The Red Skelton Show

October 5, 1941 to June 25, 1952
400 episodes known to exist
Richard Bernard "Red" Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer best known for being a national radio and television comedian between 1937 and 1971. Skelton, who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, began his show business career in his teens as a circus clown and continued on vaudeville and Broadway and in films, radio, TV, night clubs, and casinos, all while he pursued an entirely separate career as an artist. More on Wikipedia
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# Episodes (Known)
Network
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October 5, 1941 - June 6, 1944
Red Skelton Show
141
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2
December 4, 1945 - June 1, 1948
Red Skelton Show
103
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3
September 3, 1948 - May 20, 1949
Red Skelton Show
38
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4
October 2, 1949 - June 24, 1951
Red Skelton Show
78
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5
October 3, 1951 - June 25, 1952
Red Skelton Show
39
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6
April 29, 1949 - April 29, 1949
Red Skelton Show
1
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Red Skelton Show
October 5, 1941 - June 6, 1944
141 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 5, 1941 
Law Enforcement 
Rehearsal for October 7, 1941 
30:00 

 
October 7, 1941 
Law Enforcement 
 
30:00 

 
October 12, 1941 
Husbands 
Rehearsal for October 14, 1941 
30:00 

 
October 14, 1941 
Husbands 
 
30:00 

 
October 19, 1941 
Department Stores 
Rehearsal for October 21, 1941 
30:00 

 
October 21, 1941 
Department Stores 
 
30:00 

 
October 26, 1941 
New House 
Rehearsal for October 28, 1941 
30:00 

 
October 28, 1941 
New House 
 
30:00 

 
November 2, 1941 
Medical Profession 
Rehearsal for November 4, 1941 
30:00 

 
November 4, 1941 
Medical Profession 
 
30:00 

 
November 9, 1941 
Public Speaking 
Rehearsal for November 11, 1941 
30:00 

 
November 11, 1941 
Public Speaking 
 
30:00 

 
November 16, 1941 
Super Markets 
Rehearsal for November 18, 1941 
30:00 

 
November 18, 1941 
Super Markets 
Thanksgiving Program 
30:00 

 
November 23, 1941 
Types of Drivers 
Rehearsal for November 25, 1941 
30:00 

 
November 25, 1941 
Types of Drivers 
 
30:00 

 
November 30, 1941 
Waking Up 
Rehearsal for December 1, 1941 
30:00 

 
December 2, 1941 
Waking Up 
 
30:00 

 
10 
December 7, 1941 
Money 
Rehearsal for December 8, 1941 
30:00 

 
10 
December 9, 1941 
Money 
 
30:00 

 
11 
December 16, 1941 
Trains 
 
30:00 

 
12 
December 21, 1941 
House Guests 
Rehearsal for December 23, 1941 
30:00 

 
12 
December 23, 1941 
House Guests 
 
30:00 

 
13 
December 30, 1941 
Photography 
 
29:44 

 
14 
January 4, 1942 
License Plates 
Rehearsal for January 6, 1942 
30:00 

 
14 
January 6, 1942 
New Year's Celebration 
 
30:00 

 
15 
January 10, 1942 
Meeting People 
Rehearsal for January 13, 1942 
30:00 

 
15 
January 13, 1942 
Meeting People 
 
30:00 

 
16 
January 18, 1942 
Inside Office Buildings 
Rehearsal for January 20, 1942 
30:00 

 
16 
January 20, 1942 
Office Buildings 
 
30:00 

 
17 
January 25, 1942 
Portable Radios 
Rehearsal for January 27, 1942 
30:00 

 
17 
January 27, 1942 
Portable Radios 
 
30:00 

 
18 
February 1, 1942 
Superstitious People 
Rehearsal for February 3, 1942 
30:00 

 
18 
February 3, 1942 
Superstitious People 
 
30:00 

 
19 
February 8, 1942 
Life Insurance 
Rehearsal for February 10, 1942 
30:00 

 
19 
February 10, 1942 
Life Insurance 
 
30:00 

 
20 
February 15, 1942 
Daylight Savings Time 
Rehearsal for February 17, 1942 
30:00 

 
20 
February 17, 1942 
Daylight Savings Time 
 
30:00 

 
21 
February 22, 1942 
People Proposing 
Rehearsal for February 24, 1942 
30:00 

 
21 
February 24, 1942 
People Proposing 
 
30:00 

 
22 
March 1, 1942 
Spring Cleaning 
Rehearsal for March 3, 1942 
30:00 

 
22 
March 3, 1942 
Spring Cleaning 
 
30:00 

 
23 
March 8, 1942 
Victory Gardens 
Rehearsal for March 10, 1942 
30:00 

 
23 
March 10, 1942 
Victory Garden 
 
30:00 

 
24 
March 15, 1942 
St. Patrick's Day 
Rehearsal for March 17, 1942 
30:00 

 
24 
March 17, 1942 
St. Patrick's Day 
 
30:00 

 
25 
March 22, 1942 
Hicking 
Rehearsal for March 24, 1942 
30:00 

 
25 
March 24, 1942 
Hicking 
 
30:00 

 
26 
March 31, 1942 
Sundays 
 
30:00 

 
27 
April 4, 1942 
Ladies Fashions 
Rehearsal for April 7, 1942 
30:00 

 
27 
April 7, 1942 
Ladies Fashions 
 
30:00 

 
28 
April 12, 1942 
Week-End Party 
Rehearsal for April 14, 1942 
30:00 

 
28 
April 14, 1942 
Week-End Party 
 
30:00 

 
29 
April 19, 1942 
Food Prices 
Rehearsal for April 21, 1942 
30:00 

 
29 
April 21, 1942 
Food Prices 
 
30:00 

 
30 
April 28, 1942 
Santa Monica 
 
30:00 

 
31 
May 5, 1942 
Taking the Sponsor to the Movies 
 
30:00 

 
31 
May 10, 1942 
Taking the Sponsor to the Movies 
Rehearsal for May 12, 1942 
30:00 

 
32 
May 12, 1942 
The Circus 
 
30:00 

 
33 
May 19, 1942 
Vacation Time 
 
30:00 

 
34 
May 26, 1942 
Impressing Others 
 
30:00 

 
35 
June 2, 1942 
Taking a Walk 
 
30:00 

 
36 
June 9, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
37 
September 15, 1942 
Swimming 
 
30:00 

 
38 
September 22, 1942 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
39 
September 29, 1942 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
40 
October 6, 1942 
Lemonade Stand 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
41 
October 13, 1942 
Robs Bank 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
42 
October 20, 1942 
Bad Boy in Theater 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
43 
October 27, 1942 
Doctors 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
44 
November 3, 1942 
Football 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
45 
November 10, 1942 
Beauty Shops 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
46 
November 17, 1942 
Junior's Anniversary 
 
30:00 

 
47 
November 24, 1942 
Cold Weather 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
48 
December 1, 1942 
Socking Friend 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
49 
December 8, 1942 
Gas Station 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
50 
December 15, 1942 
See Store Santa 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
51 
December 22, 1942 
Loose Lips 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
52 
December 29, 1942 
Visiting Uncle 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
53 
January 5, 1943 
Contests 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
54 
January 12, 1943 
Meeting Strangers 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
55 
January 19, 1943 
Other Dreams of Junior 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
56 
January 26, 1943 
Junior Lost 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
57 
February 2, 1943 
Aviation 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
58 
February 9, 1943 
On Aeroplane 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
59 
February 16, 1943 
In Plane 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
60 
February 23, 1943 
Rationing 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
61 
March 2, 1943 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
62 
March 9, 1943 
Victory Garden 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
63 
March 16, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
64 
March 23, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
65 
March 30, 1943 
In New Your 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
66 
April 6, 1943 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
67 
April 13, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
68 
April 20, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
69 
April 27, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
70 
May 4, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
71 
May 11, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
72 
May 18, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
73 
May 25, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
74 
June 1, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
75 
June 8, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
76 
June 15, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
77 
June 22, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
78 
September 28, 1943 
Freeman 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
79 
October 5, 1943 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
80 
October 12, 1943 
 
 
30:00 

 
81 
October 19, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
October 26, 1943 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
83 
November 2, 1943 
 
First 15 Minutes Only 
30:00 

 
84 
November 9, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
85 
November 16, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
86 
November 23, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
87 
November 30, 1943 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
88 
December 7, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
89 
December 14, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
90 
December 21, 1943 
Bank 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
91 
December 28, 1943 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
92 
January 4, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
93 
January 11, 1944 
Dancing 
 
30:00 

 
94 
January 18, 1944 
Husbands and Sweethearts 
 
30:00 

 
95 
January 25, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
96 
February 1, 1944 
Hotel Rooms 
 
30:00 

 
97 
February 8, 1944 
Gas Station 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
98 
February 15, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
99 
February 22, 1944 
Finger Printing 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
100 
February 29, 1944 
Ushers 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
101 
March 7, 1944 
Elevators 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
102 
March 14, 1944 
Taxi Cabs 
 
30:00 

 
103 
March 21, 1944 
Dream Making 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
104 
March 28, 1944 
Eating Out 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
105 
April 4, 1944 
Newspapers 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
106 
April 11, 1944 
Candy 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
107 
April 18, 1944 
Fireman 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
108 
April 25, 1944 
Circus 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
109 
May 2, 1944 
Traffic Problems 
Also Presto 
30:00 

 
110 
May 9, 1944 
Swimming 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
111 
May 16, 1944 
School Principal 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
112 
May 23, 1944 
Dog Catcher 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
113 
May 30, 1944 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
114 
June 6, 1944 
D-Day Special 
Abbreviated show due to D-Day Coverage. 
17:00 

 
Red Skelton Show
December 4, 1945 - June 1, 1948
103 episodes known to exist
Stars: Anita Ellis, Lurene Tuttle, Verna Felton, GeGe Pearson
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
December 4, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
December 11, 1945 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
December 18, 1945 
Housing Shortage 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
December 25, 1945 
Christmas Trees 
Arthur Q. Brian Christmas Program 
29:54 

 
January 1, 1946 
Bells and Resolutions 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
January 8, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
January 15, 1946 
Local Department Stores 
 
30:00 

 
January 22, 1946 
People Celebrating 
GIRL SCOUT SHOW 
30:00 

 
January 29, 1946 
Looking For Trouble 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
10 
February 5, 1946 
Hospital Capers 
 
30:00 

 
11 
February 12, 1946 
Meeting Strangers 
 
30:00 

 
12 
February 19, 1946 
Stray Animals 
 
30:00 

 
13 
February 26, 1946 
Telephones 
 
30:00 

 
14 
March 5, 1946 
Neighborhood Theater 
WATER DAMAGE - HEAVY DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
15 
March 12, 1946 
False Alarm 
Rehearsal of 3-10-46 
50:00 

 
16 
March 19, 1946 
The Traffic Is Terrific 
 
30:00 

 
17 
March 26, 1946 
Newspapers 
Wonderful Smith LIGHT DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
18 
April 2, 1946 
Some People Just Won't Pay Their Debts 
LIGHT DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
19 
April 9, 1946 
Postmen 
MODERATE DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
20 
April 16, 1946 
Easy Money 
MODERATE DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
21 
April 23, 1946 
Old Letters and Trouble 
LIGHT DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
22 
April 30, 1946 
The Tooth, the Whole Tooth & Nothing but the Tooth 
"THE DENTIST" MODERATE DISC NOISE 
30:00 

 
22 
April 30, 1946 
The Tooth, the Whole Tooth & Nothing but the Tooth 
"THE DENTIST" (Rehearsal) 
45:00 

 
23 
May 7, 1946 
Firemen 
 
30:00 

 
23 
May 21, 1946 
It Pays to Look Well 
Discussion about TV Coming. Rehearsal of 5-19-46 
39:00 

 
24 
May 14, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
25 
May 21, 1946 
It Pays to Look Well 
Discussion about TV Coming. 
30:00 

 
26 
May 28, 1946 
People Who Hurt Others by Trying to Be 
SALUTE TO JIMMY DURANTE'S 30 YEARS IN SHOW BUSINESS - RECORDED FROM 78'S 
30:00 

 
27 
June 4, 1946 
Vacation Time & Mad Nbc Producers 
LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON 
30:00 

 
28 
September 10, 1946 
Vacation Time, Volume Ii 
FIRST SHOW OF THE SEASON 
30:00 

 
29 
September 17, 1946 
Barbers 
 
30:00 

 
30 
September 24, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
31 
October 1, 1946 
People Who Feel the Things They Do Are Unimportant 
President Truman gives an 8 minute U.S.O. Appeal at start of show. 
30:00 

 
32 
October 8, 1946 
If You Have a Beef, Don't Air It, Eat It 
MEAT SHORTAGE 
30:00 

 
33 
October 15, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
34 
October 22, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
35 
October 29, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
36 
November 5, 1946 
Photography 
 
30:00 

 
37 
November 12, 1946 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
38 
November 19, 1946 
Automobile Parking Troubles 
 
30:00 

 
39 
November 26, 1946 
People Who Give Dinners to Impress Frien 
 
30:00 

 
40 
December 3, 1946 
Railroads 
 
30:00 

 
41 
December 10, 1946 
People and Dogs 
 
30:40 

 
42 
December 17, 1946 
Department Stores 
 
30:00 

 
43 
December 24, 1946 
Christmas Stories 
Christmas Program 
30:00 

 
44 
December 31, 1946 
Old Man Winter 
 
30:00 

 
45 
January 7, 1947 
Education and Schools 
 
30:00 

 
46 
January 14, 1947 
Dancing 
 
30:00 

 
47 
January 28, 1947 
Jealousy 
Program of 1-14 Pre-empted 
30:00 

 
48 
February 4, 1947 
Elevators 
 
30:00 

 
49 
February 11, 1947 
Taxi Cabs 
 
30:00 

 
50 
February 18, 1947 
Fingerprints 
 
29:30 

 
51 
February 25, 1947 
Travel to Hawaii 
 
30:00 

 
52 
March 4, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
53 
March 11, 1947 
Rival Cad Drivers 
 
31:00 

 
54 
March 18, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
55 
March 25, 1947 
Careless Driving 
 
30:00 

 
56 
April 1, 1947 
Traffic Court 
 
30:00 

 
57 
April 8, 1947 
Things We Never Knew About Buses 
 
30:00 

 
58 
April 15, 1947 
The New West 
 
30:00 

 
59 
April 22, 1947 
Battle with the Nbc Censors 
NBC censors cut Red off for about 1 minute at the 2 minute mark after comments about Fred Allen being censored the previous week. Snide comments throughout. "THE FRIENDLY FARMER" 
30:00 

 
60 
April 29, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
61 
May 6, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
62 
May 13, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
63 
May 20, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
64 
May 27, 1947 
Barber Shop 
Wonderful Smith. Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
65 
June 3, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
66 
June 10, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
67 
September 30, 1947 
Life of a Fireman 
SHOW HAS A NEW OPENING FORMAT FROM PREVIOUS SEASON. "NATIONAL NEWSBOYS WEEK" 
30:00 

 
68 
October 7, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
69 
October 14, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
Wonderful Smith 
30:00 

 
70 
October 21, 1947 
Man with a Plan 
 
30:00 

 
71 
October 28, 1947 
The Haircut 
 
30:00 

 
72 
November 4, 1947 
Haircut, the Chapter 2 
 
30:00 

 
73 
November 11, 1947 
Haircut, the Chapter 3 
 
30:00 

 
74 
November 18, 1947 
Honky-Tonk Photographer 
 
30:00 

 
75 
November 25, 1947 
Radio Fanfares 
LAST SHOW FOR RALEIGH CIGARETTES 
30:00 

 
76 
December 2, 1947 
 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
77 
December 9, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
78 
December 16, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
79 
December 23, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
80 
December 30, 1947 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
81 
January 6, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
82 
January 13, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
83 
January 20, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
84 
January 27, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
85 
February 3, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
86 
February 10, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
87 
February 17, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
88 
February 24, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
89 
March 2, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
90 
March 9, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
91 
March 16, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
92 
March 23, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
93 
March 30, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
94 
April 6, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
95 
April 13, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
96 
April 20, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
97 
April 27, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
98 
May 4, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
99 
May 11, 1948 
?? Title Unknown ?? 
 
30:00 

 
100 
May 25, 1948 
Relatives 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
101 
June 1, 1948 
Last Show For Raleigh 
Presto Discs 
30:00 

 
Red Skelton Show
September 3, 1948 - May 20, 1949
38 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 3, 1948 
 
 
30:00 

 
September 10, 1948 
 
 
30:00 

 
September 17, 1948 
 
 
30:00 

 
September 24, 1948 
 
 
30:00 

 
October 1, 1948 
 
 
30:00 

 
October 8, 1948 
 
 
30:00