The Doris Day Show

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The Doris Day Show
The Doris Day Show-Logo.jpg
Premiere September 24, 1968
Finale March 12, 1973
Creator James Fritzell
Network CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Arwin Productions
Seasons 5
Episodes 128
Origin USA

The Doris Day Show is a sitcom that aired on CBS.

Season 1:, Doris Martin is a widow and mother of two young sons, Billy and Toby, who had just moved back to a rural ranch outside of San Francisco, after living in big cities for most of her adult life.

Season 2: Doris begins to commute from the ranch to San Francisco, where she worked as a secretary for a magazine, Today's World.

Season 3: Having gotten tired of the commute between her work and the ranch, Doris and her sons moved to San Francisco, where they lived in an apartment above an Italian restaurant.

Seasons 4 and 5: Doris suddenly became a swinging single career woman - minus her sons - and becomes staff writer for the magazine.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Doris Day Doris Martin 1 2 3 4 5
Fran Ryan Aggie Thompson 1
James Hampton Leroy B. Simpson 1
Naomi Stevens Juanita 1
Denver Pyle Buck Webb 1 2
Philip Brown Billy Martin 1 2 3
Tod Starke Toby Martin 1 2 3
McLean Stevenson Michael Nicholson 2 3
Rose Marie Myrna Gibbons 2 3
Paul Smith Ron Harvey 2 3
John Dehner Sy Bennett 4 5
Jackie Joseph Jackie Parker 4 5
Season numbers in red indicate a recurring or guest role in that season.

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One September 24, 1968 April 29, 1969 28
Season Two September 22, 1969 April 6, 1970 26
Season Three September 14, 1970 March 15, 1971 26
Season Four September 13, 1971 March 6, 1972 24
Season Five September 11, 1972 March 12, 1973 24

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Series November 25, 2008 16 purchase
Season Sets
Season 1 June 28, 2005 4 purchase
Season 2 October 25, 2005 4 purchase
Season 3 May 30, 2006 4 purchase
Season 4 February 27, 2007 4 purchase
Season 5 November 20, 2007 4
Individual Episodes
The Doris Day Special May 30, 2006 1 purchase
Doris Day Today November 20, 2007 1
Doris Day: Christmas Memories October 28, 2008 1 purchase

External Sites