CTVA US Drama - "Grandpa Goes To Washington" (Paramount/NBC)(1978-79) Jack Albertson

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Grandpa Goes To Washington (1978-79)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Robert Leszczak
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

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GRANDPA GOES TO WASHINGTON
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Paramount Television Production
for
NBC (Tuesdays 8-9pm EST) (7Sep78-16Jan79)
Executive Producers Richard P. Rosetti & Leonora Thuna
Produced by Robert Stambler

US Comedy-Drama series 1978-79 11 episodes x 60 min

Starring:
Jack Albertson as Senator Joe Kelley
Larry Linville as Major General Kevin Kelley (Joe's Son, a two-star general at the Pentagon)
Sue Ane Langdon as Rosie Kelley (Kevin's wife, a health-food fanatic)
Michele Tobin as Kathleen Kelley (Kevin & Rosie's daughter)
Sparky Marcus as Kevin Kelley, Jr (Kevin & Rosie's son)
Madge Sinclair as Madge (Joe's secretary)
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Richard Eastman as The President

Premise:
The political adventures of Joe Kelley (Jack Albertson), a former science professor, who is now a U.S Senator,
as he tries to practice what he taught - honest government.

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NBC Tuesdays 8:00-9:00pm Eastern (7Sep78-16Jan79)

1.1 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: Pilot
7 Sept 1978 NBC Thursday ?
Written by Lane Slate, Noel Baldwin
Directed by Richard Crenna
Guest Cast:
Rue McClanahan ... Grace
James McEachin ... Flynn
William Daniels ... Gov. Bronx
Nicolas Coster ... Charlie Perkins
Sandra Kerns ... Jenny Campbell
John Kerry ... Secretary
In the debut episode, Senator Joe Kelley looks for an apartment for himself, but winds up staying with his son, Kevin
and his family in the spare room above the garage. The conflict in this episode is between the senator, his grandsonís
baseball team and an underhanded land owner (Mr. Green played by Conrad Bain) who says he intends to build condos where
the field now stands. However, we later find out that the condos were just a ploy to raise his selling price. [RL]

1.2 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: BIRTHDAY PARTY
19 Sept 1978 NBC Tue
Written by Richard Freiman
Directed by Michael Caffey

1.3 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: KELLEY INHERITS TONY
26 Sept 1978 NBC Tue
Written by Emily Levine, Harry Cauley
Directed by Herbert Kenwith

1.4 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: KELLEY AT THE BAT
3 Oct 1978 NBC Tue
Written by Lane Slate
Directed by Larry Elikann
Guest Cast:
Conrad Bain ... Robert Green
Sandra Kerns ... Jenny Campbell
Nick Dimitri

[--] 10Oct78 NBC Tue - no details
[--] 17Oct78 NBC Tue - no details

1.5 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: KELLEY'S BEST FRIEND
24 Oct 1978 NBC Tue
Written by Leonora Thuna
Directed by Paul Stanley
Guest Cast:
Harold Gould ... Matthew Lawson

1.6 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: THE SENATOR'S WIDOW
31 Oct 1978 NBC Tue
Written by Harry Spalding
Directed by George Tyne
Guest Cast:
Teresa Wright

[--] 07Nov78 NBC Tue - no details
[--] 14Nov78 NBC Tue - no details
[--] 21Nov78 NBC Tue - no details
[--] 28Nov78 NBC Tue - no details


1.7 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: THE LEAK
5 Dec 1978 NBC Tue
Written by John Dunkel
Directed by Larry Elikann
Guest Cast:
Robert Alda ... Talbot
William Schallert ... Sen. Shore
Charles Haid ... Barnes

1.8 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: A STAR IS DEAD
12 Dec 1978 NBC Tue
Teleplay by Harry Cauley, Bruce A. Taylor, Paul West
Story by R.F. Siemanowski & Lane Slate
Directed by George Tyne
Guest Cast:
Jeanette Nolan ... Monica Warfield
Tom Lawrence ... I.R.S. Agent

[--] 19Dec78 NBC Tue - no details

1.9 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: THE RED HOT GIFT
26 Dec 1978
Written by John Dunkel
Directed by Allen Baron
Guest Cast:
Marj Dusay

[--] 02Jan69 NBC Tue - no details

1.10 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: GRACE
9 Jan 1979 NBC Tue
Written by Barbara Avedon, Barbara Corday
Directed by Joseph Pevney

1.11 [--] Grandpa Goes To Washington: THE UNION BOYS [final episode]
16 Jan 1979 NBC Tue
Written by Paul West
Directed by Larry Elikann
Guest Cast:
Victor Jory ... Meyer Brockman
Charles Lucia ... Lou Mattrella

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