The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
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Clothes Make the Bum 

Skelton as Freddie the Freeloader is a surprise participant in a fashion show to the exasperation of Emcee Terry-Thomas and Store Detective Nancy Wilson.

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Himself - Host / Freddie the Freeloader / Pop the Grocer
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David Rose and His Orchestra ...
Themselves
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Store Manager (Main Sketch)
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Announcer
Buddy Lewis ...
Police Officer (Blackouts)
Ida Mae McKenzie ...
Madeline - Wealthy Fashion Show Patron (Main Skit) / Grocery Customer (Silent Spot)
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Horace Fussbudget
Tom Hansen Dancers ...
Themselves
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Herself - Singer / Store Detective
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Skelton as Freddie the Freeloader is a surprise participant in a fashion show to the exasperation of Emcee Terry-Thomas and Store Detective Nancy Wilson.

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17 October 1967 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Nancy Wilson sings, 'Up Tight' and 'Music That Makes Me Dance.' The Tom Hansen Dancers are featured in a production number based on the song 'Taco Holiday' by Red's musical director, David Rose. A Blackout segment features Red, Terry-Thomas and Nancy Wilson in 'The Air Conditioner',' The Psychiatrist', and 'The Argument.' In the Silent Spot, titled 'Pop's Grocery', Red plays an old grocer besieged by complaining customers. See more »

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