Wilbur's new bride, Carol (the charming Connie Hines), is the dutiful wife with a roast in the oven and who frets over asking her husband for money to buy a new television set. Neighbors Roger and Kay (Larry Keating and Edna Skinner) are the affectionately bickering married couple next door who take the newlyweds under their more cynical wings. It is Ed who gallops off with every scene with the horse's share of the punch lines. They don't make 'em like this anymore, and one can easily see Mister Ed winning over a new generation of kids, of course, of course.
Cast & Characters
- Alan Young as Wilbur Post
- Connie Hines as Carol Post
- Allan Lane as Mister Ed
- Mister Ed as Himself
- Larry Keating as Roger Addison (1961-1963)
- Edna Skinner as Kay Addison (1961-1964)
- Leon Ames as Gordon Kirkwood (1963-1965)
- Florence MacMichael as Winnie Kirkwood (1963-1965)
- Barry Kelley as Carol's Dad (1962-1966)
Broadcast HistoryFirst Telecast: January 5, 1961
Last Telecast: February 6, 1966
Original Network: CBS
Number of Seasons: 6
Number of Episodes: 143
Mister Ed Episode Guide
Original Primetime TV Schedule:
- October 1961- September 1962, CBS, Sunday 6:30-7:00PM
- September 1962- March 1963, CBS, Thursday 7:30-8:00PM
- March 1963- October 1964, CBS, Sunday 6:30-7:00PM
- December 1964- September 1965, CBS, Wednesday 7:30-8:00PM
Theme Song Lyrics & Opening Credits
"Mr. Ed" by Jay Livingston.
Mister Ed On DVD
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Mister Ed TriviaWhen Wilbur asked Mister Ed why he had never spoken to anyone else, Mister Ed said that Wilbur was the only human being he'd ever met that was worth talking to!
Allan "Rocky" Lane, who supplied Mister Ed's voice, was a retired actor when this series began. He had starred in numerous low-budget westerns during the 1940s.
Mister Ed actually began as a syndicated series. It was so popular with viewers that CBS picked it up for their prime time line-up. Typically, shows that air both syndicated and prime-time happen in the opposite order. They're prime time first and if the ratings drop too low for the networks but still have a "following", they may continue in production for syndication.
Wilbur & Carol Post had to get new neighbors in 1963 after Larry Keating died shortly after the beginning of the season.