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Gleason's guests are vocalists Georgia Gibbs and Arthur Lee Simpkins, and columnist Earl Wilson.
Jackie performs a comedy magic act. Reginald Van Gleason III performs with the ridiculous musicians at a charity bazaar. The June Taylor Dancers perform two numbers. Clem Finch (Carney) and Charlie Bratton (Gleason) appear in another lunchroom sketch. Gibbs sings "I'll Always Be in Love With You." Wilson recognizes Gleason for his charity work with an amputees foundation.
Morey Amsterdam substituted for Jackie Gleason who was injured rehearsing a wrestling sketch. Scheduled guests include singer Jan Peerce and actress Roberta Quinlan.
Larry Storch hosts the final episode of the series. His scheduled guests on the last show are vocalists Donald Richards and Mary Mayo.
Jerry Lester's scheduled guests include comedians Jack Pearl (Baron Munchausen) and his straight man Cliff Hall, comedy team Elsa and Waldo, the Kurt Jons Dancers, singer Joan Edwards, with Dick Bernie and Herbie Faye. Jons' dancers perform an East Indian dance. Edwards does voice impressions of singers including Lena Horne and does a comedy number on how TV has destroyed her love life. Pearl with Hall, Bernie and Faye do a comedy bit based on the shell game. Elsa and Waldo do a comedy dance.moreless
Jack Carter is the host for the premiere episode of DuMont's variety series. Guests are singer Joan Edwards, comedy team (Gene) McCarthy and (Tommy) Farrell, bird-whistling brothers the Arnauts, acrobatic act the Fontaines, and Peter Lorre. With Sammy Spear and his orchestra.
Edwards accompanies herself at the piano on a song and teams with Carter for "You're Adorable." Lorre does his recitation of "The Telltale Heart" and joins Carter in a "mad scientist" sketch.
Jackie Gleason debuts as the series' host. His guests are singer/comedienne Rose Marie, dancer Evelyn Farney and her Morrison Dancers, acrobat Ladd Lyon, singers the DeCastro Sisters, and comic Hank Ladd.
Host Jack Carter's guests include singer Georgia Gibbs, acrobats/dancers the Winter Sisters, comic musicians the Pitchmen, dancer Kathryn Lee, comic Phil Foster and singers The Treniers.
This episode features the FIRSTHoneymooners sketch.
Jackie Gleason's scheduled guests include singers Pearl Bailey, Donald Richards and Bill Callahan.
Jackie plays Joe the Bartender and a slumming Reggie Van Gleason who's been disowned by his family.
In the Kramdens' debut titled "Bread", an argument starts when Ralph comes in from work and Alice wants him go back out and buy some bread. The fight climaxes when Ralph tosses a canister of flour out the window. Moments later, an unhappy policeman covered in the white powder (Art Carney) appears at the Kramdens' door.
Host Jerry Lester's guests include baseball great Jackie Robinson of the Dodgers, singer Mindy Carson, apache dancers Lucienne and Ashour and English comedian Rex Raymer.
In one bit, Jackie Robinson and his son visit Lester and his son and clips from the film The Jackie Robinson Story are shown. Carson's songs include "Candy and Cake." Raymer did a sand-up of the Spike Jones' band.
Jackie Gleason celebrates his 15th year in show business with guests singer Jane Pickens, comic/writer Roger Price, baritone Milton Douglas and regulars the June Taylor Dancers. Pickens sings "Blue Tail Fly." Douglas performs "That Lucky Old Sun" and "Begin the Beguine" with the June Taylor Dancers. In sketches, Jackie plays a bachelor decorating for his birthday party, and a bank clerk stealing money in view of his boss who's blind without glasses.moreless