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Aug 26, 2020

January 3, 1937 - The first episode of the Jack benny-Fred Allen feud begins with a simple comment tagged on to the end of this episode.

Plus the first episode with The Knocking Man played by Harry Baldwin and references to Clark Gable, radio character comedian Bob Burns and Jack's movie "College Holiday".

The Knocking Man

Aug 19, 2020

December 27, 1936 - Before another instalment of the western serial Buck Benny Rides Again, Jack Benny talks about the scarves he got for Christmas and Mary Livingstone reads a letter from her mother.

References include Fred Allen, Phil Baker, Stoopnagle and Budd, Jessica Dragonette, Rubinoff, Jack Pearl, The Easy Aces,...

Aug 12, 2020

Jack Benny stars in this (shortened) film from 1940.

Aug 6, 2020

December 13, 1936 - This is the first episode of Jack Benny with Andy Devine the western movie sidekick.

References include the book Pollyanna, actress Carole Lombard, character actor Charles Laughton, comedic actor Edward Everett Horton and western silent film actor William S Hart.