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Mr. Peepers (sitcom, starring Wally Cox)

     (NBC Primetime, 1952- 1955)

     [The story was about a mild-mannered high school science teacher,
      the epitome of a "Casper Milktoast." It was played by Wally Cox,
      a character actor who could well play the role with a nerdy
      voice. But inexplicably Cox was, in real life, quite a ladies 
      man, a former roommate and lifelong friend of Marlon Brando;

      After "Mr. Peepers" was cancelled, Wally Cox was given another
      sitcom -- "The Adventures of Hiram Holiday" (1956 - 1957) which
      lasted one season ; His longest-lasting gig was the voice of 
      the lead role in the cartoon "Underdog", which lasted for nine
      seasons (1964 to 1973.)]


Theme: "Mister Peepers"

    [above is the title as it appeared in the copyright;
     aka: "Mr. Peepers Theme";
     
     Verified as the THEME in the TV Guide article "What's 
     The Name of That Theme Song?" Feb. 19, 1954 on p.21] 

     Composer: Bernard ("Bernie") Green (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Bernard Greenwald]

     Original Publisher: Hollis Music, Inc. (BMI)

     1999 Publisher: Hollis Music, Inc. (BMI)

     Creation Date: 1953, on piano sheet music

     Copyright Date: Oct. 10, 1953; EP 74 939.
     Renewal   Date: Feb. 18, 1981; RE 85 600.

     Recordings: 
          LP: "Bernie Green Plays More Than You Can
                      Stand in Hi-Fi"
               San Francisco Records M-33015
               Bernard Green and his orchestra

          45rpm: Coral 9-61058 (1953)
                 Tex Beneke Orchestra

          45rpm single: Decca 9-28874 (1953)
                        Jack Plies and his Orchestra

          LP: "Strings and Things" (1957)
               Decca DL-8422
               Jack Plies and his Orchestra

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