Heaven for Betsy

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Heaven for Betsy
Genre Sitcom
Starring Jack Lemmon
Cynthia Stone
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 15 mins.
Original channel CBS
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 30, 1952 (1952-09-30) – December 23, 1952 (1952-12-23)
Related shows The Frances Langford/Don Ameche Show

Heaven for Betsy is an American sitcom that aired live on CBS twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday for fifteen minutes from September 30, 1952 to December 23, 1952.

The series stars real-life husband and wife Jack Lemmon and Cynthia Stone.[1] Based on the sketch The Couple Next Door that Lemmon and Stone performed regularly on the variety show The Frances Langford/Don Ameche Show[2]


The series revolves around newlyweds Pete Bell, an assistant buyer in the toy department of a suburban New York department store, and Betsy Bell, a secretary turned homemaker, who always had to get Pete out of jams.


  • Jack Lemmon as Pete Bell
  • Cynthia Stone as Betsy Bell


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 946. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes and Noble. 2004. p. 231. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1. 

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