The People’s Choice


The People’s Choice

infobox television
show_name = The People’s Choice


caption =
format = situation comedy
runtime = 30 Minutes
creator =
starring = Jackie Cooper
Mary Jane Croft
country = USA
network = NBC
first_aired = October 6, 1955
last_aired = May 29,1958
num_seasons = 3
num_episodes = 104
imdb_id =
tv_com_id = |

"The People's Choice" was a 1950s sitcom broadcast in the United States by 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 estate agent, while continuing to serve as a city councillor. Dick Wesson appeared as Rollo, a Marine buddy of Sock.

Cast

* Jackie Cooper as Socrates Miller
* Paul Maxey as John Peoples
* Pat Breslin as Mandy Peoples (Miller)
* Mary Jane Croft as Cleo's voice

References

* Brooks, Tim and Marsh, Earle, "The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows"

External links

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* [http://www.geocities.com/TelevisionCity/Stage/2950/US/Comedy/PeoplesChoice.htm] Episode Guide


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