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From Miami Beach, the sun and fun capitol of the world, it's 'The Jackie Gleason Show!'
Mr. Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "Honeymooners" sketches.
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 92)

Jackie Gleason ... Himself - Host / ... (83 episodes, 1966-1970)
Johnny Olson ... Himself - Announcer (76 episodes, 1966-1970)
The June Taylor Dancers ... Themselves / ... (66 episodes, 1966-1970)
Sammy Spear and His Orchestra ... Themselves (60 episodes, 1966-1970)

Art Carney ... Ed Norton / ... (57 episodes, 1966-1970)

Sheila MacRae ... Alice Kramden / ... (52 episodes, 1966-1970)

Jane Kean ... Trixie Norton / ... (51 episodes, 1966-1970)
Greta Randall ... Herself / ... (44 episodes, 1966-1970)

Series Directed by
Frank Bunetta (40 episodes, 1966-1970)
Series Writing credits
Rod Parker (38 episodes, 1966-1970)
Walter Stone (38 episodes, 1966-1970)
Marvin Marx (28 episodes, 1966-1968)
Herbert Finn (15 episodes, 1966-1968)
Robert Hilliard (10 episodes, 1969-1970)
Leonard Stern (8 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sydney Zelinka (8 episodes, 1967-1968)
Howard Harris (2 episodes, 1967)

Buddy Arnold (unknown episodes)
Keith Fowler (unknown episodes)
Cully Richards (unknown episodes)
Tom Tenowich (unknown episodes)
Snag Werris (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Jack Philbin .... executive producer (39 episodes, 1966-1970)
Ronald Wayne .... producer (38 episodes, 1966-1970)
Ed Waglin .... associate producer (12 episodes, 1968-1970)

Jackie Gleason .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
James Teevan (3 episodes, 1969-1970)
Series Casting by
James Bernard (1 episode, 1970)
Series Set Decoration by
Phil Cuoco (33 episodes, 1966-1970)
Series Costume Design by
Lou Eisele (28 episodes, 1966-1969)
Jerry Boxhorn (7 episodes, 1969-1970)
Series Makeup Department
Ruth Regina .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1967-1970)

Rudolph Liszt .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ed Waglin .... associate director / assistant director (38 episodes, 1966-1970)
Series Art Department
Neal DeLuca .... set designer (26 episodes, 1966-1970)
Series Sound Department
Jay Fairman .... sound (32 episodes, 1966-1970)
Series Special Effects by
Robert E. McCarthy .... special effects director / special effects (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Saitta .... lighting director (23 episodes, 1966-1969)
Dean Nelson .... lighting director (9 episodes, 1967-1970)
James Teevan .... video tape supervisor (2 episodes, 1969)
Series Casting Department
James Bernard .... casting (8 episodes, 1969-1970)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jerry Boxhorn .... costumes (1 episode, 1969)
Series Editorial Department
James Teevan .... editor: video tape (1 episode, 1970)
Series Music Department
Jackie Gleason .... composer: theme music / composer: theme "Melancholy Serenade" (40 episodes, 1966-1970)
Sammy Spear .... musical director (40 episodes, 1966-1970)
Leo Talent .... music coordinator (38 episodes, 1966-1970)
Deane Kincaide .... orchestrator (30 episodes, 1966-1968)
Jack Kerner .... music librarian (19 episodes, 1967-1970)
George Williams .... orchestrator (9 episodes, 1969-1970)
Jerry Bresler .... composer: additional music (3 episodes, 1967)
Lyn Duddy .... composer: additional music / music (3 episodes, 1967)
Lon E. Norman .... orchestrator (2 episodes, 1967)

Will Schaefer .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
June Taylor .... choreographer (35 episodes, 1966-1970)
Edmund De Vierno .... assistant to producer (34 episodes, 1966-1970)
Peter Gladke .... assistant choreographer (33 episodes, 1966-1970)
Charles Raymond .... stage manager (27 episodes, 1966-1968)
Marvin Marx .... creative supervisor (26 episodes, 1966-1968)
Zane Radney .... stage manager (25 episodes, 1966-1968)
Faye McCarthy .... assistant to producer (24 episodes, 1966-1970)
Hal Warner .... technical director (18 episodes, 1966-1970)
James Bernard .... assistant to producer (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Walter Stone .... script supervisor (9 episodes, 1968-1970)
Rupert Baron .... stage manager (9 episodes, 1969-1970)
Richard Gillaspy .... stage manager (9 episodes, 1969-1970)
Penny Olsen .... program staff (9 episodes, 1969-1970)
Shirley Vaughan .... assistant to producer (8 episodes, 1967)
John Ritchey .... assistant to producer (6 episodes, 1966-1967)
Marilyn Youngentob .... assistant to producer / program staff (6 episodes, 1967-1969)
Faye Abell .... assistant to producer (6 episodes, 1967)
Series Thanks
Elinor Simmons .... thanks (1 episode, 1970)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Color Honeymooners" - USA (rerun title)
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60 min
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Did You Know?

Ralph Kramden:[visiting in Ireland] You know, I never knew that Jackie Gleason was Irish.
Ed Norton:Oh yeah, I knew it. I read it in a TV magazine once. His whole family came over from Ireland during the potato famine.
Ralph Kramden:Oh.
Ed Norton:In fact, I think they caused it!
Ralph Kramden:That Gleason is a little chubby, isn't he?
Ed Norton:Oh, he certainly is.
Ralph Kramden:That Art Carney put on a few pounds too, you know.
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Movie Connections:
Spin off from "The Honeymooners" (1955)See more »


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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The Great One Is Still Great, 6 January 2007
Author: lzf0 from United States

I'm so glad that the Honeymooners shows from the 1960s and 1970s are now available. The nine episodes called "The Trip to Europe" have been put on DVD and I hope that the rest of the 44 hour shows are also slated to be released on DVD. The Goodlife Network has been showing these Honeymooners, but not everyone has access to this network.

There are those that say, "If it's not Audrey Meadows, it's not the real 'Honeymooners'." Sure, Sheila MacRae plays a softer Alice, but she is far from inappropriate. In fact, Jane Kean enhances the role of Trixie. This is not to take away from Joyce Randolph. Sure, you get the June Taylor Dancers and Gleason and company break into song whenever they wish. I find this to be completely charming. I know. These traditional musical comedy numbers make the shows dated. I don't care. I love these numbers. There are also some dated topical jokes from the 1960s. So what! Gleason and Carney seem to have extra energy from being back together again and performing before a live audience. The famous Gleason mistakes are there, and these make the shows even better.

Did you know that there are a few Honeymooners sketches from the early 1960s with Sue Ann Langdon as Alice and Patricia Wilson as Trixie? Goodtimes put one of these shows on VHS. Did you know that there are also sketches from the late 60s, where the Honeymooners are part of a Gleason variety show? What about putting all of these on DVD. I would also like to see the Gleason American Scene Magazine shows on DVD.

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