The Jack Paar Program - Season 3

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Episode Guide

  • June 25, 1965
    June 25, 1965
    Episode 35
    6/25/65
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    Jack Paar reflects on past shows from his three year primetime series. In his final broadcast, past excerpts are played highlighting special guests, repeating funny moments, as well as dramatic moments. Among the guests from past shows: Richard Burton, Beatrice Lillie, Bette Davis, Liberace, Jonathan Winters, Rev. Billy Graham, and Jayne Mansfield. Paar demonstrates new products on the market. The "warm up" tape used to get the studio audience in good cheer is played for the television audience for the first time. Paar bids his fans farewell.moreless
  • June 11, 1965
    June 11, 1965
    Episode 34
    6/11/65
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    Jack's guests are comedian Bob Newhart, puppeteer Burr Tillstrom, French singer Genevieve and British revue star Victor Spinetti.

    Highlights:
    Burr Tillstrom and his famous puppets toy with the idea of joining Genevieve in opening a discotheque in France.
    "Oh, What a Lovely War" star Victor Spinetti regales Jack with tales about working in a burlesque theatre and his career with a tough Welsh regiment.

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  • May 28, 1965
    May 28, 1965
    Episode 33
    5/28/65
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    Jack's guests are singer-actor Robert Goulet, British actor Robert Morley, British actress-comedienne Hermione Gingold, comedians Jonathan Winters and Bob Newhart.

    Highlights:
    Robert Goulet sings "Who Can I Turn To" and "Summer Sounds".

  • May 21, 1965
    May 21, 1965
    Episode 32
    5/21/65
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    Jack's guests are singer Helen O'Connell, comedian-actor Bill Cosby, comedienne Joan Rivers, Bob Williams with Louie his lazy dog act, Jim Henson and The Muppets return.

    Highlights:
    Helen O'Connell sings "The Boy From Ipanema" and "When the Sun Comes Out".
    Jack discusses his book "Three on a Toothbrush", his travels in East Africa, Jordan and Russia and his two dogs Schapps and Leica.
    Jim Henson's Muppets make an appearance with three odd creatures who pop up from a smoky lair and repeat a nonsense phrase with jazz accompainment, Jim takes a bow afterwards.
    Joan Rivers does a stand-up routine about her difficulty meeting single men in show business and her fear of flying.
    Joan joins Jack and talks about her work as a comedy writer, her family background and her USO tour in Asia.
    Bill Cosby does a stand-up routine about his neighborhood friends from childhood, a go-cart race and his love of radio horror dramas.

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  • May 14, 1965
    May 14, 1965
    Episode 31
    5/14/65
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    Jack's guests are Senator Everett M. Dirksen, entertainer Liberace, comedian Bob Newhart and Jim Henson and The Muppets.

  • May 7, 1965
    May 7, 1965
    Episode 30
    5/7/65
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    Jack's guests are singer Nancy Wilson, comedienne Sue Carson and members of the Cambridge Circus Troupe and Lt. Neil Behan of the New York Police Force.

    Highlights:
    Nancy Wilson sings "More" and "My Shining Hour".

  • April 30, 1965
    April 30, 1965
    Episode 29
    4/30/65
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    Jack's guests are singer Nancy Ames, comedy writer-actor Carl Reiner, comedian Jackie Vernon and the comedy team of Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber.

    Highlights:
    Carl Reiner does a German dialect as well as a French dialect version of Frank Fay's old song "Broken Cookies and Red Balloons"
    Nancy Ames sings "Hey There" and "Shooting in the Streets".
    Burns and Schreiber do a New York cabbie and out-of-town conventioneer routine.
    Jackie Vernon shows off one of his "Most Successful Loser" routines.



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  • April 23, 1965
    April 23, 1965
    Episode 28
    4/23/65
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    Jack's guests are Bonanza star actor Lorne Greene, comedy duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May, singer Betty Johnson, comics Dick Schaal and Bob Dishy of the Second City revue troupe.

    Highlights:
    Betty sings "Fly Me to the Moon".

  • April 16, 1965
    April 16, 1965
    Episode 27
    4/16/65
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    Jack's guests are actor Charlton Heston, comedian Bob Newhart, author Morris L. West and The Burke Family Singers.
    Highlights:
    Bob Newhart does a monologue about Superman's problems with the cleaners (from his latest Warner Bros. album).
    Charlton Heston talks about his film roles and plugs his latest film "Major Dundee".
    Morris L. West talks about Vietnam and his latest book "The Ambassador".
    The Burke Family Singers perform "Greensleeves".

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  • April 9, 1965
    April 9, 1965
    Episode 26
    4/9/65
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    Jack's guests are actor Tom Ewell, singer Pearl Bailey and comic actor Bill Dana.

    Highlights:
    Pearl sings "Look at That Face" and "The Gentleman is a Dope".
    Pearl clowns with Jack with "Walkin' My Baby Back Home".
    Bill Dana does a funny Jose Jimenez baseball player routine and talks to Jack about astronauts.

  • April 2, 1965
    April 2, 1965
    Episode 25
    4/2/65
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    Jack's guests are comedian Godfrey Cambridge, French singer Genevieve, comedy writer Jack Douglas and Reiko and The Muppets.

    Highlights:
    A monologue by comedian Godfrey Cambridge on problems he meets taking economy flights.
    An amusing song and dance routine by Genevieve and Reiko.
    Plus, an interesting bit of hocus-pocus by the Muppet Puppets about a talking machine.

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  • March 26, 1965
    March 26, 1965
    Episode 24
    3/26/65
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    Jack's guests are singer Peggy Lee, comedian Shelley Berman, singer-actress Dorothy Loudon, columnist-author Cindy Adams and William C. Marland.

    Highlights:
    Dorothy Loudon sings "Remember That" and "Songs That Never Went Anyplace".
    Peggy Lee sings "Pass Me By" and "Hello, Dolly!".
    William C. Marland the former Governor of West Virginia who was recently found driving a cab in Chicago, talks with Jack about his days as Governor and as a hackie.
    Writer Cindy Adams shows a brief film sequence of Indonesia's President Sukarno about whom she has written a book.

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  • March 12, 1965
    March 12, 1965
    Episode 23
    3/12/65
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    Jack's guests are singer Peggy Lee, comedic duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May and ventriloquist Senor Wences.

    Highlights:
    Peggy Lee sings "The Boy From Ipanema", "Make Believe" and "Lost in His Arms".

  • March 5, 1965
    March 5, 1965
    Episode 22
    3/5/65
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    Jack's guests are humorist Sam Levenson, The Smothers Brothers, comedy team Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber and singer Florence Henderson.

    Highlights:
    Florence sings "Who Can I Turn to When Nobody Needs Me?" and "Do I Hear a Waltz?" and introduces a new song "Ciao".

  • February 26, 1965
    February 26, 1965
    Episode 21
    2/26/65
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    Jack's guests are comedian Bob Newhart, singer Nancy Wilson, actor Hans Conried and British comedian Dickie Henderson.

    Highlights:
    Nancy Wilson sings "Make Someone Happy" and "Got a Lot of Livin' to Do".
    Bob Newhart has a routine about a new guard at the Empire State Building on the night King Kong makes his famous climb.
    Hans Conried discusses his early days in radio and sings what's becoming the nonsinger's stock in trade "A Married Man".
    Plus a filmed sequence showing Gilmantown, N.H., the town supposedly used as the model to "Peyton Place".

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  • February 19, 1965
    February 19, 1965
    Episode 20
    2/19/65
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    Jack's guests are comedic actress Beatrice Lillie, comedian George Gobel, singer Helen O'Connell and surfing authority Bruce Brown brings films of surfing he has taken all over the world.

    Highlights:
    Beatrice Lillie sings a song from her Broadway musical comedy "High Spirits".
    Helen O'Connell sings a medley of her songs.

  • February 12, 1965
    February 12, 1965
    Episode 19
    2/12/65
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    Jack's guests are actor Robert Morley, singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, comedian Jackie Vernon and gambling expert John Scarne.

    Highlights:
    Steve and Eydie duet with "This Could Be the Start of Something Big" and "True Love".

  • January 29, 1965
    January 29, 1965
    Episode 17
    1/29/65
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    Jack's guests are singer-actor Robert Goulet, comedienne Phyllis Diller, performer Victor Spinetti and comedy team Burns and Schreiber.
    Highlights:
    Robert Goulet sings "No Moon at All", "My Love Forgive Me" and "If Ever I Would Leave You".
    Best spot on the show is a very funny skit about a bigoted out-of-town conventioneer
    and a laconic New York cab driver, beautifully played by Jack Burns and Avery Schreiber of the "Second City" company.
    Paar has an amusing monologue kidding himself on his recent skiing accident.
    Phyllis Diller does a brief but humorous monologue about her troubles with her husband, "Fang."

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  • January 22, 1965
    January 22, 1965
    Episode 16
    1/22/65
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    Jack's guests are entertainer Gracie Fields, comic actor Terry-Thomas and comedian Milt Kamen.

    Highlights:
    Include songs by that veteran English performer Gracie Fields (remember "Aspidestra".)
    A number of tunes (of all things) from British actor comic Terry-Thomas.
    A hilarious explanation of the true meaning of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," by that critic of critics Milt Kamen.

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  • January 15, 1965
    January 15, 1965
    Episode 15
    1/15/65
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    Jack's guests are singer-comedienne Edie Adams, comedian Bill Cosby and Jack's former Tonight Show announcer Hugh Downs.

    Highlights:
    Paar has a funny opening monologue, touching on such subjects as television, Elizabeth Taylor's citizenship and American football as viewed by the English.
    Edie Adams sings "More Than You Know" and "Hey There" in German.
    Hugh Downs join Jack for some reminiscences about the old "Tonight" show.
    The show is capped by Bill Cosby's very funny monologue about his childhood.

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  • January 8, 1965
    January 8, 1965
    Episode 14
    1/8/65
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    Jack's guests are comedic duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May, singer Florence Henderson and Candid Camera host Allen Funt.

    Highlights:
    Funniest spot belongs to Nicholas and Way who reprise their old and frequently performed skit about the nuclear scientist on the phone with his mother.
    Florence Henderson does a neat job singing '"Falling in Love with Love" and "I have Dreamed".
    Sir John Foster, a leading English attorney, compares the English and American legal systems to our disadvantage.
    Rounding out the hour, is a stock Allen Funt film spot.

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  • December 25, 1964
    December 25, 1964
    Episode 13
    12/25/64
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    Jack's guests are pianist Victor Borge, singer Kate Smith and pilot Fred Hargesheimer.

    Highlights:
    Kate Smith sings "More" and "Make Someone Happy".
    Twelve former Rockettes relive some of their Radio City Hall dance days.
    Paar's monologue is on the subject of Christmas Gifts and still in the Christmas spirit, he shows a film about Air Force pilot Fred Hargesheimer who was shot down in the South Pacific and rescued thanks to the natives.

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  • December 18, 1964
    December 18, 1964
    Episode 12
    12/18/64
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    Jack's guests are pianist Oscar Levant, actress Inga Swenson, humorist Malcolm Muggeridge, comic Jerry Vernon and The Muppets.

    Highlights:
    Plus, a filmed feature with Randy Paar interviewing Beatle fans in London.

  • December 11, 1964
    December 11, 1964
    Episode 11
    12/11/64
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    Filmed in London, Jack's guests are singer-actress Judy Garland, actor Robert Morley and author Randolph Churchill.

    Highlights:
    Judy sings "What Now My Love" and "Never Will I Marry".
    Judy Garland has a funny monologue about Marlene Dietrich.
    Robert Morley explains why schools are horrible places for children and tells why he prefers English to American banking methods.
    Randolph Churchill talks about what it feels like to be Winston Churchill's son and reveals he's engaged in writing a monumental series of books about his father.

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  • December 4, 1964
    December 4, 1964
    Episode 10
    12/4/64
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    Jack's guests are pianist Liberace, actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, comedy duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May and entertainer Dickie Henderson.

    Highlights:
    The best bit is the old but still funny Nichols and May telephone sketch.
    Also, pleasing is the appearance of Dickie Henderson a-knock-about English comedian whose funny act demonstrates some .shattering falls.
    Liberace as he pounds the piano keys in a Chopin medley and "Hello, Dolly!"..

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  • November 20, 1964
    November 20, 1964
    Episode 9
    11/20/64
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    Jack's guests are singer Ethel Merman, puppeteer Jim Henson and the Muppets, actor Victor Spinetti and the rest of the cast of Broadway's satirical musical revue "Oh What a Lovely War".

    Highlights:
    Jack shows film clips of his recent visit to Brazil.
    Ethel Merman sings "Everything's Coming Up Roses" and "Small World" both from "Gypsy".
    Victor Spinetti does his hilarious drill-sergeant routine from "Oh What a Lovely War".

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  • November 13, 1964
    November 13, 1964
    Episode 8
    11/13/64
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    Jack's guests are actress Tippy Walker, singer Nat King Cole and comedian Joe E. Lewis.

    Highlights:
    Nat King Cole sings "Hello, Dolly!".
    Tippy Walker talks about The Beatles, Peter Sellers (her role in "The World of Henry Orient").

  • November 6, 1964
    November 6, 1964
    Episode 7
    11/6/64
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    Jack's guests are singer-actor Gordon MacRae and his wife actress Sheila MacRae, comedian Jonathan Winters and comic Jerry Vernon.

    Highlights:
    Gordon and Sheila duet to "People".
    Gordon solos with "Night of My Nights"
    Out of character, Winters talks about his latest film "The Loved One."

  • October 30, 1964
    October 30, 1964
    Episode 6
    10/30/64
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    Jack's guests are singer-actress Florence Henderson, comic Stan Freberg and ventriloquist Senor Wences.

    Highlights:
    Excerpts from Julius Monk's rollicking and timely Plaza 9 revue, "Bits and Pieces".

  • October 23, 1964
    October 23, 1964
    Episode 5
    10/23/64
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    Jack's guests are actor Tom Ewell, comedian Godfrey Cambridge and the cast of Broadway's "The Committee".

    Highlights:
    Excerpts from Broadway's new topical revue, The Committee with scenes of a pantomime in a shoe store and a drunk asking a robot for a dime.

  • October 16, 1964
    October 16, 1964
    Episode 4
    10/16/64
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    Jack's guests are singer Anna Maria Alberghetti, writer-producer Carl Reiner, actress Pamela Mason and her son Morgan and tap dancer John Bubbles.

    Highlights:
    John Bubbles' song and dance numbers are a treasure.
    Comedy-writer-producer Carl Reiner's chatter and talks are amusing.
    Pamela Mason's talk with Jack and her 9-year-old son Morgan's magic tricks.
    A film report visiting the set of the latest Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor collaboration "The Sandpiper".

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  • October 9, 1964
    October 9, 1964
    Episode 3
    10/9/64
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    Jack's guests are singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, comedian-actor Bill Cosby and singer-comedienne Libby Morris.

    Highlights:
    Jack takes swipes at the campaign trail in his opening monologue, giving equal time for his jibes.
    Bill Cosby's comedy routine on his experiences us a Navy hospital corpsman, is fun.
    Libby performs parts of her Canadian nightclub act.
    Steve & Eydie duet on "No Two People".
    Steve Lawrence tells some anecdotes about "What Makes Sammy Run?"
    Jack shows baby pictures and gives them bizarre captions and kids about the presidential campaign.

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  • October 2, 1964
    October 2, 1964
    Episode 2
    10/2/64
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    Jack's guests are comedian Jackie Vernon, humorist Malcolm Muggeridge (former editor of the British humor magazine Punch), singer Eliana Pittman and her father saxophonist Booker Pittman and sportscaster Joe Garagiola.

    Highlights:
    Eliana Pittman sings "The Girl From Ipanema".
    Her father Booker Pittman, expatriate American jazz musician (who's been living in Brazil for 21 years) does "Hello, Dolly!" ala Louis and then gives a demonstration of virtuoso soprano sax playing.

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  • September 25, 1964
    September 25, 1964
    Episode 1
    9/25/64
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    Jack's guests are actress Mary Martin and comedic duo Mike Nichols and Elaine May.

    Highlights:
    Jack shows film clips of the Paar family's visit to Brazil and Mary Martin's cattle ranch there.
    Mary Martin sings "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy".
    Mike Nichols and Elaine May do one of their c bits of improvisation as amusing teenagers trying to neck in a car.

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