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 Joey Barnes / ... (123 episodes, 1961-1965)
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 Hilda (67 episodes, 1962-1965)
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Joey Barnes is the host of a TV talk show originating in New York. Each episode dealt with events in his personal and professional life as a celebrity. Many guest stars appeared on the series playing themselves as guests of Joey's talk show. Written by Rick Ring <rickring@aol.com>

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An episode featuring comedian/JFK impersonator Vaughn Meader was produced in mid-November 1963, just about a week before President John F. Kennedy's assassination. The segment never aired on NBC or in syndication. There are no reports confirming if prints of the segment were archived or destroyed. See more »

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On eleven season 3 episodes, the producer is credited as Josylar, which was Joey Bishop's production company. Josylar is an acronym of the first two letters of Joey's and wife Sylvia's first name and the first three letters of Larry Bishop, Joey and Sylvia's son. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty Gets Kancelled (1993) See more »

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Now, HERE'S A Switch! . . .
8 September 1999 | by (New York City, New York, USA) – See all my reviews

During the mid-1960's color boom, many TV programs on the air at the time went from black-and-white to color. But there was one program where the reverse happened: Joey Bishop's early 1960's sitcom. Here's the bit: During most, if not all, of the show's run on NBC-TV, it was filmed and aired in what the Peacock Network called "living color". However, for what turned out to be its final season when the series went to CBS-TV, it went from living color to drab black-and-white (the "Tiffany Network" didn't start "going color" until after the Bishop show left the air for good in 1965). One other detail should be noted: During the NBC years, Mr. Bishop wore his hair parted to the right, however in the program's last season on CBS, his hair part shifted to the left, as indeed it would be set on his 1967-69 ABC-TV talk show (and, for that matter, to this day).


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