Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Eve Arden ...  Connie Brooks 130 episodes, 1952-1956
Gale Gordon ...  Osgood Conklin 130 episodes, 1952-1956
Jane Morgan ...  Mrs Margaret Davis / ... 115 episodes, 1952-1956
Robert Rockwell ...  Philip Boynton 107 episodes, 1952-1956
Richard Crenna ...  Walter Denton 94 episodes, 1952-1955
Gloria McMillan Gloria McMillan ...  Harriet Conklin 92 episodes, 1952-1955
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Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher Boynton. In the last year she switches to Mrs. Nestor's private school. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

3 October 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Våran fröken See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview Eve Arden said that she had received several offers from various high schools to be an English teacher. Even if she were qualified to be a teacher, she said she couldn't afford the pay cut. She was making over $200,000 a year, which was equivalent to about $2,000,000 in 2015. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Enright: When I was in my teens, there weren't very many stars on television.
Connie Brooks: When you were in your teens, there weren't many stars on the flag.
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Referenced in Dinah!: Episode dated 4 June 1976 (1976) See more »

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Whistling Bells
(1955-56)
Music by Farian I. Myers
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magnificent piece of TV history
10 September 2013 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

The first thing you notice is the voice. Even before you look at the picture you notice the voice. Eve Arden started off as a showgirl but soon learned that it was her voice and aggressive delivery that would make her a star -- and it did. Like many, she tried to translate her talent into TV ... and succeeded. Easily the template for every high school TV series and movie that followed, brimming with stars (Gale Gordon, Richard Crenna). Gordon would later appear as a regular in several iterations of the Lucy show (each progressively worse than the last) and Crenna became a major TV star. No coincidence that Eve was brought out of mothballs years later to play her old character in GREASE. Nominated for awards .. and won several. Superb way to remember an era gone by.


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