Radio: Mr. Peepers

In a dull season of summer TV replacements, one new show last week was giving televiewers a pleasant tingling in the funny bone. The program: Mr. Peepers (Thurs. 9:30 p.m., NBC), a weekly half hour devoted to the mild misadventures of a frail, bespectacled little high-school science teacher, played by Funnyman Wally Cox.

On his first day at Jefferson Junior High, Mr. Peepers wasted no time displaying his talent for creating minor disasters. He gestured with his hat, and promptly had it nailed to the wall by a busy carpenter; he scalped another teacher's toupee with his fork in a cafeteria,...

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