The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour

Season 3 Episode 4

Show 23 - Tony Curtis, Barbara McNair

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 06, 1972 on CBS
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Show 23 - Tony Curtis, Barbara McNair
1. Sonny and Cher open the show with "For Once In My Life" and banter about Sonny having been asked to pose for a nude centerfold.
2. Cher sings "A Song For You"
3. "The Cultural Spot" -- Detective Fat (Tony) is hired by Gangster Big, a rotund mobster (regular Ted Zeigler), to find out which one of his overweight gang has a contract out on him. The suspects include Penelope Plump, his moll (Cher); Sally Stout, a singer in his nightclub (Barbara); and Harry Obese, Mr. Big's driver (Sonny).
4. Barbara sings a medley of "I Believe In Music" and "Without a Song"
5. A gypsy fortune teller (Cher) grants Tony his dream of becoming a great cowboy.
6. Sonny and Cher sing "A Cowboy's Work Is Never Done" to an animated piece by cartoonist John Wilson.
7. Sonny joins Tony on an invisible bench in the park.
8. Sonny and Cher perform "Thunder and Lightning"
9. "The Vamps" -- Scheherazade (Cher) hopes to convince an Arabian sheik (Tony) to spare her life one more day by entertaining him with another of her stories; and Lady Macbeth (Cher) persuades her husband, Lord Macbeth (Tony), to kill King Duncan and seize the throne of Scotland. (Sonny is Macduff, who comes to avenge the murdered king, and regular Ted Zeigler appears as the ghost of William Shakespeare, who comes to avenge the murder of the play.)
10. Sonny and Cher, with daughter Chastity, close the show with "I Got You Babe"moreless

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