CTVA US Comedy - "Those Whiting Girls" (Desilu/CBS) (Summer 1955, Summer 1957)

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Those Whiting Girls (1955/1957)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by
Jim Brent
John King, New York
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)

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THOSE WHITING GIRLS
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Desilu Productions, Inc.
for
CBS (Mondays 9:00 pm EST)
Created by Madelyn Pugh and Bob Carroll, Jr.
Produced by Samuel Marx

US Comedy series  Summer 1955 / Summer 1957 26 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Margaret Whiting as herself
Barbara Whiting as herself
Mabel Albertson as Mrs. Whiting
Jerry Paris as Artie (1957)
recurring cast:
Beverly Long as Daisy Dunbar

'Those Whiting Girls' theme music by Eliot Daniel

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CBS Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern
Summer Replacement For "I Love Lucy"
4Jul55-26Sep55

  [01] Those Whiting Girls: THE COLLEGE SHOW 
04Jul55 CBS Mon   
Barbara brings her new boy friend home to meet the family and is
dismayed when he is smitten with singing star Margaret. To prove
she can sing too, Barbara announces she will audition for the
junior class talent show. [JB]

  [02] Those Whiting Girls: MAGGIE'S DOCTOR BOY FRIEND 
11Jul55 CBS Mon    
Barbara picks the middle of a crowded dance floor as the ideal spot
to stage a scene. She's trying to patch up a quarrel between Margaret
and her medico boy friend. [JB]

  [03] Those Whiting Girls: BARBARA GOES TO CHARM SCHOOL  
18Jul55 CBS Mon
Guest Cast
Beverly Long (as Daisy Dunbar)(recurring)
Joseph Crehan (as Mr. Crandall)
Chet Marshall (as David Crandall)
Norma Varden (as Miss LaVerne)
After spending a whole weekend without one solitary date, Barbara
signs up for a charm course. In order to pay for the sessions, she
takes in laundry from the sororities on campus. [JB]

  [04] Those Whiting Girls: BARBARA'S  BEST FRIEND  
25Jul55 CBS Mon       
Guest Cast:
Beverly Long (as Daisy Dunbar)(recurring)
Bob Crosson (as Herbie)
In an effort to promote herself a date for the college prom, Barbara
and her best friend, Daisy, become bitter enemies. It looks as though
they'll both be going with the same fellow! [JB]

  [05] Those Whiting Girls: THE CARNIVAL INCIDENT  
01Aug55 CBS Mon
Barbara learns a lesson in showmanship at the campus carnival. When
her boy friend inveigles her into serving as the lure who gets dunked
when baseball throwers hit the target, she tries to get sister Margaret
to take her place. Margaret sings "Meet Me at the Station." [JB]

  [06] Those Whiting Girls:
VIVE LA FRANCE, VIVE L'AMOUR a.k.a. THE NEW NEIGHBORS  
08Aug55 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Norman DuPont (as Emile)
Gene Gary (as Raoul)
Chalo Alvarado (as Andre)
Jack Kelk (as Jackie)
Beverly Long (as Daisy Dunbar)(recurring)
Margaret and Barbara, with the aid of binoculars, discover their new
neighbors are handsome Frenchmen. Barbara persuades a girl friend,
who knows a smattering of French, to invite the men to dinner. [JB]

  [07] Those Whiting Girls: MAMMA'S REUNION   
15Aug55 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Helen Kleeb (as Dot)
Maxine Semon (as Amelia)
Mrs. Whiting is scheduled to appear in a song-and-dance routine with
two other college classmates at their class reunion. When one of
them comes down with laryngitis and the other rushes home to greet
a new grandchild, it looks as though Mrs. Whiting will lose her chance
to perform. [JB]

  [08] Those Whiting Girls: YOU'RE DRIVING ME CRAZY 
22Aug55 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
George Wallace (as Professor)
Because her sister Margaret has been having so many accidents around
the house, Barbara is certain Margaret needs help. Barbara seeks aid
from a psychology professor. During the show, Margaret sings "Glad to
Be Unhappy" and "Gypsy in My Soul." [JB]

  [09] Those Whiting Girls: THE SECRET ADMIRER 
29Aug55 CBS Mon
Those Whiting girls land in hot water over some "hot" merchandise.
Barbara and Margaret are enthralled by gifts of a mink coat, diamonds
and wrist watch from an unknown admirer. Then Mrs. Whiting hears a
newscaster report the description of these items as stolen from the
home of a producer Maggie is on the way to see-wearing her newfound
finery! [JB]

[10] Those Whiting Girls: BARBARA'S RIVAL 
05Sep55 CBS Mon       
Barbara thought she had tied up the nomination for the campus
sweetheart's crown. But she didn't count on that cute co-ed from the
East. [JB]

  [11] Those Whiting Girls: THE PRODIGY 
12Sep55 CBS Mon   
Barbara decides she wants to become a singer too, and hires herself
a composer to write an original hit song. The composer turns out to
be a teenage prodigy. The prodigy is played by 15 year-old Fred Myrow
who performs two of his original compositions, "Cuban Donkey" and "Odditude." [JB]

[12] Those Whiting Girls: BARBARA MOVES OUT  
19Sep55 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Beverly Long (as Daisy Dunbar)(recurring)
Margaret and Barbara can't agree on a new wallpaper for the bedroom
and a spat results. On the theory she can live alone and do what she
likes, Barbara moves out! [JB]

  [13] Those Whiting Girls: BARBARA'S LOVE SONG 
26Sep55 CBS Mon
Guest Cast:
Allyn Joslyn
A musician-composer (Allyn Joslyn) enthralls Barbara with a song he
wrote "just for her." Barbara doesn't realize his romance with her is
just a means of meeting Margaret. [JB]

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########### season 2 Summer 1957 #############
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CBS Mondays 9:00 pm Eastern
Summer Replacement For "I Love Lucy"
1Jul57-30Sep57

2.01 [14] Those Whiting Girls: GERIATRICS
Prod.no. 14
01Jul57 CBS Mon
Collegienne Barbara, enrolled in a course on geriatrics, is set to
thinking perhaps her mother hasn't enough outside interests to keep
her feeling young. Against her better judgment, Margaret and her
accompanist help Mrs. Whiting decide to return to show business. [JB]

2.02 [15] Those Whiting Girls: MAGGIE'S BIRTHDAY
Prod. no. 17 (copyright date 02Janb57)
08Jul57 CBS Mon       
When Margaret accepts a booking in San Francisco, Barbara is upset
because she plans a surprise birthday party for her sister. She
decides to take the party to Margaret in San Francisco. [JB]

2.03 [16] Those Whiting Girls: THE FAMILY SKELETON
Prod. no. 22
15Jul57 CBS Mon (copyright date 13Feb57)
Guest Cast:
Charles Bronson (as Martin Carroll)
Margaret and Mrs. Whiting are aghast at Barbara's strange antics
when Margaret is awarded a choice role in a motion picture based on
the life of their father, composer Richard Whiting. Barbara intends
to interfere with plans for the picture because of possible scandal! [JB]

2.04 [17] Those Whiting Girls: THE FEMININE TOUCH
Prod. no. 16
22Jul57 CBS Mon (copyright date 22Jul57)
Guest Cast:
Marshall Thompson (as Mike Dennis)
Barbara Stewart (as Secretary)
Barbara has decided sister Margaret is much too forthright, and if
she wants to land a man she must re-do her entire personality.
Margaret practices her new clinging-vine self on accompanist Artie
before trying it out on a handsome director of the show on which she will appear. [JB]

2.05 [18] Those Whiting Girls: THE JINGLE
Prod. no. 18
29Jul57 CBS Mon (copyright date 09Jan57)
Guest Cast:
Johnny Mercer
Songwriter Johnny Mercer, a friend of the family, somehow gets
involved in Barbara's college politics. He and the entire Whiting
household are thrown into an uproar when Barbara takes it upon herself
to handle publicity for a friend running for class president. [JB]

2.06 [19] Those Whiting Girls: ELEANOR'S ROMANCE
Prod. no. 23
05Aug57    CBS Mon (copyright date 20Feb57)
Guest Cast:
Vinton Hayworth (as Harry Jordan)
Margaret and Barbara are certain their mother, Eleanor, is about to
elope. [JB]

2.07 [20] Those Whiting Girls: THE TRIO
Prod. no. 21
12Aug57 CBS Mon (copyright date 06Feb57)
Now that she's 21, Barbara decides to assume some of the privileges
of an adult. But Margaret and Mrs. Whiting don't intend to let Barbara
go off on a vacation unchaperoned. [JB]

2.08 [21] Those Whiting Girls: THE OLD CLUNKER
Prod no. 15
19Aug57 CBS Mon (copyright date 19Aug57)
Guest Cast:
Kathy Nolan (as Penny)
Robert Kino (as Gardner)
Barbara concocts an unusual plan to convince her mother and Margaret
they should buy her a car. Her first step is to acquire an ancient
automobile from their gardner. [JB]

2.09 [22] Those Whiting Girls: WHAT PRICE PUBLICITY?
Prod. no. 24
26Aug57 CBS Mon (copyright date 27Feb57)
Guest Cast:
Lee Patrick (as Dolly)
Grant Richards (as Jim)
In an effort to get some publicity for Margaret, Barbara comes up
with an interesting story that Margaret and a wealthy Texan are in
love. While the newspapers and columnists are fascinated by this
news item, sister Margaret is not. [JB]

[--] 02Sep57 "A Man in the House"
originally scheduled for this date postponed until 30Sep57

2.10 [23] Those Whiting Girls: MARGARET'S ROMANCE
Prod. no. 25
09Sep57 CBS Mon (copyright date 06Mar57)
Barbara and her mother decide that Margaret's new pianist boy friend
is a gigolo and not worthy of her. Margaret, infuriated by their rash
conclusions, is provoked into proposing to him. [JB]

2.11 [24] Those Whiting Girls: THE ARMY CAMP SHOW
Prod. no. 26
16Sep57 CBS Mon (copyright date 13Mar57)
Barbara arranges an Army camp appearance for herself and Margaret
so that she can see a young Army lieutenant with whom she has fallen
in love. But when they arrive at Ft. Lewis, Wash., they find that
young man has been transferred. [JB]

2.12 [25] Those Whiting Girls: MARGARET WHITING'S SISTER
Prod. no. 20
23Sep57CBS Mon (copyright date 30Jan57)
Guest Cast:
Francis DeSales (as Candlelight Manager)
Ned Glass (as Hi-Hat Manager)
Johnny Silva (as Hi-Hat Customer)   
Barbara, who feels she is always in the background because of her
famous sister Margaret, decides to become a professional singer. But
her debut in a second rate night club turns into a nightmare when
rowdy cattlemen take over. [JB]

2.13 [26] Those Whiting Girls: A MAN IN THE HOUSE
Prod. no. 19
30Sep57 CBS Mon    (copyright date 16Jan57)    
Margaret's accompanist, Artie, is tended solicitously by the three
Whiting women when he comes down with a bad cold. But Barbara,
Margaret and Mrs. Whiting begin to think Artie will never recover.
He likes all the attention too well! [JB]

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