Red’s Relatives – guest starring Pat Carroll and Polly Bergen – The Red Skelton Show, season 17, originally aired November 21, 1967
In Red’s Relatives, elderly and rich Methuselah Skelton is reading his will. And he has conditions for Bolivar Shagnasty, Cauliflower McPugg, and Willie Lump-Lump if they want to inherit a penny!
Bolivar Shagnasty has to get married
Cauliflower McPugg must win a fight
Willie Lump-Lump must stop drinking!
In a near-psychedelic variation on the Topsy-Turvy room, Willie’s wife (Pat Carroll) tries to scare him into sobriety with a really strange room, to make Willie think he’s suffering from the DTs.
Polly Bergen sings, ‘Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey‘ and ‘They Go Wild, Simply Wild, Over Me.’
- It’s revealed that Cauliflower McPugg trains at Stumblebum’s Gym.
- Polly Bergen also appeared with Red in his motion picture, Half a Hero.