The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

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1967   1966   1965   1964   1963  
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

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25 September 1963 (USA)  »

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About four months after this show premiered, 'Danny Kaye (I)' hosted the 1964 telecast of "The Wizard of Oz". His hosting segments for the film were repeated annually until the film went to NBC in 1968. See more »

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Referenced in Fiddler on the Roof: 30 Years of Tradition (2001) See more »

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I still remember some of the skits
26 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm wondering if this amazing show is out on DVD, because it couldn't possibly be as funny as I remember it. I was only a kid, but burned in my memory are images of Danny Kaye as "Fat Daddy" in a takeoff on "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" talking about eating some deep fat fried food cooked in some deep fat fried fat; as Ronald Colman in Lost Horizon saying over and over (in a very British accent) "But I must get back to civilization"); a Student Prince takeoff that had a song called "In Vienna" which was sung constantly.

Though it's not listed, I'm sure Nita Talbot took part in this show as well, and I seem to remember her and Danny Kaye doing something where they yelled "Everybody out of the pool!" A fabulous show from one of the all time great performers.


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