The Milton Berle Show Poster


Episode List



10 Jan. 1956
Episode #8.6
In color from Hollywood, Milton's scheduled guests include comedian George Jessel and comic actress Judy Holliday.
31 Jan. 1956
Episode #8.7
From California in color, Milton's scheduled guests include actress Betty Hutton and actor Sir Cedric Hardwicke. Hutton performs "The Tender Trap" in a production number.
21 Feb. 1956
Episode #8.8
From the Copa Room of the Sands Hotel the premiere of "Meet Me in Las Vegas" is celebrated with the stars of the film. Songs and clips from the movie are featured throughout the program.
13 Mar. 1956
Episode #8.9
Milton and the gang perform live from Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.
3 Apr. 1956
Episode #8.10
Broadcast live in color from USS Hancock stationed at San Diego, CA. Milton's guests include Elvis Presley, Esther Williams, Buddy Rich, regular Arnold Stang, and the Harry James Orchestra. Following Berle's monologue, Esther Williams joins him and they sing "Memories Are Made of This" with new lyrics about sailors. Elvis and his band perform "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Blue Suede Shoes." Presley introduces his "twin brother Melvin," a hick dufus played by Berle. The two launch into a reprise of "Blue Suede Shoes" with Berle destroying his guitar and dancing Elvis-style ...
24 Apr. 1956
Episode #8.11
From "Color City in Burbank" Milton Berle hosts this abridged version of Olsen and Johnson's Hellzapoppin'. The cast includes Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson, dancers the Covan Kids and June Johnson.
15 May 1956
Episode #8.12
In color from California, Berle's scheduled guests include actor Mickey Rooney singer Peggy King, with Ruth Gilbert and Arnold Stang. Miltie talks to a psychiatrist because the show is putting him under excessive pressure. The doctor suggests hiring an understudy to lighten the load; enter Mickey Rooney.
5 Jun. 1956
Episode #8.13
In the series' color finale from Hollywood, Milton's guests are actresses Debra Paget and Irish McCalla, child actor Barry Gordon, and Elvis Presley and the Jordanaires. Elvis sings "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You" and "Hound Dog" (which he slows down into a bump-and-grind). Irish McCalla joins Berle and Presley in banter about how sexy the singer is. In a record store, Milton gets in the way when screaming women mob Presley and has his suit ripped to shreds.

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