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The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas (1974)

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Credited cast:
Ernest Borgnine ... Himself
Foster Brooks ... Himself
Howard Cosell Howard Cosell ... Himself
Dom DeLuise ... Himself
Angie Dickinson ... Herself
Phyllis Diller ... Herself
Peter Graves ... Himself
Alex Karras ... Himself
Casey Kasem ... Himself
George Kennedy ... Himself
Rich Little ... Himself
Dean Martin ... Himself
Dick Martin ... Himself
Darren McGavin ... Himself
Don Rickles ... Himself
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English

Release Date:

15 November 1974 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Dean Martin Roast; Telly Savalas
8 December 2015 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Telly Savalas (1974)

The bald-headed star of Kojak is the main attraction here as Mr. Savalas has to sit in the chair with countless celebrities throwing jokes at him. Some of the roasters include Howard Cosell, Dom DeLuise, Angie Dickinson, Don Rickles, Richard Roundtree, Martin and Rowan, Robert Stack, Shelley Winters, George Kennedy, Peter Graves, Phyllis Diller and Rich Little. I doubt anyone is going to say this is the best episode from the Dean Martin roasts but there are still enough good laughs to make it worth watching. Needless to say, the real comics like Rickles and Martin and Rowan are the ones who have the best material but Cosell manages to get some nice jokes in as does a cameo from Casey Kasem. Dean Martin does a nice job hosting, although he certainly isn't as into the jokes as usual.

Episode: B


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