The Colgate Comedy Hour

Season 1 Episode 23


Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 11, 1951 on NBC
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Spike Jones makes his television debut in this program broadcast from Chicago. Singer Gale Robbins and acrobats Wayne Marlin Trio are the guests. The City Slickers include Laverne Pearson, Doodles Weaver, trumpeter George Rock, Sir Fredrick Gas, banjo player Freddy Morgan, guitarist Dick Morgan, juggler Bill King, dancer Lois Ray, drummer Joe Siracusa and violinist Dick Gardner.
Robbins is greeted by the song "I Love Gale Robbins". Bits include a take-off on "Be My Love". George Rock fronts the song "All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth". Sir Frederic Gas does "Chloe" and "My Heart Cries For You". Spike and "Slickers" rip through their classic versions of "Glow Worm", "The Poet and Peasant Overture" (Spike conducts with a toilet plunger), "Holiday for Strings" and "Cocktails for Two".moreless

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