The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 30

May 18, 1969: The 5th Dimension, Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers, George Carlin

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 18, 1969 on CBS
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May 18, 1969: The 5th Dimension, Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers, George Carlin
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Music:
--The 5th Dimension - "Up Up & Away," "Working on a Groovy Thing," and "Aquarius"/"Let the Sun Shine In."
--Liza Minnelli - "You Made Me So Very Happy" and "Didn't We?"
--The West Point Glee Club sings a medley of military songs.
Comedy:
--George Carlin - plays a news reporter, commercial announcer, and "Al Sleet" (the Hippy Dippy Weatherman) in "The Big 3 News" sketch.
--Joan Rivers - talks about weight problems, childhood, etc.
--Bill Dana (comedian, in character as 'Flamenco Dancer' Jose Jimenez) - interviewed by Ed.
Also appearing:
--Vino Venito (sword balancer from "Circus, Circus" in Las Vegas) - balances candelabra.
--Audience bow: Jacqueline Susann (author).
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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)

Jacqueline Susann

Jacqueline Susann

Herself, audience bow

Guest Star

Vino Venito

Vino Venito

Himself

Guest Star

George Carlin

George Carlin

Himself

Recurring Role

Bill Dana

Bill Dana

Himself

Recurring Role

5th Dimension

5th Dimension

Themselves

Recurring Role

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