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Mar 19, 2020

March 19, 1950 - Jack Benny plays the Kirk Douglas part in the movie "Champion". 

Plus they mention Popeye, Mickey Mouse and Oscar nominees Broadrick Crawford, Richard Todd, Gregory Peck, and John Wayne. And they reference the tennis player "Gorgeous" Gussie Moran.

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Oct 16, 2019

October 15, 1950 - In real life Jack Benny is married to Mary Livingstone, in this episode Jack Benny dreams he is married to Mary. the special guest is their real life daughter Joan Benny.


Aug 21, 2019

January 18, 1953 - Jack Benny goes with Mary to an auction and Dennis Day's brother, James McNulty, made plans to marry actress Ann Blyth. Plus references to Lady Godiva, the song Mademoiselle from Armentieres, Roy Rogers, and Bob Hope.


Aug 14, 2019

February 22, 1953 - Kids of the Beverly Hill Beavers do their version of The Jack Benny Show! This is a re-used script from April 23, 1950.

In this episode they mention hula dancer Hilo Hattie.


Aug 7, 2019

January 11, 1953 - Jack Benny does a spoof of "Road to Bali", the new movie starring Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. The surprise guest star is Bob Hope. In the episode they also mention Jerry Colonna, and president elect Eisenhower just a couple of weeks before his inauguration.