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The Steve Allen Show

Season 2 Episode 29

Don Adams; Brenda Lee; Jack Carson; Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Apr 28, 1957 on NBC
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Don Adams; Brenda Lee; Jack Carson; Xavier Cugat and Abbe Lane
--Sammy Davis Jr. (singer-dancer) - cameo plugging his appearance next week
--Brenda Lee (singer) - "Bigelow 6-200" and "You're The Cream In My Coffee" (duet with Steve)
--Don Adams (comedian) - monologue about his anniversary
--Abbe Lane (singer) and Xavier Cugat & His Orchestra (Latin bandleader) - "Mambo Italiano"
--Jack Carson (comedian) - In a quiz show parody, the scene is first played normally, then as You Should Win So Long as if written by Paddy Chayefsky, then as Quiz Me Deadly by Mickey Spillane
--Peter Gennaro and Ellen Ray (dancers) - perform Mu-Cha-Cha from Broadway's Bells Are Ringing
Also: Comedy blackouts of the guests putting on makeup in the dressing room. The finale is a medley of well-known songs with the words "Cha Cha Cha" added.moreless

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