List of Car 54, Where Are You? Episodes
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List of Car 54, Where Are You? Episodes

This is the list of episodes from the television sitcom Car 54, Where Are You?.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
130September 17, 1961 (1961-09-17)April 22, 1962 (1962-04-22)
230September 16, 1962 (1962-09-16)April 14, 1963 (1963-04-14)


Season 1 (1961-62)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Who's for Swordfish?"Al De CaprioTerry Ryan & Nat HikenSeptember 17, 1961 (1961-09-17)
Police officers Gunther Toody and Francis Muldoon prepare to go on a fishing trip.
22"Something Nice for Sol"Al De CaprioTerry Ryan & Nat HikenSeptember 24, 1961 (1961-09-24)
Toody and Muldoon buy orthopedic shoes as a surprise gift for Abrams, but must first put him to sleep so the orthopedist can make a cast of his feet.
33"Home Sweet Sing Sing"Nat HikenMarty Roth & Nat HikenOctober 1, 1961 (1961-10-01)
Toody and Muldoon help out an ex-convict who's homesick for prison.
44"Change Your Partner"Nat HikenTony Webster & Nat HikenOctober 8, 1961 (1961-10-08)
Headquarters wants to know the secret of Toody and Muldoon's friendship, since they have never switched partners.
55"I Won't Go"Nat HikenGary Belkin & Nat HikenOctober 15, 1961 (1961-10-15)
Mrs. Bronson refuses to move out of her condemned apartment. (Al Lewis appears as Al Spencer, a city employee in charge of evicting her instead of as officer Schnauzer.)
66"Muldoon's Star"Nat HikenHarold Flender & Nat HikenOctober 22, 1961 (1961-10-22)
Toody and Muldoon are assigned to shield a movie star from her fans--the same star on whom Muldoon has a big crush.
77"The Paint Job"Nat HikenMarty Roth & Nat HikenOctober 29, 1961 (1961-10-29)
While Car 54 is in a garage for repairs, Toody and Muldoon hastily borrow a stranger's car and quickly repaint it to look like theirs, not knowing that the car they borrowed was actually stolen by a hit and run stolen car ring. (Al Lewis appears in the role of a mechanic instead of as officer Schnauzer).
88"Love Finds Muldoon"Nat HikenNat HikenNovember 5, 1961 (1961-11-05)
Lucille takes a shot at matchmaking for the bachelor Muldoon. His intended match Alice Ghostley stalks Muldoon everywhere, but then later plays hard to get.
99"The Gypsy Curse"Nat HikenTony Webster & Nat HikenNovember 12, 1961 (1961-11-12)
A gypsy places a curse on Toody.
1010"Thirty Days Notice"Nat HikenBen Joelson, Art Baer & Nat HikenNovember 19, 1961 (1961-11-19)
The Toodys search for a new apartment.
1111"Catch Me on the Paar Show"Nat HikenTerry Ryan & Nat HikenNovember 26, 1961 (1961-11-26)
After Toody and Muldoon encounter host Hugh Downs, he agrees to let officer Fleisher tell jokes on The Jack Paar Show and the fame goes to his head.
1212"The Taming of Lucille"Al De CaprioTony Webster & Nat HikenDecember 3, 1961 (1961-12-03)
Toody is inspired to stand up to Lucille after seeing a performance of The Taming of the Shrew.
1313"Put It in the Bank"Al De CaprioWill Glickman, Sid Zelinka & Nat HikenDecember 10, 1961 (1961-12-10)
Toody decides to invest his club's funds in the stock market. When they visit the office of the company they invested in, onlookers fear they're coming to arrest its president, which causes the company's value to plummet.
1414"Get Well, Officer Schnauser"Al De CaprioTerry Ryan & Nat HikenDecember 17, 1961 (1961-12-17)
Toody and Muldoon try to collect reward money to get Schnauser a get-well gift. Through a misunderstanding, a panicked bank teller (Charlotte Rae) thinks they are armed robbers and gives them a fortune.
1515"Christmas at the 53rd"Al De CaprioTerry Ryan & Nat HikenDecember 24, 1961 (1961-12-24)
Toody and Muldoon are excited to perform at the 53rd Precinct's Christmas party. Alice Ghostley also performs.
1616"The Sacrifice"Al De CaprioTony Webster & Nat HikenJanuary 7, 1962 (1962-01-07)
Muldoon is afraid of taking the sergeant's test.
1717"Boom, Boom, Boom"Al De CaprioSid Zelinka, Will Glickman & Nat HikenJanuary 14, 1962 (1962-01-14)
Toody and Muldoon enter a barbershop-quartet contest---driving guest judge Jan Murray (playing himself) to a nervous breakdown---or more.
1818"Toody & Muldoon Crack Down"Al De CaprioTerry Ryan & Nat HikenJanuary 21, 1962 (1962-01-21)
Captain Block gives the Car 54 crew orders to crack down on lawbreakers.
1919"Toody's Paradise"Al De CaprioWill Glickman, Sid Zelinka & Nat HikenJanuary 28, 1962 (1962-01-28)
Toody's undercover assignment leads Lucille to believe that her husband has two families.
2020"How High Is Up?"Al De CaprioTony Webster & Nat HikenFebruary 4, 1962 (1962-02-04)
Muldoon has grown an inch too high for police regulation -- and it doesn't help that his dance partner Shari Lewis is only 5 feet tall.
2121"Toody and the Art World"Al De CaprioNat HikenFebruary 11, 1962 (1962-02-11)
An artist says only Toody can understand his work.
2222"What Happened to Thursday?"Al De CaprioTony Webster & Nat HikenFebruary 18, 1962 (1962-02-18)
Breaking up the weekly arguments at the Schnausers' apartment becomes a routine for Toody and Muldoon, until they trick Schnauser into thinking Thursday is Friday.
2323"How Smart Can You Get?"Al De CaprioStory by : Tony Webster & Nat Hiken
Teleplay by : Tony Webster
February 25, 1962 (1962-02-25)

Toody and Muldoon are ordered to give a genius rookie officer an orientation.

In 1997, TV Guide ranked this episode #61 on its list of the 100 Greatest Episodes.[1]
2424"Today I Am a Man"Al De CaprioStory by : Tony Webster & Nat Hiken
Teleplay by : Tony Webster
March 4, 1962 (1962-03-04)
Muldoon has a date for Saturday, so he asks for someone to cover a shift.
2525"No More Pickpockets"Al De CaprioTony Webster & Nat HikenMarch 11, 1962 (1962-03-11)
Toody and Muldoon feel bad for never being cited for bravery---but not half as bad as they'll feel when a mousy but skilled pickpocket (Wally Cox) lifts both men's identification during a special World Series detail, tricking police into jailing them.
2626"The Beast Who Walked the Bronx"Al De CaprioTerry Ryan & Nat HikenMarch 18, 1962 (1962-03-18)
Thanks to a particularly active rumour mill of fragmented information, the meek captain assigned to cover on Capt. Block's vacation has the 53rd fearing the second coming of Hitler as their temporary commander.
2727"The Courtship of Sylvia Schnauser"Al De CaprioTony WebsterMarch 25, 1962 (1962-03-25)
Unsatisfied with her wedding in city hall, Sylvia wants a big ceremony.
2828"The Auction"Al De CaprioStory by : Sid Zelinka and Will Glickman
Teleplay by : Sid Zelinka, Will Glickman & Nat Hiken
April 1, 1962 (1962-04-01)
Toody and Muldoon go to an auction to get a second "Aleutian Ceremonial Chair" for the captain, only to discover that the captain sold it to the auction in the first place.
2929"Quiet! We're Thinking"Al De CaprioTerry RyanApril 8, 1962 (1962-04-08)
Toody and Muldoon volunteer to do detective work for the captain. However, an eleven-year-old boy ends up doing all the detective work for them.
3030"I Love Lucille"Al De CaprioTony Webster & Nat HikenApril 22, 1962 (1962-04-22)
Toody shows off Lucille at the policeman's ball.

Season 2 (1962-63)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
311"Hail to the Chief"Nat HikenTony WebsterSeptember 16, 1962 (1962-09-16)
One of the officers in the 53rd Precinct is going to drive the President's car when he arrives in New York.
322"One Sleepy People"Nat HikenTerry RyanSeptember 23, 1962 (1962-09-23)
A steamy movie on TV complicates Muldoon's relationship with Lucille.
333"A Man Is Not an Ox"Nat HikenBilly Friedberg & Nat HikenSeptember 30, 1962 (1962-09-30)
Captain Block wants to know why Toody and Muldoon are always sick at the same time.
344"Schnauser's Last Ride"Nat HikenTony WebsterOctober 7, 1962 (1962-10-07)
Schnauser feels heartbroken over his horse being retired.
355"Toody & Muldoon Sing Along with Mitch"Nat HikenBuddy Arnold & Ben JoelsonOctober 14, 1962 (1962-10-14)
Mitch Miller holds auditions at the 53rd for his tv show.
366"Occupancy, August 1st"Nat HikenGary BelkinOctober 21, 1962 (1962-10-21)
Mrs. Bronson moves into her apartment before it's finished.
377"Remember St. Petersburg"Nat HikenTony WebsterOctober 28, 1962 (1962-10-28)
Toody and Muldoon convince a phony fortune-teller that Schnauser is royalty.
388"That's Show Business"Nat HikenGary BelkinNovember 4, 1962 (1962-11-04)
Toody and Muldoon get themselves into trouble when they invest in a play featuring Muldoon's sister.
399"Toody Undercover"Nat HikenTerry RyanNovember 11, 1962 (1962-11-11)
Toody goes undercover as a contact for gangsters.
4010"I Hate Captain Block"Stanley PragerBen Joelson & Buddy ArnoldNovember 18, 1962 (1962-11-18)
Captain Block's parrot will only talk to Toody.
4111"A Star Is Born in the Bronx"Stanley PragerTerry RyanNovember 25, 1962 (1962-11-25)
Lucille and Sylvia compete to be the leading lady in Muldoon's play.
4212"Pretzel Mary"Nat HikenStory by : Art Baer
Teleplay by : Gary Belkin & Art Baer
December 2, 1962 (1962-12-02)
Toody and Muldoon crack down on Pretzel Mary, a peddler selling pretzels without a license, until they discover her secret when swapping her battered old furniture for new pieces.
4313"142 Tickets on the Aisle"Stanley PragerTony WebsterDecember 9, 1962 (1962-12-09)
The Brotherhood Club wants to see a Broadway show, but the only available tickets are to a lame Western mistaken to be raided for obscenity when Toody and Muldoon visit the box office.
4414"Stop Thief"Stanley PragerTony WebsterDecember 16, 1962 (1962-12-16)
Toody and Muldoon suspect Captain Block of being a kleptomaniac.
4515"Je t'adore Muldoon"Stanley PragerBen JoelsonDecember 30, 1962 (1962-12-30)
Muldoon takes his mother to the Mardi Gras ball.
4616"The White Elephant"Stanley PragerTerry RyanJanuary 6, 1963 (1963-01-06)
A gang of criminals rent a diner so they can dig a tunnel to the bank.
4717"Benny the Bookie's Last Chance"Stanley PragerArt Baer & Gary BelkinJanuary 13, 1963 (1963-01-13)
Benny the Bookie is out on parole and Toody and Muldoon are in charge of him.
4818"The Presidential Itch"Stanley PragerStory by : Robert Van Scoyk
Teleplay by : Nat Hiken, Billy Friedberg and Robert Van Scoyk
January 20, 1963 (1963-01-20)
Toody and Muldoon compete to become president of the Brotherhood Club.
4919"Toody & Muldoon Meet the Russians"Stanley PragerNat Hiken & Billy FriedbergJanuary 27, 1963 (1963-01-27)
Toody and Muldoon make Soviet dignitaries into American capitalists.
5020"Here We Go Again"Stanley PragerGary Belkin & Art BaerFebruary 3, 1963 (1963-02-03)
Muldoon uncovers evidence that his father may not have been the hero cop he thought he was.
5121"The Star Boarder"Stanley PragerTerry RyanFebruary 10, 1963 (1963-02-10)
The Toodys' boarder claims to be a preacher.
5222"The Biggest Day of the Year"Stanley PragerLou Solomon & Bob HowardFebruary 17, 1963 (1963-02-17)
Toody's inability to count correctly unleashes chaos in the 53rd Precinct.
5323"Here Comes Charlie"Stanley PragerNat Hiken & Billy FriedbergFebruary 24, 1963 (1963-02-24)
The 53rd Precinct has a policeman who drinks on the job.
5424"See You at the Bar Mitzvah"Stanley PragerMax WilkMarch 3, 1963 (1963-03-03)
Toody and Muldoon attempt to find guests for a bar mitzvah.
5525"I've Been Here Before"Stanley PragerTerry RyanMarch 10, 1963 (1963-03-10)
Criminals use Toody's favorite TV show to commit their crimes.
5626"Joan Crawford Didn't Say No"Stanley PragerStory by : Nak Hiken
Teleplay by : Gary Belkin
March 17, 1963 (1963-03-17)
Toody and Muldoon are sent to bust Mrs. Bronson's matchmaking business.
5727"Lucille Is 40"Stanley PragerBen Joelson & Art BaerMarch 24, 1963 (1963-03-24)
Toody gets a wig for Lucille's fortieth birthday.
5828"The Loves of Sylvia Schnauser"Stanley PragerTony Webster & Nat HikenMarch 31, 1963 (1963-03-31)
Sylvia helps the 53rd take down a phony publishing company.
5929"Puncher & Judy"Stanley PragerNat HikenApril 7, 1963 (1963-04-07)
Toody and Mulddon meet a girl named Judy, who talks them into enlisting Sugar Ray Robinson to help discourage a male hair dresser from continuing his amateur boxing career.
6030"The Curse of the Snitkins"Stanley Prager & Nat HikenStory by : Nat Hiken, Art Baer & Ben Joelson
Teleplay by : Art Baer & Ben Joelson
April 14, 1963 (1963-04-14)
Toody and Muldoon regret talking Snitkin, a jinx, into transferring to their precinct.


  1. ^ "Special Collector's Issue: 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time". TV Guide (June 28-July 4). 1997.

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