The Danny Thomas Show (1953–1965)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy, Family


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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family: his outspoken wife Kathy, teenage ... See full summary »


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5 May 2007 | dial911book
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| Some episodes online - free to enjoy
I saw reruns of this show as a youngster. Online, at www.tv4u.com, several episodes are available free, and they include the embedded commercials to add realism.

Recently I saw the episode, "The Visiting Englishman." It is a simple but fun episode that recalls the lower threshold of humor that apparently prevailed back then. The lines are written to be funny even if you don't watch the video -- in that way, it reminds me of radio show humor.

Nobody is ridiculed, the plot conflicts don't try to push the envelope and make some social statement, and nobody is really stupid -- thus it is unlike what passes for comedy these days.

Notice too -- the people speak good English and dress with respect for themselves and the viewer.

I enjoy seeing the 1950s America -- and thinking about what has changed -- and whether it has been for the better ... ?

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