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The Red Skelton Hour
(TV Series) (78 episodes, 1951 - 1969) (writer - 249 episodes, 1951 - 1971) (written by - 3 episodes, 1958 - 1965) (original story - 2 episodes, 1964 - 1965)
(27-28 April 1979) Red Skelton received rave reviews for an appearance at Cincinnati's Playhouse Square Palace Theater from April 27-28, 1979. Archived newspapers report that Skelton performed a two-hour program in which he played Clem Kadiddlehopper, Sheriff Deadeye, seagulls Gertrude and Heathcliffe, and the Guzzler's Gin ...
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Richard 'Red' Skelton
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I always believed God puts each one of us here for a purpose and mine is to try to make people happy.
In 1971, following a successful 30 year run on CBS (often placing among the top ten shows) his ratings finally slipped and The Red Skelton Hour
(1951) was quickly canceled by the network. He never forgave them. Television historians have long suspected that he was a victim of the 1971 television purge that took place after the success of All in the Family
(1971) wherein CBS rid itself of all "...
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