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The Bob Cummings Show 

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Series (1955–1959)
The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show is centered around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down.
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1959   1958   1957   1956   1955   Unknown  
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Robert Cummings ...  Bob Collins / ... 160 episodes, 1955-1959
Ann B. Davis ...  Charmaine 'Schultzy' Schultz / ... 159 episodes, 1955-1959
Rosemary DeCamp ...  Margaret MacDonald / ... 157 episodes, 1955-1959
Dwayne Hickman ...  Chuck MacDonald / ... 155 episodes, 1955-1959
Bill Baldwin ...  Announcer / ... 63 episodes, 1955-1959
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The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show is centered around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down.

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Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love That Bob! See more »

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Budget:

$35,000 (estimated)
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Four decades later, Ann B. Davis reprised the role of Schultzy for a cameo in The Brady Bunch Movie (1995). See more »

Quotes

[at the opening of the series.]
Bob: Hold it! I think you're gonna like this picture!
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Connections

Featured in Brady Bunch Home Movies (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

A Romantic Guy, I
(uncredited)
(theme song)
Written by Frank Stanton, Del Sharbutt and Richard R. Uhl
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Lively Fun
6 May 2012 | by dougdoepkeSee all my reviews

Lively series that could occasionally sparkle with comedy and high spirits. This is a role the handsome, slightly smug Cummings was born to play. As a high-fashion photographer, there was always a parade of shapely girls passing through his studio each week. I'm guessing teen- age boys like me made up a lot of his steady audience. But that's not to say glamour was the only draw. The scripts, by and large, were surprisingly good, usually centering around a romantic predicament Bob would then have to fast talk his way out of. Maybe secretary Schultzy (Davis) or sister Margaret (DeCamp) would help. More likely, they would standby amused, while Bob was getting some kind of minor comeuppance. And what a fine supporting cast they were, including a pre-Dobie Dwayne Hickman. Nothing special or substantive here, just solid light-hearted entertainment that wears surprisingly well.


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