The Ed Sullivan Show

June 11, 1967: The Mamas and the Papas, Richard Pryor, Alan King, Rouvaun

Season 19, Ep 38, Aired 6/11/67
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  • Episode Description
  • Music: --The Mamas and the Papas perform "Dedicated to the One I Love" and "Creeque Alley." --Gospel Jazz Singers - medley: "Rockin' Is Our Business," "Gonna Build a Mountain" & "Tennessee Waltz." --Rouvaun (opera singer) - "Vesti La Giubba" and "On A Clear Day." --The Kane Triplets sing "When Your Eyes Meet Mine," "Pow! Pow! Pow!" and "Mutual Admiration Society." Comedy: --Richard Pryor - topics includes being in the army. --Alan King - stand-up routine includes the contents of his wife's purse. --Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - segment includes Topo singing the song "Pop" with two other mouse puppets. Also appearing: --Rob Murray (juggler) Audience bows: Rod Laver & Ken Rosewald (tennis players), Bill Collins (Australian broadcaster), and Jennifer Reinke (spelling bee champion).moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Bern Bennett

    Announcer (1948-1949)

  • Ed Sullivan

    Host

  • Ralph Paul

    Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

  • Art Hannes

    Announcer (1949-1964)

  • The Gospel Jazz Singers

    Themselves

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  • Notes (1)

    • This is the episode where Mama Cass makes the "cue tape" comment before "Creeque Alley." While this comment was included on previous 30-minutes versions, it has been edited out of the current PBS repeat for the 2002-03 season.

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