The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 20 Episode 24

February 18, 1968: Bobbie Gentry, Rodney Dangerfield, George Chakiris, Jane Powell

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Feb 18, 1968 on CBS
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February 18, 1968: Bobbie Gentry, Rodney Dangerfield, George Chakiris, Jane Powell
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Music:
--Bobbie Gentry - "Court Yard" and "Louisiana Man."
--Jane Powell sings "On A Wonderful Day Like Today" and "Beautiful Things."
--George Chakiris - "West Side Story" medley (with dancers)
--Paul Mauriat (pianist) - "Love Is Blue"
--Franco Corelli sings "Tu Lo Sai" (in Italian).
--The Victorians sing a medley (which includes "Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey?" and "Just Because").

Comedy:
--Rodney Dangerfield - does Santa Claus jokes.
--Will Jordan (comedian) - does impressions of various celebrities.
--Jim Henson's Muppets - do a routine titled "Business, Business."

Audience bows:
Cale Yarborough (race car driver), Gil Hodges (NY Mets manager), Tommy Steele (British actor), Anthony Rouse, Marion Lindstrom

Also on this episode?
--The Buckinghams - "Susan" & "What Is Love" (performance taped Jan. 21, 1968, possibly broadcast Feb. 18, 1968)

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