I'm Dickens... He's Fenster

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I'm Dickens... He's Fenster

As two best friends on the world's wackiest construction crew, Harry Dickens and Arch Fenster really "nail" the humor in Volume One of this long-lost 1962 TV comedy. Join them and a whole toolbox of unforgettable characters, including appearences by Harvey Korman, Ellen Burstyn, Lee Meriwether and Yvonne Craig, before they were stars! Constructed by comedy genius Leonard Stern (Get Smart), I'm Dickens...He's Fenster ratchets up the guffaws again and again in these first 16 episodes. So grab your hardhat, and enjoy the first "site" of this landmark comedy in 50 years!

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Comedy

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Year

2012

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In the pilot for I'm Dickens…He's Fenster (originally titled 'The Workers'), Harry Dickens (John Astin), fears not being promoted to foreman, while his friend, Arch Fenster (Marty Ingels), tries to boost Harry's confidence. Yvonne Craig (Batgirl from Batman) plays Arch's voluptuous girlfriend, Hilary Scott.
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Harry comes down with a severe case of jealousy when kate (Emmaline Henry), is assigned night shift duties at the hospital with a team of handsome doctors. Peter Lupus (Mission: Impossible) and Lee Merriwether (The Time Tunnel), appear as doctor and nurse.
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While spending the weekend in their mountain cabin, Dickens, Fenster, and Mulligan (Henry Beckman), become suspicious of Mel (Dave Ketchum), when they discover his uncanny resemblance to a notorious bank robber.
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When Arch becomes engaged to a comely young stewardess, a jealous Harry attempts to sabotage their relationship before it ever gets off the ground. Future Academy Award-winner for The Exorcist, Ellen Burstyn (billed as Ellen McRae), appears as Arch's fiancee'.
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When a homeless Fenster moves in with Harry and Kate, he nearly demolishes their relationship when he starts to talk trash about his friend…in his sleep!
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Dickens battles a severe case of stage frightwhile auditioning for a TV commercial. Harvey Korman (The Carol Burnett Show, Blazing Saddles) plays Mr. Rembar, the commercial rep.
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There's hell "to pay" when Mr. Bannister (Frank DeVol) decides to start wearing a rug.
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When an old Army buddy's daughter (Carolyn Kearney) stays over at the Dicken's residence, Harry fears that Arch will make a play for the seemingly guileless girl.
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Tired of being the butt of Mulligan's jokes, Harry puts an end to it by refusing Arch's invitation for a celebratory evening with the construction gang.
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When Mr. Bannister fires Arch for his endless parade of girlfriends at the construction site, Harry, Mell and Mulligan have to decide whether to admit their own culpability.
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The Telling of a seemingly innocent joke leads to an all-out war, jeopardizing the construction crew's bid for the coveted Safety Award. Edy Williams (Beyond the Valley of the Dolls) has a small roll as Miss Safety.
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Harry feels like his friendship with Arch is going to the dogs after Fenster adopts a precious pup and begins to neglect all his relationships.
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When the Dickens' throw a party for their married friends, Harry goes to extremes to conceal from Arch that he's not invited.
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Convinced his friend has a severe back ailment that he won't admit, Arch goes behind Harry's back in order to confirm his suspicions. Francine York (Batman) guest stars as Fenster's Phys Ed girlfriend.
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Frustrated with their low wages, Dickens and Fenster decide to go into business for themselves, but soon discover that hanging out their shingle is not as easy as it looks.
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Overwhelmed by the impending birth of his eleventh child, Mel (Dave Ketchum), allows Dickens and Fenster to babysit his brood. But these au pairs quickly become a faux par as kiddie chaos commences!