Other television credits include: Rawhide, 77 Sunset Strip, The Twilight Zone, Leave It to Beaver, The Andy Griffith Show, Perry Mason, Dr. Kildare, Bonanza, The Addams Family, The Munsters, The Wild Wild West, Hawaii Five-O, Little House on the Prairie,Ironside, Combat!, Maude, Gunsmoke, Cagney and Lacey, Dynasty, Quincy, M.E., Knight Rider, St. Elsewhere, Wiseguy, Night Court,Mad About You and L.A. Law. He made frequent appearances on the Honeymooners, alongside Jackie Gleason and Art Carney.
His passing was noted in the end credits of Mad About You as "For Our Friend George O. Petrie 1912-1997", in the Season 6, Episode 7, entitled "Le Sex Show". George had a recurring role on the show, appearing in 10 episodes between 1994 and 1996 as Sid, Paul Buchman's editing assistant. He also had a very short lived, on screen love interest with Lolly Stemple (played by actress Meg Wyllie), Jamie (Stemple) Buchman's Aunt.
He died of lymphoma on his 85th birthday in Los Angeles. He and his wife, the former Patricia Pope, had two children.