This book is the first and only one of its kind Every episode ( ) of every comedy series from the beginning of television to the 1980 season is listed. Titles, dates, writer, director, producer, music, syndication credits, and background information are provided on each series. Title, writer and director credits, guest stars and a small plotline are given for each episode of the series. There is an exhaustive index to all names. This reference book will help you find the answers to every question quickly from the details about the famous I love Lucy episode when Ricky is born to what actor played the uncle on Petticoat Junction.