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"My Favorite Husband"Lucille Ball & Richard Denning
© 1999-2001 by Gregg Oppenheimer 

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Lucille Ball with Richard Denning

Richard Denning (as George Cooper)
with Lucille Ball (starring as Liz Cooper)
in My Favorite Husband


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Episode Nos. 1-13 | 14-25 | 26-34 | 35-43
44-52 | 53-61 | 62-70 | 71-79 | 80-88

89-97 | 98-107 | 108-116 | 117-125

My Favorite Husband
Episode Guide
(Nos. 1-13)
Starring Lucille Ball
With Lee Bowman ("Special Preview Program" only)
With 
Richard Denning (all other episodes)
Produced & Directed by Gordon Hughes
(episodes 1, 3-13 & "Special Preview Program)

Produced & Directed by Jess Oppenheimer(episodes 14-125)
Written by  Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll Jr. (episodes 13-125)
Featuring Ruth Perrott as Katy the Maid
Original Music by Marlin Skiles
Conducted by
Wilbur Hatch
Announcer Bob LeMond
Broadcast over
CBS Radio(7/5/48-3/31/51)
Sustaining
(unsponsored) (1948)
Sponsored by
JELL-O (General Foods) (1949-1951)

7/5/48: "George's Old Flame"
Special Preview Program
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Frank Fox and Bill Davenport
Story: Instead of celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary, George takes Liz to a party to see his old flame, Myra Ponsonby.
Guests: Hal March (as Cory Cartwright), Jay Novello (as Mr. Minke), and Hans Conried (as the caddy).

7/23/48:"The Literary Club"
My Favorite Husband Episode 1
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Frank Fox and Bill Davenport
Story: Liz invites the Literary Club's guest speaker, big game hunter and author Captain Derek Allingham, over to the house for dinner.
Guests: Hal March (as Cory Cartwright), Doris Singleton (as Alice Sturm), and Joseph Kearns (as Captain Allingham.
 First regularly scheduled show of the series.

7/30/48:"The Magazine Photographer"
My Favorite Husband Episode 2
Produced by Gordon Hughes
Directed by Harry Ackerman

Script by Frank Fox and Bill Davenport
Story: With George sick in bed, a magazine photographer is coming to take pictures of the Cugat home.
Guests: Hal March (as Cory Cartwright), Hans Conried, and William Johnston

8/6/48:"Liz's Portrait"
My Favorite Husband Episode 3
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Frank Fox and Bill Davenport
Story: George pretends to be sick to keep an eye on the handsome artist who is spending all day at the house, painting Liz's portrait.
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), Jeff Chandler (as the artist), William Johnston (as the doctor), and Mary Shipp (as the Nurse).

8/13/48:"The Kissing Booth"
My Favorite Husband Episode 4
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Frank Fox, Bill Davenport, JohnHayes & Ben Gersham
Story: George and Liz both think helping out the local charity bazaar is a great idea, until each finds out that the other one volunteered to run a kissing booth.
Guests: Isobel Randolph (as Mrs. Medwick), Jay Novello (as Mr. Estabrook), Mary Shipp, Jack Carroll, and Harry Bartel.

8/20/48:"Liz Teaches the Samba"
My Favorite Husband Episode 5
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll Jr.
Story: George talks Liz into teaching Wally, the son of the bank's' First Vice President, Mr. Kimbrough, how to dance the Samba, and Wally gets a crush on Liz.
Guests: John Hiestand (as cory Cartwright), Dick Crenna (as Wally) and Jack Carol.
 First Lucy script written by Madelyn Pugh & BobCarroll Jr.

8/27/48:"Matrimony on the Rocks"
My Favorite Husband Episode 6
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll Jr. and John Hayes
Story: Liz buys a book called "Is Your Ship of Matrimony on the Rocks", and George goes to talk to the psychiatrist author, who turns out to be a gorgeous female.
Guest: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright).

9/3/48:"Liz's Mother Gets Engaged"
My Favorite Husband Episode 7
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Frank Fox and Bill Davenport
Story: Liz's mother is all set to marry Houston oil man Dan Carson, but suddenly gets second thoughts.
Guest: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright) and Bill Johnston.

9/10/48:"Liz Has Her Fortune Told"
My Favorite Husband Episode 8
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by John Hayes, Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll Jr.
Story: A swami at the Gypsy Tea Room predicts that one of Liz's old flames will reappear to menace her marriage.
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), Hans Conried (as Mr. Entwhistle) and Joseph Kearns (as Mr. Meegor).

9/17/48:"Liz and the General"
My Favorite Husband Episode 9
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll Jr. and John Hayes
Story: Liz befriends her eccentric old neighbor, General Timberlake.
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), and Hans Conried (as General Timberlake).

9/24/48:"The Boys Think Liz Is Pregnant"
My Favorite Husband Episode 10
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Jack Crutcher
Story: Liz is knitting baby booties for an expectant friend, and George and Mr. Atterbury think Liz is pregnant.
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), Hans Conried (as George's boss, Mr. Atterbury), Jean VanderPyl (as the Nurse) and Laurette Fillbrandt (as Jane).

10/2/48:"Young Matron's League Tryouts"
My Favorite Husband Episode 11
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Jess Oppenheimer
Story: Liz secretly tries out for a role in the Young Matron's League play in an attempt to impress visiting Hollywood director Anatole Brodney.
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), Hans Conried (as Professor Schweinkamph), Bea Benaderet (as Mrs. Worthingill), and Jean VanderPyl.
 First Lucy script written by Jess Oppenheimer

10/3/48:"George's Old Flame"
My Favorite Husband Episode 12
Revision of "Special Preview Program"(7/5/48)
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes

Script by Frank Fox & Bill Davenport
Story:
Instead of celebrating their tenth wedding anniversary, George takes Liz to a party to see his old flame, Myra Ponsonby.
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), Jay Novello (as Mr. Minke), Janet Scott (as Mother), and Hans Conried (as the caddy).
 Episode 84 ("Anniversary" - 4/16/50) is often confused with this episode. In this episode, Lucy's character is still named "Liz Cugat" while in Episode 84 Lucy's character is named "Liz Cooper."

10/9/48:"Young Matron's League Play"
My Favorite Husband Episode 13
Produced & directed by Gordon Hughes
Script by Jess Oppenheimer, Madelyn Pugh & Bob Carroll Jr.
Story: George not only finds out that Liz is in the Young Matron's League play -- he gets a role in it himself!
Guests: John Hiestand (as Cory Cartwright), Hans Conried (as Mr. Snodgrass), and Bea Benaderet (as Mrs. Worthingill).

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Episode Nos. 1-13 | 14-25 | 26-34 | 35-43
44-52 | 53-61 | 62-70 | 71-79 | 80-88

89-97 | 98-107 | 108-116 | 117-125

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