The Steve Allen Show

Season 2 Episode 4

Abbott & Costello; Lionel Hampton; Mickey Mantle; Fran Allison

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 07, 1956 on NBC
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Abbott & Costello; Lionel Hampton; Mickey Mantle; Fran Allison
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Guests:
--Abbott & Costello (comedy team) - do their "Who's On First" routine
--Lionel Hampton - "How High The Moon"
--Peggy King (singer) - "By Myself" in production number remote from the airport with stewardesses and baggage handlers dancing onto the runway
--Fran Allison (hostess) - appears in a Kukla, Fran & Ollie bit with Steve discussing college football and team spirit
--Mickey Mantle (baseball player) - talks with Steve and Claire Ruth (Babe Ruth's widow) about having just broken "The Babe's" home run record that afternoon
Also: The "Man on the Street" asks who will win the World Series with ballplayer Sal Maglie as one of those questioned. A drum challenge with Louie Bellson, and Don Lamond and Hampton.moreless

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Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle

Himself

Guest Star

Claire Merritt Ruth

Claire Merritt Ruth

Herself

Guest Star

Lionel Hampton

Lionel Hampton

Himself

Guest Star

Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn

Series Regular / Announcer

Recurring Role

Skitch Henderson

Skitch Henderson

Series Regular / Bandleader

Recurring Role

Louis Nye

Louis Nye

Series Regular

Recurring Role

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