CLASSIC SITUATION COMEDY SERIES


BOB CUMMINGS

HERE ARE SEVERAL VOLUMES OF TWO OF BOB'S FAMOUS SITCOMS FROM THE 1950s, ALL UNCUT!

259 MY HERO, II (1952)

1. "EL TORO", the original, unaired, pilot. Bob tries to unload a mansion in the Hollywood hills by pretending to be a visiting matador from Mexico.
2. "THE CATERER". Mr. Thackery throws a party; Bob hires the caterer.
3. "SALT WATER DAFFY". Bob rents an expensive mansion full of priceless rugs and antiques to a kindly old couple who turn out to raise seals as pets!
4. "JAILBREAK". Bob takes a bum, reforms him, cleans him up, gets him a job as a real estate agent, and promptly lands in jail!
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


261 MY HERO, III (1952)

1. "THE DUEL" Bob's latest client is a sculptress who wants him to model for her. Then her boyfriend shows up and wants to fight Bob for her honor.
2. "THE TIGER". Mr. Thackery claims Bob's personality is too easy-going, so Bob decides to change his image and become a tiger. First order of business: collecting past-due rent from his clients.
3. "THE BICYCLE". Bob helps an old man who crashes his bicycle into a street light. The man turns out to be a millionaire who offers Bob an executive position he can't refuse.
4. "THE FISHING STORY". Bob brags about his camping skills to Mr. Thackery, so he invites him on a fishing trip in the woods and makes him do all the work.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


271 LOVE THAT BOB!, I (1958)

This is Bob's most remembered series. He stars as Bob Collins, a Hollywood photographer always up to his neck in beautiful girls....and trouble. The show also stars Ann B. Davis as Schultzy, Rosemary De Camp, and Dwayne Hickman.
1. "BOB'S FORGOTTEN FIANCE". Margaret tries to teach Bob a lesson for standing up women on dates.
2. "BOB GOES TO THE MOON". Bob's attempts at romancing Miss Sweden land him in the space program, becoming the first man rocketbound!
3. "GRANDPA'S BUDDY". Silent screen comedian Andy Clyde appears as an old pal of Granpa Collins (Bob in his famous dual role), who's in town to meet some swinging women.
4. "BOB DIGS ROCK AND ROLL" , complete with original commercials. A fake Swedish medal of honor and a love of guitar music are Bob's keys (he thinks) to winning the heart of Miss Sweden.
--- 105 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


275 LOVE THAT BOB!, II (1958)

1. "BOB GOES BIRDWATCHING". Pamela Livingstone (Nancy Kulp) tries to get Bob to accompany her to Griffith Park. Charles Coburn has a cameo.
2. "GRANDPA ATTENDS A CONVENTION". Grandpa Collins returns in order to attend a reunion with military buddies from the Battle of San Juan Hill.
3. "BOB RETRENCHES". Rose Marie guests in this episode, as Bob lavishes everyone with gifts when he thinks he's getting a big tax refund.
4. "BOB BUTTERS BECK....BECK BUTTERS BETTER". Guest star George Burns offers Bob advice on how to get nephew Chuck's record played on the radio.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


278 LOVE THAT BOB!, III (1958/1955)

1. "BOB RESTORES MALE SUPREMACY". Both Bob's friend Harvey and his son are henpecked, so he invites them to spend a weekend with him to make them more masculine.
2. "BOB AND SCHULTZY REUNITE".Schultzy takes a job at a rocket factory, and Bob hires a ditzy new secretary. Both are miserable.
3. "BOB BECOMES A STAGE UNCLE". Bob's had it with nephew Chuck's constant singing, so Margaret gets guest star Ozzie Nelson to tell him Chuck can be a star. Original titles and one commercial are included.
4. "GRANDPA'S XMAS VISIT". Bob tries to set Grandpa Collins up with a sweet old lady on Christmas Eve, but he steals Bob's date instead.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


279 LOVE THAT BOB!, IV (1958)

4 more hilarious episodes!
1. "COLLINS THE CROONER". A newspaper columnist prints that Bob is going to record an album - prompting everyone to get into his act.
2. "GRANDPA CLOBBERS THE AIR FORCE". Upset that the military won't let him re-enlist, Grandpa boards his plane and bombs the base!
3. "THE BEAUTY CONTEST". Peter Lawford guest stars in this episode, as Bob tries to get an air force general to let him judge a base contest.
4. "BOB SAILS TO HAWAII" to be near a model, but his plan backfires.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


281 LOVE THAT BOB!, V (1958)

1. "BOB PLAYS MARGARET'S GAME". Margaret is fed up with Bob being a bad influence on Chuck.
2. "BOB IN THE BRIG". Grandpa Collins bombs another base, and Bob is thrown in jail because of it.
3. "BOB AND SCHULTZY AT SEA", with special guest star Don Knotts. Bob tries to fix Schultzy up with a 97-pound weakling in order to keep her from bothering him on a cruise.
4. "BOB'S ONE DAY TO RELAX" isn't going to be very relaxing - Chuck needs advice on how to handle a French girl who's chasing after him.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


283 LOVE THAT BOB!, VI (1957/58)

1. “BOB AND THE DUMB BLONDE” (1958). Margaret disapproves of Bob’s new date, and she schemes to rid Bob of her.
2. “GRANDPA’S NEW FLAME” (1958). The family jumps to conclusions when they hear about Grandpa Collins’ new girlfriend.
3. “COLONEL GOLDBRICK” (1958). Bob “volunteers” to spend some time back in the Air Force when he finds a pretty woman will be at the base.
4. “SNOW BOUND” (1957). Bob and Paul Fonda (Lyle Talbot) are snowed in at a mountain cabin without food...and women! This episode is complete with Winston cigarette commercials.
--- 105 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


284 LOVE THAT BOB!, VII (1958)

1. “BOB CRIES WOLF”, with original commercials. Bob tries to keep Paul Fonda (Lyle Talbot) from romancing Margaret.
2. “BOB AND THE SECRETARY CONVENTION”. Bob agrees to fly Schultzy and her friends to Las Vegas when he finds a beauty contest winner will be going with them.
3. “SCHULTZY RECREATES BOB’S CHILDHOOD”. Schultzy is convinced that if she acts like one of Bob’s school girlfriends, she’ll win him over. THIS IS A VERY RARE DAYTIME NETWORK REBROADCAST FROM 1960, COMPLETE WITH COMMERCIALS. THE PROGRAM IS HOSTED BY BOB’S THEN-WIFE MARY.
4. “BOB’S BIG DATE”. Shades of the Internet: Bob makes a date over the phone with a woman sight unseen...and then wishes he had seen her first!
--- 110 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95




289 LOVE THAT BOB!, VIII (1958)

1. “BOB’S PERFECT BODY”, complete with original commercials. Bob’s latest ploy to lure beautiful women is to run a “perfect body” contest out of his office. But the landlord has had enough of his shenanigans - until he makes HER the winner of the contest.
2. “SCHULTZY GETS HER SHEIK”. Bob’s doing a harem layout for a client, and Schultzy fancies herself a photographic contender. Meanwhile, Bob gives Pamela Livingstone (Nancy Kulp) a makeover so she can impress a fellow birdwatcher.
3. “BOB MEETS HIS MATCH”, with guest star Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch. Margaret decides to trick lazy Bob by having him compete in a series of athletic events; Bob has no idea who his opponent really is.
4. “BOB AND THE UNGRATEFUL STAR”. Lola Albright guests as one of Bob’s former girlfriends, now a big movie star. Bob thinks she snubbed him when she made it big. Also complete with commercials.
--- 110 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


295 LOVE THAT BOB!, IX (1958/59)

1. “BOB AND THE CHORUS GIRL”. When Chuck announces his engagement to a chorus girl, Margaret begs Bob to come to the rescue and “disengage” him immediately.
2. “THE TROUBLE WITH HENRY”. Bob’s close friend Henry finally pops the question to his longtime girlfriend. But then the girlfriend’s mother steps in and forbids her to marry. So once again, Bob is elected to convince the girl’s mother that Henry is an OK guy.
3. “BOB MEETS FONDA’S SISTER”. Bob tries to keep Margaret out of the clutches of Paul Fonda (Lyle Talbot) again. His actions convince both they have to teach him a good lesson.
4. “BOB GIVES AN SRO PERFORMANCE”. Bob turns down the male lead in Margaret’s club’s annual play - until he gets a look at their female lead!
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


299 LOVE THAT BOB!, X (1958)

1. “MY UNCLE BOB”. Chuck tries to convince his friends that his uncle is really a swell guy...despite the fact that he won’t help the boys build a model airplane.
2. “ARRIVEDERCI, ROBERTO”. A beautiful Italian actress claims that all American men have no romance, so it’s up to the old master to straighten her out.
3. “BOB VS. THE DOCTORS”. Bob’s trying to date a pretty pediatrician (guest star Anne Jeffreys), but she keeps rebuffing him. When has that stopped Bob?
4. “BOB’S SURPRISE PARTY”. Margaret and Chuck are planning Bob’s annual birthday party...at least that’s what he thinks!
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD ONLY: $14.95


722 "LOVE THAT BOB!" HOLIDAY HOUR

1. "THANKSGIVING IN JOPLIN" (1957). The gang heads to Missouri to spend Thanksgiving with Grandpa Collins, who's having a tough time getting a turkey fattened up for the feast.
2. "GRANDPA'S XMAS VISIT" (1955). Grandpa Collins travels to Los Angeles for the holidays, and Bob does all he can to keep him from dating his girlfriend. (This episode was previously released on #278.)
--- 50 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $9.95




I MARRIED JOAN

JOAN DAVIS STARS AS JIM BACKUS' ZANY WIFE IN THIS CLASSIC SHOW!



272 I MARRIED JOAN, II (1952/54)

1. "BRAD'S CLASS REUNION". Joan finds some old love notes Brad wrote to a girl he knew in high school, just as he announces he's attending a class reunion.
2. "THE NEW HOUSE". Joan and Brad decide to move into a new home, but another couple has beaten them to it!
3. "THE DOG STORY". Joan tries to convince Brad they need a dog by buying one, and he does the same.
4. "BRAD'S PROMOTION". Brad's about to be promoted to the Court of Domestic Tranquility, but he and Joan have a fight the night his supervisor comes over.
--- 110 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


277 I MARRIED JOAN, III (1953)

1. "THE MOUNTAIN LODGE". Joan writes a check from the Stevens' life savings account for a houseboat, and Brad writes one in the same amount for a cabin.
2. "HOME OF THE WEEK". Joan fills her house with priceless antiques to impress a snooty acquaintance.
3. "ALIENATION OF AFFECTIONS". A misunderstanding in a department store leads a woman to believe her husband is in love with Joan.
4. "THE CLOTHES BUDGET". Joan bets Brad she can buy a whole new wardrobe for $400, so he donates all her old clothes to charity.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


280 I MARRIED JOAN, IV (1953)

1. "JOAN'S BURIED TREASURE". After finding a torn up map in the house, Joan is convinced wealth awaits her in the backyard.
2. "MODERN LIVING". Brad and Joan check out life in an ultra-modern (1950s style) house.
3. "THE GREEN-EYED MONSTER". Joan is convinced Brad doesn't love her when he won't get jealous over a handsome visiting lecturer.
4. "IN THE SOUP". Brad considers quitting the judiciary so he can afford to buy Joan a mink coat.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95


296 I MARRIED JOAN, V (1952/54)

1. “BEV’S BOYFRIEND”. Joan’s younger sister Beverly has a crush on a guy who prefers spending time on his hot rod. So Joan tries to come to her rescue.
2. “THE HONEYMOON”. Brad tells a troubled couple during a consultation in his chambers about his honeymoon with Joan, when everything seemed to go wrong no matter what they tried to do.
3. “NEIGHBORS”. The Stevens’ neighbors are having parties three nights a week until 4:00 in the morning. Then Joan hears they’re moving, so she enlists the aid of her friends to find new, QUIET people to buy the house.
4. “THE PRIZE FIGHTER”. Joan accuses a boxer of throwing a fight - and when she demonstrates his moves to him, she knocks him out.
--- 100 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $14.95




MAMA (I REMEMBER MAMA)

PEGGY WOOD STARS AS THE AMERICANIZED NORWEGIAN MOTHER OF 3 LIVING IN TURN-OF-THE- CENTURY SAN FRANCISCO. THE SHOW ALSO STARS DICK VAN PATTEN.


215 MAMA (I REMEMBER MAMA), I

1. "MAMA'S BAD DAY" (1950). Mama feels that her family is taking her too much for granted. This kinescope features original Maxwell House commercials.
2. "MAMA'S NURSERY SCHOOL" (1955). As a substitute teacher, Mama does a little better than the full-time teacher expected.
--- 55 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $9.95


243 MAMA (I REMEMBER MAMA), II

1. QUEEN OF THE BEE" (1952). Dagmar feels the pressure when she competes in her school's spelling bee contest. This kinescope has original Maxwell House commercials.
2. "MADAME ZODIAC" (1952), also complete with original commercials. A fortune teller moves into the neighborhood, and Mama has strong doubts about her ability. Then her predictions start coming true.
--- 60 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $9.95


286 MAMA (I REMEMBER MAMA), III

1. “T.R.’s SURPRISE PARTY” (1954). As the family prepares to celebrate T.R.’s birthday, Aunt Jenny gets a surprise of her own: T.R.’s father has returned to take T.R. with him to Seattle.
2. “THE PARADE GRANDSTAND” (1955). In one of the last live episodes of the series, Lars overhears his working subordinates call him a dirty foreigner, so he quits his job. This episode contains original commercials for Maxwell House.
--- 55 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD: $9.95


607 MAMA (I REMEMBER MAMA), IV

1. “NELS’ SUMMER CAMP” (1954) Counselor Nels has his hands full with a group of boys while trying to romance the pretty girl counselor at the camp across the lake. This show contains original commercials.
2. “T.R.’s GLASSES” (1956). A learning problem leads Mama to believe T.R. is having vision problems.
--- 55 MINUTES --- BLACK AND WHITE ---
DVD ONLY: $9.95




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