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Me And The Chimp (1972)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
references:
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ME AND THE CHIMP
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Paramount Television Production
for CBS
Executive Producer: Garry Marshall;  Produced by Alan Rafkin
Created by Garry Marshall and Thomas L. Miller

US Situation Comedy series 1972 13 episodes x 30 min color (13Jan72-18May72)

Starring
Ted Bessell as Mike Reynolds, husband, father, dentist
Anita Gillette as Liz Reynolds, wife
Scott Kolden as Scott Reynolds, son
Kami Cotler as Kitty Reynolds, daughter
and
Jackie, the Chimp as Buttons

Premise:
The Reynolds family adopts a chimp. A similar concept to the 1961 comedy series "The Hathaways"

The Hathaways (Screen Gems/ABC)(1961-62) starring Peggy Cass & Jack Weston

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CBS Thursdays (13Jan72-18May72)

1.1 [--] Me and The Chimp: MIKE'S DAY WITH BUTTONS
13 Jan 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Reta Shaw
Eddie Quillan
Dick Wilson
Itís been a month since the Reynolds family got Buttons. Mike is still unsure he wants to keep Buttons, so the family
recommends he get to know the chimp a little better by spending a day with him alone. When he brings him to his dentist
office, he frightens a new patient (played by Reta Shaw). [RL]

1.2 [--] Me and The Chimp: MY PET, THE THIEF
20 Jan 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee ... Lavelle Wiggins
Bruce Kirby ... Cop # 1
Sandy Kenyon ... Cop # 2

1.3 [--] Me and The Chimp: MIKE'S BURGLAR ALARM
27 Jan 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Bernie Kopell ... Arbogast
Leonard Stone ... Lieutenant

1.4 [--] Me and The Chimp: MIKE THE MATCHMAKER
03 Feb 1972 CBS Thur

1.5 [--] Me and The Chimp: MIKE'S BIG ACT
17 Feb 1972 CBS Thur

1.6 [--] Me and The Chimp: THE LOST FLASHLIGHT
24 Feb 1972 CBS Thur

1.7 [--] Me and The Chimp: ONE ROMANTIC EVENING
2 Mar 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Jeff Donnell ... Grandma
Robert Nichols ... Kennel Manager

1.8 [--] Me and The Chimp: TENNIS ANYONE?
16 Mar 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Norman Bartold ... Hancock

1.9 [--] Me and The Chimp: THE PAINT JOB
23 Mar 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Tom Bosley ... Goodrich

1.10 [--] Me and The Chimp: THE GHOST TOWN
30 Mar 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Noah Beery Jr. ... Beetley

1.11 [--] Me and The Chimp: MIKE'S NIGHT-IN
6 Apr 1972 CBS Thur

1.12 [--] Me and The Chimp: HOOP-LAH
13 Apr 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Henry Beckman ... Mr. Pitts
Joseph V. Perry ... Mr. Turner
Scottís upset because his basketball coach, Coach Pitts (played by Henry Beckman) has been giving all of the playing
time to a new very tall player named Claude Mingo who doesnít even live in the same district. When Mike organizes a
parentsí meeting with the coach to complain about the situation, the coach resigns leaving Mike in charge of the team. [RL]

1.13 [--] Me and The Chimp: LIZ'S ALLERGY (Final Episode)
27 Apr 1972 CBS Thur
Guest Cast:
Dick Yarmy ... Dr. Oldham

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