The Hollywood Palace

Season 6 Episode 8

Host: Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca / Bee Gees

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Nov 23, 1968 on ABC

Episode Recap

Opening credits
Commercials: (1) Lady Sunbeam electric shaver (2) Sunbeam electric toothbrush (with "Mission Impossible" tape recorder message)
--Opening sketch: Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca play two out of towners who meet on a picket line while visiting New York City.
--Chita Rivera (singer-dancer) sings "Pretty for Me" (production number with 6 male dancers)
Commercials: (1) Raleigh Filter Cigarettes (man building dog house), (2) "Bel-Air Cigarettes
--Gelina Adaskina (trapeze artist from the Moscow State Circus).
--The Bee Gees - "Massachusetts" & "I've Gotta Get a Message to You"
Commercial: Royal Jetstar Electric Typewriter
--Lou Rawls - "I'm Satisfied" & "Down Here on the Ground"
Comedy sketch: Six beautiful Burlesque dancers appear on stage. They're followed by Imogene Coca as a frumpy stripper who teases the audience by slowly removing her overcoat.
Commercial break: (1) Station ID break (2) Polident Denture Cleaner (with "Anne Nowak actress")
--Jane Morgan sings a medley of "Georgia," "What'd I Say?" and "That Lucky Old Sun"
Commercial: Sucrets Lozenges
--Sketch: "The Last Angry Bull," a movie parody with Sid Caesar as a retired matador and Imogene Coca as a smitten American. Caesar is challenged to a bullfight by a younger bullfighter.
Commercial: Sears Kenmore self-cleaning stove
--Part 2 of "The Last Angry Bull" - The American woman tries to talk the matador out of fighting the bull.
Commercial: Poli-Grip denture adhesive
--Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca's closing comments.
Closing credits