The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet was an American sitcom, which aired on ABC from October 3, 1952 through April 23, 1966, and starred the real-life Nelson family. After a long run on radio, the show was brought to television, where it continued its success, initially running simultaneously on radio and TV. The series starred Ozzie Nelson and his wife, singer Harriet Nelson, and their sons, David and Eric "Ricky" Nelson. Don DeFore had a recurring role as the Nelsons' friendly neighbor "Thorny".
Don DeFore - Erskin "Thorny" Thornberry
Parley Baer - Darby
Lyle Talbot as Joe Randolph
Mary Jane Croft - Clara Randolph
Connie Harper (Constance Nelson) - Miss Edwards
Skip Young - Wally Plumstead
Gordon Jones - Butch Barton