The Steve Allen Show

Season 2 Episode 39

Benny Goodman; Yvonne De Carlo; Peter Lawford; Professor Irwin Corey

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Jul 07, 1957 on NBC
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Benny Goodman; Yvonne De Carlo; Peter Lawford; Professor Irwin Corey
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--Benny Goodman (musician) - a medley of George Gershwin songs with his quartet, he and Steve do a clarinet duet, "St. Louis Blues" with the orchestra.

--Yvonne De Carlo (actress) - sings "The End Of the Love Affair"

--Peter Lawford (actor) - he and Steve play lifeguards making comments about the people on the beach.

--Professor Irwin Corey (comedian) - in his eccentric monologue, he begins raving at the cameramen and then stagehands chase his through the theater.

--Also, Steve does a bit on the interviews done by Mike Wallace-types who put their guests on the hot seat. He interviews the nervous guest (Knotts), the evasive, double-talking guest (Al Kelly), and the belligerent guest who wants a fight (Nye). In a sketch, Steve and Yvonne play parents debating on names for their kid.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman

Himself

Guest Star

Yvonne De Carlo

Yvonne De Carlo

Herself

Guest Star

Irwin Corey

Irwin Corey

Himself

Guest Star

Skitch Henderson

Skitch Henderson

Series Regular / Bandleader

Recurring Role

Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn

Series Regular / Announcer

Recurring Role

Don Knotts

Don Knotts

Series Regular

Recurring Role

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