Hazel is an American television situation comedy about a competent, take-charge, live-in maid named Hazel Burke played by Shirley Booth (1898-1992) and her employers, the Baxters. The show was based on the popular single-panel comic strip by cartoonist Ted Key, which appeared in The Saturday Evening Post. George Baxter, played by Don DeFore (1913-1993) is a partner in the law firm of Butterworth, Hatch, Noll and Baxter – Hazel calls him “Mr. B”. George’s wife, Dorothy, played by Whitney Blake (1926-2002), is an interior decorator, whom Hazel nicknames “Missy”. Their son Harold, played by Bobby Buntrock (1952-1974), is dubbed “Sport” by Hazel. The family dog is Smiley.