The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Season 7
S07 E01Oct 1, 1956
Return To California Oct 1, 1956 The Burnses, Mortons, and Harry von Zell unexpectedly return home to California, only to be surprised by Ronnie and the twenty co-eds, who he's allowed to take up residence in their homes without their prior knowledge or approval.
S07 E02Oct 8, 1956
The Shakespearean Paper Oct 8, 1956 Ronnie has an assignment to write a paper on his favorite Shakespearean play. Unfortunately, Harry Von Zell inspires Gracie to meddle, and the results are disastrous for Ronnie.
S07 E03Oct 15, 1956
The Woman In The Car Oct 15, 1956 When Gracie borrows the Mortons' car, she leaves behind a parking ticket upon which the officer has scribbled an unusual note. Blanche finds the citation and concludes Harry's been having an affair with a "very cooperative" woman.
S07 E04Oct 22, 1956
The Interview Oct 22, 1956 Two separate plots in this episode: George is interviewed by a bewildered TV Guide writer and Mrs. Sohmers, on a visit to Beverly Hills, wants to meet her favorite actor, Francis X. Bushman.
S07 E05Oct 29, 1956
The Initiation Oct 29, 1956 Mrs. Sohmers is staying with the Mortons while she looks for a house to buy in Pasadena. She specifically wants to avoid living too close to Gracie. Concurrently, Ronnie is undergoing a fraternity initiation which requires him to say and do the opposite of what anyone would expect.
S07 E06Nov 5, 1956
Ronnie's Bashful Nov 5, 1956 Von Zell is dating a 28 year old woman, which evokes much analysis and criticism from George and Gracie. And when Ronnie stays home instead of attending a dance, Gracie gets the impression it is due to his shyness, and comes up with a crazy scheme to help him.
S07 E07Nov 12, 1956
The Big Stamp Robbery Nov 12, 1956 Harry Morton's prize ""Madagascar Imperial"" postage stamp falls into the wrong hands when Gracie needs to mail a letter.
S07 E08Nov 19, 1956
George's Gray Suit Nov 19, 1956 Gracie ships George's new gray suit to Roger, but when George gets wind of it, he intercepts the package. Meanwhile, Gracie concocts a phony story about a burglary and gets everyone involved - even the police.
S07 E09Nov 26, 1956
Von Zell's Raises Nov 26, 1956 Von Zell is happy to remain a bachelor, but rumors of an impending marriage prompt George to give him raises at just the wrong time.
S07 E10Dec 3, 1956
The Refrigerator Salesman Dec 3, 1956 Ronnie has a temporary job selling electric razors in the Wilshire Department Store for the Christmas season. Through Gracie's meddling and some misunderstandings, he becomes an ace refrigerator salesman, and this has quite an impact on George.
S07 E11Dec 10, 1956
The Girl Behind The Perfume Counter Dec 10, 1956 Gracie mistakenly believes that Ronnie is dating an older woman, and constructs one of her off-beat strategies to amend the situation.
S07 E12Dec 17, 1956
Ronnie Quits College Because His Father Goes Broke Dec 17, 1956 Gracie thinks she can prevent Ronnie from quitting college by demonstrating to him that George has suffered financially by not having a college education. With the help of Harry Von Zell, she fabricates a sensational story that has the Mortons and Mrs. Sohmers in an uproar.
S07 E13Dec 24, 1956
Christmas In Jail Dec 24, 1956 In flashback mode, George tells the story of how he became incarcerated on Christmas Eve. The issue of Christmas gifts has once again seriously complicated George's life.
S07 E14Dec 31, 1956
The Costume Party Dec 31, 1956 Von Zell, Harry Morton, and George throw a party to interest banker Mr. Vanderlip in an investment. Blanche's brother Roger influences the outcome.
S07 E15Jan 7, 1957
Gracie And The Bullfighter Jan 7, 1957 When Ronnie expresses an interest in bullfighting, Gracie and Harry Von Zell head to Tijuana to bring back a bullfighter, but Ronnie's interest quickly wanes. Meanwhile, the Mortons try to dupe George into believing Gracie has left him.
S07 E16Jan 14, 1957
The Ugly Duckling Jan 14, 1957 Gracie decides to give Ronnie's brainy friend Mildred a makeover and send them to the prom together. Meanwhile, a fight ensues when Harry Morton unintentionally insults his wife's looks; and George shows off his magic Genie.
S07 E17Jan 21, 1957
The Aptitude Test Jan 21, 1957 After Ronnie explains the aptitude test that he has recently taken, Gracie decides showbiz is the wrong career for George and he would be much happier being a farmer.
S07 E18Jan 28, 1957
Going To Palm Springs Jan 28, 1957 Ronnie Burns and his friend, Ralph, make plans to get away to Palm Springs with seven girls - and without adult supervision. Meanwhile, Harry Von Zell comes down with laryngitis.
S07 E19Feb 4, 1957
The Matrimonial Bureau Feb 4, 1957 Gracie gets a crazy idea that she must find a wife for Ronnie before he reaches the age of twenty one. When she enlists the aid of a matrimonial bureau, George and Von Zell get embroiled in the ensuing mixup.
S07 E20Feb 11, 1957
The Fortune Teller Feb 11, 1957 Gracie's misunderstanding of a tea leaf reading gives her the impression that George has come into a fortune. She acts on this ""knowledge"" by presenting Ronnie with an extravagant gift.
S07 E21Feb 18, 1957
Fighting For Happiness Feb 18, 1957 Gracie and Blanche fight with their husbands for the joy of making up.
S07 E22Feb 25, 1957
The Termites Feb 25, 1957 Gracie wants to have the bedroom redecorated without George's knowledge, but runs into some difficulty getting George out of the house for the required two days. Ralph comes up with a novel solution.
S07 E23Mar 4, 1957
The $15,000 Error Mar 4, 1957 The Burns' decorator tells Gracie that he has an opportunity to buy an art collection for $15,000, and asks if he can receive payment early - but Gracie misunderstands and thinks she owes him 15 grand.
S07 E24Mar 11, 1957
The Ring Mar 11, 1957 In this episode, we meet Mr. Jansen the plumber, who comes to retrieve Gracie's lost engagement ring. But the ring is not where he expects it to be. George attempts to have some fun by telling lonely Mr. Jansen that Blanche is an eligible widow, but the results are not what George envisioned.
S07 E25Mar 18, 1957
The Plumber's Friend Mar 18, 1957 Gracie plays hostess to plumber Mr. Jansen's four daughters, Jean, Joan, June and Joy, while he travels to San Diego to meet an eligible widow. This causes a bit of trouble for Ronnie, who is already having problems with his girfriend, Kathy, due to her jealousy.
S07 E26Mar 25, 1957
Going To Houston Mar 25, 1957 Gracie meets Brian McAfee in this episode, and attempts to convince his father that Brian should stay in college.
S07 E27Apr 1, 1957
The Stray Dog Apr 1, 1957 While staying in a hotel in Houston, the hotel manager's French poodle follows Gracie to her room. She assumes it's a stray and wants to keep it. Guests are not allowed to keep animals in the hotel, so she and Blanche decide to hide the dog from George and the hotel staff.
S07 E28Apr 8, 1957
Ronnie Gets a Movie Role Apr 8, 1957 When Ronnie accepts a role in the film "Bernardine," Gracie fears George will be furious that their son is putting his education on the back burner, so everyone bends over backwards to cover for Ronnie.
S07 E29Apr 15, 1957
The Plumber's Union Apr 15, 1957 Gracie tries to help Mr. Jansen find a wife by placing a personal ad. She misrepresents his age by about fifteen years, and this brings about some confusion.
S07 E30Apr 22, 1957
Harry's Homecoming Apr 22, 1957 Gracie and Blanche feel that their husbands are not romantic enough. Harry comes home a day early from his business trip and George instigates a crazy impersonation scheme involving Harry and Blanche.
S07 E31Apr 29, 1957
The Publicity Romance Apr 29, 1957 The movie company for which Ronnie is working has created rumors of a romance between him and an Italian actress for publicity purposes. His real girlfriend, Kathy, has a hard time accepting this.
S07 E32May 6, 1957
The Texan Lady Macbeth May 6, 1957 Bonnie Sue McAfee, Brian's sister, has arrived in Hollywood with the intention of becoming a motion picture actress. After speaking with Brian, Gracie embarks on a crazy plan to discourage Bonnie Sue from show business. Bonnie Sue demonstrates her acting ability and supposed lack of Texas accent by performing a scene from Macbeth.
S07 E33May 13, 1957
Ronnie's Boat May 13, 1957 Ronnie wants to buy a 22-foot cabin cruiser but he needs his father's credit, so Gracie enlists her friends to convince George that it's a wise investment. Meanwhile, a man from the BBC comes to town to renew the contract for the show.
S07 E34May 20, 1957
A Trip To Tahiti May 20, 1957 Ronnie and Ralph are planning to sail to Tahiti in Ronnie's boat. George's authorization of the questionable trip becomes a controversial issue. Gracie gets Von Zell and the Mortons involved in the polemic, while June and Joy Jansen pay an important visit to the Burns household.
S07 E35May 27, 1957
The Home Graduation May 27, 1957 It looks like Brian McAfee once again is not going to graduate, and this may be his last chance. Gracie gets an idea for helping Brian when she listens to Harry Morton's story of how he was awarded his Dartmouth diploma in absentia.
S07 E36Jun 3, 1957
Blanche's Mother Arrives Jun 3, 1957 Blanche's mother comes to visit, amid some turbulence in the Morton household due to Harry's cancelled business trip. Gracie initiates another identity mixup, this time between Natalie (Blanche's mother) and Marie, a French exchange student at Ronnie's college.
S07 E37Jun 10, 1957
The Wading Pool At Acapulco Jun 10, 1957 Ronnie and Ralph have a potential job as lifeguards at an Acapulco hotel. Gracie wants George to go to Acapulco also, but he is not interested, and has to find a way to get out of it.
S07 E38Jun 17, 1957
The Marital Mix-Up Jun 17, 1957 Gracie plays Cupid by trying to find a wife for their plumber, Mr. Jansen.
S07 E39Jun 24, 1957
A Pain In The Back Jun 24, 1957 George feigns a bad back in order to avoid going fishing with Harry Morton, despite Gracie and Blanche's plan to get the two husbands to become friends. Meanwhile, Ronnie and Ralph are contemplating going to a Calypso party.
S07 E40Jul 1, 1957
Ronnie's Twenty-One Jul 1, 1957 On his 21st birthday, Marie Bordeau asks Ronnie to marry her so she can stay in the country. Meanwhile Gracie goes to get Ronnie's birth certificate changed; and George tricks Harry Von Zell into doing his chores.