The Honeymooners

Episode 16

Special: Gleason, He's the Greatest!

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Aired Saturday 8:00 PM Nov 30, 1988 on CBS
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Special: Gleason, He's the Greatest!
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This 26 episode series airing on Showtime, highlighted Jackie Gleason's famous characters including: Rudy the Repairman, Reggie Van Gleason III, Joe the Bartender, Charlie Bratton, Fenwick Babbitt, The Poor Soul & Stanley R. Sogg. Even though these episodes did not include Honeymooners clips, there are a # of Honeymooners references in Gleason monologues, & interviews, some with Carney as Ed Norton. Each episode ran 22 Mins.

Episode 1: Reggie Van Gleason III blasts (Audrey Meadows) to the moon. The Poor Soul in a clothing store. Guest: Thelma Pelish.

Episode 2: Fenwick Babbitt in bakery. Charlie Bratton and the rare dime.Guests: Zamah Cunningham & Stan Ross.

Episode 3: Reggie Van Gleason III sings "I'm Reggie Van Gleason III". Gleason Mishaps. Poor Soul roller skating. Guest: Jonathan Winters.

Episode 4: Bombed Jokes. Joe the Bartender. Rudy the Repairman lays a carpet.Jackie stalls, backstage problems & bad jokes. Guests: Jerry Bergen & Zamah Cunningham.

Episode 5: Gleason Impersonations. Fenwick Babbitt the Stagehand. Joe the Bartender.

Episode 6: Charlie Bratton helps Clem with the hiccups. Joe the Bartender & the worm. Ed Sullivan interviews Ed Norton. Guests: Lee Joyce & Stan Ross.

Episode 7: Reggie Van Gleason III: the shoe salesman. Charlie Bratton and Clem & the shares of stock. Stanley R. Sogg. Guests: Zamah Cunningham & Lee Joyce.

Episode 8: Joe the Bartender. Fenwick Babbitt on "Can You Do This?. Various bloopers & outtakes. Guests: Paul Luther & Thelma Pelish.

Episode 9: Art Linkletter, Terry Moore & Robert Wagner. Reggie Van Gleason III and twin brother Wilbur. The Poor Soul learns to bowl. Guests: Elizabeth Allen, Zamah Cunningham & George Petrie.

Episode 10: Bloopers and the chimp. Charlie Bratton and the bus accident. Rudy the Repairman and (Carney's) finger stuck in faucet. Guests: Jerry Bergen, Zamah Cunningham & Lee Joyce.

Episode 11: Reggie Van Gleason III: Central Park Hot Dog Stand. Gleason Interviews Ed Norton. Guest: Lee Joyce.

Episode 12: Guests stunts. Fenwick Babbitt and fast-food kitchen. Rudy the Repairman and leaky faucet. Missed cues and cue-card jokes. Guests: Jerry Bergen & Bert Gordon.

Episode 13: Gleason thanks guest hosts when he broke his leg. The Poor Soul in the automat. Joe the Bartender. Stanley R. Sogg. Guests: Lee Joyce, George Petrie & Stan Ross.

Episode 14: Maurice & Gregory Hines and Jackie Benny & his violin. Reggie Van Gleason III sues father's bus company. Gleason Jokes. Guests: Zamah Cunningham & Lee Joyce.

Episode 15: Charlie Bratton and Matilda. The Poor Soul does spring cleaning. Guests: Lee Joyce, Thelma Pelish & Stan Ross.

Episode 16: Jokes about Ray Bloch. Reggie Van Gleason III unpacks a TV set. Rudy the Repairman tries to catch a mouse. Guests: Jerry Bergen, Zamah Cunningham & Lee Joyce.

Episode 17: Joe the Bartender ("Back In Your Own Backyard"). Rudy the Repairman gets (Carney) out of a suit of armor. Guests: Jerry Bergen & Zamah Cunningham.

Episode 18: Charlie Bratton tries to get Clem a raise. The Poor Soul goes to the library. Gleason tells diet stories. Guests: Lee Joyce & George Petrie.

Episode 19: Joe the Bartender. Ray Bloch Jokes. The Poor Soul baby-sits. Guests: Lee Joyce & Stan Ross.

Episode 20: The best clips of Gleason's characters:Reggie Van Gleason III, The Poor Soul, Joe the Bartender, Charlie Bratton, Rudy the Repairman, Stanley R. Sogg & Fenwick Babbitt. Jackie weighs in.

Episode 21: (Carney) interviews Reggie Van Gleason III on "People To People".Charlie Bratton sells Clem's theater tickets.

Episode 22: The Poor Soul sleeps on street waiting for stadium to open. Rudy the Repairman paints couples house. Guests: Jerry Bergen & Zamah Cunningham.

Episode 23: The Poor Soul buys balloons and uses mailbox for garbage. Rudy the Repairman installs A/C in a tea room. Guests: Jerry Bergen & Zamah Cunningham.

Episode 24: Reggie Van Gleason III: the detective. Gleason Interviews Ed Norton about Rock and Roll. Joe the Bartender. Stanley R. Sogg. Guests: Thelma Pelish & Stan Ross.

Episode 25: Joe the Bartender. Rudy the Repairman packs plates & records. The Poor Soul at the movies. Guests: Jerry Bergen, Zamah Cunningham & Lee Joyce.

Episode 26: Fenwick Babbitt and magician Russell Swan. Stanley R. Sogg.

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Total run time: 9.5 hours.

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