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Red's guests are "Perry Mason" star Raymond Burr and rock group The Beach Boys.
Musical Highlights: The Beach Boys perform "I Get Around" and "In My Room."
Comedy Sketch: "Crime Doesn't Pay Like It Used To" - With the help of dishonest San Fernando Red, janitor George Goodguy (Burr) has been elevated to the office of district attorney. Now Red wants to discredit his former protégé. Also appearing in this courtroom sketch is Julie Redding portraying a defendant named Fifi.
Silent Spot: Red plays a vaudeville magician who serves dinner to a young lady in a rooming house where the rules prohibit female visitors.
Red's guests are actors Mickey Rooney and Jackie Coogan. The musical guests are The Snobs, four 17-year-olds from London who wear powdered wigs, velvet coats, silk cravats and buckle shoes.
Musical Highlights: The Snobs perform "Buckle Shoe Stomp," "Henry VIII" and "Love Potion No. 9."
Comedy Sketch: "I'm Heading For the Last Grown-Up" - Mickey Rooney portrays the commander of an atomic submarine which has been submerged for seven years.
Silent Spot: Red plays a fisherman who's trying to outwit a game warden (Jackie Coogan).
Red's guests are Tony Bennett, Virginia Grey, Jules Munshin, and Sandra Gould.
Musical Highlights: In a circus setting, Tony Bennett sings "The Show Must Go On" and "Make Someone Happy."
Comedy Sketch: "I Came, I Saw, I Conked Her" - George Appleby needs to find a husband for his sister-in-law Hortense (Sandra Gould) and tries to unload her on a doctor (Jules Munshin).
Silent Spot: Red play a barber who ruins his customer's head of hair by using an overly-potent dandruff remover.
Cesar Romero / Poncie Ponce
Bobby Rydell - medley: "When I Take My Sugar to Tea," "My Baby Just Cares for Me," "Walking My Baby Back Home" and "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You."
Connie Stevens plays Daisy June in a Clem Kadiddlehopper sketch.
Janet Blair sings "I Am Woman, You Are Man" and "As You Desire Me." She also appears in a Freddie the Freeloader sketch.
Jackie Coogan and Vivian Vance appear in a George Appleby sketch.
The Womenfolk perform three songs including "Little Boxes."
Merv Griffin appears in a Freddie the Freeloader sketch and, later in show, sings "Once in a Lifetime" and "Little Man You've Had a Busy Day".
The Paris Sisters sing "Some of These Days" and "Once in a While."
Stubby Kaye sings "The Music Goes Round and Round."
"Stroodel and Freudloader-Instant Brainwashers" with George Gobel and Jules Munshin.
"To Tell a Fib" with Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis.
Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis sing "Jericho," "I Believe," "Smile" and "Elijah Rock."
Red's guests are actors Dennis O'Keefe and Jackie Coogan. The musical guest is singer Joanie Sommers.
Comedy Sketch: "Sing a Song of Sing Sing" - Big Louie (Coogan) tries to capture Seymour the Snitch (O'Keefe), a gangster who "sang" before a crime investigating committee. Red plays an acquaintance of Seymour who gets caught in Louie's trap.
Silent Spot: Red plays the father of quintuplets who's trying to take care of the babies while his wife is away for a rest.
Red's guests are comedienne Martha Raye and Raye's daughter Melodye Condos.
Musical Highlights: Martha Raye sings "Gone with the Wind."
Melodye Condos sings "Teacher's Pet."
Raye and Condos perform a medley of love songs ("Love Is A Simple Thing," "The Second Time Around," "Too Young," "When Your Lover Has Gone" "Our Love Is Here To Stay" and "Hooray For Love").
Comedy Sketch: "The Mouth Shall Rise Again" - A three-part Sheriff Deadeye sketch. Washerwoman Martha Raye answers Deadeye's ad for a mail-order bride. Also appearing in the sketch are Peter Mamakos (as Mirage the Gunslinger), Melodye Condos (as the washerwoman's co-worker), and Howard Wendell (as the preacher).
Silent Spot: The New Roommate" - A bookworm (Red) shares a dorm room room with a inconsiderate athlete (played by Peter Lupus).
The Kessler Twins
Clara Appleby (Audrey Meadows) gets a job at George's office. Richard Deacon plays George's boss.
The Lettermen sing a medley.
Ethel Merman / Billy Barty
Doodles Weaver and Herb Vigran appear in a Clem Kadiddlehopper comedy sketch.
Rosemary Clooney sings "Married I Can Always Get" and "Why Shouldn't I?"
Red's guests are actress Shirley Temple and rock group The Beach Boys.
Musical Highlights: The Beach Boys perform "Surfin' USA" and "Things We Did Last Summer."
Comedy Sketch: "Love is a Many-Splintered Thing" (aka "Passion in Pasadena") - Freddie the Freeloader crashes a high society costume party, and falls in love with a debutante (Shirley Temple) who's dressed as a hobo.
Silent Spot: Skelton plays a panicky construction worker trying to keep from falling off a high-rise steel building.