The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 20 Episode 2

September 17, 1967: The Doors, Yul Brynner, Flip Wilson

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Sep 17, 1967 on CBS
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September 17, 1967: The Doors, Yul Brynner, Flip Wilson
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Music:
--The Doors - "People are Strange" & "Light My Fire."
--Yul Brynner (actor, with singer-guitarist Alesha Dimitrievich) - medley of Gypsy songs ("Two Guitars," "Sokolov's Guitar" and "Okonichen").
--The Kessler Twins (Alice & Ellen Kessler) - medley of Maurice Chevalier songs: "Thank Heaven For Little Girls" and "Louise."
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - "Darn it Baby, That's Love" and "Come Back to Me."
--Eydie Gorme - "If He Walked Into My Life" (from "Mame").
--Steve Lawrence - "Did I Ever Really Live?" (song written by comedian Allan Sherman).
--Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme - Cole Porter medley: "Anything Goes," "Love For Sale," "I Get A Kick Out Of You," "You Do Something To Me," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," "Getting To Know You," "Happy Talk" and "I've Got You Under My Skin."
(According to a newspaper listing for the 07-Jul-1968 repeat, Steve and Eydie also performed "This Could Be the Start of Something" and a medley of Richard Rodgers' songs: "Where or When," "Getting to Know You" and "It's a Grand Night for Singing.")
Comedy:
--Flip Wilson (stand-up routine)
--Rodney Dangerfield (stand-up routine)
Also appearing:
--The Skating Bredos (from Sweden) - man & woman speed skate in a 6 ft. circle.

CBS repeated this show on July 7, 1968.

The 30-minute Best of Sullivan version of this episode includes Jack Benny (from April 30, 1967), Richiardi (magician, from Oct. 1, 1967), and Robert Goulet ("Mame," from June 5, 1966).

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Ed Sullivan

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