Re: TV Telephone History

While watching TV Land, I realized I could learn about the

> phone-wealth of various TV families.

I think there were four phones in the Stevens household in Bewitched -- One in the kitchen, one in the bedroom, one in Darrin's den, and a green WE 500 set which normally sat atop the TV in the living room.

TV writers later learned to use the exchange "555" (or KLondike 5) for > fictitious numbers, but perhaps weren't doing this back then. The "99" > portion of their phone number used to indicate a coin-operated > telephone in some exchanges, so perhaps this convention was good > enough.

I recall seeing an episode of The Twilight Zone in which a KLondike 5 number was used. When was the last series of that? About 1963?

- Paul

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Paul Coxwell
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