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The Beulah Show Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

39 Episodes 1950 - 1951

Episode 1

Harry's Birthday

Tue, Oct 3, 1950 30 mins

Alice invites guests for dinner---on the day Harry sold all the old furniture. Harry: David Bruce. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 2

The Lucky Suit

Tue, Oct 10, 1950 30 mins

Harry's "lucky suit" is lost before an important appointment. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 3

Beulah and Politics

Tue, Oct 17, 1950 30 mins

Comic mix-ups result after Harry sends a letter critical of the mayor to the newspaper. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 4

Beulah's Elopement

Tue, Oct 24, 1950 30 mins

Beulah thinks the Hendersons are broke. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee. Bill: Ernest Whitman.

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Episode 5

Harry's Rival

Tue, Oct 31, 1950 30 mins

The green-eyed monster strikes Harry when Alice's old flame visits. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 6

The Big Surprise

Tue, Nov 7, 1950 30 mins

Beulah and Alice try to rekindle the affection of their men. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee. Harry: David Bruce. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 7

The Silent Partner

Tue, Nov 14, 1950 30 mins

Beulah secretly answers an ad and becomes Bill's silent partner. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 8

Beulah and the Health Fanatic

Tue, Nov 21, 1950 30 mins

The Hendersons cope with a visit from Harry's aunt, a health fanatic. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 9

Beulah and the Real Estate

Tue, Nov 28, 1950 30 mins

The whole family gets in the act when Harry tries to buy some property. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 10

Beulah's Fine

Tue, Dec 5, 1950 30 mins

Harry tries to fight city hall when Beulah gets a parking ticket. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Bill: Ernest Whitman.

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Episode 11

Beulah's Decision

Tue, Dec 12, 1950 30 mins

One of Harry's clients tries to get Beulah to work for him. Harry: David Bruce. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 12

Beulah Meets the Eel

Tue, Dec 19, 1950 30 mins

A prowler is in the area, so Harry hires Bill to protect the house. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 13

Beulah and the Boxer

Tue, Dec 26, 1950 30 mins

Harry and Bill buy a prize fighter. Beulah: Ethel Waters.

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Episode 14

Beulah Gets a Fur Coat

Tue, Jan 2, 1951 30 mins

Bill wants to get Beulah a silver-fox coat for her birthday, but he's short on funds. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 15

Harry and the Contest

Tue, Jan 9, 1951 30 mins

Harry counts on winning a contest---and buys a new TV in anticipation. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer. Bill: Ernest Whitman.

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Episode 16

The Marriage Bureau

Tue, Jan 16, 1951 30 mins

Bill tries his hand at matchmaking. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 17

House for Sale

Tue, Jan 23, 1951 30 mins

The Hendersons sell their home---then abruptly change their minds. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 18

Beulah's Southern Cooking

Tue, Jan 30, 1951 30 mins

Beulah hires a butler to impress a prospective client of Harry's. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 19

Bill's Fight Fix

Tue, Feb 6, 1951 30 mins

When Bill refuses to fight a man who insulted Beulah, Donnie clumsily tries to square things. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Donnie: Stuffy Singer. Harry: David Bruce.

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Episode 20

Bill Becomes a Baker

Tue, Feb 13, 1951 30 mins

Bill, jealous of a cook, enters a baking contest. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 21

Beulah's Hidden Treasure

Tue, Feb 20, 1951 30 mins

Beulah and Alice think they've found a treasure map. Alice: Jane Frazee. Harry: David Bruce. Bill: Ernest Whitman.

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Episode 22

Bill's Reducing School

Thu, Feb 22, 1951 30 mins

Bill becomes a partner in a reducing school. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 23

Bill, the Babysitter

Tue, Mar 6, 1951 30 mins

Bill baby-sits for a holy terror when the Hendersons take out a prospective client. Henderson: David Bruce. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 24

Beulah and the Shop

Tue, Mar 13, 1951 30 mins

Bill decides to exchange his shop for a restaurant---in faraway New York. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce.

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Episode 25

The Magician

Tue, Mar 20, 1951 30 mins

Bill fancies himself a magician when he wins the necessary equipment in a card game. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Donnie: Stuffy Singer. Harry: David Bruce.

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Episode 26

King and Queen

Tue, Mar 27, 1951 30 mins

Bill will do anything to become king of the carnival---even date another girl. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 27

Beulah and the Motor

Tue, Apr 3, 1951 30 mins

Beulah buys Bill a motor for his fix-it shop---but he uses it to pay a debt. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 28

The Runaways

Tue, Apr 10, 1951 30 mins

Bill joins Donnie when the boy runs away from home. Donnie: Stuffy Singer. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 29

Beulah's Surprise

Tue, Apr 17, 1951 30 mins

Beulah eagerly anticipates visiting her aunt. Donnie: Stuffy Singer. Harry: David Bruce. Bill: Ernest Whitman.

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Episode 30

Donnie and the Boarding School

Tue, Apr 24, 1951 30 mins

Donnie decides he wants to go to boarding school. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee. Harry: David Bruce.

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Episode 31

Beulah's Good Deed

Tue, May 1, 1951 30 mins

Bill tries to help an unemployed friend. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce.

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Episode 32

Charmin' Bill

Tue, May 8, 1951 30 mins

To help Bill impress a society woman, Beulah gives him a crash course in charm. Beulah: Ethel Waters.

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Episode 33

Beulah's Reform Plan

Tue, May 15, 1951 30 mins

Beulah tries to reform a juvenile delinquent. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 34

Beulah and the Stock Market

Tue, May 22, 1951 30 mins

Harry ridicules Alice for taking a course on the stock market. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Bill: Ernest Whitman. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 35

Beulah Meets Aunt Mildred

Tue, May 29, 1951 30 mins

Harry's superefficient aunt arrives for a visit. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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Episode 36

Puppy Love

Tue, Jun 5, 1951 30 mins

Donnie's in love---with a girl whose parents the Hendersons dislike. Donnie: Stuffy Singer. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce. Alice: Jane Frazee.

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Episode 37

Beulah and the Honeymooners

Tue, Jun 12, 1951 30 mins

Beulah invites honeymooners to dinner to show Bill what "perfect" marital bliss is. Bill: Ernest Whitman.

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Episode 38

Beulah and the Stuffed Shirts

Tue, Jun 19, 1951 30 mins

Bill develops a sudden interest in culture. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Harry: David Bruce.

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Episode 39

The Play

Tue, Jun 26, 1951 30 mins

The boys feel neglected when Alice and Beulah join the cast of a local play. Beulah: Ethel Waters. Alice: Jane Frazee. Harry: David Bruce. Donnie: Stuffy Singer.

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