The Ed Sullivan Show

January 3, 1971: O.C. Smith, Rodney Dangerfield, Sergio Franchi, Lana Cantrell, Jim Bailey

Season 23, Ep 16, Aired 1/3/71
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  • Episode Description
  • Music: --O.C. Smith sings "What the World Needs Now" and a medley ("Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" & "Little Green Apples"). --Sergio Franchi sings a medley of "All of My Life," "Mi Cuando" (in Italian) and "Jean." --Lana Cantrell sings "Reach Out & Touch Somebody's Hand" and "Being Alive." --Jim Bailey (female impersonator, as Peggy Lee) - sings "Why Don't You Do Right," "Manana" and "Fever." --Jim Baily (as himself) sings "My Life" & "My Way." Comedy: --Rodney Dangerfield (comedian) - tells jokes about his wife and kids. --John Byner (comedian-impressionist) - appears in two segments. Dance Troupe: --The Bayanihan Philippine Dancers (traditional music and dances) - appear in two segments.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • O.C. Smith

    Himself

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Notes (1)

    • Next week (10-Jan-71), the "Ed Sullivan Show" was pre-empted for a special titled "The Super Comedy Bowl."

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