Did You Know?
The day before this filmed episode aired, Red Skelton suffered a severe cardiac-asthmatic attack that nearly took his life. His doctor stated that, if there were ten steps to death, Red had taken nine of them. This was a bad period for Skelton, who had fallen down a staircase at home a few weeks earlier and sprained an ankle and had recently learned that his young son, Richard, suffering from leukemia, was failing. See more