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Nov 6, 2019

November 3, 1946 - Jack Benny tries to break his contract with the Sportsmen quartet. They mention the movies "The Killer", "Margie" and "Breakfast in Hollywood" starring Tom Breneman. They also sing the song "Shine on Harvest Moon". Plus the Lord Calvert Whiskey ads featuring The Men of Distinction


Oct 30, 2019

October 27, 1946 - This old time radio episode of the Jack Benny Program is famous for the mistake that Mary Livingstone made when trying to say "Swiss Cheese". 

They mention dance instructor Arthur Murry, musician union president Patrillo, ballplayer Hank Greenberg, and the fictional character The Mad Russian. They...


Oct 23, 2019

October 20, 1946 - Jack Benny does his version of that Murder Mystery radio program The Whistler. They also talk about the meat shortage and price controls, radio shows Truth or Consequences and The Fred Allen Show, the Eugene O'Neil play The Iceman Cometh, singers Al Jolson and Nelson Eddie and they do a whole bit on...


Sep 25, 2019

December 8, 1940 - Jack Benny does his impression of Kit Carson.

Plus they mention Kay Kyser's new movie "You'll Find Out" and Jack Bnny's upcoming movie with Fred Allen "Love Thy Neighbor". They also talk about new electric clothes iron vs the old gas iron.


Sep 18, 2019

December 1, 1940 - This is a great follow-up to the previous episode! Jack Benny had suggested to Don that he call his wife before inviting company over, so Don leaves jack in the bushes in front of his house. While waiting to be let in Jack gets rained on and mugged.

In this episode they mention the Vapour Rub, a cigar...