The Info List - The Jim Backus Show

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The Jim Backus Show is a 39-episode American television sitcom that aired in broadcast syndication in 1960 and 1961. The series was also known as Hot Off the Wire.[1]


1 Premise 2 Cast 3 Episodes 4 References

Premise[edit] The program focuses on Backus in the role of Mike O'Toole, the editor/proprietor of a low rent wire service struggling to stay in business. Cast[edit]

Jim Backus as Mike O'Toole Nita Talbot as Dora Miles Bobs Watson as Sidney George Ives as Douglas Aldrich

Episodes[edit] "The Woman's Touch" with George Ives as a bigamist con man, Douglas Aldrich.[2] "Floundered in Florida" with Alan Carney as Hogan, Milton Frome as Irving Rudolph, Vivi Janiss as Mrs. Rudolph, and Olan Soule as Elmo[3] References[edit]

^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes & Noble. 2004. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1.  ^ "The Woman's Touch".  ^ "Floundered in Florida on The Jim Backus Show". Internet Movie Data Base. May 2, 1961. Retrieved August 7, 2016. 

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