Radio: The New Groom

When diffident Wally Cox and demure Patricia Benoit were joined last week in TV matrimony* before millions of their entranced fans on Mr. Peepers (Sun. 7:30 p.m., NBC), the happy event stirred up the most excitement since the arrival last year of Lucille Ball's TV baby. According to Trendex researchers, the Peepers' nuptials drew a bigger audience than the competing CBS Jack Benny Show, which ordinarily outscores it in the ratings.

Thus far, Mr. Peepers has concentrated on the minor problems of a high-school science teacher, played to awkward, heart-warming perfection by Wally Cox, who has spent as much time with eccentric...

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