Make Room for Daddy
Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family. Most episodes conclude with a song by Danny or one of the children. Affection expressed as hostility ("I love you, you little jerk") and ironic humor characterize this show.
Last Episode11x30 The Persistent Cop Aired: Apr. 27, 1964
Danny is asked by a policeman to audition a young singing group from the poor side of town. But one look inside the Williams apartment makes … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- The character 'Danny Williams' was ranked #5 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).
- Danny Thomas and Marjorie Lord appeared as their same characters, Danny and Kathy Williams, in The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, in "Make Room for Danny" (first aired on 1 Dec. 1958). Rusty Hamer…
[show]Danny Thomas and Marjorie Lord appeared as their same characters, Danny and Kathy Williams, in The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, in "Make Room for Danny" (first aired on 1 Dec. 1958). Rusty Hamer and Angela Cartwright also appeared as their characters, Rusty and Linda Williams.
- The theme song was a jazzed-up version of the old Irish tune The Londonderry Air (best known when sung with the lyric known as "Danny Boy").
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