(1963–1967)

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Season 4

14 Sep. 1966
Episode #4.1
For his fourth season's opener, Danny is joined by actors Andy Griffith, Ronny Howard, and Clint Howard, as well as singers Susan Barrett and Donna Butterworth. Ronny convinces Danny to allow him to host his own variety show, "The Ronny Howard Show" with Danny as his first guest. Ronny and Clint appear in a sketch about toys. Danny stars in an adult spy-spoof which Ronny then apprises with a cast of children.
 
21 Sep. 1966
Episode #4.2
Danny guests this week are actor Eddie Albert, singer Vikki Carr and the jazz combo Sergio Mendez and Brazil '66 along with series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. Danny song "Let's Get Away from It All" leads directly into the show's primary skit which involves tourists on an airplane flying in the first class compartment.
 
28 Sep. 1966
Episode #4.3
The Peanuts, Japanese twins who are singers and dancers, along with their chaperon, Isa Watanabe, and singer Frankie Randall are Danny's guests. Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten return playing various roles in sketches. Danny sings a song in Japanese with the youngsters, then plays a Japanese chef on a television cooking show. Danny's character, shy Jerome, visits a doctor's office to have an X-ray taken.
 
5 Oct. 1966
Episode #4.4
Danny guests this week are singers Ella Fitzgerald and Buddy Greco and musicians Sergio Mendez and Brazil '66. In addition to the many songs that are performed, the cast deals with problems associated with having a quiet picnic at the beach. Danny plays an old man who proposes to a lovely young woman played by Joyce. Later Danny tells the little known fairy tale, "Little Green Riding Hood" whose basket contains plenty of adult beverages.
 
12 Oct. 1966
Episode #4.5
Comedian Tim Conway, singer Barbara Minkus and The Peanuts - young Japanese twins who sing and dance - join Danny and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. Danny and Barbara perform a duet, singing "We Kiss in a Shadow".
 
19 Oct. 1966
Episode #4.6
Danny's guests are singer Leslie Uggams and fourteen-year-old gospel singer Steve Sanders with series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten rounding out the cast. Danny plays an aging family servant in one sketch and as Giovanni, the old Italian tailor in another. Steve performs some swinging gospel songs while Danny and Leslie perform a duet.
 
26 Oct. 1966
Episode #4.7
Guests for this episode are actor Eddie Albert, big band singer Joe Williams and the young Japanese singers/dancers The Peanuts. The program starts out with a big production number called "Bring Back Those Minstrel Days" featuring Danny and Joe. Eddie and Danny appear in the skit about a pair of hunters trapped in a remote cabin with both men believing the other is a killer.
 
2 Nov. 1966
Episode #4.8
Danny's guests are actor Tony Randall, pianist Stan Worth and singer Vikki Carr. In the first sketch, Danny, in his character as shy Jerome, and Tony attend their college's class reunion. In another segment, Danny plays a telephone operator at an answering service. Later, Danny and Tony appear in a laundry sketch.
 
16 Nov. 1966
Episode #4.9
Singers Louis Armstrong and Caterina Valente join Danny and series regulars Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten and the Earl Brown Singers for an episode crammed with music. The episode's biggest highlight is the musical extravaganza, "A Salute to Louis Armstrong" that features many of the songs that Louis made famous during his lengthy career as an entertainer.
 
23 Nov. 1966
Episode #4.10
Danny guests are British singer Petula Clark and British actor Stanley Holloway. In one sketch, Danny and Stanley play a Cockney bank clerk and a coal truck delivery man who find themselves at odds. Later Stanley plays a reporter interviewing Captain Ahab as he is about to embark on the pursuit of a certain white whale. Petula sings a couple of numbers and a duet with Danny. Later Petula, Danny and Stanley team up to sing a medley of hit songs from British music halls.
 
30 Nov. 1966
Episode #4.11
Danny and series regulars Joyce Van Patten and Harvey Korman are jointed by guest stars Peter Ustinov, Frank Gorshin and Nancy Wilson. Peter and Danny appear in a sketch where a concert violinist and a Western gunfighter are continually at odds with each other. Danny appears in another sketch with Frank playing an obnoxious businessman named Fink.
 
7 Dec. 1966
Episode #4.12
Danny is joined by guests singer/actress Shirley Jones, Brazilian jazz combo Sergio Mendez and Brazil '66 and young Virginia Meyerink. In a pantomime sketch, Danny plays a inexperienced bellhop who has difficulties dealing with a hotel's revolving door. Danny's character, shy Jerome, asks a friend to meet his fiancée at a department store perfume counter with unfortunate results.
 
14 Dec. 1966
Episode #4.13
Singers Sergio Franchi and Sallie Blair are Danny's guests for this episode. In one sketch Danny, playing Jerome, a shy shoe clerk, gets into hot water when he tries to hide a pretty girl in his apartment's closet. In another, Danny plays Major Nigel Dumwitty in a spoof of the World War II TV series, "The Rat Patrol".
 
21 Dec. 1966
Episode #4.14
For his Christmas program Danny is joined by singers Peggy Lee and Wayne Newton, the International Children's Choir of Long Beach, California, and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. Danny plays a father who encounters great difficulty assembling a bicycle for his son on Christmas Eve. Later he plays the elderly Italian tailor Giovanni who has moved to America to live with his son and daughter-in-law.
 
28 Dec. 1966
Episode #4.15
For the last show of 1966, Danny is jointed by singer Caterina Valente, composer Gilbert Becaud, little Victoria Meyerink and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. In one sketch, Harvey interviews Danny playing the Father of the Year who can't remember the number of children he has. Later Danny plays a dishwasher who becomes involved with enemy agents. In another skit Danny plays both a German U-Boat commander and a British destroyer captain engaged in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
 
4 Jan. 1967
Episode #4.16
For his first show of 1967, Danny has as his special guests Louis Armstrong, the singing/dancing Kessler Twins, Victoria Meyerink and series regulars Joyce Van Patten and Harvey Korman. Danny is featured in a Mexican version of Jack and the Bean Stalk and plays a construction worker in another skit. As shy Jerome, Danny encounters trouble at a surprise birthday party.
 
11 Jan. 1967
Episode #4.17
Pianist Liberace, singer Vikki Carr and young Victoria Meyerink join Danny and series regulars Joyce Van Patten and Harvey Korman. In a James Bond spoof, Danny appears as a British secret agent battling a world menace played by Liberace. Danny also appears as Giovanni, an aging Italian tailor, and, in another sketch, as the manager of an old folks home.
 
18 Jan. 1967
Episode #4.18
Danny is joined by singer John Gary, actor Godfrey Cambridge and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. Danny tells the Cinderella story with a Russian setting and is featured in a sketch as Giovanni, the old Italian tailor who moves to America to live with his son and daughter-in-law, but discovers that the landlord won't allow his pet dog to stay in their apartment.
 
25 Jan. 1967
Episode #4.19
For this show, Danny is joined by actor Peter Falk, comedienne Pat Carroll and the singing group The Lettermen. In one skit, Danny is browbeaten by his mother, played by Pat Carroll, into finding a roommate to help pay the bills and winds up taking in a notorious bank robber who is on the lam. Series regular Joyce Van Patten plays a pretty girl who Pat thinks should marry her son.
 
1 Feb. 1967
Episode #4.20
Danny and series regulars Joyce Van Patten and Harvey Korman welcome singer/actor Burl Ives and actress Barbara Rush to the program. Danny, Barbara and Burl are featured in a sketch that parodies Tennessee Williams play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof". Later, Danny, playing the shy Jerome Taperman, tries to play cupid and link his best friend with the lovely Barbara.
 
8 Feb. 1967
Episode #4.21
Danny's guests are actor Fred Gwynne, singer Vikki Carr and the jazz combo the Las Vegas Quintet with regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten filling out the cast. The featured sketch involves a spoof of the swashbuckler film "Cyrano de Bergerac" with Danny playing the long-nosed title character, Fred as the handsome Christian and Joyce as the lovely Roxanne.
 
15 Feb. 1967
Episode #4.22
Country singer Eddy Arnold and singer Millicent Martin join Danny and regular cast member Joyce Van Patten and Harvey Korman. Danny is featured as shy Jerome who tries a computer dating service and meets a lovely British lass played by Millicent. Danny performs duets with Edddy and Millicent and Eddy performs a couple of his hit songs.
 
22 Feb. 1967
Episode #4.23
Danny is joined by comedian Tim Conway and Japanese singer Izumi. Tim is featured in one sketch as the host of children's television show fighting a hangover while on the air. Danny acts out an Irish version of "Little Red Riding Hood". In another sketch, Danny and Tim are having difficulty publishing a new dictionary. Later Tim, Danny and series regular Harvey Korman play a plumber, a customer relations man and a window installer who have difficulty working together.
 
1 Mar. 1967
Episode #4.24
Danny is visited by comedian George Burns and singer Mirelle Mathieu. Danny in his role as shy Jerome seeks advice from George on how to become a big star. George spins tales of his days as a vaudeville performer and together they perform a series of hit songs from bygone days. Later Danny plays a barbershop janitor who tries to cut a customer's hair when the barber leaves the shop for lunch. Teenaged Mirelle sings a couple of French songs.
 
15 Mar. 1967
Episode #4.25
Actor Roddy McDowall and singer Blossom Dearie join Danny and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. In the featured comedy sketch, Danny plays a slave in Rome who challenges Caesar - played by Roddy - to a game of Caesar says in hopes of winning his freedom. Danny and Joyce test their skills at improvisation. Blossom sings several tunes and Roddy plugs his book about photography.
 
29 Mar. 1967
Episode #4.27
Danny plays shy Jerome Taperman who, while on a cruise shipment, impersonates a commodore to impress his girlfriend, Rhoda (played by Joyce Van Patten). Detectives searching the vessel for a notorious master-of-disguise mistake Jerome for the criminal who is loose on board. Also appearing are Diahann Carroll as the cruise ship's entertainer, and Joyce Jameson, Herbie Faye and Buddy Lewis in support.
 
5 Apr. 1967
Episode #4.28
Danny is joined by singer Joanie Sommers, and folk singers The Brothers Four and the Tony Charmoli Dancers. Danny is featured playing shy Jerome who has a nightmare about a beautiful Broadway actress. In another sketch, Danny and the cast demonstrate how different cultures deal with romantic triangles. Joanie and The Brothers Four are featured in a series of sketches and songs about teenagers.
 
12 Apr. 1967
Episode #4.29
Danny is joined by actor Robert Morley, the four-man singing group called The Arbor Quartet and the Earl Brown Singers. Danny appears as shy Jerome Taperman who is trying to overcome his fear of other people by taking public speaking lessons. Later, in a pantomime sketch, Danny plays a hopelessly incompetent army recruit
 

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