Jack tries to repair the sidewalk in front of his house. The guest star is Basil Rathbone; Dennis Day sings "Long Ago and Far Away".
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Monday, April 29, 2013
Liz tries to talk George into vacationing at the lake this year, instead of going on a hunting trip.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
In the spirit of wartime conservation, McGee tries to breathe life into his old straw hat.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Friday, April 26, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Molly wants McGee out of the house so that she can clean it, but he's having trouble getting a ride to the Elks lodge.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Because of the post-war housing shortage, someone is moving a disused streetcar onto a vacant lot to live in, and a petition is created to stop it.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
On a windy day, McGee's boasts get him into trouble when he's corralled into making a dress for Molly.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The cast races to complete their sketch after running over the past two weeks. Frank Sinatra and Samuel Goldwyn are guests.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
McGee's cousin Salvadore comes for an extended visit (and many extended meals), and in return, fixes up Molly's antique table.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Jack's violin lessons disturb neighbor Ronald Colman's rehearsal. When Colman complains, Jack thinks they're fighting, and calls gossip columnist Louella Parsons with the scoop. The Colmans are delightful as always, and Mel Blanc once again plays Benny's violin teacher, Professor LeBlanc.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Friday, April 12, 2013
McGee gets a new pipe of questionable quality, and has trouble getting it lit.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Gracie's upset that George reads cowboy dime novels, and tries to get him to read weightier fare.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A pair of faculty members visit the Halls and announce that they've gotten married. Trouble is, it's against the rules for married couples to serve on the faculty together.
Monday, April 8, 2013
While preparations are being made for Easter, McGee builds a telescope and discovers a comet. Frank Nelson has a small part near the end of the episode as a radio announcer.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
With baseball season starting, plans are made to build a baseball field the local children can use.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The cast become the "Jell-O Kids" in order to compete against the Quiz Kids. "Quiz Kids" was a popular show from Chicago; precocious kids answered questions that would stump many adults, while being cute and clever.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Thursday, April 4, 2013
McGee can't wait to tell everyone all about his bout with pneumonia in the hospital.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
While planning a weekend at the lake with Mr. Boynton after making him choose between her and a society girl, Connie begins to wonder if the plot of "An American Tragedy" is being played out.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Louella Parsons interviews Jack at home on the same night that he's having the cast over for a dinner party.
Louella Parsons was a gossip columnist for the Hearst papers. Her main competitor was Hedda Hopper; the two were the most prominent gossip columnists during the mid-20th Century.
The show starts with a repeat of the tour bus gag; Frank Nelson plays the husband half of a couple on the bus.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Liz plays an April Fool's joke on George by planting a lipstick-stained handkerchief in his pocket, so that she can find it and accuse him, but someone else has the same idea.