The Jonathan Winters Show

CBS (ended 1969)


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Episode Guide

    • October 30, 1968
      October 30, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Jonathan's guests are Boris Karloff, Agnes Moorehead, Marjorie McCoy and the Craig Hundley Trio. Also joining him are Cliff Arquette and Pamela Rodgers. Comedy Sketches: Agnes Moorehead recites a scarry Halloween tale. A trick-or-treater (Jonathan) rings the doorbell of a mad doctor (Karloff) and his nurse (Moorehead). Jonathan plays elderly swinger Maude Frickert. Musical Highlights: Boris Karloff performs "It Was a Very Good Year." Marjorie McCoy and dancers do a "Samba" production number. The Craig Hundley Jazz Trio perform the "Theme from Black Orpheus."moreless
    • January 10, 1968
      January 10, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Jonathan's guests are comedienne Carol Burnett, singer Ed Ames and singing duo Peaches and Herb. Plus regulars Abby Dalton, Dick Curtis and the Paul Weston Orchestra. Comedy Skits: Jonathan and Carol spoof the film "A Man and a Woman". Jonathan plays a timourous husband facing a burglar in the basement. Elwood P. Suggins (Jonathan) begs a teenage runaway to return home. Musical Highlights: Ed sings "Luck, Be a Lady" and "When the Snow is on the Roses". Carol sings "What Did I Have". Peaches and Herb sings "Love is Strange" and "Two Little Children".moreless
    • January 17, 1968
      January 17, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Jonathan's guest is Tony Bennett, Buddy Ebsen, Aretha Franklin and the rocking Union Gap. Regulars appearing are Abby Dalton, Dick Curtis and the Robert Banas Dancers. Comedy Skits: Jonathan portrays Maude Frickert, baby-sitter of the year. Jonathan portrays a 45 year old child up for adoption, (parents: Abby Dalton and Buddy Ebsen). Musical Highlights: Aretha sings "Chain of Fools".moreless
    • November 13, 1968
      November 13, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      Jonathan's guests are Paul Lynde, Julie London, and the Young Saints, 20-member musical group. Comedy: Winters plays couturier Lance Loveguard, a doddering old man and prize rube Elwood P. Suggins, who matches wits with a fast-talking used-car salesman (Lynde). Music: Julie sings "You Do Something to Me." She is joined by the dancers for "Me and My Shadow." The Young Saints sing "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" and "Wade in the Water." Also appearing Dick Curtis, Charley Weaver, Andre Tayir dancers, Paul Weston orchestra.moreless
    • January 30, 1969
      January 30, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Jonathan's guests are Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, Barbara Feldon, O.C. Smith, Jimmy Borges, Paul Lynde and regular Cliff Arquette. Skits: Jonathan plays a big game hunter in the interview spot, and then he and Cliff Arquette grow folksy reading letters from Mount Idy. Jonathan and Paul are two hot-blooded single guys on a cruise and flirt with Barbara Feldon. A series of blackouts on health are performed by the trio.moreless
    • January 23, 1969
      January 23, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      Jonathan's guests are Bobby Van, Soupy Sales, Shani Wallis and The King Cousins. Also appearing: Cliff Arquette.
    • January 16, 1969
      January 16, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Jonathan's guests are Buck Owens & The Buckeroos, singer Dana Valery, Family Affair actor Brian Keith, comedian Louis Nye and The Third Wave.
    • January 9, 1969
      January 9, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      Jonathan's guests are Edgar Buchanan, Barbara Eden, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jimmy Ellis, The King Cousins and the Riverview Spiritual Singers.
    • December 26, 1968
      December 26, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      Jonathan's guests are Frank Gorshin, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and The Kids Next Door.
    • December 19, 1968
      December 19, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Jonathan's guests are Sugar Ray Robinson, Roosevelt 'Rosey' Grier, Godfrey Cambridge, Roy Clark, Minnie Pearl and The Association.
    • November 27, 1968
      November 27, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Jonathan's guests are Kate Smith, The Cowsills and The Establishment. Music: The Cowsills perform "We Can Fly". Also joining him are Cliff Arquette, Alice Ghostley and Paul Lynde.
    • November 20, 1968
      November 20, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      Jonathan's guests are Audrey Meadows, Merv Griffin, singer Dana Valery, the Establishment and the Frivolous Five. Music: Merv sings "Have a Nice Trip". Dana sings "Didn't We?" and "Happy Birthday". The Establishment perform "Up a Lazy River". Comedy Sketch: Jonathan portrays nudist Winslow G. Glydipper and attends a racy foreign film with Audrey. Also joining him are Cliff Arquette and Pamela Rodgers.moreless
    • February 6, 1969
      February 6, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Jonathan's guests are actress-singer Barbara McNair, James Darren, Audrey Meadows, Louis Nye, The Brooklyn Bridge. Plus regulars Paul Lynde, Alice Ghostley, Dick Curtis and The Establishment. Skits: "Oliver Twist" really goes to the Dickens with Jonathan as Oliver, Paul Lynde as Fagin, Louis Nye as Bill Sykes and Alice Ghostley as Nancy. Dick Curtis interviews Maudie Frickert.moreless
    • February 13, 1969
      February 13, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      Jonathan's guests are The Smothers Brothers, singer Marvin Gaye, Mickey Finn and Paul Lynde. Skits: Elwood P. Suggins visits a loan shark.
    • May 1, 1969
      May 1, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      Jonathan's guests are Gypsy Rose Lee, George Lindsey, The Young Saints and regular, Cliff Arquette.
    • April 24, 1969
      April 24, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      Jonathan's guests are Ethel Merman, Steve Allen and Cliff Arquette.
    • April 10, 1969
      April 10, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      Jonathan's guests are Juliet Prowse, Howard Duff and Cliff Arquette.
    • April 3, 1969
      April 3, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      Jonathan's guests are John Davidson, Phil Whitehawk, Debi Storm, Cliff Arquette, Dick Curtis & the Establishment. Skits: In comic bits, Winters is Maude Frickert, a bumpkin pal of Cliff 'Charley Weaver' Arquette, and lead-off man in blackouts spoofing travel. Music: John Davidson sings "Hello, Young Lovers" & "Jet Plane". Phil performs "This Train" Alice sings "I Always Say Hello to a Flower".moreless
    • March 27, 1969
      March 27, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      Jonathan's guests are Steve Allen, Louis Nye, Shirley Bassey and The King Cousins.
    • March 20, 1969
      March 20, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      Jonathan's guests are Jane Powell, Mel Torme, The Establishment, Paul Lynde, Alice Ghostley and Cliff Arquette. Skits: Paul plays a suspicious insurance adjuster visiting accident victim Jonathan and his nagging wife Alice.
    • March 13, 1969
      March 13, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Jonathan's guests are Dan Dailey, Bobbie Gentry, Stu Gilliam, The Establishment, Alice Ghostley and Paul Lynde. Skits: A spoof of "Mission: Impossible" with Jonathan as Phelps, Paul Lynde as Rollin Hand and Alice Ghostley as Nutmeg. Paul Lynde is a master of disguise with Jonathan as the insufferable Willard.
    • December 27, 1967
      December 27, 1967
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Jonathan Winters opens his new show with guests Red Skelton, Barbara Eden, Ivan Dixon and the Doors. Regulars also appearing are Abby Dalton, Dick Curtis and the Paul Weston Orchestra. Musical Highlights: Jim Morrison and the Doors perform "Moonlight Drive" and "Light My Fire".
    • March 6, 1969
      March 6, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      Jonathan's guests are comedian Shelley Berman, singer Lainie Kazan, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Paul Lynde and Alice Ghostley. Skits: Paul, Alice & Shelley join Jonathan in a movie spoof of "The Killing of Sister Wilhelm" a World War I air-ace adventure.
    • October 23, 1968
      October 23, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      Jonathan's guests are Broadway star Chita Rivera, Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with his trio, and Danish folk singer Gitte Anni. Also joining him is Cliff Arquette. Comedy Sketches: Jonathan plays the Honorable Maynard Tetlinger, government censor of books and movies. A Couple Up the Street sketch with Jonathan & Abby Dalton dealing with a fiery housemaid (Chita). Musical Highlights: Chita Rivera and dancers do a production number of "Gotta Move." The Oscar Peterson Jazz Trio perform "The Lamp Is Low" and "Almost like Being in Love." Gitte Anni sings "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" and "My Red Dress."moreless
    • March 13, 1968
      March 13, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Jonathan's guest is comedian Louis Nye. Skits: A "Face the Folks" skit with Jonathan Winters as "Granny Maude D. Frickert" and a skit with Louis Nye. Plus regulars Abby Dalton and Dick Curtis.
    • February 28, 1968
      February 28, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Jonathan's guests are Art Carney, Connie Francis and folk group Peter, Paul and Mary. Regular Performers: Abby Dalton, Dick Curtis, Paul Weston & his orchestra, the Robert Banas Dancers.
    • February 21, 1968
      February 21, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      Jonathan's guests are He Said, She Said stars Richard Benjamin and his wife Paula Prentiss, singer Vic Damone and songstress Dusty Springfield. Skits: Marrieds Jonathan and Abby take opposing sides in another couple's divorce case. The movie spoof hits those flicks about the seedy South. Richard and Paula offer a satirical musical salute to New York. Music: Dusty sings "The Look of Love" & "Come Back to Me". Plus regulars Abby Dalton and Dick Curtis.moreless
    • February 14, 1968
      February 14, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      Jonathan's guests are Sally Field star of The Flying Nun and singer Lana Cantrell. Skits: Jonathan poses as Maude Bird Frickert, newest entry in the Presidential sweepstakes. In "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" spoof, Sally brings her parents startling news - her fiance is Jonathan!
    • February 7, 1968
      February 7, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Jonathan's guests are singers Patti Page and Dorothy Louden plus the Jim Kweskin Jug Band. Skits: Jonathan Winters as city planner Howard T. Ganglinger lambasts urban decay. Jonathan and Abby are a married couple whose 10th anniversary celebration becomes a squabble. Jonathan and Dorothy spoof the film "Dr. Zhivago". Plus regulars Abby Dalton, Dick Curtis and Paul Lynde.moreless
    • January 31, 1968
      January 31, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Jonathan's guests are Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, Mission: Impossible actors Martin Landau and his wife Barbara Bain and the King Cousins. Also regulars Abby Dalton and Dick Curtis. Comedy Skits: Jonathan portrays a husband battling a bratty niece and a plastic surgeon who has helped to beautify American and joins the Landaus to spoof Japanese films.moreless
    • January 24, 1968
      January 24, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Jonathan's guests are singer Nancy Sinatra, Daniel Boone star Fess Parker and the Young Saints. Also regulars Abby Dalton, Alice Ghostley and Paul Lynde. Comedy Skits: Jonathan portrays folk singer Bluebelly Willis and the menfolk spoof of "The Dirty Dozen".Musical Highlights: Choreographer Robert Banas joins Nancy for "Mama Goes Where Papa Goes". Nancy sings "Cryin' Time". The Young Saints perform "Feelin' Good" and "I Know a Place".moreless
    • January 3, 1968
      January 3, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      Jonathan's guests are Barbara McNair, The Smothers Brothers and the Strawberry Alarm Clock. Musical Highlights: Strawberry Alarm Clock performs "Incense and Peppermints" & "Tomorrow". Barbara McNair performs "Alfie" & "Once In A Lifetime". The Smothers Brothers perform "Apples, Peaches and Cherries". Comedy Skits: In a takeoff on no-holds-barred talk shows, Tom Smothers plays TV Host Vic Venom and Jonathan is Maynard E. Tetlinger, a prosmog advocate. Robert Banas dancers perform to "Mission: Impossible".moreless
    • March 27, 1968
      March 27, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Jonathan's guests are ventriloquist Edgar Bergen, Carmen McRae and Welsh singer Tom Jones. Plus regular performers: Abby Dalton, Dick Curtis, Paul Weston & his orchestra, the Robert Banas Dancers.
    • April 3, 1968
      April 3, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      Jonathan's guests are singer Peggy Lee, jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and comedian Louis Nye. Also regulars Abby Dalton and Dick Curtis.
    • October 16, 1968
      October 16, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Jonathan's guests are actors Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and George Raft, and Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald. Also joining him are Abby Dalton, Cliff Arquette, Pamela Rodgers and the Paul Weston Orchestra. Comedy Sketches: In sketches, Jonathan is a little boy, an angry husband at a football game (with Abby Dalton) and, as Jack Armstrong, swallowed by a whale. The Information Lady (Pamela Rodgers) talks about religion. Musical Highlights: Ella Fitzgerald sings "Cabaret," "All Right, Okay, You Win" and "Watch What Happens." Douglas Fairbanks Jr. performs "Camelot."moreless
    • October 9, 1968
      October 9, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      Jonathan's guests are Al Hirt, Buddy Ebsen and Susan Barrett. Also joining him are Abby Dalton, Cliff Arquette, Pamela Rodgers and the Paul Weston Orchestra. Comedy Sketches: In sketches, Johathan and Buddy are two girl-hunting rubes in the big city. Jonathan is a husband slowly starving on the diet devised by his wife (Abby Dalton). Backed by Al's trumpet, Jonathan squarely expounds on "The Birth of the Blues." Musical Highlights: Al Hirt performs "Blues in the Night". Susan Barrett sings "Before the Parade Passes By". Buddy Ebsen performs "Bye-Bye, Blackbird".moreless
    • October 2, 1968
      October 2, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      Jonathan's guests are Mike Connors, Ann Miller, Vin Scully and the Craig Hundley Trio. Also joining him are Cliff Arquette and Pamela Rodgers. Highlights: Jonathan plays a flamenco dancer and King Kwazi of Kwaziland. Mike sings and dances. The information lady (Pamela Rodgers)talks about the human body.
    • September 25, 1968
      September 25, 1968
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      Jonathan's guests are Jack Paar, Peter Graves and Gwen Verdon. Highlights: Paar rarely seen on TV appears in a filmed segment at Winters' Hollywood home. The two trade quips and view tapes (from Paar's TV show) of Winters posing as an American tourist in London and an Indian Chief. Graves plays clarinet in a Dixieland number ("Make Love to Me"). Gwen dances to "Sweet Talk". Gwen and Peter join Jonathan in a movie spoof of "Planet of the Chickens". Jonathan and Cliff Arquette do a parody of the radio serial "Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy" and Pamela Rodgers as the Information Lady, sultry lecturer on such lofty topics as oceanography. Joining him are Cliff Arquette and Pamela Rodgers.moreless
    • April 24, 1968
      April 24, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      Jonathan's guests are comedian Godfrey Cambridge, singer Bobbie Gentry, impressionist Marilyn Michaels and Daniel Boone star Fess Parker. Music: Bobbie Gentry sings "Louisiana Man". Bobbie Gentry performs "Sermon" (with dancers). Godfrey Cambridge and dancers performs "Comedy Tonight". Marilyn Michaels sings "All or Nothing at All". Comedy: Movie spoof: Godfrey plays a harassed teacher in "To Sir, With Lumps." Marilyn Michaels (impressionist) spoofs various female singers. Jonathan plays an over-the-hill Hollywood stuntman.moreless
    • April 17, 1968
      April 17, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      Jonathan's guests are Fran Jeffries and Jack Jones.
    • March 20, 1968
      March 20, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Jonathan's guest is Minnie Pearl.
    • March 6, 1968
      March 6, 1968
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Jonathan welcomes Ray Charles, Donna Jean Young and the Four King Cousins.
    • May 8, 1969
      May 8, 1969
      Season 2 - Episode 26
      Jonathan's guests are Vic Damone, Lynn Kellogg, Paul Lynde, Alice Ghostley and Barbara Minkus. Skits: Jonathan is a member of the Bluejay Scouting Patrol along with his partner Paul.