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The Jackie Gleason Show

The People's Choice
TV-G
TV Episode | 40 min | Comedy

Ralph spots an escaped criminal on his bus. He gets all the passengers off and helps the police arrest him. While the press is at his apartment taking his picture he finds out that the criminal has escaped. Ralph plans to hide but the ...See moreRalph spots an escaped criminal on his bus. He gets all the passengers off and helps the police arrest him. While the press is at his apartment taking his picture he finds out that the criminal has escaped. Ralph plans to hide but the police come to his apartment and talk him into acting as bait to recapture the criminal who has vowed to get even with him. After the police recapture the escapee in Ralph's apartment he becomes even more famous. Shortly there after one of the local political boss's comes to him and gets him to run for local assembly man. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Oct 23, 1954

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Oct 23, 1954 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Jackie Gleason
Self - Host / Ralph Kramden Self - Host / Ralph Kramden   See fewer
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Audrey Meadows
Alice Kramden Alice Kramden   See fewer
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Art Carney
Ed Norton Ed Norton   See fewer
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Sammy Birch
Lead Reporter Lead Reporter   See fewer
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Jimmy Blaine
Self - Commercials Self - Commercials   See fewer
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Jim Boles
Bullets Durgom Bullets Durgom   See fewer
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The June Taylor Dancers
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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Jack Lescoulie
Self - Announcer Self - Announcer   See fewer
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Bill Nimmo
Self - Commercials Self - Commercials   See fewer
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Joyce Randolph
Trixie Norton Trixie Norton   See fewer
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Victor Rendina
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Jack Albertson
Voter on Street (uncredited) Voter on Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Hall
Political Boss Burton J. Weaver (uncredited) Political Boss Burton J. Weaver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Hanley
Newspaper Photographer (uncredited) Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bern Hoffman
Herb Morgan (uncredited) Herb Morgan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marth
Supporting Player (uncredited) Supporting Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Petrie
Policeman O'Casey (uncredited) Policeman O'Casey (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.5 / 10 | 6 votes