Your Show of Shows Season 1

Season 1

Your Show of Shows Season 1

First Air Date: February 25, 1950

First Aired on    :   1950
Episodes    :   11 episodes



Episodes

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1x11 Season 1, Episode 11 (May 20, 1950)



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1x10 Season 1, Episode 10 (May 13, 1950)



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1x09 Season 1, Episode 9 (May 06, 1950)



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1x08 Season 1, Episode 8 (April 29, 1950)



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1x07 Season 1, Episode 7 (April 15, 1950)



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1x06 Season 1, Episode 6 (April 08, 1950)



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1x05 Season 1, Episode 5 (April 01, 1950)



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1x04 Season 1, Episode 4 (March 18, 1950)



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1x03 Season 1, Episode 3 (March 11, 1950)



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1x02 Season 1, Episode 2 (March 04, 1950)


Burgess Meredith is again the emcee for the second show. Highlights: The opening sketch follows a writer at the typewriter, revising a story as he types. Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca (introduced by name) enact the story as the writer revises their breakfast ordeal. Also appearing are Robert Merrill, ventriloquist Clifford Guest, and Marguerite Piazza.


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1x01 February 25, 1950 (February 25, 1950)


In the premiere telecast, guests are actor Burgess Meredith, and comic actress Gertrude Lawrence. Sketches include Imogene Coca in a parody of turn-of-the century star Lilian Russell; Sid Caesar as a psychologist; Lawrence appears in "Live vs. theatre", a take-off on Noel Coward plays; Christopher Columbus; a nervous groom. Songs include "I Don't Know Why" (Lawrence);"Wiffenpoof Song" (Merrill); "Sweet Betsy from Pike" (Fisher, Ross, Hayes); "Smorgasbord" (Coca); "Main Street, U.S.A."(Foss, Fisher and Piazza); "Dangerous Dan McGrew".




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