The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 17 Episode 20

February 14, 1965: Dave Clark Five, Rowan & Martin, Steve Lawrence, Victor Borge

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 14, 1965 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Ed Sullivan opening title
--Announcers mention two of the sponsors.
--Ed Sullivan announces this week's guests.
Commercial: Lipton Tea.
--The Israeli Ballet - perform native folk dances.
Dan Rowan and Dick Martin - do a quiz show parody: "Name Your Racket (Bracket?)"
Commercial break.
Rowan & Martin - do a sketch on international spies.
--The Dave Clark Five - "Everybody Knows."
Topo Gigio (Italian mouse puppet) - tells Ed Sullivan about his first day at school.
Commercial Anacin.
--Steve Lawrence - "Hello, Dolly!" "People" & "Where Can I Go?"
Commercial: Kent Cigarettes (jingle: "Kent satisfies best")
--Victor Borge talks about a recent visit to the White House, compares the English language with his native Danish, and talks about his own creation, an "inflationary language" (in which Tuesday would become "Threesday," Wonderful becomes "Twoderful," etc.). Borge then plays the "Viennese Waltz" on piano.
Commercial: Pillsbury Turnover Pastries; Pillsbury Layered Biscuits.
--Dave Clark Five - "Anyway You Want It."
--John (balancing act from Denmark).
--The Mattison Trio (Spanish dancers) - "Malaguena."
Commercial: Kent Cigarettes - Ship captains and their crew are shown enjoying Kent cigarettes.
Ed announces next week's guests.
Closing credits (with scenes of The Israeli Ballet from earlier in show).
CBS filmed promo for the Dick Van Dyke Show, with Van Dyke talking about his series.