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* FakeAmerican: Three, all born in the UsefulNotes/BritishEmpire.

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* FakeAmerican: Three, all born in the UsefulNotes/BritishEmpire.UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire.


* FakeAmerican: Well, not exactly. Jane Morgan, who played Mrs. Davis, was born in London to Welsh parents. She moved to Boston before her first birthday.

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* FakeAmerican: Well, not exactly. Three, all born in the UsefulNotes/BritishEmpire.
** Gale Gordon played Osgood Conklin. He was born in England, only moving to the United States as a teenager.
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Jane Morgan, who played Mrs. Davis, was born in London to Welsh parents. She moved to Boston before her first birthday.birthday.
** Jesselyn Fax, the actress who portrayed Mrs. Davis' sister Angela, was Canadian.

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* RecycledScript: Many radio scripts were [[SoundtoScreenAdaptation reworked and adapted for television]]:
** i.e. "The Auction", "Aunt Mattie Boynton", "The Birthday Bag", "Blue Goldfish", "Bones, Son of Cyrano", "Business Course", "The Cafeteria Strike", "Clay City Chaperone", "Cure That Habit", "The Embezzled Dress", "Fisher's Pawn Shop", "The Hawkins Travel Agency", "The Hobby Show", "The Honest Burglar", "The Hurricane", "June Bride", "Madison Mascot", "The Magic Christmas Tree", "Marinated Hearing", "Monsieur [=LeBlanc=]", "The Model Teacher", "Old Marblehead", "Red River Valley", "Secondhand First Aid", "Spare That Rod", "Suzy Prentiss", "Thanksgiving Show", "Trial by Jury", "Trying to Pick A Fight", "Two-Way Stretch Snodgrass", "Wild Goose", "The Wrong Mrs. Boynton", and "The Yodar Kritch Award".
* TechnologyMarchesOn: A particularly glaring example in the episode "The Tape Recorder". Walter Denton causes trouble by purchasing an outrageously expensive tape recorder ($385 in 1950 funds!) for Madison High School - in the grips of Mr. Conklin's latest economy drive. A circa 1950 tape recorder, incidentally, isn't a small device, but [[http://www.prestohistory.com/Presto5.html one of the huge reel-to-reel affairs seen here]]. HilarityEnsues as Miss Brooks and Mr. Conklin are forced to explain the purchase to school board head Mr. Stone. Even more HilarityEnsues when the records Walter Denton made are played back in a mixed-up state.


* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: An interesting example in the radio episode "Reckless Driving''.
** Miss Brooks, Mrs. Davis, Mr. Conklin, Mr. Boynton, Harriet and Walter are on Mrs. Davis' porch listening to the radio.
*** Creator/SteveAllen suddenly drives up asking for the way to Hollywood - turns out he's going to host the summer replacement for ''Our Miss Brooks''.
*** The radio is tuned to ''Our Miss Brooks''. Miss Brooks refers to the program as the one "with the school teacher with my name".
*** Miss Brooks, incidentally, thinks Eve Arden is "a doll". Mr. Conklin hates the program's pompous principal, while Walter Denton likes "one character in particular."
*** Eve Arden announces her summer replacement, saying she would be listening to Steve Allen's show that summer. Everybody on the porch commending her nice speech. Allen, however, wonders if she'll really be listening. Cue Eve Arden saying of course she would, he has her job!
** This scene wasn't duplicated in the television remake, ''Trial by Jury''. Here, the episode ended with Miss Brooks pleading her innocence in court, before a jury with Mr. Conklin as a member.

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: An interesting example in the radio episode "Reckless Driving''.
** Miss Brooks, Mrs. Davis, Mr. Conklin, Mr. Boynton, Harriet and Walter are on Mrs. Davis' porch listening to the radio.
*** Creator/SteveAllen suddenly drives up asking for the way to Hollywood - turns out he's going to host the summer replacement for
KeepCirculatingTheTapes: ''Our Miss Brooks''.
*** The radio is tuned to ''Our Miss Brooks''. Miss Brooks refers to the program as the one "with the school teacher with my name".
*** Miss Brooks, incidentally, thinks Eve Arden is "a doll". Mr. Conklin hates the program's pompous principal, while Walter Denton likes "one character in particular."
*** Eve Arden announces her summer replacement, saying she would be listening to Steve Allen's show that summer. Everybody on the porch commending her nice speech. Allen, however, wonders if she'll really be listening. Cue Eve Arden saying of course she would, he has her job!
** This scene wasn't duplicated
Brooks'' was a winner in the Neilsen ratings during its 1952-1956 television remake, ''Trial by Jury''. Here, run, however only the episode ended episodes "Home Cooked Meal" and "The Big Jump" have been released on ''legitimate'' DVD. Happily averted with Miss Brooks pleading her innocence in court, before a jury the radio episodes (1948-1956), which have lapsed into public domain and are available online. Also averted with Mr. Conklin as a member.TheMovie, which is available from the Warner Brothers Archive Collection and occasionally airs on Turner Classic Movies.


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* ThePeteBest: Joe Forte played Mr. Conklin in the first few radio episodes of the series, before being replaced by the legendary Gale Gordon.

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* FakeAmerican: Well, not exactly. Jane Morgan, who played Mrs. Davis, was born in London to Welsh parents. She moved to Boston before her first birthday.
* FridayNightDeathSlot:
** ''Our Miss Brooks'' was an early subversion, a popular television show airing on Fridays at 9:30 pm.
** Averted on the radio, where ''Our Miss Brooks'' aired Sunday nights.


** Joseph Kearns plays a conservative school board official in "Lulu the Pinup Boat" before assuming the role of Mr. Stone in subsequent episodes and the [[TheMovie cinematic]] [[GrandFinale series finale]].

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** Joseph Kearns plays a conservative school board official in "Lulu the Pinup Boat" before assuming the role of Mr. Stone in subsequent episodes and the [[TheMovie cinematic]] [[GrandFinale series finale]].finale]].
** Child actor Ricky Vera guest starred as Ricky Velasco during the high school episodes and then had a reoccurring role as Benny Romero during the elementary school episodes.

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* YouLookFamiliar:
** Character actor Frank Nelson appears in several different roles over the course of the series:
*** He plays a crooked lawyer in "Hospital Follies"
*** He plays Mr. Fischer in "Fischer's Pawnshop"
*** His voice is heard in "Vitamin E-4" as a fraudulent professor
*** On at least one occasion on the radio, "The Tape Recorder," Nelson is the voice of the head of the school board, Mr. Stone.
*** On multiple radio episodes, Nelson provides the voice of Jason Brill, principal of rival Clay City High School.
*** Nelson voices a hairdresser on the radio episode "The Hair-Do"
*** Nelson voices a photographer in the radio episode "Photo Feud."
** Mary Ann Croft voices the reporter in "The Model School Teacher" before taking the role of rival English teacher Daisy Enright on radio and television.
** Joseph Kearns plays a conservative school board official in "Lulu the Pinup Boat" before assuming the role of Mr. Stone in subsequent episodes and the [[TheMovie cinematic]] [[GrandFinale series finale]].


*** The radio is tuned to ''Our Miss Brooks'' Miss Brooks calling it the show "with the school teacher with my name".
*** Miss Brooks, incidentally, thinks Eve Arden is "a doll". Mr. Conklin hates the pompous principal, while Walter Denton likes "one character in particular."

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*** The radio is tuned to ''Our Miss Brooks'' Brooks''. Miss Brooks calling it refers to the show program as the one "with the school teacher with my name".
*** Miss Brooks, incidentally, thinks Eve Arden is "a doll". Mr. Conklin hates the program's pompous principal, while Walter Denton likes "one character in particular."



** This scene wasn't duplicated in the television remake, ''Trial by Jury''. There, the program ended with Miss Brooks pleading her innocence in court, before a jury with Mr. Conklin as a member.


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** This scene wasn't duplicated in the television remake, ''Trial by Jury''. There, Here, the program episode ended with Miss Brooks pleading her innocence in court, before a jury with Mr. Conklin as a member.

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: An interesting example in the radio episode "Reckless Driving''.
** Miss Brooks, Mrs. Davis, Mr. Conklin, Mr. Boynton, Harriet and Walter are on Mrs. Davis' porch listening to the radio.
*** Creator/SteveAllen suddenly drives up asking for the way to Hollywood - turns out he's going to host the summer replacement for ''Our Miss Brooks''.
*** The radio is tuned to ''Our Miss Brooks'' Miss Brooks calling it the show "with the school teacher with my name".
*** Miss Brooks, incidentally, thinks Eve Arden is "a doll". Mr. Conklin hates the pompous principal, while Walter Denton likes "one character in particular."
*** Eve Arden announces her summer replacement, saying she would be listening to Steve Allen's show that summer. Everybody on the porch commending her nice speech. Allen, however, wonders if she'll really be listening. Cue Eve Arden saying of course she would, he has her job!
** This scene wasn't duplicated in the television remake, ''Trial by Jury''. There, the program ended with Miss Brooks pleading her innocence in court, before a jury with Mr. Conklin as a member.



** Different actors portrayed head of the board of education Mr. Stone on the radio. Two different actors played Mr. Stone on television.

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** Different actors portrayed head of the board of education superintendent Mr. Stone on the radio. Two different actors played Mr. Stone radio and on television.television (including once by Silent Film Star Francis X. Bushman). Ultimately, Joseph Kearns was cast in later episodes of the TV series and TheMovie.

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** Different actors portrayed head of the board of education Mr. Stone on the radio. Two different actors played Mr. Stone on television.

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* TheOtherDarrin: Jeff Chandler played Mr. Boynton in the first few radio seasons, then was replaced by Robert Rockwell on both radio and TV.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Shirley Booth and Creator/LucilleBall were considered for the role of Miss Brooks before it was finally given to Eve Arden.

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