A comedy/variety show featuring the early performances of Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca.

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 Himself - Comedian (18 episodes, 1949)
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 Herself - Comedian (18 episodes, 1949)
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 Herself - Dancer (16 episodes, 1949)
Gower Champion ...
 Himself - Dancer (16 episodes, 1949)
Mary McCarty ...
 Herself - Regular Performer / ... (16 episodes, 1949)
Sydney Smith ...
 Himself - Sketch Actor / ... (8 episodes, 1949)
Tom Avera ...
 Dancer / ... (8 episodes, 1949)
Charles Sanford's Orchestra ...
 Themselves - Orchestra / ... (8 episodes, 1949)
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In the style of Milton Berle and Ed Sullivan, this Friday- night variety show starring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca was designed in a style somewhere between Broadway and Vaudeville. Presenting a broad array of entertainment, from comedy acts to acrobatic and musical numbers, this program featured a large number of contemporary and future television stars. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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According to the book by Ted Sennett, this show was taken off the air by the sponsor. It was not canceled due to censorship issues or low ratings. The TV show was SO successful, Admiral couldn't keep up with the demand for its products. See more »

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