Toast of the Town

Season 4 Episode 35

May 4, 1952

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM May 04, 1952 on CBS

Episode Recap

Episode playlist:
--"Toast of the Town" opening titles with a mention of the sponsor Lincoln-Mercury.
--Jackie Gleason pantomime: "The Poor Soul" attends a crowded movie theater with his girlfriend.
--Commercial: Lincoln-Mercury ad with Ed Sullivan.
--Pearl Bailey sings "Nothin'" and "Toot, Toot, Tootsie! (Good Bye)."
--Jackie Gleason, Art Carney and Pert Kelton do a "Honeymooners" sketch: Alice and Ralph argue as they prepare for a formal dance.
--Ed Sullivan interviews Ringling Circus sideshow performers: Nate Eagle's troupe of Little People and the "Tallest Man in Britain" Ted Evans (at 7 feet - 8.5 inches tall).
--Linon (European clown, wire-walker)
--Commercial for Lincoln-Mercury
--Jackie Gleason, as Fenwick Babbitt, performs stunts on a game show titled "Can You Do This?" in a skit with Art Carney as the quiz-master.
--Luciano Tajoli (tenor) sings a Neapolitan ballad in Italian and English.
--Sullivan's closing comments, including a plug for sponsor, Lincoln-Mercury, followed by closing credits.

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