Freddie the Freeloader sets out to have Xmas dinner in a very expensive New York restaurant with his good friend, the Professor. Along the way he stops in a hospital to entertain some ... See full summary »

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Molly - Bag Lady
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Santa
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Paul-Emile Frappier ...
Mr. Bathmond (as Paul Emile Frappier)
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Nick Nichols ...
Henry - Doorman
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Freddie the Freeloader sets out to have Xmas dinner in a very expensive New York restaurant with his good friend, the Professor. Along the way he stops in a hospital to entertain some children on Xmas. Red Skelton does a couple of songs on his own & a duet with Vincent Price. Written by GEORGE W HUDSON

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13 December 1981 (USA)  »

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fantastic t.v. special
23 December 2006 | by (nj,United States) – See all my reviews

this TV special was shown on HBO back when it came out in 1981. i was 7 and i loved watching it every year after that. i hadn't seen it for years up until a few years ago. i found it on VHS and snatched it up. i now watch it every Christmas and it's just as wonderful as ever. Red Skeleton was an original. his songs and gags in this special are clean and timeless. if you know anything about his "freddy the freeloader" character then you'll love this. even if you know nothing about Skeleton or his "freddy" character your in for a treat. his clean humor is great for the kids also, no matter how young. the songs and guest appearances add to the holiday fun. if you come upon this on VHS or DVD pick it up. Red Skeleton will win you over.


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