The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 5

October 18, 1970: B.B. King, The Carpenters, Tony Bennett, George Burns

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 18, 1970 on CBS
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October 18, 1970: B.B. King, The Carpenters, Tony Bennett, George Burns
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Music:
--The Carpenters - "Close to You" & "We've Only Just Begun."
--B.B. King - "Just A Little Bit of Love" and a medley ("How Blue Can You Get" & "The Thrill Is Gone").
--Tony Bennett sings "Something" (Beatles song), "Get Happy" & "I'll Begin Again" (song from the movie "Scrooge").
Comedy:
--George Burns (stand-up monologue) - gives his views on nudity in show business (current movies, night clubs)
--Robert Klein (stand-up comedy) - does a routine on the World Series (interviews with athletes, school bands in half-time show)
--New York City Stickball Team (comedy routine)
Also appearing:
--1970 Harvest Moon Ball Dance Champions (winners from different categories: polka, rhumba, etc.)
--Albert Almoznino - makes shadow puppets on wall
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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)

Albert Almoznino

Albert Almoznino

Himself

Guest Star

The Carpenters

The Carpenters

Themselves

Guest Star

Richard Lynn Carpenter

Richard Lynn Carpenter

Himself

Guest Star

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

Himself

Recurring Role

Robert Klein

Robert Klein

Himself

Recurring Role

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