The Hollywood Palace

Season 6 Episode 6

Host: Sammy Davis Jr. / Aretha Franklin / Spanky and Our Gang

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Nov 02, 1968 on ABC

Episode Recap

Opening credits
Commercials: (1) OraFix denture adhesive (with "courageous" denture wearer chewing gum) (2) Albolene night facial creme
--Sammy Davis Jr. (host) sings "If My Friends Could See Me Now" with special lyrics about hosting the Hollywood Palace (with five female dancers).
--Sammy Davis monologue - talks about doing his play "Golden Boy" in London, his new movie "Salt and Pepper"
--Spanky & Our Gang - "Give A Damn" & "Yesterday's Rain"
Commercial: (1) Glo-Coat floor wax ad (with Henry Gibson from "Laugh-In") (2) Jubilee Kitchen Wax
--Corbett Monica (comedian) - makes jokes about Los Angeles traffic, women's fashions, cabdrivers in Italy, life in Israel, his wife's gardening hobby and married life.
--Sammy Davis Jr. talks with Corbett Monica. Sammy sprinkles sand on the floor and they both sand dance to "Tea For Two." A man dressed as a maintenance man yells at them for messing up the floor.
Commercial: Bayer Aspirin (with an animated sing-a-long to "When You're Smiling")
--John Bassett (singer-guitarist, appeared in "Golden Boy" with Sammy) sings a song dedicated to his own son.
--Sammy Davis Jr. talks with Johnny Whitaker (child actor, Jody from "Family Affair")
--Johnny Whitaker sings "Every Boy Can Be President"
Commercials: (1) The Polariod Color Pack Camera ("The 60-second Excitement"), (2) Station ID break, (3) Raleigh Filter cigarettes (Realtor offers his customer a cigarette).
--Aretha Franklin - "I Say A Little Prayer" and "Come Back Baby"
--Aretha Franklin and Sammy Davis Jr. - medley "What Is Soul?" (correct title?), "Think," "Respect" and "What'd I Say?"
Commercials: 2 ads for Sucrets
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "MacArthur Park" and "I Gotta Be Me"
Commercial (in B&W): Polariod Big Swinger camera
--Sammy Davis Jr. - "Peace Brother Peace" (with choral) (Bill Medley song)
Closing credits
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