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6 Jan. 1965
Episode #2.16
Danny is joined by actor Peter Falk and singer Dorothy Collins. Peter and Danny appear in a parody of the classroom drama "Mr. Novak". Danny plays a teacher who moonlights as a filling station attendant to make ends meet and is confronted by a father who can't understand why his child is doing poorly in school. Later Danny and Peter play notorious Mexican bandits in a Western spoof. Danny and Dorothy reminisce about the long-running music program "Your Hit Parade" in which Dorothy was a featured female soloist.
13 Jan. 1965
Episode #2.17
Danny is joined by actor Vincent Price, singer Diahann Carroll and series regular Harvey Korman. Danny plays a reluctant patient who takes his toothache to dentist Price for treatment. In another sketch, Danny plays both an Austrian prince and a lookalike handyman who switch positions much to the confusion of the prime minister and the country's commanding general.
20 Jan. 1965
Episode #2.18
Singer Nancy Wilson and comedienne Imogene Coca are Danny's guests for this episode. Imogene and Danny portray circus acrobats in one sketch. In another Danny is appalled when Imogene, playing his wife, brings home an expensive wig. Danny and the cast tell the story of "Cinderella" Russian-style. The show closes with Danny talking to a vivacious four-year-old girl.
27 Jan. 1965
Episode #2.19
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3 Feb. 1965
Episode #2.20
Danny is joined by actor Fred Gwynne, singer John Gary and series semi-regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. Danny plays a novice Broadway actor who receives advice from a director on the downside of his career. In another sketch Danny, Fred and Joyce are hauled into night court to defend their actions in a restaurant fight.
10 Feb. 1965
Episode #2.21
Danny is joined by singer/dancer/actress Gwen Verdon and singer/actor Harve Presnell. The featured sketch, "Top Hat, White Tie and Green Socks", involves a theatrical diva who searches for her co-star for her next production and decides that Danny, playing an accident-prone delivery man, would be the perfect choice. In another skit, Gwen encourages husband Danny to demand a raise from his boss.
17 Feb. 1965
Episode #2.22
Danny is joined by singer/actress Elke Sommers, comedienne Pat Carroll and little dancer Laurie Ichiro. After opening the episode dancing with Laurie, Danny joins Elke in several folk song duets. Later Pat is featured in a series of vignettes playing a variety of push mothers-in-law. In the featured sketch, Danny plays a bashful shoe salesman who waits on the beautiful Elke.
24 Feb. 1965
Episode #2.23
Featured in this episode are actor Paul Ford and singer Shirley Bassey. Danny plays British secret service agent James Blond who does battle with megalomaniac Ringfinger, played by Ford. In another sketch, Paul plays a father who detests his son-in-law played by Danny. Shirley sings a duet with Danny and solos on "The Lady Is a Tramp".
3 Mar. 1965
Episode #2.24
Danny's guests include comedienne Imogene Coca, folk singing duo Joe and Eddie and four-year-old Virginia Paige Meyerlink. Danny and Imogene are featured in a skit about playing poker and another sketch imagining how famous authors William Shakespeare and Tennessew Williams might have scripted advertisements if they worked on Madison Avenue.
10 Mar. 1965
Episode #2.25
Danny is joined by singer/comic actor Jim Nabors and jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and his combo. Jim plays his TV sitcom character 'Gomer Pyle' who must deal with a Russian spy. He also plays a U.S. Marine recruit who interacts with a drill sergeant played by Danny. Danny spoofs Leonard Bernstein with his character as a famous Viennese orchestra conductor.
17 Mar. 1965
Episode #2.26
Danny celebrates St. Patrick's Day with special guests comedienne Imogene Coca and Italian opera tenor Enzo Stuarti. Imogene plays a woman who indulges in every health fad that comes along and a most unladylike Irish colleen who stumbles upon a leprechaun in a skit titled, "The Irish Traveller". Enzo Stuarti gets in the holiday spirit by singing "My Wild Irish Rose".
24 Mar. 1965
Episode #2.27
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31 Mar. 1965
Episode #2.28
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7 Apr. 1965
Episode #2.29
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15 Sep. 1965
Episode #3.1
For the opener of the series' third season Danny welcomes singer Harry Belafonte and Greek singer Nana Mouskouri. Harry teaches Danny how to sing with an ethnic flavor and the two men sing a calypso song. Danny and Harry perform four sketches portraying what baseball pitchers and catchers might discuss during conferences on the mound in American, England, Germany and Japan. Belafonte sings several tunes and Nana sings "Telalis".
22 Sep. 1965
Episode #3.2
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29 Sep. 1965
Episode #3.3
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6 Oct. 1965
Episode #3.4
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13 Oct. 1965
Episode #3.5
Danny welcomes as his guests jazz clarinetist Benny 'The King of Swing' Goodman and singer Caterina Valente for a evening full of music. Danny, series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Pattern, as well as Caterina, perform in a series of sketches set in the 1920s, the 1930s and the 1940s. Benny and his quartet of sidemen play a number of hot jazz numbers.
27 Oct. 1965
Episode #3.6
Danny is joined by singer Dinah Shore and Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass for an evening of musical entertainment. Dinah sings a solo number and joins Danny for several duets, then Danny, Dinah and the Earl Brown Singers join forces for "The Winds of Barcelona". Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass perform their hit "A Taste of Honey".
3 Nov. 1965
Episode #3.7
Danny welcomes actress Carolyn Jones and singer Pat Boone to the program along with series regular Harvey Korman. In one sketch Harvey players a television reporter interviewing Christopher Columbus (played by Danny). In another, titled "Samson and Delilah", Danny and Carolyn play the title characters, who work for a British music business.
10 Nov. 1965
Episode #3.8
Danny's guests are Marguerite Piazza and Freddie and the Dreamers, with Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten and The Tony Charmoli Dancers filling out the cast. Danny is featured as TV doctor Ben Casey who feels he needs to enter a confidence building school. In another segment, Danny narrates "The Three Little Pigs" using a German accent.
17 Nov. 1965
Episode #3.9
Actor Ray Walston and singer Vikki Carr are Danny guests, with semi-regulars Harvey Korman and Laurie Ichiro rounding out the cast. In one skit spoofing the James Bond movie "Goldfinger", Ray plays a secret agent tracking a master criminal played by Danny. Later Vikki plays a wife heading out for a night with her girlfriends leaving Danny and his friend, Ray, to take care of a baby.
24 Nov. 1965
Episode #3.10
Danny's guests are country singer Tennessee Ernie Ford and singer Lainie Kazan for this Thanksgiving-themed episode. Danny, dressed as an enormous turkey is interviewed by a television reporter played by Harvey Korman. Later, Harvey plays the former king of a small European country trying to make due in a rundown apartment with Danny as his inept servant.
1 Dec. 1965
Episode #3.11
Actor John Astin, Singer/Dancer Gwen Verdon and Singer D'Aldo Romano are Danny's guests for this program, joining series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. John plays an oddball in one sketch and Gwen appears as a liberated woman in another. Gwen performs a Western dance in one musical sequence with D'Aldo belting out "Mexico".
8 Dec. 1965
Episode #3.12
Danny's guests are singer Diahann Carroll and actor/singer George Hamilton. Danny is featured as a lighthouse keeper in one sketch and a high-strung German movie director in another. In the featured sketch, George plays a movie actor named 'Rock Pile'; Danny, a playing the movie's director, continually changes the script to keep his girlfriend, the film's female lead, from appearing in the same scene with the handsome star.
15 Dec. 1965
Episode #3.13
Vincent Price, Vikki Carr and John Gary join Danny and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten. Vincent plays Dr. Frankenstein with Danny as his monster in a horror movie spoof sketch. Later, Danny plays a window washer who thinks he has witnessed a murder inside the building where he's working.
22 Dec. 1965
Episode #3.14
For this Christmas-themed show, Danny is joined by actress Jean Simmons, actor Laurence Harvey and singer John Gary. In one sketch Jean and Laurence plot to murder a rich Englishman who proves more difficult to bump off than they planned. Danny plays a shy man trapped by a blizzard at a ski resort who must cuddle with the beautiful Jean Simmons to keep warm.
29 Dec. 1965
Episode #3.15
Singer/actor Eddie Albert and singer Wayne Newton join Danny and series regulars Harvey Korman and Joyce Van Patten in this New Year's Eve themed episode. In the opening sketch, Danny plays Father Time awaiting the arrival of the baby representing the New Year. In another sketch Danny and Eddie play two men suffering from hangovers after being over-served and under-supervised at a New Year's Eve Party the night before.

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