IJBFC Library Holdings - Programs

Last updated:  6-26-2010

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Date

Description

Season

Program

Problems

Tape MP3

5/2/32

First show on the radio

1

1

X X

1/1/33

Review of 1932

1

71

A

X X

1/22/33

Bertha the sewing machine girl

1

77

A

X X

3/31/33

Mary does "She Done Him Right"

1

83

X X

4/21/33

Guest: Edward G. Robinson

1

86

X X

6/2/33

"Sherlock Holmes and King Kong" - Part 2

1

92

X X

6/9/33

"Who Killed Mr. X?"

1

93

X

6/23/33

Last show of the season - Mary's birthday - all-star party

1

95

X X

 

12/10/33

"Uncle Tom's Cabin"

2

10

X X

2/11/34

"Miniature Women"

2

19

X X

2/18/34

"Don't Live Right"

2

20

X X

2/25/34

"My Life as a Floorwalker in Omaha"

2

21

X X

3/4/34

Duel in the graveyard

2

22

X X

3/11/34

Haunted house - request letter from John Dillinger

2

23

X X

3/18/34

"An Arizona Western" - play of the golden west

2

24

X X

4/1/34

Guest: Alois Havrilla - "The Eternal Triangle"

2

26

X X

4/6/34

First show for General Tire - Frank Parker's music store

2

27

A

X X

4/13/34

Bridge game

2

28

X X
4/27/34 Everyone tells a story 2 30 A X X

5/4/34

"The Hills of Kentucky"

2

31

A

X X

5/11/34

Home cooking at Don's

2

32

A

X X

5/18/34

Jack is taking a taxi to the show - a visit to the Parkers

2

33

X X

7/20/34

"Who Killed Mr. Stooge" part 5 2 42 X X

8/3/34

"The Stooge Murder Case" - part 1- to New York on the 20th Century Ltd.

2

44

X X

8/24/34

"The House of Rawchild"

2

47

X X

8/31/34

"The House of Benny"

2

48

X X
9/14/34 "School Days" - part 2 2 50 X X

9/21/34

"School Days" - part 3

2

51

X X

9/28/34

Last show of season 

2

52

X

 

10/14/34

First show for Jell-O - "Jack Benny - Grocery Store Owner" - part 1

3

1

A

X X
10/21/34 Service Award - Radio Stars Magazine 3 2 X X

10/28/34

"The Benny's of Wimpole Street" - Jack is a political commentator

3

3

A

X X

11/4/34

A romantic Hawaiian setting

3

4

A

X X

11/11/34

"Charlie Chan in Radio City"

3

5

A

X X

11/18/34

Guest: Mitzi Green - "Mrs. Wiggs of the Onion Patch"

3

6

A

X X

12/2/34

"Rose of the Rio Grande"

3

8

A

X X

12/16/34

"Russia Through a Keyhole"

3

10

X X

1/6/35

"The Count of Monte Jell-O"

3

13

X X

 

11/3/35

"Open Up That Golden Gate" - Kenny Baker's first show

4

6

X X

1/19/36

Jack and Johnny Green in jail

4

17

X X

2/9/36

Jack's birthday in New York - "Benny of the North-West Mounted"

4

20

X X

2/16/36

Drug store

4

21

X X

2/23/36

"The Eternal Triangle"

4

22

X X
3/8/36 Income Tax Advice - Visiting the Zoo 4 24 X X
3/15/36 Washington Benny-Go-Round 4 25 X X
3/22/36 In Baltimore;  Jesse Block and Eve Sully 4 26 X X
3/29/36 Cinderallen 4 27 X X

4/5/36

"Clown Hall Tonight"

4

28

X X
4/12/36 "Ah Wilderness" 4 29 X X
4/19/36 Johnny Green sings "I've Got a Heavy Date" 4 30 X X
4/26/36 Professor Benny teaches about the Boston Tea Party 4 31 X X
5/3/36 Code of the Hills 4 32 X X
5/10/36 Jack test drives a car 4 33 X X
5/17/36 Everybody's not so hot 4 34 X X
5/24/36 Leaving NY for California 4 35 X X
6/7/36 Bennymount Films with Robin and Rainger 4 36 X X
6/14/36 Opening of Bennymount Studios 4 37 X X
6/21/36 "Vacation Plans" 4 38 X X

 

10/4/36

First show of season - Phil Harris's first show

5

1

X X

10/11/36

"Anthony Adverse" - part 1

5

2

X X

10/18/36

"Anthony Adverse" - part 2

5

3

X X

10/25/36

"Romeo and Juliet" preview

5

4

X

11/1/36

"Romeo and Juliet" - Doc Benny's Minstrels

5

5

X X
11/8/36 "Girls' Dormitory" 5 6 X X

11/15/36

"Buck Benny Rides Again" - part 1

5

7

X X

11/22/36

"Buck Benny Rides Again" - part 2 - Thanksgiving plans

5

8

X X
11/29/36 "Buck Benny Rides Again" 5 9 X X
12/6/36 "Money Ain't Everything" 5 10 X X
12/13/36 "Buck Benny Rides Again" 5 11 X X
12/20/36 "An Old Fashioned Christmas Party" 5 12 X X

12/27/36

"Buck Benny Rides Again and Again"

5

13

X X

1/3/37

First show in start of Fred Allen feud;  "More Buck Benny" - Buck is in the hospital

5

14

X X

1/10/37

"Buck Benny Rides Again" - episode 10"

5

15

X X
1/17/37 "Buck Benny in Ensenada, Mexico" 5 16 X X
1/24/37 Jack practices "The Bee";  end of "Buck Benny" series 5 17 X X

1/31/37

Jack plans to play "The Bee" next Sunday

5

18

X X

2/7/37

The stolen violin

5

19

X X

2/14/37

Jack's birthday

5

20

X X

2/21/37

"Buck Benny Rides Again" - episode 12

5

21

X X

2/28/37

Jack's violin is returned - Jack finally plays "The Bee"

5

22

X X

3/7/37

Guest: Stewart Canin - fight of the century

5

23

X X

3/14/37

Guest: Fred Allen - the end of the feud - from The Hotel Pierre

5

24

X X

3/21/37

Jack plays his father - "A Day in Our Lives"

5

25

X X

3/28/37

Train ride to Hollywood - Rochester's first show

5

26

X X

4/4/37

Back from New York

5

27

X X

4/11/37

Guest: George Burns and Gracie Allen

5

28

X X

4/18/37

"Lady Millicent's Husband"

5

29

X X

4/25/37

"In the Spring, Tra La" - Jack wants to be alone

5

30

X X

5/2/37

Buck Benny party

5

31

X X

5/9/37

Mother's Day program

5

32

X X

5/16/37

"Ah! Wilderness!"

5

33

X X

5/23/37

Jack is sick - Phil, Kenny and Don host

5

34

X X

5/30/37

"Death at Midnight" - part 1

5

35

X X

6/6/37

"Death at Midnight" - part 2

5

36

X X

6/13/37

Mary's movie

5

37

X X

6/20/37

Jack's movie

5

38

X X

6/27/37

Last show of season

5

39

X X

 

10/3/37 First show of the season 6 1 X X

10/10/37

Starring "Jack what's-his-name"

6

2

X X

10/24/37

Jack buys the Maxwell

6

4

X X

10/31/37

Halloween party at the Devine farm

6

5

X

11/7/37

Another chapter in the life of Buck Benny

6

6

X X

11/21/37

"Lost Horizon"

6

8

X X

11/28/37

Jack cooked the turkey

6

9

X X

12/5/37

The big game

6

10

X X

12/12/37

Christmas shopping

6

11

X X

12/19/37

"Little Red Riding Hood"

6

12

X X

1/2/38

Guest: Fred Allen - leaving for San Francisco next week

6

14

X X

1/9/38

Broadcasting from the San Francisco Woman's Club

6

15

X X

1/16/38

Look into the future - driving back from San Francisco

6

16

X X

1/23/38

"Scoop Benny - Ace Reporter"

6

17

X X

1/30/38

"The Hurricane"

6

18

X X

2/6/38

Jack over-sleeps and is late for show

6

19

X X

2/13/38

Guest: Robert Taylor - Robert play cello with Jack on violin

6

20

X X

2/20/38

"Submarine D-1/2" - part 1 - How old is Jack?

6

21

P

X X

2/27/38

"Submarine D-1/2" - part 2

6

22

X X

3/6/38

Guests: Robin and Rainger - Don's 15th year on radio

6

23

X X

3/13/38

"Death in the Night Club"

6

24

X X

3/20/38

Preparing for New York

6

25

X X

3/27/38

Guests: Fred Allen and Kate Smith - Harry Von Zell fills in for Don

6

26

X X

4/3/38

Guest: George Jessell - returning to Hollywood

6

27

P

X X

4/10/38

"A Yank at Oxford"

6

28

X X

4/17/38

At the circus - Easter show

6

29

X X

4/24/38

"Snow White and the Seven Gangsters"

6

30

X

5/1/38

Building Jack's Beverly Hills home

6

31

X X

5/8/38

Mother's Day show

6

32

X X

5/15/38

"Murder in the Library"

6

33

X X

5/22/38

"Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - part 1

6

34

X X

5/29/38

"Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - part 2

6

35

X X

6/5/38

"Adventures of Tom Sawyer" - part 3

6

36

X X

6/12/38

Guest: Joan Bennett - "Artists and Models Abroad"

6

37

X X
6/19/38 "Back Home in Indiana" 6 38 X X

6/26/38

Last show of season

6

39

X X

 

10/2/38

First show of season - preparing to return to work

7

1

X X

10/9/38

"Yellow Jack" - movie spoof

7

2

X X

10/16/38

Farewell to the old studio

7

3

X X

10/23/38

"Algiers" - broadcasting from the new studio

7

4

X X

10/30/38

Jack hosts a Halloween party

7

5

X X

11/6/38

"The Crowd Roars"

7

6

X X

11/13/38

"Madame Zombie" - Jack tries to steal Phil's girl

7

7

X X

11/20/38

"Too Hot to Handle"

7

8

X X

11/27/38

Football with coach "Flash" Benny

7

9

X X
12/4/38 "Murder at the Movies" 7 10 X X

12/11/38

Christmas shopping in New York

7

11

X X

12/18/38

Returning to Hollywood by train

7

12

X X

12/25/38

Guest: Joan Bennett - Jack's Christmas party

7

13

X X

1/1/39

"The New Tenant" or "Goodbye 1938, Hello 1939"

7

14

X X

1/8/39

Snow White and the Seven Gangsters (Encore)

7

15

X X

1/15/39

At the lunch counter - Jack's Screen Guild Theatre performance

7

16

X X
1/22/39 "Encyclopedia Britannica" 7 17 X X
1/29/39 Jack trains for fight with Fred Allen 7 18 X X

2/5/39

Jack's bodyguard - Jack challenges Fred to a boxing match

7

19

X X

2/12/39

Jack's birthday present - first show with Carmichael (the polar bear) - "Love Finds Annie Hardy"

7

20

X X

2/19/39

Carmichael - Jack wants to win an Academy Award

7

21

X X

2/26/39

"Jesse James" - part 1

7

22

X X

3/5/39

"Jesse James" - part 2

7

23

X X

3/12/39

Everyone wants a raise - Carmichael is sick

7

24

X X

3/19/39

"Buck Harris" - Jack has a cold so Phil and Kenny do the show

7

25

X X

3/26/39

Guest: Ed Sullivan - Is Jack really Jack?

7

26

X X
4/2/39 Sam Hearn returns 7 27 X X

4/9/39

"Four Girls in White"

7

28

X X

4/16/39

Jack's tan - Phil shoots "Man About Town" behind Jack's back

7

29

X X
4/23/39 "Man About Town" - Binnie Barnes and Marc Sandrich 7 30 X X

4/30/39

Jack's 7th anniversary in radio

7

31

X X
5/7/39 Kentucky Derby 7 32 X X
5/14/39 "Gunga Din" 7 33 X X

5/21/39

"Gunga Din" - part 2

7

34

X X

5/28/39

Alexander Graham Bell

7

35

X X

6/4/39

Preview of the "Hound of the Baskervilles"

7

36

X X

6/11/39

"Hound of the Baskervilles"

7

37

X X

6/18/39

"Lavender and Old Louse" - the cast prepares to travel to Waukegan

7

38

X X

6/25/39

Last show of season - broadcast from Waukegan - first show with the Maxwell (Jack's car)

7

39

X X

 

10/8/39

First show of season - Dennis Day's first show

8

1

X X

10/15/39

Dennis Day's mother interferes

8

2

X X

10/22/39

"Stanley and Livingstone"

8

3

X X

10/29/39

Halloween masquerade party

8

4

X X

11/5/39

"The Women"

8

5

X X

11/12/39

Jack has a toothache

8

6

X X

11/19/39

Jack discovers he has purchased an ostrich for Thanksgiving dinner - Mary's Thanksgiving poem

8

7

X X

11/26/39

"Bulls-eye" Benny out duck hunting

8

8

X X

12/3/39

"Murder on the Gridiron" - part 1

8

9

X X

12/10/39

"Murder on the Gridiron" - part 2

8

10

X X

12/17/39

Christmas shopping for perfume and a necktie (East and West coast versions)

8

11

X X
12/24/39 Christmas Eve open house 8 12 X X
12/31/39 "What are you doing New Year's Eve?" Jack all alone 8 13 X X

1/7/40

Guest: Barbara Stanwyck - rehearsal for "Golden Boy"

8

14

X X
1/14/40 "Intermezzo" 8 15 X X

1/21/40

Gladys Zybysko is discussed - getting ready for Oakland

8

16

X X

1/28/40

Murder on the Bay Bridge

8

17

X X

2/4/40

"Trip to Yosemite" - part 1 - leaving

8

18

X X

2/11/40

"Trip to Yosemite" - part 2 - arriving

8

19

X X

2/18/40

"Trip to Yosemite" - part 3 - skiing

8

20

X X

2/25/40

"Trip to Yosemite" - part 4 - A birthday party for Jack who's recovering from a skiing accident

8

21

X X

3/3/40

Guest: Gracie Allen - "Gracie for President"

8

22

X X

3/10/40

"Mr. Benny Goes to Washington"

8

23

X X

3/17/40

Guest: Orson Welles - Jack gets dramatic lessons - "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

8

24

X X

3/24/40

"Pinocchio" preview - Mary and Phil sing "Can't You Take a Joke?"

8

25

X X

3/31/40

"Pinocchio"

8

26

X X

4/7/40

"Buck Benny Rides Again" - part 24 - revived after 3 years

8

27

X X

4/14/40

Preparing to go to New York by train

8

28

X X

4/21/40

"Buck Benny Rides Again" - movie premier - from The Ritz Theatre in New York

8

29

X X

4/28/40

Guest: Peter Van Steeden - "Buck Benny Rides Again" at the Paramount Theatre

8

30

X X

5/5/40

Jack's 8th year on radio - "Clown Hall Tonight" - spoof of Fred Allen's show

8

31

X X

5/12/40

Returning from New York by TWA plane

8

32

X X

5/19/40

"Northwest Passage"

8

33

X X

5/26/40

Jack's party for the sponsor, Mr. Mortimer - without Jell-O for dessert

8

34

X X

6/2/40

"Code of the Hills" - Hillbilly feud

8

35

X X

6/9/40

Vacation plans

8

36

X X

6/16/40

Last show of season - Father's Day

8

37

X X

 

10/6/40

First show of season - Jack's childhood in Waukegan

9

1

X X

10/13/40

Jack's Hawaiian vacation - Phil tries to collect on a World Series bet

9

2

X X

10/20/40

Jack tries to trade the Maxwell for a 1941 model

9

3

X X

10/27/40

"Hold that Line" - football sketch

9

4

X X

11/3/40

Jack's Halloween Party

9

5

X X

11/10/40

"Love Thy Neighbor" - dog catcher of Beverly Hills

9

6

X X

11/17/40

Guest: Mary Martin - waiting to see film director

9

7

X X

11/24/40

Don Wilson just married - Jack is held up on his way to Don's house

9

8

X X

12/1/40

Jack caught a cold at Don's house and is sick in bed

9

9

X X
12/8/40 Last-minute Christmas shopping 9 10 X X
12/15/40 Jack in New York plugging movie 9 11 X X
12/22/40 Rochester is missing 9 12 X X
12/29/40 Back in Hollywood 9 13 X X
1/5/41 Phil invites Jack to New Year's Eve party 9 14 X X
1/12/41 "City for Conquest" 9 15 X X
1/19/41 "City for Conquest" continued 9 16 X X
1/26/41 Suffering from 30-second knockout from Dennis 9 17 X X
2/2/41 Herbert Marshall hosts the show 9 18 X X
2/9/41 The sponsor likes Herbert Marshall 9 19 X X
2/16/41 Double-barrelled birthday party 9 20 X X
2/23/41 "Tee Pee Hotel" 9 21 X X

3/2/41

The climb to Taquitz Falls

9

22

X X

3/9/41

"Murder at the Raquet Club"

9

23

X X

3/16/41

Back from Palm Springs

9

24

X X

3/23/41

"Tobacco Road"

9

25

X X

3/30/41

Jack works in his garden

9

26

X X

4/6/41

Back from Chicago - the Quiz Kids vs. The Jell-O Kids

9

27

X X

4/13/41

Jack prepares for an appearance on the Quiz Kids

9

28

X X

4/20/41

Jack is upset about his appearance on the Quiz Kids

9

29

X X

4/27/41

"Murder at the Movies"

9

30

X X

5/4/41

Jack's 10th anniversary show

9

31

X X

5/11/41

NBC tribute to Jack Benny - 10th anniversary

9

32

X X

5/18/41

Guest: Kay Frances - on the set of "Charlie's Aunt"

9

33

X X

5/25/41

Guest: Thomas Dewey - Jack needs a rest - the life of Philbert Harris

9

34

X X

6/1/41

Last show of season - broadcast from San Diego Naval Base

9

35

X

 

10/5/41

First show of season - broadcast from Ebbett's Field, New York

10

1

X X

10/12/41

Hollywood bound

10

2

X X

10/19/41

On the train to Los Angeles

10

3

X X

10/26/41

"Dive Bomber"

10

4

X X

11/2/41

Halloween pranks

10

5

X X

11/9/41

Guest: Leo Durocher - football game

10

6

X X

11/16/41

"He Fumbled the Ball"

10

7

X X

11/23/41

Thanksgiving dinner at Jack's

10

8

X X

11/30/41

"Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde" - part 1

10

9

X X

12/7/41

"Mr. Hyde and Mr. Jekyll" - part 2- program interrupted for news of Pearl Harbor

10

10

X X

12/14/41

Horseradish - a ride in the Maxwell - Christmas shopping

10

11

X

12/21/41

The Christmas tree

10

12

X X
12/28/41 Jack talks about his Christmas party 10 13 X X
1/4/42 New Year's Eve party at the Biltmore Bowl 10 14 X X
1/11/42 At March Field 10 15 X X
1/18/42 Carole Lombard's death - Jack does not appear 10 16 X X

1/25/42

"Frightwig Murder Case" - part 1

10

17

X X

2/1/42

"Frightwig Murder Case" - part 2

10

18

X X

2/8/42

"Frightwig Murder Case" - part 3- Jack is upset with Fred Allen when Fred's show is moved to Sundays

10

19

X X

2/15/42

Jack goes to the movies for his birthday, but can't get a date

10

20

X X

2/22/42

Broadcast from the Presidio in San Francisco

10

21

X X

3/1/42

Jack upset he didn't win an Oscar and starts a campaign to get one

10

22

X X

3/8/42

Guest: Joan Bennett - broadcast from the San Diego Marine base

10

23

X X

3/15/42

How Fred Allen became a comedian - Jack talks about lending Fred $10

10

24

X X

3/22/42

Jack and Phil play golf - Jack plants a Victory garden

10

25

X X

3/29/42

"The Minstrel Show" with Doc Benny

10

26

X X

4/5/42

Don won't read Jack's Jell-O commercial

10

27

X X

4/12/42

"Try and Get It" quiz show

10

28

X X

4/19/42

Don writes a Jell-O play

10

29

X X

4/26/42

"Jackie "Ace" Hawkins Revenge" - broadcast from San Francisco

10

30

X X

5/3/42

Cast visits Jack at Warner Brothers studio

10

31

X X

5/10/42

Jack thinks he's going to be fired - broadcast from Mather Field, San Francisco

10

32

X X

5/17/42

Jack imitates Fred Allen - broadcast from the Army Airforce Replacement Centre, Santa Anna, California

10

33

X X

5/24/42

Jack announces a new sponsor - Phil becomes a father

10

34

X X

5/31/42

Last show of season - a cavalcade of 8 years with Jell-O

10

35

X X

 

10/4/42

First show of season - First show for Grape Nut Flakes - Jack rounds up the gang in the Maxwell

11

1

X X

10/11/42

Jack takes to cades to Barbara Stanwyck's house - broadcast from Santa Anna Air Force base

11

2

X X

10/18/42

Jack recalls giving up his Maxwell for scrap

11

3

X X

10/25/42

Tales of Manhatten

11

4

X X

11/1/42

Mary reads to the Marines - Jack and Phil go target shooting

11

5

X X

11/8/42

Guest: Andy Devine - "Twink Family" - part 1

11

6

X X

11/15/42

Guest: Dorothy Lamour - "Twink Family" - part 2

11

7

X X

11/22/42

Jack's trouble with horses - premier of "George Washington Slept Here"

11

8

X X

11/29/42

"Three Men in a Tank" - going after Rommel

11

9

X X

12/6/42

Liberty Ship - Phil Harris leaves for the Merchant Marines

11

10

X X

12/13/42

Guest: Gary Cooper

11

11

X X

12/20/42

"George Washington Slept Here" - broadcast from Fort Devons, Mass.

11

12

X X

12/27/42

Guest: Fred Allen - New Year's eve skit

11

13

X X

1/3/43

Bear hunting - broadcast from Bangor, Maine

11

14

X X

1/10/43

Guest: Benny Goodman - Phil owes Jack $64

11

15

X X

1/17/43

Spoof of "Information Please" - Guest: Oscar Levant - Carnegie Hall

11

16

X X

1/24/43

"Mr. Benny Goes to Washington" - broadcast from Fort Meade, Maryland

11

17

X X

1/31/43

Guest: Virginia Bruce - broadcast from Quantico Marine Base, Virginia

11

18

X X

2/7/43

Guest: George Jessel subs for Jack - Jack is late

11

19

X X

2/14/43

Jack's Birthday - broadcast from Ontario, Canada

11

20

X X

2/21/43

Jack's monument - broadcast from Chicago (Bob Crosby fills in for Phil Harris)

11

21

X X

2/28/43

"Kit Carson Benny" - (Bob Crosby fills in for Phil Harris)

11

22

X X

3/7/43

Guests: George Burns and Gracie Allen fill in for Jack

11

23

X X

3/14/43

Guest: Orson Welles fills in for Jack

11

24

X X

3/21/43

Guest: Orson Welles fills in for Jack

11

25

X X

3/28/43

Guest: Orson Welles fills in for Jack

11

26

X X

4/4/43

"Little Red Riding Hood"

11

27

P

X X

4/11/43

Guest: Orson Welles - Jack returns to the show after illness

11

28

X X

4/18/43

Guest: Loretta Young - Jack opens swimming pool for the season

11

29

X X

4/25/43

Jack's swimming pool - Rochester's horse is in the Kentucky Derby

11

30

O

X X

5/2/43

Guest: Eddie Cantor - Jack rents Eddie's house in Palm Springs

11

31

X X
5/9/43 With Louis Armstrong 11 32 X X

5/16/43

"Rancho Benny"

11

33

X X

5/23/43

Parachute Jump

11

34

X X
5/30/43 With Deanna Durbin 11 35 X X

 

10/10/43

First show of season - Jack recalls his U.S.O. trip to Africa

12

1

X X

10/17/43

"Casablanca"

12

2

X X

10/24/43

"Algiers"

12

3

X X

10/31/43

Mr. Mortimer, the sponsor visits - Jack pretends he is going to Brazil

12

4

X X

11/7/43

Broadcast from Marine Corps Air Station at Mojave, California

12

5

X X

11/14/43

Gold rush story - "The Lone Palm"

12

6

X X

11/21/43

Jack dreams he is a turkey

12

7

X X

11/28/43

Dennis wants a raise

12

8

X X

12/5/43

Jack gets a drivers license

12

9

O

X X

12/12/43

Dennis' mother visits

12

10

X X

12/19/43

Mary after her laryngitis - moonlighting as Santa - Jack and Mary go shopping

12

11

X X

12/26/43

Christmas at Jack's house

12

12

X X

1/2/44

The new tenant - annual New Year's Eve show

12

13

X X

1/9/44

Jack has a pet camel

12

14

X X

1/16/44

Broadcast from El Toro Air Station, California

12

15

(A-tape only)

X X

1/23/44

Broadcast from Camp Muroc, California - a patriotic New Years skit

12

16

X X

1/30/44

Jack visits the Warner Brothers studio - "The Horn Blows at Midnight"

12

17

X X

2/6/44

Broadcast from Terminal Island, San Pedro - How Jack joined the Navy

12

18

X X

2/13/44

Guest: Larry Adler - Buying a camel in Egypt - broadcast from March Field

12

19

X X

2/20/44

Guest: Groucho Marx

12

20

X X

2/27/44

Broadcast from Hollywood Canteen

12

21

X X

3/5/44

Broadcast from Lemoure Naval Air Station - Phil wants to be hired after 11 years on the job

12

22

X X

3/12/44

Broadcast from Livermore Naval Air Station, California

12

23

X X

3/19/44

Dennis dreams he's the star of the show

12

24

X X
3/26/44 Opening of pool;  Rochester cuts strings on violin 12 25 X X

4/2/44

Louella Parsons interviews Jack about "The Horn Blows at Midnight"

12

26

X X

4/9/44

Repairing Jack's sidewalk

12

27

X X
4/16/44 Stockton Air Field;  Bob Hope skit 12 28 X X

4/23/44

Dennis leaves for the Navy - broadcast from Vancouver, B.C., Canada

12

29

X X
4/30/44 Bremerton, WA Navy Station with Dick Haymes 12 30 X X
5/7/44 The Wright Brothers 12 31 A-tape only X
5/14/44 Camp Adair, OR;  Jack marches with soldiers 12 32 X X

5/21/44

Jack's split personality

12

33

X X

5/28/44

Warner Brothers wants to make a movie about Jack's life

12

34

X X

6/4/44

Last show of season - Last show for Grape Nut Flakes

12

35

X X

 

10/1/44

First show of season - First show for Lucky Strike Guest: Fred Allen

13

1

O

X X

10/8/44

Guest: Frank Sinatra - Jack offers Frank Dennis' job

13

2

X X

10/15/44

Broadcast from Gardner Field

13

3

X X

10/22/44

"Captain O'Benny - Master Detective"

13

4

X X

10/29/44

Guest: Fred Allen - "Allen's Alley"

13

5

X X

11/5/44

Guest show

13

6

X X
11/12/44 From Muroc Army Air Base;  Jack tears up script 13 7 X X

11/19/44

Broadcast from the Corona Naval Hospital, California

13

8

X X

11/26/44

Thanksgiving at Mary's house

13

9

X X

12/3/44

Guest: Walter Winchell - Jack gets mad and goes home

13

10

X X

12/10/44

Broadcast from San Bernadino, California

13

11

X X
12/17/44 With Frank Sinatra;  Jack and Mary go Christmas shopping 13 12 X X

12/24/44

Trimming the Christmas tree

13

13

X X
12/31/44 New Year's play;  Jack will be friends with Fred Allen 13 14 X X

1/7/45

Leaving for New York City

13

15

X X
1/14/45 New York;  Fred Allen does commercial 13 16 X X
1/21/45 New York;  ice skating in Central Park 13 17 X X
1/28/45 Mitchell Field, NY;  with Ann Sheridan 13 18 X X

2/4/45

Broadcast from St. Albans Naval Hospital New York, New York

13

19

X X

2/11/45

Broadcast from Glen View Armed Forces Base, Illinois

13

20

X X
2/18/45 St. Joe;  with Jane Wyman and Mayor Welch 13 21 X X
2/25/45 Fitzsimmons Hospital, Denver;  Jack talks in his sleep 13 22 X X
3/4/45 Unpacking;  Jack and Mary get Mary's bags 13 23 X X
3/11/45 With Amos n Andy;  Jack and gang practice archery 13 24 X X
3/18/45 How Jack found Mary 13 25 X X
3/25/45 Santa Barbara Redistribution Station;  with Alan Ladd 13 26 X X
4/1/45 How Jack found Phil 13 27 X X
4/8/45 Torney Hospital, Palm Springs;  with William Powell 13 28 X X
4/22/45 Naval Air Station, 29 Palms;  desert sketch 13 30 X X
4/29/45 First Professor LeBlanc performance; Jack on Yitapamis program 13 31 X X
5/6/45 Cleaning swimming pool;  how Jack found Don 13 32 X

5/13/45

Jack prepares to go to San Francisco

13

33

X X
5/20/45 In San Francisco with Larry Adler, Rita Hayworth, and Gov. Earl Warren 13 34 X X
5/27/45 Last show;  with Larry Adler;  Rochester is on Yitapamis program 13 35 X X

 

9/30/45 First telephone operators; Steve Bradley want to be Jack's agent 14 1 X X
10/7/45 Steve Bradley talks about publicity stunt;  newspaper sketch 14 2 X X

10/14/45

"Gaslight"

14

3

X X
10/21/45 Bets on Texas Sandman 14 4 X X

10/28/45

Jack gets held up - the $85,000 bet

14

5

X X

11/4/45

Jack is sick in bed after being robbed of $10,000

14

6

X

11/11/45

Joe Louis acts as Jack's bodyguard

14

7

X X
11/18/45 From Birmingham Hospital, Van Nuys with Joe Louis;  Jack in hospital after robbery 14 8 X X

11/25/45

Guest: Cass Daley (cameo) - tire trouble - Jack's press agent

14

9

X X
12/2/45 Start of "I Can't Stand Jack Benny" contest 14 10 X X

12/9/45

Guests: Ronald and Benita Coleman - First appearance of the Colemans - "I Can't Stand Jack Benny Contest" - week 2

14

11

X X

12/16/45

"Hello Louella"

14

12

X X

12/23/45

The English butler - The Colemans visit Jack for dinner

14

13

X X

12/30/45

"I Can't Stand Jack Benny Contest" - the end

14

14

X X

1/6/46

U.S.C. vs. Alabama - the Rose Bowl game

14

15

X X

1/13/46

State Fair rehearsal

14

16

X X

1/20/46

State Fair

14

17

X X

1/27/46

"I Can't Stand Jack Benny Contest" - winners announced by Fred Allen

14

18

X X

2/3/46

Guest: Issac Stern

14

19

X X

2/10/46

Guest: Eddie Cantor - broadcast from Palm Springs, California

14

20

X X

2/17/46

Rochester lost at sea (briefly) - Jack's birthday

14

21

O

X X

2/24/46

Palm Springs shopping - Jack changes the show

14

22

X X
3/3/46 "Murder at the Lone Palm" 14 23 X X

3/10/46

Guest: Ray Milland - "Lost Weekend"

14

24

X X

3/17/46

Dennis's first show back (returns from the Navy) - "Benny's Boulevard"

14

25

X X

3/24/46

Guest: Peter Lorre - "I Stand Condemned"

14

26

X X
3/31/46 From March Field, Riverside;  Rochester lost his way 14 27 X X

4/7/46

Guest: Van Johnson - weekend at Acme Plaza

14

28

X X

4/14/46

Violin practice bothers Ronald Coleman

14

29

X X
4/21/46 From U.S.S. Saratoga;  Jack is Admiral in Nebraska Navy 14 30 X X
4/28/46 With Danny Kaye;  sees "The Kid from Brooklyn" 14 31 X X
5/5/46 Jack leaves for Chicago;  Colmans ecstatic 14 32 X X
5/12/46 In Chicago;  Quiz Kids, dim out 14 33 X X

5/19/46

Guest: Fred Allen - Fred asks Jack to appear on his program

14

34

X X
5/26/46 Last show;  with Ed Sullivan;  getting products mentioned on air 14 35 X X

 

9/29/46

First show of the season - first show with the Sportsmen Quartet - Jack is upset because Phil and Dennis have their own shows

15

1

X X

10/6/46

Jack meets Dennis's mother - Jack listens to the World Series

15

2

X X

10/13/46

Guest: Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy - Jack and Mary walk to the studio

15

3

O

X X

10/20/46

"The Fiddler" - parody of "The Whistler"

15

4

X X

10/27/46

Mary's "chiss sweeze" - First appearance of Jack's parrot - Jack dreams he kills the Sportsmen Quartet - Mary tries to order a "chiss sweeze" sandwich

15

5

X X

11/3/46

The Associated Press want a picture - Jack tries to break his contrac with the Sportsmen

15

6

X X

11/10/46

Jack visits his lawyer - Jack gets his hair cut

15

7

X X

11/17/46

Guests: Ronald Coleman and Leo Durocher

15

8

X X

11/24/46

Guest: Edward G. Robinson - "The Killers"

15

9

X X
12/1/46 With Phil Baker;  violin lesson and mixed-up phone call 15 10 X X
12/8/46 Jack buys Don shoelaces 15 11 X X
12/15/46 Babe's first appearance;  Jack tries to exchange shoelaces 15 12 X X
12/22/46 Birmingham General Hospital;  decorating Christmas tree 15 13 X
12/29/46 Jack, Gladys, Mary, and Dennis go to a nightclub 15 14 X X

1/5/47

Guests: Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall

15

15

X X

1/12/47

Guests: George Burns and Gracie Allen - Gracie wants to listen to Jack on the radio

15

16

X X

1/19/47

Guest: Boris Karloff - "I Stand Condemned"

15

17

X X
1/26/47 "Margie";  Jack wants to be called John 15 18 X X

2/2/47

"What If Jack Benny Was Never Born?" - "It's a Wonderful Life"

15

19

X X

2/9/47

How Jack gets his studio audience - what happens after the show goes off the air

15

20

X X

2/16/47

Jack's birthday party

15

21

X X

2/23/47

Jack fires the Sportsmen Quartet

15

22

X X

3/2/47

Sponsor wants the Sportsmen Quartet rehired

15

23

X X

3/9/47

Jack tries to find a replacement for the Sportsmen Quartet

15

24

X X

3/16/47

Guests: Bing Crosby, Dick Haymes, Andy Russell - Jack's replacement for the Sportsmen Quartet

15

25

X X

3/23/47

Jack rehires the Sportsmen Quartet

15

26

X X

3/30/47

Guest: Jane Wyman - broadcast from San Francisco

15

27

X X

4/6/47

Guest: Hoagy Carmichael - Jack tries to get M.G.M. to make "The Life of Jack Benny"

15

28

X X

4/13/47

Jack fixes a phonograph - Jack buys a baseball team

15

29

X X

4/20/47

"The Egg and I"

15

30

X X

4/27/47

Guests: Ronald and Benita Coleman - leaving for Chicago

15

31

X X

5/4/47

Preparing to leave for Chicago

15

32

X X

5/11/47

Guest: Marjorie Reynolds - "Chicago Conga"

15

33

X X

5/18/47

Guest: Al Jolson - broadcast from New York

15

34

X X

5/25/47

Last show of season - Guests: Fred Allen and Jack Parr - Who is the better comedian?

15

35

X X

 

10/5/47

First show of the season - Jack's summer vacation at the Sun Valley Hotel

16

1

X X

10/12/47

Jack fixes breakfast - the missing underwear - Jack's physical exam

16

2

X X

10/19/47

Gambling on golf at the Hillcrest Country Club

16

3

X X

10/26/47

The lost golf ball at the 7th hole at Hillcrest

16

4

X X

11/2/47

Halloween masquerade - bobbing for applesauce - "The Dark Passage"

16

5

X X

11/9/47

Jack borrows Ronald Coleman's house - the joke's on Jack

16

6

X X

11/16/47

Cleaning Jack's den - saved by a dog

16

7

X

11/23/47

27 shopping days until Christmas - telegram from Jack Warner - program runs long and is cut off the air

16

8

X X

11/30/47

"The Turkey Murder Trial" - the judge is a turkey

16

9

X X

12/7/47

Jack's violin lesson - one down, 3 to go - Jack visits the vault

16

10

X X

12/14/47

Jack has a sprained ankle

16

11

X X

12/21/47

Last minute shopping - Jack applies for credit

16

12

X X

12/28/47

Guest: Alice Faye - the new tenant - "Goodbye 1947! Hello 1948!"

16

13

X X

1/4/48

Jack tries to get tickets to the Rose Bowl game

16

14

X X

1/11/48

Preparing for a trip to Denver - Crying cabdriver

16

15

X X

1/18/48

Broadcast from Denver, Colorado - "That's a lot of bull"- March of Dimes benefit

16

16

X X

1/25/48

Returning to Los Angeles by train

16

17

X X

2/1/48

The premier of Ronald Coleman's new movie "A Double Life" - "The Miscast Murder"

16

18

X X

2/8/48

"Nightmare Alley" (as "Allen's Alley")

16

19

X X

2/15/48

Jack's birthday - a surprise party

16

20

X X

2/22/48

Jack's new house in Palm Springs

16

21

X X

2/29/48

jack's girlfriend Gladys comes to rehearsal - city of Do-Wah-Ditty

16

22

X X

3/7/48

Don Wilson's 15th anniversary in radio - the Walking Man contest

16

23

X X

3/14/48

Guest: Ralph Edwards - winner of the Walking Man contest

16

24

X X

3/21/48

The Benny printing press - Ronald Coleman wins the Oscar

16

25

X X

3/28/48

"Your money or your life" - Ronald Coleman's Oscar is stolen

16

26

X X

4/4/48

Guest: Bing Crosby - Jack wants to borrow his Oscar

16

27

X X

4/11/48

"Murder at the Raquet Club" - part 1 - broadcast from Palm Springs

16

28

X X

4/18/48

Guest: Charles Farrell - "Murder at the Raquet Club" - part 2

16

29

X X

4/25/48

Guest: Dorothy Kirsten - "Charlie's Aunt" - Jack hides from Ronald Coleman

16

30

X X

5/2/48

Guest: Frank Sinatra - Frank contracts to do the show

16

31

X X

5/9/48

Rehearsal at Jack's - what really happened to Ronald Coleman's Oscar

16

32

X X

5/16/48

Guest: Robert Taylor (substitutes for Jack)

16

33

X X

5/23/48

"The Egg and I"

16

34

X X

5/30/48

"I Was Framed"

16

35

X X

6/6/48

Jack prepares for a 12 week summer tour

16

36

X X

6/13/48

Broadcast from Detroit - Don's weight

16

37

X X

6/20/48

Guests: Marilyn Maxwell, Bob Hope, Bob Feller - broadcast from Cleveland

16

38

X X

6/27/48

Last show of season - Guest: Fred Allen - broadcast from New York

16

39

X X

 

10/3/48

First show of season - Jack returns from Europe by ship

17

1

X X

10/10/48

Jack and the gang listen to the World Series on radio

17

2

X X

10/17/48

Guest: Barbara Stanwyck - Jack goes to see "Sorry, Wrong Number"

17

3

X X

10/24/48

Jack invites the Coleman's over for dinner

17

4

X X

10/31/48

Jack goes trick or treating with the Beavers

17

5

X X

11/7/48

Jack visits the psychiatrist because he hears an echo - "Psycho-o-o-o"

17

6

X X

11/14/48

Guest: Dorothy Kirsten - Mary is missing - Jack is worried

17

7

X X

11/21/48

Guest: Don Ameche (cameo) - Jack tries to reach his ad agency of Batten, Barton, Durstine and Osborn

17

8

X X

11/28/48

Thanksgiving argument - dinner at Mary's house

17

9

X X

12/5/48

Jack get a violin lesson from Professor LeBlanc

17

10

X X

12/12/48

Jack tries to relax at home - a beautiful baby

17

11

X X

12/19/48

Christmas shopping for a wallet for Don

17

12

X X

12/26/48

Jack's last show on NBC - "Comedian of the Year"

17

13

X X

1/2/49

First broadcast on CBS - Guests: Amos & Andy - Jack has the jitters

17

14

X X

1/9/49

Jack wants Jimmy Stewart in his new movie - "I want my pants!" - lunch at the Brown Derby

17

15

X X

1/16/49

Ronald Coleman has a nightmare - he dreams he is Jack

17

16

X X

1/23/49

Don Wilson's new contract

17

17

X X

1/30/49

Don refuses to sign his new contract

17

18

X X

2/6/49

Guests:Vincent Price and Claudete Colbert - contract negotiations with Don

17

19

X X

2/13/49

Jack turns 40 on his birthday!

17

20

X X

2/20/49

"Will the Horn Blow?"

17

21

X X

2/27/49

Guest: Claude Raines - a violin lesson

17

22

X X

3/6/49

Going to the races

17

23

X X

3/13/49

Jack loses $4.75 at the track

17

24

X X

3/20/49

Guest: Van Johnson - Van and Jack double date

17

25

X X

3/27/49

Jack goes camping with the Beavers

17

26

X X

4/3/49

Jack prepares for his trip to New York

17

27

X X
4/10/49 Dennis dreams Barbara Stanwyck is in love with him 17 28 X

4/17/49

A walk in the Easter Parade

17

29

X X

4/24/49

Jack decides to trade in the Maxwell at "Just Plain Bill's Car Lot"

17

30

X X

5/1/49

"Treasure of Sierra Madre"

17

31

X X

5/8/49

Jack upset with the cast, Eddie's friend - generous Jack

17

32

X X

5/15/49

Hoagy Carmichael - violin lesson - Jack loans Phil Harris $2,000

17

33

X X

5/22/49

"The Champion and the Set Up" - prize fighter Benny

17

34

X X

5/29/49

Last show of season - cast introduced

17

35

X X

 

9/11/49

First show of season - Stop the bus! - Jack is only heard in the last few minutes of the program

18

1

X X

9/18/49

"Edward, My Son"

18

2

X X

9/25/49

"Falling Star"

18

3

X X

10/2/49

Jack takes inventory of his pantry and has amnesia

18

4

X X

10/9/49

Jack's memory is lost and found - $50,000 yacht - still has amnesia

18

5

X X

10/16/49

Recovering from a cold

18

6

X X

10/23/49

Jack is out of the hospital following nose surgery

18

7

X X

10/30/49

Don's 25 years in radio

18

8

X X

11/6/49

Jack rides in a yacht

18

9

X X

11/13/49

Last week's mistakes - Jack visits Ronald Coleman on a movie set

18

10

X X

11/20/49

Jack goes to rehearsal - Is Ed Wynn a better comedian?

18

11

P

X X

11/27/49

A quiet evening at home playing cards

18

12

X X

12/4/49

Guest: Tyrone Power - Nightclubbing in Paris

18

13

X X

12/11/49

Guest: Frank Leahy - Texas benefit

18

14

X X
12/18/49 Christmas shopping;  Mary buys Jack pencil sharpener 18 15 X X
12/25/49 With Joan Benny;  Joan sells Girl Scout cookies, Roch gets shock from Dennis' clock 18 16 X X

1/1/50

Jack's broken New Years date - again

18

17

X X

1/8/50

Don treats us to "Drear Pooson"

18

18

X X
1/15/50 Fred Allen and Jack reminisce about vaudeville;  each stole the other's idea 18 19 X X

1/22/50

Jack reads "I Was Betrayed"

18

20

X X

1/29/50

Jack prepares to go to New York by train for a Heart Fund benefit

18

21

X X
2/5/50 From NY;  trying to find Rochester in Harlem 18 22 X X

2/12/50

From NY - Allen's Alley with old cast

18

23

X X

2/19/50

Jack returns to L.A. on the train

18

24

X X

2/26/50

"The Fiddler"

18

25

X X
3/5/50 With Sara Churchill;  Buck Benny Rides Again 18 26 X X
3/12/50 Jack wins Sagebrush Soap contest 18 27 X X
3/19/50 "The Champion" 18 28 X X
3/26/50 With Bob Hope;  Rochester makes lemonade for audience 18 29 X X

4/2/50

Guest: Al Jolson - broadcast from Palm Springs

18

30

X X

4/9/50

Jack gives 50 cents to a bum

18

31

X X
4/16/50 L. C. Sivoney begs for food at back door 18 32 X X

4/23/50

The Beavers do the show

18

33

X X
4/30/50 With Frank Fontaine;  Look magazine story 18 34 X
5/7/50 Jack buys suit for his trip 18 35 X X
5/14/50 With Vivan Blaine and Frank Fontaine;  Silvoney won trip to Honolulu 18

36

X X
5/21/50 Rochester cuts Jack's hair;  dinner with the sponsor 18

37

X X

5/28/50

Last show of the season

18

38

X X

 

9/10/50

First show of season - back from London

19

1

X X
9/17/50 In Venice;  piano out of tune 19 2 X X
9/24/50 "Gold Rush of '49";  Jack bought suit from Sears 19 3 X X
10/1/50 Jack's car is stolen 19 4 X X
10/8/50 World Series;  Dennis' arm in a sling 19 5 X X
10/15/50 With Joan Benny;  Jack dreams he is married to Mary 19 6 X X
10/22/50 To New York to do first television show 19 7 X X
10/29/50 How Jack met the Colmans 19 8 X X
11/5/50 Wetson Woolen Underwear salesman on train 19 9 X X

11/12/50

Guest: Richard Widmark - "A Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich, and Murder"

19

10

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11/19/50 With Dinah Shore;  Jack and Dinah in London 19 11 X X
11/26/50 With Frank Fontaine;  goes to USC-UCLA game 19

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12/3/50

Guest: Amos & Andy - Mary's "grass reek"

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13

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12/10/50

Guests: Eddie Cantor, Charles Ferrell - "Murder at the Racquet Club"

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14

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12/17/50

Jack buys golf tees for Don

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15

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12/24/50 Jack kisses Dennis' mother at a party 19 16 X X

12/31/50

A New Year's fantasy

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1/7/51

"King Solomon's Mines" - part 1, with Deborah Kerr

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1/14/51 "King Solomon's Mines" - part 2, with Deborah Kerr and Frank Fontaine 19 19 X X

1/21/51

Jack goes to the doctor

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1/28/51

Guest: Douglas Fairbanks

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21

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2/4/51 Phil and Jack play golf;  phone calls about bank robbery 19 22 X X

2/11/51

The founding of Palm Springs

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2/18/51

Jack watches TV

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24

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2/25/51 "I Was Coerced" 19 25 X X

3/4/51

Jack waits for his TV script - goes to the dentist

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26

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3/11/51 Rerun of 3/20/49

3/18/51

Jack listen to radio in bed - talks about last weeks illness

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28

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3/25/51

"Sunset Boulevard"

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29

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4/1/51

Leaving New York to do his tv show - Jack takes Babe Livingstone to the train station

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4/8/51 A visit from the IRS 19 31 X X
4/15/51 IRS returns - at nightclub with Colmans 19 32 X X
4/22/51 Dennis explains facts of life to Beavers 19 33 X X
4/29/51 Nellis Air Base, Las Vegas;  Jack at Flamingo hotel 19 34 X X

5/6/51

Jack reads "I Was Shanghaied"

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35

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5/13/51

Jack prepares for a trip to New York for his 4th tv show

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36

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5/20/51

Cast dissatisfied with their new contracts

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37

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5/27/51

Jack visits the doctor

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38

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6/3/51

Last show of season - Jack introduces the cast - everyone sings the commercial

19

39

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9/16/51

First show of season - Jack returns from U.S.O. trip to Korea

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9/23/51

"Captain Horatio Hornblower"

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9/30/51 Jack writes his song 20 3
10/7/51 Gang enjoys World Series on both TV and radio 20 4
10/14/51 Takes "When You Say I Beg Your Pardon" to publisher 20 5 X X
10/21/51 At Bandbox nightclub to hear Sportsmen 20 6 X X

10/28/51

Jack loses his song

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7

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11/4/51

Guest: George Jessel - George narrates "Jack's Life"

20

8

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11/11/51 Jack Benny show in 1971 20 9
11/18/51 "Saturday's Hero" - football sketch 20

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11/25/51

Jack and Mary see "Golden Girl" with Dennis' mother

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11

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12/2/51 Jack buys cufflinks for Don 20

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12/9/51

Palm Springs murder mystery - the Guadalajara Trio sing Jack's song

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13

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12/16/51 Gets driver's license;  coming home from Palm Springs 20 14
12/23/51 Decorates tree;  gives Ed a kite 20 15 X
12/30/51 To nightclub with French girl 20 16 X X
1/6/52 "Suspense" - Jack works in a bank 20 17 X X

1/13/52

Jack gets a haircut

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1/20/52

Guest: George Burns - George sings Jack's song

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1/27/52 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 20 20
2/3/52 Wolfie Gilbert encourages Jack about his song 20 21 X X
2/10/52 Leaving for New York;  wins turkey 20 22 X X

2/17/52

Jack dreams the New York Symphony plays his song

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2/24/52 Car dealer "Just Plain Bill" 20 24 X X

3/2/52

Guests: Frank Sinatra, George Burns, Groucho Marks, Danny Kaye - Jack's song - broadcast from Palm Springs

20

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3/9/52

"Hospital Nurse" - 4th tv show of the season

20

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3/16/52

IRS pays a visit

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27

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3/23/52

Jack and Mary attend the Academy Awards - Jack tries to sing his song

20

28

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3/30/52

Broadcast from San Diego - Jack relates his Naval career

20

29

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4/6/52

Jack opens his swimming pool - goes to the dentist

20

30

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4/13/52

Jack and Mary walk in the Easter parade

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4/20/52

"All Hands on Deck" - broadcast from San Diego Naval Base

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4/27/52

Guest: Jimmy Stewart - "Bend in the River"

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33

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5/4/52 Jack fixes phonograph, can't find seats at a baseball game 20 34 X

5/11/52

Jack takes the Beavers to the zoo while Roy and Rochester clean

20

35

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5/18/52

"Down on the Farm"

20

36

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5/25/52 LeBlanc translates song into French 20 37 X X

6/1/52

Jack prepares for his trip to London - Jack gets money from Ed in the vault

20

38

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9/14/52

First show of season - Bob Crosby signs contract to replace Phil Harris

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9/21/52

Jack goes shopping with Mary in Scotland

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2

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9/28/52

Guest: Stanley Kramer - "High Noon"

21

3

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10/5/52

"Scoop Benny - Ace Reporter"

21

4

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10/12/52 Louella Parsons comes for interview and dinner 21 5 X X

10/19/52

Jack buys 20th Century Fox

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6

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10/26/52 Louella Parsons coming for interview and dinner 21 7 X X
11/2/52 Jack goes trick-or-treating at the bank 21 8 X X

11/9/52

Jack goes to the doctor for a vitamin shot (rerun 11/7/54)

21

9

11/16/52

Jack reads "The Purple Pirate" (rerun 10/17/54)

21

10

11/23/52 Jack calls Rochester, gets NBC, CA bank, etc. 21 11 X
11/30/52 Thanksgiving;  barefoot butler 21 12 X
12/7/52 "The Happy Time" 21 13 X

12/14/52

Jack buys Don a gopher trap for Christmas

21

14

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12/21/52

Setting up the Christmas tree

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15

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1/4/53 Jack takes Iris Adrian to the Rose Bowl 21 17 X

1/11/53

Guest: Bob Hope - "The Road to Bali"

21

18

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1/18/53

Jack goes to an auction and ends up with an umbrella stand

21

19

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1/25/53

Phone company wants to install a phone - Jack, Mary and Dennis go to the race track

21

20

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2/1/53 Encore performance of "High Noon" with Stanley Kramer 21 21 X

2/8/53

Palm Springs Steak Ride

21

22

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2/15/53

Guest: Bing Crosby - his life story

21

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2/22/53 Beavers do the show (tape copy is rehearsal) 21 24 X X
3/1/53 Pack for New York;  Muriel calls Charlie Bagby 21 25 X X
3/8/53 "Snows of Kilimanjaro" 21 26 X X
3/15/53 Golf game;  discovery of Palm Springs 21 27 X X

3/22/53

A walk through Beverly Hills

21

28

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3/29/53

Mississippi gambler

21

29

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4/5/53 3rd cimeron rolls;  Easter Parade 21 30 X

4/12/53

Missing Heir

21

31

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4/19/53

Bob borrows $500 from Jack

21

32

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4/26/53

Guest: Fred Allen - vaudeville days - broadcast from San Francisco

21

33

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5/3/53 San Francisco, with Gisele MacKenzie; Jack hangs laundry out of hotel window 21 34 X X
5/10/53 San Francisco, with Governor Goodwin Knight;  Jack visiting all the mints 21 35 X X

5/17/53

"I Flew to Mars"

21

36

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5/24/53

Insurance medical exam

21

37

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5/31/53

Jack listens to the Indy 500 on the radio

21

38

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6/7/53

A gondola in Venice - Last show of the season

21

39

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9/13/53

First show of the season - Jack returns from Hawaii

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9/20/53

Return to Paradise

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2

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9/27/53

Jack takes Polly to the psychiatrist (rerun 10/10/54)

22

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10/4/53

Guest:Leo Durocher - Leo and Jack watch the World Series

22

4

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10/11/53

Jack tries to sell his house for $100,000

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5

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10/18/53

Wings of the Hawk

22

6

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10/25/53

Preparing for train trip to New York City

22

7

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11/1/53

A radio D.J. wakes Jack at 4 in the morning - Jack takes a walk

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8

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11/8/53

All American

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11/15/53 Jack goes to Television City in Cadillac 22 10 X X

11/22/53

Dennis imitates people on the phone to Jack

22

11

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11/29/53

Thanksgiving dinner

22

12

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12/6/53

Jack talks about his tv show

22

13

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12/13/53

Jack buys Don dates for Christmas

22

14

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12/20/53 Palm Springs;  Christmas tree is cactus 22 15 X X
1/3/54 Goes to Rose Bowl in Maxwell - scalps ticket 22 17 X X

1/10/54

The Don Wilson story

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1/17/54 Parking ticket - Frank Nelson is judge 22 19 X X
1/24/54 "Shooting of Dan McGrew" 22 20 X
1/31/54 Jack and Sam Goldwyn go to Cinegrill after show 22 21 X X
2/7/54 Mary wears Jane Russell's dress 22 22 X X

2/14/54

Jack's 39th birthday - again

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23

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2/21/54 To station for New York;  man buying ticket does "Istanbul" 22 24 X X
2/28/54 With Chordettes and George Jessell;  Jack's life story 22 25 X X

3/7/54

Jack's big date at the Acme Plaza Hotel - broadcast from New York, New York

22

26

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3/14/54 On Super Chief home;  Roch and sour cream 22 27 X X

3/21/54

Jack listens to "Mean Old Man" on the radio

22

28

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3/28/54

Jack's vegetable garden - "Jack and the Bean Stalk"

22

29

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4/4/54

Dennis wants to join the Air Force - secrets of a psychiatrist

22

30

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4/11/54

Jack hasn't received his new contract

22

31

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4/18/54

Easter parade

22

32

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4/25/54

Jack and cast hold a seance

22

33

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5/2/54

Jack loses $4.75 at the race track

22

34

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5/9/54

A day at the beach

22

35

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5/16/54

Jack takes a date to an underground restaurant

22

36

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5/23/54

Jack's trip to Las Vegas

22

37

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5/30/54 Publicity ideas;  to buy new suit 22 38 X X
6/6/54 Prepares for Dallas;  rube gets rid of milking machine 33 39 X X

 

9/26/54

First show of the season - Dennis is quitting

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10/3/54

"Garden of Evil"

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2

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10/10/54 Rerun of 9/27/53 23 3 X X
10/17/54 Rerun of 11/16/52 23 4 X X

10/24/54

Jack, Don and Dennis go to the drive-in

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5

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10/31/54

Jack tries to fire the Sportsmen

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6

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11/7/54 Rerun of 11/9/52 23 7 X X

11/14/54

Dinner at Don's

23

8

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11/21/54

Jack is sick in bed

23

9

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11/28/54

Jack takes Dennis to the psychiatrist

23

10

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12/5/54

Jack buys oil paints for Don for Christmas

23

11

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12/12/54

Rerun of 12/6/53

23

12

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12/19/54

Rerun of 12/20/53

23

13

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12/26/54

Jack visits a sick Dennis

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14

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1/2/55

The Rose Bowl Parade - broadcast from New York

23

15

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1/9/55

"Elephants' Graveyard"

23

16

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1/16/55

No script

23

17

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1/23/55

Rerun of 1/25/53

23

18

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1/30/55

Jack and Don go to the Beverly Wilshire Health Club

23

19

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2/6/55 Rerun of 5/24/53 23 20 X X

2/13/55

No one remembers Jack's birthday

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21

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2/20/55

Rerun of 2/22/53

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22

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2/27/55

Jack's TV breaks - he tries to get a new one

23

23

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3/6/55 Story of Jack's life 23 24 X X
3/13/55 Rerun of 10/11/53 23 25 X

3/20/55

Jury duty

23

26

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3/27/55

Rerun of 1/24/54

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27

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4/3/55

Ed comes up from the vault

23

28

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4/10/55

Rerun of 4/18/54

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29

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4/17/55

Guest: Bob Hope - Bob and Jack double-date

23

30

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4/24/55

Jack rents his Maxwell to 20th Century Fox

23

31

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5/1/55

Jack's love letters - Jack buys a baseball team

23

32

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5/8/55 Rerun of 5/9/54 23 33 X

5/15/55

Jack paints the house - meets a friend at the train station

23

33

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5/22/55

Last radio broadcast - Twombly, the sound effects man, has difficulty

23

34

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