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Mister Peepers [08/03/1953]

Synopsis
American television sitcom featuring Wally Cox (Mr Robinson Peepers) as a junior high school science teacher at Jefferson High School, in the small Midwestern town of Jefferson. Mr Peepers is a shy, slow-moving science teacher whose efforts to do the right thing always seemed to backfire. In this episode Mr Peppers and and Nancy join the original Broadway cast of Romeo and Juliet for a performance of the play in Jefferson city.
Series
Mister Peepers
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Transmission details
8 Mar 1953 at 19:30 (Channel: NBC)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
Hal Keith
Producer
Fred Coe
Writer
Robert Alan Aurthur
Music
Bernard Green
Production Design
Otis Riggs
Cast
Bill StoryRomeo
Benoit. PatNancy Remington
Wally CoxRobinson J. Peepers

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The entire series was released in 2005 as a 4-DVD set, region 1 only.
General
Series created by David Swift. Mr. Peepers was transmitted live and was performed on stage before a large audience at the Century Theatre, 932 7th Avenue, NYC.
History
The series ran July 13 1952-June 12 1955

Production Company

Name

NBC

Sponsor

Name

Reynolds Aluminium

Archive

Name

UCLA Film & Television Archive

Email
arsc@ucla.edu
Web
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/access/databases.html External site opens in new window
Phone
(310) 206 5388
Fax
(310) 206 5392
Address
Individual Access
Archive Study and Research Center
46 Powell Library
302 East Melnitz
Los Angeles
CA90095-1323
USA

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
http://www.amazon.com External site opens in new window

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