Charlton Heston is the special guest on this one-hour CBS show, also featuring Audrey Meadows, Howard Morris, Barbara Britton, Jack Cole, Chita Rivera, and Paul Reed. Caesar runs through several favorite routines, including his pantomime of a violinist performing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. "Keyhole Courtroom" is a parody of various courtroom "re-enactment" shows of the period, with Heston as a comically zealous prosecutor pitted against defendant Caesar and his attorney Morris.
"Tear For A Samurai" is Caesar's take-off on Japanese costume dramas (from "Tuk-a-Taksi Productions"), featuring Heston as the villain (Prince Mishogas) and everyone speaking in mock-Japanese. Best of all is Caesar's parody of Leonard Bernstein hosting a show called "What is Jazz" (we never do find out). Writers on this show include Mel Brooks and future Get Smart alumnus Sid Zelinka.
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