Episodes: 18 (half-hour)
TV show dates: November 23, 1950 — March 29, 1951
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: Peter Lind Hayes, Mary Healy, Mary Wickes, and Claude Stroud.
TV show description:
This live variety show is set in a replica of the New Rochelle, NY home of husband and wife movie stars Peter Lind Hayes and Mary Healy. Each episode begins with a guest star speaking to someone over the phone, explaining that they’re having dinner with Peter and Mary.
Once the guest arrives at the Hayes and Healy household, their various talents (singing, dancing, comedy) are worked into the dinner party storyline.
Living with Peter and Mary are their housekeeper (Mary Wickes) and an unemployed comedian (Claude Stroud) who came for a visit and ended up moving in.
No details are available about this episode.
First aired: March 29, 1951.
Behind the Scenes
The show was initially called The Peter and Mary Show.
Wickes and Stroud aren’t seen after the December 14th episode.
Hayes and Healy returned 10 years later for a sitcom on NBC called Peter Loves Mary.