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  • Die for Our Ship: Our Miss Brooks has a unique example from its final television season. Marriage to Mr. Boynton has always been her series goal. Executive Meddling saw Miss Brooks take a new job teaching at a private school when Madison was torn down for a new freeway (somehow Madison High had ended up in Los Angeles after always previously been in the Madison). Miss Brooks found herself chased by the school's gym teacher. The new format was unpopular among show fans, and even Eve Arden herself. Mr. Boynton was brought back toward the end of the season in response to popular demand, and the last few episodes saw Miss Brooks pursue him as of old.
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  • Dork Age: The fourth season of the TV series.
  • Girl-Show Ghetto: Our Miss Brooks was a hit show, in spite of its star character being a spinster English teacher whose Series Goal was marriage to biology teacher Mr. Boynton Miss Brooks finally marries Mr. Boynton in The Movie Grand Finale. The show's humor was based on Constance Brooks' sardonic wit, as the only sane woman dealing with a cast of characters including Oblivious to Love Mr. Boynton, her Cloud Cuckoolander landlady Mrs. Davis, blustery principal Mr. Conklin, and comically dumb students Walter Denton and Stretch Snodgrass. In 1954, Eve Arden won the "Best Female Star of a Regular Series" Emmy Award for her portrayal of Miss Brooks.
  • Heartwarming Moments:
    • In "The Pet Shop", a misunderstanding has Miss Brooks and Mr. Boynton decided to stand each other up. At the last moment, Miss Brooks decides to wait outside the pet shop during a shower of rain. It turns out Mr. Boynton can't stay away either, and meets Miss Brooks. The misunderstanding cleared up, the weather also turn sunny, and the two walk away for their date.
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    • Miss Brooks keeps missing Mr. Boynton in "Mr. Boynton's Return". She finally catches him at the airport as he's about to leave town to visit his parents. Mr. Boynton decides to skip his flight, and spend the weekend in town so he can spend time with Miss Brooks.
    • The end of the cinematic Grand Finale, where now engaged to be married, Miss Brooks and Mr. Boynton leave the zoo together arm-in-arm headed to setup their new home and live Happily Ever After.
  • Shocking Swerve: At the start of the fourth season of Our Miss Brooks, Madison High School is suddenly torn down for a freeway, Mr. Boynton starts dating another teacher, and Miss Brooks and Mr. Conklin start working at a private elementary school. Oh, and somehow Miss Brooks had lived in Los Angeles all along instead of Madison. These developments were ignored in the radio program and the concluding movie.
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: Again, the controversial final (1955-1956) television season. Marriage to Mr. Boynton has always been her series goal. Executive Meddling saw Miss Brooks take a new job teaching at a private elementary school when Madison High was suddenly ordered torn down for a new freeway (somehow Madison High had ended up in Los Angeles after always previously been in the Madison). Miss Brooks found herself chased by the school's gym teacher. The new format was unpopular among show fans, and even Eve Arden herself. Mr. Boynton was brought back toward the end of the season in response to popular demand, and the last few episodes saw Miss Brooks pursue him as of old.
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    • Canon Discontinuity is at play here. The events of the final television season were ignored on the radio season, where Miss Brooks continued at Madison as per normal. The program ended with a theatrical series finale that, again, ignored the final television season, and concluded the story at Madison High School (which was in the City of Madison and definitely not in Los Angeles!). One fan fiction story explains away the discrepancy by detailing the final television series as a nightmare of Miss Brooks'.
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