CTVA US Comedy - "The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet" (ABC) Season 2 (1953-54)

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Starring Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, Dave Nelson & Ricky Nelson
Season 2 (ABC) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


#### The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet #####
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ABC Fridays 8:00-8:30pm

2.01 [040] Ozzie & Harriet: NEW CHAIRS
 Prod. no. 27-041 / 18Sep53 /  Synd. ep. #191
New living-room chairs cause some confusion. Ozzie's problems
 begin when he tries to return two chairs to the local department store.

2.02 [041] Ozzie & Harriet: THE PARTY
Prod. no. 27- 042 /  25Sep53 /   Synd. ep. #198
The boys' best friend leaves them out of a party.

2.03 [042] Ozzie & Harriet: BOY'S PAPER ROUTE [delayed from 1st Season] :
Prod. no. 27-034  / 02Oct53 /  Synd. ep. #093
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Boys' Paper Route - 1/4 ...
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Boys' Paper Route - 2/4 ...
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Boys' Paper Route - 3/4...
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Boys' Paper Route - 4/4 ...
--David and Ricky take on a morning paper route.
--Dave and Ricky try to earn more money by taking paper routes, but Ozzie
ends up doing it, and makes a mess of things!

2.04 [043] Ozzie & Harriet: THE WINDOW PANE
Prod. no. 27-044 /  09Oct53  / Synd. ep. #196
Harriet finally gets Ozzie to fix a broken window.

2.05 [044] Ozzie & Harriet: DAVID'S PIPE
 Prod. no. 27-043  / 16Oct53  / (Synd. ep. #185
Ozzie's buddy sends young David a pipe.

2.06 [045] Ozzie & Harriet: DAVID'S 17th BIRTHDAY 
Prod. no. 27-045 / 23Oct53 (repeated 23Mar60) /  Synd. ep. #197
Someone unexpected comes to David's birthday party.
--The Nelsons remember Dave's 17th birthday when he was trying to impress
girl who he thinks is older. Dave tries to keep his age a secret, but Harriet
invites the girl to a showing of home movies from when Dave was a baby!

2.07 [046] Ozzie & Harriet: NO NOISE
Prod. no. 27-047 / 30Oct53

2.08 [047] Ozzie & Harriet: THE HUSTLER
Prod. no. 27-048 /  06Nov53 / (Repeated June 1954)
To earn extra money, Ricky sells some spot remover from door to door.
It's not long before the whole Nelson family is on the spot. (TV Guide)

2.09 [048] Ozzie & Harriet: BOYS' DAY (aka: Young City Officials)
Prod. no. 27-049 /  13Nov53

2.10 [049] Ozzie & Harriet: THE SUGGESTION BOX
 Prod. no. 27-051 /  20Nov53 (re-run 31Dec54) / (Synd. ep. #194
--Ozzie builds a suggestion box so each of the family can write down how they
feel about the others.
--Ozzie installs a family suggestion box.

2.11 [050] Ozzie & Harriet: THE LADDER
Prod. no. 27- 050 /  27Nov53  /  Synd. ep. #199
Ozzie and Thorny get stuck on the roof without a ladder.

2.12 [051] Ozzie & Harriet: PARENTAL GUIDANCE
Prod. no. 27-052  /  04Dec53

2.13 [052] Ozzie & Harriet: THE INSURANCE POLICY
 Prod. no. 27- 053  /  11Dec53  .
The whole family looks for Harriet's lost pin. (Syndicated episode #190)

2.14 [053] Ozzie & Harriet: CREDIT REFERENCE
Prod. no. 27-054 /  18Dec53

2.15 [054] Ozzie & Harriet: THE MIRACLE
Prod. no. 27-055  /  25Dec53 /  (repeated 23Dec59)
--In a flashback, Ozzie recalls his childhood Christmas wish. Ricky plays
Ozzie as a child, and David plays brother Al.
--Ozzie looks back to when he was a kid during Christmas.

2.16 [055] Ozzie & Harriet: THE HUNTER 
Prod. no. 27-056  /  01Jan54  /  Synd. ep. #189
Ozzie and Thorny plan to rise early and go hunting.

2.17 [056] Ozzie & Harriet: OZZIE'S NIGHT OUT
Prod. no. 27-057 /  08Jan54
Harriet insists Ozzie spend a night on the town instead of helping her
and the boys at home.

2.18 [057] Ozzie & Harriet :THE CAMERAS
Prod. no. 27-058  /  15Jan54

2.19 [058] Ozzie & Harriet: COURAGE
Prod. no. 27-059  /   22Jan54  /  Synd. ep. #184
Ozzie tries to return a negligee for Harriet.

2.20 [059] Ozzie & Harriet: THE INCENTIVE
Prod. no. 27-060 /  29Jan54

2.21 [060] Ozzie & Harriet: TOO MANY CHILDREN
Prod. no. 27-061 /  05Feb54

2.22 [061] Ozzie & Harriet: DAVID'S CAREER
Prod. no. 27-062  /  12Feb54 ABC Fri
Ozzie and Thorny contribute a few suggestions to David and Will
on the subject of careers.

2.23 [062] Ozzie & Harriet: HARRIET GIVES A PARTY
Prod. no. 27-063 /  19Feb1954

2.24 [063] Ozzie & Harriet: OLD-FASHIONED REMEDY
Prod. no. 27-064 /  26Feb54  / Synd. ep. #192
Ozzie treats a cold the way his mother used to do.

2.25 [064] Ozzie & Harriet: THE INITIATION
Prod. no. 27-065 /  05Mar54
Thorny gets worried when his son is about to be initiated into the guy's
club. Thorny's afraid because of Ozzie's hair-raising stories of his old
club's initiations. (Video description)

2.26 [065] Ozzie & Harriet: RICKY'S LOST LETTER
Prod. no. 27-066  / 12Mar54 ABC

2.27 [066] Ozzie & Harriet: FATHER AND SON TOURNAMENT (a.k.a. "Father/Son Tournament")
Prod. no. 27-067 / 19Mar54 ABC Fri  /  Synd. ep. #187
Ozzie and Harriet - Father and Son Tournament (1/3)
Ozzie and Harriet - Father and Son Tournament (2/3)
Ozzie and Harriet - Father and Son Tournament (3/3)
The YMCA holds a father/son Ping-Pong tournament. Both David and Ricky
expect Ozzie to be his partner in the ping pong match.

2.28 [067] Ozzie & Harriet: GENTLEMAN DAVID
Prod. no. 27-068 /  26Mar54  / Synd. ep. #188
No one asks David to a ladies-choice dance.

2.29 [068] Ozzie & Harriet: DAVID WRITES A COLUMN
Prod. no. 27-069 /  02Apr54

2.30 [069] Ozzie & Harriet: OVER PROTECTION
Prod. no. 27-070 /  09Apr54 ABC Fri /  (repeated 17Jun55)

2.31 [070] Ozzie & Harriet: BE ON TIME
Prod. no. 27-072 / 16Apr54 ABC Fri  / Synd. ep. #181
Synopsis #1: Ozzie lectures Rick about always being on time but no matter
what he can't seem to do that himself.
Synopsis #2: Ozzie lectures on timeliness.
(Note: The syndication list also reads "Rick sings 'Fools Rush In.' " which
must be an error since the song wasn't released until 1963. Maybe the song
was added to a repeat of this episode.)

2.32 [071] Ozzie & Harriet: AN EVENING WITH HAMLET
Prod. no. 27-071 /  23Apr54 ABC Fri / Synd. ep. #209
Ozzie leads a living-room production of ``Hamlet.''

2.33 [072] Ozzie & Harriet: NEW NEIGHBOR
Prod. no. 27-073 /  30Apr54
30Apr54 airdate ch 6 Friday 7.00pn
Ozzie recalls his first meeting with Doc Williams, when they
accused each other of being crooks and kleptomaniacs
Frank Cady (as Doc Williams)

2.34 [073] Ozzie & Harriet :THE BIRD'S NEST
Prod. no. 27-075 /  07May54 / Synd. ep. #182
--The drain trough along the Nelson roof is in need of repair, especially
since the weatherman predicts rain. So Ozzie and the boys start to work - but
stop when they find a robin has built its nest in the gutter.
--There's a nest in the Nelsons' rain gutter.
Cast:
Frank Cady (as Mr. Baxter)
DonDeFore (as Thorny)
Guest cast:
Joseph Kearns (as weatherman)

2.35 [074] Ozzie & Harriet: A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY
Prod. no. 27-074  / 14May54

2.36 [075] Ozzie & Harriet:  A TUXEDO FOR DAVID
Prod. no. 27-077 /  21May54
 
2.37 [076] Ozzie & Harriet: THE PAINTER
Prod. no. 27-046 /  28May54

2.38 [077] Ozzie & Harriet: OPERATION ECONOMY ( aka_ECONOMICAL OZZIE)
Prod. no. 27-078 /  4Jun54 ABC 

2.39 [078] Ozzie & Harriet: SWIMMING POOL
Prod. no. 27-080  /  11Jun54 /  (re-run 24Jun55)

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Network Summer Re-Runs 18Jun54-17Sep54
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[---] 17Sep54 re-run of 1.38 "Curiosity" (first aired 19Jun53)

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