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The Great Gildersleeve was one of radio's first great spin-off shows. Harold Peary had played several character roles on "Fibber McGee and Molly," including various pompous characters with the last name Gildersleeve. Eventually, he was given a recurring role as the McGees' next door neighbor, Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. Vain, egotistical, bombastic, Gildersleeve was noted for his deep voice and trilling pronouncement