The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection: Colgate Comedy Hour

The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection: Colgate Comedy Hour

  • 1950
  • 1 Season

Here are Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis at their madcap and musical best! The Colgate Comedy Hour is best remembered for the shows hosted by Martin and Lewis that were broadcasted live from 1950 to 1955. Guest stars include Frank Sinatra, Jack Benny, Dorothy Dandridge, Burt Lancaster, Rosemary Clooney, plus many, many more!

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Episode 28
28. Episode 28
November 13, 1955
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host their final appearance on Colgate! Jerry destroys Dean's high society engagement party. Dean sings "By a Shady Nook" and "Memories Are Made of This," and then joins Jerry for "Two Lost Souls." As host of "Martin's Mighty Midnight Matinee Movie," Dean exhibits "Eggroll is a Many Splendored Dish," a subtitled Japanese film that prominently features Jerry.
Episode 27
27. Episode 27
September 18, 1955
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host the season premiere of the newly-titled The Colgate Variety Hour. In a rather elaborate parody of "The $64,000 Question," Jerry is a phenomenal guesser, and later Dean plays a game of pool that Jerry can't help but cover with chalk dust. Their guests include Freddie Bell and the Bellhops, announcer Wendell Niles, and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra.
Episode 26
26. Episode 26
June 5, 1955
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host with featured guests including Peggie Castle, drummer Buddy Rich, and The Ebonaires. Jerry plays a Dean Martin fan who wins a contest to stay with him, interrupting Martin's second honeymoon plans. Jerry accompanies Buddy Rich in a drum performance.
Episode 25
25. Episode 25
May 8, 1955
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis welcome their mothers on this show, Angela Crocetti and Rachel Ray Levitch. To open the show, Jerry plays an announcer who introduces different celebrity impressions performed by Dean. In another sketch, Martin hires Jerry Lewis as the irresponsible babysitter. The show closes with a dance performance by Ray Malone.
Episode 24
24. Episode 24
February 13, 1955
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host with guests Franklin Pangborn, The Four Step Brothers, Micki Marlow, and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra. Jerry plays a car attendant who continually interrupts Dean's singing. Dean and Jerry fail miserably as they attempt to impress the show's sponsors. An ill Dean can't get any rest when Jerry persistently tries to kill a fly in their room.
Episode 23
23. Episode 23
December 19, 1954
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host with The Skylarks, Byron Kane, Mary Ellen Kaye, Paul Power, and Dick Stabile and his Orchestra. Songs include "That's Entertainment," "Every Street's a Boulevard," and "Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket." Jerry's a hotel bellhop who destroys honeymoon night for Dean and his new bride. At a lonely heart's club meeting, Jerry plays a shy new member.
Episode 22
22. Episode 22
May 30, 1954
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host with Vera Miles, Milton Frome, Margery Maude, Hanke Mann, Silvia Hickle, Marvin Middlebird, The Nick Castle Dancers, and Phil Abrams. Martin plays an Italian restaurant owner who hires Jerry as a waiter. In the final sketch, Jerry plays an obnoxious child that Dean and his wife decide to adopt. The two close the show with a musical dance number.
Episode 21
21. Episode 21
May 2, 1954
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with guests John Harmon, Henry Slate, Robert Carson, Dick Humphreys, Gretchen Houser, Robert Carson, Bobby Fain and The Treniers. The boys mark their 8th anniversary as a comedy team. Martin and Lewis first meet at an Atlantic City nightclub, where they're quickly fired as waiter and busboy. After being canned, they team up for a show biz act.
Episode 20
20. Episode 20
January 10, 1954
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis star, with guests Franklin Pangborn, Duke Art Jr., Birdie Brickerbrack, and The Modernaires. The show opens with Dean attempting to sing while being disrupted by Jerry's lousy trumpet playing. Jerry presents Dean with the golden record for his song "That's Amore."
Episode 19
19. Episode 19
October 4, 1953
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis welcome Burt Lancaster, Marc Platt, Fay McKenzie, and Sidney Sillman. Jerry and Dean open the show by returning back home from Europe and performing a song about their trip. Martin plays a TV-obsessed husband, and Jerry a TV appliance man who interrupts Dean's show. In another sketch, a dangerous escaped convict hides in Martin and Lewis' room.
Episode 18
18. Episode 18
May 31, 1953
Martin and Lewis welcome Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, along with Patti Lewis, The Four Step Brothers, Danny Arnold, and Don Prado. In this episode, Dean and Jerry are upstaged by Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, who refuse to leave the stage. Jerry's a disruptive nine-year-old, irritating his father and a cop at the arcade. Dean plays an airline pilot that deals with a new lunatic steward, Jerry.
Episode 17
17. Episode 17
May 3, 1953
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with special guests including Sheldon Leonard, Benny Rubin, Mary McCarty, Fay McKenzie, Jack Kruschen, and Frank Nelson. Martin and Lewis open the show with a game of "Guess the Guest." In the following sketch, both Dean and Jerry are paranoid and suspect that one is trying to kill the other.
Episode 16
16. Episode 16
January 25, 1953
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with special guests including Jeff Chandler, Connie Russell, Ray Malone, Bernie Schwartz, Peppy Willow, and Danny Arnold. The show opens with Dean visiting Jerry at his home, where the two share compiled footage of past sketches.
Episode 15
15. Episode 15
November 30, 1952
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with special guests including Robert Strauss, Danny Arnold, Kitty Kallen, and Rose Palmer. The show opens with a presentation of a "life-sized" television being shown to NBC executives, where Dean and Jerry interact with their onscreen selves. In another skit, a school for Tarzans is run by Dean, and Jerry plays an unlikely student.
Episode 14
14. Episode 14
September 21, 1952
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with special guests Rosemary Clooney, Sara Berner, Harvey Birdbox, and Danny Arnold. The show opens with Martin and Lewis presenting at a Psychiatrists Convention. In this episode, Dean brings Jerry to his little hometown in Italy for vacation. In another skit, Martin plays a man about to get married and Lewis plays a detective.
Episode 13
13. Episode 13
April 27, 1952
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with guests singer Kitty Kallen, The Four Step Brothers, Danny Arnold, Harvey Wheelwick, and announcer Hal Sawyer. Jerry tries to get a part in the "Birdwheel Frolics of 1952" by crashing a kids' singing act, the chorus line, and impersonating Marlon Brando. A special dance performance is led by The Four Step Brothers.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
March 23, 1952
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with guests including Norman Lear and Gail Bonney. Martin and Lewis introduce the show by accepting an award from the parent-teacher's association, causing a parental revolt. In another skit, Martin plays a commercial photographer, and Lewis a Peeping Tom window washer.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
February 10, 1952
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, along with special guests including Sheldon Leonard, Norman Lear, Mike Mazurki, and The Borden Twins. Martin and Lewis perform at the Mayhem Annual Awards Dinner. Jerry introduces Dean singing, "When You're Smiling." We take a peek into the personal lives of Jerry and Dean at home. Another performance involves Dean hiring Jerry as a soda jerk.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
December 30, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with guests including Margaret Dumont and Mike Mazurki. Martin and Lewis perform a skit involving a struggle to entertain a class of kindergartners. In another skit, Dean teaches Jerry how to be a proper lifeguard. Other acts include musical performances by Dean Martin accompanied by Jerry Lewis.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
November 4, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, along with featured guests including singer Dorothy Dandridge, Danny Arnold, Marion Marshall, and Donald MacBride. Martin and Lewis perform various skits, one of which involves a botched ventriloquism act.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
June 24, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, along with guests including actress Janis Paige, Danny Arnold, and dancing styles by Johnny Conrad. This episode features a skit in which Jerry Lewis plays a new kid in the neighborhood who just wants to fit in with Dean Martin's group of boys.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
June 3, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, along with guests the Demarco Sisters, Danny Arnold, Tommy Farrell, Sonny King, and dancing styles by Johnny Conrad. Set in a theater class, Jerry Lewis plays an amateur actor, with Dean as the acting instructor. Another skit features Lewis as a hillbilly and Martin as a city slicker.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
May 20, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with returning guests Bob Fosse and Mary Ann Nile. This time, the whacky duo perform various skits including an outrageous beauty pageant, a doctor giving an unruly patient a check up, and a dinner party that goes terribly awry. Featuring a comedic musical performance by Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, accompanied by Dick Stabile and his orchestra.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
April 29, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with returning guest Bob Fosse and singer Vivian Blain, and sketches involving a golf player, his trouble-maker caddy, a stern librarian, and a pesky patron. Other guests include Joey Faye, Al Goodman, Mary Ann Niles, Phil Silvers, and Mike Wallace.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
February 4, 1951
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with featured guests choreographer Bob Fosse and actress Polly Bergen. Other performances include Frank Gallop and dancer Mary Ann Niles. Martin and Lewis performs a comedy sketch about an outrageous encounter between a couple at the drive-in and a theater attendant. Another sketch involves a pesky hotel guest who plays his trumpet.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
November 12, 1950
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis host, with guests actress Joyce Randolph, singer Kitty Kallen, and comic actor Sammy Petrillo. In a babysitting sketch, Joyce Randolph plays the mom, Jerry the dad, and Petrillo the baby. Another sketch involves Lewis taking dancing lessons from Martin.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
October 15, 1950
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis invite the mayors of their hometowns to appear on the show-Ralph Villani, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey and Walter Sterling, Mayor of Steubenville, Ohio. Other featured guests include singer Kitty Kallen and musical group The Skylarks.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
September 17, 1950
Dean and Jerry perform a variety of comedy sketches concerning disruptive party guests, a man and woman reconciling after an argument, and a failing movie theater owner forcing a kid to purchase a ticket. Featured guests include blonde bombshell Marilyn Maxwell, comic dancers Barr and Estes, J.C. McCord, Jean Carson, and William McCutcheon-along with musical performances by Dean Martin.
Description

Here are Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis at their madcap and musical best! The Colgate Comedy Hour is best remembered for the shows hosted by Martin and Lewis that were broadcasted live from 1950 to 1955. Guest stars include Frank Sinatra, Jack Benny, Dorothy Dandridge, Burt Lancaster, Rosemary Clooney, plus many, many more!The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection: Colgate Comedy Hour is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on September 17, 1950.

The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection: Colgate Comedy Hour is available for streaming on the Multicom Entertainment Group (MEG) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Collection: Colgate Comedy Hour on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    September 17, 1950