Take one wife, calm and level headed. Add a pinch of sarcasm. Fold in one husband, suitably dense. Stir until fully blended. Sprinkle with wisecracking children, a goofy sidekick, a volcanic boss, and an annoying brother-in-law. Cook until half baked.
Phil Harris, the swaggering, cocky cornball, is in top form. Alice Faye delights as the glamorous yet grounded retired movie star. Elliott Lewis lives it up as Frankie Remley, Phil's best friend and provocateur, along with costars Walter Tetley, Robert North, Gale Gordon, Jeanine Roos, and Ann Whitfield and guest Sheldon Leonard.
Episodes include: "Indians Don't Pay Income Taxes" 11-25-51, "Frankie's TV Show" 12-02-51, "Mr. Scott's Clock" 12-09-51, "Phil's Easy Chair Must Go" 12-16-51, "Stolen Christmas Presents" 12-23-51, "Need Tickets to the Rose Parade" 12-30-51, "Pebble Beach Golf Trip" 01-06-52, "Surprise Present for Phil's Birthday" 01-13-52, "Fund Raising for the March of Dimes" 01-20-52, "Phil Is in Charge of the House" 01-27-52, "The Day After Mr. Scott's Dinner Party" 02-03-52, "A Wife for Frankie?" 02-10-52, "Seeing Phil's New Movie" 02-17-52, "Phil's Band to Play for Mr. Scott's Daughter" 02-24-52, "Frankie Is Not Going with Phil to Las Vegas" 03-02-52, "Children's Costume Party" 03-09-52, "Choosing Where to Go on Vacation" 03-16-52, "Phil Is Made Honorary Colonel" 03-23-52, "Grogan Wants a Party at Phil's House" 03-30-52, "Is Alice Broke?" 04-06-52.
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