THE DEAN MARTIN CHRISTMAS SHOW (NBC 12/19/68)
The Dean Martin Show’s 1968 Christmas episode featured special guests Bob Hope, Bob Newhart, Dom DeLuise and Dennis Weaver.
Dean Martin - "I'll Be Home for Christmas"" and "Marshmallow World"
Dennis Weaver - "The Marvelous Toy"
Dean Martin with the Golddiggers medley: "Daddy," "Trie Love" and "We Wish You the Merriest"
Bob Newhart, Dom DeLuise, entire cast - "Hey Li Ley, Li Ley Lo"
Entire cast - medley: "Deck the Halls," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Joy to the World" and "Silent Night."
The show also features celebrity cameo appearances announcing gifts from Santa that were being delivered to children’s hospitals, homes, and orphanages across the United States: George Burns, Tony Bennett, Gale Gordon, Jack Benny, Phil Harris, Lucille Ball, Charles Nelson Reilly, Johnny Carson, Paul Lynde, Glenn Ford, Glen Campbell, Greg Morris, Raymond Burr, Don Rickles, Peter Graves, Lorne Greene, Barbara Feldon, Petula Clark, Dan Rowan, Dick Martin , Dan Blocker, Roy Rogers, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Jim Nabors, Diahann Carrol, Andy Griffith, Joey Bishop, Red Skelton, Jimmy Stewart, Michael Landon, Vince Edwards, William Holden, Kate Smith, Nancy Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, jr., Kay Medford.
Special Treat: Be sure to watch for a four-year-old Melissa Gilbert (“Little House on the Prairie”) as the girl sitting on Santa’s lap.