Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Photo Gallery


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1950s Sitcoms > The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

Fri-Yay: Where Will The Good Place Go Next?; Everything's Gonna Be Okay at Freeform
ABC Mid-Season 2019 Schedule; Amy Sedaris Laffer Returns Feb. 19 on truTV
ABC Picks Up Comedy Starring Lake Bell, Dax Shepard; EPIX Dark Comedy Gets 3rd Season
Lifetime Brings in the Stars for Winter Movies; Celebs Line Up for CBS All Access' Twilight Zone
HBO Comedy Crashing Returns for Season 3; Nick Sitcom Starts Jan. 5
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of December 10, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Netflix Pays $100 Million for Another Year of Friends; Reboots of Night Gallery and New York Undercover


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November/December)

The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection Alice - The Complete Eighth Season Step by Step - The Complete Third Season

10/02 - The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official Fifth Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 6th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 7th Season
10/02 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 8th Season
10/02 - Ghosted - The Complete First Season
10/02 - The Love Boat - Season Four - Volume One / Volume Two
10/02 - Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
10/02 - Saved by the Bell - The Complete Collection
10/16 - Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
10/23 - Alice - The Complete Eighth Season
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Two
10/24 - The Odd Couple (2015) - Season Three
10/31 - The Bad News Bears - The Complete Series - All 26 Episodes
11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-26-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
Dobson and Kelly
Dobson and Kelly
Frequent Poster
 
Dobson and Kelly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 24, 2011
Location: Saddle Brook, NJ
Posts: 69
Confused Hard to believe that Gracie never won an emmy

Although she and Bea Benadaret were nominated numerous times, neither won an emmy. As good as Gracie was, an honorary award should have been made by this time. With Ronnie gone now, only her daughter Sandra would probably be available to receive an award for Gracie.
Dobson and Kelly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2012, 09:20 AM   #2
old grouch
Member
Senior Member
 
old grouch's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 13, 2010
Location: montana
Posts: 1,848
Default

Gracie and Bea were both underrated.
old grouch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2012, 11:22 AM   #3
OH Nuts!
WINGing it on a Sandpiper!
Forum Legend
 
OH Nuts!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 61,687
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by old grouch
Gracie and Bea were both underrated.
Absolutely. Gracie invented daffy; she, Lucille Ball and Gilda Radner were the best comediennes ever IMO. I just love the way Gracie always got things mixed up - nobody could do it like Gracie and nobody ever will.

As for Bea, I agree she was VASTLY unappreciated. Lucille Ball, to her credit had wanted Bea as Ethel, but Bea was under contract at the time. Even though Vivian Vance was great as Ethel, and it's hard to imagine another Ethel, I know Bea would have done a great job with the role. In addition to her many other talents, Bea was a wonderful voice-over artist--can you imagine an I Love Lucy ep where disguising your voice would come into play - Bea would have been FANTASTIC.

Glad Bea finally got a show (case) of her own with Petticoat Junction. She was wonderful as Kate Bradley. What a testament to her contributions that the show couldn't survive without Bea. I always get real sad when I think of Bea's untimely passing. We lost a great talent with Bea. And Gracie.

And btw, Bea was fierce as Betty Rubble's voice in the Flintsones. (and it was just one of the many cartoon characters she voiced--ever watch cartoons as a kid?--if you did there's a good chance Bea's voice was there!)
__________________
Thank you SHOUT! & Antenna TV

xxoo You both Rock!!
OH Nuts! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2012, 12:45 PM   #4
Willbo
Member
Forum Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 10, 2012
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Posts: 334
Default

I saw this show for the first time last weekend at my parents house. It was quite funny. Gracie was so funny always getting things mixed up. I thought Bea was great also. I had never seen Bea before the Beverly Hillbillies. She was a true gem. Did Bea ever win an emmy for any of her work? I hope she did because she deserved it.
Willbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2012, 04:32 PM   #5
Etrulia63
Member
Frequent Poster
 
Join Date: Jan 02, 2010
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 29
Default

According to Wikipedia and IMDB, Gracie was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1955, 1956, and 1959, and lost to Nanette Fabray (Caesar's Hour), Lucille Ball, and Jane Wyatt (Father Knows Best), respectively. Also, Bea was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Regular Series (notice how there was no division between sitcoms and dramas) in 1954 and 1955, and lost to Vivian Vance and Audrey Meadows.

I think that if they had offered awards in the same categories every year instead of randomly skipping awards some years, Gracie and/or Bea would've gotten one. They definitely deserved one =(.
Etrulia63 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2015, 08:33 PM   #6
Coffeecup
coffeecup.
Senior Member
 
Coffeecup's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 17, 2003
Location: snoozeville
Posts: 2,378
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dobson and Kelly
Although she and Bea Benadaret were nominated numerous times, neither won an emmy. As good as Gracie was, an honorary award should have been made by this time. With Ronnie gone now, only her daughter Sandra would probably be available to receive an award for Gracie.
I read recently that Sandra passed away with in the last year.
Coffeecup is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:07 PM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor vBulletin Solutions Inc. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

VigLink badge

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.