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Bud Abbott and Lou Costello return to host another chaotic episode. Their guests include: swashbuckler Errol Flynn; Rhonda Fleming; actor Bruce Cabot; A&C stalwarts Sid Fields and Joe Kirk; The Pied Pipers; Al Goodman and his Orchestra; and a cameo by George Raft.
Cabot offers the boysjobs onFleming's ranch. On the way, they encounter Flynn who goes berserk in the c"Niagra Falls" vaudeville routine ("Slowly I turn, step by step..."). Lou attempts to milk a cow, and in an "initiation" bit, he and Bud get the giggles and start spitting spitting milk at each other.As a sheriff, Lou battles bad guy Flynn.
Rhonda Fleming performs "Don't Blame Me" and "I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy."
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host the season finale. Guests include: Cast includes; Byron Kane; Mary Ellen Kaye; Paul Power; and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra.
M&L perform songs including "That's Entertainment". And from their forthcoming film Living It Up, "Every Street's a Boulevard" and "Money Burns a Hole in my Pocket". Jerry's a hotel bellhop who won't leave Dean and his bride alone on their honeymoon night;Â he destroys an expensive fur and tosses the groom out the window.Â At a lonely heart's club meeting, nerdy Jerry is the newest member.Â
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host this week's show. Their guests include: Dick Humphreys;Â Gretchen Houser; The Treniers; Robert Carson; Henry Slate; Frances Farwell, Helen Eby-Rock; John Harmon; Bobby Fain; Charles Williams; and announcer Hal Sawyer.
The boys mark their 8th anniversary as a comedy team on this show. They first meet in an Atlantic City nightclub where Jerry's arrival causes chaos and gets them both firedÂ from their jobs waiter and busboy.Â They next meet at a music store where they're fired after destroying the store.Â Â That's when theyÂ decide to team up as a show biz act.Â In the close, they dance with the Treniers.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host this episode. Their guests include: comic actor Franklin Pangborn; tap dancers The Four Step Brothers; singer Micki Marlow; Wick, Bird and Kaylick; and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra.
Dean attempts to sing "Melancholy Baby" despite interruptions by Jerry's "brother," the car attendant. Backstage, Jerry abuses the show's sponsors with their own products. Dean and Jerry do "We Belong Together" with lyrics by Sammy Cahn. A sick Dean is supposed to get bed rest, but that's impossible with nurse maid Jerrytrying to kill fly in the room.Marlow performs "St. Louis Blues" and "Don't Go, Don't Go, Don't Go". M&L dance with The Four Step Brothers.
Gene Wesson hosts this episode and his guests are: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (making his first appearance after a long illness); singer/comic Keefe Braselle; skater Sonja Henie; withCarolyn Jones, Will J. White,Joyce Jameson, Norman Abbott, Michael Ross, Glen Stangle, the Jud Conlon Singers and announcer Hal Sawyer. Henie skates, Wesson and Braselle try to top each other with impressions, a sketch about a mob-run coffee shop, and A&C go to the Universal prop room and encounter Frankenstein's monster and theCreature from the Black Lagoon.moreless
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host this week's show from New York City. Their guests include: tap dancers The Four Step Brothers; Danny Arnold;Â cameos by Tony Curtis and wife Janet Leigh; announcer Don Pardo; and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra.
Dean and Jerry are upstaged in the opening by Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh who refuse to leave the stage.Â Jerry's aÂ disruptive nine-year-old irritating his father and a cop at the arcade.Â Dean's the airplane pilot and Jerry's the new steward causing problems for passengers and crew.Â Jerry plugs the next issue of TV Guide with Martin and Lewis on the cover.Â Patti sings "My Daddy, My Hero, My Love" and a duet with Jerry.Â In the close, the boys dance with the Step Brothers.
Eddie Cantor hosts.His guests include: actress Adele Jergens; actor Robert Clary (Cantor's son-in-law); actor Jimmy Dobson; actress Shirley Mitchell; comic actress Doris Singleton; young dancer Sharon Baird; Herman McCoy's UCLA Swing Choir; Kirk Douglas in a cameo; and Al Goodman and his Orchestra.
In the musical comedy "Cantor Goes To College," Eddie enrolls at UCLAas a freshman. He moves into the dorm and knocks out the football star who thinks his jar of sleeping pills is candy. At the malt shop, he learns French from student Robert Clary and dances with Sharon Baird.During the big Varsity Show, the UCLA Swing Choir sings "Lullaby of Broadway" and a tribute to George Gershin featuring Cantor in blackface.Eddie plays the Kirk Douglas role in a spoof of The Detective Story.
Eddie Cantor hosts this music intensive program. His guests include: Frank Sinatra; actor Brian Donlevy; singer Eddie Fisher; songwriter Harold Arlen; Connie Russell backed by the Debonaires; comic actress Joan Shawlee; songwriter Harold Arlen; and Al Goodman and his Orchestra.
Highlights include a take-off on TV westerns where all the characters speak in voice-overs and a salute to the songs of Harold Arlen. Maxi the Taxi picks up a woman he mistakes for an expectant mother. Harold Arlen joins the cast in a medley of his biggest songwriting hits.
Performers in this episode include: Tennessee Ernie Ford; singers Kitty Kallen and Phil Harris; jazz musician Dave Brubeck; and mantomime artist Harry Mimmo; and the Mazone Abbott Dancers.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello make their television debut hosting this episode. The boys' guests include: singer Evelyn Knight; actor/dancer Hal Le Roy; specialty act Paul Remos and his Toy Boys (dwarves in suitcases); Jimmy Ford Four; comedians Art and Mort Havel; Patricia Shea; Valerie de Cadenet; and Al Goodman and his Orchestra.
The boys do their "Hot dog and Mustard" routine.Â Hal Leroy daces as a sailor in the number "Liberty Pass."Â At aÂ carnival midway, Abbott fleeces Costello in their "Shell Game" routine.Â The Jimmy Ford Four, a lip sync comedy ,does "Cocktails for Two."Â Lou checks into Dr. Abbott's sanitarium for some rest; instead he's driven insane by a parade of lunatics.
Bobby Clark makes his final appearance as host in this episode based on the 1946 Broadway show Would-Be Gentleman in which he appeared. The cast includes Basil Rathbone, Sarah Churchill, Fran Warren, Walter Abel, Mary Boland, Danny Scholl, and Nelson Case.
Eddie Cantor is back as host as he spotlights new talent. His celebrity guests include singers Eddie Fisher (days before joining the Army) and Marion Colby. New performers:opera singer Evelyn Gould; a very young singer/dancer Joel Grey; actor and vocalist William Warfield; comics who lip sync to records Tony and Eddie; French classical violinistMiche'le Auclair; dancers (Phyllis) Gehrig and (Don) Weismuller.moreless
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis return as hosts. Their guests include: comic actor Franklin Pangborn; actor Duke Art Jr.; Birdie Brickerbrack; The Modernaires; and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra. Jerry disrupts Dean's opening song by playing the trumpet (badly).A movie studio executive and his entourage come to the boys' dressing room; Jerry proceeds to cover them in food and water.The two go to a store's toy department and destroy everything, includingsales clerk Franklin Pangborn. Jerrymugs to Leroy Anderson's "The Typewriter." The Modernaires sing "Crazy Man, Crazy" and Martin performs "Pretty Baby." Jerry presents Dean with a gold record for one million copies sold of "That's Amore."moreless
Bob Hope hosts this show and his guests include: singers Rosemary Clooney and Frankie Lane; Randy Merriman; and Bess Myerson.
In his stand-up, Bob entertains sailors on board ship with his topical one-liners. He also takes part in a sketch that parodies murder mysteries.
Musically, Laine sings 'Your Cheatin' Heart' and Clooney does 'Honey.'
And Bob works in a plug for his new movie, Here Come the Girls.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis are this week's hosts. Their guests include: Jerry's dad Danny Lewis; dancer Tommy Wonder and Margaret Banks; Colgate writer/performer Danny Arnold; actresses Gail Bonney, Evelyn Lovequist and Elizabeth Root; Peter Votrian; Harvey Dunn; Ruth Dazzo; Sarah Bacon; Linda Williams; and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra.Â
In comedy, Martin plays Leo Roacher, the nearsighted coach of New York Bruisers, with Lewis as the equally nearsighted Rookie of the Year.Â Window washer Jerry frightens away photographer Dean's models, so he'sÂ drafted toÂ pose in a milk ad. Â They'reÂ assaultedÂ by parents at a PTA meeting because their kids imitate Jerry and destroy things.Â Â In music, Dad Danny sings a song about his son, Jerry. Martin does "Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder" and "You Made Me Love You" (to a photo of Lewis). Tommy Wonder and Margaret Banks perform "The Organ Grinder Song."Â Jerry sings the praises of the crew, but goes berserk on them at the first technical mistake.
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis are the hosts: Their guests include: singer Kitty Kallen; dancers The Four Step Brothers; Colgate writer/actor Danny Arnold; Harvey Wheelwick;announcer Hal Sawyer.
Dean and Jerry disrupt a librarians' convention by talking loudly. Jerry tries to get a part in producer Dean's"Birdwheel Frolics of 1952" by joining a kids' singing act, a chorus line, and by playing Marlon Brando as The Continental. Dean and Kitty's duet of"Three Blind Mice" is ruined when Jerry joins in. The boys take a cruise ship that hits very, veryrough seas. The pair dances with the Step Brothers.
Rhonda Fleming and Gordon MacRae co-host this telecast from March Air Force Base in Riverside, Californiacommemorating the start of Armed Forces Week. Guests are: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (making their final Colgate appearance); dancers The Clark Brothers; singer Jana Mason; Carmen Dragon and his Orchestra; and a filmed appearance by President Eisenhower. Abbott is a sergeant dealing with hapless soldier Costello, the Singing Sergeants of the Air Force perform, the Thunderbirds fly, and in a live stunt, an F-100 travels from Tuscon, Arizona to March Air Force base during the show.moreless