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…

NFL – Highlights – 1985 – This Week In NFL – Chargers Vs Oilers & Steelers Vs Broncos imasportsphile

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting some 1400 video posts of vintage sports, comedy and music….I have to admit that some of my more enjoyable posts are those known as This Week in the NFL and This Week in MLB….cuz it gives me a chance to see who was leading each team during a particular week during a particular…

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 – A Piece Of Bacon Frying & Marcel Marceau – Lion Tamer

DOG COMMENTARY: This Red Skelton video give each viewer the comedic mime genius of Red Skelton….with a special “cherry” on top when he presents the creative brilliance of Marcel Marceau….for it is easy to see how these two entertainers of the highest order….would deal with their obvious appreciation for each other. Skelton and Marceau were…

MLB – 1985 All Star Game – Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome – 9th Inning

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 MLB All Star Game was aired on NBC with broadcast legends Vin Scully & Joe Garagiola & Bob Costas on the mikes….as the game was held at the Hubert h. Humphrey Metrodome….home of the Minnesota Twins in midtown Minneapolis….with a radio audience of  17,400,400….and a television viewing audience of 28,210,000….as MLB…

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…