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Senor Wences on The Ed Sullivan Show – Performed on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on March 20, 1966. Accessible on “The Very Best of The Ed Sullivan Show Volume 1″ DVD at
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25 Responses to “Senor Wences on The Ed Sullivan Show”

  1. fromthesidelines says:

    Around that time, Senor Wences also provided the soundtrack for a “Raid” commerical with “Johnny”-
    {door knocking}
    JOHNNY: Yes?
    WENCES: What DO bugs like?
    JOHNNY: Sugar, and spice, and everything nice.
    WENCES: That’s right…
    {door knocks again}
    JOHNNY: Yes?
    WENCES: What DO bugs do?
    JOHNNY: We….we HIDE!
    WENCES: WHY do you hide?
    JOHNNY: Raid is here!
    BUGS: RA-I-I-I-I-ID!!!!!

  2. ebland64 says:

    Classic television

  3. lmrs2 says:

    Genial !!! aún teniendo un tiempo estos vídeos, son realmente una muestra de grandes artistas… superrrr !!

  4. DaDa2Phlux says:

    i remember the skits had such an effect on us that during recess,fellow schoolmates were drawing the eyes & lip out line on our hands – to a dot.But ,making the puppets utter the filthiest things we could think of- considering it was the 4th grade mid 1960′s

  5. YY4Me133 says:

    Wow, this is so great! Señor Wences was one of my favorites on Ed’s show when I was a kid. I even have the 1961 45-rpm record that has “Deefeecult For You, Easy For Me” one side, and “S-All Right? S-All Right!” on the other.

    The audience didn’t care that you could see his lips move. We liked his silliness. I mean, seriously, a talking head in a box?

  6. AbeVegaJr says:

    hah George said this show was terrifying…his fears man..

  7. alixinthemiddle says:

    the ventriliquism itself sucks, but the characters and jokes are absolutely adorable. plus, he throws his voice amazingly!

  8. dwannyful says:

    once upon a time, before Jeff Dunham..

  9. fondamartin48 says:

    Love this. Family never missed Ed Sullivan show when I was a child. This is something that one cannot “ponder” or the humor is spoiled. We thought it was hilarious, and I can still see my dad laughing.

  10. jeannielovesrick62 says:

    This one is for my Grandy Mary.

  11. livingdollshoppe says:


  12. mkworkman says:

    3:25 video: Señor Wences on The Ed Sullivan Show, March 20, 1966.

    Wenceslao Moreno (April 17, 1896 – April 20, 1999), better known as Señor Wences.

  13. GRANBESTIA says:

    My name is mister WENTHES…. Spanish indeed

  14. MrElectrician59 says:

    @Tancred104 I doubt that

  15. MrElectrician59 says:

    I still say when you think about it, a head in a box. Weird. LOL
    I always watched him.

  16. Tancred104 says:

    Worst ever. His lips move more than mine do when im talking.

  17. friaraidan says:

    what is amazing about Senior, you would watch his lips moving-but the routines were so cute, who cared???

  18. YourOpinionCounts1 says:

    The dialogue between Johnny and Cecilia from 1:11 to 1:19 is hilarious. His humor is brilliant.

  19. Hawkeye752 says:

    He was funny with “SAW-RIGHT”

  20. yebkamin says:

    tough crowd

  21. yebkamin says:

    tough croud

  22. kingslice75 says:

    @Screenman5 Me too but as a 6-year-old that head-in-the-box freaked me out.

  23. RJiminez51 says:

    @RJiminez51 c`mon its a joke

  24. JKAFinal says:


    You dont have to tell us about yourself, have some dignity bitch,

  25. Featureman says:

    He was always great.

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