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- Toward the end of the war, Sinatra entertained the troops during several successful overseas USO tours with comedian Phil Silvers.
- In a joint appearance with Phil Silvers on Dick Cavett's show, Benny recalled that he had advised Silvers not to appear on television.
- Top Cat was based on Phil Silvers's character Sgt. Bilko, though it has been erroneously reported that Sgt. Bilko was the basis for Yogi Bear.
- Phil Silvers once told a story about standing next to Berle at a urinal, glancing down, and quipping, "You'd better feed that thing, or it's liable to turn on you!"
- Following a third special, Judy Garland and Her Guests Phil Silvers and Robert Goulet, Garland's weekly series debuted September 29, 1963.
- Phil Silvers, who had a minor supporting role in the scene featuring Fields, described in his memoir what happened next:
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