Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is an ABC network sitcom series created by Hal Stanley, based on the 1939 film of the same name.

The show aired from September 29, 1962 to March 23, 1963, lasting for one season & 25 episodes. It was produced by Starstan-Fespar Productions.


The series centered on Eugene Smith, who becomes a senator of a rural state after the death of an incumbent.


  • Fess Parker as Senator Eugene Smith
  • Sandra Warner as Pat Smith
  • Red Foley as Uncle Cooter
  • Stan Irwin as Arnie
  • Rita Lynch as Miss Kelly
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