Fractured Flickers Episode Guide (2005)

Episode 1

  1. In the introduction, Hans calls attention to the photo of Theda Bara on the wall, which will be seen regularly in his segments as host. (In fact, all but three of Bara's films are lost and Bara otherwise is never seen on the show.) He then explains the show's premise via a before-and-after sequence, using a bullfight scene. The total time for this unique segment represents 5 consecutive tracks on the DVD. Otherwise, Hans's intermittent segments as introducer are omitted from this guide and the timing is that only for the flicker itself. (2:20)
  2. A veiled woman being pursued for a modeling job turns out to have a beard. Portions of this footage will later be reused several times. (0:46)
  3. The 39 Stoops: First of three bits in which the voice of the "director" is heard over the bungled execution. Bill Scott, playing the director, imitates Bob Newhart, a practice that eventually will result in Newhart himself appearing. "Morrie, stand by with the ocean." (3:36)
  4. Guest Rose Marie coyly declines to perform, failing to anticipate that Hans might take her pretense at face value. (3:02)
  5. Tarfoot of the Apes: Retelling of "Tarzan of the Apes" (1918) starring Elmo Lincoln. Longest of all the flickers, with atypically intrusive music more characteristic of a contemporary sitcom than of this show, probably reflecting the influence of Desilu Productions, the show's distributor. (10:41)
  6. Pre-vues of Coming Attractions: "Route 56." (0:59)

Episode 2

  1. The Fly-by-Night Airlines Deluxe Movie Flight: Airline passengers are given a very poor choice of in-flight movie to watch. Bill Scott again imitates Bob Newhart as the pilot. On the title card, the word "Deluxe" imitates the logo of Desilu Productions. (3:00)
  2. Cornell Goes Wilde: Young Jack Headstrong endlessly practices his drop kick ("One, two, three, O'Leary!") for the varsity football team at Scrooge University. (5:49)
  3. Guest Fabian teases Hans by pretending to be too young to remember anything, no matter how recent. (3:19)
  4. Egg Institute of America: Each morning, get dressed, take a bath...not necessarily in that order... (1:18)
  5. Do Me a Flavor: Based on "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" (1920) starring John Barrymore. Dr. Al K. Seltzer of Seltzer Laboratories invents the enticing new flavor Double Chocolate Seltzer. (7:59)
  6. Shady Grove Hotel: Come as you are. (0:20)

Episode 3

  1. The Death of a Traveling Salesman: Based on "Blood and Sand" (1921) starring Rudolph Valentino, here as smarmy insurance salesman Willy Roman. On the DVD, this is split into two tracks of lengths 6:32 and 3:04, possibly because of a commercial break in the middle. If that is the reason, then this is the only flicker to be interrupted by a commercial. (9:36)
  2. A Salute to Industry: First of two "salutes" to the American worker (the other, appropriately enough, is "A Salute to the American Worker"). Mostly Charley Chase on a construction site. (2:06)
  3. Guest Gypsy Rose Lee is eminently qualified to appear alongside "experts on pantomime" who perform "without the use of words." (3:45)
  4. San Francisco: First of five tributes to American cities ("That won-der-ful, won-der-ful tooowwwn!"). Includes the 1940 "Galloping Gertie" footage of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsing. (2:49)
  5. The Clover Boys at Camp: Tom deals with an ex-wife showing up, Dick (Harry Houdini) installs Venetian blinds, and Harry tests an experimental biplane. (2:23)

Episode 4

  1. The Frink Story: The Yardbird family unwisely agrees to sponsor the experiments of young inventor Thomas Alva Frink. (3:32)
  2. Better Built Shoe Stores: Do your feet require a special fit? (0:15)
  3. Apache Shane's High Noon Stagecoach to Virginia City via Alamo, Oklahoma: Based on one or more films from 1915 starring William S. Hart (Hart made many films in 1915, his first year as star, but no one is mentioned as the source). Featuring The Giddyap Kid as the hero, Sham O'Tanter as the villain, and Dolly Finster as the mutual love interest, all situated in the town of Fleegle Flats. "A buck an' a half. Ah'm rich!" (7:39)
  4. Guest Allan Sherman is compelled under threat of death to sing two sets of lyrics supposedly written by Hans, "Give My Regards to Fay Wray" and "An Agent's Lullaby" ("When agents' eyes are smiling"). Longest of all the guest segments. (4:25)
  5. From Rags to Twitches: A Hollywood Story: Edna Mae Ferd dreams of becoming a movie star, but ends up doing TV commercials instead. (5:06)
  6. Ajax Hairpieces: A bald man disguises himself with a false mustache and wig. (0:19)

Episode 5

  1. The Cut Away: Intro to the following segment, in which we supposedly will hear the recorded voice of long-ago film director Frederick Figg. (0:37)
  2. A Creep in the Deep: Second of three bits with Bill Scott imitating Bob Newhart as a frustrated director, who here keeps cutting back to a shot of "extras" on the deck of an aircraft carrier. (4:12)
  3. Hands Across the Fee: Based on "The Hands of Orlac" (1924) starring Conrad Veidt. In a medical case study, Otto Umlaut begs his dermatologist to rid him of rough red hands. (4:06)
  4. In interviewing guest Annette Funicello, Hans gets the Mickey Mouse Club confused with the Playboy Club. (3:03)
  5. Dinky Dunstan, Boy Cheerleader: Based on "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1923) starring Lon Chaney, Sr. Quasimodo is a wealthy young phys ed major, Notre Dame is UCLA playing a game against Stanford, and Esmeralda is "Mary Lou Beasley." (6:33)
  6. The Adventures of Harry & Ozziet: Previews of the next fun-filled episode. (2:07)

Episode 6

  1. A Moving Story: Based on Keaton's "Cops" (1922), which also is used in many other flickers. A salute to the moving men of America. (3:37)
  2. Pasadena, California: Second of five tributes to American cities, focusing on the Rose Bowl parade and game. (2:29)
  3. Guest Edward Everett Horton claims that the film on which the following flicker is based is one of his favorites. (3:52)
  4. The Prince and the Poppa: Based on "Young April" (1926) starring Bessie Love, Joseph Schildkraut, and his father Rudolph, wherein a European prince marries an American. Set in Bad-Geschmelt on the Oder. "Hey! If she goes back to America, who pays for these picturesque yooneeforms?" (9:31)
  5. Win $18,700.00: Save that much in haircuts by using Dr. Fearless Follicle's Hair Remover. (1:33)

Episode 7

  1. The Man of the Hour: Socialite Claude Vanderwilt brings polo to the common people. (4:18)
  2. What Is Jay Ward Really Like?: The show's producer is portrayed as a hard-nosed fat cat with a Sydney Greenstreet voice. (3:50)
  3. A Special Announcement: National Restaurant Week. (0:11)
  4. After some questioning, it turns out that guest Paula Prentiss hasn't actually seen the show, but knows a little old lady in Lompoc who has. (3:10)
  5. The Barber of Stanwick: Based on "The Mark of Zorro" (1920) starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. Barber Zeke Zackley, who works for free, can't handle all the business and has run-ins with encroaching competitors. (6:13)
  6. Mother's Day: First of two segments imitating "The Old Philosopher," Eddie Lawrence (the other is "Bride and Gloom"). (2:20)

Episode 8

  1. Lovely Las Pulgas: The place for your next vacation. (4:14)
  2. Guest Sebastian Cabot holds a film canister, announcing to the world an "undeveloped negative" of a never-seen film starring Valentino and Garbo, with predictable results. (3:31)
  3. The Quitter: Marvin Detweiler (Peter Lorre in "M") decides to quit smoking. (6:07)
  4. The Nineteenth Century: In a spoof of the long-running documentary show "The 20th Century," Cronker Waltite reports on (wrong) predictions made by Grover S. Tweet, The Great Predictor. Sponsored by "Prudenko" Insurance, with Prudential's Rock of Gibraltar logo replaced by Alcatraz. (4:00)

Episode 9

  1. Saturday Night at the Auto Races: First of seven "Saturday Night at..." segments originating from Muncie, Indiana. (3:01)
  2. Jungle Bums: "Uncle Walt" (based on you know who) describes how he acquires the jungle animals featured in his theme park "just off Highway 101 near Lompoc." Concludes with a reference to a famous blooper. (5:04)
  3. Guest Roddy McDowall is currently appearing in the Taylor-Burton version of "Cleopatra." Hans confuses this film with the Theda Bara version. The conversation then shifts to "Ben-Hur," and this time it is McDowall who is thinking of the silent version. (3:10)
  4. Behind the Scenes with the Director: Last of three bits with with Bill Scott imitating Bob Newhart as a frustrated director, this time directing "Half-Baked Alaska," featuring Stan Laurel in a drawn-out fight scene. (5:30)
  5. McDowall becomes the only guest ever to reappear after a flicker has aired. (0:20)
  6. Elephants Are Funny: Various characters (including a recurring Chico Marx soundalike) attempt to get other people to listen to elephant jokes. (3:40)
  7. A Special Announcement: Remember, most accidents happen at home. (0:12)

Episode 10

  1. Previews of Next Week's Show: Eleven (count 'em) quickie previews. (1:37)
  2. The Fatal Question: "Do you know of anything that will cure hiccups?" ("Hit 'im in the head!") (2:31)
  3. A Letter from Camp: Mabel receives a letter from son Dickie at camp, narrated in the voice Paul Frees later would use for Squiddly Diddly. (1:57)
  4. Scheduled is a panel discussion on the topic "Fractured Flickers: A Curse or a Blessing?" at which are to appear Robert Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Laurence Olivier, but only Vivian della Chiesa has shown up, having been confused by the signs on the studio doors. (3:57)
  5. Mr. G. Whizz: The kiddie science host demonstrates a nuclear missile control apparatus. (1:36)
  6. The Blackboard Bungle: At P.S. 84, truant officer Spinoza, pressured by principal Mr. Twombley to crack down on truancy, falsely arrests Marjean, but fearless Freddy Fingeldufer comes to her rescue. (5:27)
  7. Bride and Gloom: Second of two segments imitating "The Old Philosopher" (the other is "Mother's Day"), this time concerning marriage problems. (2:15)

Episode 11

  1. Saturday Night at the Horse Races: No. 6, Reluctant, has a bad effect on the other horses. (3:18)
  2. Hollywood Magazine of the Air: Lolly Poppsons reports on Hollywood gossip. (5:15)
  3. In response to accusations of giving softball interviews, Hans subjects guest Connie Stevens to a barrage of "penetrating" questions. Probably the only time a 1960s show with a laugh track used the word "eleemosynary." (2:41)
  4. The Auditor's Report: Based on "The Americano" (1919) starring Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. J.B. Bostwick, president of New England Bag and Twine Company in Miami Beach, receives a letter from Harvey Pentwistle describing his adventures in the Central American branch office. (7:11)
  5. The following is brought to you by Burpaseltzer and Nailem cigarettes. (0:24)
  6. Coming Distractions: "The Grim, Grim World of the Wonderful Brothers Sisters." (2:14)

Episode 12

  1. Who Is This Man?: First of three segments presenting a biography without revealing the man's name. (2:08)
  2. Friendly Landgrab Real Estate Company: Choice lots are available at Bomb Springs Estates in sunny Yucca Flats. (2:59)
  3. The Annual Flemmy Awards: Operatic tenor Richard Tauber, here playing "Ruby Wheeler," hosts an awards show in which every award goes to "The Ruby Wheeler Show" (even though it's not one of the nominees), to a less than lukewarm response. (4:47)
  4. Guest Rod Serling fades out and disappears from his chair at the end of the interview. (3:13)
  5. Fungo Foster: Babe Ruth stars as the inventor of the balsa wood bat. (6:45)
  6. Owed to an Indian: First of two segments (the Other is "Ode to an Engineer") inspired by the Ernie Kovacs character Percy Dovetonsils. (1:39)

Episode 13

  1. Hey, Boating Fans: Based on Buster Keaton's "The Boat" (1921). Build it yourself with the Waterlog IV by Krash-Kraft. Not one of the better flickers since it basically just uses the original gags without adding much. (3:48)
  2. The Dalt Wizley Program: Wizleyland, "my magic dictatorship," invites tourists to partake in precarious-looking rides. (5:12)
  3. Having been preoccupied with old movies, Hans has never heard of guest Connie Hines's show, "Mister Ed," and needs to have it explained to him. Shortest of all the guest segments. (2:28)
  4. How the West Was Lost: Pecos Pruitt courts Mavis DeWitt, among other things going on in the Old West. (6:52)
  5. Minute Mystery: First of five mysteries in which you are challenged to match wits with detective Sherman Oaks (Stan Laurel as Mr. Hyde). (None of the five is introduced by its actual number.) In "The Case of Bad Vermin," the U.S. plots to build the X-34 before the Russians. (3:18)

Episode 14

  1. This Here's My Life: A convict in prison narrates the story of how he got there. (2:00)
  2. First, a word about termites. (0:06)
  3. A Salute to Chicago: Third of five tributes to American cities. (4:12)
  4. Guest Cesar Romero asks, "Where are the girls?" before settling on playing a love scene to the women in the audience. (3:05)
  5. Hymie und Me: Based on "The Great Gabbo" (1929) starring Erich von Stroheim. A German WWI general speaks to a captured "American agent" (as in showbiz agent) concerning his "postwar planning." The general wants to be a singer after the war, but instead becomes the straight man to comedian Shorty Woods. (9:18)
  6. Scrutiny: First of two. "U.S. in the Twenties." Did you know that WWI took place in the 1920s? Watch and learn. (3:06)

Episode 15

  1. The Big Contest: First of four contest segments in which the winner is always Bubbles Lamarr, the announcer's wife. "Name the famous movie star who is standing in this crowd plain as day." (2:04)
  2. Fun Things to Do in Backward Countries: Bill Scott once again does his Bob Newhart voice in advising you how to interact with the locals. (5:06)
  3. Guest Diana Dors explains some of the differences between British and American TV shows and popular expressions. (3:19)
  4. Minute Mystery: Second of five. "The Case of the Purloined Denture." Steel magnate Jonathan Applegate defies his lawyer and changes his will, with fatal consequences. (3:15)
  5. Teen-Age Tips: Ricky Teenage (Adolf Hitler) answers letters from troubled teens. Brought to you by Glipton Soup. (5:19)
  6. Foam, King of the Mad Dogs: Rin Tin Tin is Foam (and his brother Froth) in Chapter 15: "Wages of Sin." (2:22)

Episode 16

  1. Saturday Night at the Bike Races: Harley Davidson announces the Brophy Trophy six-day race. (2:35)
  2. Deadsel, America's Luxury Car: Slapstick sequences involving cars and, um, planes. (2:08)
  3. Spike That Rumor!: Debunking all those unfounded rumors related to you by your local barber. (3:22)
  4. Tan Vicky's Gyms: The New Home-Style Bargain Bully Kit. (1:18)
  5. Guest Bullwinkle J. Moose appears in the form of a hand puppet. (2:44)
  6. Yetta Hari Master Spy Kit: Product offer coinciding with the grand opening of the new FF warehouse. (1:24)
  7. Minute Mystery: Third (and longest) of five. "The Case of the Mother-in-Law's Head." Who pulled the rug out from under the gang headed by master criminal "Candlestick" Parker? (5:11)
  8. Ode to an Engineer: Second of two "odes" inspired by Percy Dovetonsils (the other is "Owed to an Indian"), this time using train footage. (1:34)

Episode 17

  1. Who Is This Man?: Second of three. (2:31)
  2. A Salute to New York: Fourth of five tributes to American cities. (5:04)
  3. Destructo Full-Scale Tank: The next generation of toys. (2:14)
  4. To guest Deborah Walley's generation, these are all "new" movies. (3:18)
  5. The Tilton Hotel: What could a Tilton doorman have to complain about? (2:50)
  6. Uncle Sam Wants You Guys!: Gen. Woody de Witt of Camp Pimpleton in Acne, Kansas, describes the opportunities to be had by joining the U.S. Army. (2:36)
  7. Minute Mystery: Fourth of five. "The Case of the Baboon's Back." Charlie Linguini, member of the Flying Linguinis, picks off members of his family while disguised as Sherman Oaks. Did Oaks get Charlie or vice versa? (2:30)

Episode 18

  1. The Adventures of Yangtze Derringer: "The Case of the One-Armed Hatchet Man." (3:04)
  2. A word (actually three) about acid indigestion. (0:09)
  3. Charlatan Hotels: Men, when's the last time you took the little lady out for a weekend? (3:25)
  4. Saturday Night at the Movies: A movie love scene keeps being interrupted by commercials, for Old Stinking, Cecil Pools, and (cuckoo) blades. (2:59)
  5. Guest Paul Lynde reacts with characteristic resentment when Hans takes a while to realize that he's not merely talking to an impressionist doing Paul Lynde. (2:53)
  6. The Fractured Flickers Annual Company Picnic: That Jay Ward must have been a peach of a guy to work for. (1:43)
  7. Dr. Overbite's Betterbreath: A mouthwash commercial. (1:11)
  8. Return Marvin D. Snark to Washington: Why you should vote for this guy. (3:10)
  9. Believe It...or Don't: First of three. "The Man Who Flew a Tree," "The Suitcase That Killed," "The Disappearing Man," "The Champion Bye-Bye Waver." (2:02)

Episode 19

  1. The Big Contest: "These people are celebrating the end of...what?" Second of four. (2:25)
  2. National Safety Month: Tips on safety. (1:39)
  3. Maidenform Gunbelts: Harry Langdon is a real he-man. (0:37)
  4. Jay Ward Prevues: Four new TV shows on their way to you: "Mr. No-Jack," "My Favorite Martini," "Unfair Exchange," "Mr. Fred." (2:58)
  5. Fairytown Cigarettes: C'mon, guys, let's hear it. (0:16)
  6. Guest Anna Maria Alberghetti is here just for an interview and was not expecting to be asked to sing. (2:45)
  7. "Astrologist Heavenly Day" (June's Mae West voice) gives the forecast for Taurus. (1:44)
  8. Pick Your College: Parently advice to young aspirants. (4:25)
  9. Hey Culture Fans!: A special performance of Handel's "Water Music." (0:42)
  10. Odd Occupations: Shaky Maxwell, animal trainer; Winter Hugohalter, fisherman; Cookie Carmichael, chef; and Teddy and Grizz Bear, professional applauders. (2:47)

Episode 20

  1. Saturday Night at the Channel Swim: Coverage of a swimming race in Muncie Creek, with several sponsors. (3:01)
  2. Bunkwood Country Club: You are invited to a relaxing getaway on "Mount Whitney, overlooking the scenic Catskill Mountains." (3:10)
  3. Guest Ruta Lee helps answer viewer mail. (3:31)
  4. National Healthy Week: Report from the FF Council on Healthy. (1:01)
  5. The Charge of the Light Brigade: The poetic saga of Lt. Irving Fink (mostly Keaton in "The General"). (2:02)
  6. A Salute to the American Worker: A second segment along the lines of "A Salute to Industry," this time mostly Ben Turpin. Also recycles the fake-leg gag already used for "Better Built Shoe Stores." (2:50)
  7. B.P.&E.: Brotherhood of Psychiatrists & Electricians. You may qualify for their group shock therapy plan. (1:43)
  8. Who Is This Man?: Last of three. (2:16)
  9. Hysteria Airlines: The airline that gives a darn about you. (0:55)

Episode 21

  1. Believe It...or Don't: Second of three. "The Man Who Hates Elevators," "The Remarkable Feet of the Man Who Knew His Bunions," "The Man Who Refused to Go Bald," "E. Eddy Edwards, the Rainmaker." (3:37)
  2. Dangerous Ben MacGrew: The story is told in rhyme of a lumberjack (Harry Langdon) who grapples with Black Bart. (2:52)
  3. Hans is expecting the guest to be Mary Margaret McBride, but instead it's Barbara Eden. Since the questions are already prepared, Hans goes ahead and asks the questions intended for McBride. (2:56)
  4. I Remember Maybelle: Based on "Shifting Sands" (1918) starring Gloria Swanson. Maybelle Silverspoon's husband narrates the story of psychiatrist Dr. Ivanitch counseling the bored Maybelle to "express her true self" through dancing, painting, and poetry, before finally settling on thievery. This is the last flicker to tell a cohesive narrative of some length using a single film as its source. (6:52)
  5. Carpers Little Liquor Pills: Sluggish? Headachy? (0:35)
  6. Who Are the Dark Horse Candidates?: Profiles of four political candidates you may not know about, because "America needs a fighter." (3:41)
  7. How to Be a Finders Keepers: What to do if you find a lost watch. (1:34)

Episode 22

  1. Scrutiny: Second of two. "Great Men Through the Ages, Hippocrates to Einstein." Includes an elderly Albert Einstein ("E.L. Guffey") that probably is some of the newest footage used in the series. (3:09)
  2. F-Bar-F Dude Ranch: Special $9.95 offer. What's with the boulders? Is this a ripoff of Keaton's "Seven Chances," or the other way around? (2:48)
  3. Where Has Hollywood Glamour Gone?: Bemoaning the passing of generations and the new crop of Hollywood stars. Bob Hope is seen briefly. (3:25)
  4. Hans wears a fake goatee and sweatshirt and talks beat in order to interview Bob Denver (who was still playing Maynard G. Krebs at the time), who wears a suit and displays impeccable manners. (3:07)
  5. Beaver Brothers: A take-off on soap manufacturers Lever Brothers, by way of introducing the following segment. (0:52)
  6. The El Rancho Gordo Story: Promo for a desert health spa run by Countess Conchita Finkelstein, the First Lady of Beauty. (2:25)
  7. Minute Mystery: Last of five. "The Death of Sherman Oaks." Oaks is summoned to the laboratory of London physicist Sir Hilary Starling. There, Oaks dies in an explosion, but this doesn't stop him from pursuing the murderer. (3:53)
  8. Fractured Flickers Lost & Found Department: Report of a lost dog (actually four different dogs) belonging to E. Eddy Edwards. (0:48)

Episode 23

  1. The Big Contest: "What kind of animal is this man sitting on?" Third of four. (3:55)
  2. Your City Needs You! Be a Lady Cop: Oddly, June's voice is barely heard in this montage of catfights brought to you by UCLA (University of Cop Ladies of America). (1:52)
  3. Hollywood Low-Down: The sleepy town of Puerto Tijuana has been chosen by Hollywood as the location for filming the new blockbuster "Night of the Chihuahua." Brought to you by Burt's Rent-a-Horse. (3:49)
  4. Bee Tissue: A spoof of the "serene" ad campaign for Zee Tissue, using chaotic slapstick footage instead. (0:49)
  5. Guest Pat Carroll helps answer the phone during a telethon for the FF Defense Fund. (4:04)
  6. A Salute to the Fractured Flickers Scouts of America: Running down the list of all the qualities included in the Boy Scouts oath. Includes what is to me a rare use of the word "kipe" by grown-ups. (3:15)
  7. Saturday Night at the Sundae: The championship soda-jerking contest. Mostly Keaton in "College" (1927), here as "Carl the Spiller." (3:04)

Episode 24

  1. David Whelper Presents The Raw Ring Twenties: The Hoodlum Era, Part 1: Waldo Winkle narrates the story of '20s gangster Big Daddy Flegenheimer, sponsored by Buze Cola. (3:07)
  2. Olympic Training Film: Al Mellon, the Old Redhead, draws on recent winter victories to provide inspiration for upcoming summer athletes. (3:18)
  3. Fractured Flickers Auction: Millionaire architect Skid Row's estate is auctioned off. (2:14)
  4. "Unscheduled" guest Bob Newhart shows up to picket the show on behalf of VOOCL (Victims of Outdated Copyright Law) and also himself, having had his voice imitated in five flickers ("The 39 Stoops," "The Fly-by-Night Airlines Deluxe Movie Flight," "A Creep in the Deep," "Behind the Scenes with the Director," "Fun Things to Do in Backward Countries"). (3:58)
  5. A Special Report: What is a FF fan really like? (4:11)
  6. Believe It...or Don't: Last of three. "The Bullet That Took 50 Years to Find Its Mark" (onscreen title says "Reach" instead of "Find"), "The Man Who Pulled Himself Together" (the versatile E. Eddy Edwards), and "The Suitcase That Refused to Blow Up." (4:12)

Episode 25

  1. To Yell the Truth: One of these two women is the "real" Anna Marie Lesser. (1:44)
  2. Fractured Flickers Consumers Bureau Report: Recommendations of various products. (3:00)
  3. Fractured Flickers Guide to Income Tax Fun: Diverse assemblage incorporating many previously used favorites and more. (4:20)
  4. Hans channels the spirit of Theda Bara using a ouija board, with the help of guest Ursula Andress. (3:25)
  5. A Day of Destiny: Pomfret is convinced that he is destined to fill the vice presidential opening being offered by his employer, T.J. Lovelace. (4:40)
  6. Tower of London: Inspector Reginald Tower of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of Professor Dame May Walter Mitty. (3:18)
  7. Fractured Flickers All-Pro Team: Rundowns of the players on the current football lineup. (1:52)

Episode 26

  1. Saturday Night at the Jail Break: The "over the wall" contest from Muncie State Prison. (2:52)
  2. A Salute to Los Angeles: Last of five tributes to American cities. On the DVD, this is split into two tracks, with a new track beginning at the title card, but the 29-second intro is part of the flicker and the break does not represent a change of subject. (5:39)
  3. Who Asked for It?: Presenting the world's strongest man. (1:10)
  4. Guest Zsa Zsa Gabor speculates on what she would do if elected President of the U.S. (4:15)
  5. Cow-Tux Western Formal Wear: Ben Turpin models fancy duds aimed at the cowboy market. (0:29)
  6. Fractured Flickers Dream Analysis Plan: Interpretations of "common" dreams, to help you sleep better. (3:46)
  7. The Big Contest Report: The series concludes with a recap of the three contest segments from episodes 15, 19, and 23. (2:39)


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