My Little Margie, Volume 1Following on the success of “I Love Lucy”, “My Little Margie” was one of the first sitcoms on broadcast television and starred Gale Storm as 21 year old Margie Alright. From the episode to episode, the show followed Margie’s escapades. Many of her misadventures involved her widowed father, Vern, the vice president of the Honeywell and Todd investment firm, who Margie was always trying to her get a client, avoid a scheming woman, or just act his age. In doing so, Margie often adopted elaborate plans almost always involving a disguise and the help of her spunky neighbor, Mrs. Odett.
Margie's Mink (Season 1, Episode 9): When Mrgie receives a mink coat by mistake, she tries to impress her father Vern by telling him a man sent it to her. When the man who bought the coat shows up he turns out to be a U.N. delegate from Arabia who wants to add Margie to his harem!
Shipboard Story (Season 4, Episode 9): Margie wants Vern to take her to London. When he refuses, she hires a man to pretend they are going to elope as soon as Vern leaves.
The Contract (Season 2, Episode 1): Both Vern and Margie find themselves with one date too many and try to conceal the fact so their dates won't find out about each other.
Who's Married? (Season 2, Episode 8): Margie poses as Freddie's wife to help him get a job with one of Vern's clients who only hires married men. When Vern ends up being at the meeting too, he's also fooled into thinking that they are married!
Countess Margie (Season 4, Episode 36): Margie switches identities with a countess who wants to test her boyfriend's motives.
Honeyboy Honeywell (Season 3, Episode 34): Convinced that Mr. Honeywell would be a better boss if he were married man, Margie gets him a date at a lonely hearts club. When Vern's date turns out to be a gold-digger, Mrs. Odetts and Margie pose as Mr. Honeywell's wife and daughter to scare her off.