The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 12

December 6, 1970: The Grass Roots, Joey Heatherton, Scoey Mitchell, Pat Cooper

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 06, 1970 on CBS
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December 6, 1970: The Grass Roots, Joey Heatherton, Scoey Mitchell, Pat Cooper
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Music:
--The Grass Roots perform "Temptation Eyes" and a medley of hits ("I'd Wait A Million Years," "Midnight Confessions" and "Let's Live For Today").
--Bobbi Martin sings "For the Love of Him."
--The Three Degrees (female vocal trio) sing "I Do Take You" and, in a medley, imitate the Supremes and the Andrews Sisters.
--Lucecita Benitez (vocalist from Puerto Rico), with Candido (conga player from Cuba), performs "Todas Las Mananas" ("Every Morning").
--NFL Singers (aka The National Football League's Holiday Halftime) - 12 players, including Fred Dryer, sing "All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth."
Comedy:
--Pat Cooper - stand-up topics include child-rearing.
--Scoey Mitchell - stand-up jokes about race, dating, etc.
--Pat Cooper & Scoey Mitchell - play neighbors in a comedy sketch.
--The Veterans (comic tumblers from Sweden)
Also appearing:
--Peter Gennaro (dancer) - imitates Charlie Chaplin.
--Audience bows: Walter Kennedy, Eddie Belmonte, Pearl Harbor survivors.

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Bern Bennett

Bern Bennett

Announcer (1948-1949)

Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan

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Ralph Paul

Ralph Paul

Announcer (1959-61, 1964-71)

Art Hannes

Art Hannes

Announcer (1949-1964)

The Grass Roots

The Grass Roots

Themselves

Guest Star

Bobbi Martin

Bobbi Martin

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The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees

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Pat Cooper

Pat Cooper

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Recurring Role

Peter Gennaro

Peter Gennaro

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Scoey Mitchell

Scoey Mitchell

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Recurring Role

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