The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 18 Episode 38

June 5, 1966: The Beatles (on tape), Richard Pryor, Jack Benny, Robert Goulet, Charlotte Rae

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jun 05, 1966 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Opening of show, with dancers.
--Vincent Lopez & orchestra (Big Band music) - piano duet with orchestra (song possibly "Nola")
--Commercial: Rinso laundry detergent.
--Bobbe Norris sings "Silently."
--Audience bow: Bill Boland (jockey)
--Bobbe Norris and Robert Goulet sing "Two Sleepy People."
--Commercial: Remington Selectro electric shaver (in B&W)
--Charlotte Rae (comedian) - does a spoof of opera singers.
--Audience bows: Joseph Cheng & Mr. Cheng (scholarship winner with his father)
--Richard Pryor (comedian) - takes a look at slavery throughout history.
--Commercial: Lipton Ice Tea
--Jack Benny (comedian) - stand-up routine.
--Pepper Davis and Tony Reese (comedy duo) - routine includes tap dancing.
--Commercial: (1) Blue Bonnet margarine (2) Planters
--On tape: The Beatles perform "Rain" & "Paperback Writer" (segment begins with intro by the Beatles).
--Commercial: Anacin pain reliever (B&W ad)
--Robert Goulet (musical-comedy star) sings "Mame" and "Daydreamer."
--On film: U.S. Navy flyers "The Blue Angels" are shown performing air stunts.
--Totie Fields (comedian) - stand-up routine includes jokes about her own weight.
--Commercial: Newport Cigarettes
--Audience bows: Ken Rosewall (tennis champion) & Richard Taylor (horse trainer).
--Show closing: Ed's goodnight & closing credits.