"The Steve Allen Show" (1956) {(#1.2)} TV Season

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Overview "The Steve Allen Show" Season 01 Episode 02 (S01E02)



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5.0/ 10 (5 Votes)

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Release Date
(USA) - 1 July 1956

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basset-hound, country-music, monologue, opera, parody, pregnancy, reference-to-shakespeare's-hamlet, reference-to-william-shakespeare, tuxedo, viking,

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Full Cast

  1. Allen, Steve (I) as [Himself - Host]
  2. Griffith, Andy (I) as [Himself - Guest Performer]
  3. Henderson, Skitch as [Himself - Conductor]
  4. Jarrett, Hugh as [Jordanaires]
  5. Lawrence, Steve (I) as [Himself - Singer]
  6. Presley, Elvis as [Himself]
  7. Rayburn, Gene as [Himself - Announcer]
  8. Coca, Imogene as [Herself - Guest Performer]
  9. Gormé, Eydie as [Herself - Singer]

Full Plot

Episode features include Elvis Presley, wearing a tuxedo and singing "Hound Dog" to a mournful basset hound; Andy Griffith explaining Shakespeare's Hamlet in a comedy monologue; Imogene Coca starring in a skit where she tries to tell her husband she's pregnant; Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme doing an opera spoof while wearing viking costumes and Imogene Coca, Andy Griffith and Elvis Presley doing a spoof of country music television programs. David Bassler Plot not found


National Broadcasting Company (NBC) [us] - (1956) (USA) (TV)


- The song that Steve Allen once made fun of by reading it as though it was a poem was "Be Bop A Lula" by Gene Vincent.