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Jun 21, 2017

June 20, 1948 - From Cleveland with guests Bob Hope, Marilyn Maxwell and pitcher Bob Feller. It is an uproarious episode with a great crowd. 


Jun 14, 2017

June 13, 1948 - The Jack Benny Show is #1! The Hooper Ratings listed the top rated radio shows based on millions of telephone interviews through the year. This episode is from Detroit and they mention a number of cars including the 1948 Cadillac, the vehicle to start the tail fin craze.

Don Wilson's weight is also...


Jun 7, 2017

June 6, 1948 - A fun train station episode. Mel Blanc does Porky pig and his famous woody woodpecker laugh. And we explain what "Which Twin Has The Toni?" means.


May 31, 2017

May 31, 1942 - After 8 years with JELL-O the Jack Benny Show is changing sponsors (it's still the parent company General Foods). They are doing a clips show or "A Cavalcade of Last 8 Years with JELL-O".

Clips include: How Jack met Rochester, Buck Benny Rides Again, Andy Devine, Jack saves Fred Allen's...


May 24, 2017

May 21, 1944 - Jack Benny and the gang discuss split personality, and later Jack realizes he has a split personality. They reference the death of Flattop from the Dick Tracy comic strip.

Plus Phil Harris and his wife Alice Faye just had a baby. Jack turns on the radio and hears a commercial for "Sympathy Cough Syrup"...