OCCASSIONAL WIFE Classic TV Series

OCCASSIONAL WIFE: This series was a half-hour sitcom that aired during the 1966-67 season The lead character was Peter Christopher, a bachelor who enjoyed the single life but was blocked from professional advancement by not having a wife, as his boss, baby-food manufacturer Max Brahms (played by Jack Collins) was, because of his product, a strong believer in marriage and family. Christopher asked a young painter, Greta Patterson, to pose as his wife at company functions.

In return, Peter set up Greta in an apartment above his own in a Manhattan building. Greta would use the fire escape to slip in to Peter's 6th floor apartment from her apartment on the 8th floor whenever his boss would drop by unexpectedly. As a silent running gag, Brian O'Byrne played the "fellow in between" who bemusedly watching the comings and goings of the two from his 7th floor vantage point.

Peter was played by Michael Callan, and Greta was played by Patricia Harty. While Peter and Greta never married on the show, Callan and Harty fell in love during filming of the series and did marry in real life. They are now divorced.

.SIDE NOTE: NBC has announced a presumed remake of the series to feature Matthew Perry as the lead, while the opposite is possibly controversial singer Britney Spears, who tested her role and received positive response. Time will tell??????

OCCASSIONAL WIFE (PILOT)
OCCASSIONAL TROUBLE
THE RIVALRY
HE WHO BURNS THE BRIDGES
I DO WE DON'T
THE PROMOTION
NO COOKIE FOR DESSERT
DANGER! WOMAN AT WORK
A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY
MARRIAGE COUNSELOR
THE TALENT SCOUTS
THAT'S HOW THEY GOT CAPONE
G.P. LOVES U.U.
MISS GRETA REGRETS
PETER BY MOONLIGHT
ALIAS PETER PATTERSON
PLAY FAIR FOR GYPSISES
A COUPLE OF HOME-COOKED MEALS
ONE PLUS ONE EQUALS TOO MANY
KANGAROO KANDIDATES
THE NEW SECRETARY
THE BUSINESS TRIP
ENGAGEMENT, CHRISTOPHER STYLE
INSTAND FATHERHOOD
THE SOFT SPOT
THE SECRET POWDERED MILK AFFAIR
MY OCCASSIONAL BROTHER?S KEEPER
AN AFFAIR TO FORGET
OIL, BE SEEING YOU
SO LITTLE TIME

OCCASSIONAL WIFE Classic TV Series
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