The Red Skelton Hour

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  • TV-G
  • 1966
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (1,164)

One of America's greatest comedians, Red Skelton kept TV audiences in stitches for 20 seasons on The Red Skelton Show. The son of a circus clown, Skelton created an unforgettable array of zany characters including Sheriff Deadeye, the country bumpkin Clem Kadiddlehopper, seagull commentators Gertrude and Heathcliffe, and the lovable hobo Freddie the Freeloader.

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Autograph Hounds
13. Autograph Hounds
October 28, 1969
"Autograph Hounds" with John Wayne. A special show celebrating John Wayne's 40th Anniversary in motion pictures. Red plays all the different types of people who ask for autographs, a True Grit sketch, and Wayne has a special role...as the cue card boy!
If at First You Don't Succeed, Forget it
12. If at First You Don't Succeed, Forget it
March 18, 1969
"If At First You Don't Succeed, Forget It" with Merv Griffin. Cauliflower McPugg guest stars on the Merv Griffin Show and Willie Lump-Lump makes trouble in the audience.
The Best Thing to Get Out of Marriage Is to Get Out of Marriage
11. The Best Thing to Get Out of Marriage Is to Get Out of Marriage
January 14, 1969
"The Best Thing to Get Out of Marriage Is to Get Out of Marriage" with Audrey Meadows. Includes Red's treasured recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. Columbia later issued his performance on a 45-rpm single and it cracked the Billboard Top 50.
He Who Steals My Robot Steals Trash
10. He Who Steals My Robot Steals Trash
September 24, 1968
"He Who Steals My Robot Steals Trash" with Boris Karloff, Vincent Price, and Ed Sullivan. Red plays country bumpkin Clem Kadiddlehopper who gets mixed up in the work of mad scientists Dr. Nelson, Sr. (Karloff) and Dr. Nelson, Jr. (Price).
The Revenge of Prudence Pennyfeather or Wide Saddles in the Old Corral
9. The Revenge of Prudence Pennyfeather or Wide Saddles in the Old Corral
October 15, 1968
"The Revenge of Prudence Pennyfeather or Wide Saddles in the Old Corral" with Martha Raye. Raye plays Prudence Pennyfeather looking to invest her scads of money and Sheriff Deadeye is suddenly in love. Crack-ups ensue in the Cactus Gulch Saloon!
Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of George Appleby
8. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of George Appleby
March 12, 1968
"Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of George Appleby" with Mike Connors and Tom Jones. Appleby (Skelton) gets a visit from his old friend and fraternity brother Henry Pringle (Connors), only to find out Henry may be trying to run off with his wife.
Red's Relatives
7. Red's Relatives
November 21, 1967
"Red's Relatives" with Polly Bergen and Pat Carroll. See Red's most famous characters as they come to the reading of the will and last testament of their grandfather Methuselah Skelton - Bolivar Shagnasty, Cauliflower McPugg, and Willie Lump-Lump.
A Spy is Peeping Tom on Salary
6. A Spy is Peeping Tom on Salary
October 10, 1976
"A Spy Is A Peeping Tom On Salary" with Fernando Lamas and The 5th Dimension. George Appleby (Skelton) is on vacation with wife Clara in Hong Kong, where they accidentally get wrapped with Master Spy Harry Sneak (Lamas) and his secret assignment.
Hippy Days Are Here Again
5. Hippy Days Are Here Again
October 31, 1967
Hippy Days Are Here Again with Jackie Coogan, Tim Conway, Nancy Ames. The lovable hobo of Freddie The Freeloader finds himself at a Hippy Love In with Cherry Sweet Face (Conway) and the High Priestess of Purity, Hands Off Hanna (Ames)
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle Of Dumb
4. Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle Of Dumb
February 14, 1967
"Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Dumb" with George Gobel. Red and George crack up on the seven seas as Forsooth (Skelton), a poor but stupid shipbuilder's apprentice, and Christopher Columbus (Gobel). The true story of how America was really discovered!
Eenie Meenie Minee Schmo
3. Eenie Meenie Minee Schmo
September 20, 1966
"Eenie Meenie Minee Schmo" with Mickey Rooney and Simon & Garfunkel. Red plays the fan favorite Tennessee hick Clem Kadiddlehopper who also happens to be the "Swami of Las Vegas" in this episode and "Mickey The Loser" can't catch a break
The Red Skelton Scrapbook
2. The Red Skelton Scrapbook
March 1, 1966
"The Red Skelton Scrapbook" with John Wayne. Red attempts ballet, hilarious One Minute Dramas, the famous Dunking Donuts bit, and Willie Lump-Lump goes topsy turvy in this annual event.
When Nut Hood Was In Flower
1. When Nut Hood Was In Flower
January 4, 1966
"When Nuthood Was In Flower" starring Forsooth (Skelton), an apprentice at Ye Olde Pain & Torture Shoppe, and Nogood (Milton Berle), the playboy son back from college. Milton can't keep his lines straight and Red has trouble keeping a straight face!
Description

One of America's greatest comedians, Red Skelton kept TV audiences in stitches for 20 seasons on The Red Skelton Show. The son of a circus clown, Skelton created an unforgettable array of zany characters including Sheriff Deadeye, the country bumpkin Clem Kadiddlehopper, seagull commentators Gertrude and Heathcliffe, and the lovable hobo Freddie the Freeloader.

The Red Skelton Hour is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on January 4, 1966.

Where to Watch The Red Skelton Hour

The Red Skelton Hour is available for streaming on the Proven Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Red Skelton Hour on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    January 4, 1966
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (1,164)