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Mickey Rooney / U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Team
Jackie Coogan / The Doodletown Pipers
Fernando Lamas / Ike Cole
Nancy Wilson / Jack Kruschen
"Love at First Fright" with Phyllis Diller (as Clara Appleby).
The Rockin' Berries sing "Poor Man's Son" and "You're My Girl."
Buddy Ebsen / Jackie and Gayle
The Silkie performs "A Long Time Gone" and "It Ain't Me, Babe."
"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.
Red's guests are actress Tallulah Bankhead and jazz pianist Horst Jankowski.
Horst Jankowski performs "A Walk in the Black Forest" and "Play a Simple Melody."
"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).
Red's guests are actor Robert Vaughn and singing group The Doodletown Pipers.
The Doodletown Pipers sing "Those Were the Days."
"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.
The Animals, in a segment filmed in England, perform "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
"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.
Stanley Holloway / The Youngfolk
Bill Dana; Mary Wickes; Sandra Gould; Jan Arvan
The Hollies perform "I'm Alive" and "Look Through Any Window"
Audrew Meadows / The Lettermen / Douglas Fowley
Johnny Mathis / Carol Byron
Harve Presnell / Reta Shaw
Bobby Rydell / The New Christy Minstrels
Red's guests are British pop duo Peter and Gordon (Peter Asher and Gordon Waller), and operatic coloratura soprano Patrice Munsel.
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."
"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.
Red's guests are Bobby Darin, and singing duo of Jackie and Gayle.
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.
While trying to impress his girlfriend (Chanin Hale), a wealthy yachtsman (Red) falls overboard.
Bobby Darin - "That Funny Feeling"
Bobby Darin with Jackie & Gayle - "Sunday in New York"
Jackie & Gayle - "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows"
Freddie & the Dreamers, in a segment filmed in England, perform "I'm Telling You Now" and "A Little You."
"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.
A married couple, Red Skelton and Sheila Rogers, return home from their Summer vacation.
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.
"Stupidity-Italian " a Clem Kadiddlehopper with Petula Clark and Romo Vincent.
Silent spot: TV repairman.
Petula sings "I Know A Place" & "A Sign Of The Times."
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).
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.
Diana Ross and the Supremes sing "Rockabye Your Baby" and "Mother Dear"