- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 3 hours, 28 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: October 17, 2000
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: Bci / Eclipse
- 2-Disc Set
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Collectors Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Description by OLDIES.com:
Over 3 hours of laughs from legendary funnyman Red Skelton, featuring special guest appearances by Ed Sullivan, Martha Raye, Alan Funt, Edward Everett Horton, Abby Lane and superstar John Wayne!
Show #1: "The Red Skelton Hour" stars special guest Martha Raye. Red shares the spotlight with "The Big Mouth" in an hour of laughter and music. Featured are the famous "Old West Skit" and the hilarious "School Boy Skit."
Show #2: This hysterical show features three famous skits including "Cauliflower McPlugg" and "Lord Beaver Head." Additionally, Red visits with special guest Ed Sullivan and the laughs just keep on coming!
Show #3: This show highlights classic Red Skelton as two of his fans' favorites: "Sadie" and the world's most unforgettable bum, "Freddy The Freeloader." Edward Everett Horton guest stars for an hour of fun, laughter and entertainment!
Show #1: "The Red Skelton Hour" includes "Better Dead Than Wed," guest starring Alan Funt and Abby Lane; three acts of "Candid Camera"; the "Silent Spot"; and songs performed by Abby Lane including "Strangers In The Night."
Show #2: This rare color program features Red Skelton as the hilarious "Clem Kadiddlehopper" on the farm. The hilarity doesn't stop there as Red keeps 'em laughing in his rendition of the classic story of "Camelot."
Show #3: This Skelton episode, also in color, features the legendary John Wayne in a collection of some of the funniest skits and Skelton's classic "Silent Spot." These are truly the best of the best to ever have graced the small screen!
A collection of some of Red Skelton's funniest moments on television. Each volume includes three classic shows. Volume one: Show #1 includes clips from the Red Skelton hour including "School Boy Skit," "The Big Mouth," and "Old West Skit." Show #2 includes the skits "Cauliflower McPlugg," and "Lord Beaver Head." Show #3 features highlights from "Sadie" and "Freddy The Freeloader." Volume two: Show #1 includes clips from the Red Skelton hour such as "Better Dead Than Wed," "Candid Camera," "Silent Spot," and "Strangers In The Night" performed by Abby Lane. Show #2 features Red Skelton in color in the skits "Clem Kiddlehopper" and "Camelot." Show #3 (also in color) features an appearance by John Wayne in the classic skit "Silent Spot."