The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 25

March 28, 1971: Final Sullivan Show - Melanie, David Frye, Joey Adams

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Mar 28, 1971 on CBS
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March 28, 1971: Final Sullivan Show - Melanie, David Frye, Joey Adams
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Music:
--Melanie (folk singer) - "Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma," "Alexander Beetle" and "Ruby Tuesday."
--Tony Sandler & Ralph Young (singers) - medley of "Rain" songs.
--Danny Davis & the Nashville Brass perform "I Saw the Light," "I Can't Stop Loving You" and "Down Yonder."
--Joanna Simon (mezzo-soprano) - "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice" (aria from "Samson & Delila").
Comedy:
--David Frye (impressionist) - does impressions of Richard Nixon and others.
--Joey Adams (comedian) - routine with Ed
--Norman Wisdom and Tony Fane (correct last name?) - comedians doing Wallpaper routine.
--Lennie Schultz (comedian) - 'The Chicken Heavyweight Championship" routine.
--Vic Perry (sleight-of-hand artist) - 'Pick Pocket' routine
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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

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    Announcer (1949-1964)

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      • On Sunday June 6, 1971 "THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW" aka "THE TOAST OF THE TOWN" is cancelled on CBS-TV after 24 Seasons and in 1980-1981, 1992-1993, 1996-1998 & 2002-2004 Syndicated & PBS-TV Broadcasts the Best of "THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW" for 1/2 Hour Purposes.

      • This episode (28-Mar-71) was the final new Ed Sullivan show. CBS aired Ed Sullivan reruns from 11-Apr-71 until 6-Jun-71.
        04-Apr-71 - Sullivan was pre-empted for the Nancy Sinatra special "Ed Sullivan Presents Movin' with Nancy on Stage."
        11-Apr-71 - repeat from 11-Apr-71 (U.N. 25th Anniversary)
        18-Apr-71 - unknown
        25-Apr-71 - repeat from 01-Nov-71 (Bobbie Gentry, Roy Clark)
        02-May-71 - repeat from 27-Sep-70 (Bobby Vinton, Holiday on Ice)
        09-May-71 - repeat from 07-Mar-71
        16-May-71 - repeat from 21-Mar-71
        23-May-71 - unknown
        30-May-71 - Sullivan pre-empted for a Jack Jones special.
        06-Jun-71 - final repeat, from 7-Feb-71
        13-Jun-71 - "The Ed Sullivan Show" was replaced by Sunday Night Movies.

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