Alan King is the host for a satiric revue of contemporary follies. This is the second of twelve ABC TV Specials that King would do over a period over a dozen years
(April 9, 1968 - November 25, 1980).
Joining Alan King for this second satiric revue of contemporary follies are Jack Carter, Shirley Jones, Linda Lavin, Tony Randall, Nipsey Russell and Leslie Uggams.
Boffo Airlines presents the ultimate in-flight entertainment: a live vaudeville show starring pilot Tony Randall, copilot Jack Carter, and stewardesses, Leslie Uggams, Linda Lavin and Shirley Jones.
The entire cast updates the college musical: the football rallyt becomes a riot and the college queen is the Protest Girl of the Year.
Alan King is the moderator for a year-end review of news that the networks ignored.
Linda plays Alan's wife, fuming over the jokes he cracks at her expense: Tony Randall and Alan King spoof men's cologne advertising; and Alan, Nipsey Russell, Tony and Jack Carter play political conventioneers.
Concluding the broadcast Alan King sings his own version of "Impossible Dream."
Spokesman for sponsor Timex Watches, John Cameron Swayze, hosts two of the three commercials including one where a Times watch is strapped to a Snow tractor tread, and one where a Timex watch is strapped to a champion's ice skater's ice skate...proving that Timex watches is the greatest waterproof, shock resistant watch in the world.