Saturday, May 12, 2007

The Hollywood Palace with Don Knotts (1967)

Don Knotts appears in this episode of The Hollywood Palace, a Saturday night variety show that aired on ABC each week with a different host. It is remembered best today as the show that The Rolling Stones made their American television debut on. When the Stones returned to perform later that season controversy ensued when Mick Jagger got mad at Dean Martin for making jokes about their music. They refused to perform their second scheduled musical number in protest. Here the musical guests are forgotten psych-rock group The Merry-Go-Round. The show lasted from 1964 to 1970.

Friday, May 11, 2007

The Dick Cavett Show with guest Janis Joplin (1969) - Footage Offline 11/11/08

This interview took place in 1969. The episode is available in its entirety on The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons DVD collection courtesy the great SHOUT! Factory.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

The Three Stooges - Dickies Work Clothes Commercial

Yup - like it says.

Perry Como - Las Vegas Style with guest Rich Little (1976) - Footage Offline 11/11/08

Live from the Las Vegas Hilton is this television special - Perry Como Las Vegas Style. Here we see him with you know who.

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Wheel of Fortune with guests James Brown, Little Richard and Weird Al Yankovic

Is this really "classic" showbiz? Yeah, I guess it is. This seems sort of like a dream you might have. Not in the "dream come true" sense but more in the "I was teaching a sheep how to tap dance last night" kind of way. Notice how the board has the word ASS on it.

Monday, May 7, 2007

The Dick Cavett Show with guests Raquel Welch and Janis Joplin (1969) - Footage Offline - 10/14/08

An odd pairing on the panel of The Dick Cavett Show in 1970. This entire episode is available on the DVD collection The Dick Cavett Show: Rock Icons.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

The Steve Allen Show with Don Knotts

Don Knotts plays his famous nervous man character on an episode of The Steve Allen Show.