The Phil Silvers Show (1955 - 1959)


The Phil Silvers Show

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The classic 1950s Nat Hiken service sitcom about unrivaled Army con artist Sgt. Ernie Bilko, head of the motor pool at Fort Baxter in Kansas. Originally titled `You'll Never Get Rich,' and later `Sergeant Bilko' in syndication, it won three consecutive Emmys for Best Comedy Series and two Emmys for Silvers, and had early appearances by Dick Van Dyke, Alan Alda and Fred Gwynne. Top writers who worked on the show included Neil Simon, Arnie Rosen, Coleman Jacoby, Tony Webster and Leonard Stern.

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1958, CBS, 34 episodes

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1957, CBS, 36 episodes

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1956, CBS, 36 episodes

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1955, CBS, 34 episodes

Cast

Phil Silvers
as Master Sgt. Ernie Bilko
Harvey Lembeck
as Cpl. Rocco Barbella
Herbie Faye
as Cpl. Sam Fender
Paul Ford
as Col. John Hall
Maurice Gosfield
as Pvt. Duane Doberman
Joe E. Ross
as Sgt. Rupert Ritzik
Allan Melvin
as Cpl. Henshaw
Billy Sands
as Pvt. Dino Paparelli
Hope Sansberry
as Nell Hall
Jimmy Little
as Sgt. Francis Grover
Mickey Freeman
as Pvt. Fielding Zimmerman
Elisabeth Fraser
as Sgt. Joan Hogan
Yogi Berra
as Himself
Dagmar
as Herself
Whitey Ford
as Himself
Sam Snead
as Himself
Phil Rizzuto
as Himself
Jory Remus
as Mme. Zaboda
Kay Kendall
as Herself
Paul Lynde
as Dr. Rudy
Red Barber
as Himself
Charlotte Rae
as Mme. Flossie
Dick Van Dyke
as Hank Lumpkin
Joyce Gladmond
as Lulu Belle
Frank Milan
as Dan Topping
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Series Details

TV Network: CBS
Premiere Date: Sep 20, 1955
Genre: Comedy
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