Guest stars Gig Young and Johnny Rivers helped Red Skelton usher in his 16th TV season on September 13, 1966. In a "Freddie the Freeloader" comedy sketch, a millionaire (Gig) offers old schoolmate Freddie (Red) a job while attending a class reunion. Rivers sings his hit tune "Secret Agent Man" and "The Poor Side of the Street" In the Silent Spot, a nervous groom (Red) prepares for his wedding.
04.02 09/20/1966 GS: Mickey Rooney, Simon and Garfunkel
04.03 09/27/1966 GS: Nancy Ames, Jackie Coogan
10/04/1966 GS: Godfrey Cambridge, Jackie and Gayle
10/11/1966 GS: Audrey Meadows, Shirley Bassey
10/18/1966 GS: Robert Vaughn, Joyce Jameson, Jay and the Americans
10/25/1966 GS: Polly Bergen
11/01/1966 GS: Frank Gorshin, the Baja Marimba Band
16.09 11/15/1966 "Gyp of the Old Block"
11/15/1966 - GS: Tim Conway, Jane Marsh (first-prize winner in the Moscow Tschiakovsky Competition). San Fernando Red
Opening: Hunting. Seagulls, Dogs
Mime: The Dog, the Bird and the Hunter
Music: "To Soon", Opera selections.
San Fernando ends up with a doctor that he has a phony medical diploma.
Silent Spot: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
Cast: Henry Corden, Naura Hayden, Sally Mills, Ross Ford, Dorothy Neuman
16.10 11/22/1966 GS: Jack Jones
Synopsis: Jack Jones sings a medley of "All I Need is the Girl", "A Day in the Life of a Fool" and "People Will Say We're in Love", and joins Red Skelton in a "Sheriff Deadeye" comedy sketch. To celebrate his 20th year on the job, Deadeye (Red) puts the bite on a dude named Handkisser (Jack). In the Silent Spot, Red reprises his famous routine about a drunk coming home to his wife late at night. This episode aired November 22, 1966. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi(Jack Jones number)
11/29/1966 - "Jerk Be Nimble"
GS: Janet Leigh - Daisy June, Dionne Warwick
Opening: Seagulls, Automoble Show gadgets
Mime: Little Old Man buying a car.
Clem makes a cake that is lighter than air. Spies want to use it to launch a rocket.
Music: "Walk On By", "People"
Silent Spot: "The Pharmacy Burglary"
Script note: Show #0611, VTR #340 10/31, 11/1-2 
Cast: Jan Arvan, James Millhollin, Vitto Scotti, David Sharpe, Florence Lake, Peggy Rea
Note: Janet Leigh appearing in film "Bye Bye Birdie".
12/20/1966 GS: Greer Garson, the Recruit Bluejacket Choir from the U.S. Naval Training Center in San Diego
16.15 12/27/1966 GS: Tony Randall, Barbara Hewitt
Tony Randall plays a dual role in the main comedy sketch on this episode from December 27, 1966. Red Skelton is cast as hapless medieval servant Forsooth, who after many years' service to the Duke de Fromage (Tony) is handed over to the Duke's wastrel son (also Tony). Randall also performs a song-and-dance to the tune of "Winchester Cathedral". In the Silent Spot, Red tries to purchase the very first Rose Bowl ticket. Barbara Hewitt, the 1966 Tournament of Roses queen, makes a courtesy appearance. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
A decidedly pre-"Columbo" Peter Falk is Red Skelton's guest in this broadcast from January 3, 1967. In a "Clem Kadiddlehopper" comedy sketch, Colonel Hush-Hush (Peter) of the Pentagon tries to prevent Clem from fouling up a top-secret military project. Singer Jane Morgan peforms "Monday Monday" and "Queen of the House".
by Hal Erickson
This episode from January 10, 1967 relies heavily upon the audience's familiarity with the CBS sitcom Hogan's Heroes. In the main comedy sketch, Freddie the Freeloader (Red Skelton) parachutes into Germany during WW2. He ends up at Stalag 13, where he meets Col. Hogan (Bob Crane) and Sergeant "I know nothink!" Schultz (John Banner). In the musical segment, Bob Crane shows off his drumming skills with a tympanic rendition of "These Boots are Made for Walking". In the Silent Spot, a nervous suitor (Red) prepares to meet his fiancee's parents.
In another eclectic casting exercise, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and Barbara McNair are Red Skelton's guests on this episode from January 17, 1967. Ozzie and Harriet appear in a "San Fernando Red" sketch as Darling and Dearie Lovebird, the winners of a fraudelent contest held by San Fernando (Skelton). Barbara McNair sings "Hi Lili, Hi Lo" and "Walking Happy". In the Silent Spot, a busy bee (Red) tries to elude a spider's web.
by Hal Erickson
Red Skelton's guests on this episode from January 24, 1967 are actress Eve Arden and singer/impressionist Marilyn Maxwell. In a "George Appleby" comedy sketch, George (Red) and Clara (Eve) check into the Hotel Rest-a-Lot, only to find themselves at the mercy of an indefatigable social director (Marilyn). In the musical segment, Marilyn Michaels sings "You're Gonna Hear From Me" and "Queen of the Nile". In the Silent Spot, Red is cast as an elderly mechanic.
by Hal Erickson
Tonight's main comedy sketch boldly tackles the issue of planned parenthood-or at least, the convoluted version preached by hayseed Clem Kadiddlehopper (Red Skelton). Merv Griffin plays the owner of a diaper service who is opposed to Clem's campaign on behalf of birth control. After the sketch, Merv sings "I Wanna Say Hello" and "Hello My Baby", while the musical aggregation The Youngfolk perform "Yesterday" and "The Lovin' Seed". In the Silent Spot, Red plays a sailor on leave in Gay Paree. This episode aired January 31, 1967.
Comedian Nipsey Russell and singer Lana Cantrell join Red Skelton for his final program of the 1966-67 TV season. In a "George Appleby" comedy sketch, George (Red) forms a song-and-dance team with ex-cop Nipsey. Lana Cantrellperforms "I'm All Smiles" and "Let Yourself Go". And in the Silent Spot, Red works as a cricket catcher for a "magical insect" vaudeville act. This episode was originally telecast on May 9, 1967.