In this color special, George more or less shares hosting duties with Jack. The running gag throughout is that George wants to sing a number with either of his younger guest stars, just as Jack wants to accompany them with his screechy violin playing, yet they all get out of it, and George finally sings a few solos mixed with some old Vaudeville stories at the end.
Did You Know?
Nine years after this special aired, Burns released the song "Doin' the Grizzly Bear" on his album "George Burns Sings." See more
I owe most of my success to just one man, I truly do.
Bobby, you don't have to say that.
Yes, I do, sir. Cuz, after all, where would I be without the guy that wrote "Mack the Knife?"
References To Tell the Truth
Just One of Those Things
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Polly Bergen See more