The Danny Thomas Show

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The Danny Thomas Show is an American sitcom that ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. Episodes regularly featured music by Danny Thomas, guest stars and occasionally other cast members as part of the plot.
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The Danny Thomas Show is an American sitcom that ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. Episodes regularly featured music by Danny Thomas, guest stars and occasionally other cast members as part of the plot.

Original Release

09/29/1953 on ABC

Cast

Danny Thomas Danny Williams
Rusty Hamer Rusty Williams
Marjorie Lord Kathy Williams
Angela Cartwright Linda Williams
Amanda Randolph Louise Evans
Sherry Jackson Terry Williams
Sid Melton Charley Halper
Jean Hagen Margaret Williams
Louise Beavers Louise Evans
Pat Carroll Bunny Halper
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Country Squires Monday, 30 September 1963
2 The Perfect Crime Monday, 07 October 1963
3 Here's the $50 Back Monday, 14 October 1963
4 The Woman Behind the Jokes Monday, 21 October 1963
5 Rusty Drives a Car Monday, 28 October 1963
6 Linda and the New Dress Monday, 04 November 1963
7 My Fair Uncle Monday, 11 November 1963
8 Shy Alfie Monday, 18 November 1963
9 Oh, the Clancys Monday, 02 December 1963
10 The Hex Monday, 09 December 1963
11 The Two Musketeers Monday, 16 December 1963
12 Christmas Story Monday, 23 December 1963
13 Peaceful Co-Existence Monday, 30 December 1963
14 The Bowling Partners Monday, 06 January 1964
15 Linda's Crush Monday, 13 January 1964
16 Kathy, the Secretary Monday, 20 January 1964
17 The Quiz Show Monday, 27 January 1964
18 Howdy, Neighbors Monday, 03 February 1964
19 The Antique Dealer Monday, 10 February 1964
20 Bunny Gets Into the Act Monday, 17 February 1964
21 Sense of Humor Monday, 24 February 1964
22 Tonoose Gets a Job Monday, 02 March 1964
23 The Leprechaun Monday, 09 March 1964
24 Pupa from Italy Monday, 16 March 1964
25 Pupa's Pooch Monday, 23 March 1964
26 Pupa Loves Rusty Monday, 30 March 1964
27 Beautiful Lady Monday, 06 April 1964
28 Call Off the Hounds Monday, 13 April 1964
29 Rusty and the Chorus Girl Monday, 20 April 1964
30 The Persistent Cop Monday, 27 April 1964
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Directors

Sheldon Leonard, Danny Thomas, William Asher, Coby Ruskin, Alan Rafkin, Greg Garrison, Jay Sandrich

Writers

Jack Elinson, Charles Stewart, Mac Benoff, Irving Elinson, Arthur Stander, Alan Lipscott, Bob Fisher, Henry Garson, Frank Tarloff, Fred S. Fox, Robert O'Brien, Charles Stewart, Harvey Bullock, Bill Manhoff, R.S. Allen, James Fritzell, Bill Davenport, Ray Singer, Dick Chevillat, Harry Crane, Stan Dreben, Garry Marshall, Seaman Jacobs, Ed James, Danny Simon, Jerry Belson, Joel Kane, Mel Tolkin, Howard Merrill, Sheldon Keller, Norman Paul, Leo Solomon, Arthur H. Dales, Sheldon Leonard, Melville Shavelson, Milt Josefsberg, Ben Gershman, Arthur Phillips, George Beck, Hal Fimberg, Jean Holloway, Sid Dorfman, Alfred Lewis Levitt, Helen Levitt, Fred Freeman, John Fenton Murray, Laurence Marks, Barbara Avedon, Bob Weiskopf, Howard Leeds, Ronald Jacobs, Robert Shannon, Phil Davis, Lucille DeMarest, Danny Simon, Richard Morgan, Leonard Burns, Benedict Freedman, Dick Conway, Roland MacLane, Milt Rosen, Ed Simmons, Sumner Arthur Long, Peggy Chantler Dick, William Cowley

Cast

Danny Thomas Danny Williams
Rusty Hamer Rusty Williams
Marjorie Lord Kathy Williams
Angela Cartwright Linda Williams
Amanda Randolph Louise Evans
Sherry Jackson Terry Williams
Sid Melton Charley Halper
Jean Hagen Margaret Williams
Louise Beavers Louise Evans
Pat Carroll Bunny Halper
Earle Hagen Earle - Danny's Bandleader
Ben Lessy Benny Lessy
Penny Parker Terry Williams
Mary Wickes Liz O'Neill
Hans Conried Uncle Tonoose
Sheldon Leonard Phil Brokaw
Jesse White Jesse Leeds
Pat Harrington Jr. Pat Hannigan
Amanda Randolph Louise
Bill Dana Jose Jimenez

Producers

Editors

Leon Selditz, Ralph Davis Jr., Gary Freund, Howard French, Bud S. Isaacs, Fred Burnley

1961 Emmy Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Won
1961 Emmy Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy Nominated
1960 Emmy Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor Nominated
1960 Emmy Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Comedy Series Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Actor in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Direction of a Single Program of a Comedy Series Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Continuing Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Direction - Half Hour or Less Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Cinematography for Television Nominated
1957 Emmy Best Direction - Half Hour or Less Won
1956 Emmy Best Comedy Series Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Single Program of the Year Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Actor - Continuing Performance Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Actress - Continuing Performance Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Director - Film Series Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Actor Starring in a Regular Series Won
1955 Emmy Best Supporting Actress in a Regular Series Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Situation Comedy Series Won
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