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1. During the intro, guest Woody Allen starts telling a joke but is cut off.
2. Jay Coupler, Cumberland, MD, president of National Jet: "I have a machine that can drill holes through a human hair." Technician Ray Richardson operates the drill on one of Bess's hairs.
3. "Mr. X" (Leonard Koppett, New York Times) and "Mr. Y" (Bob Waters, Newsday): "We're sports writers We picked Cassius Clay to win the fight." Bess guesses, going last. Only one other writer, Bill Wise of True magazine, predicted the same. (This refers to the first fight between Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston - Clay was widely considered to be an underdog with no chance of winning, but in one of "the most anticipated, watched and controversial fights in [boxing's] history" he defeated Liston. Mr. Waters and Mr. Koppett were the only two Boxing professionals to anticipate this outcome).
4. Guest Woody Allen: "I am going to make my debut as a singer tonight My singing partner is a French poodle." The song is ...