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Red Skelton on Thanksgiving

(You can read much more about  Red Skelton, his characters and work at our sister site,  Red Skelton) This is taken from ”The Thanksgiving Turkey,” an episode of “The Red Skelton Show” where Red Skelton plays his Clem Kaddiddlehopper at the first Thanksgiving. At the very end of...
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Red Skelton’s Christmas wish

(You can read much more about  Red Skelton, his characters and work at our sister site,  Red Skelton) This is taken from “Christmas with the Skeltons,” an episode of “The Red Skelton Show” where various characters played by  Red Skelton drop in at the Skelton residence to wish...
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There’s Nothing Worse than Loneliness at Christmastime

[written and sung by Red Skelton, as Freddy the Freeloader, in Red Skelton’s Christmas Dinner] (You can read much more about  Red Skelton, his characters and work at our sister site,  Red Skelton) There is nothing worse than loneliness at Christmastime, When old friends forget where you are,
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Freddy the Freeloader – Red Skelton’s famous Hobo clown

Red Skelton as his famous hobo clown character, Freddy the Freeloader
(You can read much more about  Red Skelton, his characters and work at our sister site,  Red Skelton) Red Skelton‘s most famous character, Freddie the Freeloader, is a happy hobo clown.  Unlike Emmett Kelly’s Weary Willy tramp clown, Freddie the Freeloader had a perpetually upbeat personality, sure that...
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Pledge of Allegiance, performed by Red Skelton

Pledge of Allegiance mug - "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
From The Red Skelton Hour, CBS TV, January 14, 1969 copyright 1969 Richard Red Skelton (You can read much more about Red Skelton, his characters and work at our sister site,  Red Skelton) Red Skelton: “I remember this one teacher. To me, he was the greatest teacher, a...
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Red Skelton’s farewell

(You can read much more about Red Skelton, his characters and work at our sister site,  Red Skelton) The time has come to say good night, My how time does fly. We’ve had a laugh, perhaps a tear, and now we hear good-bye. I really hate to say...
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Red Skelton biography

Red Skelton as his famous hobo clown character, Freddy the Freeloader
Biography of Red Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) “If some day you’re not feeling well, you should remember some little thing I have said or done and if it brings a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart then my purpose as...
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