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Barber trying to improve his shop

Barber trying to improve his shop -  From the Red Skelton radio show, 1952, "Barber who is trying to improve his shop" - Red Skelton as the inebriate Willy Lump Lump, a would-be barber
Barber trying to improve his shop –  From the Red Skelton radio show, 1952, “Barber who is trying to improve his shop” – Red Skelton as the inebriate Willy Lump Lump, a would-be barber
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Shave and a haircut

Shave and a haircut
Shave and a haircut —  From the Red Skelton radio show, 1952, “Barber who is trying to improve his shop” – Red Skelton as the inebriate Willy Lump Lump, a would-be barber
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Bad mosquito netting

Bad mosquito netting – From the Red Skelton radio show, 9/3/1948, “Red Returns after the Summer” – Red Skelton and Rod O’Connor swap mosquito jokes!
Bad mosquito netting –  From the Red Skelton radio show, 9/3/1948, “Red Returns after the Summer” – Red Skelton and Rod O’Connor swap mosquito jokes! Rod O’Connor: You’ve got a nice tan. Red Skelton: That’s not a tan, that’s the color I turn when the mosquitoes drain all...
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Gertrude and Heathcliff jokes

Gertrude and Heathcliff  jokes by Red Skelton, about his seagull friends - flapping their wings, the ship of fools, and an elephant with a cold in the nose
Gertrude and Heathcliff  jokes by Red Skelton, about his seagull friends – flapping their wings, the ship of fools, and an elephant with a cold in the nose As  Red Skelton  used to say, there were these two seagulls named Gertrude and Heathcliff:
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Herringbone suit

Herringbone suit – From the 1948 Red Skelton radio show, “G. I. Joe’s Memories” – where Red picks on his announcer, Rod O’Connor, over his new suit
Herringbone suit –  From the 1948 Red Skelton radio show, “G. I. Joe’s Memories” – where Red picks on his announcer, Rod O’Connor, over his new suit Red Skelton: Well, Rod, you look good tonight – I like your suit. Rod O’Connor: Herringbone.
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Red Skelton’s eye exam

Red Skelton’s eye exam – From Red’s opening monologue on “The Red Skelton Show” (January 25, 1971) – Red talks about a visit to his eye doctor.
Red Skelton’s eye exam – From Red’s opening monologue on “The Red Skelton Show” (January 25, 1971) – Red talks about a visit to his eye doctor. This doctor starts examining my eyes, now you’ve got to hear some of the conversation that went on. I said, “The...
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Red Skelton on counterfeiting

A brand new American dollar -  A funny joke from Red Skelton, where the cheap Red has to tip a bellboy ...
Red Skelton on counterfeiting –  (taken from Red Skelton’s opening monologue from The Red Skelton Show episode, Clem and the Dalton Girls, from Red Skelton – America’s Clown Prince)
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