Dec 24, 2019
December 22, 1940 - Christmas in New York and the premier of Jack Benny and Fred Allen's movie "Love Thy Neighbor" was earlier in the week. Kenny Baker is back for a guest appearance and a friendly rivalry with his replacement Dennis Day.
In the episode they mention Lindy's Restaurant, the comedy team Olsen and...
Dec 18, 2019
December 15, 1940 - Just ahead of the premier for "Love Thy Neighbor", Jack Benny gets a bodyguard to protect himself from Fred Allen's goons.
In the episode they mention Carmen Miranda's hats, comedian Ed Wynn, stage plays, bandleaders the calendar of desserts.
Dec 11, 2019
December 11, 1938 - Jack Benny and the gang are in New York where Jack and Mary Livingstone go for Christmas shopping.
In this episode they mention the upcoming World's Fair, comedian Fred Allen, announcer Graham McNamee, playwright Noel Coward, dancer Gypsy Rose Lee, opera singer Giovanni Martinelli, plus Betsy Ross...
Dec 4, 2019
December 1, 1946 - It has been a few years since Jack benny's appearance on the game show "Take It or Leave It" and he still thinks he should have won the money. The host Phil Baker visits Jack in this episode. Plus they mention "The Count of Monte Cristo", Lassie, John L Lewis and Phil Harris' show.
Nov 27, 2019
November 24, 1946 - Jack Benny welcomes gangster star Edward G Robinson for their version of the movie "The Killers". References include Hollywood's Santa Claus Lane Parade, Eversharp razors, the gangster movie Little Cesar, and the songs "Rumors are Flying", "The Missouri Waltz", and "Holiday for Strings".