Hugh Downs host this celebration of Bob Hope's 60th birthday, featuring stories and clips from Bob and many of his show business friends including Bing Crosby, Jimmy Durante, Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra, Fibber McGee, Jerry Colonna, Marilyn Maxwell, Skinnay Ennis, Hedda Hopper, and more.
In preparation for the show, Bob visits a music publisher to book The Bell Sisters and runs into professor Colonna. The Bell Sisters sing "Bermuda." Bob meets Gracie Allen at his house to rehearse the script, but Gracie thinks Bob is in love with her.
At Christmas time, a rancher kidnaps a Pawnee child he claims as his own son that had been kidnapped by Indians years before. The Pawnee Chief claims the boy is his son too, and Paladin must attempt to keep the peace and settle the matter.
While Jack and the gang prepare for the broadcast, the sponsor has trouble getting in to see the show. The cast talks about their Halloween plans. A reporter interviews Jack about his overseas trips, and Jack tells him a story about Brazil.
Bob and Ray try to report the baseball play-by-play as it comes in the studio by teletype. The Question Man answers a listener's question. Ad for The House of Television. Ad for a men's clothing store.
Two ivory hunters collect a fortune in ivory in Africa, but the greed of one, kills the other and returns with 2 million dollars in ivory all for himself. Vance is hired by the wife of the missing man to find out what happened to him, when the second man is killed, alone in a locked room.
The News of the Week reports on the census. Fred interviews the stage manager of Madison Square Garden. Fred interviews the members of The Round Table, but there's no time to discuss the topic. The Mighty Allen Art Players presents "The Crisis In The Central Park Zoo."