Uncle Miltie's guests on this week's show include comic actor Guy Kibbee, opera singer Robert Merrill, dancers the Blackburn Twins, comic acrobatic team Coco, Steve and Eddie, comedian Rex Raymer, harmonica players Borrah Minevitch's Rascals with Johnny Puleo, and actress Janet Blair.
Berle with stars with Blair in a play he just wrote, "One Ham's Family," with Milton playing all the male roles. The quick costume changes don't happen according to the script. Merrill sings the Toreador song. Raymer's act of musical impressions was interrupted by Berle because the show had run out of time.
Uncle Miltie's guests include: The Andrews Sisters; and Gertrude Berg and Arlene McQuade from TV's The Goldbergs. Milton believes that Molly has asked for his help in getting Rosalie's reluctant boyfriend to propose marriage. He doesn't realize that, in actuality, she's scheming with Max to trick him into a trip down the wedding aisle. The Andrews Sisters volunteer their musical services.moreless
The Buick-Berle Show Berle's guests this week are Gertrude Berg and Arlene McQuade from TV's The Goldbergs, and Bob Cummings. Molly's (Berg) daughter Rosalie (McQuade) wants to move away and join the theater. It's up to Berle and Cummings to persuade the star-struck teen that show biz isn't all it's cracked up to be.moreless
This is the first episode of The Buick-Berle Show. Frank Sinatra and Tallulah Bankhead join Berle in the season premiere. Miltie reads that Bankhead is producing a Broadway play and he wants to take over the starring role from Sinatra.
Other performers include Milton Frome and Jack Collins. The singing "men of Texaco" make a brief appearance at the top of the show.
Milton Berle's guests include: Ethel Merman, actor Keye Luke, acrobat act Los Gattos, tap dancer Teddy Hale, and composers Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer, Charles Tobias, Maud Nugent and Lou Brown.
Berle makes his entrance dressed as a Roman riding in a chariot. Luke and Berle play the stars of China's version of Texaco Star Theater. Merman sings "Who Could Ask For Anything More" and "I Get a Kick Out of You." Berle joins her for "The Varsity Drag" and "Friendship." The finale, Songwriters on Parade, features composers Charles Tobias, Maud Nugent, Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer and Lou Brown performing their hits.
Berle's guests this week include: actor Victor Jory; singer Fran Warren; acrobatic dance trio The Charlivels; and singer Rudy Vallee.
Berle opens dressed as Cinderella. He leads the audience in a "Sing the Headlines" bit. Fran Warren sings "Love Walks Out" and a medley of her hits. A takeoff on the movie "Spellbound"stars Jory as apsychiatrist who hypnotizes patient Miltie into repeating everything he sees and hears. Vallee performs a medley of his 1930's songs. In the finale, a gap-toothed Berle leads a motley college glee club in butchering songs; guest soloist Vallee is pelted with fish during his attempted tune.
Milton Berle's guests this week include: comic actor Edward Everett Horton, jugglers the Pieros, Mazzone-Abbott Dancers, singer Mary Small, and Phil Regan.
Horton tries to tell Berle about a play he's written. To please the censors, Berle says he'll blow a whistle when something objectionable is said; he blows it constantly. The Mazone-Abbott Dancers perform an apache dance with Milton as an irritating Frenchman. In a sop to Berle's new movie, performers who "always leave them laughing" are saluted with impressions of Danny Kaye, Betty Hutton, Jimmy Durante, Al Jolson, the Marx Brothers and Charlie Chaplin. Fatso Marco, as Walter Pigeon, unleashes the pesky birds in the studio.
Milton's guests this episode include: host of the series Four Star Review Danny Thomas; Beatrice Kraft and her oriental dancers; singer Fran Warren; opera singer Vivian Della Chiesa; singer/actor Carlos Ramirez; 15 year old violinist Michael Rabin; dancers Harold and Lola; announcer/host of the TV series Lights Out Frank Gallop.
Berle enters as a June bride. Later, he coaches Thomas on how to host a weekly variety series while cracking a bullwhip at his writers. The finale is a succession of performers of the "United Nations of Show Business" production.
The Buick-Berle Show Berle's guests this week are actors Judith Anderson, Cyril Ritchard and singer Georgia Gibbs. Miltie worries that cultured performer Anderson will be uncomfortable on a TV comedy show, so he brings in Broadway actor Ritchard to direct her in reading "Madea". Berle tries to get some of the "class" to rub of on himself.
Gibbs performs "Ballin' the Jack". Ritchard does "Somebody Bad Stole the Wedding Bell". Applewhite sings "Make Love to Me."
The Buick-Berle Show Berle's guests include Steve Allen, singer/actress Janet Blair, heavyweight boxer Ezzard Charles, and regulars Arnold Stang, Milton Frome and Ruth Gilbert. Berle attends Steve Allen's local TV program, the "Tonight" show, and is called up to meet boxing champ Ezzard Charles. Show-off Berle decides to give Charles a few pointers and accidentally knocks him out cold. Now Milton is forced to fight Ezzard at Madison Square Garden in a real match. Everyone thinks it's a great publicity stunt except for Milton who's convinced he will be killed in the ring.moreless
The Milton Berle Show Broadcast live in color from USS Hancock stationed at San Diego, CA. Milton's guests include Elvis Presley, Esther Williams, Buddy Rich, regular Arnold Stang and the Harry James Orchestra. Berle does a monologue and then is joined by Esther Williams for some banter. The two sing "Memories Are Made of This" with new lyrics about sailors. Elvis and his band perform "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Blue Suede Shoes." Presley introduces his "twin brother Melvin," a hick dufus played by Berle. The two launch into a reprise of "Blue Suede Shoes" with Berle destroying his guitar and dancing Elvis-style like a lunatic. Francis (Arnold Stang), now a sailor, is the winner of the date with Ester Williams contest; the two exchange their usual insults. Harry James leads his band in "You Made Me Love You" followed by Buddy Rich joining for "Two O'Clock Jump." As James, Rich, and the orchestra play "Tiger Rag," Berle attempts to join them on trumpet, with little success. Berle performs a musical number with Esther Williams as a wave who gets doused with water.moreless
The Milton Berle Show This color telecast from California features guests Mickey Rooney and Peggy King.
Miltie's psychiatrist suggests he hire an understudy to relieve the pressure of carrying the show alone. Mickey Rooney takes the job, sending Miltie back to the doctor because Rooney's too good. Berle and King star in a production number saluting New York; Rooney has a tiny part, but weasels his way into the lead. Peggy sings "I Could Have Danced All Night." Rooney steals the scene in a dramatic boxing sketch; Berle recasts it so that he plays the boxer himself.
The Buick-Berle Show Milton salutes the start of racing season with guests The Will Mastin Trio (starring Sammy Davis, Jr.), Charlie Applewhite, and jockey Sam Renick, plus regulars Arnold Stang and Ruth Gilbert.
Berle buys a horse, names it "Mr. Television" and enters it in the big race.He also has an encounter with gangsters.
The Will Maston Trio performs a song and dance segment with Sammy Davis Jr. doing impressions of singers including Nat "King" Cole, Billy Eckstine, and Vaughn Monroe.
This is the premiere episode of Texaco Star Theater. Milton Berle is the first host (though he wouldn't become the official series star until the fall). His guests are Senor Wences, singer Pearl Bailey, flamenco dancers Rosario and Antonio, acrobatic act the Moroccans, double-talk comedian Al Kelly, harmonicist Stan Fisher, adagio dancers the Andreas, Betty Alexander (who welcomed the viewers), pitchman Sid Stone and the Russ Case orchestra. Bailey sings "Tired" and "Good Enough For Me." Berle becomes the lousy member of the Moroccans, Rosario and Antonio dance to "Capriccio Espagnol" and "Fire Dance."moreless
Berle's scheduled guests this week include: vocalist Billy Eckstine; Dorothy Collins; comedians Morey Amsterdam and Henny Youngman; musical/comedy performer Jack Durant; Kenny Sharpe; actor Jack Albertson; Billy Barty; acrobat and trampoline act The Schaller Brothers; actress/singer Mary Beth Hughes; Jimmy Nelson; and the Harriet Hoctor Dancers.
Berle refuses to sign a contract for next season, so the Texaco rep (Albertson) threatens to replace him with Amsterdam or Youngman; Collins sings "Treat Me Rough"; the finale, "Around the Town", looks at entertainment offered at various New York City locations.
Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: guitarist Les Paul and singer Mary Ford; and from TV's The Goldbergs, Gertrude Berg, Eli Mintz, and Arlene McQuade.
Milton's guests for the season finale are comedy team Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, actor Robert Alda, tap dancer Betty Bruce, exotic dancer Lou Wills, Jr., singer Gertrude Niesen, M&L's bandleader Dick Stabile, and pitchman Sid Stone. Berle visits his sponsor's office (Alda) with writers Martin and Lewis. Niesen sings "Diamonds Are a Girl's best Friend." The finale features famous showbiz teams with Alda and Niesen as Jack Norworth and Nora Bayes. and Berle and Lewis as Edgar Bergan and Charlie McCarthy.moreless
Milton Berle's scheduled guests include: actor Robert Alda; vaudevillian and actor James Barton; dancer/furniture lifter Bobby 'Tables' Davis; and composer W.C. Handy.
Morey Amsterdam is the host for this week's show. Guests include singer Morton Downey, tap dancers Tip, Tap and Toe, comedian Jackie Miles, the Harmonicats, dancers Patricia Bowman and Rudy Kroelleur. and Jack Diamond.
Harry Richman is the last-minute substitute host for a sick Berle. Guests are blonde female acrobatic dance duo the Costello Twins, comedy-musical quartet The Vagabonds, double-talk comedy team Willie Howard and Hal Gary, dancers Valerie Bettis and Duncan Noble, tap dance legend Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and singer Betty Reilly. With Texaco pitchman Sid Stone and Russ Case and his orchestra.moreless
Host is song and dance man of films and Broadway William Gaxton. Guests include singer Rose Murphy, Vaudevillian Jack Pearl, and the Beatrice Kraft dancers.
Comedian Henny Youngman, king of the one-liners, hosts this week's show. Guests are comedians Jean Carroll and Jack Carter, skating act The Whirlwinds, the Chandra Kaly Dancers, and Sharkey the Seal.
Milton Berle's guests include actor Robert Montgomery.
Milton Berle's scheduled guests include: Vivian Blaine, comedian Buddy Lester, bandleader Ted Lewis, 7-year-old Danny Richards, Jr., singer/dancer Geraldine DuBois, and animal act Pallenberg's Bears.
Blaine sings a medley of songs from her films and Berle joins in for a song-and-dance finish. Lester does a stand-up routine. Milton trades quips with precocious child Danny. In the show's finale, Lewis is joined by singer DuBois and the rest of the cast in top hat and tails for "When My Baby Smiles at Me."
Milton Berle's guests include comedian Henny Youngman, singer/actress Gracie Fields, boogie/woogie singer/pianist Maurice Rocco, child actress Verna Raymond, and actor/announcer Jack La Rue. Fields sings "Green-Up Time" and a comic version of "My Hero." She appears in a Western take-off with Berle and Youngman, and in a sentimental bit with Raymond. Youngman comes up through the audience as a concessioner and the two exchange insults; then, the two did a ballet send-up. LaRue plays a "tough guy" in a sketch.moreless
Milton Berle's scheduled guests include: dancers the Four Step Brothers, Latin bandleader Xavier Cugat, and Frank Marlowe.
Milton Berle's guests are comedian Jack Carter, singing comedy act Ming and Ling, singer/actress Patricia Morison, and vocalist Benny Fields. Morrison sings "Beguine" and joins in a take-off of "Mr. and Mrs." radio shows. In the finale, Berle, Carter and Fatso Marco appear as three Jimmy Durantes. Fields, Berle and Carter perform in a corny minstrel show satire. Ming and Ling do hillbilly songs.moreless
Berle's guests include comics Bert Wheeler and Benny Fields.
Milton Berle's guests are comic Jan Murray, vaudeville vocalist Joe Howard, singer/actress Janet Blair, comic tumbling act the Nonchalants, and dance team Five Cuban Diamonds.
Berle joins the Diamonds in a dance routine, and with Murray and Blair in a sketch lampoon of The Sea Wolf. Howard sings "I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now," joined by Berle in drag. Murray does a monologue and Blair sings a couple of tunes.
Uncle Miltie's scheduled guests include: Judy Canova, singers/comic brothers Dick and Gene (Wesson Brothers), dancers Mario and Florio, comic dance act Stump and Stumpy, and acrobatic act the Jansleys.
Milton Berle's guests include comic Red Buttons, guillotine act Russell Swan, comic act the Arnaut Brothers (brothers, dressed as birds, speak through whistling), singer Ella Logan, and acrobatic dancers the Crackerjacks.
Logan sings "Sunny Side of the Street" and "Little Bit of Heaven." Buttons is the customer in a loan shark sketch with Berle, and joins Stone in the Texaco commercial. Berle begs out of being victim to Swan's guillotine.
Milton Berle's guests are singer Luba Malina, dancers the Berry Brothers, comic Bert Wheeler, vocal group the Merry Macs, and child actress Verna Raymond. Malinda sings two songs (one a calypso number) and joins Berle and Wheeler in a sketch. Berle swaps insults with precocious Raymond and dances with the Berrys in a comedy encore.moreless
Uncle Miltie's scheduled guests include: singers Martha King, Anne Shelton, and the DeMarco Sisters, famed Yiddish vocalist Leo Fuld, dancer John Conrad, and trained animal act Sandy the Seal.
The Buick-Berle Show Berle's guests include Hildy Parks and Elizabeth Patterson. Milton plays sleuth Professor Higgins, one of four characters he portrays in this comic mystery. Higgins tries to solve a case with little help from his wife (Parks) and mother-in-law (Patterson).
The Milton Berle Show Comedian Jan Murray fills in for Berle who fell ill during this week's rehearsals. Murray's guests include singer Vic Damone, Gale Storm, comic Ben Blue, and accordionist Dick Contino.
Murray jokes about his move to the very dull suburbs. Blue performs a pantomime sketch set in the park where he makes friends with an attractive young lady. Damone sings "Autumn Leaves" and Storm performs "I Hear You Knockin'." A dramatic sketch about a down on their luck couple is shown from the 9/29/1953 episode of The Buick-Berle Show featuring Frank Sinatra and Tallulah Bankhead.
Uncle Miltie is the host of this election night episode. His guests are singer Gertrude Niesen, jugglers the Pierro Brothers, singer/musician Louis Prima, the comic Calgary Brothers, and the Cossack Quartet.
In the opening, Berle is carried onstage by impersonators of both Dewey and Truman. Prima sings "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and gags with Berle on trumpets for "Tiger Rag." The Cossack Quartet performs a Russian song before being joined by Berle for tomfoolery. The Calgary Brothers do their slow-motion drunk routine. Niesen sings "Wha' Hoppen, Baby" and joins Berle for "You're the Top." Milton stages an old vaudeville "Western Union" comedy sketch.
Uncle Miltie's guests this week include Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Ethel Merman, child performer Verna Raymond, unicycle act the Goetschis, adagio team The Zoris, bass fiddler Chuck Roe, champion trick roper Junior Eskew, singing/dancing kids the Magid Triplets, and Broadway beauties the Wally Wanger Girls. Berle tries to mediate an argument between Martin and Lewis and gets beat up from both sides. The three do a Buck Rogers-style look at the future. Milton and Jerry conduct the band while Dean tries to sing. The Western finale features Berle, Martin, Lewis, Merman, Raymond, Magids, and performers from the World Championship Rodeo in progress at Madison Square Garden.moreless
Berle's guest list this week includes singer Johnny Johnston, comedienne Nancy Walker, song and dance trio Buster Shaver, Olive (Shaver) and George (Shaver), Bert Gordon, singer/actress Kathryn Grayson, Chinese acrobats Wong Troupe, and twelve child patients from the Department of Correction of Motor Disabilities.
Milton helps a late-arriving audience member (Grayson) find a seat. Nancy Walker performs a comedy song "Irving." Buster Shaver, Olive and George sing "I'm Just Wild About Harry" and dance "All the Things You Are;" Johnson does "That Old Black Magic." Berle interviews Gordon portraying an opera coach. In a sketch, Berle is Sitting Bull with Walker as Princess Leita and Bert Gordon as her father. Walker and Berle sing and dance "Pass the Peace Pipe." The finale production number is set at Texacollege, with Berle as a student, and Walker sings "You've Got to Be a Football Hero."
Berle's guests this week include: actor Arthur Treacher; Imogene Coca (from the recently-ended Admiral Broadway Review; vaudeville comic Benny Fields; puppeteer Frank Paris; dancers the Clark Brothers; ballroom dance team Adam and June Di Gatanos; Rosie the Bear; and comedian Henny Youngman. Berle, dressed as a cannibal, sings "I've Got You Under My Skin"; Treacher gives Berle a diction lesson and Youngman joins the two for a number; Fields sings "Baby Face"; Coca impersonates movie glamor queens; Fields and Berle do a sketch about old time New York with a skating bear.moreless
Milton's guests this week include comic actor Hugh Herbert, Janet Blair, the Blackburn Twins, vocalists/dancers the Magid Triplets, and dancing comedian Will Mahoney. Berle opens dressed as Christopher Columbus. Blair and the Blackburn Twins do vaudeville numbers. Magid triplets sing and dance with Milton. Herbert, Blair and Berle do a Caesar, Marc Antony, and Cleopatra sketch. Mahoney tap dances on a xylophone.moreless
This week Berle's guests include vaudevillian Pat O'Brien, trampoline act Paul and Paulette, tap dance team Steve Condos and Jerry Brandow, juggler Trixie, and comic actress Beatrice Kaye. Berle and O'Brien, in costume, do a version of the famous Gallagher and Shean routine.
Berle's guests this week include comedian Georgie Price; "mentalist" Dunninger (from TV's The Bigelow Show), dancer Pat Rooney, Jr., the Blackburn Twins, and actress/singer Janet Blair. Miltie opens dressed as Napoleon. Much of the program is devoted to the reopening of the famed vaudeville theater, the Palace.
Milton's guests this week include comedian Leo DeLyon, balancing act King Brothers, Catherine Mastice, Eugene Freeman, comic/vocalist George DeWit, singers Dick Haymes and Lillian Roth, and NYC disc jockey Jack Eigan.
Haymes performs "When You're Really in Love" and "Skyscraper Blues," and joins Berle for a medley about Broadway. Freeman sings "Caravan." Catherine Mastice does an aria from "La Traviata." DJ Eigan "spins tunes" from famous singers and cast members impersonate them (Haymes and Berle do the Mills Brothers). Roth sings "Goody Goody." In a sketch, Berle plays a piano-fixing plumber.
"Mr. Television's" guests include comic/actor "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, teeterboard act the Lange Acrobatic Troupe, double-talk comedian Al Kelly, and actor Horace McMahon. In sketches, Rosenbloom plays Romeo to Berle's Juliet in the balcony scene. Kelly, Berle and Rosenbloom do a slapstick courtroom scene.
For the season finale, Berle's guests are singer Tony Martin, comic actor Eddie Hanley, and singer Lina Romay. Martin sings "Tenement Symphony". Romay performs a Latin song, and joins Berle and Hanley in a Mexican café sketch. Also, a take-off on "Mutiny on the Bounty," a Rube Goldberg bit, and Milty appears in drag. The entire cast performs a production number about heading to California.moreless
Milton's guests for the season premiere include Duke Ellington, actress June Havoc, Phil Silvers, Howdy Doody, "Buffalo Bob" Smith, and Robert Keeshan (as Clarabell the Clown), comic actor Bert "The Mad Russian" Gordon, and the Stewart Morgan Dancers.
Berle opens the show in front of a huge banner that reads "Welcome Back, Mr. Television!" Silvers reprises his face-slapping singing lesson with Berle. Ellington performs "Sophisticated Lady" at the piano in a medley of his hits. Havoc sings and clowns around with Berle as a Kentucky colonel. In a take-off of The Howdy Doody Show, Berle and guests harass Buffalo Bob as members of the peanut gallery.
Berle's guests this week include: songwriter Johnny Mercer; Max "Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom; Ella Logan; dancing trio the Dunhills; and Irish tenor Phil Regan.
Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: composer Sammy Cahn; actor Bruce Cabot; comic acrobats The Remys (Dot and Dick Remy); and comic actor Phil Silvers.
In one sketch, Berle plays Cleopatra with Cabot as Julius Ceasar. In a stand-up bit, Silvers gives Berle hands-on singing lessons.
Comedian Georgie Price fills in for Berle as host this week. His guests include: singer/dancer Bobby Van; singer/actress Louise Kirtland; Adrian and Charlie; and comic actor Jack Gilford; Carl Reiner from Your Show of Shows; actress June Havoc.
Berle's scheduled guests this week include: vaudeville performer/songwriter Joe Howard, musical/comedy act the Slate Brothers, dancer who lifts furniture with his teeth Bobby 'Tables' Davis, child blues singer and pianist "Sugar Chile" Robinson, and comic/singer Gracie Fields.
Berle starts the new year with guests including: actor John Boles; singer/songwriting team Noble Sissel and Eubie Blake; banjo player Eddie Peabody; vaudeville comedy team O'Donnell and Blair; dancers the Berry Brothers; and singer Patrice Munsel.
Berle's scheduled guests this week include: comedians Henny Youngman and Morey Amsterdam (from Dumont's The Morey Amsterdam Show; singer/actress Lisa Kirk; acrobatic tumblers The Morrocans; comedy team Arnaut Brothers; O'Connell and Blair; and singer Alan Dale.
Kirk performs "The Lady is a Tramp," then clowns with Berle on "Charlie My Boy."
Milton's guests this week are opera baritone Robert Merrill, dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and comics Bill Lessy and Patti Moore, and dancers Tip, tap & Toe. Lessy and Moore clown on "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie." The pair join Berle in a restaurant sketch.
Uncle Miltie's guests include comedian/magician Carl Ballentine, Broadway star Ethel Merman, comic actors Lew Hearn and Louis Sorin, and vaudevillian/songwriter Jack Norworth.
"The Amazing Mr. Ballentine" performs a series of disastrous magic tricks. Berle and Hearn join Sorin in his old "Belt in the Back" sketch. Norworth performs a medley of his popular songs.
This show marks Milton Berle's "official" start as host of Texaco Star Theater, having been given the job earlier in the summer. His guests include big band singer Evelyn Knight, vaudeville comedy team Smith and Dale, roller skating act Four Carters, vaudevillians Park and Clifford, and Phil Silvers. Silvers teaches Berle how to sing, Smith and Dale perform their restaurant routine with Berle as the waiter, and Milton turns Sid Stone's Texaco pitch into a Chinese comedy bit.moreless
Milton Berle's scheduled guests include musical/comedy actress Mary McCarty, comic Lou Costello, tap dancers the Three Wiles, radio comedian Garry Moore, dancers the Szonys, and hillbilly music group the Ozark Mountaineers.
McCarty sings a song about a paid dance partner. Moore does a comic poem about a cow. Berle joins the Mountaineers as dopey Cousin Elmer. Berle also appears as a French dame in the Texaco commercial with Sid Stone.
Milton Berle's guests this week are entertainer Carmen Miranda, ballet dancers Paul Haakon and Barbara Carter, comics the Slate Brothers, vocal group the Charioteers, skating/acrobatic/dance act Ronnie and May Norman, and Chico Marx. Chico performs a piano number, Milton disrupts the Charioteers, and comes out dressed as Carmen to disrupt one of her numbers.moreless
Milton Berle's scheduled guests include: musical impersonator Florence Desmond, comic Joe Phillips, singer/comic entertainer Harry Richman, boxer-turned-actor "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, and drummer-in-blackface Jack Powell. Berle joins Desmond for a Tallulah Bankhead-Noel Coward takeoff on Private Lives.
Milton Berle's guests this week are child actress Verna Raymond, comic Sid Caesar, exotic Apache dance trio the Appletons, comic dancers/acrobats Dick and Dot Remy, radio actress Hope Miller, George M. Cohan Jr., and Three Maestros.
Berle opens the show with a corny flag-waving production featuring the song "Stay Away From the USA." He trades quips with precocious kid performer Raymond following her song-and-dance. Caesar does a routine about movie trailers and joins Berle and Miller in a sketch. Cohan closes the show with a medley of songs made famous by his father.
Peter Donald hosts. His guests are Broadway musical/comedy performer Willie Howard, comic performer Sid Caesar, Gil Maison and his dog act, dance team De Marios, and acrobatic act the Dewey Sisters. Milton Berle makes a cameo. Sid Caesar does his airplane bit (featured in 1946's Tars and Spars), and joins Peter Donald in a spoof of the United Nations.moreless
Comedian Jack Carter is the host for this episode. His guests include comic actress Eve Arden, radio and stage comic Jack Pearl, comedian Herb Shriner, dancer Betty Bruce, and cycle act the Fredarrys Trio.
Comedian Jack Carter is the host of this episode. His guests include vaudeville comedy team Smith and Dale, acrobatic act the Winters Sisters, vaudeville comedians (Allan) Cross and (Henry) Dunn, ballroom dance team Landre and Verne and The Salici Puppets.
Smith and Dale perform their famed ""Dr. Kronkheit" routine.
Morey Amsterdam is the host. His guests include comedy team Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, comic/dancer Gil Lamb, child pianist "Sugar Chile" Robinson, vocalist Gracie Barrie, and acrobatic act The Emerald Sisters.
The scheduled host for this episode is Georgie Price with guests film comedian Bert Wheeler, comic performer Al Bernie, female juggler Trixie, and trick bicycle trio The Shyrettos.
The host for this episode is Georgie Price. His guests include comedy acrobatic act The Acromaniacs, comedy musician/trumpeter Vic Hyde, Cuban dancers Raoul and Eva Reyes, comedian Jackie Miles, and dance team Buck & Bubbles (Ford L. "Buck" Washington & John W. Bubbles).
Milton Berle's guests this week are Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard (aka, The Three Stooges), the Chee Heins Risley act, singer/dancer Jules Munshin, Borrah Minevitch's Harmonica Rascals featuring Johnny Puleo, 70-year-old dancer Emma Francis, and dancers Marge and Gower Champion. Munshin spoofs singers auditioning for the Met and the Champions spoof Broadway dancing styles. Berle disrupts the Chee Heins act and joins in with the Stooges. Francis does a soft shoe dance and joins with Berle for a big finish.moreless
Berle's guests are comedian Lou Costello, slapstick comics Low, Hite and Stanley, dancers the Unger Twins (Gustaf and Bertil), singer Frances Faye, dancers The Caites, and singer Julie Wilson.
Berle joins the Unger Twins in a mirror routine and teams with Costello for the old A&C "addition" routine. The finale was set at a turn of the century beer garden with all the guests contributing.
Milton's guests this show include: movie cowboy star William Boyd, comic Henny Youngman, acrobatic team the Vanderbilt Boys, the Lane Brothers, child performer Verna Raymond, and singer Jane Froman. Comedy includes a take-off on Boyd's signature role, Hopalong Cassidy.
Jack Carter returns to guest host. His guests are comedians Jack Durant and Gracie Fields, vocal group the Mills Brothers, unicyclists La Brach and Bernice, and dog act Gaudsmith Brothers.
Uncle Miltie's guests for this show include: actor Robert Alda; Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard (The Three Stooges); Rose Marie; Victoria Troupe; singer Morton Downey; vocalist Jane Froman; Max "Slapsie Maxie" Rosenbloom; child vocalist Herbert Coleman; and The Lee Sherman Dancers.
The Three Stooges interrupt Berle and do their famous three watches routine. And in a sketch, French Foreign Legion commander Alda has to contend with his Stooge soldiers.
Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard (The Three Stooges) making their third appearance, comic actors Alice Pearce and Bert Gordon, folk singers The Weavers, vocalist Evelyn Knight, dancers the Mayo Brothers, and Georgie Price. Pearce and Gordon play game show contestants in a bit introducing the guests. Comedy bits include The Stooges performing their "Maharaja" routine; the mechanical devices designed to help Milton sleep keep him awake. The Weavers perform their hits "Goodnight, Irene" and "Tzena. Knight sings "Let Him Go" and "Lucky Me."moreless
Milton's guests include: actor/vaudevillian James Barton, Metropolitan Opera star Lauritz Melchior. comedienne Lorraine Rognan, teeterboard act The Christians, and drummer Buddy Rich.
Melchior performs the song "Because". For his encore, he does "Figaro" in a Barber of Seville spoof. Set in a barbershop, he's giving customer Berle a shave. In another sketch, Berle and Barton are applying makeup on each other for a blackface routine; they're joined by Melchior for the number. Barton does a stand-up where he plays three drunks, and Rognan has Berle play straight man for her comedy routine.
Milton's guests this week are actors Jackie Cooper and Jackie Coogan, singer Cab Calloway, and singer/impressionist Mitzi Green. In a sketch, Berle plays Charlie Chaplin to Coogan's "The Kid," with Cooper. Green does celebrity impressions and appears as cabaret singer Hildegarde with Berle in drag as her sister Mud Garde. Calloway sings "St. James Infirmary" and "Minnie the Moocher."moreless
Comedian Jack Carter fills in as host for an ill Berle. His guests include comic actress Beatrice Lillie, the Borrah Minevitch Harmonica Rascals, comic Johnny Burke, the Gauthier Steeplechase dog and pony act, ballet dancer Kathryn Lee, and actor Cyril Ritchards.
Lillie sings several novelty songs with Ritchards as her foil. Burke does a routine from WWI.
"Mr. Television" welcomes guests including: dancers Peg Leg Bates and Gus Van; and comedy team Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
Berle's guests this week include comedienne Martha Raye, acrobatic team The Seven Marvels, harmonica player Stan Fisher, actor Mike Mazurki, harmonica player Stan Fisher, dancer Marge Banks, and opera baritone Robert Merrill. Merrill sings "Old Man River." Dancer Marge Banks opens a take-off of ballet by Berle and Raye called "Dying Swan." Berle, Raye and Mazurki rehash a Western saloon sketch from earlier in the season. In the finale, all impersonate Charlie Chaplain.moreless
Berle's guests this week include: vocalists Harry Richman and Kay Armen, vaudeville comedian/dancer Joe Frisco, dancers the Blackburn Twins, and singer Helen Kane.
Milton Berle's guests this week include: songwriter Mack Gordon; the Look magazine All-American football team; sports writer Grantland Rice; male dance team Lewis and Van; and singer Kay Starr.
Starr perfomns "Maybe You'll Be There" and "Honky-Tonk Hardwood Floor"; In sketchs, Berle plays an aspiring songwriter with Gordon singing some of his hit songs, and plays Snow White in a fairy tale take-off; Rice introduces the 1951 Look All-American Football Team and Jim Thorpe, his choice for all-time All-American.
Milton's guests this week scheduled include: Basil Rathbone; dancers Steve Condos and Jerry Brandow; singer Eric Thorsen; and singer Denise Darcel.
Milton's guests this week include: the Les Paul Trio, comic actor Jack Carson, the dance team of Peggy Ryan and Ray McDonald, and Gloria DeHaven.
Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: Carmen Miranda; pianist Pupi Campo; dance team the Blackburn Twins; singers Eddie Fisher and Martha Stewart; furniture lifter Bobby "Tables" Davis; The Ray Charles Singers; and comics Jack Durant and Frank Mitchell.
Miranda performs several numbers, with Berle barging into her first one. Martha Stewart and the Blackburn Twins sing "Thou Swell" (with Miltie's help) and the Twins do "Shimmy Like My Sister Kate". Durant and Mitchell join Milton in a slapstick sketch; Eddie Fisher vocalizes with the Ray Charles Singers; Davis lifts three tables, on atop the other, using only his teeth; Martha Raye makes a cameo.
Berle's scheduled guests this week include: Bob Hope; singer/actor Sam Levene; singer Mary Hatcher; vocalist Toni Harper; opera baritone Robert Merrill; dancers The Dunhills; child performer Verna Raymond; and songwriter J. Fred Coots.
Miltie's guests this week include: actor Chester Morris; singer Rudy Vallee; comedienne Martha Raye; vocalists/dancers the Magid Triplets; comic Dick Buckley; radio personality Norman Brokenshire; hillbilly comics Kitty and Fanny, song-and-dance act the Watson Sisters; Milton's wife Sandra Berle; and dancer Hal LeRoy.
"Mr. Television" begins his third season this week. His guests include actors Robert Alda and Charles Coburn, ballroom dance team Adam and Jayne Di Gatanos, dancer Pat Rooney, comic actress Iris Adrian, Irene Farrell and Borrah Minevitch and His Harmonica Rascals with Johnny Puleo.
Farrell sings "Un Belle Di." In comedy segments, the Berle and Puleo of the Rascals perform in a "Little Lord Fauntleroy" costumes. Alda appears in a sketch set at an insurance office where Berle undergoes a slapstick physical exam. Actor Coburn impersonates Ted Lewis, Pat Rooney, and Jimmy Durante.
This week, Berle's scheduled guests include: accordion player Dick Contino; quick-change artist (formerly with "Ken Murray's Blackouts") Owen McGiveney; comic actors Arnold Stang and Beatrice Kay; and Chinese acrobats The Jim Wong Troup.
Berle's guests this week include: baseball player Phil Rizzuto; manager of the New York Giants Leo Durocher and his wife, actress Laraine Day; actor Raymond Massey; comedy dance act Helene and Howard; and comedian Jan Murray.
Uncle Miltie's guests this week include: former boxers Max Baer and "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom; the Ben Yost Singers; vaudeville singer Benny Fields; dancers Teddy and Phyllis Rodriguez; Grecian dancer Bella Smaro; and swing harpist Robert Maxwell.
Scheduled guests this week include: singer Perry Como; singer/actor Louis Jordan; comic performer Bert Lahr; comedian Herb Shriner; vocalists the Fontane Sisters; acrobatic act the Acromanics; singer Frances Williams; and Mindy Carson.
Uncle Miltie's scheduled guests include: Mel Allen, baseball players Yogi Berra and Phil Rizzuto, comedian Jack Norton, singer Donald Richards, composer Frank Losser, singer/actress Marie MacDonald, and guitarist Tito Guizar.
"Mr. Television" welcomes scheduled guests including: vocalists Evelyn Knight, the Boliana-Ivanko adagio dance troupe, vocal group the Ink Spots, and singer Brian Sullivan.
Milton's guests this week include: The Andrews Sisters; singer Eddie Fisher; novelty act Senor Carlos; knife throwers The Gibsons; actor Robert Alda, and Rex Weber who sings with his mouth closed.
The Andrews Sisters so "Pennsylvania Polka," the comedy number "Peony Bush," and "Girls of the Golden West.. Patty does a solo on "I Wanna Be Loved," and joins Berle and Alda on "The Pussy Cat Song."
Milton's guests this week include: comedienne/impressionist Florence Desmond; Cole Porter; singer Carlos Ramirez; actor Jerome Cowan; and singer Eileen Wilson. A tribute to Cole Porter features a medley of his hits featuring Desmond (as Marlene Dietrich) and Berle (with a bad French accent and mustache) massacring "I Get a Kick Out of You". The whole cast comes out at the end as Porter takes a bow.moreless
Berle's scheduled guests include singer/actress Kay Armen and pioneers of the "Vegas lounge" sound, the Mary Kaye Trio.