Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (TV series)

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Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
GenreSitcom
Based onMr. Deeds Goes to Town
Developed byHarry Ackerman
Bernard Slade
StarringMonte Markham
Pat Harrington, Jr.
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes17 (1 unaired) (list of episodes)
Production
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time30 minutes
Production companyScreen Gems
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 26, 1969 (1969-09-26) –
January 16, 1970 (1970-01-16)

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 26, 1969 to January 16, 1970. It was based on the 1936 film of the same name.[1]

Premise[edit]

A small town newspaper editor inherits a large corporation in Manhattan.[2] He then tries to correct problems that his unscrupulous uncle had caused.[1]

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Pilot"Frank CapraUnknownSeptember 26, 1969 (1969-09-26)
When Mr. Deeds suddenly becomes wealthy, he is overrun by the greedy.
2"The Education of Longfellow Deeds"UnknownUnknownOctober 3, 1969 (1969-10-03)
In order to learn more about high finance, Deeds goes to night school.
3"The Wonderful Old Saloon"UnknownUnknownOctober 10, 1969 (1969-10-10)
Deeds' own corporation is about to destroy his favorite saloon.
4"Sparkling Spring"UnknownUnknownOctober 17, 1969 (1969-10-17)
Deeds goes on a crusade against pollution in air and water.
5"The Pixilated Man"UnknownUnknownOctober 24, 1969 (1969-10-24)
A TV columnist tries to make it appear as if Deeds is mentally ill.
6"Once Again a Star"UnknownUnknownOctober 31, 1969 (1969-10-31)
Deeds decides to help a fading film star of whom he's an admirer.
7"Industrial Spy"UnknownUnknownNovember 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"UnknownUnknownNovember 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"UnknownUnknownNovember 21, 1969 (1969-11-21)
Deeds helps a young lady swindle Deeds Enterprises.
10"The Improbable Mr. Deeds"UnknownUnknownNovember 28, 1969 (1969-11-28)
An artist wants to straighten out Deeds.
11"A Ransom in Small Unmarked Flowers"UnknownUnknownDecember 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"UnknownUnknownDecember 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"UnknownUnknownDecember 19, 1969 (1969-12-19)
The cleaning crew revolts against Deeds Enterprises, with the help of Mr. Deeds.
14"Touching is Believing"UnknownUnknownDecember 26, 1969 (1969-12-26)
A new romantic interest (Susan Oliver) becomes a business foe for Masterson.
15"The Marriage Saver"UnknownUnknownJanuary 9, 1970 (1970-01-09)
Deeds tries to save a crumbling marriage.
16"Tricks of the Trade"UnknownUnknownJanuary 16, 1970 (1970-01-16)
A pretty girl (Kristina Holland) is the bait to get Deeds to hire a motivational research outfit.
17"Tarnished Armor"TBDTBDUNAIRED

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle (1999). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present (7th ed.). New York: The Ballentine Publishing Group. p. 670. ISBN 0-345-42923-0.
  2. ^ TV Guide. "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-15.

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