After the initial joking about the housing shortage, and a song by Anita Ellis, the comedy sketches begin.
War Brides, featuring J Newton Numbskull as he goes home to his young brides family to meet them for the first time. To transition, David Rose plays, Sweet Embraceable You.
Politeness Pays Dividends. Junior the Mean Little Kid gives his grandma, Verna Felton, a hard time as he digs himself deeper into trouble.
PS: Red Skelton was a well known comedian, movie and radio actor. I first knew about Red Skelton from his TV show that aired through the 1960’s. He got his start, like many stars of his era, in Vaudeville. His shows were a collection of short sketches, injected with music and monologues. My computer hosts make some good points about advertising and show sponsorship. Most products offered back then are no longer available today, though some of the companies are still around with newer products in their product line ups.
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None today, just listen to the old retrobots that used to host the show. Wierd. This was pulled from the Retro Archives from it’s original published date: 20 Jul, 2007