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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV series)

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Country of origin  USA
Final episode date  23 March 1963
Number of episodes  25
7/10 IMDb

Composer(s)  Jimmie Haskell
First episode date  29 September 1962
Number of seasons  1
Genre  Sitcom
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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.

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Synopsis

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.

Guest stars

  • Harpo Marx
  • Buster Keaton
  • Charles Lane
  • Jim Nabors
  • Hope Summers
  • Kay Starr (at the time, producer Hal Stanley's wife)
  • Edward Everett Horton
  • Leo Gorcey
  • Jack Carter
  • Cecil Kellaway
  • References

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV series) Wikipedia


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