5 Replies to “Excerpt from an Unidentified Christmas Episode of The Perry Como Show”

  1. Perry mentioned being with you for 15 minutes, and seeing you again on Wednesday, so this was broadcast between October 1950 – June 1955, when the Perry Como Show was on CBS Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (CBS News was from 7:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. ) Though little remembered today, during the 1940s and 50s Perry Como was one of the country’s most popular singers, and remained popular until his death in 2001. His last TV Christmas show was in 1994.

    He started out as a barber, and it was said that he kept a barber chair in his home for many years, in case his singing career ended, and he needed to return to his former occupation.

  2. This is very easy to date. It’s from December, 1954 because that’s a new 1955 Thunderbird behind Perry. It’s also around the time when Home for the Holidays was first released. The song was recorded by Perry in November, 1954.

  3. So you recall a tv show/movie where a kid cuts up his leg and it gets amputated. He gets a prosthetic and competes in Indiana leg wrestling?

    I watched this in fourth grade class which would date it around 82.

  4. This has nothing to do with this post and there is a separate section devoted to finding lost shows. I hope the webmaster tells you where it is!

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