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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 Himself - Host 123 episodes, 1963-1967
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 Himself / ... 86 episodes, 1963-1967
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 Herself / ... 54 episodes, 1964-1967
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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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Hail the new season with this hour of sheer joy as Danny sings, dances and clowns with friends and guest stars. (season 2)

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25 September 1963 (USA)  »

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(1963-1965)| (1965-1967)

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The song "Life Could Not Better Be", from Danny Kaye's movie "The Court Jester", was used as the theme song for this television series (in a slightly more jazzed up version). See more »

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

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Danny Kaye Was Never Better Than On This Show
18 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I remember one skit that Kaye did on this show -- he played a long-haired classical piano maestro -- in full tux and tails -- sitting down majestically on his piano stool before a full orchestra --- majestically striking the keys of the grand piano in the intro of what we -- the presumed audience -- thought would be "Thaikovsky's Piano Concerto #1", but which ended up, instead, to be "In The Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia". The studio audience roared. So did I. Long hair flailing about as he pounded on the keys. The orchestral musical accompaniment was worthy of any classical music concert hall or orchestra you have ever heard on NPR. This skit was a true "classic". No one does this kind of stuff any more. What a shame.


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