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May 24, 2018

May 22, 1955 - This is the very last episode of The Jack Benny Program on the radio. The Jack Benny television show would continue for 15 more years. This episode features Mel Blanc and Twombly the sound effects man. Plus they reference to Jackie Gleason in "The Honeymooners".


May 9, 2018

May 9, 1954 (Rerun May 8, 1955) - Jack and the gang go to the beach on Mother's Day weekend. References to Vice President Nixon, "Riot in Cell Block 11", Johnny Weissmuller, Robert Taylor, Joe Dimaggio's marriage to Marilyn Monroe, Catalonia Swimwear, Papermate Leak-proof Pens and the hip saying "Dig that crazy kid".


Apr 19, 2018

April 9, 1950 - This is a famously good episode (many collections label it "Jack gives 50 cents to a bum"). Frank Fontaine plays the homeless man as well as Winston Churchill, Cary Grant and Spencer Tracy.


Apr 16, 2018

April 11, 1954 - BONUS EPISODE - On the Jack Benny television program the guests are George Burns and Gracie Allen. But Gracie is late o Jack dresses up as Gracie and does her routine.


Apr 11, 2018

April 11, 1954 - A short history of the Jack Benny radio show before the episode starts. Jack hasn't received a new contract from the sponsor to renew the show for another year. In the episode they mention Bob Hope, Eddie Cantor, Abbot & Costello and the jingle for Papermate pens. Plus Amy Vanderbilt appears in the...