COURTSHIP OF EDDIE'S FATHER, THE: A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIEND (TV)

Summary

One in this series about Tom Corbett, a widower, and his young son, Eddie. In this episode, Eddie is staying with Norman while Tom is away on business, when Rodney (Sammy Davis, Jr.) a friend of Norm's, comes into town for a visit. Rodney is an obsessively cautious insurance agent who lives his life in fear of accidents, germs, and allergic reactions -- always calculating risk. Eddie and Norm help Rodney get over some of his neuroses when the three are trapped in a stalled elevator. Includes commercials.


Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: February 9, 1972 Wednesday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:28:37
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:23178
  • GENRE: Comedy
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV series, 1969-1972
  • COMMERCIALS: TV - Commercials - Hi C fruit-flavored drink^TV - Commercials - Armour hot dogs^TV - Commercials - A & P Eight O'Clock coffee^TV - Commercials - Foster Grant sunglasses^TV - Commercials - Tang (grapefruit flavored)

Credits

  • James Komack … Producer
  • Ralph Riskin … Associate Producer
  • Hal Cooper … Director
  • Stan Cutler … Writer
  • Martin Donovan … Writer
  • Mark Toby … Series based on the novel by
  • Nilsson (See also: Nilsson, Harry) … Theme Music by, Theme song "My Best Friend" written and performed by
  • George Tipton … Music by
  • Bill Bixby … Cast, Tom Corbett
  • James Komack … Cast, Norman Tinker
  • Brandon Cruz … Cast, Eddie
  • Sammy Davis Jr. … Cast, Rodney River, Jr.