Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Great Gildersleeve - April 30, 1944 - Gildy Engaged to Eve

Gildy is concerned about his relationship with Eve because she won't say if she'll still marry him if he loses his campaign to become mayor.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

You Bet Your Life - April 28, 1954

Groucho meets athlete and future politician Bob Mathias and his wife, a businessman and businesswoman, and a dog show judge and a farmer.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Jack Benny - April 27, 1947 - The Colmans Ride in Jack's Car

Before he leaves on a trip to Chicago, Jack gives the Colmans a ride to the studio to see his show. Jack also announces that he will be traveling to Texas to give benefit shows for the Texas City disaster victims.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Bob Hope - April 26, 1949 - Richmond, Virginia

In a show from Richmond, Doris Day sings "My Dream Is Yours". In a sketch, the cast re-enacts the settlement of Virginia.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Fibber McGee & Molly - April 25, 1944 - Job Offer As a Cannery Executive

McGee drops everything and plans to move to beautiful Portland, Oregon after receiving a telegram from his cousin asking him to run a string of canneries.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Jack Benny - April 23, 1950 - Beavers Kids Club Spoof the Benny Show

The Beverly Hills Beavers, the kids club in which Jack is a member, put on their version of the Benny show, with the children mimicking all the cast members. This premise was performed again on the episode of 2/22/53.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Our Miss Brooks - April 22, 1951 - New School TV Set

When a collection agency pursues faculty members, Connie and Mr. Boynton decide to put up the school's new TV set as collateral.

Monday, April 20, 2015

You Bet Your Life - April 20, 1949 - Unedited

Groucho meets a bachelor and a spinster, a telephone operator and a housewife, and an antique dealer and a dealer in war surplus materials.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Jack Benny - April 19, 1942 - Don's Play

The gang eats at the drugstore across the street from the studio. Frank Nelson once again plays Virgil, the sound man. Dennis Day sings "I Remember You". Later, a play Don has written is performed.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Halls of Ivy - April 18, 1951 - Romiette and Julio

The school drama club wants to perform a modern rewrite of Shakespeare called "Romiette and Julio".

Friday, April 17, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Dennis Day - April 16, 1947 - Marriage Counselor

Dennis visits a marriage counselor (Cathy Lewis) to find out if he and Mildred are compatible with each other.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Jack Benny - April 15, 1951 - The IRS Visits Jack

For the second week in a row, Jack is visited by IRS agents who can't believe he spent so little money on potential deductions. Later, Jack takes the Beavers to the circus.

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Jack Benny - April 11, 1943 - Jack Returns after Illness

Jack returns to the show after a five week absence, and Frank Nelson plays Jack's doctor. Dennis Day sings "We Mustn't Say Goodbye."

Friday, April 10, 2015

Our Miss Brooks - April 10, 1955 - Tears for Mr. Boynton

Mrs. Davis suggests to Connie that Mr. Boynton might feel romantically towards her if she acts more vulnerable, so Connie begins having crying fits.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Fibber McGee & Molly - April 9, 1946 - Salvador McGee

McGee's cousin Salvador, an artist, is coming for a visit. This inspires McGee to take up painting.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Jack Benny - April 7, 1940 - Jack Revives Buck Benny after 3 Years

With a new Buck Benny movie in the pipeline, the cast performs a Buck Benny sketch after a long hiatus. Dennis Day sings a song from the new movie.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Fred Allen - April 4, 1943 - Jimmy Durante/Looking for Umbriago

When Fred is accused of renting a room in violation of rent ceilings, Jimmy Durante waits for his friend Umbriago to defend him.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Jack Benny - April 3, 1938 - Returning to Hollywood

George Jessel hosts the show while Jack is late getting back to Hollywood, while we hear Jack and Rochester on the train.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Fibber McGee & Molly - April 1, 1941 - Missing Car Fender

Molly brings the car home missing a fender, and has to keep McGee from seeing the car until Gildersleeve can replace the fender for her.