The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
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Half a Loafer Is Better Than None 

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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Announcer
Bern Hoffman ...
Pastry Chef / Silent Spot
Buddy Lewis ...
Muggsy
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Herself - Guest Vocalist
Tom Hansen Dancers ...
Themselves
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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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bakery | hold up | pith helmet | See All (3) »

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15 February 1966 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The title is from the lament "Half a loaf is better than none." See more »

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