The Red Skelton Show

Season 18 Episode 2

Guess Whose Dinner Is Coming To Freddie?

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 01, 1968 on NBC
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Guess Whose Dinner Is Coming To Freddie?

Red's guests are actor Van Johnson and vocal trio The Lettermen.
Comedy sketch:
"Guess Whose Dinner Is Coming to Freddie?" Hollywood director J. L. Van Freckle (Van Johnson) offers Freddie the Freeloader the role of a tramp in a movie filmed near Freddie's Park Bench.
The Lettermen sing a medley of "Goin' Out of My Head," "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" and "Never My Love."
The Tom Hansen Dancers perform to David Roses’s "Waltz of the Bubbles."
The Olio Spot:
Van Johnson joins Red in a dance and "snappy patter" rendition of "Tea for Two."
The Silent Spot:
Red's Old Man character dances and duels when two figures in a wax museum come "alive."


Who was the Episode MVP ?

Van Johnson

Van Johnson

Movie Director

Guest Star

Joan Freeman

Joan Freeman

the Leading Lady

Guest Star

The Lettermen

The Lettermen

Themselves, musical guests

Recurring Role

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