The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - Season 6

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Episode Guide

  • The Switchboard Operators
    9/24/56
    7.8
    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.
  • Mrs. Sohmers Needs a Psychiatrist
    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.
  • The Triple Surprise Party
  • Questions And Answers
    6/11/56
    8.2
    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.
  • The Night Out
    The Night Out
    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.
  • Ronnie Is Lovesick
    Ronnie Is Lovesick
    Episode 35
    5/28/56
    2.7
    Gracie thinks that Ronnie is planning to join the French Foreign Legion because his French girlfriend left him.
  • The Twenty-Four Dresses
    5/21/56
    4.4
    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.
  • Back From Paris
    Back From Paris
    Episode 33
    5/14/56
    5.9
    Behind George's back, Gracie concocts plans to bring twenty four of designer Broussard's dresses from Paris to sell in New York.
  • The Paris Creation
    The Paris Creation
    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.
  • The Magic Act
    The Magic Act
    Episode 31
    4/30/56
    6.0
    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.
  • The Right People
    The Right People
    Episode 30
    4/23/56
    6.1
    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.
  • Burlesk
    Burlesk
    Episode 29
    4/16/56
    8.4
    George is in trouble for supposedly influencing Jim Boardman to get a job in a burlesque show.
  • Night of Vaudeville
  • The Newlyweds
    The Newlyweds
    Episode 27
    4/2/56
    7.5
  • A Weekend On Long Island
    3/26/56
    7.0

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

  • The English Playwright
    3/19/56
    5.7
    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.
  • The Stolen Plants
    The Stolen Plants
    Episode 24
    3/12/56
    6.5

    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.

  • Cyrano De Bergerac
    Cyrano De Bergerac
    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.
  • The Ladies Club
    The Ladies Club
    Episode 22
    2/27/56
    9.2

    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.

  • The Indian Potentate
    2/20/56
    7.2
    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.
  • George Needs Glasses
    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
  • Alice Gets Married
    Alice Gets Married
    Episode 19
    2/6/56
    9.7

    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.

  • Politeness Never Pays
    1/30/56
    7.5

    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.

  • Ronnie Gets An Agent
    1/23/56
    6.1
    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.
  • George Goes Skiing
    George Goes Skiing
    Episode 16
    1/16/56
    9.3

    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.

  • Let's Dance
    Let's Dance
    Episode 15
    1/9/56
    4.6
    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.
  • Appearances Are Deceiving
    1/2/56
    7.2
    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.
  • Gracie Pawns Her Ring
    12/26/55
    7.2
    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.
  • Company For Christmas
    12/19/55
    9.1
    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.
  • Ronnie's Elopement
    Ronnie's Elopement
    Episode 11
    12/12/55
    7.7
    Gracie thinks Ronnie is planning to elope with a beautiful salesgirl.
  • George Becomes a Dictator
    12/5/55
    5.2
    Everyone gets involved in Ronnie's acting dilemma: he must choose between a comedic and a dramatic role.
  • Anniversary Party
    Anniversary Party
    Episode 9
    11/28/55
    5.9
    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.
  • Gracie Helps Lola
    Gracie Helps Lola
    Episode 8
    11/21/55
    6.8
    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.
  • Ronnie Moves To The Village
    11/14/55
    5.1
    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 Musical Version
    11/7/55
    7.0
    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.
  • Harry Morton's Cocktail Party
    10/31/55
    7.9

    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.

  • Changing Names
    Changing Names
    Episode 4
    10/24/55
    6.6

    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.

  • Ronnie Meets Sabrina
    10/17/55
    7.9

    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.

  • Ronnie Arrives
    Ronnie Arrives
    Episode 2
    10/10/55
    8.8

    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.

  • The Burnses And Mortons Go To New York
    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
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