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The title of the Silent Spot is 'Dating Rituals of the 1890s.'

Phil Harris sings 'Old Man Time' and Alice Faye does a medley of 'Let's Go Slumming on Park Avenue', 'After the Ball is Over' and 'Crusing Down the River.' In the Silent Spot, Red introduces his classic pantomime routine about courtship rituals in the 1890s as he portrays a man preparing to propose marriage.

The title is based on the old proverb: Children should be seen, but not heard.

Phil Harris sings "Old Man Time" and Alice Faye does a medley of "Let's Go Slumming" (a song she introduced in the 1937 film "On the Avenue"), "After the Ball is Over" and "Cruising Down the River." And in the Silent Spot, Red introduces his classic pantomime routine about parlor courtship rituals in the 1890s.


Episode credited cast:
Red Skelton Red Skelton - Himself - Host / Junior Cavendish - the Mean Widdle Kid
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Rose and His Orchestra David Rose and His Orchestra - Themselves
Alice Faye Alice Faye - Mrs. Cavendish
Art Gilmore Art Gilmore - Announcer
Phil Harris Phil Harris - Mr. Cavendish
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