Red Skelton Christmas DVD | Freddie the Freeloader

Red Skelton - the Plight before Christmas
Red Skelton’s Christmas, featuring “The Plight Before Christmas,” starring Red Skelton and Greer Garson  The title, “Red Skelton Christmas,” is both accurate and slightly misleading. Although it actually contains several Christmas episodes (and highlights from another), it also contains other Holiday segments, including Red Skelton’s Pledge of...
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There’s Nothing Worse than Loneliness at Christmastime

There's Nothing Worse than Loneliness at Christmastime - [written and sung by Red Skelton, as Freddy the Freeloader, in Red Skelton's Christmas Dinner]
There’s Nothing Worse than Loneliness at Christmastime – [written and sung by Red Skelton, as Freddy the Freeloader, in Red Skelton’s Christmas Dinner] There is nothing worse than loneliness at Christmastime, When old friends forget where you are, While your memory still lingers, You can count upon your...
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Frogs – Red Skelton

Red Skelton - Frogs poem
Frogs, a poem by Red Skelton, read by Clem Kadiddlehopper Frogs. Frogs. Frogs, they are everywhere. Frogs. Frogs. Frogs croaking fill the air. Louder. Louder. Louder is their blasting blare and there’s no silence in the night.
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Red Skelton quotes

Red Skelton wearing a banana nose
Quotes from Red Skelton on clowns, laughter, children, and other topics.   Some quotes from Red Skelton’s TV show, others from interviews with Red
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Red Skelton’s Thanksgiving

Red Skelton on Thanksgiving - Freddy the Freeloader with a turkey
This is taken from €The Thanksgiving Turkey, € an episode of €The Red Skelton Show € where Red Skelton plays his Clem Kadiddlehopper at the first Thanksgiving. At the very end of the episode, Red Skelton addresses the audience and says:
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Red Skelton’s Christmas Wish

Red Skelton with his hat inverted
Red Skelton’s Christmas wish This is taken from “Christmas with the Skeltons,” an episode of “The Red Skelton Show” where various characters played by Red Skelton drop in at the Skelton residence to wish them a Merry Christmas.   At the very end of the episode, Red Skelton...
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Red Skelton’s poem, The Circus

Painting by Red Skelton of Freddie the Freeloader at the circus - hold that tiger!
Red Skelton’s The Circus – a poem in honor of Red’s father, by Red Skelton Red Skelton, one of America’s great clowns, talks about an American tradition – the home of the men of mirth.  The Circus is an ode he wrote, and recited on his television show. Actually, the poem,...
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