Bob Hope television specials

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The following is a partial list of Bob Hope television appearances. Hope appeared on various television shows, particularly Christmas specials and various entertainment specials for the U.S. Armed Forces, from 1950 through 1996.

In addition to his television specials, Hope appeared on the series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre from 1963 to 1967.

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

  • Potomac Madness (1960)[1]
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/13/61)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Show (1/24/62)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/22/62)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/25/62)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/24/62)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/29/62)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Show (1/16/63)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/13/63)
  • The Bob Hope Special (5/15/63)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/27/63)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/25/63)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/15/63)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/13/63)--Hope was unavailable after undergoing eye surgery to remove a blood clot. Jack Benny and Bing Crosby hosted the show, with previously recorded sequences featuring Hope interspersed with a Benny monologue and Crosby singing.
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Special (1/17/64)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/14/64)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/20/64)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/25/64)
  • The Jack Benny Program episode "Jack Makes a Comedy Record" (10/23/64)
  • The Bob Hope Thanksgiving Special (11/20/1964)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/18/64)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Show (1/15/65)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/12/65)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/26/65)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/16/65)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/29/65)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/20/65)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/15/65)
  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/19/66)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/16/66)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/16/66)
  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/18/67)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/15/67)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/15/67)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/20/67)
  • The Bob Hope Special: Shoot-In at NBC (11/8/67)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/14/67)
  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/18/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special: The Opening of the New Madison Square Garden (2/12/68)
  • Get Smart (cameo in episode "99 Loses CONTROL") (2/17/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/20/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/11/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/25/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/14/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/6/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/27/68)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/19/68)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Special: Around the World with the USO (1/16/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/17/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/19/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/17/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/22/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/13/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/6/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/24/69)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/18/69)

1970s[edit]

  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/15/70)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/16/70)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/18/70)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/13/70)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/5/70)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/16/70)
  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/14/71)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/15/71)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/5/71)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/13/71)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/7/71)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/9/71)
  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/17/72)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/27/72)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/13/72)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/10/72)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/27/72)
  • The Bob Hope Special (10/5/72)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/10/72)
  • The Bob Hope Vietnam Christmas Show (1/17/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (2/8/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/7/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (4/19/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/26/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (11/13/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/9/73)
  • The Bob Hope Special (1/24/74)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/1/74)
  • Bob Hope Presents the Gillette Cavalcade of Champions (4/2/74)
  • The Bob Hope Special (9/25/74)
  • The Bob Hope Special (12/15/74)
  • Bob Hope Presents the Stars of Tomorrow (3/5/75)
  • Bob Hope on Campus (4/17/75)
  • A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television (10/24/75)
  • Bob Hope's Christmas Party (12/14/75)
  • The Bob Hope Comedy Special (2/13/76)
  • Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope in "Joys" (3/5/76)
  • The Bob Hope Bicentennial Star Spangled Spectacular (7/4/76)
  • Bob Hope's World of Comedy (10/29/76)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Spectacular From Lake Tahoe (1/21/77)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Tribute to Vaudeville (3/25/77)
  • Texaco Presents Bob Hope in a Very Special Special: On the Road with Bing (1977, the year of Bing Crosby's death)
  • The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special (12/19/77)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Tribute to the Palace Theater (1/8/78)
  • The Bob Hope Special From Palm Springs (2/13/78)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Special from Australia (4/15/78)
  • Happy Birthday, Bob (5/29/78)
  • Bob Hope's Salute to the 75th Anniversary of the World Series (10/18/78)
  • "The Muppet Show" (1978)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Christmas Show (12/22/78)
  • The Bob Hope Special (1/28/79)
  • The Bob Hope Special (3/2/79)
  • The Bob Hope Salute to the 1920's and '30's (5/14/79)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party (5/30/79)
  • Bob Hope on the Road to China (9/16/79)
  • Bob Hope on Campus (11/19/79)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Special (12/13/79)

1980s[edit]

  • Bob Hope Special: Hope, Women and Song (1/21/80)
  • Bob Hope in the Star-Makers (3/17/80)
  • Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972 (2/3/80 and 2/10/80)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party (5/28/80)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Look at TV's Prime Time Wars (9/6/80)
  • Bob Hope for President (1980) (11/1/80)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Show and All-Star Comedy Special (12/16/80)
  • The Bob Hope 30th Anniversary TV Special (1/18/81)
  • A Love Letter to Jack Benny (1981)
  • Bob Hope's Funny Valentine Special (2/11/81)
  • Bob Hope's Spring Fling of Glamour and Comedy (4/13/81)
  • All-Star Salute to Mother's Day (1981)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Birthday Party from West Point (5/25/81)
  • The Bob Hope Comedy Special (1981)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Comedy Look at the Fall Season: It's Still Free and Worth It! (9/27/81)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Celebration Opening the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum (10/22/81)
  • Bob Hope's Stand Up and Cheer for the National Football League's Sixtieth Year (11/22/81)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Special (12/20/81)
  • Bob Hope's Women I Love: Beautiful But Funny (2/28/82)
  • Bob Hope Laughs with the Movie Awards (3/28/82)
  • Bob Hope's Stars Over Texas Special (5/3/82)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis (5/25/82)
  • Bob Hope's Star-Studded Spoof of the New TV Season, G-Rated, with Glamour, Glitter and Gags (10/3/82)
  • Bob Hope's Pink Panther Thanksgiving Gala (11/21/82)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Special (12/20/82)
  • Bob Hope's All-Star Super Bowl Party (1/29/83)
  • Bob Hope's Road to Hollywood (3/2/83)
  • Bob Hope in Who Makes the World Laugh (4/20/83)
  • Happy Birthday, Bob! (5/23/83)
  • Bob Hope Goes to College (11/23/83)
  • Bob Hope's Merry Christmas Show (12/19/83)
  • Bob Hope's Salute to NASA --25 Years of Reaching for the Stars (9/19/83)
  • Bob Hope's USO Christmas in Beirut (1/15/84)
  • Bob Hope's Wicki-Wacky Special from Waikiki (2/27/84)
  • Bob Hope in Who Makes the World Laugh, Part 2 (4/4/84)
  • Bob Hope's Super Birthday Special (5/28/84)
  • Bob Hope's Hilarious Unrehearsed Antics of the Stars (9/28/84)
  • Ho Ho Hope's Jolly Christmas Hour (12/16/84)
  • The Bob Hope Christmas Show (1985)
  • Bob Hope Buys NBC? (1985)
  • Bob Hope's Royal Command Performance from Sweden (1986)
  • Bob Hope's High-Flying Birthday (1987)
  • Bob Hope Winterfest Christmas Show (1987)
  • America's Tribute to Bob Hope (1988)
  • Bob Hope's USO Christmas from the Persian Gulf: Around the World in Eight Days (1988)
  • Bob Hope's Jolly Christmas Show (1988)
  • Bob Hope's Easter Vacation In The Bahamas (1989)[2]
  • Bob Hope's Super Bowl Party (1989)
  • The Golden Girls (1989)
  • Ooh-La-La: It's Bob Hope's Fun Birthday Spectacular from Paris' Bicentennial (1989)
  • Bob Hope's Love Affair with Lucy (9/23/89)

1990s[edit]

  • Bob Hope & Friends: Making New Memories (1991)
  • Bob Hope's Christmas Cheer from Saudi Arabia (1991)
  • Yellow Ribbon Party (1991, around the time of the Gulf War)
  • Bob Hope's America: Red, White and Beautiful (1992)
  • Bob Hope: The First 90 Years (1993)
  • A Bob Hope Christmas (1993)
  • Bob Hope: Happy 91st Birthday, Bob (1994)
  • Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents (1996)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oviatt, Ray (14 October 1960). "Hope's Humor Pointless". Toledo Blade. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "That's Eastertainment!:27 Easter based entertainments that aren't biblical epics". AV Club. Retrieved 2012-04-02.