CTVA US Comedy - "The Ruggles" (ABC)(1949-52) starring Charlie Ruggles

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The Ruggles - Christmas Episode 1/5 (1949-52)
The Ruggles - Christmas Episode 2/5 (1949-52)
The Ruggles - Christmas Episode 3/5 (1949-52)
The Ruggles - Christmas Episode 4/5 (1949-52)
The Ruggles - Christmas Episode 5/5 (1949-52)

The Ruggles (1949-52)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
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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THE RUGGLES
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Production Company not known
Kinescoped in Hollywood
for
ABC (Thursdays)
Produced by Bob Raisbeck
US Comedy series 1949-52 ? episodes x 30 min
(03Nov49 Thur-19Jun52)
starring
Charlie Ruggles as himself
Irene Tedrow as Margaret Ruggles #1 (1949)
Erin O'Brien-Moore as Margaret Ruggles #2 (1950-1952)
Margaret Kerry as Sharon Ruggles
Tommy Bernard as Chuck Ruggles
Judy Nugent as Donna Ruggles
Jimmy Hawkins as Donald Ruggles
Premise:
A simplistic comedy that relates the everyday events in
the lives of the Ruggles family.

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ABC Thursdays

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############## season 2 1950-51 ##############
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ABC Thursdays

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############## season 3 1951-52 ##############
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ABC Thursdays

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############## season 1952-53 ###############
################## (reruns) ##################
ABC Sundays (local time?) 7:00pm Eastern

[--] The Ruggles: THE KIDS RUN THE HOUSEHOLD (rerun?)
28Jun53 Sunday 7:00pm Eastern

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[--] The Ruggles: XMAS EPISODE [verified -RL]
airdate not known
Written by Fred Howard and Irving Phillips
Synopsis:
While writing their letter to Santa Claus, the youngest Ruggles (Donna & Donald)
give the family an idea to help someone less fortunate this Xmas. Eldest
daughter Sharon suggests a schoolmate named Elaine who recently lost her dad.
They surprise Elaine with a home-cooked dinner and their friendship, but they
get a surprise in return. It seems Elaine is quite happy and leads a very full
life. And, wow, is she a great singer. [RL]

[--] The Ruggles: CHUCK'S 18th BIRTHDAY [verified -RL]
airdate not known
Written by Fred Howard and Irving Phillips
Synopsis:
The entire Ruggles family is very evasive about the special event, Chuck's 18th birthday,
but they take the joke way too far. Chuck takes it personally, and thinks the family
has forgotten his birthday. When he seeks solace at his girlfriend, Maryann's house,
she is in on the joke, too. At this point, Chuck is so distraught, he decides to run
away and join the military. [RL]

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