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Jan 13, 2021

January 15, 1950 - Fred Allen is the guest star on The Jack Benny Program, but he is late. This was during the time when The Fred Program was not on the air.

They reference Phil Harris' show on NBC and Don Wilson's "Dreer Poosen" flub. They also mention Groucho Marx, Milton Berle, Mory Amsterdam, and Danny Kaye who was...


Nov 4, 2020

November 9, 1952 - In this episode Jack Benny goes to the doctor (Frank Nelson) to get a vitamin shot and runs into Bugs Bunny.

In the episode they mention 92-year-old "Grandma Moses".


Oct 26, 2020

November 20, 1955 - Johnny Carson guest stars on the Jack Benny Television Program. Plus Don Wilson, Rochester and Dennis Day.

Intro featuring John Henderson, Buck Benny, Kathy Fuller-Seeley, and Terry Phillips.

Watch here: https://youtu.be/l9xAAa9fL4g


Sep 30, 2020

October 3, 1954 - A special presentation of the master tape recording of this episode plus selected portions of the rehearsal.

In this episode they play a jingle written by Jack's arranger Mahlon Merrick. It was the theme song to the Gillette Cavalcade of Sports called "Look Shark / Be Sharp March".

They mention Irving...


Jun 17, 2020

June 6, 1954 - It's the last show of the season and Jack Benny is getting ready for a personal appearance in Dallas.

They mention the Irwin Allen documentary "The Sea Around Us", the book and movie "The Cain Mutiny", silent film stars Lon Chaney and Charlie Chaplin, the game show "What's My Line?, and Bing Crosby...