The Steve Allen Show

Season 2 Episode 11

Ethel Waters; Charlton Heston; Gypsy Rose Lee; Bobby Van; Floyd Patterson

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Dec 02, 1956 on NBC
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Ethel Waters; Charlton Heston; Gypsy Rose Lee; Bobby Van; Floyd Patterson
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Guests:
--Ethel Waters (actress) - sings "Happiness Is Just A Thing Called Joe" and "Taking A Chance On Love"
--Charlton Heston (actor) - plays various types of movie stars who do TV variety shows: one who thanks everyone for his success, one who doesn't know which show he's on, and one who shows long clips from his movies
--Gypsy Rose Lee - In "The Coward," an adventure spoof set in the Yukon, she plays a saloon girl
--Bobby Van (dancer) - dance number where he runs around the theater chased by stagehands
--Don Newcombe (Dodgers player) - chats and tosses balls with Steve
--Vince Martin and the Tarriers (folk group) - "Cindy, Oh, Cindy"
--Floyd Patterson and Archie Moore (boxers) - talk about their 11/30/1956 fight when Floyd became the world heavyweight champ
Also: Steve asks Skitch, Nye and Poston for their cures for the cold in the "Man on the Street" segment.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Ethel Waters

Ethel Waters

Herself

Guest Star

Bobby Van

Bobby Van

Himself

Guest Star

Vince Martin

Vince Martin

Himself

Guest Star

Tom Poston

Tom Poston

Series Regular

Recurring Role

Louis Nye

Louis Nye

Series Regular

Recurring Role

Gene Rayburn

Gene Rayburn

Series Regular / Announcer

Recurring Role

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