The Red Skelton Hour: Season 15, Episode 22

Half a Loafer Is Better Than None (15 Feb. 1966)
"The Red Skelton Show" Half a Loafer Is Better Than None (original title)

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Red as Freddy is caught after breaking into a men's club for explorers, where he's recognized by his long-lost father, Junglerot Freeloader (Ed Wynn). They go on to Africa in search of a ... See full summary »

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Himself - Host / Freddie the Freeloader
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The Alan Copeland Singers ...
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Patrick Campbell ...
Explorers Club Member
Irwin Charone ...
Explorers Club Member
David Rose and His Orchestra ...
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Art Gilmore ...
Announcer
Bern Hoffman ...
Pastry Chef / Silent Spot
Buddy Lewis ...
Muggsy
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Tom Hansen Dancers ...
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Colonel Jungle-Rot Freeloader
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Red as Freddy is caught after breaking into a men's club for explorers, where he's recognized by his long-lost father, Junglerot Freeloader (Ed Wynn). They go on to Africa in search of a rarely seen gorilla. later, Ed and Red celebrate Wynn's upcoming birthday with a big prop cake, and in the silent spot Red plays rich playboy forced to work at a bakery. Written by WesternOne

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The title is from the lament "Half a loaf is better than none." See more »

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