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Mar 21, 2018

March 17, 1940 - Orson Welles is guest star in the prime of his career! He teaches Jack Benny how to act in dramatic roles in hopes of winning an Oscar. The first dramatic role Jack will perform is grunting as Quasimodo in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Mar 14, 2018

March 10, 1940 - The skit in this episode is their version of Frank Capra's "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" with Jack Benny in the role Jimmy Stewart played on the screen.

Mar 7, 2018

March 4, 1940 - Back from his ski trip, Jack Benny tries to do his show but keep getting interrupted. They talk about the Oscars, Andy Devine stops by, and Gracie Allen comes to campaign for her joke presidential run.

Feb 28, 2018

February 25, 1940 - The last part in the Yosemite series of the Jack Benny Show. Jack is laid up in bed after a skiing accident last week. Plus they reference the Pulp Magazine stories and the youth fiction book series "The Rover Boys".  

Feb 20, 2018

February 18, 1940 - In the only serial of it's kind on the JELL-O Program, Jack Benny and the gang finally arrive in Yosemite to ski. Jack has been boasting about his skiing abilities, but now faced with the danger he tries to avoid the slopes.