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Jun 30, 2021

October 18, 1942 - Jack Benny donates his old car The Maxwell for the scrap metal drive in support of the war effort.

References include Colonel Jimmy Doolittle, ship builder Henry Kaiser and revolutionary war hero Paul Revere.

Jun 23, 2021

March 12, 1950 - Jack Benny's daughter Joan makes a guest appearance in this episode where Jack Benny enters a radio contest.

Phil Harris talks about his upcoming movie "Wabash Avenue" starring Betty Grable

They mention Lever Brothers company, Bob Hope, Lena Horne, Aly Kahn and Rita Hayworth. Songs "Time on My Hands", I...

Jun 16, 2021

Podcast host John Henderson and his wife Stephanie talk about the podcast and the recent passing of Jack Benny's daughter Joan Benny.

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...

Jun 9, 2021

May 29, 1949 - Jack Benny introduces all of the members of his cast and writers. Dennis sings his new song "Three Wishes" and guest Margret Whiting sings "Baby, It's Cold Outside (for a Lucky Strike)" with the Sportsmen Quartet. Jack compliments Mel Blanc on his new record "Big Bear Lake".

References include...

Jun 2, 2021

November 5, 1950 - On the train to Los Angeles Jack benny and the gang are playing 20 questions.

References include the midterm elections, Irene Dunn, Gary Cooper, Jimmy Stewart, movies "The Glass Menagerie", "The Miniver Story", "the Horn Blows at Midnight" and "I'll Get By", and the song "Good Night Irene".