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Feb 19, 2020

February 16, 1947 - Jack's Birthday party with Isaac Stern the violinist, actor Ronald Colman and his wife Benita.


Feb 12, 2020

February 9, 1947 - In this episode Jack Benny and his gang mention previous bandleaders on the show, Jack is once again visited by his guardian angel from "it's a Wonderful Life" and they spoof the news commentator H.V. Kaltenborn.

Plus Headless Valley, Sally Rand's Baloon dance, The Best Years of Our Lives, Margret...


Jan 29, 2020

January 26, 1947 - Jack Benny is changing his name to something more dignified. Then they do a skit very loosely based on the movie "Margie".

In this episode they mention the new 1947 Studebaker with large rear windows, the novelty song "Open the Door, Richard", Rudolf Valention in "The Shiek", Charles Boyer and...


Jan 22, 2020

January 19, 1947 - Most of this episode is recycled from March 1946, only with horror movie actor Boris Karloff. In the episode they reference the bandleader Spike Jones and the novelty song "Open the Door Richard".

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Jan 15, 2020

January 18, 1948 - Jack Benny is in Denver for a March of Dimes fundraising event. They meet the governor and mention the mayor. It happened to be the same week as the National Western Stock Show which was also hosted in Denver.

In the episode they mention Slapsy Maxi Rosenbloom, Lady Esther cosmetics, Al Jolson, and...