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Feb 1, 2023

February 9, 1936 - Jack Benny and the gang have returned home to New York after almost a year in California. They mention the Winter Olympics in Germany, and the actor Cary Grant. Mary Livingstone writes a play about The North-West Mounted Police.

May 4, 2022

May 4, 1934 - In this episode they talk about the Kentucky Derby and do a hillbilly feud play.

They mention the songs "Carioca", "Cocktails for Two", "Shim Sham Shimmy", "Uptown Lowdown", "The Hills of Old Kentucky" and "Annie Doesn't Live Here Anymore". Movies "Cavelcade", "Mata Hari", and a loose reference to "To The...

Feb 23, 2022

February 27, 1938 - Jack Benny and his cast are joined by Andy Devine to conclude their version of the movie "Submarine D-1".

References include Barbra Stanwyck and Robert Taylor, race horse Pompoon, attorney Clarence Darrow, violinist Jasha Hiefetz, and radio shows Professor Quiz, Lum and Abner, Jimmie Fidler, and...

Feb 16, 2022

February 20, 1938 - A parody of the movie "Submarine D-1" plus they talk about Jack Benny's age after his birthday this week. They also discuss Jack's appearance on the radio show "Good News of 1938".

References include Popeye the sailor, the Albany night boat, movie starts Virginia Bruce, Freddie Bruce and George Arliss.

Nov 10, 2021

November 11, 1934 - In this early episode Jack Benny plays the Chinese detective Charlie Chan from the film series of the same name.

References include the record breaking streamline train, California Governor Frank Merriam, Popeye the sailor, Babe Ruth visiting Japan (ballplayers Dizzy Dean, Daffy Dean, Hack Wilson...