Category Archives: TV-Comedy Shows

Citizen James (1960-62)

One of the funniest comics to come out of England, Sid James, stars as Sidney Balmoral James. He’s always broke but that doesn’t stop him from placing bets and trying to get rich quick. His long suffering fiancee Liz is … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bill (1983-84)

Dabney Coleman is perfect as the ego maniac host of a local TV show in Buffalo,New York. He thinks he should be national. The cast includes Joanna Cassidy as producer JoJo White. She’s also his girlfriend. John Fiedler is stage … Continue reading

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Ozzie’s Girls (1973-74)

David and Ricky are out of the house with lives of their own. Not being used to the empty nest syndrome, Ozzie and Harriet rent a room to two college girls. It’s a bland show that at times gets silly … Continue reading

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Nearest And Dearest (1968-73)

One of the best sitcoms. It stars Hylda Baker and Jimmy Wheeler. They’re Nellie and Eli Pledge, a brother and sister who who ran a pickle factory. Hylda says a lot of malapropisms that add to the humor. Rumor has … Continue reading

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Mr.Peepers (1952-55)

Wally Cox stars as a shy high school science teacher. The show was a success and was a high point in his career. Opening episode July 3,1952: “Mr.Peepers Gets A Job” – Robinson Peepers arrives at Jefferson High School as … Continue reading

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The Adventures Of Hiram Holiday (1956-57)

Entertaining one season sitcom starring Wally Cox as a timid and skilled proof reader for a newspaper. The paper sends him on a trip around the world with a reporter to document his travels. January 9, 1957 episode “Moroccan Hawk … Continue reading

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The Rag Trade (1961-63)- revived (1977-78)

Very funny show that takes place in a clothing factory called Fenner’s Fashions. Reg Varney is foreman Reg Turner. The funniest of all is Miriam Karlin as shop steward Paddy Fleming. Shelia Hancock is the sexy Carol Taylor, Esma Cannon … Continue reading

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