The Steve Allen Show

Season 5 Episode 28

Ginger Rogers; Tony Bennett; Erroll Garner; Henny Youngman

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Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 16, 1960 on NBC
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Ginger Rogers; Tony Bennett; Erroll Garner; Henny Youngman
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Guests:

--Ginger Rogers (movie star) - sings and dances "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries".

--Tony Bennett (singer) - with the Ralph Sharon Quartet performs "Mam'selle", "Lullaby of Broadway", and "This Could Be the Start of Something Big" with Steve and Ginger.

--Erroll Garner (pianist) - performs with his jazz group.

--Henny Youngman (comedian) - stand-up routine. Also, he tells Steve women comics need to be more feminine, leading to a bit with slinky blonde (Rogers) sashaying around her boudoir telling jokes in her nightie.

--As head of new programs at "Screen Bombs" studio, Steve discusses their hit shows including, new for fall, "The Wonderful World of Violence" where the host and announcer beat each other senseless. Jose Jiminez (Dana) talks to Steve as an officer of the submarine Triton.
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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Ginger Rogers

Ginger Rogers

Herself

Guest Star

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

Himself

Guest Star

Erroll Garner

Erroll Garner

Himself

Guest Star

Louis Nye

Louis Nye

Series Regular

Recurring Role

Don Knotts

Don Knotts

Series Regular

Recurring Role

Pat Harrington Jr.

Pat Harrington Jr.

Series Regular

Recurring Role

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