The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

Sheriffs Are Bought, Not Made 

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.

Director:

Bill Hobin

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Red Skelton ... Host / Sheriff Deadeye / Gertrude and Heathcliffe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Alan Copeland Singers The Alan Copeland Singers ... Themselves
Jan Arvan Jan Arvan ... Candy Factory Manager
David Rose and His Orchestra David Rose and His Orchestra ... Themselves
Walker Edmiston ... Deadeye's Deputy
Art Gilmore ... Announcer (voice)
Burl Ives ... Burl Ives
Elaine Joyce ... Elaine Joyce
Evelyn King Evelyn King ... Beauty Contestant and Park Citizen
Brad Logan Brad Logan ... Burley Butcher
Lulu ... Singer
Mickey Morton Mickey Morton ... Mule Tumbleweed
Beverly Powers Beverly Powers ... Candy Maker (as Beverly Hills)
David Sharpe ... Candy Maker
Tom Hansen Dancers Tom Hansen Dancers ... Themselves
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 1968 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Soundtracks

The Little White Duck
(uncredited)
Written by Bernard Zaritsky and Walter Barrows
Performed by Burl Ives
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