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Season 3 (CBS) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

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CBS Wednesdays 10:00-11:00pm Eastern
Regulars:  Joyce Van Patten, Harvey Korman, The Earl Brown Singers, John Gary

3.01 [61] The Danny Kaye Show
15Sep65 (rerun 27Apr66)
Harry Belafonte
Nana Mouskouri

Harry teaches Danny how to do a calypso number and get the "ethnic" feel.
Danny & Harry duet with "Mama Look a Booboo".
Danny & Harry perform a number called "The Breaks".
Danny and Harry show how those baseball pitchers' conferences might appear in the U.S., England, Germany and Japan.
Harry sings "Girls in Their Summer Dresses", "Rain Drop" and "Walk On".
Nana sings "Telalis".
Danny, Harry and Nana perform "Opa Neena Neena Naee".
*NOTE Danny and Harry were to duet with the song "Man Piaba" but it was instead replaced with "Mama Look a Booboo". [RF]

3.02 [62] The Danny Kaye Show
Richard Crenna
Nana Mouskouri
Herman's Hermits
(British Pop Group)
Harvey Korman
Danny plays an Olympic runner being interviewed by a TV Sports reporter played by Richard.
Nana Mouskouri returns from last week's show and sings Greek songs.
Richard, Danny and Harvey are in a sketch about jaunty RAF wing commanders in World War II ribbing of 12 O'Clock
High called "Thirty Seconds Over Schnitzel".
Herman's Hermits perform "Henry the Eighth". [RF]

3.03 [63] The Danny Kaye Show
29Sep65 (rerun 26Apr67)
Shirley Jones
The Righteous Brothers
Harvey Korman

Shirley and Danny consider the man-woman conflict in song-and-dance production title "Man versus Woman".
In a sketch Danny and Shirley play Adam and Eve.
Danny & Shirley duet on "The Begat" and "Love Walked In".
Shirley sings "Blame It on Love".
The Righteous Brothers sing "You've Lost That Loving Feelin'" and "Sticks and Stones". [RF]

3.04 [64] The Danny Kaye Show
Buddy Ebsen
Clint Eastwood
Fess Parker
Harvey Korman
Danny is taught how to order a drink by Rowdy Yates star Clint Eastwood as Fess Parker and Buddy Ebsen put in their
two cents worth in the Saloon sketch.
Another Western sketch with Clint and Fess as a pair of brothers just out of jail who are out to get the Sheriff
(Danny) who put them there. Harvey Korman plays the station agent.
Danny & Fess do a song-and-dance routine to "Doodlin'".
Charo sings "La Cucaracha" and "La Bamba".
Cartoonist George Feyer turns up to draw for Danny for the sit-down segment at the end of the show. [RF]

3.05 [65] The Danny Kaye Show
Benny Goodman
Caterina Valente
Joyce Van Patten
Harvey Korman

Danny & Caterina open the show with "I Hear Music", backed by the Earl Brown Singers.
Caterina, Benny, Joyce and Harvey join Danny on a tour through the 1920's, the depression 1930's and the swing-and-radio
In a sketch called "Class of 1922" Danny plays Walter Murray, Joyce plays Mary Jane and Harvey plays Leonard, graduates
of Mapleton U. It is in the depths of the depression and Walter is a drunk, Leonard is lucky to have a piece of pie at
an automat where Mary Jane works at filling the little door trays. Leonard and Mary Jane try to reform Walter, once a
brilliant law prospect.
The "King of Swing" Benny Goodman performs with Danny, Tony Charmoili Dancers and Earl Brown Singers in musical numbers.
Caterina sings "Hindustan".
Benny Goodman plays the clarinet in "Poor Butterfly" and "The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise". Appearing with Goodman
are Lou Levy on piano, Colin Bailey at drums, Max Bennett on String Bass and Al Hendrickson on guitar.
Benny and his clarinet join Caterina and Danny in "Hi Ya, Sophia".
Caterina plays guitar and sings bossa-nova nursey rhymes with Danny Kaye in the sit-down segment closing the show. [RF]

[--] 20Oct65 preempted by Barbra Streisand Special "My Name is Barbra".

3.06 [66] The Danny Kaye Show
Show No. 74
Dinah Shore
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
also appearing
are the Earl Brown Singers, Tony Charmoli Dancers, Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten and the Paul Weston Orchestra.
Dinah sings "The Mood I'm In".
Danny Kaye & Dinah Shore duet with "Once Upon a Summertime".
Dinah Shore sings "Battle Hymn of the Republic".
Danny Kaye, Dinah Shore with a male ensemble and chorus perform "Winds of Barcelona".
Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass perform "A Taste of Honey", "Struttin' With Maria" and "Never on a Sunday".
Danny Kaye & Dinah Shore duet with "Happiness Is".
Danny Kaye and Earl Brown Singers perform a medley.
Danny Kaye and Dinah Shore are tourists in the studio audience and backstage during a dance number, concluding with the
two characters taking the stage as Kaye and Shore for the "art challenge" number, in which the singers respond to
famous paintings such as American Gothic and the Mona Lisa with the first song to pop into their minds. Also includes
the "Quick change medley," in which Kaye and Shore do a fast series of clothing changes to appropriate music; and a
sketch on a workaholic executive who received news of his compulsory retirement (The tycoon sketch / performed by Kaye
and Joyce Van Patten). Ends with a pitch by Kaye for UNICEF at Halloween. [RF]

3.07 [67] The Danny Kaye Show
Show No. 75
Pat Boone
Carolyn Jones
Harvey Korman

Carolyn sings "Those Ghoulish Things" with Danny.
Harvey portrays a TV interviewer who talks to Christopher Columbus (Danny).
In a skit called "Samson and Delilah" Danny plays Samson Swinger and Carolyn plays Delilah Hipp, his secretary in the
London music business. [RF]

3.08 [68] The Danny Kaye Show
Show No. 76
Marguerite Piazza
Freddie and the Dreamers
(British Pop Group)
Danny is as funny as ever in a sketch about TV doctor Ben Casey and a confidence building school.
Danny narrates the "Three Little Pigs" in a German accent.
Danny portrays Jerome the shoe clerk.
Danny and the dancers do a splashy version of "The Watusi". [RF]

3.09 [69] The Danny Kaye Show
Ray Walston
Vikki Carr

Ray appears as a super agent chasing after master criminal Danny Kaye in a "Goldfinger" takeoff.
Danny, Ray and Vikki do a skit about a husband and friend baby-sitting while the wife takes the evening off.
Vikki sings with little Laurie Ichino. [RF]

3.10 [70] The Danny Kaye Show
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Lainie Kazan
Harvey Korman

Lainie sings "The Blues in the Night" and "Feeling Good".
Danny appears as a turkey who is interviewed by Harvey Korman on his opinion of Thanksgiving Day.
Tennessee Ernie Ford sings "The Work Song" and "Today".
Harvey plays a broken down king of Blumberg and his servant ex-general Pilaf (Danny) trying to survive in a cold water
New York flat.
Danny & Tennessee sing "Bless This House" and "May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You".
The closing features a film clip of a child discovering nature while Danny delivers a Thanksgiving prayer.

3.11 [71] The Danny Kaye Show
John Astin
Gwen Verdon
D'Aldo Romano

John plays an oddball character with verve in a sketch.
Danny does his shy Jerome bit in "Howdy, Neighbor Dude Ranch" sketch with John.
Gwen returns for a western folk dance number and imitates an "emancipated woman" in a skit with Danny.
D'Aldo Romano is back again to sing "Mexico". [RF]

3.12 [72] The Danny Kaye Show
Diahann Carroll
George Hamilton
Joyce Van Patten
Diahann sings "I'm in the Mood for Love".
Danny plays an old lighthouse keeper and a German movie director in comedy sketches.
Actor/singer George Hamilton sings
Danny portrays the director of the film "Nanny Romain" in a sketch with a movie star called Rock Pile (George Hamilton).
Danny keeps changing the script in an effort to keep his love Nanny (Joyce Van Patten) away from Rock.
Diahann sings a medley and is joined by Danny for the song "Friendship". [RF]
After a long absence little Victoria Page Meyerlink returns.

3.13 [73] The Danny Kaye Show
Vincent Price
Vikki Carr
John Gary

Danny opens the show with six tykes singing "All I Need Now" and "Little Girls".
Danny plays a monster in a Dr. Frankenstein sketch with Vincent.
In another sketch he is a window washer looking in on a supposed murder.

3.14 [74] The Danny Kaye Show
Jean Simmons
Laurence Harvey
John Gary
Laurence and Jean team up in a British murder sketch hoping to polish off a rich Cockney (Danny) called "Fop at the Top".
Danny as shy Jerome is caught in a storm at a ski resort and huddles together with Miss Simmons to keep warm during the
John Gary performs "A Christmas Wish".
Laurence Harvey reads.
For the closing Danny and the Children's Choir sing "Let There Be Peace on Earth". [RF]

3.15 [75] The Danny Kaye Show
Eddie Albert
Wayne Newton
Harvey Korman
Joyce Van Patten

Danny's opening number has him playing Father Time and preparing for the Baby 1966.
Eddie Albert turns up here to play his guitar, sing a folk song and join Danny in a sketch about two men with hangovers
after a New Year's Eve Party.
Wayne Newton sings "What Kind of Fool Am I?". [RF]

3.16 [76] The Danny Kaye Show
Liza Minelli
Alan Young
John Gary
Joyce Van Patten
A comedy sketch about the dangers and romance of the Grand Prix race.
Danny and Alan portray husbands gathering around a laundromat to get away from their nagging wives.
Liza sings a song medley.
John Gary sings two songs. [RF]

3.17 [77] The Danny Kaye Show
Bill Dana
Caterina Valente
D'Aldo Romano
Joyce Van Patten
Harvey Korman
Bill Dana as Jose Jimenez that expert on languages and phonetics.
In a sketch with Danny, Caterina and Joyce, Bill plays an English Lord, Joyce plays Lady Daphne Hyde-Jekyll
who insists the two men vying for her have a race around the World.
Caterina sings a foreign language medley with Danny
Caterina sings "Do I Hear a Waltz". [RF]

3.18 [78] The Danny Kaye Show
Tammy Grimes
Bob Crane

Tammy sings "Limehouse Blues".
In a sketch Tammy demonstrates how a pampered, spoiled movie star acts.
Bob Crane re-enacts his days as a radio interviewer.
Danny turns up as composer Beethoven for another comedy interview. [RF]

3.19 [79] The Danny Kaye Show
Robert Vaughn
French composer Michel Legrand
Twelve year old ballerina Joyce Cuoco will also appear.
Danny & Robert spoof the well-dressed secret agent and tackle a broad takeoff on "The Treasure of Sierra Madre" film.
Joyce Cuoco performs a show-stopping number dancing to Michel LeGrand's music from the film "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg".
Michel LeGrand performs "Valse des Lilas". [RF]

3.20 [80] The Danny Kaye Show
Eddie Albert
Morgana King
Eddie Albert reads Stephen Vincent Benet's "Ballad of William Sycamore".
Danny & Eddie play poker playing husbands lying to their wives.
Danny pretends he's Napoleon in a bit.
Danny Kaye, Paul West, Earl Brown and composer Billy Barnes do a barbershop rendition of "Indiana".
Morgana King sings "Lazy Afternoon" and "Mountain Valley". [RF]

3.21 [81] The Danny Kaye Show
09Feb66 (rerun 19Apr67)
Cyril Ritchard
Eddy Arnold

Eddy sings "Make the World Go Away" and "Just a Little Lovin'".
Eddy & Danny perform a 'Broken-Hearts' medley.
Cyril stars as the head of an English diction class with Danny as his obtuse shy Jerome character being the student
trying to overcome his bashfulness and Brooklyn accent.
Danny & Cyril appear in another sketch about noble British flyers who crash in the desert.
Arnold, Cyril & Danny perform in the finale "Where I Come From". [RF]

3.22 [82] The Danny Kaye Show
Tim Conway
John Gary

Japanese musician Kimio Eto
Danny & Tim play construction workers on a skyscrapper.
Danny & Tim play secret agents meeting at a restaurant.
Musician Kimio Eto plays a stringed instrument called the koto. [RF]

3.23 [83] The Danny Kaye Show
Inger Stevens
Woody Herman and his Band
The Clinger Sisters
Brother Aaron

Inger sings the wistful folk ballad "A Lass From the Low Country"
Inger dances with Danny.
Inger is a school teacher visiting Italian widower Giovanni (Danny).
Woody Herman and the Clinger Sisters perform some big band music.
Harvey Korman as Walter Klunkite interviews George Washington (Danny). [RF]

3.24 [84] The Danny Kaye Show
Joanne Woodward
Robert Goulet

Danny portrays Richard Thimble in a spoof of "The Fugitive".
Danny plays Shenadopey in a Wild West but.
And "Run For Your Life" Danny plays a man with 18 months to live, with Joanne playing his wife and Goulet his best
friend, who is madly in love with Joanne.
Robert Goulet sings "She Touched Me".
Danny sings "Company's Coming" and "Wee Hughie".
Joanne Woodward makes fun of actresses on TV commercials in a sketch.
And the trio appear in the final comedy sketch of life on a Southern Plantation. [RF]

3.25 [85] The Danny Kaye Show
Nancy Wilson
John Gary
Harvey Korman

Nancy sings "Don't Take Your Love From Me" and "Gee, Baby".
Nancy & John duet on sings "Memphis Blues".
Danny does another takeoff on the tv show "Batman".
John Gary sings "Lonesome Me" and "The Green Leaves of Summer".
John plays Parakeet aide to super-hero Chickenman (Danny) in a skit.
Danny joins Harvey Korman in a pantomime bit of horseplay in a public library. [RF]

3.26 [86] The Danny Kaye Show
16Mar66 (rerun 08Mar67)
Amzie Strickland (as Mrs. Betty Simpson)
Harold Gould (Marco)
Harvey Korman (Roberto)
Joyce Van Patten (Eleanor)
Tony Charmoli Dancers
Earl Brown Singers
Paul Weston Orchestra

"Giovanni's Wedding.
An hour-long musical about Kaye's lovable character, the Italian tailor, who comes to live with his son. The plot has
the widow Simpson hovering about, intent on tapping Giovanni into marriage.
Great moments come in the variety of sentimental and happy times sung by Kaye and company.
Bill Barnes' original tunes include "What She Mean by That?" and "I'm Jealous" (Danny) and "Too Old to Be Young"
(Danny and Amzie). [RF]

3.27 [87] The Danny Kaye Show
Show No. 93
Senta Berger
Chaim Topel
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
"A Time For Singing" is sung by Danny Kaye and Earl Brown Singers and danced by Tony Charmoli Dancers.
"A Taste of Honey" is performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.
"Zorba the Greek" is performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
"Comes Once in a Lifetime" and "Love Me Tender" are sung by John Gary.
"Men of Sheik Ech Mech" is performed by Harvey Korman and Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.
Danny sings "Duty of a Sheik".
"Marry Me Fatima" is sung by Chaim Topol and Senta Berger.
The Challenge Dance and Bahklava is performed by Kaye and Topol.
"Hora" is danced by Kaye, Berger, and Topol
"To Life" is sung in Hebrew by Danny Kaye and Chaim Topol.
Danny sings "Matchmaker, Matchmaker".
Features the music of guests Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, John Gary, and Chaim Topol. Includes motion picture
costars Topol and Senta Berger joining Kaye in a hora; a duet in Hebrew between Kaye and Topol; Kaye's German version
of the fairy tale Hansel and Gretel; and a "desert musical" spoof about two sheiks fighting over the hand of a princess
(Singing Sheik Sheik/The Sands of Hankie-Pankie / performed by Kaye, Topol, Berger, Alpert and the Tijuana Brass,
Harvey Korman, and ensemble.) [RF]

3.28 [88] The Danny Kaye Show
Vikki Carr
John Gary
Joyce Van Patten

Danny and Vikki duet to "A Simple Melody".
John Gary sings some pop tunes.
Danny as Jerome the shy shoe clerk asks for a raise.
Danny plays a concert violinist in love with his valuable hands, he has had them insured for $1 million and he won't
even let his wife (Joyce Van Patten) touch them.
Danny sings about William Tell and his son in one musical segment. [RF]

3.29 [89] The Danny Kaye Show
Vincent Price
John Gary
Stan Worth

Danny plays a drunk in a silent routine.
Danny & Vincent talk about movie villains and work together in a gangster sketch.
John sings "Once Upon a Time".
Pianist Stan Worth performs two numbers.
Danny renders a Gilbert and Sullivan song medley. [RF]

3.30 [90] The Danny Kaye Show
13Apr66 (postponed from 16Mar66)
Edie Adams
Fred Gwynne
Glenn Yarbrough

In a spoof of "The Munsters" Danny dresses up as David Dracula, Edie Adams is Lily and Fred Gwynne is Chet Munster
who are busy every night giving the "Munster-Dracula" Report.
Edie joins the boys in a song about parents watching a Little League baseball game.
Fred joins Danny in a sketch which depicts the former as an over-bearing skipper and Danny as a melon-headed tag-along
buddy (reminiscent of the Skipper and Gilligan of "Gilligan's Island").
Danny & Edie duet on "Looking at You".
Glenn Yarbrough plays some folk ditties.
The show's musical director Paul Weston, leads a group called The Weston Brothers in a song spoof.
Edie sings "Wonderful Day" and "Soon It's Gonna Rain". [RF]

3.31 [91] The Danny Kaye Show
John Gary
Judi Armstrong
Joyce Van Patten

Danny & Joyce do a sketch about a missing English husband.
Danny & Joyce also do a sketch about changes in courtship from Italians, Eskimos, British and Civil War couples.
Canada's Judi Armstrong sings "Sometimes I'm Happy" and "The Sound of Music".
Danny plays a husband who returns home after an 8-year-long case of amnesia.
John Gary sings "Georgia On My Mind".
Joyce & Danny improvise the scenes in the finale. [RF]

Reruns (27Apr66- )

[--] The Danny Kaye Show
27Apr66 (rerun season 3 premiere episode)
Harry Belafonte
Nana Mouskouri
Danny and Harry show how those baseball pitchers' conferences might appear in the U.S., England, Germany and Japan.
Harry sings "Raindrops" and "Walk On".
Nana sings "Telalis".
Danny, Harry and Nana perform "Opa Neena Neena Naee".

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