Time Life is proud to release THE BEST OF THE DEAN MARTIN VARIETY SHOW for the very first time! Showcasing only the best moments, Volume 5 contains an irresistible blend of classic entertainment by the "King of Cool" and his guests in three classic episodes, including 14 musical performances! It has material never-before-released from some of the show's greatest episodes during its run on NBC TV from 1965 to '74. Hosted by Dean Martin, the acclaimed variety and comedy show was one of the highest-rated in television history. There were no rehearsals, no re-takes, and Martin took part in virtually all the segments. Dean's special guest stars include: Sid Caesar, Phyllis Diller, The Step Brothers, Ethel Merman, Lainie Kazan, Roger Miller, Mr. Ballantine, John Barbour, Jimmy Stewart, Robert Mitchum, George Gobel, Shecky Greene, and The Kids Next Door.