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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.