Sunday, January 18, 2015
Jack Benny Roast!
Yesterday we saw a great clip of Jack Benny on The Tonight Show. Today we have a wonderful program.
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast is an NBC television special show hosted by entertainer Dean Martin from 1974 to 1984. For a series of 54 specials and shows, Martin would periodically "roast" a celebrity. These roasts were patterned after the roasts held at the New York Friars' Club. The format would have the celebrity guest seated on a dais, and one by one the guest of honor was affectionately chided or insulted about his career by his fellow celebrity friends.
These are really fun to watch. This is a great one!