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!
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year (1976) starring the voice talents of Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam and Harold Peary
Synopsis of Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
Fresh from saving Christmas, Rudolph the red nosed reindeer is sent by Santa to help Father Time. The mission is find the baby new year, Happy. The baby has run away only 6 days before the end of the year. But without the baby new year, the old year will remain forever. Rudolph learns that the evil Eon (ugly buzzard) is also searching for Happy. So that Eon’s thousand-year old life will never end. With the help of previous years 1 Million B.C. and Sir 1023, and 1776, Rudolph searches through the islands of the Archipelago of Last Year. It’s a race against eon to ensure a Happy New Year.
Red Skelton, King of Laughter, is a compilation of episodes of Red Skelton’s long-running TV series, as well as bits and pieces from other sources. For example, it includes a clip of Red’s vaudeville routine, Guzzler’s Gin, as well as a trailer for his movie Public Pigeon Number 1. It also includes various bloopers, and a rehearsal with Martha Raye that includes some things that never made it on the air.