The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - Season 5

CBS (ended 1958)




Episode Guide

  • Filmed Show #144
    Filmed Show #144
    Episode 40
  • Filmed Show #143
    Filmed Show #143
    Episode 39
  • Gracie Tries to Cure Roger of Amnesia
    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.
  • Gracie Gets an Extension Visa for Jeanette Duval
    Gracie gets Harry Von Zell in big trouble when she tries to help a lovely French young woman with immigration problems.
  • Gracie Believes George Has a Criminal Record
    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.
  • Blanche and Brother Roger Move in With the Burns

    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.

  • The Uranium Caper
    The Uranium Caper
    Episode 34
    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.
  • Gracie Consults Dr. Kirby's Problem Clinic

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

  • Gracie Plays Talent Scout for Imitator

    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 Wants the House Painted
    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.
  • Gracie Consults Dr. Kirby's Problem Clinic

    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 Hires a Safecracker for Her Wall Safe

    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.

  • Gracie Gets a Ticket 'Fixed' by the Judge
    Gracie's parking ticket leads to trouble with the law for George, Von Zell, and the Mortons.
  • Gracie Tries to Select George's Next Wife

    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.

  • Gracie Adopts Great Dane Dog
    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 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.
  • The Romance of Harry Morton and Countess Bragnni
    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.
  • George and the 14-Karat Gold Trombone
    A trombone entrusted to George causes a lot of trouble for the two Harrys.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Blanche's Brother, Roger the Moocher, Visits
    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.
  • Vanderlip Leaves His Parakeet With George
    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.
  • Gracie Gets a Valet for George
    Against her husband's wishes, Gracie hires a valet to help George with everyday tasks such as getting dressed.
  • Blanche and Clara Bagley Leave Their Husbands
    Gracie offers the Burns' guest room to two friends who are feuding with their husbands.
  • No Seats for Friar's Club Dinner
    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.
  • George and the Glendale Eagle Publicity Stunt
    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.
  • George's Mother-in-Law Trouble
    George dreads the upcoming visit of his mother-in-law.
  • Gracie Thinks Bob Cummings Is in Love with Her
    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.
  • Harry Morton's Alumni Banquet
    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.
  • George Gets Call From Unknown Victor About Him
    Gracie mishandles a telephone call for George. She remembers the message, but not the caller's name or phone number.
  • 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.
  • Gracie Saves Blanche's Marriage
    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.
  • Shoplifter and the Missing Ruby Clip
    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 Thinks She and George Moving to New York
    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.
  • George Trying to Keep Doctor's Appointment
    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.
  • Auto License Bureau; George Becomes an Author
    Gracie tries to get her driver license renewed while George meets with a publisher about a book he is writing.
  • Gracie Gives a Baby Shower for Virginia Beasley
    When Gracie finds out that their postman's daughter Virginia is having a baby, she decides to have a shower for her.
  • Gracie Gives Wedding in Payment of a Favor
    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 Goes to the 'Do It Yourself' Show
  • George Invites Critics To Watch First Show Of Season