The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
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While waiting in line for his unemployment check,George Appleby (Red) meets Archie Moore,also out of work. A man sells him a trained Bear, which he puts in a take-on-all-comers boxing show ... See full summary »

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While waiting in line for his unemployment check,George Appleby (Red) meets Archie Moore,also out of work. A man sells him a trained Bear, which he puts in a take-on-all-comers boxing show in a carnival. Moore shows up to challenge the bear. Red's silent spot pantomime involves a Holmesian detective chasing a hooded bad guy around a spooky house-type set. Written by WesternOne

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19 January 1965 (USA)  »

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Shani Wallis performs 'I'm Old Fashioned.' In the Silent Spot, titled 'Escaped Convict', Red plays a Sherlock Holmes-type London detective in pursuit of a murderer on the lam. See more »

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References The Seven Year Itch (1955) See more »

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Pass Me By
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Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Music by Cy Coleman
Performed by Shani Wallis
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