The Bob Hope Show

Season 23 Episode 1

October 5, 1972

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 05, 1972 on NBC
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October 5, 1972

Bob Hope's guests include Gold Medal winner Mark Spitz, actress Alexis Smith, chess king Bobby Fischer, pop idol David Cassidy, Peter Leeds and The Carpenters.

The Carpenters sing "Top of the World" and "A Song For You".
David Cassidy sings "Rock Me".
Chess king Bobby Fischer trades quips with Bob over his big summer win.
Mark Spitz talks about his Olympic races and plays a dentist treating patient Bob Hope. (Spitz received a standing ovation for his efforts).
Alexis Smith tries sketch material in "The Road to Sacramento" playing a movie star campagning for governor against her movie star husband Hope.


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