The Dinah Shore Chevy Show - Season 5

NBC (ended 1962)




Episode Guide

  • June 25, 1961
    June 25, 1961
    Episode 39
    Dinah welcomes Nanette Fabray and the Even Dozen. Dinah sings, "Sentimental Journey" and with the aid of film clips, reviews her past 10 years on TV.

    Dinah's reprise includes "It's De-Lovely", her first song on television; "Red Underwear" with Sally Ann Howes and a tramp routine with Yves Montand. Nanette sings, "Down by de Winegar Woiks", which she sang at her professional debut at the age of three, and "Papa, Won't You Dance With Me?". Together, Dinah and Nanette do a series of sketches about 'Telephone TV' of the future, and they sing "To Keep My Love Alive".

    Dance director Tony Charmoli and members of the Even Dozen are introduced for a production of "How High the Moon?".

    The finale is a repeat of "Sentimental Journey".moreless
  • June 18, 1961
    June 18, 1961
    Episode 38
    Hosted by George Gobel; guests include Maureen O'Hara, Audrey Meadows, The Wiere Brothers and Ray Anthony and his Bookends.

    1) Audrey Meadows teams up with Georgie for the comedy. One of their targets is the institution of Father's Day and Gobel gets the typical treatment from his loving spouse.

    2) Maureen O'Hara joins George for a vocal fling. The duet: "You Are My Sunshine". Maureen also joins George and Audrey for a spoof on a TV show called, "Princess For A Day".

    3) The Wiere Brothers provide additional drollery with a zany brew of "music" and gags.

    4) Ray Anthony and the Bookends round out the list of performers. The singing Bookends: Annita Ray and Diane Hall off "My Kind of Love" and "We've Got Rhythm".

    Axel Stordahl and his orchestra conduct.moreless
  • Gone Shopping
    Gone Shopping
    Episode 37
    Dinah welcomes Craig Stevens, Don Knotts, Lloyd Bridges and the Even Dozen.
  • Hello World
    Hello World
    Episode 36
    Hostess Janet Blair puts on her traveling shoes for an excursion to some exotic places.

    In Tahiti, the Otea troupe performs tribal dances. In Australia, the Horri Dargi Quartet sings to the accompaniment of an instrument called a wobble board. The Fiji Island Men's Chorus offers a medley of folk songs. Temple dancers in Bali demonstrate their art. A Virgin Island steel band plays for a Limbo dancer. And in Portugal, we see the Nazare folk dance group. In a stopover back in the States, Senor Wences does his ventriloquist act and the Swiss Trio Smeed adds a selection of Alpine songs and yodels.

    Janet's musical contribution to this filmed and taped hour includes, "Bon Jour", "Put On A Happy Face", "Come Closer", "Look to the Rainbow" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy".

    Tom Hanson is the choreographer and Paul Weston conducts the orchestra.moreless
  • May 28, 1961
    May 28, 1961
    Episode 35
    Dinah welcomes Dick Van Dyke, Laurence Harvey and Jackie and Roy. And the Paul Weston Orchestra.
  • May 21, 1961
    May 21, 1961
    Episode 34
    Hosted by Andy Williams; guests include Gogi Grant, Claudine Longet, Jonathan Winters his brothers, Don Williams, Bob Williams and Dick Williams. And Vic Schoen and his Orchestra.
  • May 14, 1961
    May 14, 1961
    Episode 33
    Dinah welcomes Carol Channing, Jack Jones, Red Norvo & His Group and The Norad Command Band.
  • Dude Ranch U.S.A.
    Dude Ranch U.S.A.
    Episode 32
    Hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans; guests include Walter Brennan, Helen Traubel, Dodie Stevens, Monty Montana, Jay Sisler and his Australian Shepherds and The Sons of the Pioneers. And The Paul Weston Orchestra.
  • April 30, 1961
    April 30, 1961
    Episode 31
    Dinah welcomes André Previn, Dorothy Loudon, Joey Bishop and the David Rose Orchestra.
  • Happiest Day
    Happiest Day
    Episode 30
    A musical play about a heavenly messenger who is sent down to Earth to deliver a "Commercial" in a world-wide television network. He says that people's lives can be free from worries about money and health, and announces that he'll prove his point by showing a day in the life of Kathy Hewitt.moreless
  • April 16, 1961
    April 16, 1961
    Episode 29
    Dinah welcomes guests James Garner, pianists Ferrante & Teicher, comedy duo of Davis & Reese, Even Dozen and Los Angeles Dodgers baseball coach Leo Durocher with team members Don Drysdale, Don Demeter, Larry Sherry, Duke Snider, Maury Wills, Gil Hodges, John Roseboro, Wally Moon and Johnny Podres.
  • April 9, 1961
    April 9, 1961
    Episode 28
    Dinah Shore welcomes guests Polly Bergen, Louis Nye, Al Hirt and His Group and the University of Michigan Glee Club.
  • April 2, 1961
    April 2, 1961
    Episode 27
    Hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, guests included Cliff Arquette (aka Charley Weaver), Eddy Arnold, Martin Milner, George Maharis, Cathie Taylor and The Limeliters. Paul Weston & his Orchestra conducts.
  • Brief Encounter
    Brief Encounter
    Episode 26
    This love story was changed to 1908 Boston and is the story of two star-crossed lovers.
  • March 19, 1961
    March 19, 1961
    Episode 25
    Hosted by Art Linkletter, guests included Vic Damone, Eddie Albert, Jane Wyatt, Pat Harrington, Jr. and The Little Angels.

  • O'Halloran's Luck
    O'Halloran's Luck
    Episode 24
    Tim O'Halloran sets sail for America, confident that the Luck of the Irish will help him on his road to love and fortune. His luck however, is in the custody of some leprechauns, an impulsive lot who feel that Irish luck should stay in Ireland.
  • March 5, 1961
    March 5, 1961
    Episode 23
    Dinah welcomes guests Shirley Jones, Jonathan Winters and Meredith Willson (composer of "The Music Man" and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown")

    Highlights: Dinah sings, "76 Trombones" Shirley sings, "Spanish Rose" Meredith sings, "Talking People" and "Trouble" Dinah & Meredith sings, "I Ain't Down Yet".
  • February 26, 1961
    February 26, 1961
    Episode 22
    Dinah welcomes guests James Garner, Al Hirt and Paul Anka.
  • February 19, 1961
    February 19, 1961
    Episode 21
    Hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, guests include Ken Boen, Pete Logan, The Sons of the Pioneers and Trigger, Jr.
  • Autumn Crocus
    Autumn Crocus
    Episode 20
    An aging schoolmistress discovers her Prince Charming is a happily married man.
  • February 5, 1961
    February 5, 1961
    Episode 19
    Dinah welcomes guests Ingemar Johansson, The Swe-Danes, Dirch Passer, Preben Uglebjerg, Kirsten Simone, Henning Kronstam and The Tivoli Boys Band.
  • January 29, 1961
    January 29, 1961
    Episode 18
    Dinah welcomes guests Tony Bennett, Harpo Marx, George Shearing, Louis Armstrong and Kay Starr who sings, "Swingin' at the Summit".
  • January 22, 1961
    January 22, 1961
    Episode 17
    Dinah welcomes guests Charles Laughton, Bob Newhart and Miyoshi Umeki.

    Highlights: Bob does routine or two from his album "The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back" and Laughton joins Dinah for a pantomime entitled, "The Painter and His Subject". Everybody sings, and gets together for a parody of exotic adventure shows on TV with Dinah portraying the sultry heroine, Laughton the beachcomber, Miyoshi a visitor and Newhart the correspondent-narrator.moreless
  • The Aquarodeo Show II
    Hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans guests include Bubbles, Bimbo and Buttons (three trained whales). The annual Aquarodeo from Marineland of the Pacific.

    Roy & Dale sing, "By the Sea", "Be A Clown" and "Paddlin' Madeline Home". Dale & the Aquamermaids perform, "East of the Sun".
  • January 8, 1961
    January 8, 1961
    Episode 15
    Dinah welcoms guests Fabian, Wayne & Schuster, Dorothy Loudon and Al Hirt & His Orchestra.
  • January 1, 1961
    January 1, 1961
    Episode 14
    Dinah welcomes guests Peggy Lee, George Gobel, Percy Faith and Frankie Avalon. The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra conducts.

    Highlights: Peggy and Avalon handle the vocals, with Avalon doubling on trumpet and doing a little hoofing as well. Lonesome George does a segment from his night-club routine. There’ll be no transition dialog tonight: the singers and dancers under musical director Harry Zimmerman and choreographer Tom Hansen performing the transition chores. Dinah and Peggy sing, "I Got Rhythm" and "Fever".moreless
  • December 25, 1960
    December 25, 1960
    Episode 13
    Dinah Shore welcomes guests Yukiji Asaoka, the Yamakawa Sisters, Kabuki Dancers, Komo Zura, Tony Toyoda, Mitsumi Maki, Tony Charmoli and the Three Ohmori Brothers.

    Musical Highlights:
    Dinah Shore - "Night After Christmas."
    Yukiji Asaoka sings "My Secret."
    Dinah Shore and Yukiji Asaoka sing "I'd Like to Know More About You."
    The Yamakawa Sisters (musicians playing the three-stringed Samisen) do a Samisen duet.
    The Ohmari Brothers (tap dancers) - "Toyko Today."
    Tony Toyoda and Matsumi Maki (singers) - "Blues"
    Kaici Namba (acrobat) and the Kotetsu Jugglers perform a Kabuki Warrior Dance.
    Dinah joins her guests for "Dance of the Kyoto Dolls" and "Sayonara."moreless
  • Home For Christmas
    Home For Christmas
    Episode 12
    Hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans & Trigger, guests include Roy & Dale's children & grandchildren also join in the festivities. Also actor Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Gale Storm, The King Sisters, The Sons of the Pioneers and the Paul Weston and Orchestra.


    Dale Evans sings "Home For Christmas" & "Fat Man With the Big White Beard" and "One Little Candle". Roy sings, "Christmas on the Plains" Gale Storm sings, "Winter Warm" Dale & Gale sing, "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo" The Sons of the Pioneers perform, "Saddle Up" And Roy & Dale sing "Happy Birthday, Gentle Savior". Also some filmed excerpts of the Hollywood "Santa Claus Lane" parade are shown for the children.moreless
  • Blues & All That Jazz
    They're swinging at Dinah's tonight. On hand to keep the music jumping: Ella Fitzgerald, Andy Williams, mambo man Perez Prado and the Al Hirt Jazz Sextet, The Even Dozen and the Harry Zimmerman orchestra.

    Musical highlights: Dinah Shore sings, "Night Train" Ella Fitzgerald & Andy Williams sing, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" Al Hirt Sextet perform "Piano Roll Blues" Andy Williams sings, "South Rampart Street Parade" Dinah & Andy & Al Hirt Sextet perform, "Nothin' But the Blues" The Even Dozen perform "Jazz On Point" Dinah Shore & Ella Fitzgerald duet on a "Blues Medley". Perez Prado performs, "Mambo Jambo" And All join in with "When the Saints Come Marching In".moreless
  • December 4, 1960
    December 4, 1960
    Episode 10
    Dinah Shore welcomes guests Charles Boyer, Victor Feldman Combo and The Opera Comique Ballet.
  • Arabian Nights
    Arabian Nights
    Episode 9
    Curiousity in a curio shop. Janet Blair rubs a genuine imitation Aladdin’s lamp. Abracadabra, a genie appears! This genie, a mixed-up type, not only thinks he’s 15 feet tall, but mistakes poor Janet for Scheherazade. He whisks her by rug back to the Bagdad marketplace and his master, Ali Baba. John Vivyan, who was TV’s Mr. Lucky, plays Sinbad the Sailor in this hour-long taped musical. Louis Nye, Steve Allen’s old cohort, is the genie and John Hoyt is Ali Baba.

    Highlights: Arabian Mwaaah, Janet Blair Genie with the Light Brown Rug, Janet Blair & Louis Nye Wine, Women and Song, John Vivyan & John Hoyt Jazz in a Harem, Janet Blair ’Till Tomorrow, Janet Blair & John Vivyan Wrong Note Rag, Janet Blair, John Vivyan, John Hoyt.moreless
  • November 20, 1960
    November 20, 1960
    Episode 8
    Dinah welcomes guests Art Carney, Patti Page and The Four Little Angels.
  • November 13, 1960
    November 13, 1960
    Episode 7
    Western show hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, guests include Jimmy Murphy and his Roman Horses. The Sons of Pioneers and Glen Randall's Chariot Horses.
  • November 6, 1960
    November 6, 1960
    Episode 6
    Dinah welcomes guests Alfonso de la Morena Vicente Escudero, Deolinda Rodriguez, Pacho de Ronda, the Nazare Folklore Dancers and the Coimbra University Chorus.
  • Ghosts, Goblins & Kids
    A children show hosted by Jay North, Angela Cartwright and Teddy Rooney. Guests include Cherylene Lee, Teagarden Trampoline Acrobats, the Dolores Black Dancers, Ann Nauseda, Joey Alfi and Mike Robertson. Angela Cartwright sings, "I Enjoy Being A Girl".
  • October 23, 1960
    October 23, 1960
    Episode 4
    Dinah welcomes Jonathan Winters and The Marquis Chimps.
  • October 16, 1960
    October 16, 1960
    Episode 3
    Hosted by Art Linkletter, guests include Chuck Connors, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Jimmie Rodgers, Alan Young and Betty Garrett.
  • October 9, 1960
    October 9, 1960
    Episode 2
    Dinah welcomes Red Skelton, Nat King Cole and Tuesday Weld. Dinah & Nat sing, "Feel So Low Down And Sad" and "Everytime I Have The Spirit".
  • October 2, 1960
    October 2, 1960
    Episode 1
    Hosted by Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, guests include Walter Brennan, Molly Bee and The Brothers Four.