Season 1
Telephone Time
17 EPISODES • 1956
Season 1 of Telephone Time was released on April 8 and consists of 17 episodes.


1: The Golden Junkman
Apr 8, 1956
True story of an Armenian immigrant who overcomes all odds to become a wealthy and educated man: after his wife's death, he rears his beloved sons in old-world simplicity, only to have them turn on him and call him an ignorant peddler. Hurt, but not discouraged, he begins to educate himself by studying the encyclopedia and ultimately returns to college to earn his degree and the respect of his children. A hardworking, old-world immigrant raises two sons by himself while becoming very succesfull in the junkyard business. His sons attend the best college, but to the father's dismay, they resent and are embarrassed by his crude style and mannerisms. Undaunted, the man sends himself to college and proves to be a brilliant student with an enclyclopedic mind. The family is lovingly reunited when the boys see their father for the kind, loving, generous, happy, well-liked man that he has become.
2: Man with a Beard
Apr 15, 1956
3: Captain from Kopenick
Apr 22, 1956
Based on a real scandal where a cobbler posing as a captain absconded with the treasury of a Berlin suburb in 1906.
4: Borders Away
Apr 29, 1956
The WW2 story of Captain Dan Gallery. He convinced his superiors he could capture a German U-boat. See the top secret preparation, the planning for booby traps, and the actual boarding and capturing of the U-505 German submarine. This harrowing feat led to the capture of the German code books which helped shorten the war.
5: The Mystery of Caspar Hauser
May 6, 1956
6: The Stepmother
May 13, 1956
7: Time Bomb
May 20, 1956
8: Emperor Norton's Bridge
May 27, 1956
9: The Man Who Believed in Fairy Tales
Jun 3, 1956
10: Harry in Search of Himself
Jun 10, 1956
11: Felix the Fourth
Jun 17, 1956
12: Smith of Ecuador
Jun 24, 1956
13: The Gingerbread Man
Jul 1, 1956
14: Joyful Lunatic
Jul 8, 1956
15: The Key
Jul 15, 1956
16: Grandpa Changes the World
Jul 22, 1956
Far more than courtroom drama, this TRUE STORY about how Alexander Hamilton, attorney to William Penn and the only colonial admitted to the English Bar, came out of retirement to defend a printer accused of libelling the Governor by printing the truth in his newspaper about his corrupt activities. The principals established in this case, as so eloquently argued by Hamilton, had a profound influence on the drafting of the Bill of Rights several years latter. ""Gentlemen, with an impartial, uncorrupted verdict we assure ourselves, our posterity, the right, the liberty of speaking and writing the truth."" As author and host, John Nesbitt says at the conclusion of this drama, ""The great footnote to this story, of course, lies in the Bill of Rights. Freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Old Andrew Hamilton that day in court was not so much defending his client with law that was already in existence, but was actually creating law that would not be clearly written down for generations to
17: Again the Stars
Jul 29, 1956
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