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Your Show of Shows ()


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Best remembered by its posterior title, Your Show of Shows, this live variety show included comedy sketches with TV pioneers Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca.

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  • Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations.
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  Self - Regular Performer / ... (143 episodes, 1950-1954)
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  Self - Regular Performer / ... (142 episodes, 1950-1954)
Felisa Vanoff ...
  Self (dancer) / ... (141 episodes, 1950-1954)
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  Self - Regular Performer / ... (139 episodes, 1950-1954)
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  Self - Regular Performer / ... (138 episodes, 1950-1954)
James Starbuck ...
  Self - Regular Performer / ... (111 episodes, 1951-1954)
Tom Avera ...
  Self - Regular Performer (29 episodes, 1950)
Marguerite Piazza ...
  Self / ... (21 episodes, 1950-1954)
The Billy Williams Quartette ...
  Themselves / ... (19 episodes, 1950-1954)
Jack Russell ...
  Self / ... (18 episodes, 1950-1954)
The Bob Hamilton Trio ...
  Themselves / ... (18 episodes, 1950-1954)
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  Self / ... (17 episodes, 1950-1953)
Judy Johnson ...
  Self / ... (16 episodes, 1950-1953)
Robert Merrill ...
  Self / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1951)
Bambi Linn ...
  Self / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1954)
Rod Alexander ...
  Self / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1954)
Jerry Ross ...
  Self / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1952)
Nellie Fisher ...
  Self / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Mata and Hari ...
  Themselves / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Charles Sanford's Orchestra ...
  Themselves (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
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  Self - Guest Performer (4 episodes, 1951-1954)
Herb Shriner ...
  Self - Guest Performer (4 episodes, 1951-1952)
Wallace Siebert ...
  Self / ... (4 episodes, 1950-1952)
Sylvia Michaels ...
  Self / ... (4 episodes, 1954)
Keith Textor ...
  Self / ... (4 episodes, 1954)
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  Self - Guest Performer / ... (3 episodes, 1951-1954)
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  Self - Guest Performer (3 episodes, 1950-1952)
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  Self - Guest Performer (3 episodes, 1950)
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  Self - Guest Performer (3 episodes, 1952-1953)
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  Self - Guest Performer / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
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  Self - Guest Performer (3 episodes, 1951-1953)
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  Self - Guest Performer / ... (3 episodes, 1952-1954)
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  Self / ... (3 episodes, 1952-1954)
Clifford Guest ...
  Self / ... (3 episodes, 1950-1951)
Bob Hamilton ...
  Self / ... (3 episodes, 1950)
The Hamilton Dancers ...
  Themselves (3 episodes, 1950-1951)
Charles Sanford ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1950)
Eleanor Williams ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1952-1954)
Eugene Hari ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1952)
Ruth Mata ...
  Self (3 episodes, 1952)
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  Self - Guest Host / ... (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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  Self - Guest Host / ... (2 episodes, 1951)
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  Self - Guest Host (2 episodes, 1952-1954)
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  Self - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
John Conte ...
  Self - Guest Host / ... (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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  Self - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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  Self - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1950-1951)
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  Self - Guest Host / ... (2 episodes, 1950)
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  Self - Guest Performer (2 episodes, 1951-1953)
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  Self - Guest Host / ... (2 episodes, 1951-1953)

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Plot Summary

Live, original comedy originally featuring Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca. Carl Reiner and Howard Morris joined the show later. Two of the great skits on the show were "The Hickenloopers", a battling husband-and-wife team and the clock in the Bavarian town of Baverhoff which always broke when the hour was struck. Written by J.E. McKillop

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Also Known As
  • Sid Caesar's Show of Shows (United Kingdom)
  • ユア・ショー・オブ・ショーズ (Japan, Japanese title)
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  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Despite rumors to the contrary, nearly all episodes of this series still exist, as kinescope recordings. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Ten from Your Show of Shows (1973). See more »
Soundtracks Stars Over Broadway See more »

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