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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.

CONTENTS

* 1 Premise * 2 Cast * 3 Episodes * 4 References

PREMISE

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

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

EPISODES

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

REFERENCES

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

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