Then you are younger than the rest of us......
His TV career was sporadic beginning with an hour Ernie Kovacs show in 1952 which only lasted about 6 months, then specials until productions from 1954 -1955 and then from 1961 to 1962 half hour specials
December 30, 1952-April 1953 (NBC)
1953-1954 (CBS) - April 12, 1954 /April 7, 1955 (DuMont) - ABC (1961-62)
The Nairobi Trio was a sketch comedy skit that Ernie Kovacs performed many times for his TV shows.
Consisting of mainly Ernie Kovacs, Edie Adams (Ernie's wife), and Bobby Lauher with an occasional apperance from Jack Lemmon, Barbara Loden and are you ready for this George, "Frank Sinatra".