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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 28, 2017

May 28, 1939 - Not only to they spoof the movie "The Story of Alexander Graham Bell", they also talk about Jack Benny's movie "Man About Town". Plus the FBI director J. Edger Hoover.

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"...

May 21, 2017

May 21, 1939 - In this episode of the Jack Benny program, Phil Harris inflicts the worst torture imaginable on talk! Plus we learn about Eleanor Roosevelt's radio show and the NY World's Fair. Plus the second half of "Gunga Din".

May 16, 2017

May 14, 1944 - Jack at the gang are at Camp Adair, Corvallis, Oregon performing for the infantry. 

Don starts off the episode by listing other programs you can hear through the week:
Monday - Cavalcade of America
Tuesday - Bob Hope
Wednesday - Eddie Cantor
Thursday - Bing Crosby
Friday Amos 'n Andy
Saturday - Truth or...