The Honeymooners (1955-1956)


We now return to the Fabulous Fifties, where we see one of the greatest TV series of all time AND the first TV spinoff, this being Jackie Gleason’s

The Honeymooners.

The Honeymooners began as a series of recurring skits on The Jackie Gleason Show and proved to be so popular that it soon spun off as its own series. From the IMDb:

This is one of the greatest TV shows of all time. If you have never seen this, you’re in for a real treat. Ralph (Jackie Gleason) is a bus driver for the Gotham Bus Company. He lives in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn with his long-suffering wife Alice (Audrey Meadows). His best pal is the sewer worker who lives upstairs, Ed Norton (Art Carney). Ralph is always scheming to make money. His…

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