The Red Skelton Hour season 16

The Red Skelton Hour: In Color: Unreleased Seasons

The Red Skelton Hour season 16 (1966-1967) – Red Skelton‘s variety show continues in color, with a wide variety of guest stars and singers, with the Silent Spot, classic bits, corny jokes

Air DateEpisode NameNotes
September 13, 1966How to Succeed in Loafing Without Really TryingFreddie the Freeloader goes back to school. And unintentionally interrupts his school reunion. And …. Gets a job? With Gig Young, Johnny Rivers,How to Succeed in Loafing Without Really Trying begins with Freddie the Freeloader & Mugsy breaking into a schoolhouse, to find a place to sleep for the night
September 20, 1966Eenie Meenie Minee SchmoClem Kadiddlehopper as a fortune teller — who casts the “Kadiddlehopper curse” on Mickey Rooney. Musical guests Simon and Garfunkel,Clem Kadiddlehopper as the Swami of Las Vegas, and Mickey Rooney as Mickey the Loser, in Eenie Meenie Minee Schmo
September 27, 1966Chiseler on the Roofwith Jackie Coogan, Nancy Ames, San Fernando RedNeeda Hubby (Nancy Ames) with Sidney (Jackie Coogan) and San Fernando Red (Red Skelton) in "Chiseler on the Roof"
October 4, 1966Much Ado About NaggingGeorge Appleby gets a job at a nightclub with scantily-clad women! And, has to help Godfrey Cambridge research married people’s insults! Emmaline Henry as Clara Appleby.George gets his tie stuck in a model's zipper - and Clara suspects the worst! "Much Ado About Nagging"
October 11, 1966Mother Knows PestJunior the Mean Little Kid wants to “help” his mommy win a new husband. With Audrey Meadows,Mrs. Cavendish (Audrey Meadows), Junior (Red Skelton), and the ship captain in Mother Knows Pest
October 18, 1966The Land of Bilk and MoneyYou think Sheriff Deadeye bilks the townspeople? Wait until Robert Vaughn has a shot at it! With Joyce Jamison.Sheriff Deadeye and Hip van Winkle meet crusader Victor Virtue in "The Land of Bilk and Money"
October 25, 1966It Happened One NutClem Kadiddlehopper goes to hog-calling school! With pretty teacher Polly Bergen, what could possibly go wrong?Crash goes the piano lid, Clem Kadiddlehopper screams "Soey!" in pain - ""It Happened One Nut"
November 1, 1966What Did You Do in the Dump, Daddy?with Frank Gorshin
November 15, 1966A Gyp Off the Old Blockwith Tim Conway
November 22, 1966The Best Sheriff Money Can BuyErecting a solid gold statue of crooked Sheriff Deadeye? with Jack JonesDeadeye impersonating his own statue in "The Best Sheriff Money Can Buy"
November 29, 1966Jerk Be NimbleClem Kadiddlehopper’s lighter-than-air cake is the secret to a European dictator’s rocket program? With Vito Scotti, Janet Leigh, Dionne WarwickCast of characters in "Jerk Be Nimble"
December 6, 1966Better Dead than WedGeorge Appleby gets in trouble with his wife Clara, when an undercover TV series sets him up! With Allen Funt, Abbe LaneAllen Funt masquerades as a buyer, Abbe Lane as his sweet, young, innocent niece, and George Appleby as the target in "Better Dead than Wed"
December 13, 1966The Fastest Cuspidor in the WestSheriff Deadeye, with Robert GouletThe Fastest Cuspidor in the West
December 20, 1966The Christmas Spiritwith Greer Garson
December 27, 1966The Taming of the Screw-Loosewith Tony Randall
January 3, 1967In One Head and Out the OtherClem Kadiddlehopper, with Peter Falk. How can the Pentagon stop security leaks? By hiring a janitor that’s too stupid to remember any!Mad vacuum cleaner! Clem Kadiddlehopper vacuums up Colonel Hush-Hush's pants -- and dignity -- as General Important watches.
January 10, 1967How You Gonna Keep ‘Em Down in the Dump?Freddie the Freeloader helps some of the “Hogan’s Heroes” cast escape – with Bob Crane, John BannerBob Crane as Colonel Hogan, escaping from Stalag 13 in "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down in the Dump"
January 17, 1967The Fortune Crookiewith Jackie Coogan, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. San Fernando Red needs to find the “perfect family” for a contest.On Stage - Red Skelton, Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson
January 24, 1967Absence Makes the Hate Grow FonderGeorge Appleby, with Eve Arden as Clara. They feud (again) while on vacation, and both end up in the same hotel — and same bed! — without knowing who the other person is!Clara Appleby (Eve Arden) hits her husband George (Red.Skelton)) in "Absence Makes the Hate Grow Fonder"
January 31, 1967Sappiness is Just a Thing Called Clemwith Merv Griffen, the Youngfolk
February 7, 1967Better Living Through Chiselingwith Edie Adams
February 14, 1967Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Dumbwith George GobelGeorge Gobel as Christopher Columbus in Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Dumb
February 28, 1967Not with My Dump You Don’twith Terry-Thomas – Freddie the Freeloader versus the Beautify America project. Guess who wins?Terry-Thomas and Freddie the Freeloader in Not with My Dump You Don't
March 7, 1967Parlor Bedroom and WrathGeorge Appleby, with Mickey Rooney and Martha Raye.Martha Raye and Mickey Rooney in Parlor, Bedroom & Wrath
March 14, 1967The Schnook of ArabyClem Kadiddlehopper, with Cesar RomeroWait … for my applause! Cesar Romero as Mustapha Dame, the Schnook of Araby
March 21, 1967It’s a Treat to Beat a Cheat on the Mississippi MudSan Fernando Red, with Richard Chamberlain, Henry CordenSan Fernando Red and Richard Chamberlain in It's a Treat to Beat a Cheat on the Mississippi Mud
March 28, 1967A Bum For All Seasonswith Cliff Robertson
April 4, 1967Next Time, Try the Brainwith Tennessee Ernie FordClem Kadiddlehopper and Tennesssee Ernie Ford in Next Time, Try the Brain
April 25, 1967Loused in Spacewith June Lockhart
May 2, 1967Once Upon a Duncewith Patrice Munsel
May 9, 1967The Nag and Iwith Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell and George Appleby in The Nag and I