The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Season 5
S05 E01Oct 4, 1954
Filmed Show #105 Oct 4, 1954 George and Gracie start their fifth season by inviting some reporters over to see a telecast of their show. George, trying to establish good relations with the press, rehearses Gracie in the proper things to say. Gracie, being Gracie, helps out by bringing some strangers home to join the party.
S05 E02Oct 11, 1954
Filmed Show #106 Oct 11, 1954 Gracie hires a carpenter to build a dresser. She then tries to fool her neighbors into thinking George built it by himself.
S05 E03Oct 18, 1954
Filmed Show #109 Oct 18, 1954 Gracie throws an extravagant wedding, but George can't figure out why his wife has taken on this responsibility.
S05 E04Oct 25, 1954
Filmed Show #110 Oct 25, 1954 When Gracie finds out that their postman's daughter Virginia is having a baby, she decides to have a shower for her.
S05 E05Nov 1, 1954
Filmed Show #111 Nov 1, 1954 Gracie tries to get a driver's license at the bureau. George has been asked to write a book.
S05 E06Nov 8, 1954
Filmed Show #112 Nov 8, 1954 George has an appointment to take a physical exam, but each time he's prepared to leave a distraction pulls him away from his car and Gracie absconds with his keys.
S05 E07Nov 15, 1954
Filmed Show #113 Nov 15, 1954 When Gracie fears that they might have to move to New York for business reasons, she consults Mr. Beasley the postman, and concocts a crazy story about George witnessing a robbery.
S05 E08Nov 22, 1954
Filmed Show #108 Nov 22, 1954 Trouble arises when Gracie gets the impression that Mrs. Vanderlip has stolen a ruby clip from a department store and tries to help her avoid apprehension.
S05 E09Nov 29, 1954
Filmed Show #107 Nov 29, 1954 Blanche checks her weight on a scale that prints the results on a card. Embarrassed to learn that she's gained a few pounds, Blanche tries to hide the small printout. Gracie, confused by her friend's secretive behavior, concludes that Blanche is having an affair.
S05 E10Dec 6, 1954
Burnses & Mortons Going to Hear Antonelli Concert Dec 6, 1954 George tries to get out of attending a concert by getting Gracie involved with a jigsaw puzzle.
S05 E11Dec 13, 1954
Filmed Show #115 Dec 13, 1954 George gets several calls from an unknown man named "Victor". Gracie struggles to pass on the message.
S05 E12Dec 20, 1954
Filmed Show #116 Dec 20, 1954 Harry Morton's college alumni association is having a banquet, and Harry has promised them he can get George to act as Master of Ceremonies. This circumstance plus Gracie's offbeat logic lead to much confusion, including Gracie confusing the staid members of the Dartmouth Club.
S05 E13Dec 27, 1954
Filmed Show #117 Dec 27, 1954 Actor Robert Cummings stops at the Burns' home to pick up George for a round of golf, and makes a remark, in jest, to Gracie. True to form, Gracie takes the actor seriously and immediately goes into action.
S05 E14Jan 3, 1955
Filmed Show #118 Jan 3, 1955 George decides to invite his mother-in-law for a brief stay, but a misheard conversation at the post office leads Harry Von Zell to spread word that the forthcoming visit has caused an enormous fight between George and Gracie.
S05 E15Jan 10, 1955
Filmed Show #119 Jan 10, 1955 George fakes a sprained ankle to get out of a publicity stunt, which Gracie got him into in the first place.
S05 E16Jan 17, 1955
Filmed Show #120 Jan 17, 1955 The Friar's Club testimonial dinner for George and Gracie is sold out, but Gracie is intent on figuring out a way to get the Mortons and the Bagleys in.
S05 E17Jan 24, 1955
Filmed Show #121 Jan 24, 1955 Gracie offers the Burns' guest room to two friends who are feuding with their husbands.
S05 E18Jan 31, 1955
Filmed Show #122 Jan 31, 1955 Against her husband's wishes, Gracie hires a valet to help George with everyday tasks such as getting dressed.
S05 E19Feb 7, 1955
Filmed Show #123 Feb 7, 1955 Chester Vanderlip asks George to watch their family pet while they go on a trip to a bankers convention. When Gracie finds the bird, she thinks it's her anniversary gift from George.
S05 E20Feb 14, 1955
Filmed Show #124 Feb 14, 1955 Blanche's freeloading brother comes to stay with the Mortons. Nothing is safe around him, including Harry Morton's clothes, George's cigars, and Harry von Zell's girlfriend.
S05 E21Feb 21, 1955
Filmed Show #125 Feb 21, 1955 George's apparently compulsive behavior as he appears to be searching for a lost five dollar bill leads to trouble, as Gracie, the Mortons, and Von Zell all try to help him regain his sanity.
S05 E22Feb 28, 1955
Filmed Show #126 Feb 28, 1955 Gracie wants to help George learn about art, so she visits a museum and gains enough knowledge to get mixed up about the subject.
S05 E23Mar 7, 1955
Filmed Show #127 Mar 7, 1955 A trombone entrusted to George causes a lot of trouble for the two Harrys.
S05 E24Mar 14, 1955
Filmed Show #128 Mar 14, 1955 When Countess Braganni moves in next door, Blanche becomes convinced that her husband is vying for the countess's affections.
S05 E25Mar 21, 1955
Filmed Show #129 Mar 21, 1955 Gracie mistakenly concludes that Blanche's devious brother Roger is going to marry Emily Vanderlip, so Roger uses the ensuing confusion to try to extort money from George.
S05 E26Mar 28, 1955
Filmed Show #130 Mar 28, 1955 Gracie tries to help Joey Bagley by concealing his dog; meanwhile, George is under the mistaken impression that Gracie's Uncle Harvey is visiting.
S05 E27Apr 4, 1955
Filmed Show #131 Apr 4, 1955 Gracie is under the wrong impression that she is ill and will soon die, so she auditions potential future wives for George.
S05 E28Apr 11, 1955
Filmed Show #132 Apr 11, 1955 Gracie's parking ticket leads to trouble with the law for George, Von Zell, and the Mortons.
S05 E29Apr 18, 1955
Filmed Show #133 Apr 18, 1955 Gracie decides to surprise George by having a wall safe installed to store their valuables but immediately locks the combination inside the safe so she doesn't lose it. Since the locksmith is out of town and she also locked some of George's important papers in the safe, she has to resort to hiring a safecracker to retrieve them before George finds out.
S05 E30Apr 25, 1955
Filmed Show #134 Apr 25, 1955 After a friend confides that her presumed-dead first husband is still alive, Gracie visits a TV therapist to try to find a solution to the predicament.
S05 E31May 2, 1955
Filmed Show #135 May 2, 1955 Gracie would like to have the house painted coral, but George wants it to stay white. Once again, Von Zell and the Mortons get involved in a confusing situation, along with some befuddled house painters.
S05 E32May 9, 1955
Filmed Show #136 May 9, 1955 Gracie lends a hand when a grocery delivery boy displays his talent for doing impressions.
S05 E33May 16, 1955
Filmed Show #137 May 16, 1955 George and Gracie try to make their way to the beach, but are detained by an ever-escalating series of problems.
S05 E34May 23, 1955
Filmed Show #138 May 23, 1955 An unsuccessful uranium prospecting expedition by the two Harrys sets the stage for a showdown between them and George over partnerships in non-existent mines.
S05 E35May 30, 1955
Filmed Show #139 May 30, 1955 How dare Harry Morton insult Blanche's freeloading gold brick of a brother. Blanche moves herself and Roger in with George and Gracie.
S05 E36Jun 6, 1955
Filmed Show #140 Jun 6, 1955 Danny Goodman, an old vaudeville partner of George's, comes to visit. Trouble starts when they decide to dress in prison outfits and reprise their ""jailbird"" song and dance routine.
S05 E37Jun 13, 1955
Filmed Show #141 Jun 13, 1955 Gracie gets Harry Von Zell in big trouble when she tries to help a lovely French young woman with immigration problems.
S05 E38Jun 20, 1955
Filmed Show #142 Jun 20, 1955 Blanche's ne'er-do-well brother Roger suddenly develops a case of amnesia just when it looked like he would be vacating the premises.
S05 E39Jun 27, 1955
Filmed Show #143 Jun 27, 1955 Lucille Vanderlip is planning a barbeque party, but George is convinced that Gracie is really throwing a party at home.
S05 E40Jul 4, 1955
Filmed Show #144 Jul 4, 1955 George and his neighbor, Harry Morton, try to avoid spending time with Harry's pesky brother-in-law, Roger. They'll even take their wives to Hawaii, if they have to.