The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 22 Episode 12

December 14, 1969: The Jackson 5, Lainie Kazan, Wayne & Shuster

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 14, 1969 on CBS
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December 14, 1969: The Jackson 5, Lainie Kazan, Wayne & Shuster
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Music:
--The Jackson 5 perform "Stand," "I Wonder Who's Loving You Now" and "I Want You Back."
--Lainie Kazan sings "Have I Stayed Too Long At The Fair?"
--John Davidson sings "Something" & a medley ("Get Together" & "Games People Play").
--El Conquistador Strolling Violins (band from Puerto Rico) - instrumental song.
Comedy:
--Wayne & Shuster (comedy team) - parody TV commercials.
--Guy Marks - in a monologue, plays a patient complaining to his doctor.
--The Muppets - Big Bird dances with 6 bird watchers.
--Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - gets help from Ed with his Christmas list.
Also appearing:
--The Mecners (acrobatic act from Poland).
Audience bows: Diana Ross (appears directly after The Jackson 5's performance), LeeRoy Yarbrough (1969 NASCAR Champion driver), Etta Cortez (Vegas magazine editor), and Gig Young (actor).
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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

Host

Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

The Jackson 5

The Jackson 5

Themselves

Guest Star

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

Himself

Guest Star

John Davidson

John Davidson

Himself

Guest Star

Lainie Kazan

Lainie Kazan

Herself

Recurring Role

Wayne and Shuster

Wayne and Shuster

Themselves

Recurring Role

The Muppets

The Muppets

Themselves

Recurring Role

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