The Red Skelton Show - Season 15

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Episode Guide

  • How Stupid Of Cupid
    9/14/65
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    Music:
    Freddie & the Dreamers, in a segment filmed in England, perform "I'm Telling You Now" and "A Little You."
    Comedy Sketch:
    "How Stupid Of Cupid" - Clem Kadiddlehopper falls madly in love with the female dummy controlled by Quincy Quiverlips (Paul Ford), the world's worst ventriloquist.
    Silent Spot:
    A married couple, Red Skelton and Sheila Rogers, return home from their Summer vacation.

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  • The Fastest Crumb In The West
    9/21/65
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    Red's guests are Bobby Darin, and singing duo of Jackie and Gayle.
    Comedy Sketch:
    In "The Fastest Crumb in the West," cowardly Sheriff Deadeye tries to get his hands on the "Brave Juice" concocted by Running Fever (Darin), an American Indian medicine man.
    Silent Spot:
    While trying to impress his girlfriend (Chanin Hale), a wealthy yachtsman (Red) falls overboard.
    Musical Highlights:
    Bobby Darin - "That Funny Feeling"
    Bobby Darin with Jackie & Gayle - "Sunday in New York"
    Jackie & Gayle - "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows"

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  • Loafer Come Back To Me
    9/28/65
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    Mickey Rooney / U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Team

  • Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wife?
    10/5/65
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    Red's guests are British pop duo Peter and Gordon (Peter Asher and Gordon Waller), and operatic coloratura soprano Patrice Munsel.
    Music:
    Peter and Gordon perform "Don't Pity Me."
    Patrice Munsel (opera soprano) with Peter and Gordon sing "You Don't Want My Love."
    Patrice Munsel sings "Summertime."
    Comedy sketches:
    "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wife?" - A George Appleby sketch with Patrice Munsel playing his wife Clara.
    Silent Spot - Red plays a fussy bachelor who owns a parrot.

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  • Loco Boy Makes Good
    10/12/65
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    Bobby Rydell / The New Christy Minstrels

  • A Taste Of Money
    A Taste Of Money
    Episode 6
    10/19/65
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    Harve Presnell / Reta Shaw

  • Here Comes The Bribe
    10/26/65
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    Johnny Mathis / Carol Byron

  • Hobo A Go-Go
    Hobo A Go-Go
    Episode 8
    11/2/65
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    Audrew Meadows / The Lettermen / Douglas Fowley

  • Brats In Your Belfry
    11/9/65
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    Guests:
    Vic Dana
    Bill Dana; Mary Wickes; Sandra Gould; Jan Arvan

  • Goofy Goofy Gander
    Goofy Goofy Gander
    Episode 10
    11/16/65
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    Stanley Holloway / The Youngfolk

  • Somebody Down Here Hates Me
    11/30/65
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    Music:
    The Animals, in a segment filmed in England, perform "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
    Comedy sketches:
    "Somebody Down Here Hates Me" - A George Appleby sketch with Robert Morse playing the freeloading brother of Clara Appleby (Doris Singleton).
    Silent Spot - Red does a pantomime as a mad scientist.

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  • Never On A Bum-Day
    Never On A Bum-Day
    Episode 12
    12/7/65
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    Red's guests are actor Robert Vaughn and singing group The Doodletown Pipers.
    Music:
    The Doodletown Pipers sing "Those Were the Days."
    Comedy sketches:
    "Never On A Bum-Day" - A guardian angel (Carol Byron) protects Freddie the Freeloader from Officer McGuire (Robert Vaughn).
    Silent Spot - Red does a pantomime as an expectant father.

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  • Jerk Of All Trades
    Jerk Of All Trades
    Episode 13
    12/14/65
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    Red's guests are actress Tallulah Bankhead and jazz pianist Horst Jankowski.
    Music
    :
    Horst Jankowski performs "A Walk in the Black Forest" and "Play a Simple Melody."
    Comedy sketches:
    "Jerk Of All Trades" - Sharp-nosed gas company employee Clem Kadiddlehopper searches for a leak in a Madame Fragrant's Chez Fragrance perfume factory. The factory owner, Madame Fragrant (Tallulah Bankhead) decides to recruit him as espionage weapon against her competitors.
    Silent Spot - Skelton portrays E. Scrooge, a Christmas-hating newsstand proprietor having to contend with a Santa Claus (George Neise), a Christmas tree vendor (Jan Arvan), a shopkeeper (Chris Whitman) and a robber (Chris Stephens).

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  • The Plight Before Christmas (1965)
    12/21/65
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    "The Plight Before Christmas" 1965 with Greer Garson. A color restaging of the 1964 B&W Christmas special.
  • Monotony On The Bounty
    12/28/65
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    Music:
    The Silkie performs "A Long Time Gone" and "It Ain't Me, Babe."
    Comedy sketches:
    "Monotony On The Bounty" - Con-man San Fernando Red and his cohort Ruby (Emmaline Henry) operate the Fly-By-Night Travel Agency. Their client is Harry Cleancut (Cesar Romero), a heartthrob trying to escape from his fans.
    Silent Spot - Skelton portrays a fish market proprietor with customer problems.

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  • When Nut-Hood Was in Flower
    1/4/66
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    Red's guests are Milton Berle and Linda Bennett.

    Musical Highlights: Linda sings, "I'm Nobody's Baby" and "Limehouse Blues".

    Comedy Sketch: Red and Milton appear in "When Nut-Hood Was in Flower", the story of a torture-instrument salesman in the kingdom of Anesthesia.

    Silent Spot: Red mimes a husband taking down the family Christmas tree.
  • Shine On Harvest Goon
    1/11/66
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    Buddy Ebsen / Jackie and Gayle

  • Concert in Pantomime (1966)
    1/18/66
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    Concert in Pantomime '66 with Marcel Marceau
  • The Agony And The Nag-Ony
    1/25/66
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    Guests:
    Vincent Price
    Diana Ross and the Supremes sing "Rockabye Your Baby" and "Mother Dear"

  • Down The Old Chisholm Trail With The Old Chiseler

    George Gobel
    Music:
    The Hollies perform "I'm Alive" and "Look Through Any Window"

  • Be It Ever So Homely, There's No Face Like Clem

    Music:
    Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Bass perform "Zorba the Greek," "Mexican Shuffle" and "Tijuana Taxi."
    Tina Louise sings "The Lady Is a Tramp."
    Main comedy sketch:
    "Be It Ever So Homely, There's No Face Like Clem"- Hollywood director Fritz Flicker (Roland Winters) is trying to find the ugliest face in the world to be cast opposite the world's most beautiful actress (Tina Louise).

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  • Half a Loafer is Better Than None
    2/15/66
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    Comedy:
    Opening sketch: Karate expert.
    "Half a Loafer is Better Than None" - Freddie is a famous hunter's lost son.
    Silent Spot: "The Millionaire's Son Goes to Work"
    Music:
    Donna Loren sings "Johnny One-Note" and "The Way of Love".
  • A Thousand And One Arabian Nuts
    2/22/66
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    Guests:
    Stubby Kaye
    Muriel Landers

  • The Red Skelton Scrapbook (1966)
    3/1/66
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    The Red Skelton Scrapbook '66 Hosted by John Wayne

    Musical Highlights: The Tom Hansen dancers offer "Matchmaker" and "Sticky Fingers".

    Comedy Sketch: Tipsy Willie Lump Lump gets up on the wrong side of the house - his wife has rearranged the furniture.

    Blackouts: Red plays a man having "just one more drink", a confused inventor, a kettledrum player, a mathematician, a hunter, a headache sufferer and a man taking medicine.

    Ballet: "The Spectre of the Rose", Skelton style, with dancer Roberta Lubell.

    Silent Spot: Red mimes a Gay Nineties suitor courting his lady love (Chanin Hale).

    Also: Red does his famous doughnut dunking routine and gets John Wayne's tips on Western-style courting.

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  • Love At First Fright
    3/29/66
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    Sketch:
    "Love at First Fright" with Phyllis Diller (as Clara Appleby).
    Musical guests:
    The Rockin' Berries sing "Poor Man's Son" and "You're My Girl."

  • Goodbye, Mr. Gyp
    Goodbye, Mr. Gyp
    Episode 26
    4/5/66
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    Jackie Coogan / The Doodletown Pipers

  • The Bum Who Came In From The Cold
    4/12/66
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    Nancy Wilson / Jack Kruschen

  • Bratman
    Bratman
    Episode 28
    4/19/66
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    Fernando Lamas / Ike Cole

  • A Beauty Can Skin You Deep
    4/26/66
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    Sketch:
    "A Beauty Can Skin You Deep" with Abbe Lane.
  • Our Man Fink
    Our Man Fink
    Episode 30
    5/3/66
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    Red's guest is operatic baritone Robert Merrill.

    Musical Highlights: Robert Merrill sings "Mattinata," "Come Back to Sorrento" and "What Is This Thing Called Love?"

    Comedy Sketch: "Our Man Fink" - Sheriff Deadeye is tricked by beautiful Tessie Torso (Pat Priest) into joining the army, where he serves under Colonel Fiasco (Robert Merrill), whose troops are surrounded by Pancho Vanilla (also played by Merrill).

    Silent Spot: A starving sculptor (Red) tries to supplement his meal with an elusive pigeon.

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  • Sweet Smell Of Failure
    5/10/66
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    Red's guest is singer Jack Jones. Virginia Grey also appears.

    Musical Highlights: Jack Jones sings "The Impossible Dream" and "You've Got Possibilities."

    Comedy Sketch: "Sweet Smell Of Failure" - Freddie the Freeloader is tricked into taking a list of spies to Lisbon on an aircraft loaded with secret agents. Virginia Grey plays the stewardess.

    Silent Spot: An elaborate dinner party thrown by a nouveau riche Texan.

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  • Stupidity, Italian Style
    5/17/66
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    Comedy Sketches:
    "Stupidity-Italian " a Clem Kadiddlehopper with Petula Clark and Romo Vincent.
    Silent spot: TV repairman.
    Music:
    Petula sings "I Know A Place" & "A Sign Of The Times."

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