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Jun 29, 2022

December 16, 1945 - Hello Louella. Gossip Columnist Louella parsons has a cameo. Jack benny gets a lot or mail for the "I Can's Stand Jack Benny" contest. It will be judged by Fred Allen, Peter Lorre and Goodman Ace.

References include songs "Melencholy Baby", "The Sheik of Araby" and "I'm Glad I Waited For You". The...


Jun 22, 2022

December 9, 1945 - Jack is invited to the Colman's for dinner. This is the first episode with Ronald and Benita Colman and the second episode of the "I Can't Stand Jack Benny Because..." contest.

References include the Fred Allen Show's character Senator Claghorn, the movie "The Man Who Came to Dinner", the books...


Jun 15, 2022

December 2, 1945 - Jack Benny's publicity agent comes up with the idea for a new contest. Listeners are invited to write in and finish this sentence "I can't stand Jack Benny because..." in 50 words or less.


Jun 8, 2022

November 25, 1945 - Jack Benny is still dealing with all the trouble his publicity agent has caused, but this is only the begining. Plus an appearance by Cass Daley of the Fitch Bandwagon. References include Dick Tracy (Itchy stuck in the tunnel), the movie "Spellbound", the song "Sweet Leilani", used car dealers...


Apr 27, 2022

April 25, 1948 - Jack Dresses as Charley's Aunt and Don brings opera singer Dorothy Kirsten to join the Sportsmen quartet.

References include the Marylin Monroe movie "Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!", songs "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" and "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody", and producer George Jessel.

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