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Dan Rowan and Dick Martin host a Laugh-In. Along with Barbara Feldon, Pamela Austin, Judy Carne, Ken Berry, Herny Gibson, Larry Hovis and others. With segments likle "Cocktail Party", "New ... See full summary »

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Bill Foster
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Episode complete credited cast:
Dan Rowan ... Himself - Host
Dick Martin ... Himself - Host
Pamela Austin ... Herself (as Pam Austin)
Ken Berry ... Himself
Judy Carne ... Regular Performer
Barbara Feldon ... Guest Performer
Ruth Buzzi ... Regular Performer
Henry Gibson ... Regular Performer
Larry Hovis ... Regular Performer
Arte Johnson ... Regular Performer
Monte Landis Monte Landis ... Himself
Jo Anne Worley ... Regular Performer
Paul Weston and His Orchestra Paul Weston and His Orchestra ... Themselves
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Dan Rowan and Dick Martin host a Laugh-In. Along with Barbara Feldon, Pamela Austin, Judy Carne, Ken Berry, Herny Gibson, Larry Hovis and others. With segments likle "Cocktail Party", "New Talent Department, "Mod Mod Mod Mod World", "The News From 1987" and a little history. With the success of the special, it made a hit show in 1968. Written by Josh lech

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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9 September 1967 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Even though the cast of regulars was not yet set, the pilot episode introduced several themes that would continue for the remainder of the series' run, including Mod, Mod World, the cocktail party, Judy Carne's tattooed go-go dancer, Ruth Buzzi's Gladys character, Arte Johnson's German soldier ("vehhhry interesting..."), and Henry Gibson's poetry readings. See more »

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Jo Anne Worley: If you will watch me, at no time does my mouth leave my face.
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Friend: Gordon Wiles Friend's friend: Jack Tellander See more »

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Spoofs The Tonight Show (1962) See more »

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This "Pilot" of "Laugh-In" is quite amusing as the first of its kind
10 July 2019 | by tavmSee all my reviews

I've been aware for a while that a DVD set of the entire series of "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" is at my local library, but it wasn't until the recent passing of cast member Arte Johnson that I had decided to check them out. So here I start with the special that eventually led to the eventual first season of the show. Among the familiar characters introduced here are Ruth Buzzi's Gladys Omphby and Johnson's Wolfgang the German Soldier both in the first "Cocktail Party" sketch though Wolfgang appears throughout the show always saying that eventual catch-phrase "Verrrry interesting!" The hosts are the comedy team of Dan Rowan & Dick Martin. We also get the first two of Henry Gibson's poems and the first time Judy Carne gets doused with water (but she's yet to say "Sock it to me!"). Among the guests are Ken Berry and Barbara Feldon who appears in more skits than any of the other guests maybe because she was also on another NBC show called "Get Smart" at the time. Quite amusing this first ep of the show though I'm sure it gets better as it gets going in subsequent ones. By the way, on the DVD version, there was also a Timex commercial with John Cameron Swayze and a skater who is doing what he does with that watch on his skate... P.S. During the "singing weather" segment, both Chicago and Baton Rouge-cities I was born in and live in now, respectively-are mentioned one after the other in that order.


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