CTVA US Comedy - "OK Crackerby!" (UA/ABC) (1965-66) starring Burl Ives

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O.K. Crackerby! (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
references:
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O. K. CRACKERBY!
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Beresford Productions, Ltd.
in association with
United Artists Corporation.
for
ABC (Thursdays 8:30 PM ET)
Created by Abe Burrows and Cleveland Amory

US Comedy series 1965-66 17 episodes x 30 min colour
(16Sep65-6Jan66)
starring
Burl Ives as O.K. Crackerby
Hal Buckley as St. John Quincy
Brian Corcoran as O.K., Jr
Brooke Adams as Cynthia Crackerby
Joel Davison as Hobart Crackerby
Laraine Stephens as Susan Wentworth
Dick Foran as Slim
John Indrisano as The Chauffeur

Premise: A self-made millionaire wants his children to break into society.

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ABC Thursdays 8:30 PM Eastern

[01] O. K. CRACKERBY ARRIVES (pilot episode)
no. 1001 / 16Sep65
produced by Rod Amateau, Norman Henry, Abe Burrows
written by Abe Burrows
Synopsis:
Burl Ives portrays O.K. Crackerby, a self-made multi-millionaire with lots of bluster. Crackerby is used to getting
his way, and in this episode attempts to get an "in" to high society. It is this desire for social climbing that
leads St. John to NOT want to take a job working for Mr. Crackerby. [RL]

[02] O.K. Crackerby: THE WELLECLIFFE STORY
no. 1002  /  23Sep65
produced by Charles Stewart
directed by Rod Amateau
written by Abe Burrows & Terry Ryan
Synopsis:
Crackerby's determination to break into high society ledads him to invite the socially prominent and very wealthy
Viscount Wellecliffe to a dinner party. [UK-The Viewer] [UK airdate: 8Jan66 ITV Tyne-Tees, Sat]

[03] O.K. Crackerby: THE GRIFFIN STORY
no. 1003  /  30Sep65
produced by Charles Stewart
directed by Thomas Montgomery
written by Robert C. Dennis & Earl Barret

[04] O.K. Crackerby: CRACKERBY FOR TREASURER
no. 1004 / 7Oct65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Leonard Horn
written by Richard Baer

[05] O.K. Crackerby: CRACKERBY'S TUTOR
no. 1005 / 14Oct65
produced by Charles Stewart
directed by Rod Amateau
written by Arnold Margolin & Jim Parker

[06] O.K. Crackerby: THE SAINT JOHN RAID
no. 1006 / 21Oct65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by David Nelson
written by Bill O'Hallaren
Guest Cast:
Kathleen Freeman ....... Aggie Cranepool
Synopsis:
Kathleen Freeman portrays a noisy old friend of Crackerby's from Oklahoma named Aggie Cranepool who attempts to
steal away the ambitious St. John (note - St. John in this series is pronounced "Sin Jin") [RL]

[07] O.K. Crackerby: WHO WAS THAT LADY YOU SAW ME WITH?
no. 1007 / 28Oct65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Leonard Horn
Guest Cast:
Phyllis Avery ..... Allison Belmont
Synopsis:
Crackerby falls head-over-heels for a high society widow at the airport. Confusion with his dog's whereabouts leads
him to lose sight of her, and he gets his entire staff to find the mysterious woman. [RL]

[08] O.K. Crackerby: WOODMAN, SPARE THAT FAMILY TREE
no. 1008 /  4Nov65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by David Nelson

[09] O.K. Crackerby: NO DEPOSIT, NO RETURN
no. 1009  / 11Nov65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by David Nelson
written by James Allardice & Tom Adair

[10] O.K. Crackerby: CRACKERBY'S UNFINISHED SYMPHONY
no. 1010 /  18Nov65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Jack Shea
written by James Menzies

[11] O.K. Crackerby: OL' SAM
no. 1011  / 25Nov65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Gary Nelson
story by Tony Webster
teleplay by Bill O'Hallaren

[12] O.K. Crackerby: CRACKERBY STOPS THE PRESS
no. 1012 /  2Dec65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Claudio Guzman
written by Bill O'Hallaren

[13] O.K. Crackerby: CRACKERBY AND THE CUCKOO GAME
no. 1013 /  9Dec65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by James Sheldon
written by Bill O'Hallaren

[14] O.K. Crackerby: BITTER RAVIOLI
no. 1014 / 16Dec65
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Jack Shea
written by James Allardice and Tom Adair

[15] O.K. Crackerby: SMILE AND THE WORLD ...
no. 1015 /  23Dec65
produced by Chuck Stewart
directed by Ezra Stone
written by George Balzer

[16] O.K. Crackerby: 3 + 1 = 1
no. 1016  / 30Dec65
produced by Charles Stewart
directed by Thomas Montgomery
written by Phil Davis

[17] O.K. Crackerby: OPERATION SUSAN (final episode)
no. 1017  / 6Jan66
produced by Elliott Lewis
directed by Seymour Robbie
written by Rich Eustis and Al Rogers

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