The Lively Ones

NBC (ended 1963)




Episode Guide

  • Season 2
    • Show H
      Show H
      Episode 8
      The final show of the series has Vic Damone welcoming Julie London, seen at her home she performs "Black Coffee," Mel Torme in a jail setting, jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd in a showboat lounge and The Characters, a comedy musical group, in Las Vegas.
    • Show G
      Show G
      Episode 7
      This episode features host Vic Damone performing "Call Me Irresponsible" from a football gridiron, jazz stylist supreme Anita O'Day at a night club with "Boogie Blues," comedian Prof. Irwin Corey getting laughs on a Malibu beach, singing pianists Matt Dennis and swinging Nellie Lutcher, Page Cavanaugh and the Page 7 Septet, and jazz singer Frances Faye, all performing "Bye, Bye, Blackbird" from various night clubs, and Della Reese with "The Best Thing for You is Me" and "Someday." Also seen are The Rhythm Masters Jazz Combo performing "Hold That Tiger" on the fantail of a Navy minesweeper.moreless
    • Show F
      Show F
      Episode 6
      Host Vic Damone sings "San Francisco" and welcomes guests Count Basie and His Sextet who perform "Nice Shot" in an abstract setting. The Les Baxter Balladers sing "Sail Away Ladies" from a Pacific reef, Lisa Kirk sings "Gonna Do Some Livin'," "Good Little Girls" and "How Come You Do Me Like You Do?" at a posh New York night club, Allan Sherman entertains aboard a Navy minesweeper and is joined by Damone for "Consider Yourself." Musical director Jerry Fielding and the orchestra provide musical backing, "Brass Jass," for a Mobilux film about the making of a trumpet.moreless
    • Show E
      Show E
      Episode 5
      This episode includes host Vic Damone with "Once in a Lifetime" from a Hollywood sound stage, Benny Goodman and His Sextet performing "I Found a New Baby" from Washington, D.C., alto sax man Stan Getz piping "When I Go, I Go All the Way" from a tree limb, Prof. Irwin Corey entertaining on a beach in Malibu, songstress Jaye P. Morgan with "So in Love" and "Nobody's Sweetheart" from a New York night club and "The Lively Ones" musical director Jerry Fielding and a band of far-out music makers with "Point in Question" from a Santa Monica, CA football field.moreless
    • Show D
      Show D
      Episode 4
      This installment of "The Lively Ones" features host Vic Damone with "Alright, Ok, You Win", Latin jazz from The Eddie Cano Quartet with "Panchito," and Eduardo Sasson with "Malaguena". Charlie Barnet and his band perform "Cherokee" and "Pompton Turnpike," and Mel Torme and Frances Faye team up for "Bess, You is My Woman Now." On the comedy side Dick Gautier, Ronnie Schell and Dick Patterson are seen performing at night clubs in Dallas, San Francisco and Minneapolis.moreless
    • Show C
      Show C
      Episode 3
      This episode includes host Vic Damone, from 'the wilds of Hollywood' with "At Long Last Love," trumpeters Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers and Bobby Bryant performing "Post Time" in a chariot at Hollywood Park race track, the Eddie Cano Quartet with "Cotton Candy" from Malibu Beach, dancer Barrie Chase does a routine to "I Can't Stop Loving You" at an amusement park, and jazz singer June Christy, from a night club, sings "I'll Take Romance." This show also includes a piano roll of George Gershwin playing his "Rhapsody in Blue" and a 'air ballet' provided by the Thunderbirds, the U.S. Air Force precision jet team.moreless
    • Show A
      Show A
      Episode 2
      This episode includes host Vic Damone singing "Got a Lot of Living to Do," Count Basie and his band on a sound stage performing "This Could Be the Start of Something Big," the Benny Goodman Sextet, in Washington, D.C., with "There'll Be Some Changes Made," folksingers Addiss and Crofut singing "The Missile Song" on a minesweeper, Joanie Sommers at a Hollywood night club with "Hard Hearted Hannah" and "Blues in the Night," Red Nichols and His Five Pennies in New Orleans doing "Royal Garden Blues" and last, but not least, Bullwinkle J. Moose dances the bossa nova in an amimated sequence with Vic Damone.moreless
    • Show B
      Show B
      Episode 1
      This edition of "The Lively Ones" has host Vic Damone performing "Maria" at a Brooklyn pool hall. He's joined by trumpeter Al Hirt for "Easy to Love," then on to clarinetist Pete Fountain on a firetruck with "Bye Bye Bill Bailey," The Santa Monica City College marching band does "South Rampart Street Parade" and "Under the Double Eagle" on a football field, jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd is seen at the Everglades performing "Meditation" and singing comedian Allan Sherman entertains at a supper club.moreless
  • Season 1