Mona McCluskey

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Mona McCluskey
Also known as Meet Mona McCluskey
Genre Sitcom
Written by Arthur Alsberg
Edmund Beloin
Irving Elinson
Bob Fisher
Fred S. Fox
Henry Garson
Directed by Richard Whorf
Stanley Z. Cherry
Starring Juliet Prowse
Denny Scott Miller
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Production
Executive producer(s) George Burns
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 22–24 minutes
Production company(s) McCadden Productions
United Artists Television
Broadcast
Original channel NBC
Picture format Color
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 16, 1965 (1965-09-16) – April 14, 1966 (1966-04-14)

Mona McCluskey (also known as Meet Mona McCluskey) is an American sitcom that aired on NBC as part of its 1965-1966 schedule. The series stars Juliet Prowse in the title role, and aired from September 16, 1965 to April 14, 1966.

Synopsis[edit]

Prowse portrayed Mona McCluskey, an actress who marries a United States Air Force sergeant, Mike McCluskey, played by Denny Scott Miller. The major premise of the show is Mona trying to balance her acting career with her marriage to Mike, who preferred that they live on his smaller Air Force salary.

The series also co-stars Herbert Rudley as General Crone, Mike's boss and Robert Strauss as Sergeant Gruzewsky. Series guest stars include Maurice Marsac; Lee Bergere, Sal Mineo, Barry Kelley, Doris Singleton, and Darlene Patterson.

Production notes[edit]

The series was produced for NBC by McCadden Enterprises, Inc. in association with United Artists Television Production, Inc. The series executive producer was comedian George Burns. The theme song was the Tin Pan Alley standard "Yes Sir, That's My Baby", sung by a male voice.

Reception[edit]

Mona McCluskey appeared on Thursday nights against ABC's Peyton Place and the second half hour of CBS's two-hour Thursday Night Movie. It failed to win its time slot and was cancelled by NBC, with its last episode airing in April 1966.

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