The Bob Hope Show

Season 1 Episode 2

May 27, 1950

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 27, 1950 on NBC
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May 27, 1950

Bob Hope's guests are Frank Sinatra, making his first appearance on television, songstress Peggy Lee and returning for her second appearance, Beatrice Lillie. From New York, Bob Hope is joined by the extraordinary dance team of Condos & Brandow, ballet icons Michael Kidd and Janet Reed along with other members of the New York Ballet, Arnold Stang, David Burns, The DeMarlos, Bill Hayes, Leila Hyer, Louise Kirtland, Jack Russell, Tom Avera, Sylvia Miles, Dennis James, Wendell Niles, and Milton Berle in a cameo role. Highlights: A sketch titled "The Road to Frigidaire" based on the Hope-Bing Crosby running feud is acted out. Beatrice Lillie does a take-off of Dorothy Lamour from the Road to series. Peggy Lee sings "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered". Milton Berle shows up in drag making a play for Bob.


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