1313 Blue View Terrace, Los Angeles, California, the residence of the Riley Family: Chester, a riveter with Stevenson Aircraft and Associates; his wife Peggy; and their children, Babs and Junior. Stories relate the trials and tribulations of a not-too-bright husband and his family. Jackie Gleason's bug-eyed portrayal of Riley did not catch on, and the program was
canceled after only one season.
Show Type: NBC Sitcom
First Telecast: January 2, 1953
Last Episode: May 28,1958
Last Telecast: August 22, 1958
Episodes: 217 B/W Episodes NBC Broadcasting History
January 2,1953 - June 8,1956....Fridays 8:30 P.M.
September 14,1956 - May 23,1958....Friday 8:00 P.M.
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