CTVA US Comedy - "The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet" (ABC) Season 5 (1956-57)

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Starring Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, Dave Nelson & Ricky Nelson
Season 5 (ABC) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


#### The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet #####
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ABC Wednesdays 9:00-9:30 pm

5.01 [133] Ozzie & Harriet: THE KAPPA SIGMA PARTY
Prod. no. 27-141 / 03Oct56  (Repeated 23Nov61)  / Synd. ep. #042
--David is scheduled to hold his fraternity's rush party at the Nelson home -
and the rest of the family is going to try its best not to interfere. (TV  Guide)
--Ozzie, Harriet and Ricky help David with a fraternity party.

5.02 [134] Ozzie & Harriet: CAPTAIN SALTY AND THE SUBMARINE
Prod. no. 27-134  / 10Oct56  /  Synd. ep. #039
Ozzie and other fathers get engrossed in a children's program.

5.03 [135] Ozzie & Harriet: HIDDEN PANEL
Prod. no. 27-143 /  17Oct56

5.04 [136] Ozzie & Harriet: CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER
24Oct56

5.05 [137] Ozzie & Harriet: THE BANJO PLAYER (a.k.a. Banjo Players)
Prod. no. 27-140  31Oct56 /  Synd. ep. #041
Ozzie tries to advise Ricky's dance band.

5.06 [138] Ozzie & Harriet: FIFTY DOLLAR BILL
Prod. no. 27-144  /  07Nov56 /  (repeated 7Aug57)
Guest Cast:
Edgar Buchanan (as Judge Willoughby)
Sally Hughes (as chairwoman)
Vera Marshe (Mrs. Willains (to be verified)
Kenner Kemp? (as Jud?) (to be verified)
Ozzie goes to the grand opening of a new car wash and is the lucky winner of
a fifty dollar bill. But the prize holds more complications than joys for him.

5.07 [139] Ozzie & Harriet: POOL TABLE
Prod. no. 27-137 /  14Nov56

5.08 [140] Ozzie & Harriet: DAVID PICKS UP THE TAB
Prod. no. 27-135 (Syndicated ep #040)
21Nov56 (repeated 14Aug57)
David takes his parents to a swanky nightclub.

5.09 [141] Ozzie & Harriet: THE BALLOONS
Prod. no. 27-139  /  28Nov56 ABC /   (ABC repeat Aug57)
Synopsis: Harriet is on the dance committee of the Ladies Auxiliary annual
charity affair. The committeewomen resolve to draft their husbands to help
with the preparations, and Ozzie faces the task of inflating 1000 balloons.

5.10 [142] Ozzie & Harriet: RICKY'S CAR
05Dec56
Prod. no. 27-147
Ricky convinces Ozzie it's time he had a car of his own. Ozzie agrees but
only if Ricky earns enough to pay half the price.

5.11 [143] Ozzie & Harriet: A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE
Prod. no. 27-149 / 12Dec56 / Synd. ep. #046 /  (ABC repeat Aug57)
Synopsis #1: Ozzie aches during Dr. Williams' stay at the Nelson house.
Synopsis #2: Doc Williams spends a few days with the Nelsons while his
house is being redecorated. During Doc’s stay, Ozzie has some peculiar
aches and pains.

5.12 [144] Ozzie & Harriet: THE BUSY CHRISTMAS (a.k.a. "Ozzie's Busy Christmas")
Prod. no. 27-151 / 19Dec56 /  (Repeated 23Dec64)
Ozzie and Harriet - Ozzie's Busy Christmas 1 of 3
Ozzie and Harriet - Ozzie's Busy Christmas 2 of 3
Ozzie and Harriet - Ozzie's Busy Christmas 3 of 3
Guest cast:
Frank Cady (as Doc Williams)
Isabel Randolph (as Mrs. Brewster)
Lyle Talbot (as Joe Randolph)
Louanna Gardner (as lady in orphanage)
Phil Arnold (as tailor)
--Ozzie has good intentions about not doing Christmas shopping all at the
last minute, but his plans for a relaxed holiday go awry.
--Ozzie donates his time to so many Yuletide events that he neglects his own family.

5.13 [145] Ozzie & Harriet: THE DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS
Prod. no. 27-152  /  26Dec56
Possible synopsis: The Nelsons are puzzled when a Christmas gift from
Grandpa Nelson arrives late.

5.14 [146] Ozzie & Harriet: OZZIE'S DOUBLE
Prod. no. 27-150 / 02Jan57

5.15 [147] Ozzie & Harriet: HAIRSTYLE FOR HARRIET
Prod. no. 27-146 /  09Jan57 /  Synd. ep. #044
Harriet attends a beauty show for new fashion ideas.

5.16 [148] Ozzie & Harriet: THE PUPPY
Prod. no. 27-142  / 16Jan57 / Synd. ep. #043
Ozzie, David and Ricky want to surprise Harriet with a puppy.

5.17 [149] Ozzie & Harriet: BORROWED TUXEDO
 Prod. no. 27-155  / 23Jan57 /  Synd. ep. #049
Ozzie borrows a neighbor's tuxedo.

5.18 [150] Ozzie & Harriet: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
Prod. no. not known  /  30Jan57 /  Synd.  ep. #048
David's budding romance resembles Ozzie and Harriet's courtship.

5.19 [151] Ozzie & Harriet: THE DUENNA
Prod. no. 27-156 /  06Feb57

5.20 [152] Ozzie & Harriet: HOT DOG STAND
Prod. no. 27-157  /  13Feb57
David and some of his school friends decide to open a hot dog stand. Ricky
gives them the benefit of his unusual advertising ideas.

5.21 [153] Ozzie & Harriet: THE READING ROOM
Prod. no. 27-160 /  20Feb57  /  Synd. ep. #050
Guest Cast:
Regis Toomey (as Charlie)
Kathleen Gallant (as librarian)
Cathy Nelson, Laurie Nelson, Helen Walker, Teddy O'Brien,
Clark Bergrun, and Jay Bergrun (as grandchildren in dream sequence)
PRODUCTION CREDITS:
Associate Producer: Leo Pepin
Television Play by: Don Nelson, Jay Sommers, Ozzie Nelson
Story Line by: Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant
Music by: Buzz Adlam
Director of Photography: Neal Beckner
Supervising Film Editor: Bill Murphy
Music Editor: George Brand
Art Director: Scognamillo
Assistant Director: Dick Bremerkamp
Set Director: Jack Moore
Sound Superision: Harry Bekkar
Chief Electrician: Homer Plannette
Sound Mixer: M.M. Hutchinson
Script Supervisor: Dorothy Aldrin
Hair Stylist: Naomi Cavin
Wardrobe: George Sedillo
Property Master: Jack Iannarelli

Harriet Nelson's clothes by: Gene Bruton's Carrousel - Pasadena
Ozzie fears modern living has made reading obsolete. He sets out
on a one-man campaign to revive the art of reading.

5.22 [154] Ozzie & Harriet: DISBELIEVERS
27Feb57

5.23 [155] Ozzie & Harriet: THE CLUBHOUSE
Prod. no. 27-162 /  06Mar57
The Nelsons discover that neighborhood kids have taken over their
backyard to build a clubhouse.
Guest cast:
Terry Range
Fred Phillips

5.24 [156] Ozzie & Harriet: THE JET PILOT
Prod. no. 27-161 / 13Mar57 ABC /  Synd. ep. #051
PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY OZZIE NELSON.
TELEPLAY BY JAY SOMMERS AND JOHN L. GREENE.
GUEST CAST:
FRANK CADY, VINTON HAYWORTH, RICHARD O. CRANE, TERRY RANGNO.
SYNOPSIS 1:
OZZIE IS REWARDED BY BECOMING THE FIRST CIVILIAN TO TRAVEL FASTER
THAN SOUND FOR HELPING PLACE AN AIRFORCE BASE IN THE COMMUNITY. [SC] Ozzie & Harriet:
Synopsis 2:
The Air Force recognizes Ozzie's contribution.

5.25 [157] Ozzie & Harriet: OZZIE AND HARRIET GO TO WASHINGTON
 Prod. no. 27-159 /  20Mar57

5.26 [158] Ozzie & Harriet: THE EDITOR
Prod. no. 27-163 /  27Mar57 /  Synd. ep.  #052
Harriet becomes editor of the women's club news. Ozzie helps Harriet with
her club newsletter, mails them, and then discovers he's made an awful typo.

5.27 [159] Ozzie & Harriet: HAWAIIAN PARTY
Prod. no. 27-153 /  03Apr57 /  Synd. ep. #047
Ozzie, Harriet, David and Ricky attend a Hawaiian luau.

5.28 [160] Ozzie & Harriet: RICK THE DRUMMER (a.k.a. Ricky, the Drummer)
Prod. no. 27-165  10Apr57 / Synd. ep.  #053
Guest Cast:
Frank Cady (as Doc Williams)
Alan Reynolds (as Mr. Martin)
Pete Candoli (as Tommy Jackson)
Ricki Pond (as Ricky’s girl friend)
Alvin Stoller (as drummer)
Tony Montenaro, Jr. (as Tony)
Ricky sits in as drummer with a big-name band.
Rick Nelson sings for the first time in this episode.
The song was Fat's Domino's "I'm Walkin"
TV Guide synopsis: Ricky gets a chance to display his talents as a drummer
and a singer with a name band. To top off the evening, he joins in for
a “bop” dance. Ricky sings his first record release Fat's Domino's "I’m
Walkin’," a rhythm-and-blues number.

5.29 [161] Ozzie & Harriet: THE TOMMY BRANNIGAN STORY
Prod. no. 27-164  /  17Apr57

5.30 [162] Ozzie & Harriet: SCULPTURING CLASS
Prod. no. 27-138 /  24Apr57

5.31 [163] Ozzie & Harriet: OZZIE, THE TREASURER
Prod. no. 27-136 /  01May57

5.32 [164] Ozzie & Harriet: RICKY'S SURPRISE PARTY
Prod. no. 27-166 /  08May57

5.33 [165] Ozzie & Harriet: NIGHT WATCHMAN
Prod. no. 27-167 /  15May57
Davie is hired for a temporary job as night watchman.

5.34 [166] Ozzie & Harriet: DAVID HAS A DATE WITH MISS UNIVERSE
(a.k.a. David's Date with Miss Universe)
Prod. no. 27-168 /   22May57
For his college fraternity dance, David invites Carol Morris (Miss Universe)
to be his guest. He and Carol do a duet, aided by the Four Preps.

5.35 [167] Ozzie & Harriet: STRICT PARENTS
Prod. no. 27-169 /  29May57
Guest Cast:
Will Wright (as cabin owner)
Hal Smith (as garage owner)
Ozzie and Harriet are faced with a problem that besets all parents of
teen-age sons. Should they try to question David and Ricky closely about
their social activities?

5.36 [168] Ozzie & Harriet: COFFEE TABLE
Prod. no. 27-170 /  5Jun57

5.37 [169] Ozzie & Harriet: FISHING LURE
Prod. no. 27-171 /  12Jun57

5.38 [170] Ozzie & Harriet: TAKING CARE OF FREDDY
 Prod. no. 27-148 / 19Jun57 (Repeated Jun60)   /  Synd. ep. #045
--Kindhearted Ozzie baby-sits a friend's kitten.
--When Ozzie agrees to look after a neighbor's kitten he has no idea of the
consequences in store for him. (TV Guide)
--Taking care of a neighbor's pet kitten ought to be a cinch. But a few hours
of kitten-sittin' are too much for Ozzie.

5.39 [171] Ozzie & Harriet: THE LOAN (final episode of season 5)
Prod. no. 27-158 /  26Jun57

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03Jul57 - RERUN (Start of Summer repeats)
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[---] 07Aug57 re-run of "Fifty Dollar Bill" (first shown 7Nov56)
[---] 14Aug57 re-run of "David Picks Up the Tab" (first shown 21Nov56)

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