Country of origin USA
Final episode date 23 March 1963
Number of episodes 25
Composer(s) Jimmie Haskell
First episode date 29 September 1962
Number of seasons 1
|Created by Hal Stanley, based on the 1939 theatrical movie|
Starring Fess Parker Sandra Warner Red Foley
Theme music composer Irving Taylor Hal Stanley
Opening theme "Mr. Smith Goes To Washington"
Network American Broadcasting Company
Cast Fess Parker, Sandra Warner, Red Foley
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is an American sitcom that aired on ABC starring Fess Parker. The series, which aired from October 1962 to March 1963, was based on the 1939 Frank Capra film of the same name, starring James Stewart in the title role.
Fess Parker as Eugene Smith, an honest but unsophisticated U.S. senator from an unidentified small-populated state. According to the story line, Eugene Smith is elected to a Senate vacancy after the death of an incumbent. The series also features Sandra Warner as Parker's wife, Pat Smith; country music singer Red Foley as the senator's Uncle Cooter, Rita Lynn as Smith's secretary, Miss Kelly, and Stan Irwin as Smith's chauffeur, Arnie.
ReferencesMr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV series) Wikipedia
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