Television shows like "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
" and "The Andy Griffith Show" mirrored the innocence of life in the dusty city of Tucson, Az.
Old Time Radio's Comedy Couples, available for pre-order from BearManor Media, tells the stories of five couples who were married both on the air and in real life: Goodman and Jane Ace ("Easy Aces"); Phil Harris and Alice Faye; Ozzie and Harriet
Nelson; George Burns and Gracie Allen; and Jim and Marian Jordan ("Fibber McGee and Molly").
Classic TV shows available for streaming include episode selections from shows like Bonanza, Cavalcade of Stars, Sherlock Holmes, Beverly Hillbillies, Andy Griffith, Dragnet, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
and many, many more.
Everyone in Ozzie and Harriet
's house puts on an innocence show--though they are far from innocent, they are so very effective at convincing themselves and others of their lovely, orderly ease, their innate "goodness." Of course, at the end, we realize they all see Zung.
Scott Elliott, the production stars Bill Pullman and Holly Hunter (both sensational) as Ozzie and Harriet
, savage caricatures of the archetypal all-American mom and dad who are dumbfounded by the transformation of their soldier son who fought in Vietnam and returns home blind.
In 1944, ''The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
,'' starring Ozzie and Harriet
Nelson, made its debut on CBS Radio.
"In a world of 'Ozzie and Harriet
' parents, this might be a good thing.
He looks at The Goldbergs, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
, I Love Lucy, Donna Reed, Leave It to Beaver, The Honeymooners, The Partridge Family, The Waltons, The Beverly Hillbillies, Maude, The Jeffersons, The Brady Bunch, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Our Miss Brooks, The Nurses, Cagney & Lacey, Charlie's Angels, Rhoda, Annie Oakley, The Avengers, The Girl from UNCLE, and other series, and women in variety shows, news, and sports coverage, making comparisons to more contemporary shows along the way.
A The actress is Tracy Nelson and she is a sixth generation performer through her paternal grandmother Harriet Nelson and her husband Ozzie, who had an American TV show called The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
By the 1930s, he had become a contract player with Warner Brothers in Hollywood, where he worked alongside Humphrey Bogart, Carole Lombard, Shirley Temple, and Bette Davis and had regular roles in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
. After a stint on Broadway, Talbot returned to Hollywood and joined the fledgling Screen Actors Guild.
The secular legalist group assured that, for the time being, parent-teacher groups "remain free to hold family dances and other events, but the time has long since passed for public school resources to encourage stereotyping from the days of Ozzie and Harriet
. Not every girl today is interested in growing up to be Cinderella--not even in Cranston.