Landscaping (Aired September 10, 1946)
Alan Young Show (born November 19, 1919) is an actor best known for his television role opposite a talking horse, Mister Ed. Born in North Shields,Tyne and Wear, England, with the given name Angus Young, he was raised in Edinburgh, Scotland and in Canada. He grew to love radio when bedbound as a child because of severe asthma and became a radio broadcaster on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 1944, he made the leap to American radio with The Alan Young Show, NBC's summer replacement for Eddie Cantor. Following a move to ABC in the fall (1944-46), he returned to NBC (1946-49). He played the owner of a talking horse that would talk to no one but him. Young's television guest appearances include The Love Boat, Murder, She Wrote, St. Elsewhere, Coach, Party of Five, The Wayans Bros., Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (Episode: "Sweet Charity", playing Zelda's older love interest), USA High, Hang Time, ER and Maybe It's Me.
September 10, 1946. "Landscaping" - NBC network. Sponsored by: Ipana, Vitalis. Rehearsal recording. Alan tries to impress Betty's father by landscaping the back yard. Al Schwartz (writer), Alan Young, Charlie Cantor, Dave Schwartz (writer), Doris Singleton, Eddie Pola (director), George Wyle and His Orchestra, Jim Backus, Joe Young (writer), Ken Christy, Larry Keating (announcer), The Smart Set. 36:18. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.