The Lloyd Bridges Show

Summary

The Lloyd Bridges Show is an American anthology drama series produced by Aaron Spelling, which aired on CBS from September 11, 1962, to May 28, 1963, starring and hosted by Lloyd Bridges.

The Lloyd Bridges Show
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Lloyd Bridges and Mary Murphy in episode "My Daddy Can Beat Your Daddy" (1963)
GenreAnthology drama
Written byRobert Towne
Directed byJohn Cassavetes
Jeffrey Hayden
Don Taylor
Abner Biberman
Don Siegel
StarringLloyd Bridges
ComposerRudy Schrager
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes34 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producerAaron Spelling
ProducerEverett Chambers
Running time22–24 minutes
Release
Original networkCBS
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseSeptember 11, 1962 (1962-09-11) –
May 28, 1963 (1963-05-28)

SynopsisEdit

[1][2]

Broadcast historyEdit

The Lloyd Bridges Show, a Four Star production, aired on Tuesday at 8 p.m. Eastern time; summer rebroadcasts aired from June to September 3, 1963. The series aired opposite the first season of ABC's military drama Combat!, starring Rick Jason and Vic Morrow, and the last season of NBC's western series Laramie starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, and Spring Byington. It followed rebroadcasts of the half-hour version of CBS's Gunsmoke under the title Marshal Dillon, starring James Arness.[3]

Notable guest starsEdit

Other guest stars included:

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"Wheresoever I Enter"September 11, 1962 (1962-09-11)
2"El Medico"September 18, 1962 (1962-09-18)
3"My Child Is Yet a Stranger"September 25, 1962 (1962-09-25)
4"A Pair of Boots"October 2, 1962 (1962-10-02)
5"Mr. Pennington's Machine"October 9, 1962 (1962-10-09)
6"Just Married"October 16, 1962 (1962-10-16)
7"Testing Ground"October 23, 1962 (1962-10-23)
8"War Song"October 30, 1962 (1962-10-30)
9"Yankee Stay Here"November 13, 1962 (1962-11-13)
10"The Miracle of Mesa Verde"November 20, 1962 (1962-11-20)
11"Little Man, Big Bridge"November 27, 1962 (1962-11-27)
12"Permission Granted"December 4, 1962 (1962-12-04)
13"Gentleman in Blue"December 11, 1962 (1962-12-11)
14"The Sound of Angels"December 18, 1962 (1962-12-18)
15"Now, You Take Your Average Rock"December 25, 1962 (1962-12-25)
16"The Scapegoat"January 1, 1963 (1963-01-01)
17"The Wonder of Wanda"January 8, 1963 (1963-01-08)
18"My Daddy Can Beat Your Daddy"January 22, 1963 (1963-01-22)
19"A Game for Alternate Mondays"January 29, 1963 (1963-01-29)
20"A Personal Matter"February 5, 1963 (1963-02-05)
21"The Skippy Mannox Story"February 12, 1963 (1963-02-12)
22"The Rising Moon"February 19, 1963 (1963-02-19)
23"To Walk with Stars"February 26, 1963 (1963-02-26)
24"The Courtship"March 5, 1963 (1963-03-05)
25"Gym in January"March 12, 1963 (1963-03-12)
26"The Sheridan Square"March 19, 1963 (1963-03-19)
27"Last Lion"April 2, 1963 (1963-04-02)
28"Tyrees of Capitol Hill"April 9, 1963 (1963-04-09)
29"Waltz of the Two Commuters"April 16, 1963 (1963-04-16)
30"Freedom Is for Those Who Want It"April 30, 1963 (1963-04-30)
31"The Ramp"May 7, 1963 (1963-05-07)
32"Without Wheat There Is No Bread"May 14, 1963 (1963-05-14)
33"The Epidemic"May 21, 1963 (1963-05-21)
34"Afternoon of the Champion"May 28, 1963 (1963-05-28)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alex McNeil, Total Television, New York: Penguin Books, 1996, 4th ed., p. 487
  2. ^ Fretts, Bruce (July 25, 1997). "Choice Reruns". Entertainment Weekly.com. Retrieved January 22, 2009.
  3. ^ 1962-1963 American network television schedule, in appendix of Total Television

External linksEdit

  • The Lloyd Bridges Show at IMDb
  • at CVTA with episode list