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Barber trying to improve his shop

Willy Lump-Lump - barber trying to improve his business
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 -- 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
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! 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...
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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
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

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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Red Skelton’s recipe for the perfect marriage

Red Skelton's recipe for the perfect marriage
Red Skelton’s recipe for the perfect marriage As part of his weekly monologue on his TV show, Red once shared Red Skelton’s recipe for the perfect marriage – enjoy! Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, have a little beverage, good food and companionship. She...
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