Airing from 1951-1971, this variety series (also known as "The Red Skelton Hour") offered side-splitting skits starring funnyman Red and an impressive array of celebrity guests. Let Skelton tickle your funny bone with such beloved characters as Freddie the Freeloader, Junior the Mean Widdle Kid, Clem Kadiddlehopper, Cauliflower McPugg, and many more. Eighteen full-length episodes of Red's long-running variety series are featured in a two-disc set. 8 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
The incomparable Red Skelton returns to America's living rooms in The Red Skelton Show: The Early Years, 1951-1955! This amazing ninety-episode collection is a perfect showcase for Red's indisputable comic genius as well as a delightful journey back to the Golden Age of Television. In this specially selected collection, drawn from the Red Skelton vault exclusively by Timeless Media Group, generations of fans can experience the pleasures of these classic episodes, many never before seen on DVD. Featuring appearances by a legion of Hollywood legends (including Jackie Gleason, Johnny Carson, Diahann Carroll, John Wayne and many more), The Red Skelton Show: The Early Years, 1951-1955 is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy one of America's pioneering comedians at the top of his game. Includes many episodes never before seen on DVD! Due to the fact that Red Skelton refused to have any of his shows put into syndication, most of the episodes included in this collection were only broadcast on their original air date, never to be seen again... until now!