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The Joey Bishop Show 

Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the ... See full summary »

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Louis F. Edelman
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Joey Bishop ...  Joey Barnes / ... 125 episodes, 1961-1965
Joe Besser ...  Mr. Jillson / ... 97 episodes, 1962-1965
Abby Dalton ...  Ellie Barnes / ... 90 episodes, 1962-1965
Corbett Monica ...  Larry Corbett / ... 73 episodes, 1962-1965
Mary Treen ...  Hilda / ... 67 episodes, 1962-1965
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Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the series playing themselves as guests of Joey's talk show. Written by Rick Ring <rickring@aol.com>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

20 September 1961 (USA) See more »

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Bellmar Enterprises See more »
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Mono

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Black and White | Color (1962-1964)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

During the first season, the theme song was "Sometimes I'm Happy" by Irving Caesar and Vincent Youmans. For the remainder of the series, the theme song was "Joey" by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen. See more »

Crazy Credits

On eleven season 3 episodes, the producer is credited as Josylar, which was Joey Bishop's production company. Josylar is an acronym of the first two letters of Joey's and wife Sylvia's first name and the first three letters of Larry Bishop, Joey and Sylvia's son. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Primetime Glick: Regis Philbin/Russell Crowe (2001) See more »

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"A breath of fresh air!"
24 December 1999 | by TeenieSee all my reviews

This show was truly "a breath of fresh air." At a time when turmoil was beginning to shape things to come in this country, this program was nothing but a barrel of laughs. Joey Bishop's deadpan deliveries were nothing short of hilarious. The times that he did break up on camera were classics. Guy Marks was my all-time favorite sidekick compared to Corbett Monica. One thing that confused me, though - Abby Dalton was pregnant during both seasons, but when the series moved to CBS they identified the child-to-be as their first. I remember her son Matthew David Smith playing the baby in the second season. Anyone know what was up with that? It's still fun to watch on the TV Land network with all the original laughs intact.


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