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The Jackie Gleason Show 

Jackie Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "The Honeymooners" sketches.

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »


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Series cast summary:
Jackie Gleason ...  Himself - Host / ... 84 episodes, 1966-1970
Johnny Olson Johnny Olson ...  Himself - Announcer 79 episodes, 1966-1970
The June Taylor Dancers The June Taylor Dancers ...  Themselves / ... 72 episodes, 1966-1970
Sammy Spear and His Orchestra Sammy Spear and His Orchestra ...  Themselves 67 episodes, 1966-1970
Art Carney ...  Ed Norton / ... 59 episodes, 1966-1970
Sheila MacRae ...  Alice Kramden / ... 55 episodes, 1966-1970
Jane Kean ...  Trixie Norton / ... 53 episodes, 1966-1970
Greta Randall Greta Randall ...  Herself / ... 51 episodes, 1966-1970
Lanita Kent Lanita Kent ...  Herself / ... 39 episodes, 1966-1968
Elaine Richards Elaine Richards ...  Herself / ... 35 episodes, 1966-1968
Judith Jordan ...  Herself / ... 34 episodes, 1966-1968


Jackie Gleason's last weekly variety series, which alternated between regular variety hours with big name guest stars and musical remakes of old "The Honeymooners" sketches.

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There's only one Gleason, the great one. (season 3) See more »


Comedy | Musical


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Release Date:

17 September 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Color Honeymooners See more »


Box Office


$50,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS,Peekskill Enterprises See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ralph Kramden: [visiting in Ireland] You know, I never knew that Jackie Gleason was Irish.
Ed Norton: Oh yeah, I knew it. I read it in a TV magazine once. His whole family came over from Ireland during the potato famine.
Ralph Kramden: Oh.
Ed Norton: In fact, I think they caused it!
Ralph Kramden: That Gleason is a little chubby, isn't he?
Ed Norton: Oh, he certainly is.
Ralph Kramden: That Art Carney put on a few pounds too, you know.
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Jackie Gleason Show A Family Favorite
13 April 2017 | by offycrossmSee all my reviews

Jackie Gleason, his television shows and movies (i.e., The Toy) will always and forever be etched in my memory as family favorites. Starring at the beginning and up to sadly the end were great times for us at home. We always made sure to sit and watch, laugh in awe from the comedy to the stunts by guests. All of us always made sure to stay still when the presentation of Frank Fontaine (as Crazy Guggenheim) came on. Jackie would be behind the bar, Frank would would go through his skit, but always at the very end, coming from Jackie was the familiar, Hey Craz ! How about singing us a little song. For that even the dog had to be outside, Grandmother would come down from upstairs. Mr. Fontaine would sing some lovely melody that would really stick to you and your emotions. It was a favorite and wonderful time for us and something that was left in my parents, grandmother and brother's hearts ! For me, I'm the last of the family living (at age 66) and identify with a wonderful time whenever I hear talk of Jackie Gleason's name. He was a tremendous talent, actor (I even have early films that he was in with Humphrey Bogart) and especially comedy. His ability to keep you laughing without having written lines and everything from memory was something very few (if any) today can do. My favorite comedian ? Why of course, the GREAT Jackie Gleason.

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