The Bob Hope Show - Season 7

NBC (ended 1975)




Episode Guide

  • May 5, 1957
    May 5, 1957
    Episode 7
    Bob Hope's guests are Shelley Winters, George Jessel, singer Sonny James and Dr. Cary Middlecoff. Les Brown conducts the Orchestra. Highlights: Sonny sings "First Date, First Kiss, First Love" & "Young Love". Shelley and Bob sing "I Dreamed". Bob stars in two comedy sketches and does his impression of Eddie Foy's "Sand Dance". George offers his version of Al Jolson's "Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye". Dr. Cary Middlecoff shows Bob what happens to his dental patients when he's off at a golf tournament.moreless
  • April 7, 1957
    April 7, 1957
    Episode 6

    Bob Hope's guests are Frank Sinatra, 18-year-old Natalie Wood, Janis Paige, also appearing are Jack Kerwood, Peter Leeds, Eleanor Audley and Charley Cooley. The Les Brown conducts the Orchestra. Highlights: Hope & Sinatra play benched minor league ball players. Hope & Paige masquerade as millionaires. Frank Sinatra sings "The Lady is a Tramp".

  • March 10, 1957
    March 10, 1957
    Episode 5
    Bob Hope's guests are Wally Cox, Rosemary Clooney and Lana Turner. Gordon Jenkins conducts the Orchestra. Highlights: Bob plays agent Fabian Connover who is searching for talent, while Wally Cox plays a yodeler, Melvin Pretzel looking for an agent. Lana Turner plays a woman who marries for the second time believing her first husband is dead. Both Lana and her second husband Wally Cox are disagreeably surprised when first husband Bob Hope shows up, very much alive. Wally Cox spoofs Elvis with a vibrating Adam's Apple which is banned from TV for being too suggestive. Rosemary sings "Magoes" and "Wringle Wrangle". Bob and Lana perform a dance number to "Will You Still Be Mine?" Rosemary & Bob duet on "Ain't A-Hankerin'". Bob salutes the Seabees stationed at Port Hueneme California and will receives an award from the Seabees.moreless
  • January 25, 1957
    January 25, 1957
    Episode 4
    Bob Hoope's guests include singer Eddie Fisher, Betty Grable, her husband Harry James and the comedy team of (Dan) Rowan and (Dick) Martin. Also recurring Marilyn Maxwell. Highlights: Tab Hope (Bob) sells his soul to the devil (James) to become the newest movie star.
  • December 28, 1956
    December 28, 1956
    Episode 3
    USO Alaska Xmas Show Bob Hope's guests include Ginger Rogers, Desi Arnaz, Mickey Mantle, Jerry Colonna, Peggy King and Joan Rhodes. Highlights: Mickey Mantle plays a pampered spoiled private who has just been drafted, much to the chagrin of Commander Hope.
  • November 11, 1956
    November 11, 1956
    Episode 2

    Bob Hope's guests are actress/comedienne Joan Davis, singer Julie London, John Cameron Swayze and Perry Como. Cameos by Milton Berle and Steve Allen. Also Marilyn Maxwell and the Les Brown Orchestra. Highlights: A bankrupt queen attempts to wed a rich man. (Joan Davis & Bob Hope). General Hope rages a ratings war with the rival networks (Berle & Allen). In the October 21 1956 episode Bob states that he will be back on 11-18-1956. The probable date for this show is 11-18-1956.

  • October 21, 1956
    October 21, 1956
    Episode 1
    Bob Hope's guests are from the cast of "I Love Lucy": Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance and William Frawley. Also Don Larsen of the New York Yankees who pitched the only perfect game in World Series History is interviewed by Bob. Plus Cameo appearance by James Cagney and Diana Dors. Highlights: Bob Hope and Diana Dors perform "Married Life in England". A spoof of "I Love Lucy" in which Bob plays Ricky Ricardo and Desi plays Fred Mertz. Bob and Jimmy perform "Seven Little Foys" dance. Bob and Jimmy introduce 10 Deb stars.moreless