The Smother Brothers confound every attempt by Jack to force them into his straitjacket comedy formula while performing his theme song, but even scarier to Jack is when he's pinned under an unexploded bomb in a World War II London air raid. The UXB squad turns out to be the Smothers. Tom can't remember which wire to pull, while Dick uses the opportunity of Jack being immobilized to lock in an appearance on Jack's final program. Written by
Did You Know?
Though this was Jack's final weekly programme, when it was shot nobody knew it would be, and no mention is made of it. See more
Though the skit takes place in London during the Blitz, Benny mentions Jack Paar, an unknown until the age of television a decade later. See more
If I wanted philosophy, I'd go to Bertrand Russel or Jack Paar!
References The Johnny Carson Show
Blue Tail Fly (Jimmy Crack Corn)
Performed by Tom Smothers
and Dick Smothers See more