CTVA US Comedy - "The Stu Erwin Show" (Hal Roach/Roland Reed/ABC) Season 3 (1952-53)

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Starring Stu Erwin & June Collyer
Season 3 (ABC) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, George Orphanidys, Robert B. Huggins
, Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


 ## The Stu Erwin Show: Trouble With Father ###
############## season 3 1952-53 ##############
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ABC Fridays 7:30pm EST
26 New Episodes
Reruns Every Third Week

3.01 [79] The Stu Erwin Show: JACKIE FINDS A CAUSE
17-Oct-1952 ABC Fri
Jackie draws up a petition protesting the retirement of a playground keeper, Mr.
Swenson, who has been forced into retirement by the City Council. [JB]

3.02 [80] The Stu Erwin Show: OBJECT LESSON
24-Oct-1952 ABC Fri
When Stu is unable to find an important report he brought home for careful study, he
forthwith charges his family with pure carelessness and proceeds to confiscate everything
from dolls to dress forms that he finds out of place in an all out effort to teach them a lesson. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 31-Oct-1952 Rerun

3.03 [81] The Stu Erwin Show: GOIN' STEADY
07-Nov-1952 ABC Fri
Stu decides that his teenage daughter Joyce is too young to be going steady, so he takes
drastic action to keep her from going steady. [JB]

3.04 [82] The Stu Erwin Show: FUR COAT
14-Nov-1952 ABC Fri
An imitation mink coat, given to June for her birthday provides much merriment for the
family. Stu is misled by Harry, the Erwinís next door neighbor, into buying the imitation
when Harry realizes he had been stuck with a lemon. All ends well, however, when June
really does get a mink from the local department store. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 21-Nov-1952 Rerun

3.05 [83] The Stu Erwin Show: FATHER TAKES A PET
28-Nov-1952 ABC Fri
Father's Pet
Pet lovers Jackie and Joyce are overjoyed with the community observe ďadopt an animal
day.Ē They try to talk Stu into getting them a pet and a normally quiet household turns
into a merry menagerie. [JB]

3.06 [84] The Stu Erwin Show: THE GAME aka THE CONTEST
05-Dec-1952 ABC Fri
Competition between Stu and his neighbor reaches a new high when they enter the
angling contest in the local sportsmenís shop. The stakes are a summer lawn mowing,
plus six months of car washing. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 12-Dec-1952 Rerun

3.07 [85] The Stu Erwin Show: THE GOLDEN KEY
19-Dec-1952 ABC Fri
Joyce quits the school honor society club when a friend, Mary Helen, although extremely
qualified is excluded from membership because of her modest background. The town has
the idea that Stu will be selecting the students from this club to attend the ďI-Am-An-
American DayĒ celebration. Pressure is put on him. [JB]

3.08 [86] The Stu Erwin Show: STU'S JALOPY
26-Dec-1952 ABC Fri
Thinking June has purchased a car, Stu sells a manís jalopy to the junkyard. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 02-Jan-1953 Rerun

3.09 [87] The Stu Erwin Show: THE BLOW UP aka THE BIG BLOW UP
09-Jan-1953 ABC Fri
Jackieís explosive invention, an inflator gun (a tire inflator vulcanizer), described
as ďA Revolutionary Boom to Mankind,Ē disappears with a strange man. The Erwinís
mistakenly think Jackie has been kidnapped. [JB]

3.10 [88] The Stu Erwin Show: LEAVE IT TO STU
16-Jan-1953 ABC Fri
The rising cost of eggs causes Stu to cut food costs, and in short order, he has six hens
and a cow on his property. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 23-Jan-1953 Rerun

3.11 [89] The Stu Erwin Show: STU'S SECRET
30-Jan-1953 ABC Fri
Jackie and Joyce find one of Stuís old love letters and assume he has a girl friend. Later
they laugh and cry over Stuís early love letters. [JB]

3.12 [90] The Stu Erwin Show: FAIR EXCHANGE
06-Feb-1953 ABC Fri
Without consulting each other, Stu and June both make out checks for the last $50 in
their bank account and purchase unreturnable items. While June is buying Joyce a new
formal for the prom, Stu buys a painting named ďCatastrophe.Ē [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 13-Feb-1953 Rerun

3.13 [91] The Stu Erwin Show: STU SELLS THE HOUSE
20-Feb-1953 ABC Fri
Stu tries to persuade his family to move, but the female Erwins are against selling the
house. [JB]

3.14 [92] The Stu Erwin Show: IN THE SHADE OF THE OLD FAMILY TREE
27-Feb-1953 ABC Fri
Family Tree
The town discovers that an ancestor of Stuís was a soldier in the American Revolution.
Stu admits to the whole town that his ancestor was a traitor and is rewarded for his honesty. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 06-Mar-1953 Rerun

3.15 [93] The Stu Erwin Show: ART APPRECIATION
13-Mar-1953 ABC Fri
Stuís daughters Joyce and Jackie take up art at his suggestion. But he comes to regret
having opened his big mouth. Jackie takes up sculpturing and makes a statue of Babe
Ruth, but by mistake makes the Babe a right-handed batter. [RF] The Stu Erwin Show:

3.16 [94] The Stu Erwin Show: OPERATION HAMSTER
20-Mar-1953 ABC Fri
Jackie orders a pair of hamsters via the mail, without consulting Stu and turns the
household into a unique zoo. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 27-Mar-1953 Rerun

3.17 [95] The Stu Erwin Show: YOUTH, IT'S WONDERFUL
03-Apr-1953 ABC Fri
Youth is Wonderful
June feels sheís getting old, and goes to a beauty expert to become more glamorous. Stu
and Harry take June and Adele to a carnival and dancing, wearing all four of them out. [JB]

3.18 [96] The Stu Erwin Show: JACKIE'S NEWSPAPER
10-Apr-1953 ABC Fri
School Newspaper
Jackie starts a newspaper of town gossip which she overhears when her parents are not
admitted into an exclusive country club. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 17-Apr-1953 Rerun

3.19 [97] The Stu Erwin Show: THE LANDLORD
24-Apr-1953 ABC Fri
Landlord
Stu puts his foot into it when he decides to sell a house for a friend. He doesnít realize
that he must evict a charming, impoverished widow and her two young sons. Stu quails before
 the task and not only loses his fat commission but gets stuck with a yearís lease on the home. [JB]

3.20 [98] The Stu Erwin Show: YVETTE
01-May-1953 ABC Fri
Stu goes out to buy June an anniversary present and becomes so enthralled with an outfit
that he buys the mannequin and all. He wants to surprise June, so he tries sneaking the
mannequin in to the house. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 08-May-1953 Rerun

3.21 [99] The Stu Erwin Show: NOTHING LIKE A FRIEND
15-May-1953 ABC Fri
After Stu writes a thesis on good neighbor policy with South America, Senor Renaldo, an
ambassador of good will comes to town to visit. Stu invites the ambassador to dinner the
night he has an argument with his neighbors. [JB]

3.22 [100] The Stu Erwin Show: FAREWELL TO HAMILTON HIGH
22-May-1953 ABC Fri
Stu is offered a job as principal in Chicago and although he declines the offer, the rumor
spreads around town that he accepted so his neighbors plan a party for him. Then Stu
canít figure out how to tell the people that he really isnít going away. [RF] 

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 29-May-1953 Rerun

3.23 [101] The Stu Erwin Show: LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
05-Jun-1953 ABC Fri
Stu is presented with a plan to finance the opening of a hotel that would have a spring
running through the grounds, abundant with minerals. [JB]

3.24 [102] The Stu Erwin Show: THE DAY THE CIRCUS CAME TO TOWN
12-Jun-1953 ABC Fri
Jackie works to bring the circus to her crippled friendís bedside. [JB]

[--] The Stu Erwin Show: 19-Jun-1953 Rerun

3.25 [103] The Stu Erwin Show: ALL FOR FATHER
26-Jun-1953 ABC Fri
Since itís Stuís birthday, Willie becomes his butler and Stu is given a TV set that doesnít work. [JB]

3.26 [104] The Stu Erwin Show: THE THREE BUDGETEERS
03-Jul-1953 ABC Fri
Stu claims judicious buying can save them money in shopping for Joyce and Jackieís
back-to-school clothing. Stu goes $150 over the budget when he takes charge of the buying. [JB]

## The Stu Erwin Show: Trouble With Father ###
############## end of season 3 ###############
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## The Stu Erwin Show: Trouble With Father ###
############## season 1953-54 ###############
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ABC Fridays 7:30pm EST

Rreruns (July 10, 1953-October 13, 1954)
****** No NEW episodes aired in the 1953-54 season *****

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