The relationship between the headmaster of an elite California private school and his students and faculty.

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Aaron Ruben

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1970  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Andy Griffith ...  Andy Thompson 14 episodes, 1970
Claudette Nevins ...  Margaret Thompson 14 episodes, 1970
Jerry Van Dyke ...  Jerry Brownell / ... 14 episodes, 1970
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Storyline

Andy Thompson was the sensitive and warm headmaster of Concord, a small but elite private school located in California. The series detailed his personal and professional relationships with his students and staff, including his wife Margaret (the English teacher), pal Jerry (gym coach) and Mr. Purdy (janitor). Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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At last! A series that's really into today's teen-age world. A co-ed prep school is where it's at. Andy's cohort: Jerry Van Dyke.

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1970 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ADA Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The new program proved to be, by Griffith's own admission, "a very bad show" and was routinely beaten in the Nielsen ratings by both The Partridge Family on ABC and The Name of the Game on NBC. When this pattern became apparent, production of Headmaster was terminated, with the last first-run episode being broadcast January 1, 1971, and the program replaced by a new situation comedy starring Griffith, The New Andy Griffith Show. See more »

Soundtracks

Only a Man
(theme song)
Music by Patrick Williams (as Pat Williams)
Lyrics by Kelly Gordon
Sung by Linda Ronstadt
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