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The Great Gildersleeve
The Great Gildersleeve - Old Time Radio Family Comedy

The Great Gildersleeve - Old Time Radio Family Comedy

The Great Gildersleeve is a radio situation comedy broadcast from August 31, 1941, to March 21, 1957. Initially written by Leonard Lewis Levinson, it was one of broadcast history's earliest spin-off programs. The series was built around the character Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve, a regular element of the radio situation comedy Fibber McGee and Molly. The character was introduced in the October 3, 1939 episode (number 216) of that series. The Great Gildersleeve enjoyed its greatest popularity in the 1940s. Actor Harold Peary played the character during its transition from the parent show into the spinoff and later in four feature films released at the height of the show's popularity.

In Fibber McGee and Molly, Peary's Gildersleeve had been a pompous windbag and nemesis of Fibber McGee. "You're a haa-aa-aa-aard man, McGee!" became a Gildersleeve catchphrase. The character went by several aliases on Fibber McGee and Molly; his middle name was revealed to be "Philharmonic" in "Gildersleeve's Diary" episode on October 22, 1940.

"Gildy" grew so popular that Kraft Foods promoting its Parkay Margarine sponsored a new series featuring Peary's somewhat mellowed and always befuddled Gildersleeve as the head of his own family.

Premiere
The Great Gildersleeve premiered on NBC on August 31, 1941. It moves the title character from the McGees' Wistful Vista to Summerfield, where Gildersleeve oversees his late brother-in-law's estate and rears his orphaned niece and nephew, Marjorie and Leroy Forrester. The household also includes a cook named Birdie. While Gildersleeve had occasionally mentioned his (unseen) wife in some Fibber episodes, in his own series he is a confirmed bachelor.
At the outset of the series, Gildersleeve administers a girdle manufacturing company ("If you want a better corset, of course, it's a Gildersleeve"); later and during the remainder of the show he serves as Summerfield's water commissioner.

Family
A key figure in the Gildersleeve home was cook and housekeeper Birdie Lee Coggins (Lillian Randolph). In the first season, under writer Levinson, Birdie was often portrayed as less than intelligent, but she slowly developed as the real brains and caretaker of the household under Whedon and other writers.

Marjorie (originally played by Lurene Tuttle, later by Louise Erickson and Mary Lee Robb) matured to a young woman through the 1940s. During the ninth season (September 1949-June 1950) she met and married Walter "Bronco" Thompson (Richard Crenna), star football player at the local college. Look devoted five pages in its May 23, 1950, issue to the wedding. After living in the same household for a few years, the newlyweds moved next door.
Leroy (Walter Tetley), who remained age 10รข11 during most of the 1940s, began to grow up in the spring of 1949, establishing relationships with the girls in the Bullard home across the street. He developed interests in driving, playing the drums and dreaming of a musical career.

Neighbors and friends
Outside the home, Gildersleeve's closest association was with the executor of his brother-in-law's estate, Judge Horace Hooker (Earle Ross), with whom he had many battles during the first few broadcast seasons. After a change in scriptwriters in January 1943, the confrontations slowly subsided and the two men became friends. During the second season, pharmacist Richard Q. Peavey (Richard LeGrand) and barber Floyd Munson (Mel Blanc for the first year, Arthur Q. Bryan from December 1942 onward) joined Gildersleeve's circle of acquaintances.

In the fourth season, these three friends, along with Police Chief Donald Gates (Ken Christy), formed the nucleus of the Jolly Boys Club, whose activities revolve around practicing barbershop quartet songs between sips of Coca-Cola.
Several women passed through Gildersleeve's life during the series, including three he almost married before settling into a pattern of casual dating.

Decline and fall
In 1950, Harold Peary was convinced to move The Great Gildersleeve to CBS, but sponsor Kraft refused to sanction the move. Peary, now contracted to CBS, was legally unable to appear on NBC as a star performer, but Gildersleeve was still an NBC series. This prompted the hiring of Willard Waterman as Peary's replacement. Peary, meanwhile, began a new series on CBS which attempted to reproduce the Gildersleeve show with the names changed. The Harold Peary Show, lasting one season, included a fictitious radio show within the show. This was Honest Harold, hosted by Peary's new character.

Starting in mid-1952, some of the program's long-time characters (Judge Hooker, Floyd Munson, Marjorie and her husband, Bronco) were missing for months at a time. In their place were a few new ones (Mr. Cooley the Egg Man, and Mrs. Potter the hypochondriac) who would last only a month or so. By 1953, Gildersleeve's love life took center stage over his family and friends. His many love interests were constantly shifting, and women came and went with great frequency.

In 1954 the show's format changed drastically. After missing the fall schedule, it finally appeared in November as 15-minute episodes that aired five times a week. Only Gildersleeve, Leroy and Birdie remained on a continuing basis. All other characters were seldom heard, and gone were Marjorie and her family as well as the studio audience, live orchestra and original scripts

The material for this series synopsis was originally published at www.wikipedia.com

From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group.

  1. Audition Show (7.8Mb)
  2. Gildy Arrives at Summerfield (27.1Mb)
  3. The Cake (27Mb)
  4. Leroy's Paper Route (6.8Mb)
  5. Marjorie's Girl Friend Visits (6.8Mb)
  6. Hiccups (6.8Mb)
  7. Investigate the City Jail (6.6Mb)
  8. Pranks at School (10.2Mb)
  9. A Visit from Oliver (10.2Mb)
  10. Baby Sitting (10.2Mb)
  11. Birdie Quits (13.6Mb)
  12. Servicemen for Thanksgiving (13.5Mb)
  13. Leroy Smokes a Cigar (10.2Mb)
  14. The Canary Won't Sing (10.2Mb)
  15. Cousin Octavia Visits (9.7Mb)
  16. Selling the Iron Deer (6.7Mb)
  17. Christmas Gift for Fibber McGee (10.2Mb)
  18. Leroy's New Dog (27.3Mb)
  19. Gildy Goes on a Diet (25.5Mb)
  20. Gildy Arrested as Car Thief (10.2Mb)
  21. A New Bed for Marjorie (10.2Mb)
  22. Matchmaker (27.7Mb)
  23. Leroy Runs Away (27.4Mb)
  24. Auto Mechanics (6.8Mb)
  25. Selling the Drugstore (6.8Mb)
  26. Fortune Teller (6.8Mb)
  27. Ten Best Dressed (6.8Mb)
  28. Gildy's New Neighbors (6Mb)
  29. Gildy Writes to Servicemen for Marjorie (6.8Mb)
  30. Leroy Sells Flower Seeds (10.2Mb)
  31. Gildy's Goat Horace (10.2Mb)
  32. Ship Christening (10.2Mb)
  33. Mystery Voice (10.2Mb)
  34. College Chum Visits (10.2Mb)
  35. Dinner for Judge Hooker (10.2Mb)
  36. The Sneezes (10.2Mb)
  37. Gildy Produces a Play (10.3Mb)
  38. Father's Day Chair (10.2Mb)
  39. Gildy Is in Love with Amelia Hooker (10.2Mb)
  40. Fishing Trip to Lake Hackmatack (10.2Mb)
  41. Golf Tournament (10.2Mb)
  42. Planting a Tree (10.2Mb)
  43. First Cold Snap (10.2Mb)
  44. Appointed Water Commissioner (13.6Mb)
  45. Gildy's First Day on the Job (10.2Mb)
  46. A Pal to Leroy (10.2Mb)
  47. Quiet Evening at Home (10.2Mb)
  48. College Chum's Son Visits (10.2Mb)
  49. Thanksgiving Dinner (10.2Mb)
  50. Attend the Theatre - Date with a Star (6.8Mb)
  51. Attend the Theatre - Date with a Star (20.3Mb)
  52. Toothache (10.2Mb)
  53. Christmas Program (13.6Mb)
  54. Leroy's Chemistry Set (6.8Mb)
  55. Wanting to Marry Leila (8.4Mb)
  56. Fibber McGee and Molly Visit (6.8Mb)
  57. Women's Club Speaker (6.8Mb)
  58. Sabotage (6.8Mb)
  59. Fire Engine Committee (6.8Mb)
  60. Leila's Sister (6.8Mb)
  61. Income Tax Time (6.8Mb)
  62. Springtime in Summerfield (6.8Mb)
  63. Gildy Repairs His Car (6.8Mb)
  64. Auto Accident with Judge Hooker (13.4Mb)
  65. Spring Hike (6.8Mb)
  66. Rabbits (6.8Mb)
  67. Wedding List (6.8Mb)
  68. Haunted House (6.8Mb)
  69. Leroy Gets a Job (6.8Mb)
  70. Memorial Day Parade (6.8Mb)
  71. Wedding Shower for Leila (6.8Mb)
  72. Gildy Plans Honeymoon (6.8Mb)
  73. Wedding Day (6.8Mb)
  74. End of Vacation at Grass Lake (6.8Mb)
  75. War Bond Drive (13.4Mb)
  76. Leila Returning (6.8Mb)
  77. Leila Arrives Home (6.8Mb)
  78. Old School Pal To Visit aka Royal Visit (13.7Mb)
  79. Low Water Pressure (6.8Mb)
  80. Halloween Party (6.6Mb)
  81. The Pot Roast (6.8Mb)
  82. Gildy Rejected by Eve Goodwin (6.8Mb)
  83. Gildy in Hospital (6.7Mb)
  84. Income Tax Returns (6.7Mb)
  85. Eve and Gildy Get Together (12.6Mb)
  86. Marjorie the Actress (6.8Mb)
  87. Sleigh Ride (6.6Mb)
  88. Gildy Wants to Run for Mayor (6.8Mb)
  89. Campaign Photo (13.7Mb)
  90. Campaign Officially Starts - Easter Show (6.8Mb)
  91. Engaged (6.8Mb)
  92. Campaign Gets Hot (6.8Mb)
  93. The_Great_Gildersleeve_44-05-14_126_Gildy_Engaged_to_Eve,_but_Kisses_Leila (16.7Mb)
  94. City Employees Picnic (16.7Mb)
  95. Campaign Headquarters (6.8Mb)
  96. Eve's Mother Visits (6.8Mb)
  97. Dinner for Eve's Mother (6.8Mb)
  98. Eve's Mother Stays On (6.8Mb)
  99. Election Day - Gildy Loses (6.6Mb)
  100. Lonely Gildy (6.8Mb)
  101. Water Commissioner Is Fired - Rain Maker (6.8Mb)
  102. McGee's Invention (6.7Mb)
  103. Plastic Mouse Trap - Banker's Son (27.1Mb)
  104. Gildy Sells His House (6.8Mb)
  105. Boy's Club (13.2Mb)
  106. Gildy Looks for a Job (6.8Mb)
  107. Important Phone Call (6.8Mb)
  108. Gildy Back as Water Commissioner (6.8Mb)
  109. Election Day - Bet (26.9Mb)
  110. The_Great_Gildersleeve_44-11-12_143_Spanish_Dancing_Teacher,_Miss_Del_Rey (6.8Mb)
  111. Reception for Miss Del Rey (6.9Mb)
  112. The_Great_Gildersleeve_44-11-19_144_Reception_for_Miss_Del_Rey_AFRS_#65 (35.2Mb)
  113. Reception Aftermath (16.7Mb)
  114. A Date With Miss Del Rey (6.2Mb)
  115. Breach of Promise (6.8Mb)
  116. Dodging a Process Server (16.6Mb)
  117. Twas the Night Before Christmas (13.3Mb)
  118. Great Gildersleeve 441231 150 Big New Year's Eve Party (25.9Mb)
  119. Who's Dating Who (10.3Mb)
  120. Engagement for the Defense (6.8Mb)
  121. The Hockey Player (6.8Mb)
  122. Visit by Aunt Hattie (6.8Mb)
  123. Aunt Hattie Stays On (6.6Mb)
  124. no title (1.6Mb)
  125. Hattie and Judge Hooker (5.3Mb)
  126. Chairman of Women's Committee (6.8Mb)
  127. Leila Hears A Burglar (AFRS) (13.7Mb)
  128. Old Flame Named Violet (6.8Mb)
  129. Raising a Pig (6.8Mb)
  130. Leroy's Pet Pig Tiger (6.8Mb)
  131. Leila's Party (6.8Mb)
  132. New Neighbor - Bullard (12.7Mb)
  133. Gildy Picks a Husband for Marjorie (6.8Mb)
  134. Meet Craig Bullard (6.8Mb)
  135. Unclaimed Savings Account - Buy Stock (6.8Mb)
  136. Bessie Quits (6.8Mb)
  137. New Secretary - Leila (6.8Mb)
  138. An Evening with a Good Book (6.8Mb)
  139. Bullards Have a Party (6.8Mb)
  140. Going to Grass Lake (6.8Mb)
  141. Leroy's New Teacher (6.8Mb)
  142. Leroy Suspended from School (6.8Mb)
  143. Leila Returns Home (6.8Mb)
  144. Marjorie the Ballerina (6.8Mb)
  145. Raking Leaves - Craig's Party (6.8Mb)
  146. Leroy Works off a Broken Vase (6.8Mb)
  147. Lightfoot Visits Leila (6.8Mb)
  148. Peavey's Wife Is Ill - Rumor (13.4Mb)
  149. Helping Leroy with His Studies (6.8Mb)
  150. Teaching Marjorie Domestic Arts (6.8Mb)
  151. Falling out of the Jolly Boys (6.8Mb)
  152. Big Football Game (6.8Mb)
  153. Gildy Stuck with Opera Tickets (6.8Mb)
  154. Gildy Head of Opera Committee (6.8Mb)
  155. A Night at the Opera (6.8Mb)
  156. Christmas Eve at Home (6.8Mb)
  157. New Year's Eve at Home (6.8Mb)
  158. Ben Returns from the Navy (6.8Mb)
  159. Ben Sells Life Insurance (6.8Mb)
  160. Exposing a Phony Swami (13.4Mb)
  161. Gildy and Leila Feel Their Age (6.8Mb)
  162. Feud with the Bullards - Diplomat Gildy (13.5Mb)
  163. Need a New Car (6.8Mb)
  164. Leroy Has the Flu (6.8Mb)
  165. Gildy's New Hobby - Boat in a Bottle (6.8Mb)
  166. State Water Inspector (6.8Mb)
  167. Marjorie's Dance Date with Uncle Mort (6.8Mb)
  168. Leroy and Craig Arrested (6.8Mb)
  169. Gildy Traces Genealogy (6.8Mb)
  170. Picnic Before Doomsday (6.8Mb)
  171. Annual Dinner with Judge Hooker (6.8Mb)
  172. Bank Robber Loose (6.8Mb)
  173. Petition Against Trolley Car House (12.8Mb)
  174. Leroy Wants a Pony (6.8Mb)
  175. Gildy in a Rut - New Image (6.8Mb)
  176. Leila's New Boy Friend (6.8Mb)
  177. Leroy Learns to Dance - Party for Ethel (26.9Mb)
  178. Flashback - Meets Leila Ransome (6.8Mb)
  179. The_Great_Gildersleeve_46-06-02_213_Flashback_-_Plays_Cyrano,_Meet_Eve (6.8Mb)
  180. Flashback - Jolly Boys 4th of July Picnic (6.8Mb)
  181. The Commissioner Turns off the Water (13.2Mb)
  182. The_Great_Gildersleeve_46-09-18_215_The_Commissioner_Turns_off_the_Water_{AFRS_#063} (13.6Mb)
  183. Gildy's New Spruce Scent - Leila Engaged (6.8Mb)
  184. Leila's Wedding Invitations (6.8Mb)
  185. Leila Leaves Town (6.8Mb)
  186. Gildy Contemplates Early Retirement (6.8Mb)
  187. Gildy Asks for a Raise (6.8Mb)
  188. Real Estate Agent - Hooker as a Boarder (13.5Mb)
  189. Pajama Party - Marjorie Gets Engaged (6.8Mb)
  190. Smitten by an Unknown Beautiful Lady (6.8Mb)
  191. Gildy Takes up the Great Books (6.8Mb)
  192. Birdy Takes a Vacation (6.8Mb)
  193. Jolly Boys Sponsor an Orphan (6.8Mb)
  194. Leroy Afraid of a Bully (6.8Mb)
  195. Leroy Wants a Motor Scooter (6.8Mb)
  196. Christmas Caroling at Gildersleeve's (13.5Mb)
  197. Big New Year's Costume Ball (6.8Mb)
  198. Leila Back for a Visit - Gildy in Love (6.8Mb)
  199. Jolly Boy's Sleigh Ride - Judge Hooker (6.8Mb)
  200. Dancing School (6.8Mb)
  201. Marjorie's Hotrod Boyfriend (6.8Mb)
  202. Magazine Salesman (6.8Mb)
  203. Old School Friend Visits Gildy (6.8Mb)
  204. Bessie's Cousin Substitutes for Her (6.8Mb)
  205. Getting Rid of Bessie (6.8Mb)
  206. Marjorie Flipped over Crooner Larry Lake (6.8Mb)
  207. Leroy and Craig Picked up Taking Lumber (6.8Mb)
  208. Stuck with Water Dept Money over Night (6.8Mb)
  209. First Day of Spring - New Piano Teacher (6.7Mb)
  210. Evening with Miss Piper (6.8Mb)
  211. Bird Watchers (6.8Mb)
  212. The Whole Town Is Talking (26.8Mb)
  213. Leila's Party for Joanne (26.7Mb)
  214. The Great Tchaikovsky Love Story (26.6Mb)
  215. Leroy Excluded from Craig's Party (6.8Mb)
  216. Leroy Excluded from Craig's Party (5.4Mb)
  217. Peavey Disappears (13.4Mb)
  218. Teacher's Problems (13.2Mb)
  219. Gildy Tries to Give up Smoking (14.1Mb)
  220. Called in by the IRS (6.8Mb)
  221. Gildy Tries to Renew Romance with Eve (6.8Mb)
  222. Getting Everything Snug for Winter (8.5Mb)
  223. In Trouble with Bessie's Boy Friend (13.5Mb)
  224. Teaching Leroy Borrowing and Finance (8.5Mb)
  225. Beautiful Visitor at the Bullards (8.5Mb)
  226. Marjorie's Baby Tending Assignment (8.5Mb)
  227. Congressman Gildersleeve (26.9Mb)
  228. Halloween Party (8.5Mb)
  229. Hayride (8.5Mb)
  230. Gildy Swindled on a Fur Coat (8.5Mb)
  231. Leroy in School Play (8.5Mb)
  232. Thanksgiving - Tom Sawyer Raft (8.5Mb)
  233. Fiscal Report Due (8.5Mb)
  234. Christmas Shopping (8.5Mb)
  235. Water Commissioner Accused of Loafing (8.5Mb)
  236. Leroy's Christmas Dog (7.9Mb)
  237. New Year's Eve Parties (8.5Mb)
  238. Anne Tuttle Is Back in Town (6.8Mb)
  239. Gildy Encourages Marjorie's New Romance (8.5Mb)
  240. School Board Election Gildy vs Hooker (8.5Mb)
  241. License Plate Time - Barber Shop Trip (8.5Mb)
  242. Acting Mayor (13.4Mb)
  243. Getting Glasses (8.5Mb)
  244. Leila's Cousin Adeline Fairchild Arrives (8.5Mb)
  245. Gildy Thinks Adeline's Stealing Birdie (8.5Mb)
  246. Gildy Helps Girl-Shy Leroy (8.5Mb)
  247. Gildy Considers Marriage (8.5Mb)
  248. Adeline's Beau Cecil - Duel (8.5Mb)
  249. Adeline Wants to Visit the Jolly Boys (8.5Mb)
  250. Marjorie in Love with Her French Teacher (8.5Mb)
  251. Gildy Raising Money for Baseball Field (8.4Mb)
  252. The Water Commissioner's Radio Speech (8.5Mb)
  253. Gildy's New Secretary (8.5Mb)
  254. Dinner Courtesy of Hercules Kitchenware (8.5Mb)
  255. Fish Fry (8.5Mb)
  256. Gildy Stays Home Sick (8.7Mb)
  257. Green Thumb Women's Club (8.5Mb)
  258. Gildy Drives a Mercedes (8.6Mb)
  259. Gildersleeve Fired as Water Commissioner (8.7Mb)
  260. Baby Girl Left in Gildy's Car (6.8Mb)
  261. Taking Care of Baby (6.8Mb)
  262. Taking Pictures of Baby Upsets Leroy (6.8Mb)
  263. Name the Baby Contest (6.8Mb)
  264. Gildy Tries to Reform for Welfare Invest (6.8Mb)
  265. Visit by Aunt Hattie (6.8Mb)
  266. Marjorie Ready to Marry to Keep Baby (6.8Mb)
  267. Gildy Proposes to Adeline (6.8Mb)
  268. Engagement (6.8Mb)
  269. Leila Ransome Back in Town (6.8Mb)
  270. Engaged to Leila and Adeline (6.8Mb)
  271. Water Commissioner's Helicopter Flight (6.8Mb)
  272. Leroy's Holiday Job (6.8Mb)
  273. Disappearing Christmas Presents (6.8Mb)
  274. Christmas Shopping (6.8Mb)
  275. Christmas Eve at Gildersleeve's (6.8Mb)
  276. A Wedding Is Imminent (6.8Mb)
  277. Gildy Takes up Writing (6.8Mb)
  278. Love Thy Neighbor (6.6Mb)
  279. Trip to the Dentist (6.8Mb)
  280. Eager Young Man at the Water Department (6.8Mb)
  281. Adeline's Hat Shop (6.8Mb)
  282. Hat Shop Grand Opening (6.8Mb)
  283. Leila Arrives to Close the Hat Shop (6.8Mb)
  284. Singing Lessons (6.8Mb)
  285. Leroy's Girl-Friend and Her Mother (6.8Mb)
  286. Gildy's Dream - Summerfield 1903 (6.8Mb)
  287. Leroy Faces Competition (6.8Mb)
  288. Gildy's New Secretary (6.8Mb)
  289. Acting Police Commissioner (6.8Mb)
  290. The Baby's Birthday Party Conflicts (6.8Mb)
  291. The Circus Comes to Summerfield (6.8Mb)
  292. Haunted House (26.8Mb)
  293. Detective Gildersleeve After Burglar (26.7Mb)
  294. Mysterious Girl on the Bus (6.8Mb)
  295. Gildy's Millionaire Friend Visits (6.8Mb)
  296. The_Great_Gildersleeve_49-05-18_328_Marjorie_and_Rodney,_the_Poet (6.8Mb)
  297. Gildy Sues Bullard (6.8Mb)
  298. Folk Dancing Class (6.8Mb)
  299. Songwriter (6.8Mb)
  300. Gildy's New Heartthrob - Nurse Milford (6.8Mb)
  301. no title (27.4Mb)
  302. Gildy at Hospital with Expectant Father (6.8Mb)
  303. Tom Cat Troubles (6.8Mb)
  304. The_Great_Gildersleeve_49-10-26_336_Gildys_Rival,_Dr_Olson (6.8Mb)
  305. Rivalry Continues at the Carnival (6.8Mb)
  306. Birthday Tea Party for Marjorie (6.8Mb)
  307. no title (27.3Mb)
  308. The Jolly Boys Band (6.8Mb)
  309. New Neighbor - Two Pants Pearson (6.8Mb)
  310. no title (27.1Mb)
  311. The Christmas Spirit (6.8Mb)
  312. no title (27.3Mb)
  313. Hayride (6.8Mb)
  314. no title (27.1Mb)
  315. Young French Diplomat Comes to Summerfield (6.8Mb)
  316. Dinner with Kathryn (6.8Mb)
  317. no title (27.2Mb)
  318. Gildy Tries to Learn the Samba (6.8Mb)
  319. no title (27.3Mb)
  320. no title (27.3Mb)
  321. Jolly Boy Election (6.8Mb)
  322. no title (27.2Mb)
  323. Gildy's Blade (6.8Mb)
  324. no title (27.1Mb)
  325. no title (27.1Mb)
  326. House Guest - Judge Hooker (6.8Mb)
  327. no title (27.3Mb)
  328. Leroy's Billy Goat (6.8Mb)
  329. no title (27.2Mb)
  330. no title (27.1Mb)
  331. no title (27.2Mb)
  332. no title (27.2Mb)
  333. Fishing Trip to Grass Lake (6.8Mb)
  334. Bronco the Real Estate Salesman (6.8Mb)
  335. Sadie Hawkins Day Dance (6.8Mb)
  336. House Boat (6.8Mb)
  337. Vacation Plans on the House Boat (6.8Mb)
  338. Marjorie Is Pregnant (6.6Mb)
  339. Visiting In-Laws - Mrs Thompson's Sister (6.8Mb)
  340. Gildy Looking for New Secretary (6.8Mb)
  341. Gildy Shares Leroy's Piano Lessons (6.8Mb)
  342. Community Chest Football Game - Leroy (6.8Mb)
  343. Bullard Runs for Mayor (6.8Mb)
  344. Weight Problems (6.8Mb)
  345. Election Day (6.8Mb)
  346. A Better Man Than Bullard (6.8Mb)
  347. Summerfield Centennial Pageant (6.8Mb)
  348. Water Department Calendar (6.8Mb)
  349. Leroy's First Date (6.8Mb)
  350. Leroy's Laundry Business (6.8Mb)
  351. Chief Gates on the Spot (6.8Mb)
  352. Christmas Show - A Present for Kathryn (6.8Mb)
  353. Gildy-Bullard Double Date New Year's Eve (6.8Mb)
  354. Marjorie Craves Sauerkraut (6.8Mb)
  355. Gildy Is Worn out from Late Dating (6.8Mb)
  356. A Nervous Expectant Father (6.8Mb)
  357. A Shower for Marjorie (6.8Mb)
  358. Day off for Peavey - 30th Anniversary (6.8Mb)
  359. Throwing Snowballs (6.8Mb)
  360. Marjorie's Babies Arrive (5.1Mb)
  361. Trying to Name the Twins (6.8Mb)
  362. Marjorie and the Twins Coming Home - Grandpa Isn't Needed (6.8Mb)
  363. Gildy Pushes Attendance at the Jolly Boys Club (6.8Mb)
  364. Bronco Tries to Run the House (5.3Mb)
  365. Gildy and Leroy Baby Sit the Twins (6.8Mb)
  366. Bullard Needs Boat Access (6.8Mb)
  367. Gildy Worried That Kids Want to Leave (6.8Mb)
  368. Leroy in Love with Marcelle (6.8Mb)
  369. Leroy's Pony (6.8Mb)
  370. Spring Cleaning the Judge's House (6.8Mb)
  371. Marjorie and Bronco's First Anniversary (6.8Mb)
  372. Boating Date with Katharine (6.8Mb)
  373. Bronco's Father Arrives - Twins Are Named (6.8Mb)
  374. Leaving on Vacation to Half Moon Lake - Gildy's Schedule (6.8Mb)
  375. Leroy Buys a Car (5.1Mb)
  376. County Fair Comes to Summerfield (6.8Mb)
  377. Getting Ready for School - Women Trouble (6.3Mb)
  378. Marjorie Gets a Job (7.1Mb)
  379. Gildy Wants to Be Re-Elected President of the Jolly Boys Club (6.9Mb)
  380. Leroy Visits the Judge (6.8Mb)
  381. Bronco Almost Forgets About His First Date with Marjorie (6.8Mb)
  382. Gildy Takes Mrs Winthrop and Babs on a Picnic (6.8Mb)
  383. Halloween and Gildy Finds a Lost Boy (6.8Mb)
  384. Marjorie and Bronco Want to Build a House (6.8Mb)
  385. Problems Removing an Oak Tree (6.8Mb)
  386. Inviting Thanksgiving Guests (6.8Mb)
  387. Getting Leroy to Study and Grow Up (6.8Mb)
  388. Leroy Selling Christmas Trees (6.8Mb)
  389. Christmas Show (27.1Mb)
  390. Opening Last Christmas Presents (6.8Mb)
  391. Gildy Wants New Job to Keep up with Bronco (6.8Mb)
  392. Gildy Has Disappeared - In Hospital (4.3Mb)
  393. Gildy Talks to Everyone About Operation (6.2Mb)
  394. Trying to Be Alone with Paula (6.9Mb)
  395. Gildy Protects Hooker from Mona (6.9Mb)
  396. Gildy Hires Mrs Munson and Gets Floyd Too (6.9Mb)
  397. Engagement Ring Mixup (6.8Mb)
  398. Civic Coordinator (6.8Mb)
  399. Leroy's Week of Freedom (6.9Mb)
  400. Bullard Is House Guest - Need Two Thousand Dollar Loan (6.9Mb)
  401. Train Trip to Omaha (6.9Mb)
  402. Gildy's Garden (6.8Mb)
  403. Television Comes to Summerfield (6.7Mb)
  404. Colorful Past (7Mb)
  405. Easter Sunrise Service (6.8Mb)
  406. Leroy the Bee Keeper (6.8Mb)
  407. Diving for Publicity (6.8Mb)
  408. Bad Report Card - No Camp (6.8Mb)
  409. Leroy the Singing Cowboy (6.8Mb)
  410. Bronco Coming Home - Gildy and Leroy Fishing (6.9Mb)
  411. Happy Moving Day (6.6Mb)
  412. Leroy's Bike Motor (6.9Mb)
  413. Katie Lee Visits Summerfield (6.7Mb)
  414. no title (6.8Mb)
  415. Bronco Wants a Wall Between Yards (6.8Mb)
  416. Guess the Number of Beans Contest (7.1Mb)
  417. Miss McKinley of the Complaint Dept (6.9Mb)
  418. no title (27.4Mb)
  419. Fishing with Miss McKinley (7.1Mb)
  420. Back Yard Camping (7Mb)
  421. Bronco Sells Gildy's House (7Mb)
  422. Leroy Behaving Too Well (6.9Mb)
  423. Gildy Goes on a Diet (7Mb)
  424. Leroy's Million Dollar Laundry (6.8Mb)
  425. Cousin Emily Comes for a Visit (7Mb)
  426. Winning Leroy Back from Emily (7.1Mb)
  427. Cleaning Bullard's House (7Mb)
  428. Driver's License Test (6.9Mb)
  429. Hooker and Peavey Are Feuding (7Mb)
  430. Economize (6.9Mb)
  431. Ladies Man (7Mb)
  432. Watch Trouble (6.9Mb)
  433. Gildy the Athlete (6.9Mb)
  434. The Suggestion Box (5.3Mb)
  435. Gildersleeve vs. Golf (27.5Mb)
  436. Problems With Leroy's Teacher (27Mb)
  437. Leroy's Gift (6.8Mb)
  438. Miss Grace Tuttle and Bird Watching (6.8Mb)
  439. The Birthday Duck Dinner (6.8Mb)
  440. Leroy's Part Time Employment (6.9Mb)
  441. Grace Tuttle's Brother Sydney (6.8Mb)
  442. Gildy and Leroy Alone for Christmas (6.5Mb)
  443. New Year's Eve with Peavey (7Mb)
  444. Leila Back in Town - Sydney Tuttle (6.9Mb)
  445. Gildy and Sidney Help Leila (6.8Mb)
  446. no title (6.7Mb)
  447. Gildy and Grace Tuttle (6.9Mb)
  448. The_Great_Gildersleeve_53-02-04_483_Rivals,_Leila_and_Grace,_Meet (6.7Mb)
  449. Two Dates for Mayor's Valentine Party (7.1Mb)
  450. Gildy in Trouble with Leila and Grace (6.7Mb)
  451. Gildy's Great Dane Causes Peavey Trouble (8.5Mb)
  452. Extra Help at the Water Department (8.1Mb)
  453. Leroy Moves out to Marjorie's (8.1Mb)
  454. The Jam Session (8.3Mb)
  455. Cleaning House - Rummage Sale (8.6Mb)
  456. Easter Sunrise Service (8.2Mb)
  457. Leroy Has Trouble with the Mayor's Son (8.2Mb)
  458. Boy's Club Takes over Jolly Boy Clubroom (8.2Mb)
  459. Marjorie and Bronco Are Fighting (8.4Mb)
  460. Bottled Water Company Stock (8.7Mb)
  461. Anniversary Present (8.3Mb)
  462. Gildy Going to Europe (8.2Mb)
  463. Leroy's Theme (8.3Mb)
  464. Witness at the Wedding (8.5Mb)
  465. Birdie May Move to Marjorie's House (8.5Mb)
  466. Leroy Has the Mumps - Train Stop (8.5Mb)
  467. Gift for Miss Tuttle (8.5Mb)
  468. Swimming Trip to Grass Lake (8.5Mb)
  469. Togetherness (6.9Mb)
  470. Buying a Spray Gun (7Mb)
  471. Mae Home from Vacation - Engaged (6.9Mb)
  472. Leroy Going to Visit Aunt Hattie (6.9Mb)
  473. The Water Commissioner Is Fired (6.8Mb)
  474. Deciding on a Lake Cabin (7Mb)
  475. A Fish Story (6.9Mb)
  476. Sufficient Unto One's Self (6.9Mb)
  477. Leroy's Girl - Jo Mac (6.9Mb)
  478. Gildy Helps Raise Ronnie (6.9Mb)
  479. Birdie's Mystery Cake Recipe (6.9Mb)
  480. Baby Sitter Gildy (6.8Mb)
  481. Flattery (6.8Mb)
  482. Home Haircut (6.7Mb)
  483. Gildy Involved with Teacher and Principal (6.7Mb)
  484. Fire Bells Are Ringing (6.9Mb)
  485. Unwilling Witness (6.9Mb)
  486. Impulsive Gildy Almost Gets Married (6.9Mb)
  487. The Authority Figure (6.8Mb)
  488. Gildy the Athlete vs Doc Olsen (6.9Mb)
  489. Dinner Mixup with Peavey and Girls (6.9Mb)
  490. Gildy Earns Christmas Money Selling Insurance (6.9Mb)
  491. Taking Bessie to the Dance (6.8Mb)
  492. Gildy and Hooker Feud at Christmas (17Mb)
  493. Selling Trees for Needy Children's Party (16.9Mb)
  494. New Year's Eve at Home with Leroy (6.9Mb)
  495. Irene's Father Pushes for a Wedding (6.8Mb)
  496. Gildy in the Doghouse with Irene (6.7Mb)
  497. Leroy Going Steady (6.9Mb)
  498. Bronco Mad at Gildy for Interfering (6.7Mb)
  499. Evening Conference with Leroy's Teacher (6.9Mb)
  500. Judge Hooker's Annual Dinner (6.9Mb)
  501. Gildy the Budding Politician (6.9Mb)
  502. Jolly Boys Election (6.9Mb)
  503. Paula Winthrop Back in Town (7Mb)
  504. 3-10-1954 Old Fashioned Square* (27.4Mb)
  505. 3-17-1954 Marie Olsen* (27.5Mb)
  506. 3-24-1954 Hobby Show* (27.5Mb)
  507. 3-31-1954 Involved with Two Girls* (27.5Mb)
  508. 4-7-1954 Marie Teaches Bronco French (27.4Mb)
  509. 4-14-1954 Bronco's Dinner Party (27.5Mb)
  510. 4-21-1954 Charming Marie Olsen* (27.5Mb)
  511. The_Great_Gildersleeve_54-04-28_547_Gildy_Swears_off_Girls,_but_Meets_Thelma (27.5Mb)
  512. 5-12-1954 Dr Olsen is Leaving Town* (27.5Mb)
  513. 5-19-1954 Running for Sheriff* (27.5Mb)
  514. Visit by Aunt Hattie (6.7Mb)
  515. Trying to End Aunt Hattie's Stay (7Mb)
  516. A Pal To Leroy (3.2Mb)
  517. Floyd's Inheritance (5.4Mb)
  518. Vacation Time (4.7Mb)
  519. #498 AFRTS Doye O'Dell's Dude Ranch - ep 01 of 02 circa 1955-57 (14.3Mb)
  520. Judge Returns from Europe (14.2Mb)
  521. Peavy Mayor Expect Gildy's Help in Mayor Election (7.3Mb)
  522. Water Reservoir Down (57-03-07) (AFRS 508) (13.6Mb)
  523. Family Prepares For Easter (10.2Mb)
  524. Bessie's Vacation (5.8Mb)
  525. Leila's Antique Vase (11.6Mb)
  526. Birdie Heiress (9.1Mb)
  527. Invents A Water Filter (10.2Mb)

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