Highlights include: opening remarks by Martin: Jimmie Walker making fun of Thomas's charitable work; Charo making remarks about Thomas; Red Buttons jokingly comparing Thomas to famous historical figures; Harvey Korman joking about his long friendship with Thomas; Charlie Callas appearing as "Dr. Charlton Callas," an incompetent doctor; Gene Kelly humorously recounting making films with Thomas form MGM; a surprise appearance by Ruth Buzzi as her character "Gladys Ormphsby"; Nipsey Russell poking fun at Thomas's religious predilections; Dena Dietrich joking about co-starring on "The Practice" with Thomas; Howard Cosell joking about Thomas and his daughter, Marlo Thomas; Jan Murray performing a mock-Biblical reading about Thomas's life; Don Knotts making jokes about Thomas's spirituality; Orson Welles making an elaborate joke about Thomas's large nose; Lucille Ball and Thomas arguing about her guest appearance on an episode of "The Practice"; Milton Berle humorously suggesting that ...
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