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Seasons:
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Release Date:
17 September 1966 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
From Miami Beach, the sun and fun capitol of the world, it's 'The Jackie Gleason Show!'
Plot:
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.
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
How Sweet it is! The "Great One" at the top of his form !! See more (8 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 96)

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)
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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 (38 episodes, 1966-1970)
Ronald Wayne .... producer (37 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 (36 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 (2 episodes, 1967)
Lyn Duddy .... composer: additional music (2 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)
Ed Waglin .... associate director (3 episodes, 1966-1970)
 
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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Runtime:
60 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Milton Berle:[during a 1969 curtain call] You look fantastic.
Jackie Gleason:Let me tell you what happened. I dropped 60 pounds.
Milton Berle:On whom?
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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.
How Sweet it is! The "Great One" at the top of his form !!, 11 November 2002
Author: imdb-24 from Goshen, New York

This show was Jackie Gleason just doing what came natural to him. Enjoying himself and making people laugh. His portrayal of several different regular characters, all of whom were as memorable as Ralph Kramden, were all portrayed flawlessly. Frank Fontaine's songs were an added treasure! It seems unlikely to hit the airwaves again, so one can only hope that the shows are released on DVD.

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