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Episode List


Season 5

22 Sep. 1971
Episode #5.2
Highlights of this show with guests Tim Conway and the Carpenters include: a salute to old radio shows, and Carol and the Carpenters performing "Do You Know the Way to San José".
6 Oct. 1971
Episode #5.3
Highlights of this edition with guests Steve Lawrence and Carol Channing include: parodies of "The African Queen" and "Sorry, Wrong Number"; a salute to silent movie comedians; and the two Carols duet on a medley of "Button Up Your Overcoat", "Ain't Misbehavin'", and "You're the Cream in My Coffee".
13 Oct. 1971
Episode #5.4
Highlights of this show with guests Ken Berry and 'Mama' Cass Elliot include: more spoofs of TV commercials, including Carol as Mother Nature and Cass as a child using toothpaste; Carol impersonating Sonia Henie in a parody of the late skater/actress' movie musicals; Cass sings "There's a Lull in My Life" and duets with Carol on a "Love Medley"; and Ken performs "Razz-Ma-Tazz" with the dancers.
27 Oct. 1971
Episode #5.6
Highlights of this edition with guests Diahann Carroll and Tim Conway include: a spoof of the film "Summertime"; sketches involving a singles dance, water beds, jewel robbery, and bit players upstaging stars; and musical numbers from Diahann ("A Song for You"), Carol and Diahann ("Chutzpah"), and Carol and the dancers ("Saturday Morning Confusion").
3 Nov. 1971
Episode #5.7
Highlights include: a melodrama spoof, "The Drunkard", with guest Bing Crosby in the title role and Carol as his wife; guest Paul Lynde plays the town masochist and Harvey is Mother Marcus in "As the Stomach Turns"; Bing performs a "love medley" of "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" and "Love Thy Neighbor", and duets with Carol on "Get Happy" and "Sing".
17 Nov. 1971
Episode #5.9
Highlights include "43rd Street" (a spoof of "42nd Street").
15 Dec. 1971
Episode #5.13
Highlights of this show with guests Dionne Warwicke, Ken Berry and Jackie Joseph include: a spoof of Western entertainers on the road to stardom; and musical performances including Dionne singing "Always Something There to Remind Me" and "One Less Bell to Answer", Ken singing "I Want to Be Happy", Carol performing "The Doll Song", and Dionne and Carol duetting on "When in the Course of Human Events".
29 Dec. 1971
Episode #5.14
Steve Lawrence and Dick Martin are Carol's guests this evening. Highlights include a salute to Disney (with Carol as Peter Pan); Steve as a Presidential advisor; and parodies of "Tea and Sympathy", "Some Like It Hot" and "Sunset Blvd." (with the first of many times Carol would play the demented Nora Desmond, and Harvey as her butler Max).
5 Jan. 1972
Episode #5.15
Highlights of this edition with guests Paul Lynde and Peggy Lee include: a spoof of "The Seventh Veil"; a snobbish husband and wife argue; Peggy sings "I Can Sing a Rainbow", and duets with Carol on "Happy New Year"/"Something's Coming"/"Great Day"; and for the finale, a medley of such circus numbers as "Here Come the Clowns", "Clown Alley", and "Be a Clown".
19 Jan. 1972
Episode #5.16
Highlights include: Carol and guests the Carpenters duet on a medley of "Hurting Each Other"/"An Old Fashioned Love Song"/"We've Only Just Begun"/"Let Me Be the One"/"I Kept on Loving You"; guests Ken Berry and Nanette Fabray perform "Coffee in a Cardboard Cup" with the dancers; Carol sings "The Empty Ballad" and performs "I'm Not Complete Without My Sweetie" with Ken; and a production number, "The Ballad of Broadway".
26 Jan. 1972
Episode #5.17
Highlights of this show with guests Tim Conway and Ray Charles include: a country singer facing death row; Tim and Harvey as clumsy billboard hangers; Ray performs "Look What They've Done to My Song, Ma"; and Carol (as the Charwoman), Ray and the dancers perform a medley of "You Are My Sunshine", "St. Louis Blues", "Yesterday", "God Bless the Child" and "What'd I Say?".
9 Feb. 1972
Episode #5.18
Highlights include: guest Vincent Price recites "Desiderata"; guest Eydie Gormé sings "The Way of Love", Eydie and Carol duet on "Gypsy Number", and they and Vicki perform "Perfect Young Ladies"; a horror movie spoof, "The House of Terror"; and a salute to the 1920's.
16 Feb. 1972
Episode #5.19
Highlights of this edition with guests Steve Lawrence and Kaye Ballard include: "Operation Minestrone" (a spoof of World War II films); musical performances from Steve (Sunshine Medley: "Ain't No Sunshine"/"You Are My Sunshine"), Kaye and the dancers ("Don't Tell Mama"), and Carol ("If I Could Write a Song"); and a salute to Cole Porter.
23 Feb. 1972
Episode #5.20
Highlights of this show with guests Nanette Fabray and Burt Reynolds include: a spoof of "The Scarlet Pimpernel"; "George and Zelda" go camping, and the henpecked George imagines himself at the meeting of East and West during the opening of the transcontinental railroad; musical numbers from Carol ("Al") and Nanette with the dancers ("It's a Musical World"); and a salute to music of the world.
1 Mar. 1972
Episode #5.21
Highlights include: a James Bond parody, "Doctor Nose"; two cops in drag (Harvey and guest Tim Conway) try to catch muggers; Carol as a child who's jealous of a new baby; guest Eydie Gormé sings "A House Is Not a Home"; and the cast performs "Angel Child".
8 Mar. 1972
Episode #5.22
Highlights of this edition with guests Jack Klugman and Tony Randall include: spoofs of "Lady in the Dark" and "This Is Your Life"; and a salute to Broadway with Carol singing "Adelaide's Lament", Jack and Carol duetting on "You'll Never Get Away from Me", and Harvey, Jack and Tony performing "Brush Up Your Shakespeare".
29 Mar. 1972
Episode #5.24
Highlights of this end-of-season "family show" include: "The Doily Sisters" (a spoof on "The Dolly Sisters"); and musical numbers including Carol singing "Happiness Belongs to My Friends" and "I've Seen That Face", Harvey performing "Hey, Mr. Moon", and Carol and Vicki duetting on "Budapest, When You Get Home" and performing "Two Natural Beauties" with the dancers.

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