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

Hazel links and theme songs at Sitcoms Online / Hazel Photo Gallery


Hazel - The Complete First Season

Buy Hazel - The Complete First Season on DVD
Hazel - The Complete Second Season

Buy Hazel - The Complete Second Season on DVD
Hazel - The Complete Third Season

Buy Hazel - The Complete Third Season on DVD
Hazel - The Complete Fourth Season

Buy Hazel - The Complete Fourth Season on DVD
Hazel - The Complete Fifth and Final Season

Buy Hazel - The Complete Fifth and Final Season on DVD

Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > 1960s Sitcoms > Hazel

Notices

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

3rd Rock from the Sun Launches on Laff in July; The CW Fall 2018 Premiere Dates
NBC Fall 2018 Premiere Dates; Season 4 of Bounce Sitcom Premieres July 2
The History of Comedy Returns to CNN; Showtime Gets First Late Night Talk Show
Showtime Gets Don Cheadle Comedy; HBO Special Directed by Jerrod Carmichael Coming Soon
Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of June 18, 2018)
SitcomsOnline Digest: Roseanne Spinoff One Step Closer to Reality; Netflix to Air New Season of Lucifer
Fri-Yay: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Finally Finds Its Best Self; All About the Washingtons with Rev Run Coming to Netflix
Paramount Network Comedy Scores in Ratings; Stan Against Evil Returns on Halloween for Season 3
WGN America Picks Up Two Original Series; Pop TV Orders New Comedy Florida Girls
Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Returns; Canceled CBS Sitcoms Return on Saturday Nights


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June)

Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season Step by Step - The Complete First Season Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-06-2003, 04:05 AM   #1
Aunt Clara
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Sep 05, 2003
Posts: 7
Default George's broken hand

In several episodes of Hazel, George had his hand bandaged. I was wondering if that was a true injury then added to the plot line, or was there an episode where George actually hurt his hand. How did is happen?
Aunt Clara is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2004, 08:47 PM   #2
vze3t9q9
Member
Forum Regular
 
vze3t9q9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 31, 2003
Location: ROCKCOVE
Posts: 542
Default

I noticed that too. I assume Don hurt his hand. I would have shown it once and then had scenes hiding it. It seemed many episodes were shownn with a bandaged hand. It kinda ruin the scenes seeing it so many times.
vze3t9q9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2004, 02:36 AM   #3
scooter-rider
Member
First Time Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 04, 2004
Posts: 1
Default Don DeFore's injured hand

Don DeFore was not only a fine actor but he could swing a hammer as well (In fact, he built his own home in the tony neighborhood of Brentwood) Unfortunately, in his wood shop, he accidentally cut his finger off. This occured during the first season of "Hazel". And since production could not be halted, his injury was written in the script of the show. His injury was explained away by fielding ground balls from Harold, out on the baseball field.
scooter-rider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2004, 05:43 PM   #4
vze3t9q9
Member
Forum Regular
 
vze3t9q9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 31, 2003
Location: ROCKCOVE
Posts: 542
Default

He cut his finger off. Ouch. OOh. I guess it wasn't too bad for future episodes he looked fine.
vze3t9q9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2006, 08:26 PM   #5
TV Knowledge Fan
Member
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 29, 2006
Location: Long Branch, N.J.
Posts: 2,456
Default Don DeFore talked about this in...

...the book "Written Out Of Television". Yes, he did cut his hand, and it had to be bandaged for a few weeks. They explained it in the show's storyline by having George Baxter complain to his boss that, due to a baseball game, it was Hazel's fault his hand was bandaged so much (she pitched too hard!).

TV Knowledge Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2008, 08:01 PM   #6
RD4
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Sep 28, 2008
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 22
Default

Well, my Dad didn't cut his finger "off" but came very close. He liked to work in the garage and made a lot of the old fashioned furniture in our Mandeville Canyon home in Brentwood. One day he went to Sears and for some reason (maybe by mistake) bought a 9 inch replacement blade for his circular table saw. Unfortunately for him he had been used to a 7 inch blade, and while cutting wood that 2 inches got to his ring finger, left hand. He came very close to losing it but with a lot of very good surgical assistance and platinum rods the docs were able to save it. Coincidentally I did the almost identical thing on our band saw just a couple years later on the exact same finger.
Ron DeFore
RD4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2008, 04:14 PM   #7
Dusty's Fan
Member
Senior Member
 
Dusty's Fan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 13, 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 1,083
Default

Thanks for your reply, Mr. DeFore. We fans of Hazel in general and your dad in particular are fortunate to have you here. The color episodes comprise one of my earliest memories, having watched episodes in syndication even before I was old enough to attend grade school.
Dusty's Fan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2015, 11:05 AM   #8
Abitibibob
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Nov 27, 2015
Posts: 2
Default Don DeFore's Hand

Quote:
Originally Posted by RD4
Well, my Dad didn't cut his finger "off" but came very close. He liked to work in the garage and made a lot of the old fashioned furniture in our Mandeville Canyon home in Brentwood. One day he went to Sears and for some reason (maybe by mistake) bought a 9 inch replacement blade for his circular table saw. Unfortunately for him he had been used to a 7 inch blade, and while cutting wood that 2 inches got to his ring finger, left hand. He came very close to losing it but with a lot of very good surgical assistance and platinum rods the docs were able to save it. Coincidentally I did the almost identical thing on our band saw just a couple years later on the exact same finger.
Ron DeFore
There's just one problem. It was his RIGHT hand that was bandaged!
Abitibibob is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2015, 11:16 PM   #9
Hazel Anyday
Member
Senior Member
 
Hazel Anyday's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 12, 2002
Posts: 1,120
Default

The controversy continues.
__________________
Haaazeelll!!
Hazel Anyday is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2016, 09:44 AM   #10
Lisalu
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Jun 21, 2016
Posts: 19
Default

Crickets....
Lisalu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 10:39 AM   #11
Ali_L
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Jul 06, 2016
Location: MA
Posts: 2
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Abitibibob
There's just one problem. It was his RIGHT hand that was bandaged!
Both hands have a ring finger :-)
Ali_L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-06-2016, 11:14 AM   #12
Ali_L
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Jul 06, 2016
Location: MA
Posts: 2
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Abitibibob
There's just one problem. It was his RIGHT hand that was bandaged!
Both hands have a ring finger.. :-) And I think there couldn't have been a better choice for George. Don Defore's expressions were hilarious!
Ali_L is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2017, 01:46 PM   #13
Abitibibob
Member
Occasional Poster
 
Join Date: Nov 27, 2015
Posts: 2
Default Don Defore's Hand

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ali_L
Both hands have a ring finger :-)
"Ron" said it was his LEFT hand! But his right hand was the one bandaged.
Abitibibob 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 -4. The time now is 02:24 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.