The Red Skelton Show - Season 13

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  • Love is a Many-Splintered Thing (a.k.a. Passion in Pasadena)

    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.

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  • My Son, the Monster
    10/1/63
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    Sketch:
    "My Son, the Monster" - Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows play the parents of Junior Cavendish, the "Mean Widdle Kid." Junior is hurting his parents' Vaudeville act.
    Music:
    Joanie Somers sings "I Love a Piano" and "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody."
    Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows perform "When I'm in Love."moreless
  • Pop is a Weasel
    Pop is a Weasel
    Episode 3
    10/8/63
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    Sketch:
    "Pop is a Weasel" with Jackie Coogan (as Joe Passabuck, a studio head) and Ginger Rogers (as Scarlett O'Fever).
    Music:
    Ginger Rogers sings "I Could Do a Fandango" and "Don't Blame Me" in a production number with series choreographer Tom Hansen.
  • Bewitched, Bothered, And Brainless
    10/15/63
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    Doodles Weaver and Herb Vigran appear in a Clem Kadiddlehopper comedy sketch.
    Music:
    Rosemary Clooney sings "Married I Can Always Get" and "Why Shouldn't I?"

  • Don't Sit Under the Tombstone With Anyone Else But Me
    Sketch:
    "Don't Sit Under the Tombstone With Anyone Else But Me" with Jane Powell.
    Music:
    Jane Powell - 'Show Tune' medley.
  • Get Thee To A Cannery
    10/29/63
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    Ethel Merman / Billy Barty

  • Do You Take This Woman For Your Awful Wedded Wife?

    Sketch:
    Clara Appleby (Audrey Meadows) gets a job at George's office. Richard Deacon plays George's boss.
    Music:
    The Lettermen sing a medley.

  • It's So Nice to Have a Louse Around the House
    Sketch:
    "It's So Nice to Have a Louse Around the House" The parents of Junior Cavendish (The Mean Widdle Kid) are seeing a divorce. Jack E. Leonard plays the judge. Roland Winters and Jane Dulo appear as Junior's parents.
    Music:
    Beverly Wright sings "Joey," "It's a Most Unusual Day" and "I Stayed Too Long at the Fair."moreless
  • The Bachelor and the Boobyhatcher
    11/19/63
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    Sketch:
    "The Bachelor and the Boobyhatcher" with Bobby Rydell.
    Music:
    Bobby Rydell - "Strike Up the Band," "Make Mine Drums," and "The Music Stopped."
  • Goodnight, Sour Prince
    12/3/63
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    Guests:
    Raymond Burr
    The Kessler Twins

  • The Mouth Shall Rise Again
    12/10/63
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    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).

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  • Sing a Song of Sing Sing
    12/17/63
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    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.

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  • Will The Real Clara Appleby Shut Up? (a.k.a. To Tell A Fib)

    Sketch:
    "To Tell a Fib" with Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis.
    Music:
    Jane Russell, Connie Haines and Beryl Davis sing "Jericho," "I Believe," "Smile" and "Elijah Rock."

  • Shrink My Head, I'm A Stranger In Paradise (a.k.a. Stroodel and Freudloader-Instant Brainwashers)

    Sketch:
    "Stroodel and Freudloader-Instant Brainwashers" with George Gobel and Jules Munshin.
    Music:
    Vi Valasco

  • Sit Down, You're Rocking The Vote
    1/14/64
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    Music:
    The Paris Sisters sing "Some of These Days" and "Once in a While."
    Stubby Kaye sings "The Music Goes Round and Round."

  • A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Dump

    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".

  • That's the Way the Fortune Cookie Crumbles
    Sketch:
    "That's the Way the Fortune Cookie Crumbles" with Pat Suzuki and Jack Soo.
  • Cast Your Brat Upon the Water
    2/4/64
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    Sketch:
    "Cast Your Brat Upon the Water" - Junior Cavendish's mother (Helen O'Connell) won't believe him when he accuses the new butler (Vincent Price) of being a thief.
    Music:
    Helen O'Connell sings "When the World Was Young" "The Best is Yet to Come" and "My Shining Hour."
  • Lives of a Bungle Lancer
    2/11/64
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    Sketch:
    "Lives of a Bungle Lancer" with Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
  • Take Her, She's Mean
    2/18/64
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    Guests:
    Pat Carroll
    Jean-Paul Vignon

  • How Are Things in Glocca Moron?"
    2/25/64
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    Sketch:
    "How Are Things in Glocca Moron?" with Don Knotts.
    Music:
    The Youngfolk perform "Sinner Man."
  • On Top of Old Hokey
    On Top of Old Hokey
    Episode 22
    3/3/64
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    Sketch:
    "On Top of Old Hokey" - Melvin Trueheart (Liberace) is chosen by Sheriff Deadeye as his possible replacement.
    Music:
    Liberace (playing piano) - performs "More," "More Than You Know?" and "No New Tunes on This Old Piano."
  • One Man's Mate Is Another Man's Poison

    Jackie Coogan and Vivian Vance appear in a George Appleby sketch.
    Music:
    The Womenfolk perform three songs including "Little Boxes."

  • I Was a S.A.P. for the F.B.I.
    3/17/64
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    Sketch:
    "I Was a S.A.P. for the F.B.I." - Amateur spy Clem Kadiddlehopper joins Secret Agent 6 7/8 (Mickey Rooney) on a mission.
    Music:
    Jo Stafford sings "Isn't It a Lovely Day"
  • Tiptoe Through The Trash Cans
    3/31/64
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    Music:
    Janet Blair sings "I Am Woman, You Are Man" and "As You Desire Me." She also appears in a Freddie the Freeloader sketch.

  • I Want To Go Where The Wild Goof Goes

    Connie Stevens plays Daisy June in a Clem Kadiddlehopper sketch.

  • The Goon And Sixpence
    4/14/64
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    Vincent Price
    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."

  • Keep The Tramp Fires Burning
    4/21/64
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    Cesar Romero / Poncie Ponce

  • I Came, I Saw, I Conked Her
    4/28/64
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    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.

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  • I'm Heading For The Last Grownup
    5/5/64
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    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).

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  • Crime Doesn't Pay Like It Used To
    5/12/64
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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.

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