In 1969, he co-produced an unsold comedy pilot for NBC called "The Swingles". The show was set in an apartment building with the residents would meet in the stairway, backyard, basement, etc. and trade one-liners a la "Laugh-In".
George H. Schlatter
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[on Red Skelton
] Red Skelton had that phony God bullshit with, "God Bless," y'know. Then you realize that his dress rehearsal was the filthiest event in town. They did the dirtiest dress rehearsal around and then he would go on and do this, "God Bless" and the country and the flag and all this shit and he was a dirty old man! But he was tough. Red was tough. I did his last television show. Jackie
Was, at one point, to be involved with The Muppet Show
(1976). His involvement is mentioned in the "Muppet Pitch Reel".