The Colgate Comedy Hour Season 4

Season 4

The Colgate Comedy Hour Season 4

First Air Date: October 04, 1953

First Aired on    :   1953
Episodes    :   34 episodes



Episodes

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4x34 Martin & Lewis (May 30, 1954)



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4x33 Abbott & Costello (May 23, 1954)


One in this comedy/variety series with rotating hosts. The comedy team of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello star in this live episode. Highlights include the following: Bud and Lou get fired from their jobs at a department store after attempting to sell nylons; Abbott and his friends sucker Costello out of his pay, but Lou gets his revenge; Hoagy Carmichael sings and is visited by child actor Ricky Vera; Costello and Vera try to tell each other the tale of Little Red Riding Hood and crack each other up in the process; Abbott cons Costello out of his money, but Vera gets the last laugh; Peggy Lee sings "Johnny Guitar," "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered," and the "Halo Shampoo" song; Costello gets appliances with meters and has to pay a quarter every time he uses one, prompting a lot of mayhem as he attempts to try each one out; the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra plays "Midnight Sleigh Ride" and "Holiday"; and Costello attempts to dance with a woman who is almost twice his height.


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4x32 Eddie Cantor (May 16, 1954)



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4x31 Jimmy Durante (May 09, 1954)



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4x30 Martin & Lewis (May 02, 1954)



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4x29 Ice Capades Special (April 25, 1954)



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4x28 Abbott & Costello (April 18, 1954)


Bud Abbott and Lou Costello welcome guests including: Jane Russell; Rhonda Fleming; A&C stalwarts Connie Haines, Bobby Barber and Mike Ross; actress Beryl Davis; actors Tony Martinez, Nestor Paiva, Frank Richards, Benny Rubin, Jim Hayward and Ken Mayer; Jack Shea; Baby Mistin; Donna Kaye; announcer Hal Sawyer; and Al Goodman and his Orchestra. In comedy highlights, the boys are flat broke in a bording house in the Latin American country of Bolamania. They rehearse a magic trick, hoping to get a job at a nightclub. Then Lou gets the great idea of impersonating the El Presidente! Also, take offs on Liberace and You Bet Your Life.


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4x27 Jimmy Durante (April 11, 1954)



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4x26 Eddie Cantor (April 04, 1954)



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4x25 Abbott & Costello (March 21, 1954)



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4x24 Jimmy Durante (March 14, 1954)



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4x23 Eddie Cantor (March 07, 1954)



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4x22 ANYTHING GOES w Ethel Merman, Frank Sinatra, Bert Lahr (February 28, 1954)



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4x21 Sonja Henie (with Abbott & Costello) (February 21, 1954)



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4x20 Donald O'Connor (February 14, 1954)



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4x19 Jimmy Durante (February 07, 1954)



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4x18 Eddie Cantor (January 31, 1954)



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4x17 Ethel Merman (January 24, 1954)



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4x16 Alan Young, Stan Freberg, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby (January 17, 1954)



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4x15 Martin & Lewis (January 10, 1954)



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4x14 Jimmy Durante (January 03, 1954)



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4x13 Eddie Cantor (December 27, 1953)



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4x12 Donald O'Connor (December 20, 1953)



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4x11 Perry Como and Martha Raye (December 13, 1953)



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4x10 Jimmy Durante (December 06, 1953)



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4x09 Eddie Cantor (November 29, 1953)


Highlights include a take-off on TV westerns where all the characters speak in voice-overs and a salute to the songs of Harold Arlen.


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4x08 Donald O'Connor (November 22, 1953)



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4x07 Martha Raye (November 15, 1953)



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4x06 Jimmy Durante (November 08, 1953)



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4x05 Bud Abbott with Martin & Lewis (November 01, 1953)



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4x04 Donald O'Connor (October 25, 1953)



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4x03 Eddie Cantor (October 18, 1953)



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4x02 Jimmy Durante (October 11, 1953)



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4x01 Martin & Lewis (October 04, 1953)


Skits: Burt plays an escaped lunatick. Songs: "Great To Be Home", "You're The Right One", "That's Amore", "There's No Tomorrow"