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Renowned Hollywood directors gave TV a shot in this half-hour anthology. They included John Ford, who guided John Wayne in `Rookie of the Year,' the actor's TV debut. Among the other directors who worked on the series: George Stevens, Fred Zinnemann, Leo McCarey and Ida Lupino.

Season 1, Episode 32 Apples on the Lilac Tree

A married couple turn the town on its ear due to the fact that the husband (Macdonald Carey) is a stay-at-home dad while his wife (Joan Caulfield) is the family breadwinner.

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