The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
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The Plight Before Christmas 

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Episode credited cast:
Red Skelton ... Himself - Host / Freddie the Freeloader
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Brodie Don Brodie ... Muggsy
Jimmy Cross Jimmy Cross ... Drunk
David Rose and His Orchestra David Rose and His Orchestra ... Themselves
Greer Garson ... Herself / Flower Lady
Art Gilmore ... Announcer
The Hillcrest Elementary School Choir of Los Angeles The Hillcrest Elementary School Choir of Los Angeles ... Themselves
Ray Kellogg ... Police Officer
Gilchrist Stuart Gilchrist Stuart ... Paul (as Gil Stuart)
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1964 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This is one of the few episodes in which Red Skelton's hobo character announces his full name - Frederick K. Freeloader. See more »

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Nostalgic Christmas Special from 1964
18 December 2018 | by arefbe-48617See all my reviews

Some dated humor, to be sure, but well-performed Christmas music, Greer Garson and Red himself save the day.


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