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(30 min) Season 2 (NBC) (1949-50)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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######## The Chesterfield Supper Club ########
############ The Perry Como Show #############
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NBC Sundays 8:00-8:30pm Eastern (30min) (weekly) (Oct 1949 - Jun 1950)
(West Coast airings delayed by 2 weeks)
Regulars:
The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Fontane Sisters,
Announcer Martin Block

2.01 [26] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
16Oct1949 NBC Sun
Announcer: Martin Block
Guest star:
Milton Berle
Jack Albertson
Highlights:
Perry Como and the Fontane Sisters sing "Fiddle Dee Dee".
Perry sings "I Love You" from Irving Berlinís Miss Liberty.
The Fontane Sisters sing "Johnny OíConnor Bought an Automobile".
Milton Berle and Como perform a comedy sketch.
Perry sings "Oh How I Miss You Tonight" with the Fontanne Sisters.
Perry and Jack Albertson perform a comedy sketch.
Perry and the Fontane Sisters sing "I Want to Go Home With You".
Perry sings "Nearer My God to Thee".

2.02 [27] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
23Oct1949 NBC Sun
06Nov1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Jesus Maria Sanroma, famous pianist
Highlights:
Jesus performs "Rhapsody in Blue".
Perry sings "Some Enchanted Evening".

2.03 [28] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
30Oct1949 NBC Sun
13Nov1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
10-year-old Denise Alexander

2.04 [29] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
06Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
20Nov1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
singer Peggy Ann Ellis
and comedian Phil Foster.
Highlights:
Lots of popular songs spiced with the antics of Phil Foster as a dishwasher.

2.05 [30] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
13Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
27Nov1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
actress Betty Brewer

2.06 [31] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
20Nov1949 NBC Sun
04Dec1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Raymond Massey
Highlights:
Raymond Massey gives a patriotic performance of Abraham Lincoln for this Thanksgiving program.
Perry and the Fontane Sisters sing "Dear Hearts and Gentle People".
Perry sings "Till the End of Time".
The Fontane Sisters sing "I Wanna Go Home With You".
All join for "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi" and "Hail to Thee Our Alma Mater".

2.07 [32] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
27Nov1949 NBC Sun [NYT]
11Dec1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
singer Patti Page
and pianist Victor Borge.
Highlights:
Perry and The Fontane Sisters sing "When You're Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)".
Perry sings "Because".
Perry with Victor Borge duet on "Mule Train" (comedy version).
Perry closes with "Be the Good Lord Willing".

2.08 [33] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
04Dec1949 NBC Sun
18Dec1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
comedian Jerry Colonna
and singer Karen Tedder.
Highlights:
Perry sings "Pa-paya Mama".

2.09 [34] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
11Dec1949 NBC Sun
25Dec1949 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
singer Eddy Arnold
and comedian Robert Q. Lewis.
Highlights:
Perry sings "White Christmas".

2.10 [35] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
18Dec1949 NBC Sun
01Jan1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Borrah Minevich's Harmonica Rascals with Johnny Puleo
Also featured will be dancers Danny Hoctor and Betty Byrd.
Highlights:
Perry Como and the Fontane Sisters sing "Bibbi-di-Bobbiddi-Boo".
Perry sings "I Can Dream Can't I".
Perry and The Fontane Sisters sing "Dreamer's Holiday".

2.11 [36] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
25Dec1949 NBC Sun
08Jan1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
TV personality Arthur Godfrey
Highlights:
"Christmas at Como's".
The story of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" highlights the program.

2.12 [37] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
01Jan1950 NBC Sun
15Jan1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Sid Stone, the salesman from "The Milton Berle Show"
and singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

2.13 [38] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
08Jan1950 NBC Sun
22Jan1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
satirical dance impressionists Mata and Hari
and comedienne Nancy Andrews of the Broadway hit, "Touch and Go".

2.14 [39] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
15Jan1950 NBC Sun
29Jan1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
actress-comedienne Jean Carroll
and Helene & Howard.
Highlights:
Perry sings "I Want to Go Home (With You)."

2.15 [40] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club
22Jan1950 NBC Sun
05Feb1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Hoagy Carmichael
Highlights:
Perry and the Fontaine Sisters open with "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street".
Hoagy appears as a medicine show man in a skit depicting a street carnival.

2.16 [41] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
29Jan1950 NBC Sun
12Feb1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Charles Boyer
Highlights:
Charles and Perry perform a sketch pointing out the amusing differences in the French, English and American ways of acting.
Perry sings "Little Gray Home".

2.17 [42] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
05Feb1950 NBC Sun
19Feb1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
actors Franchot Tone
and Burgess Meredith
and singer-actress Ethel Waters.

2.18 [43] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
12Feb1950 NBC Sun
26Feb1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Eileen Woods, the girl who is the voice of "Cinderella" in Walt Disney's animated picture
and Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck also appears and sings "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo".

2.19 [44] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
19Feb1950 NBC Sun
Guest star:
Robert Q. Lewis emcees for the vacationing Perry Como
actor Boris Karloff
and Mary Hatcher (currently featured on Broadway in "Texas Li'l Darlin'".)

2.20 [45] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
26Feb1950 NBC Sun
Guest star:
Big Band singer Marion Hutton
and comedy writer Jack Douglas.

2.21 [46] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
05Mar1950 NBC Sun
Guest star:
comedian Wally Cox
and actor Johnny Coy.
Highlights:
Songs include "Rag Mop" and "Black Moonlight".

2.22 [47] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
12Mar1950 NBC Sun
26Mar1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Telegram]
Guest star:
singer Gertrude Niesen

2.23 [48] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
19Mar1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald NY]
02Apr1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Highlights:
Perry and Douglas do a comedy sketch in which Fairbanks plays a producer and Como is testing for a role of "Private Eye" in a movie.
*Note: TV debut of Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

2.24 [49] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
26Mar1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald NY]
Guest star:
actress Marsha Hunt
and Nat King Cole and His Trio

2.25 [50] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
02Apr1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald]
Guest star:
actress Joan Blondell
and comedian Joey Faye.

2.26 [51] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
09Apr1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald]
23Apr1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
composer Sigmund Romberg, Serenade from "The Student Prince".

2.27 [52] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
16Apr1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald]
30Apr1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
comedian-actors Morey Amsterdam
and Phil Silvers.

2.28 [53] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
23Apr1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald]
07May1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Press Telegram]
Guest star:
actor William Bendix
and comedian Fred Allen.
Highlights:
Perry sings "My Foolish Heart" and "On the Outgoing Tide".
Fred Allen asks Como for a refund of 79 cents, Portland's grandfather broke Perry's recording of "Hoop-De-Doo" because Perry didn't sing
loud enough and the deaf old gentleman had to turn up his hearing aid.

2.29 [54] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
30Apr1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald]
14May1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
singer Eddy Arnold
comedians Arnold Stang
and Wally Cox.

2.30 [55] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
07May1950 NBC Sun [Syracuse Herald]
21May1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
actor Jack Carson
and comedian Wally Cox.

2.31 [56] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
14May1950 NBC Sun
28May1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
actor Sir Cedric Hardwicke
and actress Mary McCarty.
Highlights:
Skit, Cedric plays the role of a psychiatrist and Mary plays his nurse.

2.32 [57] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
21May1950 NBC Sun
04Jun1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
comic actor Chico Marx
and comedian Wally Cox.
Highlights:
Disguised as a window cleaner Chico pops into the "Supper Club".
Chico tries to convince folks he is a rancher just like Perry.

2.33 [58] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min)
28May1950 NBC Sun
11Jun1950 NBC Sun [San Mateo Times]
Guest star:
The Mills Brothers
and comedian Wally Cox.

2.34 [59] Perry Como Chesterfierld Supper Club (30 min) [Season Finale]
04Jun1950 NBC Sun
18Jun1950 NBC Sun [Long Beach Independent]
Guest star:
Robert Q. Lewis pinch-hitting for Perry.
It is doubtful that Lewis will sing as well as Perry, but he'll be much funnier.
Today's show closes the Supper Club for the season.

*Perry Como leaves NBC at the end of the 1949-50 season, and the following season moves to CBS

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