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Mickey (1964-65)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide /  Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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MICKEY
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Selmur Productions, Inc.
for ABC (Wednesdays 9:00 pm)

US Situation Comedy series 1964-65  17 episodes x 30 min bw
16Sep64-13Jan65
starring

Mickey Rooney as Mickey Grady
with
Emmaline Henry as Nora Grady
Sammee Tong as Sammy Ling
Tim Rooney as Timmy Grady
Brian Nash as Buddy Grady
Alan Reed as Mr. Swidler

Premise:
Mickey Rooney plays Micky Grady, a retired businessman who inherits
The luxury Newport Arms Hotel, in Newport Beach, California.

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ABC Wednesdays 9:00 pm Eastern
half season only

1.01 [--] Mickey: SEASIDE WESTSIDE
16Sep64 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Dina Merrill (as Angela)
Lori Martin (as Laura)
Peter Leeds (as Sid)
Synopsis:
The Gradys arrive in California to find their hotel full of guests – the non-paying variety.

1.02 [--] Mickey: THE BIG JUMP
23Sep64 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Dort Clark (as Sergeant Klauber)
Synopsis:
Mickey is about to take “The Big Jump.” Without telling anyone Timmy
has enrolled his dad and himself in a father-and-son parachute-jumping club.

1.03 [--] Mickey: CASE OF THE SLIPPERY SLIPSY
30Sept64 ABC Wednesday
Guest cast:
Frank DeVol (as Phineas T. Slipsy)
Patric Knowles (as Admiral Worthington)
Kate Murtagh (as Mrs. Worthington)
Synopsis:
Mickey is overjoyed when steel magnate Phineas T. Slipsy rents all of the
hotel's vacant rooms, but what Mickey doesn't know is that Slipsy is a kleptomaniac.

1.04 [--] Mickey: HOW TO RAISE CHILDREN WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
7Oct64 ABC Wednesday
(Show 2201)
Synopsis:
Buddy comes home from school with a black eye, and says it’s the result of a fight he started.

1.05 [--] Mickey: MICKEY CRASHES THE MOVIES
14Oct64 ABC Wednesday
(Show 2205)
Guest Cast:
Bobby Van (as Bobby)
John Myhers (as Director)
Synopsis:
Mickey’s freeloading brother-in-law Bobby arrives in truck C.O.D. and
Mickey plans to send him back – but then Bobby comes up with a scheme to
bring a movie company to the hotel.

1.06 [--] Mickey: THE WAY THE FORTUNE COOKIE CRUMBLES
21Oct64 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Keye Luke (as Grandpa Kwan)
James Hong (as Seymour Kwan)
Linda Ho (as Zsa Zsa)
Victor Sen Yung (as Fu Chu Man)
Synopsis:
Things are looking rosy at the Newport Arms – Ling has bagged a huge Chinese wedding reception for the hotel.

1.07 [--] Mickey: GOODNIGHT, WHOEVER YOU ARE
28Oct64 ABC Wednesday
Guest cast:
Keith Andes (as Richard)
Synopsis:
Nora’s former beau – tall, handsome, wealthy Richard Roberts – visits
the Newport Palms and mistakes Mickey for the bellboy.

1.08 [--] Mickey: NOBODY BUYS RETAIL
4Nov64 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Jesse White (as Sid)
Alan Reed (as Mr. Swidler)
Synopsis:
Mickey has a limited amount of money to spend on Nora’s birthday gift,
so he lets Bobby take him to a shady dealer in cut-rate goods where every item is a steal.

1.09 [--] Mickey: HARD WORK NEVER HURT ANYONE
11Nov64 ABC Wednesday
Guest cast:
Bobby Van (as Bobby)
Synopsis:
Mickey feels it’s time his free-loading brother-in-law Bobby went to
work, so he gets a job at Mr. Swindler’s gas station.

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[--] 18Nov64 - "Mickey" was pre-empted for a "Shindig" episode.
Note: The "Mickey" episode “Luck o' the Irish” was originally scheduled to
air on this date. In what appears to have been a last minute schedule
change, ABC pre-empted "Mickey" for an additional episode of the rock 'n'
roll series "Shindig." ABC aired “Luck o' the Irish” on 23Dec64.
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1.10 [--] Mickey: HONEST INJUN
25Nov64 ABC Wednesday
(Show 2214)
Guest Cast:
Joseph Ruskin (as Chief)
Robert Carricart (as Medicine Man)
Dort Clark (as Sergant Klauber)
Sandra Williams (as Half Moon)
Charla Doherty (as White Fawn)
Lori Shelle (as Little Dear)
Patric Knowles (as Admiral Worthington)
Synopsis:
Mickey’s hotel is invaded by Indians – who set up teepees and claim that a
treaty signed by President Andrew Jackson makes the land theirs.

1.11 [--] Mickey: SOMEBODY'S BEEN SLEEPING IN MY BED
2Dec64 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Bobby Van (as Bobby)
Willard Waterman (as Traveler)
Synopsis:
Mickey and the family return home unexpectedly from a trip, putting
Sammy and Bobby on the spot – they’ve rented Mickey’s quarters for the night to a wealthy traveler.

1.12 [--] Mickey: FOR THE LOVE OF GRANDPA TODDIE
9Dec64 ABC Wednesday
Guest cast:
Walter Burke (as Grandpa Toddie)
Kitty Kelly (as Molly)
Synopsis:
Mickey’s grandfather Toddie spends his money on plane fare from
Ireland to pay his grandson a surprise visit – but it’s the last time he pays for anything.

1.13 [--] Mickey: ONE MORE KISS
(a.k.a. "Crazy Hips McNish”)
16Dec64 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Peter E. Deuel (as Crazy Hips)
Sandra Descher (as Marcia)
Synopsis:
Star athlete Crazy Hips McNish wants to star in the school play, and
he isn’t the least bit happy when Timmy wins the leading role.

1.14 [--] Mickey: LUCK O' THE IRISH
23Dec64 ABC Wednesday
(Show 2203)
Guest cast:
Parley Baer (as Sheriff)
Charles Thompson (as Farmer)
Synopsis:
Mickey takes Buddy and some fellow Cub Scouts on an overnight camping trip.
Note: This episode was originally scheduled to air 18Nov64.

1.15 [--] Mickey: THE ELEPHANT MICKEY WON’T FORGET
30Dec64 ABC Wednesday
Guest cast:
Arthur Malet (as Clyde Zuwicki)
Charles Irving (as Dr. Hogan)
Clint Young (as Policeman)
Synopsis:
Mickey thinks his eyes are playing tricks on him – he’s just seen a water skiing elephant.

1.16 [--] Mickey: MICKEY TAKES OVER
6Jan65 ABC Wednesday
Guest cast:
Lauren Gilbert (as Barker)
Burt Mustin (as Carruthers)
James Hong (as Seymour)
Synopsis 1:
Ling's attempt to con the guests out of a little money backfires – one of them turns out to be a hotel association
investigator.
Synopsis 2:
The Mick learns he cannot run his hotel without the help of Ling.  [Niagara Falls Gazette/TA]

1.17 [--] Mickey: BE MY GUEST
13Jan65 ABC Wednesday
Guest Cast:
Donald Barry (as Big George Stacy)
Alan Reed (as Swindler)
Elisabeth Fraser (as Myra Stacy)
Synopsis:
Big George Stacy saved Mickey’s life during the war, and now Mickey is letting George and his large brood freeload
at the hotel – where they create havoc.

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During his film career with MGM in the 1930's,40's and 50's
he starred in numerous 'Andy Hardy' movies many with Judy Garland,
and won a special Acadamy Award for 'Boy's Town' in 1938.

In 1954-55 Mickey Rooney starred in the tv comedy series
'Hey Mulligan' aka 'The Mickey Rooney Show' for NBC
cast:
Mickey Rooney as Mickey Mulligan
Claire Carleton as Mrs. Mulligan
Regis Toomey as Mr. Mulligan
Carla Balenda as Pat
John Hubbard as Mr. Brown
Joey Forman as Freddie
Alan Mowbray as the Drama Instructor

In 1983 he was given an Honorary Academy Award.

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