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Episode Guide

    • The Refrigerator Salesman
      The Refrigerator Salesman
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      12/3/56
      9.8
      Ronnie has a temporary job selling electric razors in the Wilshire Department Store for the Christmas season. Through Gracie's meddling and some misunderstandings, he becomes an ace refrigerator salesman, and this has quite an impact on George.
    • Gracie Tries to Cure Roger of Amnesia
      6/20/55
      9.7
      Blanche's ne'er-do-well brother Roger suddenly develops a case of amnesia just when it looked like he would be vacating the premises.
    • George's Gray Suit
      George's Gray Suit
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      11/19/56
      9.7
      Gracie decides to help Blanche's brother Roger by giving him George's Gray suit. This is a problem as George can't stand Roger. George sets out to get back his suit while the police get involved in the case.
    • Von Zell Dates Married Woman; Jealous Husband
      12/25/52
      9.7
      Harry Von Zell has inadvertently dated a married woman, but Harry Morton is the one in big trouble when Gracie inexplicably (to our logic) poses on the telephone as Von Zell's wife and gives the woman's husband the Mortons' address.
    • The Uranium Caper
      The Uranium Caper
      Season 5 - Episode 34
      5/23/55
      9.7
      An unsuccessful uranium prospecting expedition by the two Harrys sets the stage for a showdown between them and George over partnerships in non-existent mines.
    • The $15,000 Error
      The $15,000 Error
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      3/4/57
      9.7
      Yet another big misunderstanding: Gracie has a quite inflated idea of what Mr Rockford is charging for redecorating the Burns' bedroom.
    • Tax Refund
      Tax Refund
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      1/29/53
      9.7
      Graice invites the mayor of Los Angeles for dinner. Fletcher Bowron, longtime Los Angeles mayor in real life, plays himself.
    • Alice Gets Married
      Alice Gets Married
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      2/6/56
      9.6

      When Harry Von Zell's long time girlfriend Alice sends Harry a letter saying she has waited for him long enough and is coming to New York, Harry is convinced she intends to force him into marriage.

    • The Matrimonial Bureau
      The Matrimonial Bureau
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      2/4/57
      9.6
      Gracie gets a crazy idea that she must find a wife for Ronnie before he reaches the age of twenty one. When she enlists the aid of a matrimonial bureau, George and Von Zell get embroiled in the ensuing mixup.
    • Blanche's Brother, Roger the Moocher, Visits
      2/14/55
      9.6
      George finds out that Gracie has loaned out his tuxedo to Blanche's brother and that he has been charging drinks and dinner on his tab at the club.
    • The Ugly Duckling
      The Ugly Duckling
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      1/14/56
      9.5

      Ronnie and Ralph fail to notice that their tutor "The Ugly Duckling" is really attractive. Gracie schemes to have them appreciate her and for Ronnie to ask her to the Prom that night.

    • Gracie Thinks George is Going to Commit Suicide
      12/18/52
      9.5
      After the dry cleaner finds a note in a suit containing lines George is trying to memorize for an upcoming show, Gracie mistakenly thinks he is planning on committing suicide.
    • One Week to Live
      One Week to Live
      Season 4 - Episode 33
      7/5/54
      9.5

      Gracie gets the mistaken notion that Harry Morton has only a week to live.

    • Harry Morton's Alumni Banquet
      Harry Morton's Alumni Banquet
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      12/20/54
      9.5
      Harry Morton's college alumni association is having a banquet, and Harry has promised them he can get George to act as Master of Ceremonies. This circumstance plus Gracie's offbeat logic lead to much confusion, including Gracie confusing the staid members of the Dartmouth Club.
    • Blanche and Brother Roger Move in With the Burns
      5/30/55
      9.5

      Blanche and Harry have a big fight over Blanche's brother and Blanche decides to move home to her Mothers. When George hears the news, he invites Blanche to move in with them until it all blows over not knowing that Roger is part of the deal.

    • Gracie Thinks Harry Morton is in Love With Her
      1/8/53
      9.5
      After overhearing one of Harry Morton's phone calls arranging to pick-up an anniversary gift for Blanche, Gracie is convinced he is in love with her and goes about trying to save the Morton's marriage.
    • Gracie Buys a Toaster Wholesale
      Gracie Buys a Toaster Wholesale
      Season 4 - Episode 38
      8/9/54
      9.5
      Gracie needs a new toaster. When George suggests that she consult a fellow club member who deals in wholesale appliances, Gracie finds that it is easy to save money.
    • The Triple Surprise Party
      The Triple Surprise Party
      Season 6 - Episode 38
      6/18/56
      9.5
    • Gracie Runs for City Council
      Gracie Runs for City Council
      Season 4 - Episode 36
      7/26/54
      9.5
      After talking to a candidate for city council, Gracie decides to run for office against her.
    • Gracie Thinks Harry Von Zell is Broke
      11/23/53
      9.5
      Gracie has the mistaken impression that Harry Von Zell is broke, and, of course, endeavors to help him.
    • The Mistaken Marriage of Emily Vanderlip and Roger
      Gracie overhears Emily Vanderlip telling Blanche's brother Roger about her secret engagement and thinks that the two of them are getting married.
    • Shoplifter and the Missing Ruby Clip
      11/22/54
      9.5
      Trouble arises when Gracie gets the impression that Mrs. Vanderlip has stolen a ruby clip from a department store and tries to help her avoid apprehension.
    • Gracie Discovers George's Secret Weakness
      1/25/54
      9.4
      After reading an article claiming that most men have a secret vice and questions everyone she knows trying to find out what George's is and discovers everyone's in the process.
    • The Aptitude Test
      The Aptitude Test
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      1/21/57
      9.4
    • Raccoon Coat Story
      Raccoon Coat Story
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/16/53
      9.4
      Blanche, wanting to get rid of Harry Morton's old Raccoon coat, asks Harry Von Zell to hide the coat at the Burn's house hoping he won't miss it. After Gracie finds the coat and gives it away, she has to come up with another one when Harry finds out the coat is missing.moreless
    • Vanderlip Leaves His Parakeet With George
      2/7/55
      9.4
      Chester Vanderlip asks George to watch their family pet while they go on a trip to a bankers convention. When Gracie finds the bird, she thinks it's her anniversary gift from George.
    • The Big Stamp Robbery
      The Big Stamp Robbery
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      11/12/56
      9.4
      Harry Morton's prize "Madagascar Imperial" postage stamp falls into the wrong hands when Gracie needs to mail a letter.
    • Gracie Reports Car Stolen
      Gracie Reports Car Stolen
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      3/26/53
      9.4
      After a streak of bad luck, Gracie asks Harry Von Zell to hide George's car so he won't get in an accident. When George asks Harry Morton to take him to Palm Springs so he can work on his scripts, Gracie asks Harry Von Zell to hide the Morton's car as well.moreless
    • The Ladies Club
      The Ladies Club
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      2/27/56
      9.4

      Harry Morton arranges for Blanche to be interviewed to a very exclusive woman's club so she can help him secure accounts with their husbands. When Gracie interrupts the interview process, she ends up getting nominated for the club.

    • Gracie and George Locked Out of Their House
      8/10/53
      9.4
      After returning late from a party, George and Gracie lock themselves out of the house. When the locksmith comes to let them in, Gracie continues to mistakenly lock doors causing the locksmith to work late and get in trouble with his wife.
    • Gracie Selling Swamp So Harry Will Buy TV Set
      12/4/52
      9.4
      Gracie decides to sell the Morton's swamp land so they can buy a second TV for Blanche to watch their show. When she misrepresents the land as a fruit orchard the buyer sends a lawyer to get his money back and ends up suing for fraud.
    • George Goes Skiing
      George Goes Skiing
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      1/16/56
      9.4

      When George is accused of not being a good father, he decides to take up skiing so he can have an activity to share with Ronnie.

    • Blanche Gets a Jury Notice
      Blanche Gets a Jury Notice
      Season 8 - Episode 28
      4/21/58
      9.3
    • The Woman In The Car
      The Woman In The Car
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      10/15/56
      9.3
    • Gracie Goes to Psychiatrist for Blanche's Dream
      3/8/54
      9.3
      Gracie visits a psychiatrist for dream analysis.
    • Blanche Wants New Car; Gracie Gets Harry Von Zell a Wife
      Gracie tries to find Von Zell a wife and children so he can save money on his income tax.
    • Gracie Wins a Television Set
      Gracie Wins a Television Set
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      2/8/54
      9.3
      Gracie gets a chance to win a TV on a quiz show but doesn't know the answer. When she calls back after the fact with the correct answer she thinks she has won and goes down to pick up her set.
    • George Gets Black Eye From Open Door
      4/19/54
      9.3
      George's business manager, Al Simon, puts his brother on the payroll and he ends up breaking his leg on ski trip. When the insurance adjuster comes over to investigate, Gracie misleads him into thinking George has filed a fraudulent claim.
    • Harry Morton is Missing
      Harry Morton is Missing
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      3/1/54
      9.3
      When Gracie and Blanche go to see a late movie, Harry Morton decides to catch up on some sleep but everyone thinks he has gone missing.
    • Gracie Thinks She and George Moving to New York
      11/15/54
      9.3
      When Gracie fears that they might have to move to New York for business reasons, she consults Mr. Beasley the postman, and concocts a crazy story about George witnessing a robbery.
    • Gracie Gets A Jury Summons
      Gracie Gets A Jury Summons
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/19/53
      9.3
      The prospect of Gracie being called for jury duty evokes much concern from all her friends.
    • George an Gracie Hear a Burglar; Up All Night
      3/5/53
      9.3
      After returning late from a movie with the Morton's, George and Gracie think they hear a burglar and call the police. When the police arrive they mistake Harry Von Zell for the burglar.
    • Gracie Is Brilliant
      Gracie Is Brilliant
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      3/3/58
      9.2
    • Gracie trying to keep the Mortons From Moving Away
      When Blanche tells Gracie that Harry is trying to trade their house with another couples that live a mile away, Gracie tries to get George to trade their house as well so they can still be neighbors. When George refuses to move, Gracie works on scaring the new neighbors so they won't take the Morton's house.moreless
    • Too Much Pot Roast
      Too Much Pot Roast
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      10/7/57
      9.2
      Ronnie has trouble concentrating on his college studies due to his obsession with his female classmates. When Blanche serves Harry too much pot roast, Gracie learns that too much of anything can make one lose their passion for it. She then hires four beautiful models in a far-fetched attempt to solve Ronnie's problem.moreless
    • Vanderlip Buys Black Negligee for His Wife
      4/26/54
      9.2
      Mr Vanderlip wants to buy his wife a negligee but tells George he would be embarrassed to go into a ladies shop. George offers the services of his personal shopper but when Gracie overhears him ordering it on the phone, she thinks he is stepping out on his wife and decides to try and stop him.moreless
    • No Fan Mail For George
      No Fan Mail For George
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      2/15/54
      9.2
      After George has his feelings hurt when Gracie and Harry Von Zell get all the fan mail, Gracie asks Blanche to send him a fake letter to cheer him up.
    • Company For Christmas
      Company For Christmas
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      12/19/55
      9.2
      Christmas is coming, and Blanche and Harry have differing ideas as to which family members they want to invite to join them in the St. Moritz Hotel. The hotel is packed, and Gracie adds to the problem by trying to help.
    • A Hole In The Carpet
      A Hole In The Carpet
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      12/16/57
      9.2
      Gracie trips and falls in the Wilshire Dept. Store and gets into some convoluted negotiations with the store's insurance adjustor.
    • Gracie Writes "My Life With George Burns"
      12/11/52
      9.2
      Gracie has written an article for Look magazine claiming that George beat up the gangster Silky Thompson. When Silky comes looking for revenge on George Gracie claims that Harry Morton is her husband instead of George.
    • Gracie Hires a Safecracker for Her Wall Safe
      4/18/55
      9.2

      Gracie decides to surprise George by having a wall safe installed to store their valuables but immediately locks the combination inside the safe so she doesn't lose it. Since the locksmith is out of town and she also locked some of George's important papers in the safe, she has to resort to hiring a safecracker to retrieve them before George finds out.

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    • Gracie and George Have a Mystery Anniversary
      5/3/54
      9.2
      Harry Von Zell hides a package for his friend at the Burns house and Gracie thinks the present is a surprise from George but she can't figure out what the occasion is but decides to plan a party to celebrate whatever the occasion is so George doesn't think she forgot a special date.moreless
    • George Teaches Gracie Not to Spread Rumors
      8/23/54
      9.2
      When Gracie reads part of a telegram left by a woman at the Western Union office, she thinks the woman is dieing and wants to contact the womans relatives. George convinces her not to spread the rumor about the woman but she ends up starting a different one about George.
    • Softening The Professor
      Softening The Professor
      Season 8 - Episode 26
      4/7/58
      9.2
    • The Costume Party
      The Costume Party
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      12/31/56
      9.2
      Von Zell, Harry Morton, and George throw a party to interest banker Mr Vanderlip in an investment. Blanche's brother Roger influences the outcome.
    • September and May
      September and May
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      10/28/57
      9.2
    • Gracie Gets a Ticket 'Fixed' by the Judge
      4/11/55
      9.2
      Gracie's parking ticket leads to trouble with the law for George, Von Zell, and the Mortons.
    • Mrs. Sohmers Needs a Psychiatrist
      Mrs. Sohmers Needs a Psychiatrist
      Season 6 - Episode 39
      9/17/56
      9.1
      Dabbs Greer plays a psychologist who is helping Mrs. Sohmers cope with anxiety created by her association with Gracie. Then he meets Gracie and is thrown for a loop. This episode features identity mixups of Blanche with Gracie, and George with Von Zell.
    • Burnses and Mortons Choosing Movie to Attend
      8/2/54
      9.1
      The Burns and Morton's invite Harry Von Zell to join them for a movie but finding one that none of them have seen proves to be a challenge.
    • Gracie Tries to Select George's Next Wife
      4/4/55
      9.1

      When Gracie intercepts a fake telegram that Harry Von Zell has sent George, she thinks that she is going to die and goes about trying to make sure George is well taken care of when she is gone.

    • Surprise Party for Mortons; Sanitarium Routine
      7/6/53
      9.1
      Gracie throws a monkey wrench into a birthday party for Harry Morton.
    • Free Trip to Hawaii
      Free Trip to Hawaii
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      10/9/52
      9.0
      Jane, Gracie's wardrobe woman, wins a trip for two to Hawaii and Gracie tries to play matchmaker between her and Harry Von Zell, not realizing that she is already married.
    • Fighting For Happiness
      Fighting For Happiness
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      2/18/57
      9.0
    • George Gets Call From Unknown Victor About Him
      12/13/54
      9.0
      Gracie mishandles a telephone call for George. She remembers the message, but not the caller's name or phone number.
    • The June Wedding
      The June Wedding
      Season 8 - Episode 36
      6/16/58
      9.0
    • Emily Vanderlip's Elopement
      Emily Vanderlip's Elopement
      Season 4 - Episode 35
      7/19/54
      8.9

      Gracie runs into Emily Vanderlip at the shoe store and thinking she wants to elope with her new boyfriend decides to help her out even though Emily has no intentions of getting married.

    • Von Zell's Raises
      Von Zell's Raises
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      11/26/56
      8.9
      Von Zell is happy to remain a bachelor, but rumors of an impending marriage prompt George to give him raises at just the wrong time.
    • Gracie Gets a Valet for George
      Gracie Gets a Valet for George
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      1/31/55
      8.9
      Against her husband's wishes, Gracie hires a valet to help George with everyday tasks such as getting dressed.
    • Ronnie Finds a Friend An Apartment
      Ronnie Finds a Friend An Apartment
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      1/13/58
      8.9
      Ronnie helps a friend pay for an apartment but Gracie believes Ronnie now has a wife and baby.
    • Mortons Exchange House With Gibsons From New York
      8/16/54
      8.9
      Harry and Blanche's friends from New York precipitate a housing crisis when they come to stay in the Morton house.
    • Gracie Getting a Business Manager; Roger
      11/9/53
      8.9
      After repeatedly going over her budget every month, George insists that Gracie hire a business manager to manage her finances. When a down on his luck traveling salesman shows up at the door, Gracie thinks he is the new manager and he gladly assumes the role.
    • Trip to New York
      Trip to New York
      Season 3 - Episode 37
      7/27/53
      8.9

      Harry and Blanche Morton are driving to New York, and Gracie tries to convince George that they should go with the Mortons.

    • Blanche and Clara Bagley Leave Their Husbands
      1/24/55
      8.9
      Gracie offers the Burns' guest room to two friends who are feuding with their husbands.
    • Ronnie Arrives
      Ronnie Arrives
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      10/10/55
      8.9

      Ronnie moves in with George and Gracie in New York so he can study serious drama at the Actors Studio. When George offers him a part on the show so he can get some experience, he gets insulted when Ronnie dismisses comedy.

    • Gracie Trades Home For Mountain Cabin
      12/7/53
      8.9
      The Burns house is put in jeopardy when a mis-heard telephone conversation between George and Jack Benny gives Gracie the impression that George is quitting show business.
    • Ronnie's Bashful
      Ronnie's Bashful
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      11/5/56
      8.9
      Von Zell is dating a 28 year old woman, which evokes much analysis and criticism from George and Gracie. Also when Ronnie stays home instead of attending a dance, Gracie gets the impression it is due to his shyness, and comes up with a crazy scheme to help him.
    • Ronnie's Royalty Check
      Ronnie's Royalty Check
      Season 8 - Episode 31
      5/12/58
      8.9

      Gracie is certain that Ronnie will fritter away the profits from his album on a beautiful blonde.

    • Von Zell's Girl-Friend Between Trains
      5/4/53
      8.8
      Von Zell's college sweetheart is planning to drop by. He has given her the impression that he is married, and Gracie wants to help him appear so. At the same time, Harry Morton has been too much of a doormat to his business partner, Casey, and this relationship needs to be straightened out (by guess who?).moreless
    • George Sneezing; Gracie Thinks He's Insane
      10/23/52
      8.8
      Gracie thinks George has allergies after he practices sneezing for an upcoming show. After talking to a Doctor, she is convinced he needs shock treatments because he has gone insane.
    • The Burnses And Mortons Go To New York
      10/3/55
      8.8
      George, Gracie, the Mortons, and Harry Von Zell are travelling by train to New York City to take up residence in the St. Moritz Hotel. Famous atomic scientist Professor Eldridge is also on the train, traveling incognito. Von Zell has an idea to pair the professor with Gracie for an ironic publicity photo. But mixups occur as he and George try to determine which passenger is actually the professor.moreless
    • Gracie Tries to Get George in College
      3/22/54
      8.8
      Gracie is embarrassed that George is the only one she knows that hasn't gone to college and decides to enroll him in classes.
    • Morton Buys Iron Deer; Gracie Thinks George Needs Glasses
      Worried that he might get into an accident, Gracie calls an insurance agent for a new policy after she misunderstands a statement George made about not being able to see the Morton's new lawn ornament. This episode also features actor Larry Keating replacing Fred Clark in the role of Harry Morton.moreless
    • An Elephant Sits on Gracie's Fender
      4/5/54
      8.8

      An elephant has actually sat on the fender of Gracie's car, and everyone is having trouble believing her.

    • Gracie Goes to the 'Do It Yourself' Show
      10/11/54
      8.8
    • Gracie Plays Talent Scout for Imitator
      5/9/55
      8.8

      A young man wanting to get into show business pretends to be the Burns new grocery delivery boy. After performing some of his imitations for Gracie and Blanche, Gracie talks George into giving the boy a big break on their show.

    • Gracie Helps Mechanic With Girl Friend
      1/18/54
      8.8
      Mike Bruce, the Burns' car mechanic wants to marry his girlfriend Fran but she is only interested in actors. Gracie decides to try and help by pretending that she is unhappy being married to George.
    • The Publicity Marriage
      The Publicity Marriage
      Season 8 - Episode 27
      4/14/58
      8.8
    • Gracie and George Going to the Opera
      2/22/54
      8.8

      Vanderlip invites The Burns and Morton's to join him in their box at the opera but George refuses to go. Gracie and Blanche are devastated and try to figure out a way to trick George into going.

    • Skating Pearsons Come to Visit
      Skating Pearsons Come to Visit
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/27/52
      8.7
      Old Vaudeville friends Joe and Molly Pearson stop by for a visit and ask George and Gracie to babysit their son Joey Jr. Gracie calls a child guidance councilor to try to talk Joey out his desire to pursue a career in show business.
    • Going To Palm Springs
      Going To Palm Springs
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      1/28/57
      8.7
    • Gracie Helps Morton Get CPA Account
      10/12/53
      8.7
      Gracie tells a prospective client of Harry Morton's that he a carouser, thinking that the client is looking for a playboy to handle his business. After the client pulls the account he had just given Harry, it's up to Gracie to try to straighten out the mess she has created.
    • The Grammar School Dance
      The Grammar School Dance
      Season 8 - Episode 38
      9/8/58
      8.7
    • Auto License Bureau; George Becomes an Author
      11/1/54
      8.7
      Gracie tries to get her driver license renewed while George meets with a publisher about a book he is writing.
    • Gracie Has to Sell George's Car by Five O'Clock
      2/1/54
      8.7
      After a the fire inspector warns Gracie about some flammable materials stored near their car, she mistakenly thinks she needs to get rid of the car to avoid a fine.
    • George Invites Critics To Watch First Show Of Season
    • George and the Missing Five Dollars and Baby Pictures
      George's apparently compulsive behavior as he appears to be searching for a lost five dollar bill leads to trouble, as Gracie, the Mortons, and Von Zell all try to help him regain his sanity.
    • George and the Glendale Eagle Publicity Stunt
      1/10/55
      8.7
      Thanks to Gracie, George is scheduled to take part in a publicy stunt. To get out of it, George claims to have a sprained ankle.
    • Cigarette Girl; Georgie Jessel; Teddy Bear
      2/5/53
      8.7
      Gracie and Blanche are disturbed by their husbands' extracurricular activities: Harry has been playing poker late at night, and George went to Ciro's with Georgie Jessel, who bought a teddy bear for $50 from a cigarette girl.
    • George and Gracie Going to Rose-Marie Premiere
      12/14/53
      8.7
      Gracie and George get a limited amount of tickets to a movie premiere, and pledge them to too many friends.
    • Gracie and Cleaning Woman; Vanderlips
      4/27/53
      8.7
      Harry Morton asks George to talk to his friend Mr. Vanderlip, a banker that Harry want to secure a loan from. After the cleaning lady hears George mention the Vanderlips, she tells Gracie a story that Gracie misunderstands. Gracie confronts Mr. Vanderlip with the story getting Harry in trouble.
    • Gracie Consults Dr. Kirby's Problem Clinic
      5/16/55
      8.7

      Gracie runs into an old High School friend and tries to help her with a problem by consulting a TV doctor.

    • Surprise Birthday Party
      Surprise Birthday Party
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      11/8/51
      8.7
      It's Harry's birthday, and when the people at work call to tell Blanche about their plans for a surprise party, Gracie is at the house and she picks up the phone instead. Thinking Gracie is Blanche, the man on the phone, Charlie, tells Gracie that he is planning a surprise party for her husband. She thinks that the party is for George even though it is Harry's birthday. Meanwhile Harry thinks that everyone has forgotten about his birthday, and George can't figure out who would be throwing him a party.moreless
    • Locked Out
      Locked Out
      Season 8 - Episode 34
      6/2/58
      8.7
    • Gracie Consults Dr. Kirby's Problem Clinic
      4/25/55
      8.6

      Gracie runs into an old High School friend and tries to help her out by by consulting a TV doctor for a solution to a problem.

    • Gracie's Anniversary Present
      Gracie's Anniversary Present
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      12/28/53
      8.6
      Gracie and Blanche try to grill George to find out what he has gotten Gracie for their anniversary and end up thinking he is buying her a plane.
    • The Romance of Harry Morton and Countess Bragnni
      3/14/55
      8.6
      When Gracie finds out that a Countess that has been married many times is moving into neighborhood, she thinks the woman has intentions to take Harry away from Blanche.
    • Gracie Saves Blanche's Marriage
      Gracie Saves Blanche's Marriage
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/29/54
      8.6
      Blanche checks her weight on a scale that prints the results on a card. Embarrassed to learn that she's gained a few pounds, Blanche tries to hide the small printout. Gracie, confused by her friend's secretive behavior, concludes that Blanche is having an affair.
    • Hypnotizing Gracie
      Hypnotizing Gracie
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      2/24/58
      8.6
    • George Lectures at UCLA
      George Lectures at UCLA
      Season 3 - Episode 32
      5/11/53
      8.6
      George gets invited to lecture about TV at UCLA. When George finds out the neighbors are laughing about it, he loses his confidence and decides to decline the invitation. When Gracie finds out, she tries to build him back up.
    • How To Wrap A Mink
      How To Wrap A Mink
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      12/23/57
      8.6
      Ronnie is working at the Wilshire Dept. Store as a wrapper, Harry Morton and George are planning cheap gifts for their wives for Christmas, and Harry Von Zell has an old racoon coat. These circumstances, plus Gracie and Blanche's desire for mink, sustain this lively episode.
    • Uncle Clyde Comes to Visit; Renting Room
      1/1/53
      8.5
      Gracie's freeloading uncle comes for an extended visit.
    • Blanche's Mother Arrives
      Blanche's Mother Arrives
      Season 7 - Episode 36
      6/3/57
      8.5
      Blanche's mother comes to visit, amid some turbulence in the Morton household due to Harry's cancelled business trip. Gracie initiates another identity mixup, this time between Natalie (Blanche's mother) and Marie, a French exchange student at Ronnie's college.
    • Too Many Fathers
      Too Many Fathers
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      1/27/58
      8.5
      Jerry Gilbert has given his girlfriend, Sandy, the impression that the Burns' house belongs to his parents, and Gracie decides to further the charade by posing as his mother. But who will play his father? Could it be George, or Von Zell, or Harry Morton perhaps?
    • Burnses and Mortons Going to Hear Antonelli Concert
      George thinks he's come up with the perfect plan to get out of attending a concert. He gives Gracie a jigsaw puzzle and hopes she'll be too distracted to remember the concert's starting time.
    • Columbia Pictures Doing Burns and Allen Story
      3/29/54
      8.5
      Columbia is doing the Burns and Allen story and everybody wants to get into the act.
    • George and Harry Morton Mad at Each Other
      11/2/53
      8.5
      After overhearing half of a conversation, Gracie thinks George and Harry Morton are fighting and tried to patch things up between them but her actions only make things worse.
    • Gracie on a Train; Murder
      Gracie on a Train; Murder
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      2/12/53
      8.5
      Harry Morton gets into trouble with the police as a result of Gracie's mistaken notion that a man she met on a train is planning to kill his wife.
    • Gracie Buying a Ranch for George
      Gracie Buying a Ranch for George
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      3/12/53
      8.5
      Gracie believes that George wants to buy a ranch. Harry Morton and his partner Casey want to be the ones to sell it to him. But George does not really want to buy a ranch, and, perhaps ill-advisedly, relies on Harry Von Zell to help him get out of it.
    • A Pain In The Back
      A Pain In The Back
      Season 7 - Episode 39
      6/24/57
      8.4
      George feigns a bad back in order to avoid going fishing with Harry Morton, despite Gracie and Blanche's plan to get the two husbands to become friends. Meanwhile, Ronnie and Ralph are contemplating going to a Calypso party.
    • Burlesk
      Burlesk
      Season 6 - Episode 29
      4/16/56
      8.4
      George is in trouble for supposedly influencing Jim Boardman to get a job in a burlesque show.
    • Gracie Gives a Swamp Party
      Gracie Gives a Swamp Party
      Season 3 - Episode 21
      2/26/53
      8.4
      Gracie has a very "entertaining" way of helping Harry Morton in his real estate business.
    • George Trying to Keep Doctor's Appointment
      11/8/54
      8.4
      George has a physical for a new insurance policy and asks Gracie to keep things quiet around the house so he can get some rest. Gracie tries to make the house as quiet as she can think of which keeps George from getting any relaxation at all.
    • Gracie And The Jury
      Gracie And The Jury
      Season 8 - Episode 29
      4/28/58
      8.4
      Gracie creates mayhem as a juror on a counterfeiting case. She confounds the judge and her fellow jurors with her usual antics, and her mishandling of the evidence ultimately gets Harry Von Zell into big trouble.
    • Gracie Buys Old Movie to Sell to Television
      7/12/54
      8.4
      An astrologist gives Gracie advice that today is going to be a good day for George to make a business deal. When she runs into a salesman that George had already turned down, she offers to make the purchase which sends Von Zell and Morton scrambling to try to get in on it.moreless
    • Jane (Wardrobe Woman) and her Problem
      12/21/53
      8.4
      Gracie thinks Jane and her husband are getting divorced and tries to help save their marriage.
    • Questions And Answers
      Questions And Answers
      Season 6 - Episode 37
      6/11/56
      8.4
      In order to become a member of the Ladies of Oyster Bay, Gracie must be quizzed on her knowledge of literature by a committee of members. Mrs Sohmers comes up with a surprising plan to help her, but complications arise.
    • Gracie Thinks She's Not Married to George
      1/22/53
      8.4
      Gracie has acquired the crazy notion that she and George were never legally married. Jack Benny, a witness to their marriage, visits the Burns household in an attempt to straighten Gracie out.
    • Ronnie Makes A Record
      Ronnie Makes A Record
      Season 8 - Episode 30
      5/5/58
      8.4
    • Gracie Thinks Bob Cummings Is in Love with Her
      12/27/54
      8.4
      Actor Robert Cummings stops at the Burns' home to pick up George for a round of golf, and makes a remark, in jest, to Gracie. True to form, Gracie takes the actor seriously and immediately goes into action.
    • Gracie Gives Wedding in Payment of a Favor
      10/18/54
      8.4
      Gracie gives a wedding a for the daughter of a friend who once did her a favor and everyone tries to guess what kind of favor it was to deserve such a lavish wedding.
    • Gracie Becomes a Portrait Artist After Museum Visit
      Gracie wants to help George learn about art, so she visits a museum and gains enough knowledge to get mixed up about the subject.
    • The Fortune Teller
      The Fortune Teller
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      2/11/57
      8.3
      Gracie's misunderstanding of a tea leaf reading gives her the impression that George has come into a fortune. She acts on this "knowledge" by presenting Ronnie with an extravagant gift.
    • The Plumber's Friend
      The Plumber's Friend
      Season 7 - Episode 25
      3/18/57
      8.3
      Gracie plays hostess to plumber Mr Jansen's four daughters, Jean, Joan, June and Joy while he travels to San Diego to meet an eligible widow. This causes a bit of trouble for Ronnie, who is already having problems with his girfriend, Kathy, due to her jealousy.
    • George Needs Glasses
      George Needs Glasses
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      2/13/56
      8.3
      Gracie mistakenly believes that George's vision is failing. When he is reluctant to have eyeglasses prescribed for him, she consults an eye doctor. He suggests that George might be worried about his appearence, so Gracie comes up with a ridiculous plan to make George see that wearing glasses is in style.moreless
    • Misunderstanding Over Buying Mountain Cabin
      4/6/53
      8.3
      Problems arise when Harry Von Zell decides to buy a cabin from a real estate agent who is a competitor to Harry Morton, and Gracie gets the wrong impression that George is the one buying the cabin.
    • The Plumber's Union
      The Plumber's Union
      Season 7 - Episode 29
      4/15/57
      8.3
      Gracie tries to help Mr Jansen find a wife by placing a personal ad. She misrepresents his age by about fifteen years, and this brings about some confusion.
    • Gracie Believes George Has a Criminal Record
      6/6/55
      8.3
      Danny Goodman, an old vaudeville partner of George's, comes to visit. Trouble starts when they decide to dress in prison outfits and reprise their "jailbird" song and dance routine.
    • Filmed Show #33
      Filmed Show #33
      Season 3 - Episode 33
      5/18/53
      8.3
      When Harry Morton is busy playing cards at the office and doesn't show up for lunch, Blanche jokes that he was kidnapped. Gracie believes this and reports it. Later an investigator spots Harry with Blanche and tells Gracie who thinks Harry is cheating on Blanche.
    • Gracie Gets an Extension Visa for Jeanette Duval
      6/13/55
      8.3
      Gracie gets Harry Von Zell in big trouble when she tries to help a lovely French young woman with immigration problems.
    • Summer School
      Summer School
      Season 8 - Episode 37
      6/23/58
      8.3
    • Live Show #14
      Live Show #14
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      3/29/51
      8.3
      Gracie witnesses an car accident that involves gangster Johnny Velvet. Velvet and his attorney try to intimidate Gracie into testifying in his favor.
    • Live Show #39
      Live Show #39
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      3/13/52
      8.3
      When Gracie misplaces her engagement ring, George decides to teach her a lesson.
    • High Blood Pressure
      High Blood Pressure
      Season 8 - Episode 25
      3/24/58
      8.3
      A very frustrating episode for George: first, he has a lot of trouble getting out of the house to play golf, and then Gracie decides to use him in a scheme to help Mr Jansen the plumber pass a physical exam.
    • The Property Tax Assessor
      The Property Tax Assessor
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      11/9/50
      8.3
      Gracie finds a dent in the fender of the car. To keep George from noticing, she tries to convince George that the Burnses and Mortons should walk to a football game rather than drive.
    • Ronnie Goes Into The Army
      Ronnie Goes Into The Army
      Season 8 - Episode 33
      5/26/58
      8.2
    • George Teaches Gracie Not to Be Careless
      10/26/53
      8.2
      Gracie (mistakenly, of course) gets the notion that Blanche is a kleptomaniac and wreaks havoc by trying to cover up for her.
    • Live Show #29
      Live Show #29
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/25/51
      8.2
      Football game tickets bring about complications for the Burnses and Mortons.
    • Filmed Show #143
      Filmed Show #143
      Season 5 - Episode 39
      6/27/55
      8.2
    • Live Show #52
      Live Show #52
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      9/25/52
      8.2
    • Live Show #20
      Live Show #20
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      6/21/51
      8.2
      Harry Morton would rather go fishing than visit Blanche's mother.
    • Blanche Secretly Buys a Fur Stole
      Blanche Secretly Buys a Fur Stole
      Season 3 - Episode 28
      4/13/53
      8.2
      Lots of mixups, in both plot and dialogue, as Gracie mistakenly reports to the police that Blanche's new fur stole has been stolen.
    • The Night Out
      The Night Out
      Season 6 - Episode 36
      6/4/56
      8.2
      George gets locked in a steam room overnight. Harry Von Zell has borrowed George's overcoat to wear on a date with a young woman and leaves it at the Stork Club. These two circumstances result in a big misunderstanding between George and Gracie.
    • The Ring
      The Ring
      Season 7 - Episode 24
      3/11/57
      8.2
      In this episode, we meet Mr Jansen the plumber, who comes to retrieve Gracie's lost engagement ring. But the ring is not where he expects it to be. George attempts to have some fun by telling lonely Mr Jansen that Blanche is an eligible widow, but the results are not what George envisioned.moreless
    • Gracie Giving Party for Atomic Scientist
      10/16/52
      8.2
      Gracie throws an elaborate dinner party for a French physicist.
    • George's Mother-in-Law Trouble
      George's Mother-in-Law Trouble
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      1/3/55
      8.2
      George dreads the upcoming visit of his mother-in-law.
    • Gracies Old Boyfriend, Dan Conroy, Comes to Town
      3/15/54
      8.1
      Gracie's former boyfriend, a star athlete and basketball coach, comes to visit.
    • The Week In New York
      The Week In New York
      Season 8 - Episode 35
      6/9/58
      8.1
    • One Little Fight
      One Little Fight
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      11/18/57
      8.1
      Ronnie accuses his best friend Ralph of trying to steal his girlfriend Bonnie Sue. Gracie tries to patch thing up between the three of them.
    • Gracie Buying a Boat for George
      Gracie Buying a Boat for George
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/30/52
      8.1
      Gracie thinks George is working too hard and needs a hobby so she decides to surprise him with a boat that he can relax on.
    • Gracie Pretends to Be College Boy's Mother
      3/30/53
      8.1
      When Ronnie, the college boy who does the Burns yard work, tells his girlfriend that he lives at the Burns house after she see him working there, Gracie pretends to be his mother so he won't be caught in a lie.
    • Gracie & Blanch Hire Two Gigolos To Take Them out
      11/13/52
      8.1
      Gracie and Blanche hire escorts to take them out when their husbands won't go out.
    • Filmed Show #38
      Filmed Show #38
      Season 3 - Episode 38
      8/3/53
      8.1
      Gracie has witnessed a bank robbery, and is scheduled as a witness against gangster Johnny Velvet. George is expecting to sing at a dinner for Ronald Reagan, but the guest list is dwindling.
    • The Marital Mix-Up
      The Marital Mix-Up
      Season 7 - Episode 38
      6/17/57
      8.1
    • Live Show #37
      Live Show #37
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      2/14/52
      8.1
    • George Reading Play to Be Done in London
      1/11/54
      8.1
      Gracie and Blanche try to make Harry Morton jealous. When George tells him of the plan Harry decides to turn the tables on them but mistakes George's visitor from England as the man who he thinks Blanche is trying to flirt with.
    • Invitation To The Party
      Invitation To The Party
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      12/30/57
      8.1
      A mis-delivered party invitation creates a sensitive situation as Gracie attempts to mitigate the problem and enhance Blanche's popularity.
    • A Visit From Charles Vidor
      A Visit From Charles Vidor
      Season 8 - Episode 32
      5/19/58
      8.1
    • The Beverly Hills Uplift Society
      The Beverly Hills Uplift Society
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/11/51
      8.1
      Gracie and her Uplifters Society are locked out of their clubhouse because Gracie forgot to pay the rent.
    • The Exchange Student
      The Exchange Student
      Season 8 - Episode 39
      9/15/58
      8.0
      A suave French exchange student causes trouble while staying at the Burns' home.
    • Teenage Girl Spends the Weekend
      Teenage Girl Spends the Weekend
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      4/26/51
      8.0
      Emily Vanderlip stays with the Burnses while her parents are out of town and Gracie tries to help her with her schoolwork.
    • Dolores De Marco; George's Ex- Vaudeville Partner
      4/12/54
      8.0
      George tries to get his old partners daughter a job in show business but when the girl shows up with the same name as her mother, Gracie thinks the beautiful young girl is actually George's ex-partner and gets jealous thinking that George might leave her.
    • Live Show #44
      Live Show #44
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      5/22/52
      8.0
      Mamie Kelly and her obnoxious kids again park their trailer in George and Gracie's driveway and cause lots of trouble as they obstruct George's endeavor to write a speech.
    • Harry Morton's Cocktail Party
      Harry Morton's Cocktail Party
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/31/55
      8.0

      Harry Morton invites an important executive to a cocktail party and the man turns out to be someone that Blanche assaulted earlier in the day.

    • Ronnie Meets Sabrina
      Ronnie Meets Sabrina
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/17/55
      8.0

      Harry Von Zell dates a woman who wants to get into show business. When she meets Ronnie she turns her sights on him hoping to get to George through him to get her big break.

    • Divorce Attorney
      Divorce Attorney
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      6/5/52
      7.9
      A prediction from a phoney swami results in Gracie engaging an attorney to divorce George.
    • Live Show #41
      Live Show #41
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      4/10/52
      7.9
      George and Gracie recall the good old days of vaudeville to a producer who's making a documentary on the subject.
    • Live Show #36
      Live Show #36
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      1/31/52
      7.9
      George and Harry have some trouble when the Vanderlips are invited over to the Burns home for dinner.
    • Gracie Adopts Great Dane Dog
      Gracie Adopts Great Dane Dog
      Season 5 - Episode 26
      3/28/55
      7.9
      Gracie tries to help Joey Bagley by concealing his dog; meanwhile, George is under the mistaken impression that Gracie's Uncle Harvey is visiting.
    • The Switchboard Operators
      The Switchboard Operators
      Season 6 - Episode 40
      9/24/56
      7.9
      In an effort to keep Harry Morton from accepting a new position which would involve extensive travel, Gracie and Blanche take over the hotel switchboard.
    • Ronnie's Boat
      Ronnie's Boat
      Season 7 - Episode 33
      5/13/57
      7.9
    • Ronnie's Elopement
      Ronnie's Elopement
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      12/12/55
      7.8
      Gracie thinks Ronnie is planning to elope with a beautiful salesgirl.
    • Politeness Never Pays
      Politeness Never Pays
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      1/30/56
      7.8

      When Gracie and Blanche decide that George and Harry are not polite enough to them, Gracie decides to hire a gigolo to teach them how to treat women. When Harry Morton's father shows up for a visit, Gracie mistakes him for the gigolo.

    • The Kleebob Card Game
      The Kleebob Card Game
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      10/12/50
      7.8
      In the opening episode, Gracie and Blanche want to go to the movies and George and Harry want to go to the fights. George tries to trick Gracie with a made-up card game called "Kleebob".
    • Pete and Pete - Gracie's Cousins
      Pete and Pete - Gracie's Cousins
      Season 3 - Episode 35
      7/13/53
      7.8
    • Live Show #48
      Live Show #48
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      7/17/52
      7.8
      Gracie tells a record company exec she's married to a famous singer and promises to bring him in. In Gracie's mind, George IS a famous singer.
    • Live Show #22
      Live Show #22
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      7/19/51
      7.8
      Gangster Silky Thompson wants to move into George and Gracies's neighborhood.
    • Live Show #25
      Live Show #25
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      8/30/51
      7.8
      Harry Morton has a real-estate client who sells appliances. Harry tells Gracie that she can order things through him wholesale. George makes her take the appliances back, so she buys the same items-retail.
    • Live Show #21
      Live Show #21
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      7/5/51
      7.8
      George thinks that he and Gracie have been spending too much time with the Mortons.
    • Live Show #23
      Live Show #23
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      8/2/51
      7.8
      Gracie and Blanche read a diet book. They invite the author to speak at the meeting of their club, the Beverly Hills Uplifters Society. Gracie and Blanche are so inspired by the speech that they serve their husbands nothing but vegetables.
    • Misery Loves Company
      Misery Loves Company
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      12/9/57
      7.8
      Ralph's girlfriend, Imogene, has deserted him and he is down in the dumps. Gracie feels compelled to help make him feel better by demonstrating to him that everyone else feels as miserable as he does.
    • A Box Of Cigars
      A Box Of Cigars
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      12/2/57
      7.8
      Ralph's girlfriend, Imogene, is a candidate for homecoming queen, and he and Ronnie are campaigning for her. Gracie suggests that they hand out cigars to potential supporters, and gets Von Zell involved in a scheme to appropriate George's new box of cigars for this purpose.
    • Gracie Gets George in the Army
      Gracie Gets George in the Army
      Season 3 - Episode 24
      3/19/53
      7.7
      Gracie has the idea that joining the Army will be good for George, and enlists him. George is not worried, because a doctor is coming to the house to examine him and he knows he will fail the physical. At the same time, Harry Morton is applying for life insurance and also must be examined by a doctor. Let's hope there is no mixup.moreless
    • Space Patrol Kids Visit
      Space Patrol Kids Visit
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      8/16/51
      7.7
      Mamie Kelly and her three children park their trailer in the Burns backyard. George tries to get them to leave after the kids shoot their BB guns, breaking a window and leave their skates where George can trip on them.
    • The Income Tax Man
      The Income Tax Man
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      3/1/51
      7.7
      The income tax man gets frustrated trying to understand Gracie's tax deductions.
    • Live Show #32
      Live Show #32
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      12/6/51
      7.7
      The Uplifters society is having a concert and Gracie and Blanche want new dresses.
    • Live Show #18
      Live Show #18
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      5/24/51
      7.7
      The Vanderlips plan a costume party. To get ideas on costumes, Gracie goes to a travel agency to look at the photos in the brochures.
    • Live Show #34
      Live Show #34
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      1/3/52
      7.7
      Gracie has a storeroom built so she can store canned fruits and vegetables. When the project gets out of hand, George hires someone to pretend he's a building inspector to tell her she doesn't have a permit and will have to tear the storeroom down.
    • Filmed Show #144
      Filmed Show #144
      Season 5 - Episode 40
      7/4/55
      7.7
    • Live Show #15
      Live Show #15
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      4/12/51
      7.7
      George is sick. People keep bringing him food to help him gain strength and recover.
    • Live Show #10
      Live Show #10
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      2/1/51
      7.7
      Gracie finds a stray St. Bernard dog so she brings him home. She tries to teach him tricks, such as how to fetch George's golf clubs which displeases George.
    • Live Show #9
      Live Show #9
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      1/18/51
      7.7
      George and Harry Morton want to go duck hunting, but Gracie and Blanche want to go to Palm Springs.
    • Gracie Wants the House Painted
      Gracie Wants the House Painted
      Season 5 - Episode 31
      5/2/55
      7.7
      Gracie would like to have the house painted coral, but George wants it to stay white. Once again, Von Zell and the Mortons get involved in a confusing situation, along with some befuddled house painters.
    • The Stolen Plants
      The Stolen Plants
      Season 6 - Episode 24
      3/12/56
      7.7

      Gracie takes some flower bulbs from Central Park and when she tells Harry Morton where she got them he tells her that what she has done is illegal and she decides to turn herself in to the police.

    • Ronnie's Twenty-One
      Ronnie's Twenty-One
      Season 7 - Episode 40
      7/1/57
      7.6
    • The Accident
      The Accident
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      2/10/58
      7.6
      Harry Morton's safety record is in jeopardy as he collides with another car while driving with Gracie as a passenger. Complications arise when the driver of the other car is a young lady who attracts the interest of Ronnie.
    • George and the 14-Karat Gold Trombone
      3/7/55
      7.6
      A trombone entrusted to George causes a lot of trouble for the two Harrys.
    • Live Show #42
      Live Show #42
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      4/24/52
      7.6
      A feud between George and Jack Benny is the result of Jack stealing one of George's jokes.
    • Live Show #47
      Live Show #47
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      7/3/52
      7.6
      Gracie has to renew her drivers license.
    • Filmed Show #40
      Filmed Show #40
      Season 3 - Episode 40
      8/17/53
      7.6
    • Live Show #51
      Live Show #51
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      8/28/52
      7.6
    • Live Show #13
      Live Show #13
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      3/15/51
      7.6
      The Vanderlips are having a dinner party, but have not invited Blanche and Harry.
    • Live Show #17
      Live Show #17
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      5/10/51
      7.6
      Harry Morton sells a lot in the neighborhood to some out-of-state people.
    • The Stolen Car
      The Stolen Car
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      1/6/58
      7.6
      Ronnie is attempting to become a reporter on the college paper, but needs to come up with a sensational story. Brian McAfee has just been given a new Lincoln, and Gracie has some ideas about using the car to help Ronnie get a scoop.
    • Harry's Homecoming
      Harry's Homecoming
      Season 7 - Episode 30
      4/22/57
      7.6
      Gracie and Blanche feel that their husbands are not romantic enough. Harry comes home a day early from his business trip and George instigates a crazy impersonation scheme involving Harry and Blanche.
    • The Termites
      The Termites
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      2/25/57
      7.6
      Gracie wants to have the bedroom redecorated without George's knowledge, but runs into some difficulty getting George out of the house for the required two days. Ralph comes up with a novel solution.
    • Frozen Passion
      Frozen Passion
      Season 8 - Episode 24
      3/17/58
      7.5
      George discusses the production of a movie with producer Jack Bradley. Gracie attempts to cast family and friends in the movie. Things get more complicated as Harry Morton's father pays a visit.
    • Gracie Takes Spanish Lessons
      Gracie Takes Spanish Lessons
      Season 3 - Episode 29
      4/20/53
      7.5
      Spanish lessons for Gracie and Blanche lead to George getting into some very unexpected trouble.
    • Uncle Harvey's Invention
      Uncle Harvey's Invention
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      1/4/54
      7.5
      Gracie receives some miracle plant food that her Uncle has invented. When George changes out some flowers in the house, Gracie and Blanche think the food really works and want George and Harry Morton to invest in the invention.
    • Filmed Show #84
      Filmed Show #84
      Season 4 - Episode 32
      5/10/54
      7.5
    • A Weekend On Long Island
      A Weekend On Long Island
      Season 6 - Episode 26
      3/26/56
      7.5

      Gracie invites herself to a party at an exclusive socialites house on Long Island that the Morton's are attending.

    • The Newlyweds
      The Newlyweds
      Season 6 - Episode 27
      4/2/56
      7.5
    • Filmed Show #61
      Filmed Show #61
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/30/53
      7.5
    • Live Show #11
      Live Show #11
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      2/15/51
      7.5
      When Blanche discovers that Harry has been holding out money from his paycheck to go to the racetrack, she leaves him and stays with the Burnses.
    • Christmas In Jail
      Christmas In Jail
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      12/24/56
      7.5
      In flashback mode, George tells the story of how he became incarcerated on Christmas Eve. The issue of Christmas gifts has once again seriously complicated George's life.
    • With Or Without Glasses
      With Or Without Glasses
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      11/25/57
      7.5
      Three weeks ago, Gracie persuaded Alfred Kramer to stop wearing his glasses. Now, she must do the reverse, so that Alfred can bring his grades up to par.
    • Ronnie's Fan Club
      Ronnie's Fan Club
      Season 8 - Episode 23
      3/10/58
      7.4
      The story revolves around ten year old Edie Westrope, who is the president and only member of her own Ronnie Burns fan club. And, by the way, she happens to have a gorgeous older sister.
    • Live Show #26
      Live Show #26
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      9/13/51
      7.4
      To repay Mrs. Nelson for a tremendous favor she once did for her, Gracie holds a wedding at their home for Mrs. Nelson's daughter.
    • Live Show #7
      Live Show #7
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      12/28/50
      7.4
      Before the Mortons and Burnses go to a party, Gracie hires an Arthur Murray dance instructor to teach George and Harry how to dance. The boys beg off, citing "old football injuries" until they see the beautiful female dance instructor who will conduct the lesson.
    • Live Show #38
      Live Show #38
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      2/28/52
      7.4
      George and Gracie are taking a trip to Jack Benny's Palm Springs home. Blanche wants to go, but Harry says no. Blanche doesn't accept "no" for an answer.
    • The Interview
      The Interview
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      10/22/56
      7.4
      Two separate plots in this episode: George is interviewed by a bewildered TV Guide writer and Mrs Sohmers, on a visit to Beverly Hills, wants to meet her favorite actor, Francis X. Bushman.
    • An English Tea
      An English Tea
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      10/21/57
      7.4
      Gracie tries to impress the mother of Ronnie's English girlfriend by renting copies of old masters paintings to decorate the house and arranging for Harry Morton to impersonate George.
    • Appearances Are Deceiving
      Appearances Are Deceiving
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      1/2/56
      7.3
      The "Puritanical" father of one of Ronnie's girlfriends witnesses them rehearsing a scene from a play and gets the wrong impression. Gracie and Blanche straighten everything out, with a scheme which accidentally involves Harry Morton.
    • Live Show #43
      Live Show #43
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      5/8/52
      7.3
    • Live Show #19
      Live Show #19
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      6/7/51
      7.3
      Gracie's old school friend Mamie Kelly visits the Burnses...for much longer than they'd hoped.
    • No Seats for Friar's Club Dinner
      No Seats for Friar's Club Dinner
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      1/17/55
      7.3
      The Friar's Club testimonial dinner for George and Gracie is sold out, but Gracie is intent on figuring out a way to get the Mortons and the Bagleys in.
    • Ronnie Quits College Because His Father Goes Broke
      12/17/56
      7.3
      Gracie thinks she can prevent Ronnie from quitting college by demonstrating to him that George has suffered financially by not having a college education. With the help of Harry Von Zell, she fabricates a sensational story that has the Mortons and Mrs. Sohmers in an uproar.
    • The Indian Potentate
      The Indian Potentate
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      2/20/56
      7.3
      An Indian Maharajah and his "retinue" have checked into the St. Moritz Hotel, and Gracie and Blanche cannot contain their curiosity about him and his wealth.
    • Gracie Pawns Her Ring
      Gracie Pawns Her Ring
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      12/26/55
      7.3
      Ronnie's friend, Jim Boardman, has written a bad play and the boys petition George to finance it. Gracie decides to help them get the money.
    • Gracie's Checking Account
      Gracie's Checking Account
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      12/7/50
      7.3
      Gracie returns George's Xmas gifts before he has seen them because he always exchanges them anyway. The banker, Mr. Vanderlip has a talk with the Burnses about Gracie's odd check writing system.
    • Live Show #27
      Live Show #27
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/27/51
      7.3
      Blanche has bad dreams but is afraid to go to a psychiatrist, so Gracie comes up with a plan to help her.
    • Night of Vaudeville
      Night of Vaudeville
      Season 6 - Episode 28
      4/9/56
      7.3
    • Gracie Gives a Baby Shower for Virginia Beasley
      10/25/54
      7.2
      When Gracie finds out that their postman's daughter Virginia is having a baby, she decides to have a shower for her.
    • Live Show #6
      Live Show #6
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      12/21/50
      7.2
      At Christmas, Gracie tells about the Christmases she had as a child.
    • Live Show #35
      Live Show #35
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      1/17/52
      7.2
      Blanche enters the race for the presidency of the Beverly Hills Uplifters.
    • McAfee And The Manicurist
      McAfee And The Manicurist
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      1/20/58
      7.2
      Mr McAfee has become infatuated with a manicurist. Bonnie Sue, believing the woman is only after her father for his money, consults Gracie for advice. Harry Von Zell once again gets involved, and this time he really gets into trouble due to George's meddling with the plan.
    • The Musical Version
      The Musical Version
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      11/7/55
      7.1
      George is excited as plans for his book to be made into a Broadway musical materialize. This episode contains some nice music and even has some dancing by George and Gracie.
    • Live Show #2
      Live Show #2
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      10/26/50
      7.1
      After going to an art museum, Gracie believes she can become a great artist. She begins her art career by painting a portrait of George.
    • Live Show #50
      Live Show #50
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      8/14/52
      7.1
    • Live Show #33
      Live Show #33
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      12/20/51
      7.1
      George and Gracie's second Christmas show. Mamie Kelly and her children join the Burnses for the holidays. George dresses up like Santa for the children and Gracie tells the children the story of "A Christmas Carol."
    • Live Show #46
      Live Show #46
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      6/19/52
      7.1
    • Live Show #31
      Live Show #31
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      11/22/51
      7.1
      Gracie is hostessing a Thanksgiving dinner party for some friends, including Harry Morton's business partner, Casey. Casey's new wife's name is Linda Lee, which is also the name of a horse that Casey is betting on. When Blanche tells Gracie that Linda Lee is a horse, Gracie thinks she's insulting Casey's wife.moreless
    • Live Show #40
      Live Show #40
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      3/27/52
      7.1
    • The General
      The General
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      9/30/57
      7.1
      George is planning to follow the current trend in TV and do the show as a western, but, as often happens, the distinction between the show and reality is blurred, and somehow we wind up with a plot which focuses on guest star Douglas Dumbrille's portrayal of a stern army general who wants his son to go to West Point rather than to get married.moreless
    • Changing Names
      Changing Names
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/24/55
      7.1

      Ronnie changes his name to Cobb Cochran so he is no longer mistaken with the Burns comedy act. When Gracie hears the news, she decides to change her name as well.

    • Live Show #49
      Live Show #49
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      7/31/52
      7.0
    • Return To California
      Return To California
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      10/1/56
      7.0
    • The Paris Creation
      The Paris Creation
      Season 6 - Episode 32
      5/7/56
      6.9
      Gracie needs a slight alteration to a designer dress she bought. George insists that she take it to the designer to have it fixed, not realizing that the designer is in Paris.
    • Gracie Helps Lola
      Gracie Helps Lola
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/21/55
      6.9
      Lola the waitress is having trouble getting her cab driver boyfriend to propose marriage. Ronnie's drama teacher is coming to the hotel to meet George and Gracie. These two storylines collide as Gracie does some impromptu waitressing at Rumplemeyers.
    • Harry Morton's Private Secretary
      Harry Morton's Private Secretary
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      11/23/50
      6.8
      When Harry Morton hires a new secretary, Blanch and Gracie suspect that he has hired a beautiful girl.
    • The African Hunter
      The African Hunter
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      11/11/57
      6.7
    • Ronnie Gets a Movie Role
      Ronnie Gets a Movie Role
      Season 7 - Episode 28
      4/8/57
      6.7
    • Gracie Having George's Portrait Painted
      11/6/52
      6.6

      Gracie hires an artist to paint a portrait of George. But the painter is confounded when Gracie explains that she wants to give the portrait to George as a surprise gift.

    • Cyrano De Bergerac
      Cyrano De Bergerac
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      3/5/56
      6.6
      Ronnie is practicing the role of Cyrano, but has trouble coming to grips with a lack of self esteem resulting from comparing his own performance with a recording of the master Cyrano portrayer, Jose Ferrer. Von Zell comes up with a novel solution, which hinges on George's acting ability.
    • Going To Houston
      Going To Houston
      Season 7 - Episode 26
      3/25/57
      6.6
      Gracie meets Brian McAfee in this episode, and attempts to convince his father that Brian should stay in college.
    • The Girl Behind The Perfume Counter
      12/10/56
      6.6
      Gracie mistakenly believes that Ronnie is dating an older woman, and constructs one of her off-beat strategies to amend the situation.
    • The Star Maker
      The Star Maker
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      11/4/57
      6.6
      Gracie gets a really convoluted idea to help Brian McAfee pass a difficult exam: she tries to get Brian's bright classmate, Alfred Kramer, to change his name to Brian McAfee before the exam is given. This way "Brian McAfee" will excell. Gracie comes up with a very unusual plan to get Alfred to change his name.moreless
    • The Wading Pool At Acapulco
      The Wading Pool At Acapulco
      Season 7 - Episode 37
      6/10/57
      6.5
      Ronnie and Ralph have a potential job as lifeguards at an Acapulco hotel. Gracie wants George to go to Acapulco also, but he is not interested, and has to find a way to get out of it.
    • Live Show #8
      Live Show #8
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      1/4/51
      6.5
      Looking at the calendar, Gracie finds that a date has been circled. But why?
    • The Initiation
      The Initiation
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      10/29/56
      6.4
      Mrs. Sohmers is staying with the Mortons while she looks for a house to buy in Pasadena. She specifically wants to avoid living too close to Gracie. Concurrently, Ronnie is undergoing a fraternity initiation which requires him to say and do the opposite of what anyone would expect.
    • Sampter Clayton Ballet
      Sampter Clayton Ballet
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/20/52
      6.2
      Culture enters the Burns household as Gracie tries to get George to sponsor a ballet company. Some interesting mixups occur, and the episode ends with George and Gracie doing a dance number without music.
    • Ronnie Gets An Agent
      Ronnie Gets An Agent
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      1/23/56
      6.2
      Ethically-challenged agent Jack Devlin attempts to lure Ronnie into signing with him, with the hope of landing jobs for his clients on the Burns and Allen Show.
    • The Magic Act
      The Magic Act
      Season 6 - Episode 31
      4/30/56
      6.2
      Ronnie has been offered a contract for a part in a movie. Gracie mistakenly believes that the offer is for George. She decides that she must get a job to make George feel better about doing the movie without her.
    • Gracie And The Bullfighter
      Gracie And The Bullfighter
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      1/7/56
      6.2
    • The Right People
      The Right People
      Season 6 - Episode 30
      4/23/56
      6.2
      Mrs. Sohmers shows her snobbishness as she objects to a possible marriage between Ronnie and her daughter, Pat. Meanwhile, Gracie suddenly rises in social status when she befriends prominent horse breeder Alfred Tyler Griffin.
    • Back From Paris
      Back From Paris
      Season 6 - Episode 33
      5/14/56
      6.1
      Behind George's back, Gracie concocts plans to bring twenty four of designer Broussard's dresses from Paris to sell in New York.
    • Anniversary Party
      Anniversary Party
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      11/28/55
      6.0
      George and Gracie throw a party to celebrate their anniversary but Gracie's meddling causes the guests to get mad at each other and everyone cancels.
    • The Texan Italian
      The Texan Italian
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      10/14/57
      5.9
      Gracie attempts to make over Bonnie Sue McAfee into an Italian actress in an effort to advance her movie career.
    • The Japanese Texan
      The Japanese Texan
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      2/17/58
      5.8
      Gracie and George plan to celebrate their "tenth" (but no one knows exactly what tenth it is), and Bonnie Sue demonstrates her acting prowess as she attempts to land a part as a Japanese girl in one of producer Walter Sinclair's movies.
    • The English Playwright
      The English Playwright
      Season 6 - Episode 25
      3/19/56
      5.8
      A famous playwright happens to be staying at the St. Moritz Hotel. Ronnie would love to get a part in his current production, and Gracie tries to help in her typically illogical way.
    • Filmed Show #36
      Filmed Show #36
      Season 3 - Episode 36
      7/20/53
      5.8
      Some amusement results when Gracie finds a telegram from 1923. In it, George is asked to do a Broadway show, but without his partner. Gracie does not notice the date on the telegram, and tries to figure out a way to make George feel free to do the show without her.moreless
    • The Home Graduation
      The Home Graduation
      Season 7 - Episode 35
      5/27/57
      5.7
      It looks like Brian McAfee once again is not going to graduate, and this may be his last chance. Gracie gets an idea for helping Brian when she listens to Harry Morton's story of how he was awarded his Dartmouth diploma in absentia.
    • The Shakespearean Paper
      The Shakespearean Paper
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      10/8/56
      5.7
      Ronnie has an assignment to write a paper on his favorite Shakespearean play. Unfortunately, Harry Von Zell inspires Gracie to meddle, and the results are disastrous for Ronnie.
    • Let's Dance
      Let's Dance
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      1/9/56
      5.5
      Ronnie's drama school is having a dance, and Gracie wants to help out. Von Zell tells Gracie that any man in the hotel would like to go with Marie, the cigarette counter sales girl. This bit of information proves dangerous, as Gracie concocts a crazy scheme to sell tickets.
    • George Becomes a Dictator
      George Becomes a Dictator
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/5/55
      5.4
      Everyone gets involved in Ronnie's acting dilemma: he must choose between a comedic and a dramatic role.
    • Ronnie Moves To The Village
      Ronnie Moves To The Village
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/14/55
      5.4
      Ronnie wants to move in with his friend Jim and his artist father, who live in Greenwich Village. Gracie tries to keep him from moving by emulating beatnik dress and decor.
    • The Stray Dog
      The Stray Dog
      Season 7 - Episode 27
      4/1/57
      5.4
    • A Trip To Tahiti
      A Trip To Tahiti
      Season 7 - Episode 34
      5/20/57
      4.8
      Ronnie and Ralph are planning to sail to Tahiti in Ronnie's boat. George's authorization of the questionable trip becomes a controversial issue. Gracie gets Von Zell and the Mortons involved in the polemic, while June and Joy Jansen pay an important visit to the Burns household.
    • The Twenty-Four Dresses
      The Twenty-Four Dresses
      Season 6 - Episode 34
      5/21/56
      4.7
      Gracie needs financing for the dress shop she intends to open. George wants the dresses sent back to Paris. Gracie counts on Mrs. Sohmers for help.
    • The Publicity Romance
      The Publicity Romance
      Season 7 - Episode 31
      4/29/57
      4.5
      The movie company for which Ronnie is working has created rumors of a romance between him and an Italian actress for publicity purposes. His real girlfriend, Kathy, has a hard time accepting this.
    • Ronnie Is Lovesick
      Ronnie Is Lovesick
      Season 6 - Episode 35
      5/28/56
      3.5
      Gracie thinks that Ronnie is planning to join the French Foreign Legion because his French girlfriend left him.
    • The Texan Lady Macbeth
      The Texan Lady Macbeth
      Season 7 - Episode 32
      5/6/57
      2.8
      Bonnie Sue McAfee, Brian's sister, has arrived in Hollywood with the intention of becoming a motion picture actress. After speaking with Brian, Gracie embarks on a crazy plan to discourage Bonnie Sue from show business. Bonnie Sue demonstrates her acting ability and supposed lack of Texas accent by performing a scene from Macbeth.moreless
    • Beverly Hills Uplift Society
      Beverly Hills Uplift Society
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      10/11/51
      0.0
      Gracie and Blanche (Bea Benaderet) form a social club, the Beverly Hills Uplift Society and try to get a bank loan. George Burns, Gracie Allen.
    • The Income Tax Man
      The Income Tax Man
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      3/1/51
      0.0
      Gracie hires a man to try to make sense of their income taxes. George Burns, Gracie Allen.
    • Teenage Girl Spends the Weekend
      Teenage Girl Spends the Weekend
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      4/26/51
      0.0
      George and Gracie are thrilled to have George's teenage cousin spend the weekend, until her boyfriend stops by as an uninvited guest. George Burns, Gracie Allen.
    • Space Patrol Kids Visit
      Space Patrol Kids Visit
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      8/16/51
      0.0
      Friends visit and their kids play a game that turns the Burns house into a galactic battlefield. George Burns, Gracie Allen.
    • Gracie Giving Party for Atomic Student
      5/15/17
      0.0