The Bob Hope Show - Season 22

NBC (ended 1975)




Episode Guide

  • April 27, 1972
    April 27, 1972
    Episode 9

    Bob Hope's guests are Dorothy Lamour, Sugar Ray Robinson, Carol Lawrence, Vic Damone and Glen Campbell. With Les Brown and His Band of Renown.

    Vic Damone playing the son of "The Godpapa" (Bob) in a spoof of "The Godfather".
    Bob Hope and Glen Campbell in "The Beverly Hills Fuzz", a spoof of "Adam-12."

  • April 10, 1972
    April 10, 1972
    Episode 8

    A salute to 1972 Oscar nominated movies. Bob Hope's guests are Shirley Jones, Ray Milland, Ingrid Bergman and Barbara McNair. With Les Brown and His Band of Renown.

    Bob as Richard Magnificient and Ingrid Bergman as Liz Luscious in a sketch on Oscar night.
    "Romeo and Juliet" sketch with Bob and Shirley.
    Shirley Jones sings "Jesus Christ Superstar".
    Barbara McNair sings "Everything is Beautiful" and "It Only Takes a Moment".
    Academy Award winner has a "Lost Weekend" but not the way you think.

  • March 13, 1972
    March 13, 1972
    Episode 7
    Bob Hope's guests are Connie Stevens, Eva Gabor, Elke Sommer and Dyan Cannon. With Les Brown and His Band of Renown. Highlights: A spoof of Academy Award winning movies. In "The Polish Connection" Bob plays Popeye Pawlek, a hard-as-nails cop who brings his paranoia home from work. "Krutch" is the story of a 92-year-old who discovers the meaning of life when he moves into a swinging singles complex. "Summer of '52" a heart-tugging tale of first love as found by botany student Bob who delivers flowers to a lonely older woman. She's 22. Elke sings "Love What They've Done to My Song, Ma". Connie sings "If".moreless
  • February 27, 1972
    February 27, 1972
    Episode 6
    Bob Hope's guests are Milton Berle, Juliet Prowse, Sammy Davis Jr. and Petula Clark. With Les Brown and his Band of Reknown. Highlights: Bob plays a comic who gets murdered by loudmouth Milton Berle. Petula and Bob play light-hearted hobos. Bob plays Professor Gladhand a lousy finger-shadow artist whose act is saved by shapely Juliet. Petula sings a medley of "Penny Lane", "Eleanor Rigby" and "All You Need is Love". Sammy Davis Jr. sings "Vehicle". Juliet performs to a George M. Cohan medley. Bob & Sammy duet on "Smile, Darn Ya, Smile" and "Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella".moreless
  • January 17, 1972
    January 17, 1972
    Episode 5

    From Vietnam, Thailand, Spain, Cuba, Hawaii, Wake Island, Okinawa and Guantanamo.
    Bob Hope's guests are actor Jim Nabors, actress Jill St. John, Hawaiian singer Don Ho, Country singer Charley Pride, baseball pitcher Vida Blue, astronaut Alan Shepard, singer Jan Daley, pop group Sunday's Child, dancer-actress Suzanne Charny, Spanish singer-actress Carmen Sevilla, Brucene Smith, Miss World - USA, roller skaters The Blue Streaks the Hollywood Deb Stars with a cameo appearance by Jayne Kennedy.

    Jan Daley sings "Love Story".

  • December 9, 1971
    December 9, 1971
    Episode 4

    Bob Hope's guests are Lee Marvin, Robert Goulet, Barbara Eden, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles. Special appearance by the AP All America Football Team with footballers Ed Marinaro and Greg Pruitt. With Les Brown and His Band of Renown.

    Bob and Robert play Chinese delegates discovering New York's Central Park.
    Lee Marvin as Dr. Marcus Sincere conning oil baron J. Paul Rich (Hope) in a broad takeoff of TV's "Marcus Welby MD".
    Barbara Eden as a convent school graduate outsmarting nightclub boss Hope and pals Goulet and Marvin.
    Smokey Robinson & The Miracles sing "Satisfaction" and "Tears of a Clown".
    Robert Goulet sings "When I Look In Your Eyes".

  • November 7, 1971
    November 7, 1971
    Episode 3

    Bob Hope's guests are Jack Benny, Debbie Reynolds, John Wayne and The Osmond Brothers. With Les Brown and His Band of Renown.

    Bob, as a liberal youngster has John Wayne playing his Sheriff Dad in an "All in the Family" takeoff.
    In another skit Bob becomes a college freshman with an eye on coed Debbie Reynolds and college senior Jack Benny.
    Still other segments find Bob playing the U.S. envoy to China in a sketch called "Our Man in Pepking" with the Osmond Brothers.
    A spoof on the movie "Carnal Knowledge".
    Debbie Reynolds sings and dances to "Forget Your Troubles".
    The Osmond Brothers sing "Down By the Lazy River" and "I Want a Girl, Just Like the Girl, That Married Dear Old Dad" with Bob.

  • September 13, 1971
    September 13, 1971
    Episode 1

    Bob Hope celebrates 22 years on NBC with guests Martha Raye, Linda Cristal, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Rose Marie, Barbara McNair, Jacqueline Susann, Angie Dickinson, Sue Lyon, Sally Struthers, Nanette Fabray, Imogene Coca, Phyllis Diller, Edie Adams, Jill St. John, Jo Anne Worley, Phyllis Newman and Edy Williams. With Les Brown and His Band of Renown.

    "Planet of the Shapes", as astronaut Bob Hope discovers a planet inhabited by women and 18 ladies from Dr. Joyce Brothers to Sally Struthers give the astronaut a hard time in this broad space comedy.