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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Jackie Gleason Show' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Jackie Gleason Show':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)





May 14, 1955: Songs And Witty Sayings
Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton enter an amateur night contest as a mind-reading act. Unexpected as their stiffest competition are Alice and Trixie.

April 18, 1970:
Their nights out with the boys come to an abrupt halt for Ralph and Ed when their wives lay down a new law.

May 16, 1970:
The prospect of a $200 cash prize lures the Kramdens and Nortons into show business. They all turn up at the local theater on amateur night.

May 23, 1970:
Ralph tells everybody of his friendship with Jackie Gleason and promises to deliver the star to the annual Raccoons club dance.

June 6, 1970:
The ownership of a TV set won at the theater almost breaks up a friendship between Kramden and Norton.

August 22, 1970:
The Kramdens and Nortons stop off in Africa on the last leg of their round-the-world tour.





September 17, 1966: In Twenty-Five Words Or Less
Season 1, episode 1
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Madeleine Sherwood, George O'Hanlon Sr., Howard St. John, Phil Gordon.
The good luck of his in-laws prompts Ralph Kramden to enter a slew of contests with big hopes of a big win.

October 1, 1966: Ship Of Fools
Season 1, episode 3
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Dick Sterling, Howard St. John, William Wyler.
The Kramdens and Nortons embark on a musical sojourn around the world after Ralph's surprise win in a slogan contest.

October 8, 1966: Poor People In Paris
Season 1, episode 4
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With George Petrie, Dick Lynn, Martyn Green, Robert Dryden, Jerry Bergen.
The Kramdens and Nortons arrive in Paris, the first stop in their around-the-world frolic.

October 15, 1966: Confusion - Italian Style
Season 1, episode 5
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With George Petrie, Robert Dryden, Jomar Cidoni.
The Kramdens and Nortons arrive in Rome on their round-the-world jaunt, where Alice is suspected of having a romance.

October 29, 1966: The Curse Of The Kramdens
Season 1, episode 7
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Dick O'Neill, Dan Morgan, Walter Kinsella, Neil Fitzgerald, Robert Dryden.
The Kramdens and Nortons are persuaded to expose the legend of some Gaelic ghosts by moving into a reputed-to-be-haunted castle.

November 12, 1966: The Honeymooners In England
Season 1, episode 8
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Louis Nye, Robert Coote, Christopher Hewett.
On their arrival in London, the Kramdens and Nortons run afoul of stern Buckingham Palace guards and staid British television.

November 19, 1966: You're In The Picture
Season 1, episode 9
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Rita Gam, Mario Alcalde, Johnny Morgan.
The touring Nortons and Kramdens arrive in Spain, and a pretty conspirator attempts to hoodwink them out of $500 by making Ralph the hero of an escapade.

December 3, 1966: We Spy
Season 1, episode 11
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Edward Carney, Robert Dryden, Nicholas Saunders, Leon Janney, Victor Merinow.
Germany is the next stop for the touring Kramdens and Nortons, whose innocent stroll behind the Iron Curtain almost causes an international crisis.

January 7, 1967: King Of The Castle
Season 1, episode 16
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Johnny Morgan.
Kramden and Norton decide to assert their independence at home.

February 28, 1971: Rififi - Brooklyn Style
Season 1, episode 22
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Pert Kelton, William Wyler, Johnny Morgan, Dick Lynn, Ted Beniades.
Kramden and Norton hatch a scheme to get Ralph a promotion at the bus company -- despite complications presented by Ralph's interfering mother-in-law.

April 15, 1967: Flushing Ho!
Season 1, episode 26
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Franklin Cover, Robert Dryden, Ted Beniades.
The Kramdens and Nortons decide to pull up stakes in Brooklyn and share an apartment in Flushing after encountering financial woes.





September 16, 1967: Hair To A Fortune
Season 2, episode 2
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Coley Worth, George Petrie, Ben Hammer, Gordon B. Clarke.
Ralph and Ed buy a "miracle" hair-restoring formula in one of their recurring get-rich schemes. The boys decide to try the mixture first on Ralph's boss -- an experiment that ends in disaster.

October 21, 1967: Nephew Of The Bride
Season 2, episode 7
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With David Burns, Doro Merande.
Kramden and Norton play cupid for a matronly aunt who Ralph suspects is sabotaging his vacation plans.

November 18, 1967: Two Faces Of Ralph Kramden
Season 2, episode 11
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Bruce Gordon, Robert Strauss, Barbara Nichols, Frank Campanella, Ted Beniades.
Ralph Kramden becomes a stand-in for a gangland kingpin because of his resemblance to him. Ralph thinks he's got a job in the "insurance" field.

December 2, 1967: The Main Event
Season 2, episode 13
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Peter Palmer, George Petrie, Johnny Morgan, Dick Lynn.
Kramden and Norton take a fledgling boxer under their wing and try to turn him into a heavyweight champion.

December 16, 1967: To Whom It May Concern
Season 2, episode 15
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Paul Ford, George Petrie, Frank Logan, Robert Dryden, Tony Dean.
Ralph Kramden, believing he's been fired, sends a bitter letter to his boss. Then he's shocked to learn he's being promoted.





September 28, 1968: Sleepy Time Gal
Season 3, episode 1
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Richard Deacon, Greg Mullavey, George Petrie, Johnny Morgan, Jack Good, Robert Dryden.
Desperate to attend a Raccoons convention in Miami Beach, Ralph and Ed seek the aid of a hypnotist to elicit funds for the trip from Alice.

October 12, 1968: The Boy Next Door
Season 3, episode 3
W: Marvin Marx, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Kim Hunter.
Ralph and Ed have a "falling out" over Alice.





September 27, 1969: Play It Again, Norton
Season 4, episode 1
W: Robert Hilliard, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Paul Lynde, Joanna Roos, Robert Blackburn.
Ralph Kramden and Ed Norton pose as hippie songwriters and enter a contest offering a trip to Hollywood.

October 4, 1969: Ralph Goes Hollywood
Season 4, episode 2
W: Robert Hilliard, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Maureen O'Hara, Bing Crosby, Bert Parks, George Petrie.
Kramden and Norton try to convince Bing Crosby to record their song, "Love On a Bus."

October 11, 1969: Mexican Hat Trick
Season 4, episode 3
W: Robert Hilliard, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Carol Lawrence, Jesse White, Hector Elizondo, Phil Leeds, George Petrie, Jeremiah Morris, Pauly Dash, Epy Baca.
The Kramdens and Nortons go to Mexico for a weekend and Alice and Trixie are kidnapped.

October 18, 1969: The Curse Of The Cuckoo Thief
Season 4, episode 4

With George Chakiris.
A birthday shopping trip turns chaotic as guest star Chakiris plays shoplifter "Mousey the Dip".

November 1, 1969: The Honeymoon Is Over
Season 4, episode 6

With Mike Douglas, Bonnie Bartlett, Jan Miner, Michael Vale, Cully Richards.
The Kramdens and Nortons are invited to appear on television.

November 8, 1969: Happiness Is A Rich Uncle
Season 4, episode 7
W: Robert Hilliard, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Joey Heatherton, David Burns, Cully Richards, Faye Sappington, Dick Lynn, Lucille Blackton.

January 3, 1970:
Season 4, episode 13

With Marilyn Maye.
A musical salute to the months of the year. Lyn Duddy and Jerry Bresler, writers of the music and lyrics for "The Honeymooners", wrote 12 original songs acclaiming each month of the year.

January 10, 1970:
Season 4, episode 14

With Milton Berle, Alan Drake, Jackie Gayle, Irwin C. Watson.

January 17, 1970:
Season 4, episode 15

With George Burns, Morey Amsterdam, ventriloquist Aaron Williams.
Burns chatters away about Jack Benny in one spot, and merrily sings and spins yarns about a party at Edward G. Robinson's in another. Art Carney has a ball playing Ed Norton in a sewer skit without pal Ralph Kramden.

January 31, 1970:
Season 4, episode 16

With Jack Benny, Earl Wilson Jr., Sonny Sands.
Highlights: a song-and-dance number by Art Carney to "Steppin' Out With My Baby"; a comedy routine from Sonny Sands and a ventriloquist bit from Aaron Williams.

February 7, 1970:
Season 4, episode 17

With Milton Berle, Rodney Dangerfield, Timmie Rogers.
Gleason and Berle talk about space flights with "Dr. Jerome Collins", and they also team up for a musical-comedy reprise of historical events. Art Carney sings "If I Were a Rich Man".

February 14, 1970:
Season 4, episode 18

With Milton Berle, Lou Marsh, Tony Adams, Bob Melvin, Sonny Sands.
A Valentine Day frolic. Berle and Gleason exchange gifts -- and barbs. Then they team in a musical salute to vaudeville greats.

February 21, 1970: We're Off To See The Wizard
Season 4, episode 19
W: Robert Hilliard, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With Phil Leeds (Clarence Beauregard), George Church (Banker Morgan), Doro Merande (Emma Beauregard), Sammy Spear (Goldilocks).
The Kramdens and Nortons arrive in New Orleans for the Mardi Gras, but a mixup in hotel reservations forces them to seek shelter with a distant relative of Ed's, who happens to be a practitioner of phony spiritualism.

February 28, 1970: Operation: Protest
Season 4, episode 20
W: Robert Hilliard, Rod Parker, Walter Stone   D: Frank Bunetta

With William Wyler, John Beal (George Marshall), Tom Ligon (Clifford), Joan Murphy (Louise).
The Kramdens and Nortons return to New York for the premiere of "Love on a Bus", the movie for which Ralph and Ed wrote a prize-winning song. Kramden's grateful boss appoints him public relations director of the Gotham Bus Co., with Norton as his assistant.


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