Sep. 30, 1951
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Red Skelton Show

Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

The Red Skelton Show Season 10 (1960-1961)

10x04 10 10x04 William Demarest
William Demarest plays Burnside, a political boss who believes that Clem Kadiddlehopper (Red Skelton) would make the ideal Presidential candidate.
Oct. 11, 1960
10x05 10 10x05 Vincent Price
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Oct. 18, 1960
10x06 10 10x06 Freddie's Manhattan
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Oct. 25, 1960
10x07 10 10x07 Jayne Meadows
San Fernando Red (Red Skelton) launches an investigation of investigating committees.
Nov. 01, 1960
10x08 10 10x08 George Appleby's Time Machine
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Nov. 15, 1960
10x09 10 10x09 November 22, 1960
REPEAT of a Thanksgiving episode with William Frawley.
Nov. 22, 1960
10x10 10 10x10 November 29, 1960
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Nov. 29, 1960
10x11 10 10x11 George Appleby's neighbor, Joan Williams
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Dec. 06, 1960
10x12 10 10x12 December 13, 1960
""Red Skelton"" was pre-empted on this date.
Dec. 13, 1960
10x13 10 10x13 December 27, 1960
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Dec. 27, 1960
10x14 10 10x14 January 3, 1961
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Jan. 03, 1961
10x15 10 10x15 January 10, 1961
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Jan. 10, 1961
10x16 10 10x16 Ed Sullivan (guest host) / Bobby Rydell
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Jan. 17, 1961
10x17 10 10x17 January 24, 1961
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Jan. 24, 1961
10x18 10 10x18 January 31, 1961
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Jan. 31, 1961
10x19 10 10x19 February 7, 1961
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Feb. 07, 1961
10x20 10 10x20 February 14, 1961
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Feb. 14, 1961
10x21 10 10x21 March 7, 1961
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Mar. 07, 1961
10x22 10 10x22 Freddie and the Baby
--Sketch: Freddie the Freeloader finds an abandoned infant.
Mar. 14, 1961
10x23 10 10x23 Deadeye and the Alamo with Cesar Romero
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Mar. 28, 1961
10x24 10 10x24 Clem's Theater with Hans Conried
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Apr. 04, 1961
10x25 10 10x25 Clem the Genius - Billy Gilbert & Roland Winters
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Apr. 25, 1961
10x26 10 10x26 Freddie's Shipwreck with Sebastian Cabot
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May. 16, 1961
10x27 10 10x27 Clem's Watermelons
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May. 30, 1961
10x28 10 10x28 Appleby's Fallout Shelter
George and Clara Appleby sketch: --Clara discovers that her refrigerator was raided during the night.
Jun. 06, 1961
10x29 10 10x29 Appleby's Remote Control with Cara Williams
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Jun. 27, 1961

Season 10 Characters

Announcer played by Art Gilmore
Himself - Host played by Red Skelton
Themselves played by David Rose and His Orchestra
Clem Kadiddlehopper played by Red Skelton
George Appleby played by Red Skelton
Clara Appleby played by Cara Williams
Freddie the Freeloader played by Red Skelton
Muggsy played by Sebastian Cabot
Gertrude and Heathcliffe played by Red Skelton
San Fernando Red played by Red Skelton
Daisy June played by Phyllis Avery
Sheriff Deadeye played by Red Skelton
Paw Kadiddlehopper played by Jan Arvan
Guest played by Durward Kirby
Himself - Guest Host played by Garry Moore
Ruby played by Jayne Meadows
Bolivar Shagnasty played by Red Skelton
Cauliflower McPugg played by Red Skelton
Mime Cameo played by Red Skelton
Dr. Benson played by Jackie Coogan
Lady Wickersham played by Barbara Morrison
Watkins played by John Hoyt
Dr. A. J. Norton played by Lyle Talbot
Lord Wickersham played by Charles Cantor
Edward R. Furrow played by William Schallert

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Season 10 Videos

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Season 10 Trivia

  • Episode 15 - Red Skelton appears in a mimed sequence taped earlier as six different people eating hot dogs at a ballgame.
  • Episode 10 - This program, a tribute to one of Red Skelton's TV sponsors, was taped at the Johnson's Wax Company plant in Racine, WI.
  • Episode 18 - The title refers to the Battle of the Alamo fought during the war for Texan independence.
  • Episode 13 - Archived newspapers indicate Marilyn Maxwell sang several songs, Herb Shriner told several Hoosier-related jokes, and Bobby Rydell appeared in a sketch as Red Skelton character Clem Kadiddlehopper's twin brother.
  • Episode 12 - This program was the first in a series featuring guest hosts and repeats while Red Skelton recuperated from radical surgery. He would eventually return on 14 March 1961. Danny Thomas reprises his nightclub routine, Angela Cartwright sings a few songs, and Rusty Hamer performs a drum

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