Comedy duo Dan Rowan and Dick Martin host this fast-moving comedy series. Characters include Lily Tomlin's Ernestine the Operator, Arte Johnson's German soldier who finds everything "verrrrrry interesting" and Ruth Buzzi's feisty little old lady. Recurring sketches include Laugh-In Looks at the News and The Mod, Mod World.
Martha Mitchell & Raquel Welch joins Dan and Dick in their fifth season opener. Mrs. Mitchell,wife of U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell takes pot shots at the Demorcrats and chats with Ernestine the telephone operator(Lily Tomlin).Raquel plays a wallflower,a waitress at a top secret meeting, and a com-on girl in a army recruitment commercial. Gladys Ormphby(Ruth Buzzi)sings ""How Can I Be More Like You,Miss Welch?""
Vida Blue, Roman Gabriel, Andy Granatelli, Joe Namath, Sugar Ray Robinson, Bill Russell, Doug Sanders, Vin Scully, Willie Shoemaker
Rita Hayworth lets her hair down.She camps it up as a thouroughly soused actress in a sketch called Hollywood,R.F.D.;reprises her Sadie Thompson role in a song & dance routine;and bumps and grinds in a song duet with the Tasteful Lady;Dan & Dick speculate on President Nixon's red china trip,and Ernestine romances Frank Sinatra.
Karen Valentine of Room 222 plugs songs for unpleasent occasions.Plays a Southern belle in a light-opera spoof and Dr. Samantha ironsides in a sketch that borrows something from a variety of TV series.Gladys Ormphby(Ruth Buzzi)dreams she's married to Howard Hughes;Colonel Claude interviews a dog and Sara the Singer wheels into a swinging-singles complex.
Tony Curtis, Frank Gorshin, Edward G. Robinson
Richard Crenna, Janet Leigh
Emmy-winner Lee Grant taking a rare fling at comedy,plays a subject of a This is Your Life spoof;and absent-minded wife,a survival instuctor for senior citizens, and a fashion spy.Miss Grant joins Alan Sues in a production number""You've got it"".
Teresa Graves, Tiny Tim, John Wayne, Jo Anne Worley
Liza Minnelli plays a bored curcus star throwing knives at her husband,and a Southern belle bidding wacky farewells to her soldier boy;joins in a mod,mod world look at the family,and does a song-and-dance number with Barbara Sharma called ""Bring back the thirties"".
Sheldon Leonard, Mike Mazurki, Agnes Moorehead, Vincent Price, Jack Soo
Bing Crosby, Janet Leigh, Carroll O'Connor
Charo, Petula Clark, Burt Mustin, Joe Namath, Queenie Smith
Fannie Flagg, Buddy Hackett, Jack LaLanne, Sally Struthers, Mona Tera
The salute to 1971. Robert Goulet, Larry Hovis, Tiny Tim.
James Coco, Fannie Flagg, Charles Nelson Reilly, Mort Sahl, Henny Youngman
Sue Ane Langdon, Carl Reiner, Slappy White
Jack Carter, Chad Everett, Paul Lynde, John Wayne
Charlie Callas, Dick Cavett, Carol Channing, Richard Crenna, Slappy White
Sandy Duncan plays a poodle in a mod mod world look at people,dances in a Busby Berkley-style introduction to the Laugh-In news, and Dan & Dick as song-and-dance men. Johnny Cash, Paul Lynde, Terry-Thomas.
Robert Goulet, Gene Hackman, Sue Ane Langdon
Charlie Callas, Jack Carter, Johnny Cash, Dick Cavett, Burt Mustin, Debbie Reynolds, Queenie Smith
Steve Allen, Carol Channing, Gene Hackman, Jo Ann Pflug, Charles Nelson Reilly, Terry-Thomas, John Wayne