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The Courtship of Eddie's Father is an American television sitcom based on the 1963 movie of the same name, which was based on the book written by Mark Toby. It tells the story of a widower, Tom Corbett, who is a magazine publisher, and his son, Eddie, who believes his father should marry, and manipulates situations surrounding the women his father is interested in. ABC had acquired the rights to the story; the series debuted on September 17, 1969, and was last broadcast on March 1, 1972.

Bixby received an Emmy nomination for the show.

  1. James Komack


Series Cast

  1. Bill Bixby as Tom Corbett

    Bill Bixby

    Tom Corbett

    72 Episodes

  2. Brandon Cruz as Eddie Corbett

    Brandon Cruz

    Eddie Corbett

    72 Episodes

  3. Miyoshi Umeki as Mrs. Livingston

    Miyoshi Umeki

    Mrs. Livingston

    72 Episodes

  4. James Komack as Norman Tinker

    James Komack

    Norman Tinker

    72 Episodes

  5. Kristina Holland as Tina Rickles

    Kristina Holland

    Tina Rickles

    72 Episodes

  6. Pat Harrington, Jr. as

    Pat Harrington, Jr.

    1 Episode

  7. Brenda Benet as

    Brenda Benet

    1 Episode

  8. Jodie Foster as

    Jodie Foster

    1 Episode

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 3

1971 | 23 Episodes

Season 3 of The Courtship of Eddie's Father premiered on September 15, 1971.

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The Courtship of Eddie's Father
The Courtship of Eddie's Father


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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