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Episode Guide

    • George's Old Flame
      George's Old Flame
      Season 1 - Episode 39
      George finds out that an old flame is engaged to a Hollywood star. The Kerby's try and find out if the man is worthy of her love.
    • Legacy
      Season 1 - Episode 28
      Topper discovers that the Kerby's have inherited one million dollars from George's grandfather. There is only one problem. They can not collect unless they are alive. Imagine Cosmo's surprise when a man and woman come to his door claiming to be George and Marion Kerby.
    • The Painting Episode
      The Painting Episode
      Season 1 - Episode 26
      A phonybaloney art instructor shows Mrs. Topper the spiritual side of life.
    • Topper Runs For Mayor
      Topper Runs For Mayor
      Season 1 - Episode 25
      In this episode Topper runs for Mayor. Unfortunately his boss is supporting Cosmo's opponent. The office is tense with his boss is in the enemy camp.
    • The Diamond Ring
      The Diamond Ring
      Season 1 - Episode 24
      Marion and George still owe money on Marion's diamond wedding ring. An insurance company detective is sent out to investigate the Kerbys. He is determined to get the money or the ring. Topper tries to help Marion and George keep the diamond without Topper paying for their debt. Topper tried to prove that they are no longer living and the ring, maybe it was with Marion when she died.moreless
    • Economy
      Season 1 - Episode 23
      In this episode Topper is busy with his taxes. He becomes focused on money and tells his wife and the Kerby's that it is imperative that everyone cut back on spending. Henrietta and the Kerby's can not find one thing that they can not do without.
    • The College Reunion
      The College Reunion
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      Marion and George are very excited about Topper's class reunion. They want Topper to really impress his old classmates. They decide that he should give the college a donation of $5,000. Unknowingly to Topper the Kerby's take the money from Topper's funds and donate it to his college. His classmates are so impressed with his donation that when he arrives at the reunion, he is treated like a prince. He is so confused because he is unaware of the generous donation he has made.moreless
    • Katie's Nephew
      Katie's Nephew
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      In this episode the Kerby's try help Katie's 18 month old nephew appear "special" as they make him appear to do things that no child can do at any age.
    • Topper Goes West
      Topper Goes West
      Season 1 - Episode 30
      In this episode Topper, Henrieta and the Kerby's all travel to New Mexico. Topper has been given the assignment to research a dude ranch and see if the property is worth the investment for one of his clients. Topper arrives to a surprise. Thanks to a letter written by our ghostly friends, the ranch hands think Cosmo is a rough and tumble cowboy. The ranch hands decide to put Cosmo up to a test.moreless
    • Sweepstakes
      Season 1 - Episode 31

      In this episode the Kerby's are concerned that Cosmo can not stand up to his boss. The man does not stop demanding all of Cosmo's time. George and Marion try their hardest but can not get Topper to confront this man. Finally the Kerby�s decide that if they trick Cosmo into thinking he has won the sweepstakes, it will gain Topper the confidence to finally stand up to his boss. Will Cosmo loss his job after he tells his boss where to go?

    • Theatrical Episode
      Theatrical Episode
      Season 1 - Episode 38
      Awaiting Summary
    • The Boat
      The Boat
      Season 1 - Episode 37
      Henrietta and Topper go on a boat trip. The trip is going well until they are headed home. Marion and George decide they want a few things to come home with all of them. Unfortunately these items were stolen from another cabin.
    • Preparations for Europe
      Preparations for Europe
      Season 1 - Episode 36
      George wants to tour Europe. He finds out that the prize for writing the best slogan to a popular cereal is a trip to Europe. Determined to take the trip, George helps Henrietta write a "winning" jingle.
    • The Wedding
      The Wedding
      Season 1 - Episode 35
      Awaiting Summary
    • The Picnic
      The Picnic
      Season 1 - Episode 34
      Awaiting summary
    • Neil Disappears
      Neil Disappears
      Season 1 - Episode 33
      Our ghostly dog does a disappearing act which is nothing new except he has a State Department pouch. How is Cosmo going to explain this one to his boss?
    • The Package
      The Package
      Season 1 - Episode 32
      Marion and George has sent for a item they desperately want. They have intended for the package to arrive by United States mail to the Topper home. Since they are dead they felt this was the best way to get the package. When the package arrives at the Topper home, Henreitta receives it. Since it is addressed to the former residents and the former residents are dead, she has the package sent to the dead letter department of the post office. Marion and George go off to the post office to get the package. They end up ransacking the post office it to get the item.moreless
    • Trip to Lisbon
      Trip to Lisbon
      Season 1 - Episode 19

      Cosmo is being sent to Lisbon, South Carolina to assist at a branch of the bank. Meanwhile, the Kerbys see a news broadcast reporting on a group of financial executives, hand picked by the President on a mission to Lisbon, Portugal. George thinks Cosmo is one of the executives and believes he needs protection.

    • Astrology
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      The stars look down on Topper's workaday world.
    • The Burglar
      The Burglar
      Season 1 - Episode 9

      George and Marion find a burglar in the house and watch as he runs into the closet to hide as Topper and Henrietta arrive home. That gives the playful ghosts a chance to play dress up with him and frighten him out of the closet into the arms of the police.

    • The Kid
      The Kid
      Season 1 - Episode 8

      A bored rich kid doesn't want to be sent off to private school. He'd rather bone up on his panhandling and sob-story techniques and decides on Topper.

    • Bank Securities
      Bank Securities
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Our ghostly pup, Neil, has gotten Cosmo into much trouble. His ghostly form has not weaken his power to smell. He finds and hides important bank documents. Now, how is Cosmo going to explain his way out of this one?
    • The Spinster
      The Spinster
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      In this episode Thelma Gibney is desperate find a beau. She is sure she has found the perfect match in a young insurance agent. Unfortunately, she soon learns that he is only interested in selling her numerous insurance policies.
    • Reducing
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      In this episode Cosmo becomes concerned that he is too fat. Watch the fun the ghosts have trying to "help" Cosmo get a slimmer body.
    • The Hypnotist
      The Hypnotist
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Topper has a "friend" who is a hypnotist. He realizes the "friend" is a charlatan. In addition, the "friend" is overbearing and controlling. Topper, George and Marion decided that he needs to be taught a lesson. George and Marion help Topper to teach his "friend" a lesson that he will soon not forget.moreless
    • Hiring The Maid
      Hiring The Maid
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      The Topper's maid Velma quits. George decides he will find the replacement for Cosmo. He finds a burlesque queen, Miss Lola la Verne. He "tells" her to come to the Topper resident for her new job.
    • Uncle Jonathan
      Uncle Jonathan
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Marion's favorite uncle, globetrotting Uncle Jonathan, arrives at the Topper household fresh from a trip in Africa and unaware of the avalanche that took his favorite niece's life.
    • The Car Story
      The Car Story
      Season 1 - Episode 11

      The Kerbys trap Cosmo into buying a car for Henrietta as a birthday gift.

    • The Surprise Party
      The Surprise Party
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      It is Marion's birthday. George wants to do something special. He wants to throw her a party.
    • The Socialite
      The Socialite
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      Henrietta want to get her poems published. She gives a dinner party to some special guests hoping that her dinner will butter them up enough that she can read her poems and get her work published.
    • Masquerade
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      It is New Years eve and Topper is invited to a costume party. It seems like a good idea. What starts out as a wonderful evening ends Topper in jail.
    • Decorating
      Season 1 - Episode 17

      In this episode Henrietta is on a mission to decorate the house. She hires a decorator who prays on her innocence. He cons her into buying a new ten-piece suite. Topper decided that two can play this game and develops a scheme to get the decorated to beg to buy back the ten-piece suite.

    • King Cosmo the First
      King Cosmo the First
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      In this episode Topper finds out that he is an exact double for a King. When the King wants to take a break from ruling, Cosmo is tricked into taking his place.
    • Topper Makes a Movie
      Topper Makes a Movie
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      In this episode Cosmo is given an assignment to check into an investment loan. Topper goes the investigate and get roped into partaking in a Western movie.
    • Topper's Double Life
      Topper's Double Life
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      Awaiting a double life summary
    • Topper Hits the Road
      Topper Hits the Road
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      It is discovered that someone has left six million dollars worth of stocks in a safety deposit box. Topper is assigned to find to find the owner. What a surprise to learn that the owner is a homeless man?
    • Topper's Amnesia
      Topper's Amnesia
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      In this episode Cosmo gets hit in the head. He develops amnesia and does not know the Kerby's. How can they get their Topper back?
    • The House Wreckers
      The House Wreckers
      Season 2 - Episode 23

      The government has decided it needs a new highway. The Topper property is right in direction of the intended project. Cosmo and Henrietta may be able to move but George and Marion can not. The highway will go in over their dead bodies!

    • Topper's Racket
      Topper's Racket
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      In this episode Henrietta is one another mission to organizes a neighborhood citizens committee. She has found out that a new neighbor is a bookie and want the racket out of her neighborhood. Where does this leave Topper who handles the rich bookie's account?
    • Topper at the Races
      Topper at the Races
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Topper has a stressful day at the racetrack. He carries $50,000 in a briefcase for a client--until he loses the luggage.
    • Topper's Arabian Night
      Topper's Arabian Night
      Season 2 - Episode 22

      A couple of con artists pretending to be royalty attempt to swindle the bank out of millions.

    • Topper Fights a Duel
      Topper Fights a Duel
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      Awaiting summary
    • Topper's Egyptian Deal
      Topper's Egyptian Deal
      Season 2 - Episode 28

      The bank has sent Topper to take care of a historical investment. The investment turns out to be a 6,000 year-old mummy. Cosmo has more than he can deal with when some crooked characters decide they would kill to get possession of the artifact.

    • Topper's Uranium Pile
      Topper's Uranium Pile
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      George has decided that he need to make some money of his own. Prospecting is a good profession. Why not use Topper's back yard?
    • Topper's Other Job
      Topper's Other Job
      Season 2 - Episode 38
      In this episode Topper losses his job. He thinks that financially he has time to find another bank position. Henrietta trying to surprise Cosmo invests that savings in an investment scheme. Without a job or savings Topper is forced to take a job as a lion tamer in Henrietta's cousin’s circus.moreless
    • Topper's Insurance Scandal
      Topper's Insurance Scandal
      Season 2 - Episode 37
      Awaiting summary
    • Topper's Counterfeiters
      Topper's Counterfeiters
      Season 2 - Episode 36

      Two counterfeiters disguised as termite control men set up shop in the Topper's basement. 

    • The Neighbors
      The Neighbors
      Season 2 - Episode 35
      The Toppers’ are amused by their new neighbors that are hillbillies. Amused that is until they steal Maggie away for their cook.
    • Topper's Desert Island
      Topper's Desert Island
      Season 2 - Episode 34
      Awaiting summary
    • Topper's Highland Fling
      Topper's Highland Fling
      Season 2 - Episode 33

      A Scottish lawyer stops by to inform the Toppers of an inheritance of The Crown and Castle Brewery.  However, it's Elsie Worble who gets the message and she tell Henrietta that Cosmo inherited a crown and castle.

    • The Blood Brother
      The Blood Brother
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      In this episode George meet up with an old friend. Unfortunately, they find out that this close friend was just released from prison.
    • Topper Goes to School
      Topper Goes to School
      Season 2 - Episode 31

      Henrietta gets the bank to loan $40,000 to the college she attended after a janitor stole the school's bonds. While Cosmo is delivering the check to the all-girl school, George decides to make an appearance and creates problems. Cosmo gets trapped in a broom closet in the dormitory while on the lam from the dean after George forces him to kiss her. The dean - Miss Gouge - calls Henrietta and she and Mr. Schuyler head for the campus. While George is checking out the ladies, Marion and Neil show up in the broom closet with Topper and Neil finds the stolen bonds hidden under the floor.

    • Topper's Spring Cleaning
      Topper's Spring Cleaning
      Season 2 - Episode 30
      In this episode George is again search on gainful income. He invents a martini maker that vacuums your floors.
    • Topper in Mexico
      Topper in Mexico
      Season 2 - Episode 17

      A banker Topper tutored absconds with $500,000 in bonds and runs off to Mexico. He holds the bonds for ransom and demands Topper and Henrietta deliver the money to him. The Kerbys go along to help.

    • Topper's Rejuvenation
      Topper's Rejuvenation
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Topper's boss has brought in a young man to replace Cosmo. Topper feels old and antiquated. The Kerby's can stand to watch their Topper be undermined. George and Marion soon discover that this young man's talents are a hoax. They set out to expose the truth.
    • Topper's Guest
      Topper's Guest
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      In this episode Topper is proud that his boss has finally given him some responsibility and respect. Cosmo is given an important assignment to play host for an important client who has inherited a wealthy client's estate. Soon Topper finds out that he is babysitting a chimpanzee.
    • Topper Strikes Gold
      Topper Strikes Gold
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      The Kerbys follow Topper to Alaska where he's sent on a bank trip. He's there to check on a gold mine and the pair of guards who have stood watch for 18 years.
    • The Seance
      The Seance
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      In this episode the Kerby's are again on to improve their Cosmo mission. They have decided that Topper needs to get out more and socialize. This leads Cosmo into becoming involved with a fortune teller and a séances out of the living room.
    • County Fair
      County Fair
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      It's county fair time for the humans and ghosts, as Cosmo takes responsibility for Mr. Schuyler's prize chicken and Marion and Henrietta bake pies to compete for the blue ribbon.
    • Topper's Ransom
      Topper's Ransom
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      In this episode the bank is robbed. Cosmo is kidnapped in the process. The Kerby's decide to take matters into their own hands and rescue their Topper.
    • Topper Tells All
      Topper Tells All
      Season 2 - Episode 1

      In this episode Topper illegally parks in a no parking zone. He is trying to talk himself out of the ticket but George and Marion keep interrupting him. The office interprets his conversation with the Kerbys as belligerence towards the law. Cosmo is arrested and hauled into jail. He tries to talk his way out of jail by explaining his life with the Kerby ghosts. This lands him in a alcohol rehab ward.

    • Topper's Vacation
      Topper's Vacation
      Season 2 - Episode 39
      Awaiting a Vacation Summary
    • The Chess Player
      The Chess Player
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Topper meets a 10-year-old boy genius who doesn't believe in such foolishness as ghosts. The Kerbys give the kid a treatment that will change his mind.
    • Topper Goes to Washington
      Topper Goes to Washington
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Topper travels to Washington, D.C. on a "secret" mission. When the Kirby's see him being approached by foreign agents, they begin to worry about his safety.
    • Jury Duty
      Jury Duty
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Being a jury foreman might make Topper late for a banker's convention, so he rushes the case along. Henrietta's displeasure with the decision results in Topper having to post bail for the man he just convicted.
    • Topper's Deception
      Topper's Deception
      Season 2 - Episode 14

      Maggie's father, who she hasn't seen in 20 years is coming to visit. She admits to the Toppers she has been lying in letters to him that she was doing very well and the Toppers are employed by her. Cosmo & Henrietta agree to play the help while her father is visiting.

    • Topper's Happy New Year
      Topper's Happy New Year
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Awaiting the festive summary.
    • Topper's Quiet Christmas
      Topper's Quiet Christmas
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      A quiet Christmas is what Topper has been planning. The Kerby's think Cosmo is just playing Scrooge and decide to do a little holiday haunting.
    • The Army Game
      The Army Game
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Topper is drafted into the selective service branch of the army by mistake.
    • Topper Lives Again
      Topper Lives Again
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Cosmo goes to the doctor and misinterprets the information given him. He is sure he is about to die. He makes plans to join his ghostly friends.
    • Topper Goes to Las Vegas
      Topper Goes to Las Vegas
      Season 1 - Episode 29
      Topper is to go on a short trip with Henrietta sailing. The trip gets stopped because he needs for business reasons to go make a bid for a client on a hotel in Las Vegas. He takes Henrietta, George & Marion with him to Las Vegas. Marion and George teach Topper to gamble. They help Topper win a lot of money at the craps table. Topper is about to get arrested because security is sure he is cheating. He has not lost once at the craps table. Evident turn quickly from bad to good. Topper's client now owns the Hotel. Topper now is in charge of making decisions for the hotel. He claims he busted the bank to test their security systems. He tells them they have a wonderful security department and puts the head of security in charge of the hotel.moreless
    • The Proposal
      The Proposal
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      George must court Marion all over again after she accuses him of not being very romantic.
    • Henrietta Sells the House
      Henrietta Sells the House
      Season 1 - Episode 27
      Henrietta decides she going to sell the house without informing Cosmo first. She gets a buyer and has the house sold before Cosmo can stop her. George and Marion are very upset with Topper because they feel he wants to learn. They soon realize that Topper does not want to move. They make the new buyer think the house is haunted. He decides not to buy the house and of course it ends happily with Topper staying at the house.moreless
    • Second Honeymoon
      Second Honeymoon
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Mr. & Mrs. Topper spend their anniversary in a haunted inn.
    • Christmas Carol
      Christmas Carol
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Topper falls asleep while reading the Dickens classic ' "A Christmas Carol." While asleep Topper dreams that he is Scrooge. Guess who the ghosts are?
    • Topper's Accident
      Topper's Accident
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      In this episode a man gets injured in Topper's house. Unfortunately the man has been exposed to rabbit fever. Cosmo must deal with being quarantined in his home with the Kerby's 24 hours a day.
    • The Movers
      The Movers
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Henrietta and Cosmo Topper have bought the home that George and Marion Kerby lived in when they were alive. It is moving day for the Topper's. The Kerby's are not sure how they feel about it. At first they make things difficult for the Toppers. Finally they themselves only to Cosmo.moreless
    • Topper Meets The Ghosts
      Topper Meets The Ghosts
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      George and Marion Kerby were enjoying their fifth wedding anniversary when they became victims of a skiing accidents. Their only potential rescuer, Neil a Saint Bernard dog, was also killed in the tragic avalache. The three of them became ghost and returned to their country home in New York to discover that the home was being purchased by a stuffy bank executive and his wife, Cosmo and Henrietta Topper. They make themselves visible and audible to Mr. Topper and encourage him to buy their home.moreless
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