CTVA US Comedy - "Private Secretary" (Chertok/CBS) Season 3 (1954-55)

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Starring Ann Sothern & Don Porter
Season 3 (CBS) (1954-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, Rina Fox

references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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CBS Sundays 7:30 pm Eastern (Fortnightly)   26 new episodes
Alternated with - 
The Jack Benny Program (season 5) (CBS Sundays) (1954-1955)

3.01 [43] Private Secretary: GOOD NEIGHBORS
12Sep54 CBS
Susie must take her neighbor's baby to the office when the parents are late returning. [JB]

3.02 [44] Private Secretary: THE RIVALS
19Sep54 CBS
Guest Cast:
Gladys Hurbut
While vacationing in the Poconos, Susie and Sylvia run into Cagey
Calhoun and Ben. Susie and Cagey both go after an older woman,
thinking the other wants her for a client.

3.03 [45] Private Secretary: WHERE, OH WHERE?
26Sep54 CBS
Guest Cast:
Anthony Warde.
Susie's friends fear the worst when she does not come to work after a fight with her boss.
Note:
Ann Sothern appears in only the beginning and end of this episode.[JB]

3.04 [46] Private Secretary: ONE BEWITCHING HOUR
10Oct54 CBS
Guest Cast:
George Givot, Gertrude Michael and Grady Sutton.
Susie plays matchmaker for a famous actress and a renowned
singer who were formerly married. [JB]

3.05 [47] Private Secretary: THE BRASS RING
24Oct54 CBS
Guest Cast:
Frances Bavier.
Synopsis 1:
Susie, Mr. Sands, Vi, Sylvia and Tommy dream of fame and fortune
after composing a song. When it is rejected, they latch onto
another brass ring with a newspaper rebus puzzle. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
The office receptionist writes a haunting tune. Susie and the
staff want to compose appropriate lyrics. With all this talent
the tune is bound to make the hit parade.

3.06 [48] Private Secretary: HUMPTY-DUMPTY
07Nov54 CBS
Guest Cast:
Danny Richards, Jr. and Richard Deacon.
    Harold Lemaire signs with Cagey Calhoun to make Susie jealous.
She teaches Harold a lesson by hiring a replacement. [JB]

3.07 [49] Private Secretary: ORIGINAL AND TWO CARBONS
21Nov54 CBS
Guest Cast:
Marguerite Chapman.
When Mr. Sands grows a moustache to emulate a Broadway actor,
Susie gets even by turning brunette and sporting a monacle like an actress client. [JB]

3.08 [50] Private Secretary: SUSIE FOR PRESIDENT
05Dec54 CBS
Guest Cast:
Nancy Culp, Pat Carroll and Frank Orth.
Susie and Sylvia almost ruin their friendship when both run for
president of the Midtown Secretaries League. [JB]

3.09 [51] Private Secretary: GOODBYE, SUSIE, HELLO
19Dec54 CBS
Susie thinks Mr. Sands does not want her when he convinces her
to take a higher paying job. [JB]

3.10 [52] Private Secretary: SWEET FOXY
02Jan55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Aaron Spelling
When Susie learns that Cagey Calhoun and Ben are broke, she helps them sign a handsome singer. [JB]

3.11 [53] Private Secretary: SECRETARIES ARE PEOPLE TOO
16Jan55 CBS
    Susie trains a prima donna actress to be a secretary so she can win a role in "Office Story." [JB]

3.12 [54] Private Secretary: THE SCREAMING MEEMIES
30Jan55 CBS
After a relaxing trip to Vermont, Mr. Sands decides to sell the
agency and retire to a farm. [JB]

3.13 [55] Private Secretary: TANGLED WEB (a.k.a. "Little White Lies")
13Feb55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Anthony Warde and Ernest Sarracino.
Susie does not realize the repercussions when she lies about a  letter she forgot to type. [JB]

3.14 [56] Private Secretary: BLESSING IN DISGUISE
27Feb55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Craig Stevens.
Vi is ecstatic after a botanist client gives her a geranium, but
the office is in an uproar when the plant wilts. [JB]

3.15 [57] Private Secretary: TENTH ANNIVERSARY
13Mar55 CBS
Susie and Mr. Sands play a variation of "The Gift of the Magi"
on Susie's tenth anniversary. She had her bracelet melted down
to make a holder for his gold coin and he has his made into a pin for Susie. [JB]

3.16 [58] Private Secretary: PROGRESS IS HERE TO STAY
(a.k.a. "Little Old Fashioned Girl")
27Mar55 CBS
When Mr. Sands says modern conveniences are unnecessary , Susie
goes to extremes to tech him a lesson. [JB]

3.17 [59] Private Secretary: MAMBO, MAMBO
10Apr55 CBS
Susie teaches Mr. Sands to mambo so he can sign a Cuban singer. [JB]

3.18 [60] Private Secretary: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
24Apr55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Reginald Denny
When Susie's friend mistakenly thinks she inherited a million
dollars, they treat her like royalty. [JB]

3.19 [61] Private Secretary: A SCREAM IN THE NIGHT
(a.k.a. "Give up the Ghost")
08May55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Judith Evelyn.
Susie and Cagey Calhoun compete for the rights to a deceased
author's mystery books by spending the night in his niece's haunted house. [JB]

3.20 [62] Private Secretary: THE PERFECT SPECIMEN
15May55 CBS
A millionaire courts Susie after he accidentally hits her with
his car. Mr. Sands worries that Susie will marry and leave the agency. [JB]

3.21 [63] Private Secretary: AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION
22May55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Peter Hanson.
Susie moves in with an overweight actress to keep her from
gaining weight and losing a part. [JB]

3.22 [64] Private Secretary: MR. NEANDERTHAL
(a.k.a. "Battle of the Biceps")
29May55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Chuck Conners.
Susie searches for a professional boxer to star in a play called "Mr. Neanderthal." [JB]

3.23 [65] Private Secretary: CANDY
(a.k.a. "The Box of Candy")
05Jun55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Kathleen Freeman and Franklin Pangborn.
Susie is suspicious when Mr. Sands brings her a box of candy. [JB]

3.24 [66] Private Secretary: FINDERS KEEPERS
12Jun55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Byron Foulger.
Susie, Vi, and Sylvia find a diamond pendant and reluctantly  search for its owner. [JB]

3.25 [67] Private Secretary: THE ROOR OF ALL EVIL
19Jun55 CBS
Susie tries to reunite a security-hungry secretary and the poor man she loves. [JB]

3.26 [68] Private Secretary: THE BOY NEXT DOOR
26Jun55 CBS
Guest Cast:
Jock Mahoney.
Susie, Vi and Sylvia compare methods for snaring Susie's handsome new neighbor.

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