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Hazel 

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The misadventures of the Baxter family and their live-in maid, Hazel Burke.

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Ted Key
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5   4   3   2   1  
1966   1965   1964   1963   1962   1961  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Shirley Booth ...  Hazel Burke 154 episodes, 1961-1966
Bobby Buntrock ...  Harold Baxter 154 episodes, 1961-1966
Don DeFore ...  George Baxter 125 episodes, 1961-1965
Whitney Blake ...  Dorothy Baxter 122 episodes, 1961-1965
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Storyline

George Baxter was a highly successful corporation lawyer who was always in control of everything at the office, but almost nothing at home. When he returned from the office at day's end, to his wife Dorothy, and his young son Harold, he entered the world of Hazel. Hazel was the maid and housekeeper who ran the Baxter household more efficiently than George ran his office. She was always right, knew exactly what needed doing, and pre-empted his authority with alarming, though, justified regularity. Written by Anonymous

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Shirley Booth, who portrayed Hazel, later provided the voice of Mrs. Santa Claus in 1974 film The Year Without a Santa Claus. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cover Story: The Press Your Luck Scandal (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Hazel
by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by The Modernaires
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It's cool to be an older woman
13 October 2001 | by ivan-22See all my reviews

The wonderful thing about this unusually good-natured domestic sitcom is that an older woman is the star. I remember enjoying it immensely. Acting, plots, camera are all respectful of the viewer: no slapstick, no mockery or denigration. This is very rare in comedy, where cruelty is usually a major component. When will they show this gem again?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Screen Gems Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(154 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Black and White | Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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