THE FLIP WILSON SHOW
This 8-DVD set contains 94 half-hour versions of the classic sixty min. series that aired on TV Land from 1997 to 2005.
Hosted by black comic Flip Wilson, this comedy variety show featured skits, music and frequent appearances by "Geraldine Jones" (Flip Wilson in drag). Wilson was most famous for creating the role of Geraldine, a sassy, modern woman who had a boyfriend named Killer, who would often say "The Devil made me do it!" Flip also created the role of Reverend Leroy, who was the minister of the Church of What's Happening Now! New parishioners were wary of coming to the church as it was hinted that Reverend Leroy was a con artist.
Some of Flip’s guest in this collection are: Bobby Darin, Tim Conway, Redd Foxx, Ray Charles, Dan Blocker, Aretha Franklin, Dom DeLuise, George Carlin, BB King, Phil Silvers, Barbara Feldon, Sandy Duncan, Slappy White, Jim Nabors, Barbara McNair, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Roy Clark, Joe Namath, Jack Benny, Jim Henson, Pearl Bailey, Ruth Buzzi, Jackie Vernon, Lee Marvin, Melba Moore, Bing Crosby, The Fifth Dimension, Don Knotts, The Supremes, Burns & Schreiber, Paul McCartney & The Wings, The Jackson 5, David Steinberg, Donny Hathaway, Ed Asner and Carol Channing.
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