CTVA US Comedy - "Mr Adams and Eve" (Four Star/CBS) (1956-58) starring Ida Lapino & Howard Duff

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Mr Adams and Eve (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, John King,  Christine A. Becker [C.A.B.], Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak
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MR. ADAMS AND EVE
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Four Star-Bridget production
for
CBS (mainly Fridays 9:00 pm EST)
Based on Characters created by Collier Young
Produced by Warner Toub, Jr.
US  Comedy series 1957-58 66 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Ida Lupino as Eve Drake
Howard Duff as Howard Adams
with:
Hayden Rorke as Steve (recurring)
Olive Carey as Elsie (recurring)
Alan Reed (the voice of Fred Flintstone) as J.B. Hafter (Studio Chief) (recurring)
Frances Robinson as Louise Stewart (recurring - season 1)
Dan Tobin as Burt Stewart (recurring - season 1)
Lawrence Dobkin / Larry Dobkin / Christopher Dark.as  Max Cassolini (Director) (recurring)

Premise: The disagreements of a couple of married movie stars.

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Approx 25 episodes (to be verified)
CBS Fridays at 9:00 pm EST

 1.1 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE YOUNG ACTRESS
04Jan57 CBS Friday
Produced by Frederick de Cordova
Written by Sol Saks
Directed by Don Weis
Sponsored by Blitz beer
Guest cast:
Gloria Talbott ...... Actress
Lawrence Dobkin ..... Director
Synopsis:
Howard hires a young actress who is exceptionally gifted at upstaging others. [RF]

1.2 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: TYPICAL
11Jan57 CBS Friday
Produced by Frederick de Cordova
Written by Sol Saks
Directed by Don Weis
Sponsored by Blitz beer
Guest cast:
Lawrence Dobkin ..... Director
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve's agent concocts a television series idea for them, a domestic sitcom,
then decides they could never convincingly play a typical couple. So Howard and Eve
set out to prove they can be typical for one day -- they try to make coffee, do the
laundry, clip the hedges -- but completely fail at it. [C.A.B.]
                   
1.3 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THEY'RE OFF AND RUNNING
18Jan57 CBS Friday
Produced by Frederick de Cordova
Written by Sol Saks
Directed by Don Weis
Sponsored by Blitz beer
Guest cast:
Frances Robinson .... Louise Stewart (recurring)
Dan Tobin ........... Burt Stewart (recurring)
Will Wright ......... Calhern
Ralph Moody ......... Manager
Synopsis:
The Adamses buy a race horse that looks great until it runs. [RF]

1.4 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE TEEN-AGE DAUGHTER
25Jan57 CBS Friday (Network rerun 05Jul57)
Guest cast:
William Schallert ... Claude
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve are asked to play the parents of a teenage daughter in their
next movie. Both are disturbed at the idea that anyone could consider them
old enough to be the parents of a teenager.

1.5 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THIS IS YOUR LIFE
01Feb57 CBS Friday (Network rerun 30Aug57)
Guest cast:
Mala Powers ......... Secretary
Lee Patrick ......... Connie
Synopsis:
Eve gets the mistaken idea that Howard is seeing another woman when he
suddenly becomes extremely secretive about his activities. [TA]
   
1.6 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: YOU CAN'T GO HOME AGAIN
08Feb57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Jeff Donnell ...... Adele
Tom Brown ......... Harry
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve visit their old home town and find the pace too hectic. [RF]

1.7 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE PROPOSAL
15Feb57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Don Orlando ........ Luigi
Fay Baker .......... Gloria
Synopsis:
A movie fan-magazine asks Howard and Eve for the exclusive story of their
courtship, engagement and marriage. Everything goes along fine, until the
questions get to the point of who actually did the proposing. [TA]

1.8 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: HOWARD GOES TO JAIL
22Feb57 CBS Friday (rerun 26Jul57)
Guest cast:
Ellen Corby ......... Fan
Peter Leeds ......... Driver
(Olive Carey as Elsie) (recurring ?)
(Hayden Rorke as Steve) (recurring ?)
Synopsis 1:
Voted most uncooperative star, Howard throws a press party.
Synopsis 2:
Howard and Eve are supposed to act as hosts at a cocktail party for
newspapermen.Eve arrives on time, but not Howard, who becomes involved
in a fist fight and is sitting in jail. [RF]

1.9 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE BUSINESS MANAGER
01Mar57 CBS Friday
Guest Cast:
Francis X. Bushman .. Himself  (*matinee idol of silent films)
Whit Bissell ........ Manager
Synopsis 1:
When Howard and Eve give a bit part to the "penniless" Francis X. Bushman,
they realize that they must adhere to a strict budget to provide for their
old age.
Synopsis 2:
A penniless old actor inspires the Adamses to provide for their old age. [RF]

1.10 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE TORN-SHIRT SCHOOL OF ACTING
08Mar57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Christopher Dark .... Sherwood
Jack Lambert ........ Cyril
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve agree to work with an experimental summer-stock theater group.
They aren't quite so pleased about their decision when they learn that the play
they will appear in is to be done in blank verse. [TA]

1.11 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE MOTHERS
15Mar57 CBS Friday (Network rerun 13Sep57)
Guest cast:
Lee Patrick ......... Eve's Mother
Olive Blakeney ...... Howard's Mother
Walter Woolf King ... Warner
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve run into family problems. The mothers of both arrive for
a visit at the same time. The two older women don’t have much in common,
which makes it difficult for Howard and Eve to keep them entertained. [TA]

1.12 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: ACADEMY AWARD
22Mar57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Sheila Graham ...... Herself
King Donovan ....... Marty
Joe Kearns ......... Darrow
Synopsis 1:
Movie stars Howard and Eve Adams are both nominated for Oscars.
Synopsis 2:
Howard's ego suffers when Eve becomes involved with "Oscar." [RF]

1.13 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: TAKEN FOR GRANTED [verified - RL]
29Mar57 CBS Friday
Written by Sol Saks and Louella MacFarlane
Directed by Richard Kinon
Guest Cast:
Ted Stanhope ......... Gas station attendant
Olive Carey .......... Elsie (recurring)
Hayden Rorke ......... Steven Douglas  (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
Eve fibs to Howard that she and their agent had clandestine meetings. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Howard would rather watch the fights than accompany Eve to a fancy party.
Eve then attends the party with her agent, and when they never make it to the
party, Howard becomes jealous - exactly the response for which Eve was hoping. [RL]

1.14 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: FULFILLING TALENTS
05Apr57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Frances Robinson .... Louise Stewart (recurring)
Dan Tobin ........... Burt Stewart (recurring)
Synopsis:
Howard's old flame talks him into taking up writing poetry. [RF]

1.15 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THAT MAGAZINE
12Apr57 CBS, Friday
Guest Cast:
Barbara Billingsley.. Liz Blake
Alvin Greenman ...... Jo-Jo
Lee Patrick ......... Connie
Synopsis:
A magazine assigns a photographer and a reporter to cover a typical
day in the life of Eve and Howard. They're pleased about the forthcoming
publicity and have carefully rehearsed their own version of a day in their
lives. But everything goes so far wrong that it seems the magazine will
get a scoop - that Eve and Howard are planning a divorce. [TA]

1.16 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE SOCIAL CROWD
19Apr57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Norma Varden ........ Mrs. Weddington-Brown
Synopsis:
To get the authentic background for their next movie in which they portray
aristocrats, Howard and Eve spend a weekend in the home of a socialite. [TA]

1.17 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: FOREIGN ACTRESS
26Apr57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Patricia Donahue .... Lisa
Synopsis:
A foreign film siren is stealing all of Eve's and Howard's scenes. [RF]

1.18 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: INSOMNIA
3May57 CBS Friday 9:00pm Eastern
Synopsis:
Howard Adams finds it impossible to sleep. Then, while attending a banquet
for a studio executive, Howard falls asleep in the middle of the speech. [TA]

1.19 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE DIET
10May57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Nick Dennis ......... Trainer
Barbara Pepper ...... Fat Woman
Synopsis:
A gift of a bathroom scale becomes a monster to Eve when she steps on it
and learns that she's four pounds overweight. She launches herself on a
rigid diet. [TA]

1.20 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE PICTURE THAT COULD NOT BE MADE
17May57 CBS Friday
Synopsis:
The ambitious Adamses have a new project: producing their own movie. [RF]

1.21 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE FIGHTER
24May57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Morris Miller ....... Fighter
Douglass Dumbrille .. Promoter
Jack Lomas .......... Fight Manager
Synopsis:
After Howard wins a prizefighter in a gin-rummy game, he decides
to groom him for the ring. But Eve, insisting the pugilist comes
under community property, has her own ideas about the training! [TA]

1.22 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE RUMOR
31May57 CBS Friday
Guest Cast:
William Swan ........ Dirk Halberd
Synopsis:
At a crowded nightclub, Eve and Howard become separated. An enterprising
press agent corners Eve, introduces her handsome young client and arranges
to have a photographer cover the meeting. Next morning the newspapers carry
news of the end of Eve's and Howard's marriage. [TA]
   
1.23 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE LOST TWO HOURS
07June57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Frances Robinson .... Louise Stewart (recurring)
Dan Tobin ........... Burt Stewart (recurring)
Synopsis:
Synopsis: Eve and Howard misinterpret the invitation of their friends,
Louise and Burt Stewart. Expecting dinner, they miss lunch and are shocked
to learn on arriving at the Stewarts’ that it’s a cocktail party! [TA]

1.24 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE BACHELOR
14Jun57 CBS Friday
Produced by Warner Toub, Jr.
Written by Sol Saks and Louella MacFarlane
Directed by Richard Kinon
Director of Photography George E. Diskant
Film Editor Samuel E. Beetley
Music by David Rose
Sponsored by Ajax
Guest Cast:
Craig Stevens ...... Kurt
Damiam O'Flynn
Paul Grant
Synopsis:
An old boyfriend of Eve's gets the part of 'the other man' in a movie starring Eve
and Howard. There's no jealousy on Howard's part at all; in fact, he and the old boy
friend go out for a night on the town! But after hanging out with him for a few nights,
Howard decides he prefers his married life with Eve, to the bachelor lifestyle. [C.A.B.]

1.25 [--] Mr. Adams and Eve: SEPARATE VACATIONS
21Jun57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Dan Tobin ........... Burt Stewart (recurring)
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve decide to spend their vacation at home. But they suddenly find
that they have nothing to talk about and become bored. Then a friend of theirs
invites Howard to go deep-sea fishing with him, and his wife invites Eve to
stay with her. But separate vacations create problems, too. [TA]

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SUMMER REPEATS CBS Fridays
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28Jun57 - no details
05Jul57 - REPEAT - #1.4 "The Teen-Age Daughter" (first aired 25Jan57)
12Jul57 - REPEAT
19Jul57 - REPEAT
26Jul57 - REPEAT - #1.8 "Howard Goes to Jail" (first aired 22Feb57)
02Aug57 - REPEAT
09Aug57 - REPEAT
16Aug57 - REPEAT
23Aug57 - REPEAT
30Aug57 - REPEAT - #1.5 "This is Your Life" (first aired 1Feb57)
06Sep57 - REPEAT
13Sep57 - REPEAT - #1.11 "The Mothers" (first aired 15Mar57)

            
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approx 41 episodes (to be verified)
CBS Fridays at 9:00pm EST (September 1957 through 7Feb58)
CBS Thursdays at 9:00pm EST (11Feb58 through 7Jul58)
Summer repeats - Thursdays at 9:00pm EST (14Jul58 through 23Sep58)

2.01 [26] Mr. Adams and Eve: ADULT WESTERN
20Sep57 CBS Friday

2.02 [27] Mr. Adams and Eve: TAMING OF THE SHREW
27Sep57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
David Niven ......... Phineas Fogg
Lee Patrick ......... Connie
Synopsis 1:
David Niven is a special guest star. Howard and Eve are all set to appear in a
monumental production of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew.” Things become
complicated when Eve’s mother embarks on a series of business ventures –
including the raising of minks. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Phineas Fogg floats down in his balloon and interrupts an audition of "Taming of  the Shrew".

2.03 [28] Mr. Adams and Eve: INTERNATIONAL AFFAIR
04Oct57 CBS Friday
Guest Cast:
Christopher Dark .... Rajah Ahmed Khan
Eve Miller .......... Begum
William Schallert ... Briggs
Synopsis:
Rajah Ahmed Khan, an Eastern potentate, visits the studio where
Eve and Howard are making a picture. The Rajah immediately decides
that Eve would be a lovely acquisition for his harem and offers to
buy her from Howard. [TA]

2.04 [29] Mr. Adams and Eve: SPLIT CAREERS
11Oct57 CBS Friday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve decide that they would each receive single star billing
if they split up as an acting team. But the studio boss, J.B. Hafter
has other ideas. [TA]

2.05 [30] Mr. Adams and Eve: JOAN FONTAINE
18Oct57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Joan Fontaine ....... Herself
Don Beddoe .......... Reporter
Synopsis:
In an interview with a press feature writer, Eve Adams hears her mother
tell the writer that her favorite movie star is Joan Fontaine. Eve, believing
she will never be a dramatic actress if her mother doesn’t believe in her,
announces dramatically that she will retire from the screen. [TA]

2.06 [31] Mr. Adams and Eve: SUSPENSION (a.k.a. SUSPICION)
25Oct57 CBS Friday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Howard McNear ....... Uncle Jeck
Synopsis:
When Howard and Eve refuse to do a picture that studio head J.B. Hafter
has lined up for them, Hafter suspends them. [TA]

2.07 [32] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE LIFE STORY OF EVE DRAKE AND HOWARD ADAMS
01Nov57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Herbert Anderson .... Harvey Carson
Les Tremayne ........ Burt Stanton
Synopsis 1:
J.B. Hafter tells Howard and Eve of his latest idea: to film the story of
their lives. He assigns writers to learn the facts from his two stars.
But the stories they tell don’t coincide.
Synopsis 2:
When Hollywood scenario writers prepare a film biography of Eve and Howard,
any resemblance to the real people is purely coincidental. [TA]

2.08 [33] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE COMEDIANS
08Nov57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Sam Hanks ........... Himself
Herb Vigran ......... Harry
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve take drastic steps to boost their popularity. [RF]

2.09 [34] Mr. Adams and Eve: MAN WITH RAVEN
15Nov57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Sir Cedric Hardwicke .... Gerald Fortescue
Don Diamond
Synopsis 1:
Gerald Fortescue, a veteran actor and free-loader, sweeps with grandeur
into the Adams’ home, accompanied by Scaramouche, a raven.
Synopsis 2:
Howard decides to act Richard III and invites a thespian
of the old school into his home. [TA]

2.10 [35] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE ARTIST
22Nov57 CBS Friday 9:00pm
Synopsis:
Eve is flattered and Howard skeptical when an egotistical artist asks
Eve to sit for a portrait so that he can paint the “real woman” within her. [TA]

2.11 [36] Mr. Adams and Eve: ACTIVE DUTY
29Nov57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Bob Quarry ......... Lieutenant Baxter
Mark Patscott ...... Sergeant
Walter Coy ......... Colonel Hemingway
Synopsis:
Synopsis 1: Howard Adams is called for two week’s reserve in the Air
Force, and Eve follows him to the base. She arrives in the grand style
of a Hollywood actress and becomes the center of attention for the
officers.
Synopsis 2: Howard, spending two weeks with the Air Force Reserve,
find his troubles with the commanding officer aggravated when Eve comes
to the base to entertain. [TA]

2.12 [37] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE LAS VEGAS STORY
06Dec57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Patricia Blake, Jamie O'Hara, Juli Reding .... Bathing Beauties
Synopsis:
Howard Adams’ studio arranges for him to judge a beauty contest. [TA]

2.13 [38] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE PRODUCERS
13Dec57 CBS Friday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Lawrence Dobkin ...... Casellini
Synopsis 1:
Eve and Howard turn producers and repair to a small town to film a simple story
derived from real life. Their first mistake is the hiring of an Italian director.
Synopsis 2:
Film stars Eve and Howard Adams run into complications when they decide to go to
a small Mid-western town to produce a movie about a boy and his dog, with
nonprofessional actors. [TA]

2.14 [39] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE FIRST MRS. ADAMS
20Dec57 CBS Friday
Synopsis:
The Adamses' happy marriage is threatened by a scandal. [RF]

2.15 [40] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE SERVICE STORY
27Dec57 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Nancy Hadley
Barbara Bell Wright
Mary McCoy
Carol Shannon (as the Greeting Committee)
Synopsis:
The Adamses entertain at an Army camp. Howard can't understand why
the wolf whistles from the darkened audience are only for him. [TA]

[--] 03Jan58 pre-empted or re-run

2.16 [41] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE FLACK
10Jan58 CBS Friday 9:00pm Eastern
Guest cast:
Chet Stratton ....... Cateman
Nancy Kilgas ........ Druscilla
Synopsis:
After Howard and Eve are passed by for two fine acting jobs, they decide to
hire a press agent to boost their careers. But the publicity stunts the
agent thinks up for them only hinder their careers. [TA]

2.17 [42] Mr. Adams and Eve: JUNGLE MADNESS
17Jan58 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Ben Wright .......... Roderick
Larry Dobkin ........ Max Cassolini
N.J. Davis .......... Nathan
Synopsis 1:
Darkest Africa is all aglow when a white hunter gets a yen for
Eve while on location. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
On location in the Congo for their latest movie, Eve and Howard find
themselves being upstaged by a guide, who is a ham. [RF]

2.18 [43] Mr. Adams and Eve: ME, THE JURY
24Jan58 CBS Friday (rerun 9Sep58)
Guest cast:
Virginia Gregg ..... Judge Banks
Synopsis:
In the midst of making a movie, Eve receives a call to jury duty.
She insists that she must fulfill her responsibilities as a citizen.

2.19 [44] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE INHERITANCE
31Jan58 CBS Friday
Guest cast:
Hope Emerson ........ Fannie
Synopsis:
Eve falls heir to a massive castle high on the desolate moors of
Scotland. While Eve is happy over this good fortune, Howard is not.
His wife wants to go to Scotland and look over her new property and so
pass up one of the best acting parts they’ve been offered. [TA]

2.20 [45] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE BIG TOP
07Feb58 CBS Friday 9:00pm
Guest cast:
Christopher Dark ... Max
Mary Scott ......... Estralita
Synopsis 1:
Howard and Eve are on location in Mexico, where they are starring in a
movie about a circus. The director, who likes realism, assigns the two
stars to work with two real trapeze artists. There's trouble when Howard
suspects that one of the aerialists loves Eve. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Howard has a falling out with a headstrong trapeze artist. [RF]

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Starting 11Feb58 the series moves to Tuesdays at 8:00pm:
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2.21 [46] Mr. Adams and Eve: COME ON TO MARS' HOUSE
11Feb58 CBS, Tuesday
Produced by Warren Toub, Jr.
Written by Sol Saks
Directed by Richard Kinon
Sponsored by Winston
Synopsis:
Studio chief Hafter hires an astrologer for a Roman epic, and
everyone on the set falls for her predictions, to the point where
the production grinds to a halt. Howard is the only one not
convinced, and he shows Eve how troublesome the astrologer's
predictions are. [C.A.B.]

2.22 [47] Mr. Adams and Eve: BACKWASH
18Feb58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Dick Powell ......... Himself
Synopsis:
Dick Powell is a guest on tonight's show. Howard is given the
opportunity to direct a movie and receives enthusiastic support
from Eve. But when Howard reads the script he is afraid the picture will be a flop. [TA]

[--] 25Feb58 - "Mr. Adams and Eve" was pre-empted for a "High Adventure"
special on Tibet. (60-minute special hosted by Lowell Thomas.)

2.23 [48] Mr. Adams and Eve: SURPRISE! SURPRISE!
04Mar58 CBS Tuesday (Network rerun 5Aug58)
Synopsis:
Eve plans to give Howard a surprise party for his birthday. Howard, who
insists that the day means nothing to him, decides to stay around the
house all day in his pajamas. This complicates Eve’s arrangements for the party. [TA]

2.24 [49] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE WRITERS
11Mar58 CBS Tuesday
After completing a movie for J.B. Hafter, Eve and Howard decide that
they themselves could write a much better script for their next film.
They demand the right to author their next scenario, but find they have
nothing but trouble on their hands when J.B. Hafter agrees. [TA]

2.25 [50] Mr. Adams and Eve: PLATTER PALACE
18Mar58 CBS Tuesday
Synopsis:
Housekeeper Elsie writes a hit tune. [RF]

2.26 [51] Mr. Adams and Eve: BROUGHT TO YOU DEAD FROM HOLLYWOOD
25Mar58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
George Feldman ..... Director
Synopsis:
The Adamses face a new challenge: live TV cameras. [RF]

2.27 [52] Mr. Adams and Eve: BACK PAGE
01Apr58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Ed Sullivan ........ Himself
Synopsis:
Ed Sullivan invites Howard and Eve to guest write a column for him.
With visions of Pulitzer Prizes dancing in their heads, they set out
among the city's teeming millions. [TA]

2.28 [53] Mr. Adams and Eve: U.C.L.A.--EH!
08Apr58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Alan Reed Sr. ....... Hafter
Synopsis:
Eve and Howard practically rewrite ancient history when they study
the Etruscan Age in college.

2.29 [54] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE LOVEY DOVEYS
15Apr58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Joan Banks .......... Lovey
Casey Adams ......... Dovey
Synopsis:
Eve and Howard are asked to serve as hosts to a newly married couple who have
won a "perfect marriage" contest on a TV program. But the Adamses find that
the constant round of nightclubs is a strain. [TA]

2.30 [55] Mr. Adams and Eve: HOWARD AND EVE AND IDA
22Apr58 CBS Tuesday
Produced by Waren Toub, Jr
Written by Louella MacFarlane
Directed by Richard Kinon
Sponsored by Winston
Guest cast:
Alan Reed Sr. ........ J.B. Hafter (recurring)
In this episode, Ida Lupino plays both Eve and herself. Studio chief Hafter
hires Ida Lupino to direct a Howard and Eve film. Howard used to date Ida,
so Eve is jealous and gives her a very difficult time. Eve comes to realize
she's a good person, though, and defends her when she gets fired for pushing
her artistic vision. [C.A.B.]

2.31 [56] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE ORIGINAL MACDUFFS
29Apr58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Damion O'Flynn ..... Movie Director
Carol Veazie ....... Hafter
Synopsis:
Howard and Eve overhear a telephone conversation in which J.B. Hafter, the
studio head, grants many concessions to another star. When they make the
same demands, Hafter tells them that the star has a ranch and is independently
wealthy. So, Howard and Eve decide to buy a ranch. [TA]

2.32 [57] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE GHOST OF CONSOLIDATED
06May58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Bridget Duff ........ Mary Pickford
Barbara Heller ...... Silent-Film Star
Jesse White ......... Director
Synopsis 1:
After a hectic day at the studio, Howard and Eve decide it is too late to
go home. So they fall asleep in their producer's office. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Howard and Eve witness a ghostly review when they spend midnight on a movie lot. [RF]

2.33 [58] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE BOWLING STORY
13May58 CBS Tuesday
Synopsis:
The Adamses strike out with Hafter by sponsoring a rival bowling team. [RF]

2.34 [59] Mr. Adams and Eve: COMMAND PERFORMANCE
20May58 CBS Tuesday 8:00pm
Guest cast:
Jeanette Nolan ...... Grand Duchess Maria
Stephen Bekassy ..... Count Razil
Synopsis:
Studio chief J.B. Hafter sends Howard and Eve to Europe to
publicize the premiere of one of his films. They visit a small country
where the ruler is a grand duchess. Eve tries to sell the duchess on the
advantages of democracy - in fact she even suggests that the duchess
abdicate! [TA]

2.35 [60] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE STUNT MAN
27May58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Murvyn Vye .......... Palmer
Mary Field .......... Mrs. Palmer
Synopsis:
A neighbor, who apparently hates movie people, complains to the
police about Howard and Eve. Then he bombards them with phone
calls. Eve, who has been reading up on psychology, devises a plan
to cure the bothersome neighbor. [TA]

2.36 [61] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE INTERVIEW
03Jun58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Norman Alden ........ Jack
Synopsis:
While at a party, Eve is tricked into agreeing to appear on a
nationwide television interview with a man known to hate the movie
colony. On the show, Eve makes an unfortunate remark, which makes
her look ridiculous. Later, Howard makes a few remarks of his own
at a press interview. [TA]

2.37 [62] Mr. Adams and Eve: THE CHOWDER CUP
10Jun58 CBS Tuesday
Synopsis:
Eve and Howard buy a half interest in a restaurant. They become so
absorbed in their new enterprise that they incur the anger of their
boss, J.B. Hafter, who demands that they either give up the
restaurant or give up acting. [TA]

2.38 [63] Mr. Adams and Eve: DEAR VARIETY
17Jun58 CBS Tuesday
Produced by Warren Toub, Jr.
Written by Jim Fritzell
Directed by Richard Kinon
Synopsis:
Eve reads a 10 year-old copy of "Variety", but mistakes it for that day's edition.
A front-page article describes the closing of their studio, Consolidated Studios,
and the studio head, J.B. Hafter, getting fired by New York studio executives.
She publishes an angry goodbye to Hafter in Variety. When the New York execs see
the ad, they have no idea who decided to fire him, but assume he must deserve to
be fired if it says so in Variety, so they really do fire him. Eve later realizes
her mistake and publishes another ad saying the execs changed their mind and have
reinstated Hafter. They again figure that this must be the right thing to do, and
all is set straight. [C.A.B.]

2.39 [64] Mr. Adams and Eve: STEVE'S GIRL FRIEND
24Jun58 CBS Tuesday
Synopsis:
Eve sets out to find Steve a wife. [RF]

2.40 [65] Mr. Adams and Eve: PLANES THAT PASS IN THE NIGHT
01Jul58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Alberto Moran ....... Andre
Albert Carrier ...... Maurice
Synopsis 1:
Howard and Eve take a vacation, but they can't decide where to spend it. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Disagreeing about a vacation spot, Howard and Eve look to the cards for their decision. [RF]

2.41 [66] Mr. Adams and Eve: TEENAGE IDOL (final episode)
08Jul58 CBS Tuesday
Guest cast:
Pat Wayne ........... Walter
Carolyn Craig ....... Joanie
Darrell Howe ........ Swivelhips
Synopsis:
The Adamses help a lovelorn teenager fight his competition---a rock 'n' roll idol. [RF]

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Summer repeats (15Jul58-23Sep58) CBS Tuesdays
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15Jul58 -
22Jul58 -
29Jul58 -
05Aug58 - Rerun of #2.23 "Surprise! Surprise!" (first aired 04Mar58)
12Aug58 -
19Aug58 -
26Aug58 -
02Sep58 -
09Sep58 - Rerun of #2.18 "Me, the Jury" (first aired 24Jan58)
16Sep58 -
23Sep58 - (final network rerun)


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