CTVA US Comedy - "Our Miss Brooks" (Desilu/CBS) Season 1 (1952-53)

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Starring Eve Arden
Season 1 (CBS) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
contributions by: Tom Alger, Tom Dischley, Rina Fox, Wayne Miller, Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


 
############## Our Miss Brooks ###############
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CBS Fridays 9:30 pm Eastern
38 episodes
Production Executive Larry Berns

1.1 [---] Our Miss Brooks: TRYING TO PICK A FIGHT (pilot show)
Prod. no. 1
03Oct52 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Miss Brooks gets a romance tip from student Walter Denton who picks fights with his
girlfriend, Harriet Conklin, just because it's so much fun making up. When Miss
Brooks tries this with the clueless Mr. Boynton, and Principal Osgood Conklin tries
it with his wife, troubles ensue. [RL]

1.02 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE LOADED CUSTODIAN
Prod. no. 10
10Oct52 CBS Fri

1.03 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE EMBEZZLED DRESS
Prod. no. 3
17Oct52 CBS Fri
filmed by Desilu Productions
Production Executive, Larry Berns
Written for television by Al Lewis and Joe Quillan
Directed by Al Lewis
director of photography, Karl Freund
edited by Dann Cahn
Music by Wilbur Hatch
camera direction, John Claar
Gueast Cast:
Kathleen Freeman ........ Miss Atterberry
Summary:
Connie (Eve Arden) is almost involved in a larceny case thanks
to her zany housekeeper, Mrs. Davis (Jane Morgan) .
Sponsors: Swans Down Cake Mixes, Instant Sanka Coffee.

1.04 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE BIRTHDAY BAG
Prod. no. 2.
24Oct52 CBS Fri (rerun 02Jul54 CBS)
Synopsis:
The problem facing the faculty and student body at Madison High is how to keep Miss
Brooks "broke" so that she will be unable to buy a much desired alligator bag.[WM]

1.05 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MISS BROOKS PLAY-ACTS MRS. BOYNTON
_aka_ THE WRONG MRS. BOYNTON
Prod. no. 4
31Oct52 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Mr. Boynton is in search of a job and asks Miss Brooks to pose as Mrs. Boynton. [WM]

1.06 [---] Our Miss Brooks: LIVING STATUES
7Nov52 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.07 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MADISON COUNTRY CLUB
Prod. no. 6.
14Nov52 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.08 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MISTER WHIPPLE
Prod. no. 8
21Nov52 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.09 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE BIG GAME
Prod. no. 12
28Nov52 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Old Snakehips (Burt Mustin) might not be allowed to attend any more Madison High
School football games when it is discovered that he is not a high school graduate.
Connie Brooks tutors him and grades him on a huge curve to help him pass. [RL]

1.10 [---] Our Miss Brooks: BLUE GOLDFISH
Prod. no. 9
5Dec52 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.11 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE STOLEN AERIAL
Prod. no. 11.
12Dec52 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.12 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE HOBBY SHOW
Prod. no. 13
19Dec52 [us] CBS orig. airdate
filmed by Desilu Productions
Production Executive, Larry Berns
Written for television by Al Lewis and Joe Quillan
Directed by Al Lewis
director of photography, Karl Freund
edited by Bud Molin
Music by Wilbur Hatch
camera direction, John Claar.
Summary:
Students and faculty of Madison High propose a hobby show as a
diversion for the overworked Miss Brooks..
Sponsors:
Swans Down Cake Mixes, Instant Sanka Coffee.

1.13 [---] Our Miss Brooks: CHRISTMAS SHOW 1952
Prod. no. 15.
27Dec52 [us] CBS orig. airdate
Desilu production
Production Executive, Larry Berns
Written by Al Lewis and Joe Quillan.
Directed by Al Lewis
Editor, Bud Molin
Photography, Karl Freund
music, Wilbur Hatch.
Summary:
It's Christmastime and Connie Brooks is so broke that she cannot
afford any presents for her friends. Her plan is to exchange all
their gifts to her so that she can get store credit to buy gifts
for them. Unfortunately, everyone else has the same idea.
Commercials: Swans Down cake mixes -- Sanka Coffee

1.14 [---] Our Miss Brooks: AUNT HATTIE BOYNTON
Prod. no. 10
2Jan53 [us] CBS orig. airdate
(some sources say 12Jun53)
Synopsis:
Mr. Boynton boasts of the industriousness of his aunt Hattie.

1.15 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE PET SHOP
Prod. no. 16
9Jan53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.16 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE HURRICANE
Prod. no. 14
16Jan53 [us] CBS orig airdate

[--] 23Jan53 - see 6Feb53

1.17 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MONSIEUR LaBLANCHE
Prod. no. 17
30Jan53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.18 [---] Our Miss Brooks: OLD MARBLEHEAD
Prod. no. 19.
6Feb53 [us] CBS orig. airdate
(some sources say 23Jan53)

1.19 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE MODEL TEACHER
Prod. no. 20
13Feb53 CBS Fri
Miss Brooks wins an award for being Model Teacher of the Year, but wishes the award
had gone to someone else. [WM]

1.20 [---] Our Miss Brooks: WAKE-UP PLAN
Prod. no. 23.
20Feb53 [us] CBS orig airdate

1.21 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE CAFETERIA STRIKE
27Feb53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.22 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MISTER CASEY
Prod. no. 22
6Mar53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.23 [---] Our Miss Brooks: CONKLIN'S LOVE NEST
Prod. no. 24
13Mar53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.24 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE HONEST BURGLAR
20Mar53 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Miss Brooks aids a burglar whom she discovers raiding the icebox late at night.[WM]

1.25 [---] Our Miss Brooks: FISHER'S PAWN SHOP
Prod. no. 26.
27Mar53 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Miss Brooks pawns her landlady's vacuum cleaner.[WM]

1.26 [---] Our Miss Brooks: LULU, THE PIN-UP BOAT
3Apr53 [us] CBS orig airdate

1.27 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE YODAR KRITCH AWARD
10Apr53 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Miss Brooks is assured of a date with Mr. Boynton to Bones Snodgrass's party. [WM]

1.28 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MADAME BROOKS DuBARRY
Prod. no. 29
17Apr53 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Mr. Boynton is escorting Miss Brooks to a dance when his car runs out of gas. [WM]

1.29 [---] Our Miss Brooks: MARINATED HEARING
Prod. no. 30
24Apr53 CBS Fri
filmed by Desilu Productions
Production executive, Larry Berns
written for television by Al Lewis and Joe Quillan
directed by Al Lewis
director of photography, Karl Freund
edited by Bud Molin ;
Music by Wilbur Hatch
television director, John Claar.
Guest Cast:
Charles Evans ......... Mr. Stone
Eddie Riley ........... Bone Snodgrass
Summary:
Principal Conklin proclaims a "Board of Education Day."
Commercials: Instant Sanka Coffee. Win Elliot -- Swans Down Angel Food Mix.

1.30 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE FESTIVAL
Prod. no. 31.
01May53 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Miss Brooks plays Cupid.[WM]

1.31 [---] Our Miss Brooks: SUZY PRENTISS
Prod. no. 32
8May53 [us] CBS orig airdate

1.32 [---] Our Miss Brooks: CONKLIN PLAYS DETECTIVE
Prod. no. 33.
15May53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.33 [---] Our Miss Brooks: PUBLIC PROPERTY ON PARADE
Prod. no. 34
22May53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.34 [---] Our Miss Brooks: DAVIS READS TEA LEAVES
Prod. no. 35
29May53 [us] CBS orig airdate

1.35 [---] Our Miss Brooks: THE STOLEN WARDROBE
05Jun53 CBS Fri
Synopsis 1:
A pair of thieves who have just raided a department store hide out in Madison High.[WM]
Synopsis 2:
When Connie Brooks is named "Best-Dressed Teacher" at Madison High, a couple of
thieves take advantage of her. They recently stole countless thousands of dollars
worth of dresses and furs, and promise Miss Brooks that she can wear any and all
of them, and they have her take all of the clothing home (away from the eyes of
the snooping police). The faculty then starts to think that Connie Brooks is the
thief when she begins wearing the hot items to work. [RL]

1.36 [---] Our Miss Brooks: CURE THAT HABIT
Prod. no. 18.
12Jun53 [us] CBS orig. airdate
(some sources say 6Feb53)

1.37 [---] Our Miss Brooks: CAPISTRANO'S REVENGE
Prod. no. 38
19Jun53 [us] CBS orig. airdate

1.38 [---] Our Miss Brooks: JUNE BRIDE
Prod. no. 37.
26Jun53 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Connie Brooks becomes a bride by proxy for Mr. LeBlanche's fiancee in France.
Mr. Boynton misunderstands and tries to stop the wedding. [WM]

Summer Replacement Series:-
Footlights Theater (CBS)(Summer 1953) "live" dramatic anthology    (3-Jul53-25Sep53)
 

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