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Red's guests are Allen Jenkins, Lyle Talbot, Frank Wilcox and Rex Allen.
Freddie is groomed for Hollywood stardom after a movie he made years ago is shown on TV. Although the film was originally a flop, it's now a sensation among the nation's youth. Has-been cowboy star L.B. Jessup, jealous over Freddie's new-found success, plots revenge.
Red's guest on this filmed episode is columnist Hedda Hopper.
Hedda Hopper interviews Red Skelton in his dressing room. Red talks about how, as a boy, he wanted to be a circus clown like this father. In a flashback segment, Red (played by a child actor) runs away to join his dad in the circus.
The Skelton singers-dancers perform a circus-themed production number.
Red's guest is actress Una Merkel.
Freddie the Freeloader and his friends of the road are befriended by a charitable and wealthy matron whose "Happy Helper" group seeks to rehabilitate the hobos. The matron, Mrs. Van Wyck (Una Merkel), turns her sumptuous mansion into a club for Freddie and his chums.
Red's guests are Vincent Price and Jayne Meadows.
Clem Kadiddlehopper finds himself rewarded for a good deed by being made heir to a multimillion dollar estate.
Red's guest is Gale Robbins.
Bolivar, a disgruntled hash house cook, yearns to be a famous song writer. His girlfriend, a waitress and aspiring singer, tries to help Bolivar's career by performing one of Bolivar's compositions for an unscrupulous song publisher. The couple realize that the song was stolen when they hear it played on Peter Potter's TV show "Juke Box Jury."
Composers Jimmy McHugh, Ned Washington, David Rose and Dimitri Tiomkin appear as "Juke Box Jury" judges.