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Release Date:
25 September 1963 (USA) See more »
Hail the new season with this hour of sheer joy as Danny sings, dances and clowns with friends and guest stars. (season 2)
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.
Won Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 7 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 63)

Danny Kaye ... Himself - Host (121 episodes, 1963-1967)

Harvey Korman ... Himself / ... (83 episodes, 1963-1967)

Joyce Van Patten ... Herself / ... (53 episodes, 1964-1967)

Series Directed by
Robert Scheerer (7 episodes, 1963-1964)
Bill Foster (4 episodes, 1965-1967)
Series Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (8 episodes, 1963-1967)
Larry Tucker (6 episodes, 1963-1967)
Sheldon Keller (6 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ernest Chambers (5 episodes, 1963-1966)
Mel Tolkin (5 episodes, 1963-1964)
Herbert Baker (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Saul Ilson (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Norman Barasch (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
Gary Belkin (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Billy Barnes (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ron Clark (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Pat McCormick (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Carroll Moore (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bernard Rothman (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Larry Gelbart (1 episode, 1963)

Series Produced by
Perry Lafferty .... producer (5 episodes, 1963-1964)
Robert Tamplin .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Robert Scheerer .... producer (3 episodes, 1965-1967)
Herbert Bonis .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
William Larsen .... associate producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Original Music by
Billy Barnes (1 episode, 1966)

Nat Farber (unknown episodes)
Sheldon Keller (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Marilyn Howard (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Art Direction by
Edward Stephenson (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Eugene McAvoy (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Set Decoration by
Arthur Jeph Parker (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Earl Carlson (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Costume Design by
Bob Carlton (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Series Makeup Department
Marvin G. Westmore .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Alma Johnson .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ben Nye Jr. .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

Donna Barrett Gilbert .... hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Herbert Bonis .... production supervisor (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
George Turpin .... associate director (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Dave Powers .... associate director (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Art Department
Perry Gray .... assistant art director (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Sound Department
Larry Eaton .... audio (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Schamp .... lighting director (5 episodes, 1963-1967)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bob Carlton .... costumes (1 episode, 1964)
Series Music Department
George 'Red' Callender .... musician: double bass (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Buddy Collette .... musician: woodwind (120 episodes, 1963-1967)
Paul Weston .... musical director / arranger / ... (11 episodes, 1963-1967)
Nat Farber .... musical associate / music coordinator (6 episodes, 1963-1967)
Earl Brown .... additional vocal material / choral direction / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Sidney Kaye .... drummer (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Sam Prager .... pianist (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Henry Beau .... arranger / music arranger (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Johnny Mann .... arranger (1 episode, 1963)

Danny Kaye .... composer: theme "Rendezvous in May" (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Tony Charmoli .... choreographer (9 episodes, 1963-1967)
Dick Beard .... assistant choreographer / assistant: Mr. Charmoli (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
Dick Hall .... technical director (4 episodes, 1963-1967)
William Larsen .... assistant to choreographer / assistant to the producer (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Roger Beatty .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Bob LaHendro .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Margaret Scott .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

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60 min
Black and White (1963-1965) | Color (1965-1967)
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Did You Know?

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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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
I still remember some of the skits, 26 September 2004
Author: blanche-2 from United States

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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