Here's Edie

This was an American comedy skit show that ran from April 9, 1962 until March 19, 1964. The show showcases different skits put together and are performed in front of a live studio audience. The skits are meant to be light-hearted and not too serious. The star of the show, Edie Adams, and Don Chastain, Dick Shawn, and Peter Hanley all four work together on the skit, playing different roles to make each one funny.

MVD Entertainment Group
1 Season, 22 Episodes
April 9, 1962
Classic TV, Comedy
6.5/10
Cast: Edie Adams
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Here's Edie
Episodes

Here's Edie Full Episode Guide

  • The Beatles made their debut on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, a few weeks before this episode was written and taped, making Mathis's performances even more of interest.

  • Regulars Mitzi McCall & Charlie Brill continue to provide some of the better comedy bits in the show. John Raitt's baritone voice and Charlie Byrd's blend of classical, bossa and jazz fill out the musical landscape of the episode.

  • Big Band is once again the show's centerpiece, with Woody Herman and His Band doing a solid 12-minute set.

  • This episode is a showcase for its singular guest performer, Mr. Mack the Knife himself, Bobby Darin.

  • Guests in this episode include Terry-Thomas and Spike Jones.

  • Guests in this episode include Pete Fountain, Cliff Norton; plus Don Chastain, and Peter Hanley.

  • The flavor of Rowan & Martin's club act is in full play in their segment with the orchestra, as is their chemistry in the closing bit with Edie and Andre Previn.

  • Highlights of this episode are the musical performances of Lauritz Melchior, Count Basie and John Hendricks. The numbers where Edie and Don Chastain join Hendricks for arrangements originally done by the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross are a knockout.

  • Guests in this episode include Allan Sherman, The United Nations Children's Choir; plus regulars George Furth, Don Chastain, and Peter Hanley.

  • Highlights of this episode include duets with Edie and Nancy, and a musical performance of "Muskrat Ramble" that combines Dixieland instruments and scat-singing.

  • L.A. Dodgers' base-stealing champion Maury Wills is featured in this episode, which draws on an unusual variety of material: folk singing, flamenco, Villa-Lobos, Kabuki, plus a rendition by Edie of "That's All."

  • Guests in this episode include Zsa Zsa Gabor, Eddie Sauter, and Stan Getz.

  • Guests in this episode include Bob Hope, Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra, The United Nations Children's Choir, and Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra.

  • Guests in this episode include Buddy Hackett, The United Nations Children's Choir, and Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra.

  • Guests in this episode include Hoagy Carmichael, Rowan & Martin, Hank Henry, the Homer Garrett Dancers, The Eligibles, and Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra.

  • Guests in thsi episode include Charlie Barnet, The Eligibles, the Earl Barton Dancers, Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra, and Eddie Fisher.

  • Guests in this episode include Stan Getz, Laurindo Almeida, the Roger Wagner Chorale, Jerry Fielding and His Orchestra. Plus cameos by Don Rickles and Cesar Romero.

  • Guests in this episode include Sir Michael Redgrave, the Piccadilly Buskers, the Grenadier Guards, the Third Air Force Band, and the children of London.

  • Special #1-"New York" Airdate: October 23, 1962 Guests: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Peter Falk, the Claremont

  • For her debut program, Edie presents her own characters and favorite songs, ones presumably familiar to her fans from live appearances and her work on the Ernie Kovacs shows.

  • Here's Edie Pilot - April 9, 1962

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