. Hennesey sets out to learn the reason for the boy's refusal.

3.03 [67] Hennesey: WELCOME HOME, DOCTOR BLAIR [UCLA]
9Oct61 CBS
a Jackie Cooper Productions, Inc.  film-The Hennesey Company
Written by James Komack / Directed by Jackie Cooper
Director of Photography, Harry Wolf / Film Editor, Larry Heath
music, Sonny Burke.
Guest Cast:
James Komak ............ Dr. Harvey Blair (recurring)
Freeman Lusk ........... Admiral Maddox
Steve Marlo ............ lieutenant
Bill Bixby ............. intern
June Palmer ............ nurse
Synopsis:
Dentist Harvey Spencer Blair III signs on for another Navy hitch. He won't be getting his
 inheritance for a number of years, and even a  millionaire has to make a living somehow.
Contents:  Commercials: Kent cigarettes. [UCLA]

3.04 [68] Hennesey: THE COHEN MUTINY
16Oct61 CBS 10:00pm
Guest Cast:
Mark Todd .............. Cohen
Milton Frome ........... Commander Sipple
Roland LaStarza ........ shore patrolman
Synopsis:
Hennesey finds himself in the legal world when he's assigned as
defense counsel for Seaman Herbert Cohen in a court-martial. Since he can't
get out of the assignment, he reluctantly starts to investigate Cohen's side of the story.

3.05 [69] Hennesey: MY DAUGHTER, THE NURSE
23Oct61 CBS
Guest cast:
Harry Holcombe .......... William Hale
Rosemary La Planche ..... Betty Hale
Synopsis:
Now that his daughter Martha is engaged to Hennesey, William Hale comes to
the Navy base to give Chick the Once-over.

3.06 [70] Hennesey: AUNT SARAH
30Oct61 CBS
Guest cast:
Gertrude Berg ........... Sarah Green
Arte Johnson ............ Seymour Shatz (recurring?)
Shary Layne ............. Lab Technician.
Synopsis:
In "Aunt Sarah," Gertrude Berg apears as Sarah Green, the role she plays
in her own series "Mrs. G. Goes to College." Mrs. Green comes to the Naval
base on important business - she's worried about her nephew Seymour's hay fever.

[--] 6Nov61 CBS - pre-empted for an episode of "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
TV Guide:
An episode from this series ("Dick Van Dyke") is seen at this time tonight
only. "Hennesey" will be back in this time period next week.


3.07 [71] Hennesey: GET ME CLYDE DINGLE
13Nov61 CBS
Synopsis:
Because Martha doesn't believe in speculation, Hennesey is forced to
dabble in the stock market via clandestine phone calls. [TA]
(Synopsis from 15Jan70 syndicated re-run, WCCB-18, Charlotte, NC)

3.08 [72] Hennesey: PROFESSIONAL SAILOR
20Nov61 CBS
Guest cast:
Don Rickles ............. Ernie Schmidt
Chief Petty Officer Ernie Schmidt has spent 24 years in the Navy, and
he plans to re-enlist for six more.

3.09 [73] Hennesey: ALOHA, DOCTOR HENNESEY
27Nov61 CBS
Guest cast:
Shelly Manne ............ radioman
Ann Guilbert ............ waitress
Synopsis:
Chick wants to take advantage of some temporary duty in Hawaii, and
Martha says he can go. But then the sailing time arrives and Martha
exercises the womanly prerogative of changing her mind. [TA]

3.10 [74] Hennesey: REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR?
4Dec61 CBS airdate, Monday 10:00pm Eastern
Guest cast:
Bernard Kates ............ Captain Harris
Roy Barcroft ............. Admiral Stacey
Synopsis:
Chick and Martha on leave in Honolulu, are invited to observe Pearl Harbor
Day by boarding the fleet commander's launch for a visit to the scene of the attack.

3.11 [75] Hennesey: THE SIGHTSEERS
11Dec61 CBS
Guest Cast:
Sterling Mossman ........... Keller
Synopsis:
Martha wants to see the sights of Hawaii, and Hennesey has worked out a
detailed itinerary. At the top of his list is a restaurant he wants to visit - recommended by Max.

3.12 [76] Hennesey: GOING HOME
18Dec61 CBS
guest cast:
Ed Nelson ............... Commander Pete Judson
Barry Cahill ............ Chief Petty Officer
Arthur Lyman ............ Sailor
Eddie Sherman ........... Sailor
Synopsis:
Chick and Martha, who are about to end their stay in Hawaii, pay a visit to one more point of interest. [RF]

3.13 [77] Hennesey: SANTA HITS HARVEY  (Christmas Episode)
25Dec61 CBS Mon
Guest cast:
Herb Ellis ............ Dr. Dan Wagner (recurring)
Hoke Howell ........... Dr. Kasanoff
Synopsis:
The hospital staff is getting ready for it's annual Christmas party.
Naturally, Admiral Shafer has the top job - he's Santa Claus. [RF]

3.14 [78] Hennesey: THE MAN IN THE CROW'S NEST
1Jan62 CBS
Guest Cast:
Roland LaStarza
Synopsis:
Former heavyweight boxer Roland LaStarza appears in this episode. New
Year's Day is often rough, especially if, like Hennesey, you're recuperating from a party.

3.15 [79] Hennesey: HYSTERESIS SYNCHRONOUS CAN BE FUN
8Jan62 CBS
Guest Cast:
James Lydon ........... Marvin Himmelstein
Yvonne Othon .......... waitress
Synopsis:
Chick has bought an elaborate hi-fi for Admiral Shafer. The set is covered with dials and switches
 - and some day Chick may figure out  which one of them turns it on.

3.16 [80] Hennesey: HARVEY AND THE RING
15Jan62 CBS
Guest Cast:
William Schallert ...... Conrad Musk
Robert Gibbons ......... Waxey
Synopsis:
Harvey Spencer Blair offers to help Chick find the right engagement ring
for his fiancée Martha. But Hennesey begins to have his doubts about
helpful Harvey when a con man named Waxey tries to make a deal with him a short time later.

3.17 [81] Hennesey: LITTLE GIRL
22Jan62 CBS
Guest cast:
Karen Balkin ........... Karen
Synopsis:
Martha encounters a young girl named Karen who somehow managed to find her
way into the base hospital dispensary. Her natural reaction is to return
the girl to her home, but that may not be easy: Karen's from Texas.

3.18 [82] Hennesey: TIGHT QUARTERS
29Jan62 CBS
Guest Star:
Sammy Davis, Jr. ........ Cannonball Pipper
Synopsis 1:
Usually under fire from all sides, Chick finds himself under water when Admiral Shafer assigns him to temporary
submarine duty. He develops a slight case of claustrophobia at first, but soon forgets it because of an incident
involving Navy frogman Cannonball Pipper.
Synopsis 2:
Sammy Davis Jr. portrays a navy frogman whose misadventures aboard a submarine puts Chick to one of the severest
tests of his medical career. [TA]

3.19 [83] Hennsey: CLOSE ENOUGH FOR JAZZ
5Feb62 CBS Monday 10:00pm
Guest Cast:
Les Brown and his band ...... themselves
Bill Peterson ......... officer
Howard Wright ......... captain
Eddie Quillan ......... ticket taker
Kay Reid .............. girl singer
Marty Ingels .......... the waiter
Synopsis:
Martha has been pleading with Chick to take her dancing, and finally he
agrees. They arrive at a nightclub where the Les Brown band is appearing
- and Chick finds that one of his old friends is playing trumpet with
the band.

3.20 [84] Hennesey: PATTI'S TUNE
12Feb62
Guest cast:
Jaye P. Morgan ......... Patti Maxwell
Don Penney ............. Lt. Alexander
Synopsis:
Chick’s colleague, Lt. Bob Alexander, is a jazz buff. The lieutenant invites Chick to a party where Patti Maxwell, queen of the jazz
vocalists, is going to perform. Jaye P. Morgan sings "Just for Me", an original number written by series regular James Komack.

3.21 [85] Hennesey: THE HOBBY
19Feb62 CBS
Guest cast:
Stacy King ............. Capt. Marian Jordan
Robert Elston .......... Seaman Incardona
Byron Morrow ........... Admiral Donneley
Synopsis:
Chick decides to use his evening hours to improve his culture quotient. First step: sign up for a painting class.

3.22 [86] Hennesey: HARVEY'S PILLS
26Feb62 CBS
Guest Cast:
James Komack ........... Dr. Harvey Blair (recurring)
Portland Mason ......... Yvette Fandlebusch
Synopsis:
Hennesey's pal, Harvey Spencer Blair, claims he has developed a new
pill. Pop one in your mouth - and suddenly movie starlets start appearing from nowhere.

3.23 [87] Hennesey: THE BICEP CAPER
5Mar62 CBS
Synopsis:
Chick, who once fought on the same card with Barney Ross as an enlisted man in World War II, pulls his boxing gloves
out of mothballs to enter the ring again to participate in the President's physical fitness program. [TA]

3.24 [88] Hennesey: THE OLD PRO
12Mar62 CBS
Guest Cast:
Bill Zuckert ........... Spike O'Donnell
Vivi Janiss
Synopsis 1:
Chick is surprised when he sees his old high school football coach as a patient.
Synopsis 2:
Chick encounters his ex-high school football coach as a hospital patient with a serious psychological and physical problem. [TA]

3.25 [89] Hennesey: BIG BERTHA
19Mar62 CBS
Guest cast:
Yvonne Othon ........... Bertha
Synopsis 1:
Wave hospital corpsman Bertha Bartosik really loves her work and throws herself into it with lots of enthusiasm
Synopsis 2:
Chick attempts to work a transformation in a WAVE corpsman whose boisterousness* has caused breakage costs to soar
in the hospital ward. [TA]

3.26 [90] Hennesey: BUTTONS AND BONES
26Mar62 CBS
Guest cast:
Jack Carter ........... John Norton Jones
Howard Wright ......... man
Henry Beckman ......... manager
Synopsis:
Chick feels he could use some additional poise and enrolls in a speech
class. He's sure of it when he gets a load of fellow classmate John Norton
Jones who has been turned into a super-confident type by the course.

3.27 [91] Hennesey: NO DOWN PAYMENT
2Apr62 CBS
Synopsis:
Chick decides to use reverse psychology in the hope it will win his adamant  fiancee over to his plan to build
instead of buy a home for their future married life. [TA]

3.28 [92] Hennesey: THE BEST MAN
9Apr62 CBS
Guest Cast:
Brad Trumbull ......... corpsman
Terry Hope ............ nurse
Mort Thompson ......... aide
Michael Barrier ....... Lieutenant
Synopsis:
Rumor has it that Admiral Shafer is slated for a promotion to the Navy
Surgeon General's Office in Washington. Shafer refuses to comment on the possibility.

3.29 [93] Hennesey: CALLING DOCTOR GOOD-DEED
16Apr62 CBS airdate Monday 10:00pm
Guest Cast:
Adrienne Marden ........ Mrs. Kovler
Roxanne Arlen .......... Selma
Synopsis:
Hennesey likes to think of his tendency for helping people with their
personal problems as just another form of aid. But Admiral Shafer doesn't:
He says it's just plain meddling - and tells Hennesey to cut it out.

3.30 [94] Hennesey: HENNESEY MEETS SOUPY SALES
23Apr62 CBS airdate Monday 10:00pm
Guest Cast:
Soupy Sales ............ himself
Anthony Montenaro Jr. ... Petey
Marie Worsham ........... the nurse
Paul Rhone .............. the monitor man
Synopsis:
Soupy is slated to perform at the Base Hospital, and Hennesey goes to get
him at the studio. While there, he gets something else - a pie in the face.

3.31 [95] Hennesey: MARTHA
30Apr62 CBS 10:00pm
Synopsis 1:
Hennesey becomes concerned about Martha's recent behavior: seems she's been suffering from lapses of memory.
Synopsis 2:
Nurse Hale's mysterious lapses of memory and her persistent headaches send Hennesey into a huddle with
Admiral Shafer, who offers a surprising diagnosis of her behavior. [TA]

3.32 [96] Hennesey: I THEE WED (final episode of "Hennesey")
7May62 CBS  Monday 10:00pm  (CBS re-run 17Sep62)
Guest cast:
Jack Cassidy ........... the Chaplain
John Newton ............ the license clerk
Harry Holcombe ......... William Hale (Martha's Father?)
Synopsis:
Chick's three-year courtship of nurse Martha Hale (Abby Dalton) reaches a happy climax: he and Martha get married.

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