The Red Skelton Show

Season 13 Episode 6

Get Thee To A Cannery

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 29, 1963 on NBC
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Get Thee To A Cannery

Red's guests are Ethel Merman and Billy Barty.
Main Comedy Sketch
"Get Thee To A Cannery" - After Freddie the Freeloader scores a success with his Mulligan stew recipe, food tycoon Mother Hughes (Ethel Merman) tries to muscle in.
Musical Highlights:
Ethel Merman sings "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "A Lot of Livin' to Do," "Speak Low," "Molly Malone" and "Brahms' Lullaby."
The Silent Spot:
Red and Billy Barty don animal outfits to play a hungry cat and a clever mouse.


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Ethel Merman

Ethel Merman

Herself / Mother Hughes

Guest Star

Billy Barty

Billy Barty

Mouse (Silent Spot)

Guest Star

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