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The Dean Martin Show - Season 8

NBC (ended 1974)



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Episode Guide

  • William Conrad / Nancy Sinatra

    Dean Martin, Dom DeLuise, Nipsey Russell: "Somebody Stole My Gal"
    Dean Martin & Nancy Sinatra: Medley of "Happy" songs
    William Conrad: Medley of Anthony Newley songs
    The Dingaling Sisters: "Love is Surrender"
    Dean Martin & Nancy Sinatra: "Where Or When"
    Dean Martin & William Conrad: Medley of songs about Girls
    Dean Martin & Cast: "At The Movies" Finale pays tribute to the MGM musical Easter Parade (1948)

    --A sketch spoofing movie courtroom scenes.
    --Barbershop Sketch - the barbershop gang discusses psychiatry.

  • Peter Sellers / Phyllis McGuire

    Dean Martin & The Dingaling Sisters: "I Can't Give You Anything But Love."

    Dean Martin & Phyllis McGuire: "This Could Be The Start Of Something Big."

    The Dingaling Sisters: Club Dingaling Intro.

    Dean Martin: "Just Say I Love You."

    Dean Martin & Cast: "At The Movies" Finale pays tribute to the 1944 MGM musical Meet Me in St. Louis starring Judy Garland.


    Peter Sellers plays a nutritionist who has some strange ideas about good nutrition.

    Sellers also appears as a detective who's searching for a Cat Burglar that actually steals cats.
  • Martin Milner / Anna Moffo / Lonnie Shorr
    --Dean Martin - "She’s A Little Bit Country”
    --Dean Martin, Anna Moffo and Martin Milner perform an Italian medley
    --The Ding-a-Lings - “The Physician”
    --Finale: Dean Martin and cast salute "Lovely to Look At," a 1952 MGM film which starred Red Skelton, Ann Miller, Howard Keel, and Marge and Gower Champion.
    --Sketches cover topics such as muggers and sexy fashions.
    Also appearing:
    --Lonnie Shorrmoreless
  • Jimmy Stewart / Frank Sinatra Jr.
    --Dean Martin - “The Glory of Love”
    --Dean Martin and Jimmy Stewart - “Alexander’s Ragtime Band”
    --Frank Sinatra Jr. - “A Horse with No Name”
    --The Ding-a-Lings - “Beautiful”
    --Finale: Dean Martin and cast salute "Pal Joey," Columbia studio's 1957 classic starring Frank Sinatra and Rita Hayworth.
    --Jimmy Stewart and Dean Martin file an embarassing police report: They were robbed by a gang of nudists.
    --Barbershop Sketch - Jimmy and Dean join the barbershop gang for a discussion of housing problems.moreless
  • Joseph Campanella / Ruth Buzzi / Gail Martin
    --Dean Martin - “Pardon”
    --Dean Martin, Ruth Buzzi and Joe Campanella - “Too Marvelous for Words”
    --Finale: Dean Martin and cast salute “Best Foot Forward," a 1943 MGM film starring June Allyson, Lucille Ball, Gloria DeHaven, Harry James, William Gaxton and Nancy Walker.
    --Ruth Buzzi, as her Laugh-In character Gladys Ormphby, accuses Dean Martin of attacking her in a dark alley.
    --Barbershop sketch - Joeseph Campanella joins the barbershop gang for a discussion of street crime.moreless
  • Jonathan Winters / Lisa Kirk
    --Dean Martin - “C’est Magnifique”
    --Dean Martin and Lisa Kirk - “I Wish I Were in Love Again”
    --The Ding-a-Lings - “Use Me”
    --Finale: Dean Martin and cast do a tribute to “Silk Stockings," the 1957 MGM classic starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Peter Lorre, Jules Munshin and Janis Paige.
    --Jonathan Winters does some of his trademark improvisational comedy. In sketches he plays a gas station attendant and an uptight farmer who pulls his daughter out of a chorus line.moreless
  • Ginger Rogers / Norm Crosby / Leonard Barr

    -- Dean Martin - "Just in Time"
    -- Ginger Rogers - "Hey, Look Me Over"
    -- The Dingalings - "Good Vibrations"
    -- Dean Martin & The Dingalings: Medley: "It's Only A Paper Moon" / "I Believe In You"
    -- Movies Finale pays musical tribute to: "Deep in My Heart," a 1954 MGM film which starred Rosemary Clooney, Jose Ferrer, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller and Jane Powell.

    --Dean Martin and Ginger Rogers play an airline pilot husband and his flight attendant wife who bring their work home.
    --Norm Crosby and Leonard Barr do comedy monologues covering topics such as gambling and apathy.

  • William Conrad / Lonnie Shorr

    -- Dean Martin - "Where or When"
    -- William Conrad: "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
    -- The Dingalings - "Reflections"
    -- Dean Martin & The Dingalings: Medley: "Nice Work If You Can Get It" / "These Foolish Things"
    -- Movies Finale pays tribute to: "Kismet," the 1955 MGM musical starring Howard Keel, Ann Blyth, and Vic Damone.

    --Barbershop sketch with a discussion of polygamy.
    --"The Cheating Game" takes a look at how a TV game show host confronts his cheating wife.

  • Richard Roundtree / Bobby Goldsboro / Jackie Vernon / Steve Landesberg
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings: "When The Red Red Robin Comes Bob-Bob-Bobbin' Along" (opening song).
    Bobby Goldsboro: "California Wine."
    Dean Martin and Bobby Goldsboro: "The Straight Life" and "Honey."
    Richard Roundtree and The Dingalings: "Shaft."
    Dean Martin: "For the Good Times."
    Movies Finale pays tribute to "Good News," a 1947 MGM musical that starred June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Joan McCracken and Patricia Marshall.

    --Richard Roundtree jokes about romantic scenes from his movies.
    --Steve Landesberg does a stand-up comedy routine about psychiatrists.moreless
  • Ruth Buzzi / Lonnie Shorr / Laurie Ichino
    --Dean Martin - “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”
    --Ruth Buzzi - “Just One of Those Things”
    --Laurie Ichino - “Life Upon the Wicked Stage”
    --A musical sketch with Ruth Buzzi and Dean Martin as a divorced couple dividing up their property.
    --Plus, a salute to the 1935 MGM musical “Naughty Marietta” which starred Nelson Eddy and Jeanette McDonald.moreless
  • Joey Bishop / Petula Clark

    -- Dean Martin & Petula Clark: "Exactly Like You"
    -- The Dingalings: "Got to Get You into My Life"
    -- Dean Martin & The Dingalings: Medley: "All The Way" / "Always True To You (In My Fashion)"
    -- Petula Clark: "Baby, I'm Yours"
    -- Dean Martin & Petula Clark: "Togetherness" medley: "Together" / "You Were Meant For Me" / "It Had To Be You" / "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" / "If This Isn't Love"
    -- Dean Martin: "Tips of My Fingers"
    -- Movies Finale pays musical tribute to Annie Get Your Gun," the 1950 MGM musical starring Betty Hutton and Howard Keel.

    Comedy sketches:
    -- At a singles bar, "liberated" women try to pick up Joey Bishop and Dean Martin.
    -- A couple discovers that the picturesque church they chose for their wedding is actually for nudists.

  • Steve Lawrence / Dick Martin

    -- Dean Martin, Steve Lawrence & Dick Martin: "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams"
    -- The Dingalings: "I Am Woman"
    -- Dean Martin & The Dingalings: Medley: "Ain't Misbehavin'" / "Nice 'n' Easy"
    -- Steve Lawrence: "More"
    -- Dean Martin & Steve Lawrence: "Love" medley: "You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You" / "Almost Like Being In Love" / "Taking A Chance On Love"
    -- Dean Martin: "Young at Heart"
    -- Movies Finale pays musical tribute to "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," the 1948 movie starring Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Gene Kelly, Betty Garrett and Jules Munshin

    --A bigamy trial with seven women all claiming to be Dean's wife.

  • Bob Newhart / Steve Landesberg
    --Dean Martin - “It Just Happened That Way”
    --Dean Martin, Bob Newhart and the Ding-a-Lings - “Pennies from Heaven”
    --Finale: Dean Martin and guests salute "The Jolson Story," with film clips from the 1946 movie starring Larry Parks and Evelyn Keyes.
    --Bob Newhart and Dean Martin are tracing the source of an obscene phone call.
    --At the license bureau, a man has to take an unusual test before they'll issue a marriage license.moreless
  • Gene Kelly / Steve Landesberg
    --Dean Martin - “Welcome to My World”
    --Dean Martin and Gene Kelly - “There’s A Rainbow Round My Shoulder" and a "Girls" medley
    --Finale: Dean Martin and cast salute “Anchors Aweigh," the 1953 MGM musical which starred Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.
    Also appearing:
    The Golddiggers
    --In a "Make Love, Not War" sketch, Gene Kelly and Dean Martin play officers bombarded by chocolate-filled artillery shells.
    --A barbershop sketch covering the topic of Fidelity.moreless
  • Ernest Borgnine / O.C. Smith
    --O. C. Smith - “On a Clear Day”
    --Dean Martin - “Born to Lose”
    --Dean Martin and The Golddiggers - “I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing”
    --Dean Martin and cast - "For Me and My Gal” finale.
    Please see "Recap" for comedy sketches.
  • Lynn Anderson / Glenn Ford / Dom DeLuise
    Musical numbers:
    Dean Martin and The Golddiggers – "Marshmallow World."
    Dean Martin and The Golddiggers – Medley consisting of snippets of many songs, and ending in a big finish with "Style."
    Lynn Anderson – "Fool Me."
    Dean Martin and Lynn Anderson – Medley: "This Old House" and "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To."
    Dean Martin – "I'll Be Home For Christmas."
    Movies Finale pays musical tribute to "Till The Clouds Roll By" (1947).

    Dom DeLuise and Lynn Anderson play a bickering Mr. and Mrs. Claus. After spending the night on the town, Santa comes home to his angry wife.moreless
  • Glen Campbell
    Glen Campbell
    Episode 12

    -- Dean Martin & Glen Campbell: "Let the Good Times In"
    -- Glen Campbell: "One Last Time"
    -- Dean Martin & Glen Campbell: Medley of traveling songs: "Breezin' Along With The Breeze" / "King Of The Road" / "Bumming Around" / "Wahoo"
    -- The Dingalings: "I Am Woman"
    -- Dean Martin: "Always"
    -- Movies Finale pays musical tribute to"On the Town," a 1949 musical starring Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, and others.

    --Dean Martin and Glen Campbell's golf game comes to a halt when one of the golf balls lands on the naval of a female sun bather.

  • Carol Channing / Mike Connors
    Musical numbers:
    Dean Martin and the Dingalings – "Almost Like Being In Love."
    Carol Channing – "Brand New Key."
    Dean Martin and the Dingalings – Medley: "The Sun Is Shining" and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows."
    Dean Martin – "On An Evening In Roma."
    The Dingalings – "Hands."
    Movies Finale pays musical tribute to "Show Boat" (1951)
    Comedy includes:
    Carol Channing and Dean Martin in a sketch about a plant psychiatrist.moreless
  • Steve Lawrence / Charles Nelson Reilly / Rodney Dangerfield
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings: "I'm Sitting on Top of the World."
    Steve Lawrence: "I've Got to Be Me."
    Dean Martin and Steve Lawrence: Medley: "Swingin' Down The Lane," "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans," "The Birth of The Blues" and "It's A Good Day."
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings: Medley: "Buttons and Bows" and "Red River Valley."
    Dean Martin: "Arrivederci Roma."
    Movies Finale pays tribute to the 1944 MGM musical "The Ziegfeld Follies."
    Comedy includes:
    A sketch predicting what marriage will be like in the year 2000.
    Also appearing:
    --Rodney Dangerfield
    --Charles Nelson Reilly
    --Don DeLuise
    --Nipsey Russell
    --Kay Medfordmoreless
  • Jack Benny / Lynn Anderson
    Musical Numbers:

    Dean Martin & The Dingaling Sisters" "Then I'll Be Happy" Lynn Anderson: "Stand By Your Man"

    Dean Martin & Lynn Anderson: Flowers Medley: "April Showers" / "Tiptoe Through The Tulips" / "Sweet Violets" / "Sweet and Lovely" / "(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden"

    Dean Martin & Kitty (Joy Hawkins): "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?"

    Dean & Kitty at The Piano

    Dean Martin : "Non Dimenticar"

    The Dingaling Sisters: "The Laziest Gal In Town"

    Dean Martin & The Dingaling Sisters: Medley: "Love Is Just Around The Corner" / "My Ideal"

    Dean Martin and Jack Benny hold a sing-off, each with their own set of Dingaling Sisters, performing: "Mr. Wonderful", "Why Don't We Do This More Often?", "Anything You Can Do", and "You"

    Dean Martin & Cast: "At The Movies" Finale pays tribute to the MGM musical Word and Music (1948)


    Jack Benny appears in a barbershop sketch involving sex education.
  • Dennis Hopper / Charley Pride / Charles Nelson Reilly / Leonard Barr
    --Dean Martin - “Try a Little Tenderness”
    --Charley Pride performs a medley of Hank Williams songs including "Your Cheatin’ Heart,” “Hey Good Lookin’,” “Jambalaya" and “I Can’t Help It”
    --Dean Martin and cast -"Singing in the Rain” finale, which includes scenes from the 1952 MGM classic "Singing in the Rain."
    Also appearing:
    --Dennis Hopper
    --Charles Nelson Reilly
    --Leonard Barrmoreless
  • Danny Thomas / Charo

    Dean Martin and The Dingalings: "Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina."

    The Dingalings: "How'd You Like A Pussycat?" (Club Dingaling intro to Rodney Dangerfield).

    Dean, Danny Thomas & Charo: Medley: "A-You're Adorable," "Harrigan," "Massachusetts," "Hernando's Hideaway," "The Rain In Spain" and "Toot Toot Tootsie."

    Dean Martin and The Dingalings: Medley: "Somebody Loves Me" and "(I Love You) Don't You Forget It."

    Dean Martin: "As Time Goes By."

    The Movies Finale pays musical tribute to the 1953 MGM film "The Band Wagon."


    Dean and Danny play doctors educated at the not-very-prestigious Burbank U. Their patient: The Dean Martin Show's long-time Musical Director, Lee Hale, making a very rare on-camera appearance.

    On their way to Las Vegas, Danny Thomas, Dean Martin and Dom DeLuise find themselves lost in the desert.moreless
  • Olivia Newton-John / William Conrad
    Musical Numbers:
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings – Medley: "Is It True What They Say About Dixie?" and "Dixieland."
    The Dingalings - "Hoedown."
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings - Medley: "Mountain Greenery" and "Home On The Range."
    Dean Martin – "Cryin' Time."
    Olivia Newton-John – "If."
    Dean Martin and Olivia Newton-John – Medley: "Just A Little Lovin'" and "True Love."
    Movies Finale pays musical tribute to "Rose Marie" (1936).

    Also appearing:
    --William Conrad (of TV's "Cannon")
    Comedy includes:
    Tarzan and Jane visit a marriage counselor.moreless
  • Anne Murray / Hugh O’Brian / Monty Hall
    Anne Murray
    Hugh O’Brian
    Monty Hall
  • Joey Bishop / Karen Black
    --Dean Martin - "I Don’t Know What I’m Doing”
    --Dean Martin and The Ding-a-Lings - medley: “It’s All Right with Me" and “Once In a While”
    --The Ding-a-Lings - ”I Believe in Music" and “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans”
    Finale: A tribute to the movie "Three Little Words."
    --A planet is looking for one husband for its ten-thousand women.
    --A thrifty housewife can't resist a bargain, even when it's a discount on a sex-change operation.moreless
  • Fess Parker / Eve Arden / Lynn Anderson

    Dean Martin and The Dingalings – "All Of Me."
    The Dingalings – "I Want To Be Happy."
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings – Medley: "Memories Are Made Of This" and "It's Easy To Remember."
    Dean Martin and Kitty – "Cuddle Up A Little Closer."
    Dean Martin – "Turn The World Around"

    Movies Finale pays musical tribute to "Girl Crazy" (1943).

    --Wife swapping...in a harum.
    --Earning extra trousseau money through moonlighting.

  • Barbara Feldon / Lloyd Bridges / Anna Moffo
    Dean Martin - “The Small Exception of Me.”
    Anna Moffo - “Je veux vivre dans ce reve” (from Gounod’s “Romeo et Juliette”).
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings – "If I Could Be With You" (opening number)
    The Dingalings – "That Old Black Magic."
    Dean Martin and The Dingalings – Medley: "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter" and "I Cried For You."
    Dean Martin and Kitty – "Let's Fall In Love."
    Dean Martin, Anna Moffo and Lloyd Bridges – Medley: "By The Time I Get To Phoenix," "I Feel The Earth Move," "Proud Mary," "Little Green Apples" and "Close To You."
    The Movies Finale pays musical tribute to "Gigi."

    Comedy sketches:
    --A couple is celebrating their 180th anniversary.
    --An operatic take on commercials.

    In the concluding segment, Dean kicks off his weekly tongue-in-cheek college poll, with the help of University of Minnesota coed Colleen Camp, who would later go on to become an actress appearing in a number of big box office films, including "Apocalypse Now".moreless
  • Gene Kelly / Gilbert O'Sullivan / Steve Landesberg
    Musical Numbers:

    Dean Martin, Gene Kelly & The Dingaing Sisters: "When You're Smiling" / "I Want To Be Happy."

    Dean Martin & Kitty (Joy Hawkins): "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To."

    The Dingaling Sisters: Club Dingaling Intro

    Gilbert O'Sullivan: "Alone Again (Naturally)."

    Dean Martin & Gilbert O'Sullivan: "Gentle On My Mind."

    Gene Kelly recreates his song-and-dance performance of "Singin' In The Rain" from the MGM movie musical of the same title.

    Dean Martin & The Dingaling Sisters: Medley: "L-O-V-E" / "I Love The Way You Do Your Thing"

    Dean Martin: "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head."

    The Dingaling Sisters: "Four Of A Kind."

    Dean Martin & Cast: "At The Movies" Finale pays tribute to the MGM musical An American in Paris (1951).

    Series regulars:
    Rodney Dangerfield.
    Dom DeLuise.
    Nipsey Russell.
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