- The People’s Choice
show_name = The People’s Choice
runtime = 30 Minutes
Jackie Cooper Mary Jane Croft
country = USA
network = NBC
October 6, 1955
May 29, 1958
num_seasons = 3
num_episodes = 104
tv_com_id = |
"The People's Choice" was a 1950s
sitcombroadcast in the United Statesby NBC.
"The People's Choice" was the story of an ex-Marine
city councillor, Socrates "Sock" Miller, who had frequent run-ins with the city's mayor, John Peoples. These run-ins were aggravated not only due to the fact that Sock disagreed with the Mayor's policies, but that Sock's girlfriend was the mayor's daughter, Mandy. Sock had a pet basset hound, Cleo, whose observations were made audible to the audience (but not the cast). Cleo was voiced by Mary Jane Croft. As the show developed, Sock and Mandy married (secretly at first), Sock completed law school, and then became a real estateagent, while continuing to serve as a city councillor. Dick Wessonappeared as Rollo, a Marine buddy of Sock.
Jackie Cooperas Socrates Miller
Paul Maxeyas John Peoples
Pat Breslinas Mandy Peoples (Miller)
Mary Jane Croftas Cleo's voice
* Brooks, Tim and Marsh, Earle, "
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* [http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Stage/2950/US/Comedy/PeoplesChoice.htm] Episode Guide
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