The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

This sitcom features the entire Nelson family, Ozzie, Harriet, Ricky, and David as themselves. Every week, their adventures consisted of misunderstandings or problems that were quickly resolved. Ricky Nelson quickly rose to fame as a teen idol and rock star on the show.

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Broadcast History

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Network: ABC Broadcast: 1952-1966 First Broadcast: October 3, 1952 Last Broadcast: March 26, 1966Oct 1952-June 1956, Fri 8:00-8:30pm Oct 1956-Sep 1958, Wed 9:00-9:30pm Sep 1958-Sep 1961, Wed 8:30-9:00pm Sep 1961-Sep 1963, Thu 7:30-8:00pm Sep 1963-Jan 1966, Wed 7:30-8:00pm Jan 1966-Mar 1966, Sat 7:30-8:00pm

Episode Guide


Collectibles & Memorabilia



Ozzie NelsonOzzie Nelson / Father George Nelson
Harriet NelsonHarriet Nelson / Mother Ethel Nelson
David NelsonDavid Nelson
Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson

Regulars & Guest Stars

Skip YoungWally / The Bellhop / Chubby
Jack WagnerJack / Soda Clerk / Counterman / Student / Druggist / Photographer / Cab Driver
Don DeForeThorny

Theme Song / Opening Credits


There were 14 seasons and 436 episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. Check out The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet episode guide.


It was the longest-running American comedy series until its record was surpassed by The Simpsons in 2004.

The exterior shots of the Nelsons’ house on the show is the actual Nelson house in the Hollywood hills.


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The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Forum (Forum) – Discuss the show and cast with other fans.
The Official Ozzie and Harriet Website ( Official Site) – The official website for the show.

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