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Happy aired from June 1960 until September 1961 on NBC.

This trivial sitcom borrowed one idea from The People's Choice-instead of a dog who could talk out loud, this one featured a baby who could think out loud.Sally and Chris Day ( Yvonne Lime, Ronnie Burns), were a young married couple who were managers and part owners ( with Clara Mason who was played by Doris Packer), of the Desert Palm Motel, a very posh resort. Their efforts to keep the hotel running smoothly were often complicated by the well meaning but not always useful assistance of Uncle Charlie( Lloyd Corrigan). Others in the cast were Burt Metcalfe as their friend Joe Brigham and Wanda Shannon as Joe's wife, Terry. The most novel aspect of this show revolved around the Day's infant son , Happy ( Christopher Hapgood Day) who was played by the Born Twins. All of the goings-on at the hotel, business and personal , were observed by Happy, who regularly voiced his reactions through facial expressions and an off-screen voice ( Leone Ledoux)-a variation on the observer-speaking-to-the-camera device used by George Burns ( Ronnie's father), in the Burns And Allen Show and elsewhere.

Here is Ronnie Burns' Obituary
Published on November 18, 2007

LOS ANGELES - Ronnie Burns, 72, the son of George Burns and Gracie Allen who appeared occasionally with the comedy team on television in the 1950s, died Wednesday of cancer at his Pacific Palisades home, said his wife, Janice.

Mr. Burns played himself on "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show," which ran on CBS from 1950 to 1958, and "The George Burns Show," which ran one season after Allen retired from show business in 1958.

He studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse and appeared in other television shows in the '50s and early 1960s, including "The Honeymooners," "The Jack Benny Program," and "Playhouse 90," and headlined his own short-lived series, "Happy," in 1960.

George Burns and Allen adopted Mr. Burns a few months after he was born, and about a year after they adopted his sister, Sandra.

"He had a pretty charmed life growing up," Janice Burns said Thursday, describing it as a happy one filled with "parties, pony rides, a typical old-style Hollywood lifestyle."

In addition to acting, Mr. Burns also did production work on "Wendy and Me," a 1964-65 sitcom that starred his father.

After tiring of the limelight, Mr. Burns left the entertainment business and raced boats. He later invested in real estate, oversaw merchandising related to his parents, and bred Arabian horses in Santa Ynez.

Gracie Allen died in 1964 of a heart attack at 58, and George Burns died in 1996 at 100.

Mr. Burns leaves his wife, whom he married in 1977, and three sons by his first wife, Peggy.

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