In the '60s and '70s, it just wasn't Christmas without the legendary King Family. Catapulting to fame as one of the most popular television, recording and concert acts of the era, the Kings hosted 17 television specials and 2 network television series delighting generations of fans. The King Family's television specials were a true family holiday phenomenon. Clips unseen for nearly three decades The King's, at their tuneful best, perform a cavalcade of seasonal classics. A true highlight of the new special is a touching clip from the King's 1967 Christmas show - the surprise on-camera reunion of King Sister Alyce King with her son Ric who was serving in the Unites States Army at the time. Unbeknown to her, Ric had been given a special leave to appear on the show and surprised his mother. This classic reunion captured the longing of families across the country whose relatives were serving in the Vietnam War and remains to this day one the most memorable King Family moments in ... Written by
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The King Family Show was the first series for legendary costume designer Bob Mackie. Mackie had served as assistant designer to Ray Aghayan on The Judy Garland Show in 1963/64 but The King Family Show in 1965/66 was his first solo costume designing venture on a television series. See more