Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (TV series)

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Genre Sitcom
Created by Harry Ackerman
Bernard Slade
Starring Monte Markham
Pat Harrington, Jr.
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 17 (1 unaired) (list of episodes)
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Screen Gems Television
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Original network ABC
Original release September 26, 1969 – January 16, 1970

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town is an American sitcom based on the 1936 film of the same name that aired on ABC from September 26, 1969 to January 16, 1970.


A small town newspaper editor inherits a large corporation in Manhattan.[1]



No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Pilot"Frank CapraTBASeptember 26, 1969 (1969-09-26)
When Mr. Deeds suddenly becomes wealthy, he is overrun by the greedy.
2"The Education of Longfellow Deeds"TBATBAOctober 3, 1969 (1969-10-03)
In order to learn more about high finance, Deeds goes to night school.
3"The Wonderful Old Saloon"TBATBAOctober 10, 1969 (1969-10-10)
Deeds' own corporation is about to destroy his favorite saloon.
4"Sparkling Spring"TBATBAOctober 17, 1969 (1969-10-17)
Deeds goes on a crusade against pollution in air and water.
5"The Pixilated Man"TBATBAOctober 24, 1969 (1969-10-24)
A TV columnist tries to make it appear as if Deeds is mentally ill.
6"Once Again a Star"TBATBAOctober 31, 1969 (1969-10-31)
Deeds decides to help a fading film star of whom he's an admirer.
7"Industrial Spy"TBATBANovember 7, 1969 (1969-11-07)
In order to get back a $6 million paint formula that was stolen from his company, Deeds forms a gang.
8"Wedding Bells for Deeds"TBATBANovember 14, 1969 (1969-11-14)
When Mr. Deeds promises to help a hometown girl, he gets nothing but trouble.
9"There's One Born Every Thirty Years"TBATBANovember 21, 1969 (1969-11-21)
Deeds helps a young lady swindle Deeds Enterprises.
10"The Improbable Mr. Deeds"TBATBANovember 28, 1969 (1969-11-28)
An artist wants to straighten out Deeds.
11"A Ransom in Small Unmarked Flowers"TBATBADecember 5, 1969 (1969-12-05)
Deeds gets kidnapped by a group of young abductors, but he ends up helping them because they know nothing about kidnapping.
12"The Howdy Syndrome"TBATBADecember 12, 1969 (1969-12-12)
After coming to the conclusion that his employees have become too computerized, he campaigns to have them meet and gree each other.
13"The Revolt of the Bucket Brigade"TBATBADecember 19, 1969 (1969-12-19)
The cleaning crew revolts against Deeds Enterprises, with the help of Mr. Deeds.
14"Touching is Believing"TBATBADecember 26, 1969 (1969-12-26)
A new romantic interest (Susan Oliver) becomes a business foe for Masterson.
15"The Marriage Saver"TBATBAJanuary 9, 1970 (1970-01-09)
Deeds tries to save a crumbling marriage.
16"Tricks of the Trade"TBATBAJanuary 16, 1969 (1969-01-16)
A pretty girl (Kristina Holland) is the bait to get Deeds to hire a motivational research outfit.
17"Tarnished Armor"TBATBAUNAIRED


  1. ^ TV Guide. "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-15. 

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