Is Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve (Harold Peary), Summerfield's most notorious "bachelor on the prowl," about to adopt a third child? That's how it seems when he finds an abandoned baby girl in the backseat of his car. Informed that the child could be taken away from him because of his bachelor status, The Great Man proposes to Adeline…and her cousin…Gildy's old flame, Leila Ransom!
How will this ticklish situation work itself out? What will become of the baby? Who will win the sponsor's "Name The Great Gildersleeve Mystery Baby" contest? And, what will the winning name be?
Find out in these 16 digitally restored and remastered episodes!
Includes Program Guide by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr.
Episodes Include: Baby Girl Left in Gildy's Car 09-08-48, Taking Care of Baby 09-15-48, Taking Pictures of Baby Upsets Leroy 09-22-48, Name the Baby Contest 09-29-48,Gildy Tries to Reform for Welfare Investigation 10-06-48, Visit by Aunt Hattie 10-13-48,Marjorie Ready to Marry to Keep Baby 10-20-48, Gildy Proposes to Adeline 10-27-48, Engagement 11-03-48, Leila Ransom Back in Town 11-10-48, Engaged to Leila and Adeline 11-17-48, Water Commissioner's Helicopter Flight 11-24-48, Leroy's Holiday Job 12-01-48, Disappearing Christmas Presents 12-08-48, Christmas Shopping 12-15-48, Christmas Eve at Gildersleeve's 12-22-48