Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Eve Arden ...  Connie Brooks 130 episodes, 1952-1956
Gale Gordon ...  Osgood Conklin 130 episodes, 1952-1956
Jane Morgan ...  Mrs Margaret Davis / ... 115 episodes, 1952-1956
Robert Rockwell ...  Philip Boynton 107 episodes, 1952-1956
Richard Crenna ...  Walter Denton 94 episodes, 1952-1955
Gloria McMillan Gloria McMillan ...  Harriet Conklin 92 episodes, 1952-1955
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Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter, fights with Principal Conklin, and tries to snag shy biology teacher Boynton. In the last year she switches to Mrs. Nestor's private school. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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USA

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English

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3 October 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Våran fröken See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Eve Arden's character, Connie Brooks, maintained an unresolved love with Philip Boynton (Robert Rockwell) throughout the series. In reality, Eve was more than 12 years older than Robert. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Enright: When I was in my teens, there weren't very many stars on television.
Connie Brooks: When you were in your teens, there weren't many stars on the flag.
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Connections

Referenced in Night Court: P.S. Do I Know You? (1992) See more »

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Whistling Bells
(1955-56)
Music by Farian I. Myers
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THE FUNNIEST OF THEM ALL
15 August 2000 | by ivan-22See all my reviews

To me this is the funniest TV sitcom ever made. Its type of humor is absolutely unique and can't be found anywhere else, a refined type of camp that produces a ticklish bitter-sweet inner chuckle. One wonders how much Eve Arden had to do with it. The show is unthinkable without her. In other roles she exhibits the same trademark worldweariness. Half the time she seems to be talking to herself, surrounded as she is, by a mass of clueless, shallow, though likable humanity. Miss Brooks inhabits a kind of solipsistic universe in which she seems to be the only one really alive. Yet the deadness of others seems to drag her down to a point where she is just going through the motions of living. Depression was never funnier. All other characters are adorable, particularly the landlady.


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