"Freddy the Freeloader's Past" or "Rich Boy Goes Wrong" - During a police interrogation, Freddie the Freeloader reflects on his more monied days when he was attending Yale while engaged to a beautiful heiress.
"Red Goes to Dancing School" - Red mistakes Rose Marie's dancing school for a chiropractor's office. At the school, he winds up creating the "Monkey Mambo," a new dance.
Red's guest is actress Shirley Yamaguchi.
"Red Goes To Japan" - Shirley Yamaguchi saves Red from going to prison after he becomes an unwitting smuggler for an international gang.
"Tippy Toe Dancing School for Teenagers" - Red attempts to teach a ballet class at a dance school run by his girlfriend (Mary McCarty).
Red's guests are singer Abbe Lane and her musician-husband Xavier Cugat.
"Sheik Slave Market" - At a second-hand slave market, Moroccan sheik Red sneaks into a harem in hopes of getting acquainted with Abbe Lane.
Red's guest is actress Virginia Field.
"Red Becomes A Prop Man" - After Red forgets his lines, he's demoted to the prop department. Making the best of the situation, he performs pantomime bits using some of the props.
Red's guest is Mary McCarty (making her 5th Season Four appearance).
"Smithers & McGurk Go To Australia" - The Vaudeville team of Smithers & McGurk (Skelton and McCarty) win a trip to Australia. The prize includes "Ninth-Class" accommodations on a luxury liner.
"Drama Coach" - Margaret Whiting plays a movie star who refuses to appear on camera unless she is accompanied by her drama coach Dmitri Slavsky (Red).
Red's guest is singer Abbe Lane.
Red finds himself in a difficult situation when he's asked to judge a beauty contest in a Latin American country. Three of the contestants are girlfriends of powerful politicians, each of whom expects his girl to win.
Red's guest is singer Mary Meade French.
"Red Visits the Hospital" - Red goes to a hospital to cheer up a young fan. But the comedian, mistaken for a patient, ends up in an operating room where doctors suspect that his "percussionary gland is wrapped around his upper corticle."
Red's guests are actress Lynn Bari and singer Margaret Whiting.
1. "The Charity Bazaar" - At an outdoor charity bazaar, Red receives an "Atomic Kiss" from the lady (Whiting) at a kissing booth.
2. "The Ballet Dancer" - Red finds himself playing a fairy princess in an all-female ballet.
Red's guest is Mary McCarty (making her 3rd Red Skelton Show appearance this season).
The vaudeville team of Smithers & McQuirk (Skelton & McCarty) leave their jobs at a greasy spoon restaurant when they're hired to entertain at a movie producer's party. During the lavish event, a hold-up takes place.
Red's guests are Buddy Baer and singer Helen Grayco.
"Red Goes to Prison" - Wanting to land a "tough guy" movie role, Red gets himself arrested so he can learn how to play the part. Instead of believing he's a hardened criminal, Red's cellmates have him pegged as the warden's stool pigeon.
Helen Grayco, wife of Spike Jones, is the guest vocalist.
Red's guests are Hans Conried and singer-actress Barbara Ruick.
"Red Suffers from Insomnia" - Viennese psychiatrist Dr. Schnauser (Conried) tries to cure Freddie the Freeloader's sleeplessness by probing into his subconscious. Given truth serum, Freddie relives his romance with childhood sweetheart Matilda (Barbara Ruick).
"The Uranium Hunt" - Edmond O'Brien plays a grizzled old prospector who brings "human Geiger counter" Clem Kadiddlehopper with him as he searches for uranium.
Red's guest is Mary McCarty (making her 2nd "Red Skelton Show" appearance this season).
"Smithers & McGuirk - Vaudeville Team" (aka "Smithers & McGurk visit Persian Shah") - The song-and-dance team of Smithers & McGurk (Skelton and McCarty) go on a tour in a Middle Eastern country. The leader of the country seeks to add a new wife to his harem.
Red's guests are Ruth Roman and Reginald Denny.
"Trip To Mars" (aka "Queen of Mars") - Freddie the Freeloader is kidnapped by Martians who want to study a "typical" earthling.
Whisked into outer space, Freddie meets Zodia, the Queen of Mars.
Red's guest is Mary McCarty.
"Love Thy Neighbor" (aka "Trailer Park") - Red moves into "Sadie Murphy's Trailer Park" where he encounters marriage-minded Sadie Murphy, partying neighbors, and a loose bear.
Mary McCarty (as Sadie Murphy) sings "All of You."
Red's guest is Peter Lorre.
"Honeymooners Spoof" - After signing a contract with CBS television, Peter Lorre decides to go into comedy with Red Skelton as his technical advisor. The sketch segues into "The Honeymooners" ... as envisioned by Lorre. Ed Norton (Red Skelton) drops by the apartment of Ralph (Lorre) and Alice Kramden (Mary Beth Hughes). They're soon joined by a furious Trixie Norton (Muriel Landers), who reminds Ed that it's their 4th wedding anniversary.
Red's guest is actress Diana Lynn.
"Skelton Goes Back to School" - After the Los Anonymous City Board of Education discovers that he never successfully completed elementary school, the grownup Red is sent back to third grade. Diana Lynn plays Red's teacher.
Reportedly, the pantomime segment involved golf, with Red demonstrating some of the golfing techniques used by different players.
"Skelton Clears the Smog" (also known as "Smog Czar"/"Mr. Lasagna")
Red comes up with a formula for getting rid of all the smog in L.A. --- which gets the attention of gangster Mr. Lasagna.
Red's guest is actress Vivian Blaine.
1. "Tribute to Guys and Dolls" - A salute to the 1950-53 Broadway musical and the upcoming movie version.
Vivian Blaine, recreating her "Guys and Dolls" stage role of Adelaide, sings "Adelaide's Lament."
2. "The Stuntman" - Red Skelton sketch.
Red's guests are singer Abbe Lane and actor Sig Arno.
"Art Student in Paris" - To help make ends meet, art student Red becomes "Pierre the Gigolo." At a Paris café, "Pierre" meets Mademoiselle LaCranberry (Abbe Lane).
Red's guests include singer Lillian Roth.
"Chicago Red in Las Vegas" - At the Golden Money Hotel, Red is mistaken for his doppelganger, a gambler named Chicago Red.
During the above sketch, Lillian sings "I'm in Love With You, Honey."
Red's guest is Dorothy Shay (nightclub singer known as "The Park Avenue Hillbilly").
"USO Thanksgiving Show" - A Clem Kadiddlehopper sketch set at a North Pole USO show.
Dorothy Shay sings "Sagebrush Sadie" and "Blah-Blah-Blah."
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis talk about the MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association).
Red's guests are singer-actress Gloria DeHaven and actor Emory Parnell.
"He Made Good in the City" - Red plays a singing waiter who may be the lost son of Diamond Jim Brady (Emory Parnell).
Gloria DeHaven sings "I Don't Care."
Red's guest is singer-actress Martha Stewart.
"Clem At Klobber U" (aka "Clem Goes to College") - Clem Kadiddlehopper becomes a college football hero.
Martha Stewart sings "Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart."
Red's guests are orchestra leader Xavier Cugat and vocalist Abbe Lane.
A spoof of international diplomacy with Skelton as a US Ambassador, Cugat as a South American president, and Lane as the wife of "El Presidente."
Red's guests are Maxine and Laverne Andrews of The Andrews Sisters.
In "The Return of the Three Andrews Sisters," Red tries to find a replacement for Patty Andrews, who left the trio in 1953. The search is resolved when Red selects himself as Patty's stand-in.
Red's guest is singer Anna Maria Alberghetti.
A "Romeo and Juliet" parody with Red as Romeo and Alberghetti portraying Juliet.
Red's guest is opera star & nightclub entertainer Helen Traubel.
"Christopher Columbus" - In honor of Columbus Day, Skelton and Helen Traubel do a "Columbus and Isabella" skit.
Red's guests include Scottish singer Ella Logan.
"What Goes Down, Must Come Up" - Clem is tricked into buying a gas station. He's unaware that a new highway, which bypasses his business, will cause him to lose most of his customers.
Ella Logan sings "Look to the Rainbow" and "Laugh, Clown, Laugh."
Red's guests are vocalist Betty Madigan and The Szonys dance team.
Red's guests are singer Dianne Carroll, NY Giants manager Leo Durocher, and newspaper columnist Earl Wilson.
"Clem, The Rookie Baseball Player" - Clem Kadiddlehopper tries out for pitcher with the New York Giants.
Diahann Carroll sings "Why Was I Born?" and "Love is Sweeping the Country."