Car 54, Where Are You? (1961-1963)
Car 54, Where Are You?
Comedy / Sitcom
Created By Nat Hiken
Directed By Al De Caprio, Nat Hiken and Stanley Prager
Joe E. Ross as Officer Gunther Toody
Fred Gwynne as Officer Francis Nicholson
Hank Garrett as Officer Ed Nickolson
Jim Gormley as Officer nelson
Albert Henderson as Officer Dennis O'Hara
Bruce Kirby as Officer Kissel
Al Lewis as Officer Leo Schnauser
Beatrice Pons as Lucille Toody
Charlotte Rae as Sylvia Schnauser
Paul Reed as Captain Martin Block
Joe Warren as Officer Steinmetz
Nipsy Russell as Officer Anderson
Ossie Davis as Officer Omar Anderson
Frederick O'Neal as Officer Wallace
Patricia Bright as Mrs. Claire Block
Car 54, Where Are you? Also known just as car 54 was first aired on NBC in 1961. Most filming for the series was done on location in the Bronx, New York. This was one of the first sitcoms that ever featured characters from a variety of ethnical backgrounds. The series ran for two seasons from September 17, 1961 to September 8, 1963 and a total of 60 episodes.
Car 54 revolved around the adventures of New York Police Department officers, Gunther Toody and Francis Muldoon. Their patrol car was #54. Toody's character was a very short, stocky build and not so intelligent where as his partner, Muldoon was more of a tall, slender built man and his level of intelligence was quite a bit more significant then Toody. Together these two men in this black and white comedy try to fight the crime in New York City . Although, they make many mistakes together, they are both ultimately good men trying to fight crime and help others around them in any way they can.
Car 54 Where Are You? - Intro
Actors: Ossie Davis