The Garry Moore Show - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • June 4, 1963
    June 4, 1963
    Episode 34
    6/4/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests for his last new show of the season are Eileen Farrell, Don Knotts and Roy Castle. Also with regulars Dorothy Loudon and Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1923. Dorothy plays the cheeky wife of an astronaut (Don Knotts). Roy Castle sings "If You Were Here". Don plays a man faced with a problem trying to contact a doctor on New Year's Eve. Eileen Farrell sings "Un Bel Di" an aria from Puccini's "Madame Butterfly". Eileen and Dorothy duet with a jazz song "You've Got to See Mamma Ev'ry Night".moreless
  • May 28, 1963
    May 28, 1963
    Episode 33
    5/28/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Carol Lawrence, Nancy Walker, Roy Castle and The Smothers Brothers. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1956. Garry and Durward read from children's books aimed at city kids vs. country kids. Carol Lawrence sings "I Could Go On Singing". The Smothers Brothers offer one of their patented lunacy routines. Roy Castle gives Garry a very thin glass loving cup, then reprises "The Clown". Nancy Walker appears as a bored wife on safari as Cliche Pictures presents "Lawrence of Nairobi", Durward is the great white hunter and Garry is Nancy's dull husband known as "Bwana Drip". Carol Lawrence performs her dance number to "Poor People of Paris". Nancy and Roy team up for the finale with "Show Me".moreless
  • May 21, 1963
    May 21, 1963
    Episode 32
    5/21/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Gwen Verdon and Melody Condos (Martha Raye's daughter). Also with regulars Alan King, Dorothy Loudon and Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1936. When Republicans wore sunflower campaign buttons in support of Alf Landon and FDR carried every state in the nation except Maine and Vermont. It was also the year that Edward VIII gave up the British throne for the "woman he loved". Alan King gives his version of a father's involvement with a suburban small-fry baseball league. Dorothy and Garry are in a comedy sketch about a travel agency whose advertising convinces Garry he's better off staying at home. Durward Kirby as "Mother Benson" runs an insurance company from which Garry tries to collect $200 for injuries. Gwen Verdon sings "Love" and does an old-fashioned soft-shoe. Jim Tusher, one of the show's regular choral singers, has a specially written solo, "In All My Life". All join in for the finale of "Haven't Got a Nickel".moreless
  • May 7, 1963
    May 7, 1963
    Episode 31
    5/7/63
    0.0
    Alan King steps in to host for the vacationing Garry. Guest is singer Mel Torme. Also with regulars Dorothy Loudon and Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1926. Mel Torme sings "Someone To Watch Over Me". Dorothy plays Alan's wife in a comedy skit about a wife who insists on watching her husband shave in the morning. A mock trial is set-up "The Trial of Alan King" as the females are out to get him for his anti-female cracks. A spoof on a toothpaste commercial.moreless
  • April 30, 1963
    April 30, 1963
    Episode 30
    4/30/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are George Gobel, Rosemary Clooney and Nancy Walker. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1931. A comedy take-off on Thorne Smith's "Night Life of the Gods" with Garry as Eros, George as Bacchus and Durward as Apollo. Durward and Rosemary play newleyweds haunted by their former spouses played by Garry and Nancy. Rosemary Clooney sings "The Prisoner's Song". Nancy is in a take-off skit on "Twilight Zone" that calls Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" briefly to mind. Composer Arthur Schwartz chats with Garry about those wonderful 1931 songs. Rosemary performs the finale with "Dancing in the Dark".moreless
  • April 23, 1963
    April 23, 1963
    Episode 29
    4/23/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Steve Lawrence and Bob Melvin. Also with regulars Dorothy Loudon and Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1915. The show opens with blackouts involving girdles, Gunsmoke, Jackie Gleason and gorillas. Dorothy sings "My Crazy Sister Rose". Bob Melvin does a comedy routine about kids at the beach and camp. Steve Lawrence sings "Wagon Wheels". Garry and Dorothy are a pair of unsuccessful students attending a class reunion. A movie spoof about a Great Profile, a World War I drama of tangled romance. Steve sings "They Didn't Believe Me". Dorothy sings the finale "I Love a Piano".moreless
  • April 16, 1963
    April 16, 1963
    Episode 28
    4/16/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Eydie Gorme, Allen and Rossi and Dorothy Loudon. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1949. Dorothy performs "The Intellectuals Rag". Allen and Rossi do a mind-reading routine. Eydie duets with Garry on "Blame It on the Bossa Nova". Eydie performs the finale to "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair".moreless
  • April 9, 1963
    April 9, 1963
    Episode 27
    4/9/63
    7.0
    Garry's guests for his Easter Show are Vic Damone, Nancy Walker and Alan King. Also regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1935. A take-off on "Aladdin and the Magic Lamp" with Nancy as the genie enpowered to grant Garry's wildest dreams also in the sketch are Durward and Alan. Vic Damone sings "Begin the Beguine" Nancy Walker sings "On the Good Ship Lollipop". All join in for the finale to "Happy to Make Your Acquaintance".
    "That Wonderful Year" - 1935moreless
  • April 2, 1963
    April 2, 1963
    Episode 26
    4/2/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Jane Powell, Jack E. Leonard, Roy Castle and Dorothy Loudon. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1929. Roy Castle performs "The Man Who Wallabys". Jack E. Leonard does a routine about his federal agent in a bootlegger skit. Jane sings "St. Louis Blues". Dorothy plays a docile understudy to Jane's diva before showtime. Durward as a baseball star who is more interested in his commercial endorsements than in the game. Dorothy as a manicurist and Durward as the barber who breaks up the happy home of his boss (Garry). Jane Powell sings the finale "Singing in the Rain".moreless
  • March 26, 1963
    March 26, 1963
    Episode 25
    3/26/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Barbara McNair, Jonathan Winters, Dorothy Loudon and Roy Castle. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1927. Salutes the musical "Good News" with Kirby as a football hero, Garry as the College Dean, Dorothy as a flapperish coed and Barbara singing "When I Was Very Small". Jonathan does a routine about a movie director hiring stunt men and Indians. Barbara sings "On the Other Side of the Tracks". Roy Castle does a song-and-dance number. Jonathan as Gaylord Grim, Tree Surgeon and Dorothy as his nurse.moreless
  • March 19, 1963
    March 19, 1963
    Episode 24
    3/19/63
    0.0
    From Lake Tahoe, Garry's guests are Carol Burnett, Alan King and Roy Castle. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: Carol plays a wife who takes to gambling while on vacation, while her husband (Garry) stares in disbelief at the gaming tables while Alan King chops the chips. Roy Castle performs to Gershwin's "I Was Doing All Right". Carol sings "Meantime". Garry and Durward don old ladies frock to play two philosophical biddies. Carol as an opera star in the finale with "Mimi Pizzeria".moreless
  • March 12, 1963
    March 12, 1963
    Episode 23
    3/12/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Keely Smith, Allen and Rossi, Roy Castle and Dorothy Loudon. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1908. Durward Kirby plays the man who wrote "Mother". Garry plays the first G-man applicant. A skit showing what could happen if television commercials went wrong - with Garry as that certain washing machine repair man. Roy Castle is a guy who drops into a rented car. Marty Allen is a drunken wine sipper. Allen and Rossi do a golf routine. Honoring the year 1908 the entire troupe joins in for "Shine On, Harvest Moon".moreless
  • March 5, 1963
    March 5, 1963
    Episode 22
    3/5/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Rosemary Clooney, Roy Castle and Dorothy Loudon. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: In place of "That Wonderful Year" segment a medley of songs taken from the Fred Astaire - Irving Berlin movies is performed. All join in for the opening with "California Here We Come". A spoof on "The Beverly Hillbillies" with Dorothy Loudon as the fashion commentator describing the Hillbillies' wardrobe. Roy Castle performs with "Things Are Swinging". A spoof on "Naked City" in which Dorothy is a telephone operator whose efficiency stymies an attempt at getting an execution stopped.moreless
  • February 19, 1963
    February 19, 1963
    Episode 21
    2/19/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Carol Lawrence, Jonathan Winters, Dorothy Loudon, plus former regular Marion Lorne. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1954. Carol Lawrence sings and dances to "Days of Wine and Roses". Jonathan Winters as a resident of a home for old hipsters. Dorothy sings "The Good Peacut". Jonathan Winters as a grandmother in a take-off on "The Old Man and the Sea". Corrina Manetto steps out of the chorus to sing "The Man That Got Away". Carol Lawrence sings "Baubles, Bangles and Beads".moreless
  • February 12, 1963
    February 12, 1963
    Episode 20
    2/12/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Jane Powell, Roy Castle and Joey Forman. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1936. Jane Powell sings "Nobody's Fool". Roy Castle performs a song-dance-trick routine to "I Won't Dance" Comic Joey Forman does an offstage glad-hander who freezes as a contestant on a TV show. Durward Kirby imitates Rudy Vallee to Roy Castle's Jack Benny. Garry does a take-off of his own "I've Got a Secret" show. Jane Powell sings "Loads of Lovely Love".moreless
  • February 5, 1963
    February 5, 1963
    Episode 19
    2/5/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Dorothy Loudon, singer Keely Smith and Jerry Van Dyke. Also with regular Durwood Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1920. A courtroom trial set to music, the swing spiritual "Gonna Build a Mountain". Jerry Van Dyke does a routine as the Lone Ranger's first meeting with Tonto. Dorothy Loudon sings "New Hampshire Southern Belle". Keely Smith performs "Going Through the Motions" and "To Each His Own". A skit on living in Florida on retirement insurance is a fun piece of satire.moreless
  • January 29, 1963
    January 29, 1963
    Episode 18
    1/29/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Carol Burnett, Steve Lawrence and Allen and Rossi. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1930. Carol plays the gunslinging Belle Starr invading "Kitty's Saloon" in Dodge City. Steve sings "Go Away Little Girl". Durward Kirby plays the father to Carol's tomboy who would rather wrestle than romance until young Garry comes along. Steve and Allen and Rossi are grand in a bit about a reporter interviewing a World War I German Air Ace. Carol belts out the finale with an Ethel Merman verve with "I've Got Rhythm".moreless
  • January 22, 1963
    January 22, 1963
    Episode 17
    1/22/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Nancy Walker, Dorothy Collins and the British comedy team of Blackburn and Reeves. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1946. In a spoof on the sexy-night-club bunnies, Nancy generates a ton of laughs as Durward and Garry drop the club. Dorothy Collins sings "Who Will Buy", one of the hit songs from the Broadway musical "Oliver!" Nancy and Durward appear in a take-off on "The Postman Always Rings Twice". Garry and Nancy played a murder-minded pair of lovers. Dorothy sings "Five Minutes More". All join in for the finale with "Chiquita Banana".moreless
  • January 15, 1963
    January 15, 1963
    Episode 16
    1/15/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Tammy Grimes, Dorothy Loudon and Alan King. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1911. Tammy sings "Gonna Build a Mountain" from 'Stop the World'. Tammy is a snooty wealthy honeymooner in a sketch with Durward as her husband. Dorothy is in a skit "Love the bank approach" as Mona Lisa. Alan King does his impression of Harry Lauder. Dorothy sings "My Melancholy Baby". Alan King does a routine on physical fitness. Tammy Grimes has the finale with "If You Talk in Your Sleep".moreless
  • January 8, 1963
    January 8, 1963
    Episode 15
    1/8/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Eydie Gorme, Allan Sherman and Dorothy Loudon. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1924. Dorothy and Allen duet on "Sarah Jackman". Eydie sings "Some of These Days". Dorothy is in a skit about a woman who lavishes more attention on her dog than her husband. Garry Moore does his "Buster Keaton" routine and Durward Kirby does his "Carl Sandburg". Eydie sings "All Alone".moreless
  • January 1, 1963
    January 1, 1963
    Episode 14
    1/1/63
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Gwen Verdon, Carol Burnett and Roy Castle. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1900. The year of the desperado Dalton Brothers of the Wild West. Garry and Durwood do a bit on new numeric telephone numbers. A takeoff on swashbucking adventure stories as Carol a dull girl dreams she's a famous lady pirate, her rival is played by Lucienne Bridou, a famous Broadway showgirl. Roy's routine is that Garry is a producer who discovers and signs him to a contract. Gwen Verdon does a dance "Ecstasy". Carol, Gwen and Roy appear in the finale "My Mother Was a Lady".moreless
  • December 25, 1962
    December 25, 1962
    Episode 13
    12/25/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are George Gobel, Dorothy Loudon and former regular Marion Lorne. Also with Durward Kirby. Highlights: Dorothy Loudon starts off with "Christmas Bauble". George makes fun of his relatives' gifts. Marion Lorne reads Henry Van Dyke's "A Christmas Wish". Dorothy plays a Christmas tree angel who's left alone on her perch. Garry plays Dorothy's boss in an office secretary sketch. Garry plays an off-beat street-corner Santa. George horses around in a spoof of "What's My Line?" The Bill Brown Choir sings excerpts from Handel's "Messiah".moreless
  • December 18, 1962
    December 18, 1962
    Episode 12
    12/18/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Carol Channing, Barbara McNair and Alan King. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1949. Carol Channing plays "Miss Coiffure" a horror movie addict and Durward Kirby is Dracula, Garry plays Carol Channing's husband. Carol sings "Little Girl from Little Rock". Barbara McNair sings "Some People" and "Let Me Entertain You". Alan King does a routine on lawyers.moreless
  • December 11, 1962
    December 11, 1962
    Episode 11
    12/11/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Nancy Walker, Steve Lawrence and Anita Gillette. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1935. Nancy and Durward appear in a skit about an abdicated King and his commoner wife, 20 years after. Nancy plays Ginger Rogers to Garry's Fred Astaire in a comedy spot poking fun at toy commercials on television, then try to sell a game called "Greed". Steve Lawrence sings "What Kind of Fool Am I?" Steve Lawrence plays Gov. Thomas Dewey to Nancy Walker in the finale "Lulu's Back in Town".moreless
  • December 4, 1962
    December 4, 1962
    Episode 10
    12/4/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Shirley Bassey, Dorothy Louden and Rossi and Allen. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1956. All join in for the opening number is "Little Me". Garry and Dorothy play a couple at a summer resort looking for romance. (Done before with Carol Burnett) A parody of "The Jackie Gleason Show". Shirley Bassey sings "As Long as He Needs Me" and "I Could Have Danced All Night". A skit with Durward and Dorothy as a married couple having troubles, he is a "day" person and she is a "night" person. Dorothy performs "I'm Going Back" for the finale. Allen and Rossi do a take-off on "Marty". The finale has Dorothy Louden as a switchboard operator in "I Want to Be Treated Like a Human Being".moreless
  • November 27, 1962
    November 27, 1962
    Episode 9
    11/27/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Eydie Gorme, Peggy Cass and Roy Castle. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1928. Peggy plays Garry's wife in a skit about a henpecked man buying a suit. Durward Kirby as Mother Benson, runs a loan company. Roy Castle is a Buckingham Palace Guard with a mosquito on his nose in one skit. Peggy does a documentary-style takeoff with Garry and Durward on the hardships of coast-to-coast travel in the year 1928. Eydie Gorme sings "Granada". Roy Castle does a song-and-dance routing with "Strike Up the Band". Eydie Gorme does a flapperish finale with "You Belong to Me".moreless
  • November 20, 1962
    November 20, 1962
    Episode 8
    11/20/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Nat King Cole, Carol Burnett and Allen Funt. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is ?. Nat King Cole sings "The Way You Look Tonight", "Dear Lonely Hearts" and "Too Young". Allen Funt brings along some candid films of Garry talking to 4 and 5 year olds who are very profound in some remarks. Carol as Snow White and Durward Kirby plays the jealous Wicked Queen and Garry is both narrator and Prince Charming. Carol is a shoplifter in a skit and sings "Let Me Entertain You". All join in for a "Tennessee Waltz" finale which spoofs Tennessee Williams.moreless
  • November 13, 1962
    November 13, 1962
    Episode 7
    11/13/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Eileen Farrell, Roy Castle, Alan King and former regular Marion Lorne. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: Eileen Farrell sings "Andrea Chenier". Alan King does a monologue about suburban house parties. Roy Castle sings and dances "Why Not Me?" Marion Lorne back on the show for the first time this season talks about her new fur coat.moreless
  • October 30, 1962
    October 30, 1962
    Episode 6
    10/30/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Carol Burnett, Roy Castle and Allen and Rossi. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1948. Long-playing records were introduced, the mambo was the dance craze and plastic bubble gum appeared on the American scene. This was also the year Harry Truman bested the pollsters and Jane Wyman and Sir Laurence Olivier won Oscars. Carol with Garry and Durward sings a song telling how wonderful it is to be free from the weekly television grind. Carol plays a violinist who is so careful of her hands her right hand has never touched her left hand. Carol sings "I've Got a Loverly Bunch of Coconuts". The finale is called "After the Brawl".moreless
  • October 23, 1962
    October 23, 1962
    Episode 5
    10/23/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Steve Lawrence and Roy Castle. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1938. Garry and Durward parody TV shows. Steve portrays an Erich Von Stroheim type, silent film star. Steve sings "This Can't Be Love" and "The Second Time Around". Garry, Durward and Steve are married men receiving advice from bachelor Roy via a song, "Get Married". Roy Castle also does a song-and-dance routine to "I've Got Rhythm". Steve Lawrence performs that 1938 classic "This Can't Be Love". Roy Castle performs "Jeepers Creepers" in a harem setting.moreless
  • October 16, 1962
    October 16, 1962
    Episode 4
    10/16/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Dorothy Collins, Nancy Walker and Alan King. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is ?. Nancy Walker appears in two sketches, "Pinocchio" and the movie classic "7th Heaven" are the highlights. Dorothy Collins sings "Blame It On My Youth" and "Running Wild". Alan King does a monologue about his childhood.moreless
  • October 9, 1962
    October 9, 1962
    Episode 3
    10/9/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Dennis Weaver, Bob Newhart and Barbara McNair. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1932. Barbara McNair sings "All About Love". Garry plans parodies of "The Defenders" and "Mutiny on the Bounty". Dennis and Durward duet to "We're Not Built to Be Sidekicks". A spoof of "The Defenders" that makes the grade when Mr. Defenders introduces his son (Dennis Weaver). Bob Newhart does a routine on a "Friend and his dog".moreless
  • October 2, 1962
    October 2, 1962
    Episode 2
    10/2/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Eydie Gorme, Bob Melvin and Roy Castle. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1951. Durward Kirby plays Mother Benson, the owner of a roadside antique store in a sketch. The chorus sings "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered", we see a series of Constance Bannister baby pictures illustrating the lyrics. Eydie Gorme sings "Blues in the Night". Roy Castle sings "Get Happy". Garry gets a Cheese Festival Award from "stagehands" and the finale is a Hit Parade Spoof called "Catherine and her Presents".moreless
  • September 25, 1962
    September 25, 1962
    Episode 1
    9/25/62
    0.0
    Garry's guests are Keely Smith, Roy Castle and Alan King. Also with regular Durward Kirby. Highlights: "That Wonderful Year" is 1918. Keely opens with a song-and-dance tribute to Garry's miniature tugboat, "Little Toot". Alan King does a monologue about his recent European jaunt. Keely sings "What Kind of Fool Am I?" and "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby". Roy Castle, a British singer-dancer-comedian demonstrates all three of his talents on "Ain't She Sweet?". Keely sings "After You've Gone". Roy Castle does an imitation of Leon Erroll and the "Smiles" finale.moreless
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