I Married Joan is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1952 to 1955. It starred veteran vaudeville, film, and radio comedienne-comedy actress Joan Davis as the manic, scatterbrained wife of a mild-mannered community judge, the Honorable Bradley Stevens.
A young couple's quarrel over a fur coat ends up in Brad's court and brings back memories of another fur coat that caused a crisis in the Stevens marriage. Joan remembers when she was an airline hostess and buys a fur coat.
Judge Stevens invites a prospective campaign contributor to dinner, only to find that his wife, trying to be helpful, has invited another sponsor.
The Judge advises his wife Joan to get more exercise as an antidote to fatigue from housework and Joan turns to ballet.
Joan finds an ingenious way to retaliate after Brad fines her for speeding, she takes up jitterbugging after trying babysitting and selling "all you can eat" to phone men.
Joan is scheduled to appear on a crime prevention forum. To prepare herself she spends the day visiting poolrooms.
Brad's Class Reunion
Joan struggles to change herself into "The Perfect Woman" to fit a description written by her husband.
Joan insists that she is an experienced camper. Unconvinced, Brad decides to test her aptitude for the great outdoors.
Joan is in for a surprise when she opens an interesting-looking package that arrived for Brad.
Joan buys some dresses, puts them on her charge account, then sells them to friends for cash. The reason is she needs money to buy Brad a birthday present.
Joan wants to arrange a romance, by introducing her new neighbor, a handsome Latin, to her visiting aunt.
When Brad announces that he is bringing home important guests for dinner, Joan feels it necessary to buy a new wardrobe for the occasion. While shopping for a hat she winds up in a fight with a woman who turns out to be one of Brad's dinner guests. At dinner Joan tries to disguise herself by joining the nightclub's entertainers, acrobats.
After meeting three former schoolmates who are now successful career woman, Joan decides that she is happier just being a housewife
Joan tries to reform a juvenile delinquent and nearly winds up in jail herself.
Joan takes an interest in her husband's work and tries to prove that a man he is about to sentence was convicted on circumstantial evidence.
Uncle Edgar visits Joan and her husband and they have a difficult time trying to keep him out of trouble.
Joan tries to kill two problems with the same fifty-dollar bill and winds up deeply wounded by a dead moose at an auction.
Joan tries to patch up the quarrels of her newlywed-neighbors and succeeds in creating some for herself at the firehouse.
Joan's faulty memory wreaks gastric disaster when she forgets a dinner invitation, resulting in not one, not two, but three spaghetti dinners in the same evening.
Brad receives a letter from his local draft board. Joan assumes he's being called to armed service and panics.
In order to save her club's benefit show, Joan takes a whirl at the opera. Bing Crosby helps out.
Joan needs newly out-fitted for a fancy party. So does husband Brad, but both have second thoughts about Joan's shopping trip.
Joan mails a letter using a Mozambique stamp that Brad just purchased for $350. Her husband blows his top, but why is Joan now on trial?