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Freddie the Freeloader trying to con Santa Claus in "Christmas"

Christmas 1952

ChristmasThe Red Skelton Show, season 2

Christmas is a funny, sweet, and fast-paced episode of The Red Skelton Show. It’s Christmas-themed, with appearances by Red, Clem Kadidddlehopper, and Freddie the Freeloader. It’s frankly hard to believe they squeezed this much comedy in only 30 minutes! Enjoy!

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The Skelton at Home - The Red Skelton Show Christmas special, 1941

The Skeltons at Home [Red Skelton Show]

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The Skeltons at Home, The Red Skelton Show season 1, originally aired December 23, 1951

The Skeltons at Home is a classic episode of The Red Skelton Show. Various of Red Skelton’s most famous characters (including Clem Kadiddlehopper, Cauliflower McPugg, the inebriated Willie Lump-Lump, and the cowboy Deadeye) visit the Skelton family on Christmas Eve. They all interact with the Skelton’s “maid”, Shirley Mitchell. “Nice to meet you, Tiny Tim.” It ends with a boy’s choir singing Christmas carols and Red Skelton giving his Christmas wishes.

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