The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 11 Episode 10

November 16, 1958: William Shatner & France Nuyen, Lou Costello, Dody Goodman & Arnold Stang

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Nov 16, 1958 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Start of show with sponsor plug (commercial excerpt of a Mercury being dropped out of an airplane).
--In a segue way to the next segment, Ed Sullivan talks about TV ratings.
--Dody Goodman and Arnold Stang join Ed for a sketch about TV ratings.
--Roberta Peters (soprano) - sings "Swedish Nightingale."
--Lou Costello (comedian, formerly of Abbott and Costello) - in a sketch, enters a radio program contest.
--Commercial: Mercury ad with film of a '59 Mercury dropped from an airplane onto the desert...then driven away by engineers.
--William Shatner and France Nuyen perform scenes from their Broadway musical "The World of Suzie Wong." This 10-minute sequence includes the song "How Can You Forget?" (written by Josh Logan, based on a Rodgers and Hart song).
--Wayne and Shuster (comedians) - do a sketch titled "A Hatful of Wayne," a parody of "The Man with the Golden Arm" about television addiction. --Commercial: Mercury ad with Ed visiting Detroit.
--Cameo: Ed introduces soldiers who performed a heroic rescue in the Arctic.
--Baby Opal (trained elephant act).
--End of show.
Additional Guests (Scheduled, but not on above playlist/transcript, possibly cancelled):
--The Impero Brothers (balancing act)
--Joe Noble Trio (dancing and fire-eating act)

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