Comedy – Smothers Brothers – Young Comedians – Jerry Seinfeld & Howie Mandell & Harry Anderson

DOG ASIDE: Throughout the 1970’s and early 1980’s….there was a comedy special called Young Comedians….which was hosted by folks like Checy Chase,  Carl Reiner and The Smothers Brothers….in which they introduced young comedic talent to the world of television….as many future famous comedians got their first TV gig on this program….like comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Howie…

Comedy – Bob Hope – Road To Holywood – Rosemary Clooney & Lucille Ball & James Cagney

DOG ASIDE: When considering the 2300 hours of vintage sports, comedy and music that I am posting on Imasportsphile’s wherewith….it becomes as clear as the nose on this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s face….that the years from which these videos took place….1950 to 1995….were simply the golden age of comedy….for during this era the very best…

Comedy – Red Skelton -The Greek Salad Maker & Life and Death Of A Flower

DOG COMMENTARY: As the 1970’s began….the networks began a major campaign to discontinue long-running shows that they considered stale or lacking youth appeal….so, despite Skelton’s continued strong ratings….CBS saw his show as fitting into this category and cancelled the program along with other comedy and variety shows hosted by veterans such as Jackie Gleason and…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Two Highway Patrolmen & Two Texans & Frogs

DOG COMMENTARY: Red Skelton was an entertainer extraordinaire….who entertained audiences for the better part of 70 years in medicine shows, riverboats, as an clown artist, radio, film, television and stage….as his most outstanding talent was his pure ability to make folks laugh….for this was his true God given talent….and that is why God allowed him…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Gertrude & Heathcliff & Marcel Marceau In Romantic Tango

DOG COMMENTARY: Performing the “Doughnut Dunkers” routine led to Skelton’s first appearance on Rudy Vallée’s The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour on August 12, 1937….as Vallée’s program had a talent show segment and those who were searching for stardom were eager to be heard on it. Vallée also booked veteran comic and fellow Indiana native Joe Cook…

Comedy – Red Skelton – Stand Up Live & The Kinkers Breakfast

DOG COMMENTARY: Red Skelton was more than just a comedian….for he was an awesome mime….a talented film actor…..a brilliant clown….a successful artist….an artful joke teller and word merchant….as Richard “Red” Skelton was an entertainer of the highest level….who could make anyone laugh….for this was his true God given talent….and he bacame a master, so God…

Comedy – Red Skelton – The Eiffel Tower & Freddie The Freeloader

DOG COMMENTARY: America’s Clown Prince of Comedy was the beloved comedian Red Skelton….who performed by entertaining audiences for over 70 years in medicine shows, on river boats, on radio, in vaudeville, in films and on live television….as he spent a lifetime making folks laugh with a very special God given talent.  Born on July 18,…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Actor Sid Caesar With Kathleen Sullivan

DOG COMMENTARY: Isaac Sidney “Sid” Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer….who was best known for the pioneering of live television in the 1950’s series Your Show of Shows….a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people….and its successor, Caesar’s Hour, both of which influenced later generations of…

Comedy – Richard Pryor – Kids Lying & Stuttering Chinaman & Orgasms And Macho Man

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy has literally hundreds of hours of comedy….featuring the funniest comedians and their funniest pieces….but “foul mouthed” or not…..Richard Pryor was as the top of the heap when it came to just making you laugh…..and not just some chuckle….but multiple full blown belly laughs…..you know, the kind that heals the soul….for he…