The Danny Thomas Show

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The Danny Thomas Show (known as Make Room for Daddy during the first three seasons) is an American sitcom which ran from 1953 to 1957 on ABC and from 1957 to 1964 on CBS. A revival series known as Make Room for Granddaddy aired on ABC from 1970 to 1971. Danny Williams is a successful comedian and nightclub entertainer. His family consists of serious and loving wife Margaret, their daughter Terry, and their son Rusty. The show's premise dealt with Danny rarely having time to spend with his family and Margaret dealing with the children on her own. Margaret often felt neglected by her husband and on several occasions felt like leaving him. Margaret was a society woman and strict with the children but loved her family.

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Mad Men:
Season:  2  / Episode:  13 
Meditations in an Emergency

This Television Episode refers to The Danny Thomas Show
Harry talks about President Kennedy's speech, saying that if the speech goes past 8:30, it will cut in to "Lucy", "Danny Thomas" and "Andy Griffith", causing him problems with advertising during those shows.

Mad Men:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

This Television Episode refers to The Danny Thomas Show
Roger tells the Lucky Strike clients that Don will be able to get them an advertising spot during 'The Danny Thomas Show'.

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