The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 13

December 13, 1970: Ali MacGraw, Bobby Sherman, Hal Linden, Robby Benson, The New Seekers

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 13, 1970 on CBS

Episode Recap


Start of show
--Commercials for Norelco/Jade East
--The New Seekers - medley: "Look What They've Done to My Song," "Your Song," Baby Face" and "Beautiful People"
--Les Ballets Africains (troupe that performs traditional African dances) - "Dance of the Lion King"
--Commercials: (1) Alka-Seltzer (2) One-A-Day Vitamins
--Marilyn Michaels (comedian-singer) - sings "Swanee"
--Guy Marks (comedian) - stand-up routine about young love.
--Audience bow: Maurie Luxford
--Audience bow: Herbert Rainwater
--Commercials: (1) Swank Wallets (2) Norelco "Santa" Shavers
--Comedy bit with Ed Sullivan talking about the New York Giants. Man walking on stilts appears.
--Cast members from Broadway's "The Rothschilds" (including Hal Linden and Robby Benson) perform "Sons."
--Ali MacGraw (actress) reads poem from 1692 (while a montage from "Love Story" is shown).
--Audience bow: Howard Minsky
--Commercials: (1) Black Belt Cologne (2) Ex-Lax
--Robert Merrill sings the Arias from "Aida," "Carmen" and "La Traviata"
--Commercial: Tegrin medicated shampoo
--Bobby Sherman - "Going Home" & "Song of Joy" (Christmas songs)
--Commercials: (1) preview of next week's show with Art Carney and the Muppets (2) White Owl Cigars (3) Bacchus Cologne
--Closing credits (with footage of Bobby Sherman from earlier in show).