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The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Season 5 Episodes

40 Episodes 1954 - 1955

Episode 1

George Invites Critics to Watch First Show of Season

Mon, Oct 4, 1954 30 mins

George and Gracie start a new season by inviting some reporters over to see a telecast of their show. George, trying to establish good relations with the press, rehearses Gracie in the proper things to say. Harry Von Zell, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 2

Gracie Goes to the Do-It-Yourself Show

Mon, Oct 11, 1954 30 mins

Gracie attends a do-it-yourself show and purchases a power machine so that George can build her a dresser. Before she leaves the exhibits she causes a small riot. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating, Harry Von Zell.

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Episode 3

Gracie Gives Wedding in Payment of a Favor

Mon, Oct 18, 1954 30 mins

Gracie attempts to arrange the marriage of a friend's daughter. Ronnie Burns, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 4

Gracie Gives a Baby Shower for Virginia Heaseley

Mon, Oct 25, 1954 30 mins

Gracie and her neighbor arrange a baby shower for the postman's daughter. With Gracie doing the planning, Mr. Beasley's daughter isn't the only one who's surprised. Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 5

Auto License Bureau--George Becomes an Author

Mon, Nov 1, 1954 30 mins

Even the Motor Vehicle Department isn't safe from Gracie's logic. She reports to take her driver's test, and leaves some very befuddled officers in her wake. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 6

George Trying to Keep a Doctor's Appointment

Mon, Nov 8, 1954 30 mins

George can't find his car key. Harry Von Zell, Larry Keating.

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Episode 7

Gracie Thinks She and George Are Moving to New York

Mon, Nov 15, 1954 30 mins

Gracie believes she and George are moving to New York and busily prepares to relocate. George hasn't the faintest idea what it's all about. Harry Von Zell, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 8

Shoplifter and the Missing Ruby Clip

Mon, Nov 22, 1954 30 mins

A shoplifter steals a pin and plants it in the purse of Gracie's friend, Mrs. Vanderlip. Gracie, observing this, believes Mrs. Vanderlip is involved in the theft. Larry Keating, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 9

Gracie Saves Blanche's Marriage

Mon, Nov 29, 1954 30 mins

Gracie tries to save a marriage that needs no saving. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 10

Burnses and Mortons Going to Hear Antonelli Concert

Mon, Dec 6, 1954 30 mins

George tries to get out of going to a concert by presenting Gracie with a jigsaw puzzle, hoping that she'll get so involved she will forget the concert. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 11

George Gets Call From Unknown Victor About Film

Mon, Dec 13, 1954 30 mins

Gracie takes a phone message for George, but all she can remember about the caller is his first name. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 12

Harry Morton's Alumni Banquet

Mon, Dec 20, 1954 30 mins

Gracie helps Harry Morton plan his college-alumni reunion. Gracie Allen, George Burns, Larry Keating.

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Episode 13

Gracie Thinks Bob Cummings Is in Love With Her

Mon, Dec 27, 1954 30 mins

Actor Robert Cummings stops at the Burnses' home to pick up George for a round of golf, and makes a remark, in jest, to Gracie. True to form, Gracie takes the actor seriously and immediately goes into action.

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Episode 14

George's Mother-in-Law Trouble

Mon, Jan 3, 1955 30 mins

Gracie's mother is coming to visit---and George couldn't feel worse. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 15

George and the Glendale Eagle Publicity Stunt

Mon, Jan 10, 1955 30 mins

Gracie gets her busy little mind working overtime, as she cooks up a publicity stunt with a press agent. George's part in this scheme includes pretending to have a sprained ankle, and his performance proves to be Academy Award material. Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 16

No Seats for Friars Club Dinner

Mon, Jan 17, 1955 30 mins

Gracie tries to wangle extra invitations to a dinner party. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 17

Blanche and Clara Bagley Leave Their Husbands

Mon, Jan 24, 1955 30 mins

Gracie offers sanctuary to two wives who are feuding with their husbands. Matters take a turn for the worse when their suitcases are returned to the wrong homes. Clara: Irene Hervey. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 18

Gracie Gets a Valet for George

Mon, Jan 31, 1955 30 mins

Gracie hires a valet for George---not, of course, that he wanted one. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 19

Vanderlip Leaves His Parakeet With George

Mon, Feb 7, 1955 30 mins

Gracie decides to liberate a pet parakeet that George is minding for a friend. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 20

Blanche's Brother, Roger the Moocher, Visits

Mon, Feb 14, 1955 30 mins

Gracie tries to find a job for Blanche's brother. Gracie Allen, George Burns, Larry Keating, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 21

George and the Missing Five Dollars and Missing Baby Pictures

Mon, Feb 21, 1955 30 mins

George searches for some old baby pictures for his publisher. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 22

Gracie Becomes Portrait Artist After Museum Visit

Mon, Feb 28, 1955 30 mins

Awed by the prices of modern artworks, Gracie takes up painting. Gracie Allen, George Burns, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 23

George and the 14-Karat Gold Trombone

Mon, Mar 7, 1955 30 mins

Gracie hides a borrowed trombone---then can't remember where she put it. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 24

The Romance of Harry Morton and Countess Braganni

Mon, Mar 14, 1955 30 mins

Gracie puts two and two together and gets five reasons why a countess has set her cap for Harry Morton. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 25

The Mistaken Marriage of Emily Vanderlip and Roger

Mon, Mar 21, 1955 30 mins

Gracie can't resist meddling in the latest neighborhood romance. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet. Emily: Millie Doff. Roger: King Donovan.

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Episode 26

Gracie Adopts Great Dane Dog

Mon, Mar 28, 1955 30 mins

Gracie hides a neighbor's great Dane---in the guest room. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet. Clara: Irene Hervey.

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Episode 27

Gracie Tries to Select George's New Wife

Mon, Apr 4, 1955 30 mins

Gracie begins interviewing applicants for the next Mrs. George Burns. Gracie mistakenly believes she is not long for this world, and wants to see that George will be taken care of. Sandra Burns, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 28

Gracie Gets a Ticket Fixed by the Judge

Mon, Apr 11, 1955 30 mins

George ends up in jail when Gracie receives a traffic ticket. Gracie Allen, George Burns, Bea Benaderet. Judge: Douglass Dumbrille.

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Episode 29

Gracie Hires a Safe-Cracker for Her Wall Safe

Mon, Apr 18, 1955 30 mins

Gracie presents George with a wall safe and, for added security, locks the combination code in the safe. She then seeks the aid of a skilled safecracker. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating. Safe-Cracker: Will Wright.

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Episode 30

Gracie Consults Dr. Kirby's Problem Clinic

Mon, Apr 25, 1955 30 mins

Gracie makes a friend's bad problem even worse. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Larry Keating, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 31

Gracie Wants the House Painted

Mon, May 2, 1955 30 mins

George and Gracie argue over the new house paint. Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating, George Burns, Gracie Allen.

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Episode 32

Gracie Plays Talent Scout for Imitator

Mon, May 9, 1955 30 mins

Gracie is so impressed with the talents of the delivery boy that she asks him to do his impersonations at a benefit. Gracie Allen. Tommy: Eddie Ryder. Jerry: Barry Truex.

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Episode 33

Gracie and George Try for a Day at the Beach

Mon, May 16, 1955 30 mins

Gracie invites friends to a picnic at the beach. Gracie Allen, George Burns, Larry Keating, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 34

The Uranium Caper

Mon, May 23, 1955 30 mins

Gracie is convinced that George owns a uranium mine. George Burns, Gracie Allen.

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Episode 35

Blanche and Brother Roger Move in With the Burnses

Mon, May 30, 1955 30 mins

This time it's George who leaps to conclusions when he overhears Gracie discussing divorce terms. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Larry Keating, Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 36

Gracie Believes George Has a Criminal Record

Mon, Jun 6, 1955 30 mins

Gracie decides that George has a criminal past. George Burns, Gracie Allen.

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Episode 37

Gracie Gets an Extension Visa for Jeanette Duval

Mon, Jun 13, 1955 30 mins

Gracie takes on the immigration authorities to get a renewal of a friend's visa. Gracie Allen, Bea Benaderet, Larry Keating.

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Episode 38

Gracie Tries to Cure Roger of Amnesia

Mon, Jun 20, 1955 30 mins

Gracie manages to develop amnesia. George Burns, Gracie Allen.

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Episode 39

Lucille Vanderlip Gives a Barbecue Party

Mon, Jun 27, 1955 30 mins

Gracie gives George the wrong address for a barbecue party, and he falls out of favor with the neighbors as a result. Bea Benaderet.

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Episode 40

Burnses and Mortons Going to Hawaii

Mon, Jul 4, 1955 30 mins

With a Hawaiian trip in the offing, Gracie takes up the hula. George Burns, Gracie Allen.

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