DAD: Pasquale (Alan Reed) / Widower
DAD’S JOB: Restaurant owner
KIDS: Rosa Pasquale (Jody Gilbert), 18
WHERE’S MOM?: Dead
A radio crossover (started on radio in 1948) – this show missed being the first TV Single Dad show by only a few months. Pasquale sponsored the title character's immigration in the hopes of having him marry his rather obese daughter. Wacky hijinks ensued, of course
Alan Reed is better known as another TV Dad: he was the voice of Fred Flintstone on The Flintstones ten years later.