The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

Clem the Candidate 

Two political party bosses try to come up with a perfect presidential candidate by using a massive "electronic brain".(A Univac) It decides that man would be Clem Kadiddlehopper. The public... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Red Skelton ... Himself - Host / Clem Kadiddlehopper
John Hoyt ... Watkins
Jan Arvan ... Paw Kadiddlehopper
William Schallert ... Edward R. Furrow
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Rose and His Orchestra David Rose and His Orchestra ... Themselves
William Demarest ... Senator Burnside
Art Gilmore ... Announcer
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Storyline

Two political party bosses try to come up with a perfect presidential candidate by using a massive "electronic brain".(A Univac) It decides that man would be Clem Kadiddlehopper. The public adores him and he's well on his way toward victory, despite that the brain was shown to be defective. One of the bosses has a dream of what a goof Clem would be in the white house. Written by WesternOne

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Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1960 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

Red's supposed to drive a golf cart through two open doors, but accidentally hits the flimsy prop wall and knocks one door completely off. See more »

Soundtracks

Missouri Waltz
By John Valentine Eppel and J. R. Shannon
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