Did You Know?
This episode, a tribute to Alan Jay Lerner
and Frederick Loewe
, featured a fifteen-minute sequence of songs from "Camelot", performed in full costume by the original Broadway cast, only three months after the show opened in New York. "Camelot", which had been failing because of mixed reviews, instantly became a smash hit after television audiences saw this Ed Sullivan episode and rushed out to buy tickets to the musical the next day. See more