It’s a Great Life: The Episode Guide

Welcome to the “It’s a Great Life” episode guide! This will be an ongoing project. When completed there will be plot summaries, screen captures and video clips from all 78 episodes. Episode titles that are hyperlinked can be clicked on for more information and multi-media. This first batch of episode summaries, photos and video clips will be online on or before September 1st!

Season One

  1. House Hunting (Pilot Episode) September 7, 1954
  2. Go Home to Your Mother September 14, 1954
  3. The Babysitters September 21, 1954
  4. Objective: Moon September 28, 1954
  5. Daniel’s Department Store October 5, 1954
  6. 50-50 October 12, 1954
  7. I Can Get it For You Wholesale October 19, 1954
  8. A Visit from Steve’s Mother October 26, 1954
  9. Turkey Dinner November 2, 1954
  10. Denny Buys a Steer November 9, 1954
  11. The Boys Redecorate the Attic November 16, 1954
  12. A Date for Mrs. Morgan November 23, 1954
  13. The Closet November 30, 1954
  14. The Vacuum Cleaner Salesman December 7, 1954
  15. Denny’s Big Night December 14, 1954
  16. There is a Santa Claus  December 21, 1954
  17. The Driver’s License December 28, 1954
  18. A Job for Kathy January 4, 1955
  19. The Surprise Party January 11, 1955
  20. The Missing Stamp January 18, 1955
  21. The Borrowed TV Set January 25, 1955
  22. Kathy’s Former Boyfriend February 1, 1955
  23. Friendship February 8, 1955
  24. The Engagement Ring February 15, 1955
  25. Winter Sports February 22, 1955
  26. The Night Watchman March 1, 1955
  27. Foster Father March 8, 1955
  28. Tijuana March 15, 1955
  29. Kathy Goes to New York March 22, 1955
  30. The Matchmakers March 29, 1955
  31. The Hospital April 5, 1955
  32. The Boys Clean House April 12, 1955
  33. Formal for Amy April 19, 1955
  34. Denny Sings April 26, 1955
  35. Three Hungry Men May 3, 1955
  36. The Missing Husband May 10, 1955
  37. The Inheritance May 17, 1955
  38. The Parakeet May 24, 1955
  39. The Easy Chair May 31, 1955

Season Two

  1. Call Michigan 4099 September 4, 1955
  2. Hay Burner September 11, 1955
  3. Fortune Hunters September 18, 1955
  4. The Paper Drive September 25, 1955
  5. Hash House October 2, 1955
  6. Birthday for Earl October 9, 1955
  7. The Girl Friend October 16, 1955
  8. Man’s Best Friend October 23, 1955
  9. Double Date October 30, 1955
  10. High Pressure November 6, 1955
  11. The Movie Star November 13, 1955
  12. The Crystal Ball November 20th, 1955
  13. The Big Game November 27th, 1955
  14. The Private Line December 4, 1955
  15. The Fabulous Foundling December 11, 1955
  16. Hawaiian Holiday December 18, 1955
  17. The Elusive Dime January 1, 1956
  18. Beauty Contest January 8, 1956
  19. The Lady and the Painting January 15, 1956
  20. House Guest January 22, 1956
  21. The Square Circle January 29, 1956 
  22. Smog Gets in Your Eyes February 5, 1956
  23. Screen Test February 12, 1956
  24. Renee and the Survey February 19, 1956
  25. Bachelor Party February 26, 1956
  26. The Voice March 4, 1956
  27. All For Amy March 11, 1956 
  28. Private Eyes March 18, 1956
  29. Glamour Doll (aka Glamour Girl) March 25, 1956
  30. Kid Sister April 1, 1956
  31. The Raffle Ticket April 8, 1956
  32. The Return of Caroline April 15, 1956
  33. The Palm Springs Story April 22, 1956
  34. The Yachting Party April 29, 1956
  35. Operation for Early May 6, 1956
  36. Old Soldiers Never Die May 13, 1956
  37. The Charity Drive May 20, 1956
  38. Passport for Amy May 27, 1956
  39. The Housekeeper June 3, 1956

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