Shabba Doo!


Steve Allen introduces a dance-tastic number!

8 comments:

  1. 1. Where are Lucinda Dickey and Boogaloo Shrimp?

    2. I just discovered Shabba Doo was in the Lockers, along with Fred "Rerun" Berry and Toni Basil. (And thus the link to Bette Midler.)

    3. "The Break." It's Proustian. I can't hear that song without smelling poppers.

    4. Pink spats!

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    1. As usual, Vance, you've brought up some valid points. (And I think you've mentioned spats before!)

      I, for one, would like to see Mr. Doo shabba on into Cleo Laine's living room and get the old girl off the couch!

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    2. Spats always merit a mention.

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  2. i'm impressed that you continued to
    watch after hearing, "jayne & i recently discovered..."

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    1. As this blog has proven time and again, I'm a glutton for punishment!

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    2. I remember some sort of history game show where Steve was host and Jayne would come out in a historical look and join a panel so us dumb, at-home viewers could learn some historical tidbit. For some reason, it runs in my mind as something in the same time frame of the Bicentennial Minute. I recount this only because I found Steve and Jayne unentertaining then and -- based on this clip -- my opinion hasn't shifted.

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    3. I am not a Steve Allen fan, which is why he rarely shows up here. The same can be said for Bob Hope.

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    4. This was sort of like "A Parisian in America" or something. I wonder what Gene Kelly thought if he was home watching... VanceMan, Look! --> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meeting_of_Minds

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