Type
N/A
Premiered
Sep. 30, 1951
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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19x18 If Marriages are Made in Heaven, W… Aired: Jun. 23, 1970

Appleby. Silent Spot: Animals.

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 19 seasons and 283 episodes air between 1951 and 1971.

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  • During his opening monologue, Red compliments columnist Louella Parsons for winning a humanitarian award from Mt. Sinai. He further thanks Jimmy Bacon of the Associated Press for a nice…
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    During his opening monologue, Red compliments columnist Louella Parsons for winning a humanitarian award from Mt. Sinai. He further thanks Jimmy Bacon of the Associated Press for a nice article on the program. Red performs a lengthy pantomime of what happened when he brought home a box of chocolates for his wife, Georgia. The Skelton Film Scrapbook, titled "Willie the Barber", depicts Willie's misadventures as a barber. The Skelton Scrapbook, named "Quiz the Candidate", features huckster San Fernando Red responding to queries about his campaign for public office.
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  • During his opening monologue, Red demonstrates what happens when a man who has never smoked is offered a cigar. The first sketch, titled "Pitchman Pete" displays a TV hawker trying to sell a…
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    During his opening monologue, Red demonstrates what happens when a man who has never smoked is offered a cigar. The first sketch, titled "Pitchman Pete" displays a TV hawker trying to sell a robot from the Reliable Robot Company. The second skit, called "French Hand Laundry" is a Tide commercial. The last sketch, named "Fancy Footwork", finds Cauliflower McPugg fighting boxer Perky, played by Charles Bronson early in his career and using his real name Charles Buchinsky. The Sportsmen entertain during the program, singing "The Whiffenpoof Song" and "Merrily We Roll Along."
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  • Merv Griffin sings 'I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts' as well as a medley of English pub songs. Merv joins the Tom Hansen Dancers for the production number 'Real Live Girl.' In the Olio…
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    Merv Griffin sings 'I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts' as well as a medley of English pub songs. Merv joins the Tom Hansen Dancers for the production number 'Real Live Girl.' In the Olio Spot, Red and Bern Hoffman play convicts in crossover gags. In the Silent Spot, titled 'Indian Scout', a wagon master holds an open audition while scouting for an Indian guide (Red).
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