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(60 min) Season 5 (NBC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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 ######### The Dinah Shore Chevy Show #########
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NBC Sundays 9:00-10:00pm Eastern (60min) (weekly)

5.01 [146] The Chevy Show: COUNTRY FAIR, U.S.A: [Color] Guest hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
02-Oct-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
written by Milt Rosen, Phillip Shuken, John L. Greene
guests:
Walter Brennan
Molly Bee
The Brothers Four
--Chicago Tribune (Previews of Today's TV):
"Country Fair, U.S.A." - A look at the Los Angeles county fair with Roy Rogers and Dale Evans.
Highlights include a harness race sketch with Walter Brennan and Rogers, "Girl Nex Door," sung by Molly Bee,
shots of a ski jump, a swaypole act, and harness races.

5.02 [147] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
09-Oct-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Henry
written by Shelley Keller, Bud Burtson, Saul Ilson
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Red Skelton
Nat King Cole
Tuesday Weld

Highlights:
Dinah & Nat sing, ""Feel So Low Down And Sad" and "Everytime I Have The Spirit."
Red Skelton will join Dinah in spoofing an American husband's efforts to excel as major-domo in a backyard barbecue.
Tuesday Weld sings the "Saga of Jesse James".
Red Skelton does "Jimmy Crack Corn".
Nat King Cole sings "Mr. Cole Won't Rock 'n' Roll".
Tuesday sings "The Teenager and the Telephone".
The four-way song number leads to a "Dance of All Nations", with Dinah's dancers performing Irish, Italian, Scottish,
Scandinavian and Yiddish dances.
The show will close with Dinah and a 24-voice choir singing "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot".

5.03 [148] The Chevy Show: Guest host: Art Linkletter
16-Oct-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Henry
written by Glenn Wheaton, John Guedel, Elroy Schwartz
guests:
Chuck Connors
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Jimmie Rodgers
Alan Young
Betty Garrett


5.04 [149] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
23-Oct-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Jonathan Winters
The Marquis Chimps


5.05 [150] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show: GHOSTS, GOBLINS & KIDS
30-Oct-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Jack Elinson & Charles Stewart
Guest Hosts:
Jay North, Angela Cartwright, Teddy Rooney.
Guests:
Cherylene Lee
Teagarden Trampoline Acrobats
Dolores Black Dancers
Ann Nauseda
(Ann Jillian)
Joey Alfidi
Mike Robertson

Highlights:
Angela Cartwright sings, "I Enjoy Being A Girl".

5.06 [151] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show: SPAIN & PORTUGAL SHOW
06-Nov-1960 NBC Sun (rerun 23Mar62)
directed by Jack Donohue
written by Danny Arnold, Sid Dorfman
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Alfonso de la Morena Vicente Escudero
Paco de Ronda
Nazare Folklore Dancers
Deolinda Rodrigues
Coimbra University Chorus


5.07 [152] The Chevy Show: Guest Hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
13-Nov-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
written by Milt Rosen
guests
Jimmy Murphy and his Roman Horses
Sons of Pioneers
Glen Randall's Chariot Horses


5.08 [153] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
20-Nov-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore & Bob Finkel
written by Charles Isaacs & Tom Koch
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Art Carney
Patti Page
The Four Little Angels


5.09 [154] The Chevy Show: ARABIAN NIGHTS
27-Nov-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Barry Shear
written by Ed Simmons
starring
Janet Blair .......... Janet/Scheherazade
Louis Nye ............ the Genie
John Hoyt ............ Ali Baba
John Vivyan .......... Sinbad the Sailor
Ed Cook
Curiousity in a curio shop. Janet Blair rubs a genuine imitation Aladdinís lamp. Abracadabra, a genie appears!
This genie, a mixed-up type, not only thinks heís 15 feet tall, but mistakes poor Janet for Scheherazade.
He whisks her by rug back to the Bagdad marketplace and his master, Ali Baba.
John Vivyan, who was TVís Mr. Lucky, plays Sinbad the Sailor in this hour-long taped musical.
Louis Nye, Steve Allenís old cohort, is the genie and John Hoyt is Ali Baba.
Highlights:
Arabian Mwaaah--Blair
Genie with the light brown rug--Blair, Nye
Wine, women and song--Vivyan, Hoyt
Jazz in a harem--Blair
íTill tomorrow--Blair, Vivyan
Wrong note rag--Blair, Vivyan, Hoyt.

5.10 [155] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
04-Dec-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Jack Donohue
written by Sid Dorfman
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Charles Boyer
Victor Feldman Combo,
The Opera Comique Ballet.


5.11 [156] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show: THE BLUES & ALL THAT JAZZ
11-Dec-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Finkel & Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Ella Fitzgerald
Andy Williams
Al Hirt
Perez Prado
The Even Dozen
The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

Synopsis:
They're swinging at Dinah's tonight. On hand to keep the music jumping: Ella Fitzgerald, Andy Williams,
mambo man Perez Prado and the Al Hirt Jazz Sextet, The Even Dozen and the Harry Zimmerman orchestra.
Musical highlights:
Dinah Shore sings, "Night Train" and "Anyplace I Hang My Hat Is Home" by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer.
Al Hirt Sextet perform "Piano Roll Blues" and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" with Ella and Andy singing.
Andy Williams sings, "Going to Kansas City" and joins Dinah for "South Rampart Street Parade".
Dinah & Andy & Al Hirt Sextet perform, "Nothin' But the Blues"
The Even Dozen perform "Jazz On Point"
Ella solos with "Going to Chicago Blues" and does a lively blues duet with Dinah.
Perez Prado performs, "Mambo Jambo" and "Priscilla".
And All join in with "When the Saints Come Marching In".
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5.12 [157] The Chevy Show: HOME FOR CHRISTMAS: Guest hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans & Trigger
18-Dec-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
written by Don Quinn
guests:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Gale Storm
The King Sisters
The Sons of the Pioneers
Paul Weston and Orchestra
Roy & Dale's children & grandchildren also join in the festivities
Highlights:
Dale Evans sings "Home For Christmas" & "Fat Man With the Big White Beard" and "One Little Candle".
Roy sings, "Christmas on the Plains"
Gale Storm sings, "Winter Warm"
Dale & Gale sing, "Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo
The Sons of the Pioneers perform, "Saddle Up"
And Roy & Dale sing "Happy Birthday, Gentle Savior".
Some filmed excerpts of the Hollywood "Santa Claus Lane" parade are shown for the children.

5.13 [158] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
25-Dec-1960 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Ed Simmons
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Yukiji Asaoka
Yamakawa Sisters
Kabuki Dancers
Komo Zura
Three Ohmori Brothers
Tony Toyoda
Matsumi Maki
Tony Charmoli

Musical Highlights:
Dinah Shore sings "Night After Christmas."
Yukiji Asaoka sings "My Secret."
Dinah Shore and Yukiji Asaoka sing "I'd Like to Know More About You."
The Yamakawa Sisters (musicians playing the three-stringed Samisen) do a Samisen duet.
The Ohmari Brothers (tap dancers) perform "Toyko Today."
Tony Toyoda and Matsumi Maki (singers) perform "Blues".
Kaici Namba (acrobat) and the Kotetsu Jugglers perform a Kabuki Warrior Dance.
Dinah joins her guests for "Dance of the Kyoto Dolls" and "Sayonara."

5.14 [159] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
01-Jan-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Barry Shear
written by Ed Simmons
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
George Gobel
Percy Faith
Peggy Lee
Frankie Avalon
The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

Synopsis:
Peggy and Avalon handle the vocals, with Avalon doubling on trumpet and doing a little hoofing as well.
Lonesome George does a segment from his night-club routine.
Thereíll be no transition dialog tonight--the singers and dancers under musical director Harry Zimmerman and choreographer
Tom Hansen performing the transition chores".
Dinah and Peggy sing, "I Got Rhythm" and "Fever".

5.15 [160] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
08-Jan-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore & Bob Finkel
written by Charles Isaacs & Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Fabian
Wayne & Schuster
Dorothy Loudon
Al Hirt & His Orchestra


5.16 [161] The Chevy Show: THE AQUARODEO SHOW II: Guest Hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
15-Jan-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Henry
written by Sheldon Keller
guests:
Bubbles, Bimbo and Buttons (three trained whales)
The annual Aquarodeo from Marineland of the Pacific.
Roy & Dale sing, "By the Sea", "Be A Clown" and "Paddlin' Madeline Home".
Dale & the Aquamermaids perform, "East of the Sun"

5.17 [162] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
22-Jan-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore & Bob Finkel
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Charles Laughton
Bob Newhart
Miyoshi Umeki
The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

Synopsis:
Bob does routine or two from his album "The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back"
and Laughton joins Dinah for a pantomime entitled, "The Painter and His Subject".
Everybody sings, and gets together for a parody of exotic adventure shows on TV with Dinah portraying the sultry heroine,
Laughton the beachcomber, Miyoshi a visitor and Newhart the correspondent-narrator.

5.18 [163] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
29-Jan-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Barry Shear
written by Irving Taylor, Dan Shapiro
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Kay Starr
Tony Bennett
Harpo Marx
George Shearing
Louis Armstrong

Highlights:
Kay Starr sings, "Swingin' at the Summit"

5.19 [164] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
05-Feb-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Jack Donohue
written by Danny Arnold & Sid Dorfman
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Ingemar Johansson
The Swe-Danes
Dirch Passer
Preben Uglebjerg
Kirsten Simone
Henning Kronstam
The Tivoli Boys Band


5.20 [165] The Chevy Show: AUTUMN CROCUS
12-Feb-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
adapted by Elizabeth Hart
Based on the 1929 play by Dodie Smith
starring
Janet Blair ............. Frannie Gray
Ricardo Montalban ....... Karl Steiner
Betty Garrett ........... Bettina
Mary Wickes ............. Edith Gunther
The Kirby Stone Four ........ Themselves
Synopsis:
An aging schoolmistress discovers her Prince Charming is a happily married man.

5.21 [166] The Chevy Show: Guest Hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
19-Feb-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
guests
Ken Boen
Pete Logan
The Sons of the Pioneers
Trigger, Jr.

5.22 [167] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
26-Feb-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Finkel & Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs & Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
James Garner
Al Hirt
Paul Anka


5.23 [168] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
05-Mar-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Finkel & Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs & Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Shirley Jones
Jonathan Winters
Meredith Willson
(composer of "The Music Man" and "The Unsinkable Molly Brown")
Highlights:
Dinah sings, "76 Trombones"
Shirley sings, "Spanish Rose"
Meredith sings, "Talking People" and "Trouble"
Dinah & Meredith sings, "I Ain't Down Yet"

5.24 [169] The Chevy Show: O'HALLORAN'S LUCK
12-Mar-1961 NBC Sun
written by A.J. Russell
from a story by Stephen Vincent Benet
directed by Marc Daniels
starring
Art Carney .............. Tim O'Halloran
Barbara Cook ............ Kitty Malone
Ward Donovan ............ Foreman
Barbara Robbins ......... Mrs. Skiles
Cora & Bill Baird Marionettes
Synopsis:
Tim O'Halloran sets sail for America, confident that the Luck of the Irish will help him on his road to love and fortune.
His luck however, is in the custody of some leprechauns, an impulsive lot who feel that Irish luck should stay in Ireland.

5.25 [170] The Chevy Show: Guest host: Art Linkletter
19-Mar-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Henry
written by Glenn Wheaton, Elroy Schwartz, John Guedel.
guests:
Vic Damone
Eddie Albert
Jane Wyatt
Pat Harrington, Jr.
The Little Angels


5.26 [171] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show: BRIEF ENCOUNTER (aka Still Life)
26-Mar-1961 NBC Sun
Produced by Bob Finkel
Directed by Dean Whitmore & Bob Finkel
Adapted by Joseph Schrank
Based on Noel Coward's play
The music for "Brief Encounter" is by W. Earl Brown
starring
Dinah Shore ............. Mrs. Laura Jesson
Ralph Bellamy ........... Dr. Alec Harvey
Howard St. John ......... Albert Gadby
Colette Lyons ........... Myrtle Bagot
Arte Johnson ............ Stanley, Cigarette boy
Jacqueline de Wit ....... Dolly
Bennye Gatteys .......... Rose
Mike Robertson .......... Tony
Synopsis:
This love story was changed to 1908 Boston and the story of two star-crossed lovers.

5.27 [172] The Chevy Show: Guest hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
02-Apr-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
written by Sheldon Keller
guests:
Cliff Arquette
Eddy Arnold
The Limeliters

Martin Milner & George Maharis (from the tv series "Route 66")
Cathie Taylor
Paul Weston & his Orchestra.


5.28 [173] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
09-Apr-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore & Bob Finkel
written by Charles Isaacs & Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Polly Bergen
Louis Nye
Al Hirt and His Group
The University of Michigan Glee Club


5.29 [174] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
16-Apr-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs & Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
James Garner
Ferrante & Teicher
(Lou & Art) (pianists)
Davis & Reese (comedy duo)
Even Dozen
Los Angeles Dodgers: baseball coach Leo Durocher & with team members:
Don Drysdale, Don Demeter, Larry Sherry, Duke Snider, Maury Wills, Gil Hodges, John Roseboro, Wally Moon and Johnny Podres.

5.30 [175] The Chevy Show: HAPPIEST DAY
23-Apr-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore & Bob Finkel
written by Irvin Graham
guests
Wally Cox ............. Guardian Angel
Janis Paige ........... Kathy Hewitt
Craig Stevens ......... Jeff Whittaker
Jack Carson ........... Ralph
Charles Ruggles ....... Bert Hewitt, Kathy's father
Bea Benaderet ......... Eleanor Hewitt, Kathy's mother
Synopsis:
A musical play.
A heavenly messenger is sent down to Earth to deliver a "Commercial" in a world-wide television network.
He says that people's lives can be free from worries about money and health, and announces that he'll prove
his point by showing a day in the life of Kathy Hewitt.

5.31 [176] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
30-Apr-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Andrť Previn
Dorothy Loudon
Joey Bishop
The David Rose Orchestra


5.32 [177] The Chevy Show: DUDE RANCH, U.S.A.: Guest hosts: Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
07-May-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Alan Handley
written by Sheldon Keller & Milt Rosen
guests:
Walter Brennan
Helen Traubel
Dodie Stevens
Monty Montana
Jay Sisler and his Australian Shepherds
The Sons of the Pioneers
The Paul Weston Orchestra


5.33 [178] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
14-May-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Carol Channing
Jack Jones
Red Norvo & His Group
The Norad Command Band


5.34 [179] The Chevy Show:  Guest host: Andy Williams
21-May-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Norman Abbott
written by Tom Waldman
guests
Gogi Grant
Claudine Longet
Jonathan Winters
Don Williams
Bob Williams
Dick Williams
Vic Schoen and his Orchestra

5.35 [180] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
28-May-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Ed Simmons, Tom Koch
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Dick Van Dyke
Jackie and Roy
Laurence Harvey
(British Actor/Movie Star)
The Paul Weston Orchestra

5.36 [181] The Chevy Show: HELLO WORLD: Guest host: Janet Blair
04-Jun-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Bob Henry
written by Sheldon Keller & Jack Brooks
guests:
The Horri Dargi Qunintette
SeŮor Wences
Fiji Men's Chorus
Balanese Temple Dancers
Swiss Trio Smeed
Maori Haka Dancers
Nazare Folk Dance
The Paul Weston Orchestra

Highlights:
Janet Blair puts on her traveling shoes for an excursion to some exotic places.
In Tahiti, the Otea troupe performs tribal dances. In Australia, the Horri Dargi Quartet sings to the accompaniment
of an instrument called a wobble board. The Fiji Island Men's Chorus offers a medley of folk songs.
Temple dancers in Bali demonstrate their art. A Virgin Island steel band plays for a Limbo dancer.
And in Portugal, we see the Nazare folk dance group.
In a stopover back in the States, Senor Wences does his ventriloquist act and the Swiss Trio Smeed adds a selection
of Alpine songs and yodels. Janet's musical contribution to this filmed and taped hour includes, "Bon Jour",
"Put On A Happy Face", "Come Closer", "Look to the Rainbow" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy".
Tom Hanson is the choreographer and Paul Weston conducts the orchestra.

5.37 [182] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show: GONE SHOPPING
11-Jun-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Sheldon Keller & Bud Burtson
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Craig Stevens
Don Knotts
Lloyd Bridges
The Even Dozen


5.38 [183] The Chevy Show: Guest host: George Gobel
18-Jun-1961 NBC Sun
Produced & directed by Bob Henry
written by Ed Simmons & Tom Koch
guests
Maureen O'Hara
Audrey Meadows
The Wiere Brothers
Ray Anthony and his Bookends

Highlights:
1) Audrey Meadows teams up with Georgie for the comedy. One of their targets is the institution of Father's Day and Gobel
gets the typical treatment from his loving spouse.
2) Maureen O'Hara joins George for a vocal fling. The duet: "You Are My Sunshine". Maureen also joins George and Audrey
for a spoof on a TV show called, "Princess For A Day".
3) The Wiere Brothers provide additional drollery with a zany brew of "music" and gags.
4) Ray Anthony and the Bookends round out the list of performers. The singing Bookends: Annita Ray and Diane Hall off
"My Kind of Love" and "We've Got Rhythm".
Axel Stordahl and his orchestra conduct.

5.39 [184] The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
25-Jun-1961 NBC Sun
directed by Dean Whitmore
written by Charles Isaacs & Sheldon Keller
hosted by Dinah Shore
guests
Nanette Fabray
The Even Dozen

Highlights
Dinah sings, "Sentimental Journey" and with the aid of film clips, reviews her past 10 years on TV. Dinah's reprise
includes "It's De-Lovely", her first song on television;
"Red Underwear" with Sally Ann Howes' and a tramp routine with Yves Montand.
Nanette sings, "Down by de Winegar Woiks", which she sang at her professional debut at the age of three,
and "Papa, Won't You Dance With Me?". Together, Dinah and Nanette do a series of sketches about "Telephone TV"
of the future, and they sing "To Keep My Love Alive". Dance director Tony Charmoli and members of the Even Dozen
are introduced for a production of "How High the Moon?"
The finale is a repeat of "Sentimental Journey".

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Summer Replacement Series - "The Chevy Mystery Show" (NBC Sundays 02Jul1961 - 17Sep1961) (Reruns from Summer 1960)
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02Jul1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #1: "The Machine Calls It Murder"
16Jul1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #6: "Murder Me Nicely" - Everett Sloane
23Jul1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #7: "Dead Man's Walk"
30Jul1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #8: "The Last Six Blocks"
06Aug1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #9: "I Know What I've Done"
13Aug1961 - no details
20Aug1961 - no details
27Aug1961 - no details
03Sep1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #13: "The Inspector Vanishes"
10Sep1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #14: "Femme Fatale" - Janet Blair
17Sep1961 - rerun of The Chevy Mystery Show #15: "Murder by the Book" - Jeff Murrow

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