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The Honeymooners

The Honeymooners Title Screen
Format Sitcom
Created by Jackie Gleason
Starring Jackie Gleason
Art Carney
Audrey Meadows
Joyce Randolph
Opening theme "You're My Greatest Love"
Country of origin Flag of the United States United States
No. of episodes 39 (List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Jack Philbin
Producer(s) Jack Hurdle
Camera setup Three-camera Electronicam
Running time 30 minutes (including commercials)
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Original run October 1, 1955September 22, 1956
External links
IMDb profile
TV.com summary

The Honeymooners is an American television situation comedy produced by Jackie Gleason enterprises, inc.[1] for CBS from 1955–56. It was based on characters developed by Jackie Gleason in 1951 and popularized in a series of sketches first performed on the successful variety show Cavalcade of Stars, and subsequently on The Jackie Gleason Show. The show was set in the Bensonhurst, Brooklyn apartment of Ralph Kramden (Gleason) and his wife Alice (Audrey Meadows), a struggling working class couple, and also featured upstairs neighbors Ed Norton (Art Carney) and his wife Trixie (Joyce Randolph). Promotional poster for The Honeymooners The Honeymooners is a 2005 comedy film, directed by John Schultz. ... Image File history File links The_Honeymooners_title_screen. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... Herbert John Jackie Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, and musician. ... Herbert John Jackie Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, and musician. ... Arthur William Matthew Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an Academy Award-winning American actor in film, stage, television, and radio. ... Audrey Meadows (February 8, 1926 – February 3, 1996), born Audrey Cotter, was an Emmy Award-winning American actress best known for playing the deadpan housewife, Alice Kramden in the 1950s American television comedy, The Honeymooners. ... Joyce Randolph, born Joyce Sirola… in Detroit, Michigan on October 21, 1925, is an actress, best known for playing Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article provides a list of all episodes of The Honeymooners. ... The multiple-camera setup (aka, multiple-camera mode of production) is a method of shooting films and television programs. ... Electronicam was a television recording system, based on a camera that shot film and television at the same time through a common lens. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... Herbert John Jackie Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, and musician. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A variety show is a show with a variety of acts, often including music and comedy skits, especially on television. ... The Jackie Gleason Show was a popular television variety show that starred Jackie Gleason and ran in a variety of incarnations, from 1952 to 1970. ... Bensonhurst Embankment is a common walkway in Bensonhurst Bensonhurst is a neighborhood located in the south-central part of the New York City borough of Brooklyn. ... Audrey Meadows (February 8, 1926 – February 3, 1996), born Audrey Cotter, was an Emmy Award-winning American actress best known for playing the deadpan housewife, Alice Kramden in the 1950s American television comedy, The Honeymooners. ... The term working class is used to denote a social class. ... Arthur William Matthew Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an Academy Award-winning American actor in film, stage, television, and radio. ... Joyce Randolph, born Joyce Sirola… in Detroit, Michigan on October 21, 1925, is an actress, best known for playing Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners. ...


The Honeymooners debuted as a half-hour series on October 1, 1955. Although initially a ratings success—it was the #2 show in the United States—it faced stiff competition from the popular Perry Como Show. The show eventually dropped to #19, and production ended after 39 episodes (now referred to as the "Classic 39"). The final episode of The Honeymooners aired on September 22, 1956. Gleason revived "The Honeymooners" as a sketch in his variety shows, most notably as part of a 1966–70 version of The Jackie Gleason Show. is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... When TV viewers or entertainment professionals in the United States mention ratings they are often referring to Nielsen Ratings, a system developed by Nielsen Media Research to determine the audience size and composition of television programming. ... Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American crooner. ... is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Despite its relatively brief run, The Honeymooners is considered one of the premier examples of American television comedy. It has been referenced in numerous homages and parodies, and has inspired successful television comedies such as The Flintstones and The King of Queens. A critically-panned film remake starring Cedric the Entertainer was released in 2005. For a description of the medieval homage ceremony see commendation ceremony Homage is generally used in modern English to mean any public show of respect to someone to whom you feel indebted. ... In contemporary usage, a parody (or lampoon) is a work that imitates another work in order to ridicule, ironically comment on, or poke some affectionate fun at the work itself, the subject of the work, the author or fictional voice of the parody, or another subject. ... The Flintstones is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. ... The King of Queens is an Emmy nominated, American comedy series that ran for nine seasons, from 1998 until 2007. ... Promotional poster for The Honeymooners The Honeymooners is a 2005 comedy film, directed by John Schultz. ... Cedric the Entertainer (born Cedric Antonio Kyles on April 24, 1964) is an American actor and comedian. ...

Contents

Cast and crew

The majority of The Honeymooners focused on its four principal characters, although various secondary characters made multiple appearances.

  • Ralph Kramden, played by Jackie Gleason, is a bus driver for the fictional Gotham Bus Company. He is never seen driving a bus (except in publicity photos), but is shown multiple times at the bus depot. Ralph is frustrated by his lack of success, and often develops schemes designed to earn him and his wife a quick fortune. Ralph frequently resorts to insults and hollow threats of physical violence.
  • Alice Kramden (née Gibson), played by Audrey Meadows, is Ralph's patient and quick-witted wife of fourteen years. Alice often finds herself bearing the brunt of Ralph's insults, but she usually returns them in equal measure.
  • Edward "Ed" Norton, played by Art Carney, is a New York City sewer worker and Ralph's best friend. He is considerably more good-natured than Ralph, but nonetheless trades insults with him on a regular basis. Ed (typically called "Norton" by Ralph) often gets mixed up in Ralph's schemes, and his carefree nature usually results in raising Ralph's ire. Ed and Ralph are both members of the fictional Raccoon Lodge.
  • Thelma "Trixie" Norton, played by Joyce Randolph, is Ed's caring wife and Alice's best friend. Like Ed and Alice, Trixie trades insults with Ralph on a regular basis.

Some of the actors that appeared multiple times on the show include Frank Marth, Eddie Hanley, Les Damon, John Gibson, Cliff Hall, and George Petrie.[2] Herbert John Jackie Gleason (February 26, 1916 – June 24, 1987) was an American comedian, actor, and musician. ... The French word née (feminine) or né (masculine) (or the English word nee) is still commonly used in some newspapers when mentioning the maiden name of a woman in engagement or wedding announcements. ... Audrey Meadows (February 8, 1926 – February 3, 1996), born Audrey Cotter, was an Emmy Award-winning American actress best known for playing the deadpan housewife, Alice Kramden in the 1950s American television comedy, The Honeymooners. ... Arthur William Matthew Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an Academy Award-winning American actor in film, stage, television, and radio. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... A sewer is an artificial conduit or system of conduits used to remove sewage (human liquid waste) and to provide drainage. ... Joyce Randolph, born Joyce Sirola… in Detroit, Michigan on October 21, 1925, is an actress, best known for playing Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners. ...


Executive producer Jack Philbin and producer Jack Hurdle were brought to The Honeymooners by Gleason, having performed the same duties on The Jackie Gleason Show. All 39 episodes were written amongst three two-man teams—Marvin Marx and Walter Stone, Andy "A.J." Russell and Herbert Finn, and Leonard Stern and Sydney Zelinka. All three teams also wrote for The Jackie Gleason Show. They were paid a weekly salary and received residuals for the first seven cycles of reruns, which were paid off by the end of the first year.[3] A residual is a payment made to the creator of performance art (or the performer in the work) for subsequent showings or screenings of the (usually filmed) work. ... Rerun van Pelt is the name of Linus and Lucys younger brother in the comic strip Peanuts. ...

The main cast of The Honeymooners during its 1955–56 run (from left to right): Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows, Art Carney, and Joyce Randolph.
The main cast of The Honeymooners during its 1955–56 run (from left to right): Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows, Art Carney, and Joyce Randolph.

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History

Origins

In July 1950, Jackie Gleason took over as the host of Cavalcade of Stars, a variety show that aired on the DuMont Television Network. After a few episodes, Gleason and his writing staff developed a sketch that drew upon familiar domestic situations for its material. Gleason wanted a realistic portrayal of life for a poor husband and wife living in Brooklyn. The couple would fight constantly, but ultimately show their love for each other. After rejecting titles such as "The Beast", "The Lovers", and "The Couple Next Door", Gleason and his staff settled on "The Honeymooners" for the name of the new sketch. Gleason took the role of Ralph Kramden, a blustery bus driver, and he chose veteran comedy movie actress Pert Kelton for the role of Alice Kramden, Ralph's acerbic wife.[3] The DuMont Television Network was the worlds first commercial television network, beginning operation in the United States in 1946. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... Pert Kelton (1907-1968) was an American vaudeville, movie, and television actress. ...


"The Honeymooners" made its debut on October 5, 1951, as a six-minute sketch.[4] Castmember Art Carney made a brief appearance as a police officer who gets hit with a pie Ralph had thrown out the window. The tone of these early sketches was much darker than the later series, with Ralph exhibiting extreme bitterness and frustration with his marriage to an equally bitter and argumentative middle-aged woman (Kelton was nine years older than Gleason). The Kramdens' financial struggles mirrored those of Gleason's early life in Brooklyn, and he took pains to duplicate on set the interior of the apartment where he grew up (right down to his boyhood address of 328 Chauncey Street).[4] For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur William Matthew Carney (November 4, 1918 – November 9, 2003) was an Academy Award-winning American actor in film, stage, television, and radio. ... Police officers in South Australia A police officer (or policeman/policewoman) is a warranted worker of a police force. ...


Early additions to the cast of later sketches were upstairs neighbors Ed and Trixie Norton. Ed (played by Carney) was a sewer worker and Ralph's best friend, although his innocent and guileless nature was the source of many arguments between the two. Trixie, Ed's former burlesque dancer wife, was portrayed by Elaine Stritch, but was replaced by Joyce Randolph after just one appearance. Just as Alice acted as a foil for Ralph, so did Trixie for Ed.[4][5] Due in part to the colorful array of characters that Gleason invented (including the cast of "The Honeymooners"), Cavalcade of Stars became a huge success for DuMont. It increased its audience share from nine to 25 percent. Gleason's contract with DuMont expired in the summer of 1952, and the financially struggling network was unable to re-sign him. Photograph of Sally Rand, 1934. ... Elaine Stritch (born on February 2, 1925) is an Irish-American actress and singer. ... Joyce Randolph, born Joyce Sirola… in Detroit, Michigan on October 21, 1925, is an actress, best known for playing Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners. ... This article is about the comedy duo. ... When TV viewers or entertainment professionals in the United States mention ratings they are often referring to Nielsen Ratings, a system developed by Nielsen Media Research to determine the audience size and composition of television programming. ...


Move to CBS

That summer, CBS president William S. Paley convinced Gleason to leave the DuMont Network and bring his show to CBS. In July, the cast of the retitled Jackie Gleason Show embarked on a highly successful five-week promotional tour across the United States, performing a variety of musical numbers and sketches (including the popular "Honeymooners"). The cast performed four shows a day, which was too much for Kelton, who was suffering from heart problems. She was replaced on the tour by Gingr Jones (sic), and subsequently was blacklisted (having earlier been named on the Red Channels blacklist) by CBS, which meant that a new Alice was needed.[5][6] This article is about the broadcast network. ... William S. Paley (1901-1990) This article is about the broadcast executive. ... For other uses, see SIC. Sic is a Latin word, originally sicut [1] meaning thus, so, or just as that. In writing, it is placed within square brackets and usually italicized — [sic] — to indicate that an incorrect or unusual spelling, phrase, punctuation, and/or other preceding quoted material has been... blacklisting is gay ... blacklisting is gay ...


Jones's replacement was Audrey Meadows, already known for her work in the 1951 musical Top Banana and on Bob and Ray's television show. Before receiving the role, Meadows had to overcome Gleason's reservations about her being too attractive to make a credible Alice. To accomplish this, she hired a photographer to come to her apartment early in the morning and take pictures of her with no make-up on, wearing a torn housecoat, and with her hair undone.[7][6] When the pictures were delivered to Gleason, he looked at them and said, "That's our Alice." When it was explained to him who it was he said, "Any dame who has a sense of humor like that deserves the job."[6] With the addition of Meadows the now-famous "Honeymooners" lineup of Gleason, Carney, Meadows, and Randolph was in place. Audrey Meadows (February 8, 1926 – February 3, 1996), born Audrey Cotter, was an Emmy Award-winning American actress best known for playing the deadpan housewife, Alice Kramden in the 1950s American television comedy, The Honeymooners. ... Album cover for the Original Cast Recording soundtrack from Top Banana. ... Bob and Ray Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding were an American comedy duo that began in radio in 1946 with a daily 15-minute show titled Matinee With Bob and Ray. ... “Make-up” redirects here. ...


The rising popularity of "The Honeymooners" was reflected in its increasing prominence as part of The Jackie Gleason Show. During the first season, it appeared on a regular basis (although not weekly) as a short sketch during part of the larger variety show. The sketches ranged in length from seven to thirteen minutes. For the 1953–54 season, the shorter sketches were outnumbered by ones that ran for a half hour or longer. During the 1954–55 season, most episodes consisted entirely of "The Honeymooners". Fan response was overwhelming. Meadows received hundreds of curtains and aprons in the mail from fans who wanted to help Alice lead a fancier life. By January 1955, The Jackie Gleason Show was competing with (and sometimes beating) I Love Lucy as the most-watched show in the United States. Audience members lined up around the block hours in advance to attend the show.[3] For religious use, see Veil. ... This article is about the garment. ... I Love Lucy is a television situation comedy, starring Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, also featuring Vivian Vance and William Frawley. ...


Before Gleason's initial three-year contract with CBS expired, he was offered a much larger one by CBS and Buick (the carmaker having dropped their sponsorship of The Milton Berle Show). The three-year contract, reportedly valued at $USD 11 million, was one of the largest in show business history. It called for Gleason to produce 78 filmed episodes of The Honeymooners over two seasons, with an option for a third season of 39 more. He was scheduled to receive $65,000 for each episode ($70,000 per episode in the second season), but had to pay all production costs out of that amount. Art Carney received $3,500 per week, Audrey Meadows received $2,000 per week, and Joyce Randolph (who did not appear in every episode) received $500 per week. Production for The Honeymooners was handled by Jackie Gleason Enterprises, Inc., which also produced the show's lead-in, Stage Show.[3][4] Buick is a brand of automobile built in the United States, Canada, China and in Spain by General Motors Corporation. ... Texaco Star Theater, a comedy-variety show (radio, 1940-49; television, 1949-56), was one of the first hugely successful examples of U.S. television broadcasting. ... USD redirects here. ...


The first episode of the new half-hour series aired Saturday, October 1, 1955, at 8:30 pm (during prime time), opposite Ozark Jubilee on ABC and The Perry Como Show on NBC. As it was sponsored by Buick, the opening credits ended with an advertisement ("Brought to you by your Buick dealer. And away we go!"), and the show concluded with a brief Gleason sales pitch for the company. All references to the carmaker were removed when the show entered syndication.[7] is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Prime time is the block of programming on television during the middle of the evening. ... The Ozark Jubilee was the first national country music show on television. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American crooner. ... This article is about the television network. ...


Critical reaction to The Honeymooners was mixed. While The New York Times and Broadcasting and Telecasting Magazine wrote that it was "labored" and lacked the spontaneity of the live sketches, TV Guide praised it as "rollicking", "slapsticky" and "fast-paced".[3] In February 1956, the show was moved to the 8 pm time slot, but had already started to lose viewers to the hugely popular Perry Como Show. Gleason's writers had also begun to feel confined by the restrictive half-hour format, and Gleason felt that they were starting to run out of original ideas. After just one season, Gleason and CBS agreed to cancel The Honeymooners, which aired its 39th and last original episode on September 22, 1956. In explaining his decision to end the show with $7 million remaining on his contract Gleason said, "the excellence of the material could not be maintained, and I had too much fondness for the show to cheapen it."[3] Gleason subsequently sold the films of the "Classic 39" episodes of the show to CBS for $USD 1.5 million.[4] The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. ... TV Guide is the name of two North American weekly magazines about television programming, one in the United States and one in Canada. ... is the 265th day of the year (266th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Revivals

One week after The Honeymooners ended, The Jackie Gleason Show returned on September 29. "The "Honeymooners" sketches were soon brought back as part of the revived variety show. When Art Carney left the show in 1957, the sketches ceased production. In 1962, Gleason's variety show returned as Jackie Gleason and His American Scene Magazine. The "Honeymooners" sketches returned as well, whenever Carney was available. Audrey Meadows and Joyce Randolph were replaced as Alice and Trixie by Sue Ane Langdon and Patricia Wilson, respectively.[4][5] Sue Ane Langdon (born March 8, 1936 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA) is an actor best known for her performances in two Elvis Presley movies, Roustabout and Frankie and Johnny, and a starring tole in the TV series Arnie, a role that won her a Golden Globe Award for Best... Patricia Wilson was a popular writer of 53 romance novels in Mills & Boon from 1986 to 2004. ...


In January 1966, Meadows returned as Alice for a musical special entitled The Honeymooners: The Adoption, a re-enactment of a 1955 sketch of the same name. When The Jackie Gleason Show (now based in Miami Beach, Florida) returned in 1966, the "Honeymooners" sketches (now in color for the first time) returned as a series of elaborate musicals. The sketches, which comprised ten of the first season's thirty-two shows, followed a story arc that had the Kramdens and Nortons traveling across Europe after Ralph won a contest. "The Color Honeymooners," as it has since become known, featured Sheila MacRae and Jane Kean in the roles of Alice and Trixie, respectively (Meadows and Randolph did not want to relocate to Miami). One notable 1967 segment featured the return of Pert Kelton, this time playing Alice's mother, Mrs. Gibson.[4][5] The Black Crook (1866) is considered the first musical comedy Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sheila MacRae (born Sheila Margaret Stephens on September 24, 1924, in London, England) is an actress and author. ... Jane Kean (b. ...


"The Honeymooners" ended again when The Jackie Gleason Show was canceled in 1970, the result of a disagreement in direction between Gleason and the network. Gleason wanted to continue interspersing "The Honeymooners" within the confines of his regular variety show, while CBS wanted a full-hour "Honeymooners" every week. On October 11, 1973 Gleason, Carney, MacRae and Kean reunited for a 'Honeymooners' skit called "Women's Lib" on a CBS Jackie Gleason special. Finally, the Kramdens and Nortons were brought back for four one-hour specials on ABC, which aired from 1976–78. Alongside Gleason and Carney, Audrey Meadows returned as Alice (for the first time since 1966) while Jane Kean continued to play Trixie (Joyce Randolph, the actress most identified as Trixie, never again appeared in the part after the 1950s). These four specials are the final original "Honeymooners" productions.[5]


Production

The Honeymooners was filmed using three Electronicams.
The Honeymooners was filmed using three Electronicams.

In 1955, most television shows (including The Jackie Gleason Show) were performed live and recorded using kinescope technology. One notable exception was I Love Lucy, which was recorded directly onto 35 mm film. For The Honeymooners, Gleason utilized the Electronicam TV-film system, developed by DuMont in the early 1950s. As a result of the superior picture and sound quality afforded by the Electronicam system, episodes of The Honeymooners were much more suitable for rebroadcast than were other shows of the era.[4][5] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Electronicam was a television recording system, based on a camera that shot film and television at the same time through a common lens. ... Kinescope (IPA: ) originally referred to the cathode ray tube used in television monitors. ... 35 mm film frames. ... Electronicam was a television recording system, based on a camera that shot film and television at the same time through a common lens. ...


All 39 episodes of The Honeymooners were filmed at the Adelphi Theater in New York City, in front of an audience of 1,000. Episodes were never fully rehearsed, as Gleason felt that rehearsals would rob the show of its spontaneity. The result was that while the cast was able to bring a fresh approach to the material, mistakes were often made—lines were either recited incorrectly or forgotten altogether, and actors did not follow the scripted action. To compensate, the cast developed visual cues for each other: Gleason patted his stomach when he forgot a line, while Meadows would glance at the refrigerator when someone else was supposed to retrieve something from it.[7][8] This article is about the New York theater. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


In contrast to other popular comedies of the era (such as Father Knows Best, I Love Lucy, Leave It to Beaver, and The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), which depicted their characters in comfortable, middle class suburban environments, the set design for The Honeymooners reflected the blue collar existence of its characters. The Kramdens' apartment, in particular, was sparsely furnished—the main set was a kitchen, which consisted of a functional table and chairs, a curtain-less window (with a view of a fire escape) and an outdated icebox.[4][5][6] Robert Young and Jean Vander Pyl on NBC Radios Father Knows Best Father Knows Best, a popular American TV and radio sitcom of the 1950s and 1960s, portrayed an idealized vision of middle-class American life of the era. ... I Love Lucy is a television situation comedy, starring Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, also featuring Vivian Vance and William Frawley. ... For other uses, see Leave It to Beaver (disambiguation). ... The Nelson family The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, an American radio and television series, was once the longest-running, live-action situation comedy on American television, having aired on ABC from 1952 to 1966 after a ten-year run on radio. ... The middle class (or middle classes) comprises a social group once defined by exception as an intermediate social class between the nobility and the peasantry. ... “Suburbia” redirects here. ... A blue-collar worker is a member of the working class who performs manual labor and earns an hourly wage. ... A kitchen is a room used for food preparation and sometimes entertainment. ... Fire escapes on the back of a Cincinnati building. ... The inside of a fridge A refrigerator (sometimes shortened to fridge) is an electrical appliance that uses refrigeration to help preserve food. ...


The instrumental theme song for The Honeymooners, "You're My Greatest Love", was composed by Gleason and performed by an orchestra led by Ray Bloch (who had previously served as orchestra leader on Gleason's variety show, as well as The Ed Sullivan Show). Although lyrics were composed, they were never sung. Sammy Spear, who later became Gleason's musical director, provided the arrangement.[9] The music heard in the episodes was not performed during the show, so to enhance the feeling of a live performance for the studio audience an orchestra performed before filming and during breaks.[3] The show's original announcer was Jack Lescoulie, who was also a spokesman for the sponsor, Buick. For the non-sponsored syndicated version, the introduction was voiced by CBS staff announcer Gaylord Avery. The theme music of a radio or television program is a melody closely associated with the show, and usually played during the title sequence and/or end credits. ... The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948 to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by former entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. ... Jack Lescoulie (b. ...


Awards

Art Carney won five Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Ed Norton—two for the original Jackie Gleason Show, one for The Honeymooners, and two for the final version of The Jackie Gleason Show. He was nominated for another two (1957, 1966) but lost. Jackie Gleason and Audrey Meadows were both nominated in 1956 for their work on The Honeymooners. Gleason was nominated for Best Actor – Continuing Performance but lost to Phil Silvers, while Meadows was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role but lost to Nanette Fabray. Meadows was also nominated for Emmys for her portrayal of Alice Kramden in 1954 and 1957.[10][11] An Emmy Award. ... Phil Silvers (May 11, 1911 – November 1, 1985) was an American entertainer and comedy actor. ... Nanette Fabray (born October 27, 1920 in San Diego, California) is an American actress. ...


The following table summarizes award wins by cast members, both for The Honeymooners and The Jackie Gleason Show.

Actor Awards won Show
Art Carney Emmy, Best Series Supporting Actor (1954) The Jackie Gleason Show
Emmy, Best Supporting Actor in a Regular Series (1955) The Jackie Gleason Show
Emmy, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (1956) The Honeymooners
Emmy, Special Classifications of Individual Achievement (1967) The Jackie Gleason Show
Emmy, Special Classification of Individual Achievements (1968) The Jackie Gleason Show
Audrey Meadows Emmy, Best Supporting Actress in a Regular Series (1955) The Jackie Gleason Show

Plot

For the full list of episodes, see List of The Honeymooners episodes

Most of The Honeymooners took place in Ralph and Alice Kramden's kitchen. Other settings used in the show included the Gotham Bus Company depot, the Raccoon Lodge, and on occasion the Nortons' apartment. Many episodes began with a shot of Alice in the kitchen, awaiting Ralph's arrival from work. Most episodes focused on Ralph and Ed Norton's characters, although Alice played a substantial role. Ed's wife Trixie played a smaller role in the series, and didn't appear in every episode as the other three did. Each episode presented a self-contained story, which never carried over into a subsequent one. The show employed a number of standard sitcom clichés and plots, particularly those of jealousy and comic misunderstanding. This article provides a list of all episodes of The Honeymooners. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jealousy typically refers to the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur when a person believes a valued relationship is being threatened by a rival. ...


The show presented Ralph as an everyman and an underdog who struggled to make a better life for himself and his wife, but who ultimately failed due to his own shortcomings. He (along with Ed) devised a number of get-rich-quick schemes, none of which succeeded. Ralph was quick to blame others for his misfortune, until it was pointed out to him where he had fallen short. Ralph's anger was replaced by remorse, and he would then apologize for his actions. Many of these apologies to Alice ended with Ralph saying, "Baby, you're the greatest", followed by a hug and kiss.[3][5][6] In literature and drama, the term everyman has come to mean an ordinary individual, with whom the audience or reader is supposed to be able to identify, and who is often placed in extraordinary circumstances. ... An underdog is a person or group in a competition, frequently in electoral politics, sports, and creative works, who is popularly expected to lose. ...


In most episodes, Ralph's short temper got the best of him, leading him to yell at others and to threaten physical violence, particularly against Alice. Ralph's favorite threats to her were "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon!" and "One of these days … one of these days … POW, right in the kisser!" This has led some to criticize the show as displaying an acceptance of domestic violence.[12][13] Ralph never carried out his threats, however, and others have pointed out that Alice knew he never would.[5][6] In retaliation, the targets of Ralph's verbal abuse often responded by simply joking about his weight, a common theme throughout the series.[5][6] And Alice, noticeably, was never seen to back down from any of Ralph's "threats". “Domestic disturbance” redirects here. ...


Syndication and home video

The Honeymooners "Classic 39" Episodes DVD
The Honeymooners "Classic 39" Episodes DVD

The Honeymooners gained its greatest fame in syndication, where it has aired almost continually since its cancellation. New York's WPIX-TV aired The Honeymooners nightly and on New Year's Day for more than two decades, with occasional breaks.[4] BBC2 aired 38 of the original 39 episodes beginning in 1989 and ending in 1991.[5] The show has also aired in Australia, Iran, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Ireland and Suriname.[3] Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... WPIX, channel 11, is a television station in New York City. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In 1984, the Museum of Television and Radio announced the discovery of four original Honeymooners sketches from the original The Jackie Gleason Show. When they later held a public viewing for three of them, the response was overwhelmingly positive. In January 1985, Gleason announced the release of an additional group of lost episodes from his private vault. As with the previously released sketches, these "lost episodes" were actually kinescopes of sketches from the 1952–55 run of The Jackie Gleason Show.[14] The East Coast branch of The Museum of Television and Radio is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan in New York City (USA). ... The term Lost Episode is something of a misnomer used to describe an episode of a television series that for any number of reasons was not aired in its original chronological place and later publicly released. ...


Gleason sold the broadcast rights to the lost episodes to Viacom, and they were first aired from 1985–86 as a series of 68 22-minute episodes on the Showtime cable network. They have since joined the original 39 episodes in syndication, and have also been released on VHS and DVD.[14] In September 2004, another "lost" episode was reported discovered at the Peabody Award archives in Georgia. This episode, "Love Letter," originally aired on The Jackie Gleason Show on October 16, 1954.[15] It aired for the first time since then on October 16, 2004 (its fiftieth anniversary), on TV Land. Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... This article is about the pay TV channel. ... Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly referred to as the Peabody Awards, are annual international awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 289th day of the year (290th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


CBS Paramount Television (the modern-day successor to Viacom), via CBS Broadcasting, owns the "classic 39" series outright, while the Gleason estate owns the "lost episodes" (although CBS Paramount does distribute them). CBS Paramount Television (formerly Desilu Productions, Paramount Television, among other companies) is an American television production/distribution company that was formed on January 17, 2006 by CBS Corporation merging Paramount Television and CBS Productions. ...


Paramount Home Entertainment released a six disc-DVD set entitled The Honeymooners "Classic 39" Episodes in November 2003 (only available in Region 1). The set contains all 39 episodes from the series' original 1955–56 broadcast run. Also included in the set is an edited version of a 1990 anniversary special hosted by Audrey Meadows, as well as original show openings and closings (sponsored by Buick) that were removed when the show entered syndication. Paramount Home Entertainment (formerly Paramount Home Video) is a home video company founded in 1981. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... Region 1, Region 2 and Region 3 redirect here. ...


MPI Home Video released the "lost episodes" on DVD in Region 1 in 24 volume collections from 2001 - 2002. They have subsequently re-released these episodes in 6 box sets featuring all 80 episodes. MPI Home Video is a company that produces videos of historial movies, rock movies since 1976, and rights to the cult TV serial Dark Shadows on Video since 1989 and on DVD since 2002. ...

DVD Name Ep # Release Date
The Honeymooners- Lost Episodes Collection 1 13 October 30, 2001
The Honeymooners- Lost Episodes Collection 2 13 October 30, 2001
The Honeymooners- Lost Episodes Collection 3 15 January 29, 2002
The Honeymooners- Lost Episodes Collection 4 15 March 26, 2002
The Honeymooners- Lost Episodes Collection 5 12 June 25, 2002
The Honeymooners- Lost Episodes Collection 6 12 August 27, 2002

In June 2006, MPI Home Video released The Color Honeymooners – Collection 1 (NTSC and PAL), which collects the "Trip to Europe" story arc presented on The Jackie Gleason Show in 1966. The AmericanLife TV Network is currently airing The Color Honeymooners shows under license from Gleason Enterprises and Paul Brownstein Television. is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... MPI Home Video is a company that produces videos of historial movies, rock movies since 1976, and rights to the cult TV serial Dark Shadows on Video since 1989 and on DVD since 2002. ... NTSC is the analog television system in use in Canada, Japan, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and some other countries, mostly in the Americas (see map). ... For other uses, see PAL (disambiguation). ... The AmericanLife TV Network, formerly the GoodLife TV Network, describes itself as the only cable television network devoted to the baby boomer generation. ...


Impact and legacy

"The Honey-Mousers", showing Ralph Crumden and Ned Morton.
"The Honey-Mousers", showing Ralph Crumden and Ned Morton.

Due to its enduring popularity, The Honeymooners has been referenced numerous times in American pop culture, and has also served as the inspiration behind other television shows. The show also introduced memorable catchphrases into American culture, such as "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon!", "One of these days...one of these days...POW, right in the kisser!" and "Baby, you're the greatest." Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Popular culture, sometimes abbreviated to pop culture, consists of widespread cultural elements in any given society. ... A catch phrase is a phrase or expression that is popularized, usually through repeated use, by a real person or fictional character. ...

  • In 1960, the animated sitcom The Flintstones debuted. Many critics and viewers noted the close resemblance of that show's premise and characters to that of The Honeymooners.[16] Co-creator William Hanna has stated that The Honeymooners was used as a basis for the concept of The Flintstones. Mel Blanc, the voice of Barney Rubble, was asked to model Barney's voice after Ed Norton, but reportedly refused. Jackie Gleason later said that he had thought about suing, but decided not to as he did not want to be the person responsible for having the show pulled off the air.[17][18]
  • The sitcom King of Queens was inspired partly by The Honeymooners.[19] In a 2001 episode of the show ("Inner Tube"), Doug Heffernan (played by Kevin James) dreams that he is Ralph Kramden, his wife Carrie (played by Leah Remini) is Alice Kramden, and his friend Deacon Palmer (played by Victor Williams) is Ed Norton. The sequence was filmed in black-and-white and the audio quality (including the audience) matches a '50s style.
  • In 1999, TV Guide published a list entitled "TV's 50 Greatest Characters Ever!" Ed Norton was #2, and Ralph Kramden was #13.[6]
  • In 2002, The Honeymooners was listed at #3 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.
  • The show was parodied in a series of animated Looney Tunes shorts, in which the principal characters are depicted as mice and Ralph's "big dream" is to get enough cheese to impress Alice. These cartoons are "The Honey-Mousers" (1956), "Cheese It, the Cat!" (1957), and "Mice Follies" (1960).[20] Human caricatures of Ralph and Ed are pitted against Bugs Bunny in the 1956 Warner cartoon "Half-Fare Hare". In one Sylvester and Tweety cartoon — in which Granny gets rousted out of her house by the big bad wolf, only to get the wolf in the end — Granny (June Foray) hollered, "One of these days...one of these days...Pow! Right in the kisser!" And in another cartoon, when Sylvester falls into an open manhole, inside we hear a voice like Ed Norton's say "Hey, look at this Ralph, a pussycat". To which, Sylvester simply pears out of the sewer to the audience.
  • As Ralph Kramden was a New York City bus driver, one of the service depots in Brooklyn was renamed the Jackie Gleason Bus Depot in 1988. All buses that originate from the bus depot bear a sticker on the front that has a logo derived from the 'face on the moon' opening credits of The Honeymooners. The MTA also took 1948 GM-TDH5101 bus number 4789, renumbered it to 2969 and made it the 'official Jackie Gleason bus'.
  • A statue of Gleason as Ralph Kramden stands at the Eighth Avenue entrance to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. The plaque on the base of the statue reads, "Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden - Bus Driver - Raccoon Lodge Treasurer - Dreamer - Presented by the People of TV Land"[21]
  • Comedian Eddie Murphy impersonated Ralph and Ed in an infamous stand-up routine depicting Kramden and Norton as gay lovers as part of his 1983 concert film Eddie Murphy Delirious.
  • An episode ("A Trip To The Moon") of the 1980s detective spoof Moonlighting features lead characters David Addison, Maddie Hayes, Agnes Dipesto, and Richard Addison performing a Honeymooners re-creation.
  • Comedian Joe Piscopo released a song entitled "Honeymooners Rap" in 1985, in which he impersonated Ralph Kramden while Eddie Murphy supplied the voice for Ed Norton.
  • The Honeymooners was spoofed in an episode of Perfect Strangers as a result of the character Balki Bartoukomos (Bronson Pinchot) spinning an extended metaphor about the characters' situation to an episode of The Honeymooners he had once seen; Balki's description of the episode is shown in a black-and-white flashback. Larry Appleton (Mark Linn-Baker) portrayed Ralph Kramden and Balki portrayed Ed Norton (retaining his foreign accent in the role).
  • In the Futurama episode "The Series Has Landed," Fry witnesses the future's interpretation of The Honeymooners. "Bang, zoom, straight to the moon!" was thought of as an early occurrence of man's desire to travel to space. Fry correctly notes that the quote was actually an allegory for domestic violence. In the episode "Spanish Fry," one of the aliens also refers to the catchphrase—"One of these days... Bang, zoom, straight to the third moon of Omicron Persei 8!".
  • In the Family Guy episode "The Fat Guy Strangler," Lois Griffin's brother Patrick was traumatized as a child when he walked in on his mother having an affair with Jackie Gleason, who apparently ejaculated in her face while saying his catchphrase, "Pow! Right in the kisser!" Peter Griffin triggers Patrick's killing spree by wearing a bus driver's uniform identical to the one Gleason wore on The Honeymooners and repeating this phrase several times. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has said that Gleason was an influence for Peter's character.[22]
  • In the "Stan of Arabia (Part 1)" episode of American Dad! (another MacFarlane creation), Stan Smith uses the "Pow! Right in the kisser!" line to threaten his wife Francine Smith, only with a gunshot to the ceiling replacing the word "pow".
  • The 1985 film Back to the Future features a scene set in 1955, where the family of Lorraine Baines is watching an episode of The Honeymooners entitled "The Man from Space". This is technically an anachronism, however, as the scene takes place in November, while that episode did not air until December 31. Earlier in the movie, Marty McFly's family was watching a rerun of the same episode over dinner; he is thus able to indentify the episode (which was supposedely being aired for its first time) as a "rerun".
  • Louis C.K. has stated in an interview that he based the layout of Louie's apartment in Lucky Louie on the Kramdens' apartment, in contrast to other shows like The King of Queens that have very nicely decorated apartments on low incomes.[23]
  • Two remote-sensing cameras on the New Horizons space probe to the dwarf planet Pluto are named "Ralph" and "Alice."
  • On January 15, 2007, the clip-art comic strip Partially Clips featured a reference to The Honeymooners.
  • On June 1, 2007, FOX aired a special of TV's Funniest Moments. A clip from the episode titled The $99,000 Answer was on the list. It was when Ralph identified the composer of Swanee River as being "Ed Norton".

The success of The Honeymooners in countries outside the United States has led to the production of new shows based entirely on it. In 1994, the Dutch broadcasting network KRO produced a version of The Honeymooners entitled Toen Was Geluk Heel Gewoon ([Back] then was happiness very ordinary), using translated scripts of the original series but changing its setting to 1950s Rotterdam. After the original 39 scripts were exhausted, the series' lead actors, Gerard Cox and Sjoerd Pleijsier, took over writing, adding many new characters and references to Dutch history and popular culture. The series was a hit in the Netherlands and continues to run.[24] In 1998, the Polish network Polsat produced a version of The Honeymooners entitled Miodowe lata, using both translated scripts of the original series and new ones, but changing its setting to modern-day Warsaw. 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On June 10, 2005, a feature film remake of The Honeymooners was released, featuring a predominantly African American cast. The roles of Ralph, Alice, Ed, and Trixie were played by Cedric the Entertainer, Gabrielle Union, Mike Epps, and Regina Hall, respectively. The movie was a critical and commercial failure, earning slightly more than $USD 13 million worldwide.[26] is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Promotional poster for The Honeymooners The Honeymooners is a 2005 comedy film, directed by John Schultz. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Cedric the Entertainer (born Cedric Antonio Kyles on April 24, 1964) is an American actor and comedian. ... Gabrielle Monique Union (born October 29, 1972) is an African-American actress and former model. ... Mike Epps (born November 18, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American comedian and actor. ... Regina Hall Regina Hall (born on December 12, 1970 in Washington, D.C.) is an American film and television actress best known for her roles in the Scary Movie films. ...


Episodes

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Additional reading

  • Katsigeorgis, John (2002). To The Moon: The Honeymooners Book of Trivia - Official Authorized Edition. Metrobooks. ISBN 1-58663-694-4.
  • McCrohan, Donna and Peter Crescenti (1986). The Honeymooners Lost Episodes. Workman Publishing. ISBN 0-89480-157-0.
  • Meadows, Audrey (1994). Love, Alice: My Life as a Honeymooner. Crown Publishers. ISBN 0-517-59881-7.

References

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