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Gildy Meets Marie (Aired March 17, 1954)
The Great Gildersleeve (1941-1957 - Gildy Meets Marie (03-17-54) The character was given several conflicting first names on Fibber McGee and Molly, and on one episode his middle name was revealed as Philharmonic. Gildy admits as much at the end of "Gildersleeve's Diary" on the Fibber McGee and Molly series (10/22/40). He soon became so popular that Kraft Foods — looking primarily to promote its Parkay margarine spread — sponsored a new series with Peary's Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve as the central, slightly softened, and slightly befuddled focus of a lively new family. HIS EPISODE: March 17, 1954. "Gildy Meets Marie" NBC network origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Gildersleeve gets a date with Marie, a new girl in town, to get revenge on his rival, Dr. Olsen. Andy White (writer), Bud Hiestand (announcer), George Neise, Gladys Holland, John Elliotte (writer), Lillian Randolph, Mary Shipp, Richard LeGrand, Walter Tetley, Willard Waterman. 29:49. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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