Father of the Bride

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  • TV-G
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1961
Father of the Bride is an American sitcom that aired on CBS during the 1961-62 season. Produced by MGM Television, the series was based on the 1950 film of the same title. Cast members include Leon Ames as the father of the bride, Ruth Warrick as the... read more

Father of the Bride is an American sitcom that aired on CBS during the 1961-62 season. Produced by MGM Television, the series was based on the 1950 film of the same title. Cast members include Leon Ames as the father of the bride, Ruth Warrick as the mother, and Myrna Fahey as the bride.

Original Release

09/29/1961 on CBS

US Release

09/29/1961

Cast

Ruth Warrick Eleanor 'Ellie' Banks / Eleanor "Ellie" Banks
Leon Ames Stanley Banks
Lurene Tuttle Doris Dunston
Rickie Sorensen Thomas 'Tommy' Banks / Thomas "Tommy" Banks
Myrna Fahey Katherine 'Kay' Banks / Katherine "Kay" Banks Dunston
Burt Metcalfe Buckley Dunston
Ruby Dandridge Delilah
Ransom M. Sherman Herbert Dunston
Irene Tedrow Miss Bellamy
Reta Shaw Hortense Dithers
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Bombshell at Breakfast Friday, 29 September 1961
2 Buckley Friday, 06 October 1961
3 Buckley's Parents Friday, 13 October 1961
4 The Ring Friday, 20 October 1961
5 Engagement Party Friday, 27 October 1961
6 Kay's Dinner Friday, 03 November 1961
7 The Guest List Friday, 10 November 1961
8 Maid of Honor Friday, 17 November 1961
9 Mr. Massoula Friday, 24 November 1961
10 White Elephant Friday, 01 December 1961
11 Stanley's Suit Friday, 08 December 1961
12 The Shower Friday, 15 December 1961
13 Furnishing the Apartment Friday, 22 December 1961
14 Surprise, Surprise Friday, 29 December 1961
15 The Honeymoon Friday, 05 January 1962
16 Homework Friday, 19 January 1962
17 The Rehearsal Friday, 26 January 1962
18 The Wedding Friday, 02 February 1962
19 The Pine Pillow Friday, 09 February 1962
20 The Homecoming Friday, 16 February 1962
21 Too Many Cooks Friday, 23 February 1962
22 The Quarrel Friday, 02 March 1962
23 Tommy's Hero Friday, 09 March 1962
24 The Milking Stool Friday, 16 March 1962
25 Quibbling Friday, 23 March 1962
26 The House Friday, 30 March 1962
27 The Campaign Manager Friday, 06 April 1962
28 The Duchess Friday, 13 April 1962
29 Stanley's Steamer Friday, 20 April 1962
30 The Hospital Friday, 27 April 1962
31 The Band Friday, 04 May 1962
32 Bradley's Shack Friday, 11 May 1962
33 The Hammers Friday, 18 May 1962
34 The Visit Friday, 01 June 1962

Directors

Fletcher Markle, Gene Reynolds, Richard Whorf, Norman Tokar, Bob Sweeney, George Stevens Jr., Tom Gries, John Erman, Anton Leader, Herbert L. Strock

Writers

Edward Streeter, Dale Eunson, Mort Green, Katherine Albert, George Wells, Theodore Ferro, Mathilde Ferro, Ken Cooper, Martin Roth, Norm Liebmann, Ed Haas, Hendrik Vollaerts, Norman Paul, Stanley H. Silverman, Dan Beaumont, Chris Hayward, James S. Henerson, Lee Kalcheim, Walter Black, Carey Wilber, Leo Salkin, Allan Burns, Rick Mittleman, Buf Nerbovig, John Patrick, Jerry Mayer, Danny Simon, J.E. Selby, Bob DeVinney, Clifford Goldsmith, Bud Kay

Cast

Ruth Warrick Eleanor 'Ellie' Banks / Eleanor "Ellie" Banks
Leon Ames Stanley Banks
Lurene Tuttle Doris Dunston
Rickie Sorensen Thomas 'Tommy' Banks / Thomas "Tommy" Banks
Myrna Fahey Katherine 'Kay' Banks / Katherine "Kay" Banks Dunston
Burt Metcalfe Buckley Dunston
Ruby Dandridge Delilah
Ransom M. Sherman Herbert Dunston
Irene Tedrow Miss Bellamy
Reta Shaw Hortense Dithers
Grady Sutton Oscar
Keir Dullea Andrew Fisk
Howard Wendell George Williston
Jonathan Kidd Frederico
Henry Corden Waiter
Chanin Hale Cynthia H. Millar
Juney Ellis Woman
Dee J. Thompson Maude Hammer
King Calder Henry Nugent
James Millhollin Motel manager

Producers

Robert Maxwell Executive Producer
Alan J. Levi Producer
Rudolph E. Abel Producer
Mort Green Producer
Bob DeVinney Producer

Editors

James E. Newcom, John McSweeney Jr., Douglas Stewart, Joseph Gluck, William B. Gulick, Joseph Dervin, Thomas Scott, John Baxter Rogers, Archie Dattelbaum, Frederick Y. Smith, John D. Dunning, Jason H. Bernie, Robert Stafford, Fredric Steinkamp

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