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The Bob Crane Show is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC. The series starred Bob Crane as Bob Wilcox, a man in his 40s who quits his job as an insurance salesman to return to medical school. The series co-starred Patricia Harty as his wife Ellie Wilcox, who becomes the family's breadwinner while Bob is in school. After initial delays, the series debuted on March 6, 1975. The Bob Crane Show performed poorly in the Nielsen ratings and was canceled after 13 weeks.

  1. Jim Allen


  2. Norman Powell


Series Cast

  1. Todd Susman

    Todd Susman

    Marvin Susman

    14 Episodes

  2. Ronny Graham

    Mr. Ernest Busso

    14 Episodes

  3. Bob Crane

    Bob Crane

    Bob Wilcox

    14 Episodes

  4. James Sutorius

    Jerry Mallory

    14 Episodes

  5. Patricia Harty

    Patricia Harty

    Ellie Wilcox

    14 Episodes

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Season 1

1975 | 14 Episodes

Season 1 of The Bob Crane Show premiered on March 6, 1975.

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The Bob Crane Show


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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m



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