The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

John Wayne's 40th Anniversary or Hominy and True Grits - guests John Wayne, The Baja Marimba Band 

Red starts off with a monologue about how sex has affected movies, and mimes a little boy at a monster film. Guest John Wayne does a skit about different sorts of autograph hunters and one ... See full summary »

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Bill Hobin
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Red Skelton ... Himself - Host / Sheriff Deadeye / Gertrude / Heathcliffe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Baja Marimba Band The Baja Marimba Band ... Themselves
David Rose and His Orchestra David Rose and His Orchestra ... Themselves
Bob Duggan Bob Duggan ... Minor Role
Sam Edwards ... Minor Role
Tommy Farrell ... Minor Role
Art Gilmore ... Himself - Announcer
Chanin Hale ... Minor Role
The Jimmy Joyce Singers The Jimmy Joyce Singers ... Themselves
Maurice Kelly Maurice Kelly ... Dancer
Brad Logan Brad Logan ... Minor Role
George N. Neise ... Pub Patron (as George Neise)
David Rose David Rose ... Himself - Orchestrator
David Sharpe ... Little Old Lady / Silent Spot
Reta Shaw ... Minor Role
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Storyline

Red starts off with a monologue about how sex has affected movies, and mimes a little boy at a monster film. Guest John Wayne does a skit about different sorts of autograph hunters and one where Deadeye faces Rooster Cogburn in a saloon duel. The silent spot, titled "The Happy Irish Pub", sees Red hired as a jig-dancing, furniture-smashing bouncer. Written by WesternOne

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Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1969 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In an early skit near the show's opening, Red mimes different approaches used by fans when seeking John Wayne's autograph. He also mimes a little boy attending a monster movie. The main sketch is a spoof of John Wayne's western film 'True Grit.' The Baja Marimba Band performs 'Brazilia' and 'Fresh Air.' The title of the Silent Spot is 'Irish Pub' with Red as a bouncer. See more »

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