The Bob Hope Show - Season 8

NBC (ended 1975)




Episode Guide

  • April 5, 1958
    April 5, 1958
    Episode 6
    Bob Hope takes his Easter Show to Russia at the height of the Cold War. Bob Hope takes American viewers behind the Iron Curtain in this groundbreaking special to introduce them to entertainment, Soviet style. Bob Hope introduces Russian comic David Raikin, violinist extraordinare David Oistrakh, renowned prima ballerina Galina Ulanova and the amazing clown, Oleg Popov from The Moscow Circus. Russia's own film stars are introduced, they are Skobtsova, Shigalova, and Cherednichenko. The exquisite beauty of Soviet Russian is captured in this cultural icon presentation by America's own legendary icon Bob Hope.moreless
  • January 18, 1958
    January 18, 1958
    Episode 3
    Far East Xmas USO Show Bob Hope's guests are Jayne Mansfield, Jerry Colonna, Hedda Hopper, Arthur Duncan, Mickey Hargitay, Erin O'Brien and Carol Jarvis. Highlights: During the Christmas season Bob Hope was traveling around the Pacific entertaining GI's.

    His troupe included glamor gal Jayne Mansfield, star of the films "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" and "Kiss Them For Me", songstress Erin O'Brien; comedian Jerry Colonna for years a radio sidekick of Hope's. Holly columnist Hedda Hopper, dancer Arthur Duncan and strongman Mickey Hargitay, fiance of Miss Mansfield who appeared in several films with her. Les Brown and his orchestra. The highlights of the tour which stopped at Hawaii, Korea, Okinawa and Japan.moreless
  • March 2, 1958
    March 2, 1958
    Episode 5
    Bob Hope's guests are Bing Crosby, Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner and Anita Ekberg.
  • November 24, 1957
    November 24, 1957
    Episode 2
    Bob Hope's guests are Rhonda Fleming, Danny Thomas, Sheree North, Jimmy Durante and Francis X. Bushman. A cameo appearance by Joan Caulfield. Also the Hollywood Deb Stars of 1957, Ruta Lee appears in the Deb Stars segment.
  • October 6, 1957
    October 6, 1957
    Episode 1
    USO Show in French Morocco. Bob Hope's guests are Ann Miller, Eddie Fisher, Marie MacDonald and Gary Crosby.
  • February 6, 1958
    February 6, 1958
    Episode 4
    Bob Hope's guests are Wally Cox, Dorothy Malone and singer Nick Todd. Also Les Brown and his Band of Renown. Highlights: Dorothy Malone who won the Academy Award as best supporting actress of 1956 for her performance in "Written on the Wind", turns to singing and also plays a psychiatrist in a sketch. Also appearing in sketches are Ray Ferrell, Alan Gifford and Doris Singleton.moreless