The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 23 Episode 3

October 4, 1970: Melanie, Tiny Tim, Engelbert Humperdinck, David Steinberg, The Blossoms

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 04, 1970 on CBS

Episode Recap

--Show opening, with Ed announcing tonight's guests.
--The Blossoms (vocal trio: Darlene Love, Fanita James, and Jean King) - "Get Ready" (cover of The Temptations' Motown hit).
--Skiles and Henderson (comedy team) - routine about a drum-playing robot (with Ed Sullivan)
--Tiny Tim (comedian) - medley ("On the Good Ship Lollipop," "Hot and Cold Water," "Two Times A Day") and "The Other Side" (with lyrics "The Ice Caps Are Melting").
--David Steinberg - routine about an eccentric psychiatrist. Ed Sullivan, dressed in drag (including red feather boa), plays the 2nd patient.
--Engelbert Humperdinck (singer) - "The Good Life," "Sweetheart" and "My Way."
--Audience bow: Gary Traube (newspaper boy, from Long Island)
--Audience bow: Sgt. John L. Leviten (Congressional Medal of Honor recipient)
--Melanie (folk singer Melanie Safka) - performs "Peace Will Come (According to Plan)" and an acoustic guitar piece.
--William Daniels, John Cullum, and Roy Poole, actors from the Broadway musical-comedy "1776," perform scenes (and songs "Sit Down, John" and "Molasses To Rum") from the play.
--Closing credits, with footage of The Blossoms (from earlier in show).