The Red Skelton Show

Season 18 Episode 13

A Christmas Story - 1777

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 24, 1968 on NBC
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A Christmas Story - 1777
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1968 Christmas Eve Show
with guests Illinois Senator Everett Dirksen, ballerina Jillana, and Red's wife Georgia Skelton.
Dramatic moments:
Senator Dirksen recites Clement Clark Moore's poem "A Visit from Saint Nicholas."
Everett Dirksen narrates "A Christmas Story-1777," a dramatic sketch written by Skelton about a lonely soldier (played by Red) at Valley Forge.
Comedy sketch:
Georgia Skelton accepts gifts from four of Red's characters (Willie Lump Lump, Sheriff Deadeye, Freddie the Freeloader, and Clem Kadiddlehopper).
Music:
Ballerina Jiliana dances to a medley of David Rose tunes.
The Silent Spot:
Red recreates his classic routine about a husband, dressed as Santa Claus, contending with a slippery rooftop.

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    Jillana

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    Georgia Skelton

    Georgia Skelton

    Herself (Mrs. Red Skelton)

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    Everett M. Dirksen

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