The Garry Moore Show

CBS (ended 1967)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 6 : Ep 34

    June 16, 1964

    Aired 6/16/64

  • S 6 : Ep 33

    May 26, 1964

    Aired 5/26/64

  • S 6 : Ep 32

    May 19, 1964

    Aired 5/19/64

  • S 6 : Ep 31

    May 12, 1964

    Aired 5/12/64

  • S 6 : Ep 30

    May 5, 1964

    Aired 5/5/64

  • Cast & Crew
  • Garry Moore

    Himself - Host

  • Chuck McCann

    Himself (1966-1967)

  • Carol Burnett

    Herself (1959-1962)

  • John Byner

    Himself (1966-1967)

  • Alan King

    Himself

  • show Description
  • The Garry Moore Show is a Red Wing Production from Bob Banner Associates Inc. and was a very successful variety program that featured the guests in light-hearted fun and antics. Showcasing musical themed sketches and from 1958 to 1963 the highlight of the show was "That Wonderful Year" with tributes and facts that were special to the year that was being celebrated. Allen Funt also had a segment of "Candid Camera". There was a rotating cast of regulars with Marion Lorne and Carol Burnett and one in particular Durward Kirby who was on Garry's previous series that ran in 1950 to 1951. This show ran twice: 9/30/58 - 6/16/64: Tuesdays at 10:00p 9/11/66 - 1/29/67: Sundays at 9:00pmoreless

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  • Notes (64)

    • The Garry Moore Show was pre-empted on November 4, 1958 for the Election Returns.

    • The Garry Moore Show was preempted on February 24th, 1959 for Dupont Show of the Month production of "Hamlet".

    • Born Robert Meredith Willson, composer, conductor, songwriter and playwright is best remembered for The Music Man. He also wrote The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

    • Final show of the season. The Andy Williams Show is the summer replacement for The Garry Moore Show which returns September 30, 1959.

    • The Garry Moore Show was pre-empted on October 27, 1959 for a CBS News Special called "Biography of a Missile". Narrated by Ed Murrow. The show takes us through every stage of the building of a missile from drawing board to firing at Cape Canaveral.

    • Carol Burnett officially joins The Garry Moore Show as a regular.

    • Gertrude Berg celebrates her 30th anniversary in the role of Molly Goldberg with her visit.

    • It was a grand night for Durward Kirby who went from pitchman to comic.

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    Trivia (5)

    • The Jack Dempsey vs Lou Firpo boxing match was one of the most bizarre matches in the history of boxing. Jack Dempsey amassed a record of 80 fights, with 60 wins (50 ko's), 6 losses, 4 draws and 6 no decisions.

    • The Program Rehearsal story as Jimmy danced with the dancers, sang a chorus in a medley and plunged headlong with Garry (Junior) Moore into one of the tongue-twisters from their weekly radio show of the middle 1940s, the one about Junior's job: "Tell me-how is your new job at the rathskeller cellar cellar smeller for the inside insecticide guide of the fumigation and extermination foundation in a junky joint near Jacksonville called Jasper Junction, Junior?"

    • Frank Fontaine created the character of John L.C. Sivoney, sweepstakes winner.

    • Carol Burnett was presented the March of Dimes Horizon Award in recognition of her star personality on television. Presenting her the award was Garry Moore whose program has given the actress a fitting showcase to demonstrate her talents. The two other actors receiving the award were humorist Milt Kamen for his work in radio and Jerry Orbach for his work in the Broadway musical, "Carnival".

    • In addition to this show, he also stars on television's I've Got a Secret. Originally, Moore was a radio continuity writer. He was working for radio station WBAL in Baltimore, Md., when a comedian became ill many years ago. Moore was rushed in as a substitute for the comedian. Later he became an announcer and sports commentator, then went to work as a writer and comedian for Club Matinee. Subsequently he teamed with Jimmy Durante, was host of Take It or Leave It and Breakfast in Hollywood. He landed his current evening The Garry Moore Show in September of 1958. As of tonight Garry will have broadcast 2,615 radio shows since his debut on WBAL, Balitmore in 1939. And a total of 2,885 television appearances since his initial one in 1950.

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  • This one's available!

    By weekenddriver, Jun 04, 2009