The Bob Hope Show

Season 12 Episode 4

March 22, 1962

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 22, 1962 on NBC
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March 22, 1962
Bob Hope's guests are Ethel Merman, Maximillian Schell, Piper Laurie and Fabian. Also with David Rose and His orchestra. Highlights: Bob has some quips about Jackie Kennedy's tour. Ethel Merman stars in the main skit, a take-off on "A Majority of One," titled "Call Me Butterfly." She plays a movie slar who goes to Japan, with Bob as her Japanese landlord. Ethel and Bob recreate their duet ot "It's De-Lovely," which they did in Broadway's "Red, Hot and Blue" in 1938. Ethel also has a medley of "smile" songs. Fabian duets with Bob on "Tiger". Piper Laurie and Maximillian Schell talk abou the Oscar Awards and all join in for a broad sketch ribbing method acting. Oscar nominee Schell pretends he's an atomic warhead in a sketch. Ethel closes with "There's No Business Like Show Business".moreless

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