The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of July 30, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


3379. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 19, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. (AFRS replacing Bob Hope #82). Ozzie is entering a glamor contest and takes Harriet to the Tracombo nightclub. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 30:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

68841. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie goes to see David's teacher. "Blondie and Dagwood" appear as guests. Ozzie and Dagwood have been "playing poker" all week. This recording appears as part of "To The Rear March" AFRS #31 (see cat. #10282). Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Bea Benaderet, Arthur Lake, Penny Singleton. 24:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

7977. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 3, 1944. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The Nelsons try to do a good deed and return a lost wallet during the housing shortage. Ozzie and Harriet sing a duet. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Bea Benaderet. 30:05. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

61691. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 28, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver (no commercials are heard). Ozzie reads a book on hypnotism and convinces Gloria the cook that she's Ethel Barrymore. Ozzie and Harriet sing, "Accentuate The Positve." Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Frank Nelson, Bea Benaderet, Verne Smith (anouncer), Billy May (composer), Louise Erickson, John Brown, Joel Davis. 29:45. Audio condition: Very good. Apparently complete.

110819. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. March 23, 1945. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie tries to buy a book about reincarnation title, "The Trip Back, by Bartlett Graham. The book is promoted ceaselessly throughout the program. Ozzie and Harriet sing, "Don't Sweetheart Me" and "We Must Be Ever So Quiet." The AFRS music fill has been deleted. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair. 26:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

63444. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. August 26, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. David sells Ozzie's coat, which winds up in the hands of the jealous and tough boyfriend of Lana Shanahan. The date is subject to correction. Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Harriet Hilliard, The King Sisters, Verne Smith (anouncer). 29:49. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

62891. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. September 9, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. David has had a fight with the Jones boy, Ozzie has a fight with Harriet! The date is approximate. Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown, The King Sisters, Verne Smith (announcer), Bea Benaderet, Billy May (composer), Tommy Cook, Joel Davis, Louise Erickson. 29:34. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

61692. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. September 16, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie is being initiated into, "The Amiable and Antique Order Of Prehistoric Monsters." Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Joel Davis, Henry Blair, Verne Smith (announcer), The King Sisters. 29:42. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Apparently complete.

47313. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. September 23, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. There's a rumor going around that a syndicate is going to put up a large apartment building on the corner vacant lot. The King Sisters (billed as "The Four King Sisters") sing, "I'm Gonna Love That Guy Like He's Never Been Loved Before." Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, The King Sisters, Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra, Bea Benaderet, Henry Blair, Tommy Cook, John Brown, Joel Davis, Billy May (composer). 29:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

60900. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. September 30, 1945. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie tries to stop Harriet from exaggerating. The Four King Sisters sing, "I Don't Care Who Knows It." Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), The King Sisters, John Brown, Bea Benaderet, Billy May (composer), Joel Davis, Louise Erickson. 30:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

40152. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 1, 1946. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie's letter to the editor leads to an offer to run for public office..."Public Elected Protective Custodian." Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 25:09. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51604. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. April 6, 1947. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. The Nelsons are determined to attend Easter sunrise services. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, Verne Smith (announcer), Barbara Nelson, John Brown, Billy May (composer, conductor), Janet Waldo, Joseph Kearns. 29:46. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

10269. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. October 17, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie wants to go to a football game but has promised the boys to go with them on a hike. Harriet Hilliard, Ozzie Nelson. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

5692. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. October 24, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. While Harriet plays matchmaker, Ozzie tries to undo the damage. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Janet Waldo, Henry Blair, Tommy Bernard, Lurene Tuttle, Donald Woods, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:20. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

10270. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. October 31, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. It's Halloween, and Ozzie and Harriet are exploring a haunted house. Ozzie Nelson (executive producer, performer), Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Janet Waldo, Henry Blair, Tommy Bernard, Jack Kirkwood, Billy May (composer, conductor), Ted Bliss (producer, director). 29:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10271. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 7, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie is determined to break the daily routine and get out of his rut. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Tommy Bernard, Janet Waldo, Henry Blair, Lurene Tuttle, Jack Kirkwood, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:25. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

5244. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 14, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ricky and David have gone away for the night, leaving the Nelsons romantically alone together. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, Billy May and His Orchestra, Verne Smith (announcer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10272. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 21, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Who is more curious...Ozzie or Harriet? And who is that beautiful girl that complimented Ozzie? A funny show. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62301. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 28, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie meets a pretty lady on the bus who thinks he has very broad shoulders. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Henry Blair, Tommy Bernard, Lurene Tuttle, Jack Kirkwood, Billy May (composer, conductor), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson. 29:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

84153. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 5, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver (commercials deleted). 6:00 P.M. Bing Crosby and his son Lindsay are in town, planning to have dinner with "Admiral Nelson." Bing sings, "Buttons and Bows." Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), Jack Kirkwood, John Brown, Billy May (composer, conductor), Bing Crosby, Lindsay Crosby. 25:48. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

10273. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 12, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Worry, worry, will Ozzie ever stop worrying? Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10274. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 19, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie and Harriet decide to be "sensible" this year and not give Christmas presents. The program runs late and is cut off the air by NBC. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

62901. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 26, 1948. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. A Christmas show. Will it snow? It will if Ozzie's father thinks it will! Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Joseph Kearns, Billy May (composer, conductor), Janet Waldo, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair. 29:29. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

5245. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 2, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. To prove his masculinity, Ozzie challenges Harriet to a sock knitting contest. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10275. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 9, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. When the boys show too much interest in athletics, Ozzie gets them to admire great men of history. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6679. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 23, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie has become a master (?) of card tricks, and a lady killer too. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10276. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. February 6, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie goes on a clean-the-house binge. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, Janet Waldo, Lurene Tuttle, Marvin Miller, Billy May (composer, conductor), Verne Smith (announcer). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

11706. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. February 13, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. It's Valentine's Day, and Ozzie's looking for something special. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10277. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. February 20, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie accepts a dinner invitation from a man whose name he can't remember. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10278. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. February 27, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. The Ozzie National Bank gets in trouble when the $17 on deposit disappears. Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Tommy Bernard, Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Henry Blair, Hans Conried, Alan Reed, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6680. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. March 6, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie winds up with a crystal ball after bidding for a mystery package at an auction. Magazine Digest awards a "Good Radio Award" to the program. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Billy May (composer, conductor), Verne Smith (announcer), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Janet Waldo, Marvin Miller, Joseph Kearns. 29:56. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

10279. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. March 13, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie has trouble deciding how to make out his income tax, Harriet can't decide on a blue or a gray suit. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6681. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. March 20, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie goes to the library to settle a bet about the Rover Boys, and winds up an authority on the Peloponnesian Wars. Radio Mirror Magazine awards a scroll to Ozzie and Harriet as the best husband and wife team on the air. The system cue has been deleted. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, John Brown, Lois Corbett, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

6682. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. March 27, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie's attempt at complimenting Harriet just doesn't seem to work. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Tommy Bernard, Henry Blair, John Brown, Lurene Tuttle, Billy May (composer, conductor), Verne Smith (announcer). 29:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

51605. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. April 24, 1949. CBS net. Sponsored by: International Silver. David has lost a race trying to attract young women. "Neanderthal Nelson" plans to hit Harriet with a club! Are women attracted to men by physical prowess? Verne Smith's middle commercial is a work of art! If you don't immediately lust after International Silver's new pattern ("Queen's Lace"), you're not really listening. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), Janet Waldo, John Brown, John McIntire, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

2238. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. October 28, 1949. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie learns some of the disadvantages of giving advice. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer). 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

80368. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 9, 1949. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz. The Nelsons are planning to attend a concert. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Mary Jane Croft, Leon Belasco, Billy May (composer, conductor). 25:59. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

3974. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. May 26, 1950. Program #129. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie wants to plant a vegetable garden and Harriet wants to plant flowers. A double-cross takes place. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80367. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 12, 1951. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The program opening is upcut. Ozzie wants to become a better bowler. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown. 24:58. Audio condition: Very good. Complete as above.

51606. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. June 1, 1951. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz. Ozzie is determined to become a cigar smoker! Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Herb Vigran, Billy May (composer, conductor), Frank Nelson. 29:33. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

7978. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. October 5, 1951. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz Foods. Ozzie shows an amazing lack of sales resistance and comes up smelling like a rose, literally. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verna Felton, Sheldon Leonard, H. J. Heinz, Verne Smith (announcer), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown, Lurene Tuttle, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

80209. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 2, 1951. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The boys want to go ice skating, Ozzie wants to go to the Sportsmen Show. Thorny's going to have to play Bridge this evening. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown. 24:03. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

6683. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 16, 1951. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz Foods. The entire Nelson family become captivated by a construction project and try sidewalk superintending. The middle commercial has been deleted. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Billy May (composer, conductor), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown, Lurene Tuttle, Herb Vigran, Barbara Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer). 27:50. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Otherwise complete.

6684. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 14, 1951. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz Foods. Ozzie turns music lover and decides he wants to go to a symphony concert. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Billy May and His Orchestra, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown, Mary Jane Croft, Leon Belasco, Verne Smith (announcer). 29:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51607. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 25, 1952. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz. Ozzie visits the dentist and meets the cutest receptionist this side of the Mason-Dixon line! Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Shirley Mitchell, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Gerald Mohr, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:34. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

52070. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. April 18, 1952. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz. Ozzie is determined to keep a baseball team in town, but no one else seems to care! The system cue has been deleted. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Ricky Nelson, David Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Billy May (composer, conductor), Gale Gordon. 29:16. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

52071. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. April 25, 1952. ABC net. Sponsored by: Heinz. Ozzie gets $5 too much change at the Emporium and tries to return it, without much success! The system cue has been deleted. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown, Billy May, Frank Nelson, Paula Winslowe, Sara Berner. 29:28. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

80366. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. November 28, 1952. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie's the handyman, but Thorny's power tools are needed. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown. 25:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80208. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. September 25, 1953. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Harriet wants to get the sofa and chair reupholstered. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer). 24:10. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

18078. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 4, 1953. ABC net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. Ozzie enters a beard growing contest. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard. 25 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

71111. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. December 25, 1953. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A missing catcher's mitt at Christmas leads to many presents for a poor widow and her two young children. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, John Brown, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer). 25:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80370. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. January 29, 1954. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie's electric trains. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown. 24:42. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

80371. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. February 12, 1954. ABC net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. Ozzie tries to get back his old clothes. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown. 26:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

110757. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. March 5, 1954. ABC net. Commercials deleted. Neighbor Thorny has bought a new woodworking power tool, so Ozzie tries his hand at carpentry. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown, Verne Smith (announcer). 25:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

91187. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. AFRTS rebroadcast. David is going roller skating with Marilyn Miller; Ozzie is going to the Sportsmen's Show...or is he? Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Verne Smith (announcer), John Brown. 24:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

86489. The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet. NBC net. Sponsored by: International Silver. Ozzie meets an old school chum named Bruce Manchester. The eternal battle of man vs. woman follows. Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Hilliard, Verne Smith (announcer), David Nelson, Ricky Nelson, John Brown, Janet Waldo, Donald Wards, Henry Blair, Tommy Bernard, Lurene Tuttle, Billy May (composer, conductor). 29:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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