Thursday, August 28, 2014

You Bet Your Life - February 28, 1959

Groucho meets a woman from Java and the son of a silent movie star, and then a Japanese woman and a man who preforms a "strong man" act.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Phil Harris/Alice Faye - February 26, 1950 - Wabash Avenue

Phil is disappointed with his treatment in his recent movie, "Wabash Avenue", so he and Frankie decide to make their own movie.

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Great Gildersleeve - February 25, 1948 - Be Kind to Birdie

Gildy tries to score points with his new next-door neighbor, but he suspects she has designs on Birdie's services.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Duffy's Tavern - February 23, 1951 - Job Opening

The bar is hiring, and a prizefighter is sent to Duffy’s Tavern by an employment agency to interview for a waiter’s job.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Jack Benny - February 22, 1948 - House in Palm Springs

Jack decides to build a house in Palm Springs. Frank Nelson plays the construction supervisor, and guest star Frank Sinatra plays a carpenter. Dennis Day sings "Serenade Of The Bells".

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Fred Allen - February 21, 1940 - The Missing Cat

The news item of the week is the recent snowstorm The Mighty Allen Art Players perform "The Missing Cat". When a society lady loses her pampered kitty, she calls for the extremely politically incorrect (in today's terms) Chinese detective, One Long Pan.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Great Gildersleeve - February 19, 1947 - Substitute Secretary

Gildy's secretary calls in sick with a toothache, and sends her sister from New York in as a substitute.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bob Hope - February 17, 1948 - Fred Astaire

In a sketch, Bob looks for the mayor of Woodland Hills. Guest Fred Astaire discusses his upcoming movie "Easter Parade", and he and Bob play struggling performers in another sketch.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

You Bet Your Life - February 16, 1949 - Unedited

Groucho interviews a couple celebrating their 50th anniversary, a housewife and an ambulance driver, and a newsboy and a city editor.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Our Miss Brooks - August 14, 1955 - Sneaky Peekers

A replica of Rodin's "The Thinker" is ordered for the Founder's Day celebration, but instead "The Kiss" is delivered.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

My Favorite Husband - August 13, 1948 - The Charity Bazaar Kissing Booth

George and Liz both think helping out the local charity bazaar is a great idea, until each finds out that the other one volunteered to run a kissing booth.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Burns & Allen - August 12, 1940 - Gold Rush Gracie

George and Gracie perform their version of the 1940 film Gold Rush Maisie, called Gold Rush Gracie.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Our Miss Brooks - February 11, 1951 - Business Course

As they compete for the attentions of Mr. Boynton, Connie and Miss Enright both campaign to teach a business course.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Jack Benny - February 10, 1946 - Eddie Cantor

In a show originating from Palm Springs, Jack tries to get Eddie Cantor to rent his house to Jack. Frank Nelson plays a waiter.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Bob Hope - August 9, 1943 - Dorothy Lamour / Paulette Goddard / Veronica Lake

In a show performed at an Army ordinance supply base, Bob furnishes the soldiers with some eye candy in the persons of Dorothy Lamour, Paulette Goddard and Veronica Lake.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Fibber McGee & Molly - February 8, 1944 - Waiting for Ice Cream Delivery at Kramer's

After tiring of trying to make their own ice cream, the McGees decide to go down to Kramer's drug store and wait for the ice cream delivery.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Fred Allen - February 6, 1949 - Bert Lahr

The question of the day is about the recent drop in prices. Later, Fred meets Bert Lahr at a television rehearsal.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Jack Benny - February 5, 1950 - From NY - Trying to Find Rochester

In a broadcast from New York to benefit the Heart Fund, Jack phones all over Harlem looking for Rochester, who's out on the town. Dennis Day sings "Dear Hearts and Gentle People".

Monday, August 4, 2014

My Favorite Husband - August 4, 1949 - Speech for Civic Organization

After trying to impress a guest by agreeing with everything he says, Liz finds herself invited to speak to his civic group.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Fibber McGee & Molly - February 3, 1948 - Fibber Makes a New Table Lamp

McGee see a magazine article showing how to make a lamp from a spittoon and resolves to make one, over Molly's objections.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014