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Short summary

A variety special which brought back Jackie Gleason in his most famous roles, including "The Honeymooners", "Joe the Bartender", and "The Poor Soul".

This show was the last time Shelia MacRae portrayed Alice Kramden, all future reunions featured Audrey Meadows.

The "Plaything Magazine" that Jackie Gleason was holding in "The Honeymooners" sketch as Art Carney looked on, was the September 1973 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine which featured Barbara Minty on the cover.

Credited cast:
Jackie Gleason Jackie Gleason - Ralph Kramden / Reginald Van Gleason III / the Poor Soul
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carlos Bas Carlos Bas
Art Carney Art Carney - Ed Norton
Robert Ellis Robert Ellis
Peter Gladke Peter Gladke
The June Taylor Dancers The June Taylor Dancers - Themselves
Jane Kean Jane Kean - Trixie Norton
Sheila MacRae Sheila MacRae - Alice Kramden
Lee Meredith Lee Meredith - Sketch Actress
Gary Merrill Gary Merrill - Family Doctor
Johnny Morgan Johnny Morgan
Johnny Olson Johnny Olson - Himself - Announcer
Greta Randall Greta Randall - Herself / Glea Girl
Sammy Spear and His Orchestra Sammy Spear and His Orchestra - Themselves
Jeanne Wolf Jeanne Wolf - Reggie's Upstairs Maid
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