The Red Skelton Hour: Season 17, Episode 22

Sheriffs Are Bought, Not Made (13 Feb. 1968)
"The Red Skelton Show" Sheriffs Are Bought, Not Made (original title)

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Deadeye is up against a tough old mine owner with an even tougher son, and a mine with it's own ghost. In the silent spot, Red's hired off the street to work in a candy shop, where he can't do anything but make a mess.

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Himself - Host / Sheriff Deadeye
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The Alan Copeland Singers ...
Themselves
Jan Arvan ...
Candy Factory Manager (Silent Spot)
David Rose and His Orchestra ...
Themselves
Walker Edmiston ...
Deadeye's Deputy
Art Gilmore ...
Announcer
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Big Pappy Tumbleweed
Elaine Joyce ...
Lady Outlaw / Lady Ghost
Brad Logan ...
Burley Butcher
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Guest Vocalist
Mickey Morton ...
Baby Son Tumbleweed
Beverly Powers ...
Candy Maker (as Beverly Hills)
David Sharpe ...
Candy Maker
Tom Hansen Dancers ...
Themselves
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Deadeye is up against a tough old mine owner with an even tougher son, and a mine with it's own ghost. In the silent spot, Red's hired off the street to work in a candy shop, where he can't do anything but make a mess.

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Lulu sings, 'To Sir, With Love' and 'Lulu's Back in Town.' Burl Ives sings, 'The Little White Duck', then joins Lulu, the Tom Hansen Dancers, and the Alan Copeland Singers for the production number 'Consider Yourself.' In the Blackouts segments, Red and Burl deal with pallbearers, a manicurist, and a restaurant patron. In the Silent Spot, Red portrays a lovesick assembly-line candy-dipper creating chaos in a candy factory. See more »

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Lulu's Back in Town
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Lulu
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