CTVA US Comedy - "The Stu Erwin Show" (Hal Roach/Roland Reed/ABC) Season 4 (1954-55)

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Starring Stu Erwin & June Collyer
Season 4 (ABC) (1954-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, George Orphanidys, Robert B. Huggins

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 4 1954-55 ##############
################ (final season) ##############
ABC Wednesdays 8:30 pm EST
26 New Episodes
Merry Anders as Joyce Erwin/Clark, teenage daughter, now married (1954-1955)
Martin Milner as Jimmy Clark, Joyce's husband

4.01 [105] The Stu Erwin Show: JACKIE'S FIRST DATE
20-Oct-1954 ABC Wed
Stu imagines all sorts of dire situations when Jackie goes to the theater for the first time.
Stu is mistaken for a “peeping Tom” when he looks for her at Moonlight Point. [JB]

4.02 [106] The Stu Erwin Show: FATHER'S FINANCIER
27-Oct-1954 ABC Wed
Stu, irked by his daughter Jackie’s inability to balance her budget, insists that she open her
 own bank account. Jackie okays her father’s brainstorm but the bank may never be the same. [JB]

4.03 [107] The Stu Erwin Show: PUPPY LOVE
03-Nov-1954 ABC Wed
Stu has trouble with the head of the city maintenance department, Mr. Drummond. The
incident becomes a family affair when Jackie announces that her “true love” is Mr.
Drummond’s son Steve. [JB]

4.04 [108] The Stu Erwin Show: FATHER'S BIG CHANCE
10-Nov-1954 ABC Wed
To benefit the family Stu accepts a position as headmaster at an elite prep school but he
really prefers his low-salaried job at Hamilton High. [JB]

4.05 [109] The Stu Erwin Show: RIGHT ABOUT FACE
17-Nov-1954 ABC Wed
Stu tries to change all his habits when he hears that June thinks him stodgy. [JB]

4.06 [110] The Stu Erwin Show: FATHER'S BOY
24-Nov-1954 ABC Wed
Jackie, Stu’s teenage daughter, is upset because she thinks her father wishes she had been
a boy. She sets out to prove her all-round sports ability while on a fishing trip with Stu
and an insufferable fisherman. [JB]

4.07 [111] The Stu Erwin Show: FLEETWING
01-Dec-1954 ABC Wed
Stu begins to worry about his eyesight when he sees hoofprints on the hall carpet. When
he finds the horse itself lodged in the den, Stu begins to worry about more than his eyes.
Unknown to Stu, Willie has hidden an old race horse house. [JB]

4.08 [112] The Stu Erwin Show: SOFT TOUCH
08-Dec-1954 ABC Wed
Wrongly believing his prospective son-in-law thinks he is a soft touch, Stu prepares for
a weekend visit by making the Erwins appear to be Tobacco Road figures. [JB]

4.09 [113] The Stu Erwin Show: THE WEDDING BOUQUET
15-Dec-1954 ABC Wed
The Wedding
The wedding bouquet meant for Joyce but caught by Jackie, inspires confessions of love
from both of the Erwin sisters. Jackie thinks that the high school coach has a crush one,
but he is romancing the pretty algebra teacher. [JB]

4.10 [114] The Stu Erwin Show: LOHENGRIN BLUES
22-Dec-1954 ABC Wed
The Erwins get ready for Joyce’s wedding. Stu is upset because the mother of the groom,
Mrs. Clark, has made an elaborate and costly affair of the simple home wedding which
was planned for Joyce, and bankruptcy looms ahead for Stu. [JB]

4.11 [115] The Stu Erwin Show: THE HONEYMOONERS
29-Dec-1954 ABC Wed
June and Stu find that their plans for a second honeymoon conflict with their daughter
and her bridegroom’s first one. They are inadvertently staying at the same hotel. [JB]

4.12 [116] The Stu Erwin Show: UNINVITED GUEST
05-Jan-1955 ABC Wed
Jackie’s bee-raising project becomes involved with a cake auction when Stu’s power
lawnmower goes berserk. [JB]

4.13 [117] The Stu Erwin Show: ONE OF THE BOYS
12-Jan-1955 ABC Wed
Much to Stu’s displeasure, Jackie wants to join the school basketball team when it
appears she is the answer to Hamilton High’s basketball hopes. [JB]

4.14 [118] The Stu Erwin Show: DOWN ON THE FARM
19-Jan-1955 ABC Wed
The Erwins spend a night at a broken-down farmhouse to help son-in-law, Jimmy Clark,
to get possession of a farm he has inherited. [JB]

4.15 [119] The Stu Erwin Show: FATHER BECOMES EFFICIENT
26-Jan-1955 ABC Wed
Influenced by the visit of an efficiency expert of Hamilton High, Stu tries to enforce
some efficiency ideas in the Erwin kitchen. [JB]

4.16 [120] The Stu Erwin Show: INTERFERING IN-LAWS
02-Feb-1955 ABC Wed
Joyce and Jimmy are trapped between conflicting opinions from the in-laws as to how
their new apartment should be decorated. [JB]

4.17 [121] The Stu Erwin Show: THE FIRST FIGHT
09-Feb-1955 ABC Wed
The Erwins try to act as mediators in an argument between their daughter Joyce and her
new husband. [JB]

4.18 [122] The Stu Erwin Show: TWO CAR FAMILY
16-Feb-1955 ABC Wed
Stu is tricked into buying a second car for the family. [JB]

4.19 [123] The Stu Erwin Show: THE HELPING HEART
23-Feb-1955 ABC Wed
Stu learns from the mailman that his newly married daughter is swamped with bills and
Stu sets out to find remedy. [JB]

4.20 [124] The Stu Erwin Show: THE FRENCH INFLUENCE
02-Mar-1955 ABC Wed
French Influence
June, unable to make a soufflé for Stu, calls on the help of a French singing teacher.
When Stu hears about it, he suspects that June has fallen for the Frenchman. [JB]

4.21 [125] The Stu Erwin Show: WOMEN DRIVERS
09-Mar-1955 ABC Wed
Stu refuses to sign Jackie’s application for driving education class and when he finally
relents, the class is filled up. Jackie then takes driving lessons from both parents and tries
to answer that oft-debated question: who are better drivers, men or women? [JB]

4.22 [126] The Stu Erwin Show: A JOB FOR JIMMY
16-Mar-1955 ABC Wed
Stu poses an Antarctic wildlife authority in an effort to help his son-in-law. [JB]

4.23 [127] The Stu Erwin Show: SEPARATE VACATIONS
23-Mar-1955 ABC Wed
Stu and June try to spend a restful vacation away from friends and relatives, so they say
they are going north but go south instead.

4.24 [128] The Stu Erwin Show: PECANS VS. PISTACHIO
30-Mar-1955 ABC Wed
A food contest at the fair sets off a feud between June and her neighbor, but a last minute
entry cops the blue ribbon in the annual cake contest. [JB]

4.25 [129] The Stu Erwin Show: THE PEARL NECKLACE
06-Apr-1955 ABC Wed
Pearl Necklace
June and Mrs. Selkirk mistakenly open each other’s anniversary gift. Stu bought June a
string of imitation pearls as a present, but tipped off by a neighbor, June thinks they are
the real thing. [JB]

4.26 [130] The Stu Erwin Show: THE MATCHMAKERS (final episode)
13-Apr-1955 ABC Wed
Stu and June learn the folly of playing cupid when they promote a romantic match
between an old-maid cousin (Ellen Corby) and an obstinate old seafarer (Jimmy Gleason). [JB]

## The Stu Erwin Show: Trouble With Father ###
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