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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 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 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.
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.