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The Tab Hunter Show (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, New York (all episodes)
Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Robert Leszczak
references:
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THE TAB HUNTER SHOW
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Famous Artists productions.
Shunto productions.
for
NBC (Sundays 8:30 pm EST)
Produced by Norman Toker
Assistant Director Robert H. Justman
 
US comedy series 1960-61 x 32 episodes x 30 min bw
US release date 18Sep60
In the UK 24 episodes aired on BBC 05Jan61-26Sep61 Thur 7:30 then Tue 8:00
.
starring
Tab Hunter  as Paul Morgan
co-starring
Richard Erdman as Peter Fairfield III, rich playboy
Jerome Cowan as John Larsen, his boss at Comics, Inc.
Reta Shaw as Thelma, housekeeper

Premise:
Paul Morgan makes his living through his daily cartoon strip "Bachelor
at Large"
, which largely describes his amorous adventures in and around
California's Malibu Beach. His boss John, his rich playboy best friend
Peter, and housekeeper Thelma each take different views of his romantic
romps. Each episode centers around a beautiful female guest star.

Directors include:
Richard Kinon, William J. Hole, Jr, Philip Rapp

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NBC Sundays 8:30 pm Eastern

1.01 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: ONE BLONDE TOO MANY
18Sept60 NBC Sun
5Jan61 BBC UK Thursday 7:30 pm
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast: (UK listings order)
Mary Murphy .............. Susan
Liliane Montevecchi ...... Maria
Joan Staley .............. Blonde
Mary Tyler Moore ......... Brunette  
Luis De Urbin ............ Ramon Castillo
Synopsis:
Paul meets a girl who has everything, including a flair for cooking. [JK]

1.02 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: FOR MONEY OR LOVE 
25Sep60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Elizabeth Montgomery
Charles Fredericks
Synopsis:
Paul is going to date Peter's cousin who is very rich but very chaep. [JK]

1.03 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: MY BROTHER, THE HERO
2Oct60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
John McGiver
Pat Close
Charles Saari
Synopsis:
Paul's brother brags about his military wartime heroics. [JK]

1.04 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: BE MY GUEST
9Oct60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Reta Shaw (as Thelma, the housekeeper)
Guest Cast:
Nita Talbot
Kaye Elhardt
Synopsis:
A girl wants to Mary Paul because he likes her dog. [JK]

1.05 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: OPERATION ICEBERG
16Oct60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Reta Shaw (as Thelma, the housekeeper)
Guest Cast:
Pat Crowley
Autumn Russell
Synopsis:
Paul tries to warm up a cold female editor. [JK]

1.06 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THE MATCHMAKER
23Oct60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Spring Byington
Howard McNear
Jody Warner
Synopsis:
An elderly lady wins a week with Paul in Hollywood. [JK]

1.07 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: I LOVE A MARINE
30Oct60 NBC Sun  
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Reta Shaw (as Thelma, the housekeeper)
Guest Cast:
Nancy Walker
Jackie Coogan
Doodles Weaver
Synopsis:
Paul gets a visit from a marine nurse who once saved his life.[JK]

1.08 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: DOUBLE TROUBLE
6Nov60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Gena Rowlands
Beverly Englander
Marilyn Molloy
Synopsis:
Paul makes a date with a girl but her twin sister arrives for the date.[JK]

1.09 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THE DOLL IN THE BATHING SUIT
13Nov60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Tuesday Weld
Elaine Browne
Harry Jackson
Synopsis:
A starlet tries to drown herself in front of Paul's house. [JK]

1.10 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: HOT AND COLD
20Nov60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Sarah Marshall
Joe Flynn
Synopsis:
Paul goes to a health farm for a rest. [JK]

1.11 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: MY DARLING TEACHER
27Nov60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Pat Close
Jack Albertson
Lori Nelson
Synopsis:
Chris studies for a math test at Paul's house. [JK]

1.12 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: ONE NIGHT IN PARIS
4Dec60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Luciana Paluzzi
Sandra Dale
Synopsis:
Paul meets a pretty author in France. [JK]

1.13 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: DEVIL TO PAY
11Dec60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest Cast:
Diana Millay  
Synopsis:
Pete is ordered home for a wedding by his grandmother; He thinks it's
his wedding. [JK]

1.14 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: HOW TO LOSE A GIRL
18Dec60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Jerome Cowan (as Larsen)
Guest Cast:
Chris White
Olan Soule
Synopsis:
Paul misses his deadline so Larsen hires a female cartoonist to give him
competition. (Tab Hunter performs a dual role in this episode.) [JK]
     
1.15 [--] Tab Hunter Show: HAPPILY UNMARRIED
25Dec60 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Jerome Cowan (as Larsen)
Guest Cast:
Dean Miller
Carol Byron
Synopsis:
Larsen sends a beautiful messenger to tell Paul to get back to work. [JK]

1.16 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: PORTIA GO HOME
(Sponsored by "Westclox") [RL]
1Jan61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Joanna Barnes
Vickie Trickett
Synopsis:
Paul is sued when a lady claims that the heroine in his comic strip is
based on her. [JK]

1.17 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: TURNABOUT
8Jan61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
with: Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee
Byron Morrow
Synopsis:
Paul and Pete change houses so Paul can rest. [JK]

1.18 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: WEEKEND ON ICE
15Jan61 NBC Sun
Directed by Richard Kinon
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
with: Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Pleshette
Jack Albertson
Synopsis:
Paul and Peter vacation at a Winter resort. [JK]

1.19 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: GIRL OVERBOARD
22Jan61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Lilane Montevecchi
Raymond Bailey
Synopsis:
Paul is on an ocean liner headed for Europe, where he meets a beautiful girl. [JK]

1.20 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THE ART PATRON
29Jan61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
with: Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest Cast:
Stanley Adams
Roxane Berard
Synopsis:
Paul and Peter go girl hunting in Paris. [JK]

1.21 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THE GOLDEN ARROW
5Feb61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Diana Millay
Richard Peel
Ben Wright
Maurice Dallimore
Synopsis:
Paul falls for a British girl of nobility on a boat train to London. [JK]

1.22 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: GALATEA
12Feb61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest cast: [RF]
Antoinette Bower ... Maggie
Clarke Gordon ...... Bobby
Barbara Bricker .... Dancer
Owen McGiveney ..... Waiter
Synopsis:
Paul runs an "Ideal Girl" contest in London. [JK]
 
1.23 [--] The Tab Hunter Show : ME AND MY SHADOW
19Feb61 NBC Sun (rebroadcast 25Jun61)
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest cast:
Norman Fell ....... Emory Farnsworth
Jack Albertson .... Dr. Hocker
Joan Staley ....... Elaine
Daniele De Metz ... Renee
Jane Wald ......... Carlotta
Synopsis 1:
Paul has an assistant cartoonist who is driving him crazy. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Paul back from Europe, has Emory Farnsworth on his neck. Emory's an apprentice
cartoonist, assigned to assist Paul in his work, and the boy thinks he's got
to do everything Paul does. [RF]

1.24 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THE MOVIE SET
(aka "A Star Is Born")
26Feb61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest cast:
Leo Fuchs .......... Pandro Tremaine
Suzanne Lloyd ...... Hilary Hill
William Bakewell ... Gregory Beaumont
Anita Sands ........ Elaine
Eleanor Audley ..... Columnist
Synopsis:
Peter lets a movie company use Paul's house for a movie. [JK]
Synopsis:
A movie company wants to use Paul's house in Malibu to shoot some scenes.
Paul isn't around, but Peter gives them the go-ahead, mainly because there's
a good-looking woman in the cast. [RF]

1.25 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: SULTAN FOR A DAY
05Mar61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Richard Erdman (as Peter Fairfield III)
Guest Cast:
Allen Jenkins ........ Frenchy
Loei Nelson .......... Dodo
Anita sands .......... Secretary
Shirley Mitchell ..... Gypsy
Joe Scott ............ Stickman
Synopsis 1:
Paul and Peter win a fortune in Las Vegas [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Paul and Peter strike out for the gaming tables of Las Vegas. They've
had a premonition that luck will be on their side, and an early winning
streak seems to justify the feeling. [RF]

 1.26 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
12Mar61 NBC Sun
starring Tab Hunter (as Paul), Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest Cast:
Linda Cristal ........ Gitana
Lawrence Dobkin ...... Calleja
Jose Prieto .......... Maitre d'
Synopsis
Paul meets Gitana, a famous female matador while on Holiday
in Spain. [JK]

1.27 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: ITALIAN RIVIERA
19Mar61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
With: Jerome Cowan (as Larsen), Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest Cast:
Chana Eden
Benny Rubin
Annalena Lund
Synopsis:
Larsen and Peter have seen Paul taking to lots of girls. But this time they
can't believe their eyes - Paul's latest girl seems to be a mermaid. [TA]
(Local Delay: 1Apr61 KIEM-3, Eureka, Calif., Sat 7:00pm)

1.28 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: CRAZY OVER HORSES
26Mar61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Audrey Dalton ........ Ariel Evans
Tommy Cook,
Jack Albertson
Synopsis #1:
Paul tries to get a date with a British Girl who is only interested in
horses. [JK]
Synopsis #2:
Ariel Evans is a British lass with a fancy for horses, and Paul sees that
the only hope of melting her resistance to his charms is to develop an
interest in horseflesh. [TA]
(Local Delay: 8Apr61 KIEM-3, Eureka, Calif., Sat 7:00pm)

1.29 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: DREAM BOY
09Apr61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
with: Richard Erdman (as Peter)
Guest cast:
Joanna Barnes ...... Isabelle
Sig Ruman .......... Hodac
Rolfe Sedan ........ La Fitte
Ulla Stronstedt .... Marie
Synopsis 1:
Peter dreams he is a dashing prince. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Frustrated because Paul always gets the girl, Pete falls into a deep sleep
- and enters a dream world where he becomes a dashing, irresistible prince. [RF]

1.30 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: PERSONAL APPEARANCE
16Apr61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
Guest cast:
Peter Leeds ........ Gordon Harris
Vicki Trickett ..... Claire Duval
Yuki Shimoda ....... Freddy
Charles Lane ....... Dr. Spike
Michael Lane ....... Carlos
Karl Davis ......... Finnegan
Synopsis 1:
A TV interview show comes to Paul's house which causes Peter to feel left out. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
TV emcee Gordon Harris brings his interview show into Paul's living room. Soon
they're on the air and so is Peter, who has come to complain because he wasn't
asked to join his pal on the show. [RF]

1.31 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THOSE HAPPY COLLEGE DAYS
23Apr61 NBC Sun (rebroadcast 13Aug61)
Guest cast:
Mabel Albertson .... Dean Mother
Jody Warner ........ Jenifer
Susie Carnell ...... Prudence
Herb Ellis ......... Professor Capek
Anita Sands ........ Elaine
Synopsis:
Paul is offered an opportunity to lecture at a college, but isn't very
interested - until he learns it's a women's college. [JK/RF]

1.32 [--] The Tab Hunter Show: THE INVITATION
30Apr61 NBC Sun
Starring: Tab Hunter (as Paul Morgan)
with: Richard Erdman (as Peter), Jerome Cowan (as John Larsen)
Guest Cast:
Ziva Rodann
Ellen Corby
Anita Sands
Synopsis:
Larsen tries to get rid of Paul and Peter so that he can use the house to
entertain an Indian Maharani. [JK]

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Summer Reruns NBC Sundays
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[--] 25Jun61 rerun of #1.23 "Me and My Shadow" (first aired 19Feb61)
[--] 13Aug61 rerun of #1.31 "Those Happy College Days" (first aired 23Apr61)


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