Private Secretary

CBS (ended 1957)




Episode Guide

  • Season 5
    • Thy Name Is Sands
      Thy Name Is Sands
      Episode 15
      Peter's eyesight has gotten so bad he can't read anything. Only after Susie prevent him from signing a lousy contract does he agree to see an eye doctor. Even after failing the eye test he refuses to get glasses because he's too vain to admit he's getting older.
    • 3/3/57
      Susie pictures herself serving a long prison sentence when Inspector Bascom of the Internal Revenue Department comes for an audit. She's asked to explain her return, which puts her mixed-up filing system on display. Meanwhile, Mr. Sands searches for a voice for an animated commercial.
    • The Efficiency Expert
      Mr. Sands takes the advice of the possible future partner and brings in an efficiency expert to streamline the operation. Susie's passive resistance prevents anything from changing.
    • Not Quite Paradise
      Episode 12
      Vi's Aunt Martha and busybody neighbor Della jump to conclusions when she innocently invites Mr. Sands and Susie over for dinner. The two old hens are sure Vi and Peter are a couple and do everything they can to prompt a marriage proposal. This includes making Susie look like an incompetent booze hound.moreless
    • That's No Lady - That's an Agent
      Blanche Colvey is a conniving theatrical agent who turns on her feminine charms to steal a Russian singer before he can sign with Peter. Hearing that Blanche wants to hire a secretary who speaks Russian to help her grab the client, Susie dons a black wig, a thick accent, and shows up as Sonia.moreless
    • The Big Shot
      The Big Shot
      Episode 10
      An aspiring young actress is promised a starring role in a play--by the agency's office boy.
    • Three's a Crowd
      Three's a Crowd
      Episode 9
      A producer and a playwright have both become enchanted with Susie. Each becomes so jealous of the other that they cancel their contracts with Susie's boss.
    • Her Best Enemy
      Episode 8
      Cagey Calhoun is desperate to get a look at the Meredith contract, the envy of performers in New York. Sure Susie would let him see it, he uses psychology, sweet talk. and an accidental fire to try and get his hands on it. When they don't work, he sends in his dear, ancient "mother" to snoop through her files.moreless
    • 11/25/56
      Susie's shopping and spending is out of control. She hands her paycheck to Vi with orders to ration her to just one dollar a day. Vi is unable to control Susie and her money so Mr. Sands is given the job.
    • What Every Secretary Knows
      Opera impresario Bernard Hugo is producing a new musical on Broadway and Mr. Sands is determined to star a couple of his clients. Hugo won't even take his calls so Susie goes to work on the project. She volunteers her boss to plan a huge banquet of opera lovers.
    • 10/28/56
      Susie has been chosen by a magazine to write an article on how to handle the boss. The deadline is looming and she's got writer's block. Her boyfriend, Tony, agrees to be her ghostwriter. The article he turns in offends everyone in the office.
    • The Sow's Ear
      The Sow's Ear
      Episode 4
      Susie does a favor for her arch enemy Cagey Calhoun. He returns the favor by stealing one of her clients. This means war.
    • The Reunion
      The Reunion
      Episode 3
      Susie gets together with three old classmates and they convince her she's s social failure.
    • The Sow's Ear
      The Sow's Ear
      Episode 2
    • All That Glitters
      Susie has dreams of becoming a stock market big shot as she sinks her savings into a questionable uranium stock. Peter and Vi get caught up in the excitement and do the same.
    • French Leave
      French Leave
      Episode 1
      In the season premiere, Peter loans Susie out to a French producer who's visiting in town. The loyal Susie prevents Mr. Sands from being double-crossed.
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