The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 16

January 3, 1971: O.C. Smith, Rodney Dangerfield, Sergio Franchi, Lana Cantrell, Jim Bailey

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jan 03, 1971 on CBS
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January 3, 1971: O.C. Smith, Rodney Dangerfield, Sergio Franchi, Lana Cantrell, Jim Bailey
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Music:
--O.C. Smith sings "What the World Needs Now" and a medley ("Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" & "Little Green Apples").
--Sergio Franchi sings a medley of "All of My Life," "Mi Cuando" (in Italian) and "Jean."
--Lana Cantrell sings "Reach Out & Touch Somebody's Hand" and "Being Alive."
--Jim Bailey (female impersonator, as Peggy Lee) - sings "Why Don't You Do Right," "Manana" and "Fever."
--Jim Baily (as himself) sings "My Life" & "My Way."
Comedy:
--Rodney Dangerfield (comedian) - tells jokes about his wife and kids.
--John Byner (comedian-impressionist) - appears in two segments.
Dance Troupe:
--The Bayanihan Philippine Dancers (traditional music and dances) - appear in two segments.
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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)

O.C. Smith

O.C. Smith

Himself

Guest Star

Lana Cantrell

Lana Cantrell

scheduled guest

Guest Star

John Byner

John Byner

scheduled guest

Guest Star

Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield

scheduled guest

Recurring Role

Sergio Franchi

Sergio Franchi

scheduled guest

Recurring Role

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