The Bob Hope Show - Season 26

NBC (ended 1975)




Episode Guide

  • April 21, 1976
    April 21, 1976
    Episode 4

    Texaco Presents The Bob Hope Olympic Benefit. From Montreal, Canada the host city of the 1976 Summer Olympics. Bob Hope's guests are Bing Crosby, Freddie Prinze, Shirley Jones, Lynn Anderson, Jesse Owens, French singer Renee Simard and Olympic skier Kathy Kreiner. With Les Brown and his Band of Renown.

  • Joys: A Comedy Whodunit
    Bob's guests in this whodunit comedy farce are Freddie Prinze, Don Knotts, Don Adams, Jack Albertson, Rona Barrett, George Burns, John Byner, Jack Carter, Mike Connors, Angie Dickinson, George Gobel, Arte Johnson, Marty Allen, Desi Arnaz, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Sammy Cahn, Charo, Scatman Crothers, Phyllis Diller, Jim Hutton, Alan King, Fred MacMurray, Steve Allen, Billy Barty, Foster Brooks, Pat Buttram, Glen Campbell, Jerry Colonna, Bill Dana, Jamie Farr, David Janssen, George Kirby, Dean Martin, Groucho Marx, Vincent Price, Harry Ritz, Larry Storch, Flip Wilson, Jan Murray, Telly Savalas, Abe Vigoda, Wayne Newton, Don Rickles, Phil Silvers and Jimmie Walker. Bob unwittingly hosts a party at his Los Angeles home whereby the country's finest entertainers keep turning up face down in the swimming pool. Bob Hope hires 6 TV detectives to solve a series of mysterious disappearances at his house. David Janssen (as Harry O), is killed off early in a cast which included Angie Dickinson (Pepper Martin), Mike Connors (Mannix), Jim Hutton (Ellery Queen), Telly Savalas (Kojak), Abe Vigoda (Fish).moreless
  • Bob Hope's NBC Christmas Party

    Bob Hope's guests for his NBC Christmas Party are Donny and Marie Osmond, Redd Foxx, Angie Dickinson, Rowan & Martin, Henny Youngman and Don Knotts. With Cameo appearances by Sandy Duncan, Dorothy Lamour, Paul Lynde, Dean Martin, Danny Thomas and Jimmie Walker.
    The Tournament of Roses Queen and her Court as well as the 1975 AP All America Football Team. With future NFL stars Leroy and Dewey Selmon, Jimbo Elrod, Mike Haynes, Archie Griffin, Ricky Bell, and Chuck Muncie.

    Donny & Marie sing "Deep Purple" (sung note-for-note in the same as the 1964 hit version by another brother-and-sister act, Nino Tempo and April Stevens).
    Bob Hope and Marie Osmond duet to "Silver Bells".
    Bob Hope, Donny & Marie, Angie Dickinson, and Redd Foxx sing "You've Gotta Have Friends".

  • October 24, 1975
    October 24, 1975
    Episode 1
    A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television. Bob celebrates 25 years with guests John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby. Highlights: Bob and Dinah Shore sing "Baby, It's Cold Outside" in a spot from Bob's first show (1950) Maurice Chevalier sings "Louise" (1954) Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour join Bob in a dance number (1956) Frank Sinatra sings "The Lady is a Tramp" (1957) Bob and Steve McQueen play Japanese soldiers in a comedy sketch (1960) Bing Crosby referees a boxing match between Bob and Rocky Marciano (1968) John Wayne plays a Western-style bigot in "All in the West" (1971) Ingrid Bergman and Bob portray Oscar nominees (1972) Bob and Jackie Gleason appear as policewomen in Central Park (1974). Other clips feature Jack Benny, Redd Foxx, the original cast of I Love Lucy (Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley), James Cagney, Jimmy Durante and Eddie Cantor.moreless