January 2, 1938 – Leaving for San Francisco Next Week
January 9, 1938 – In San Francisco
January 16, 1938 – Driving Back from San Francisco
January 23, 1938 – Scoop Benny Ace Reporter
January 30, 1938 – The Hurricane
January 30, 1938 – This early EPISODE of the Jack Benny Show is a parody of the movie “The Hurricane”.
February 6, 1938 – Jack Is Late
February 6, 1938 – This is an episode of the Jello Program starring Jack Benny in which they mix up the format. Jack is late, and hilarity ensues!
February 13, 1938 – Best Dressed
In this episode of Jack Benny actor Robert Taylor teaches Jack how to play a love scene by laying a passionate kiss on Mary.
February 20, 1938 – Submarine D-1
A parody of the movie “Submarine D-1” plus they talk about Jack Benny’s age.
February 27, 1938 -Submarine D-1 Part Two
Jack Benny and his cast are joined by Andy Devine to conclude their version of the movie “Submarine D-1”.
March 6, 1938 – Don Wilson’s 15th Radio Anniversary
March 13, 1938 – Death in the Night Club
March 20, 1938 – Leaving for New York
March 27, 1938 – Fred Allen & Kate Smith
April 3, 1938 – Returning to Hollywood
April 10, 1938 – A Yank at Oxford
April 17, 1938 – At the Circus
April 24, 1938 – Snow White and the Seven Gangsters
Walt Disney meets Edward G Robinson in Jack Benny’s “Snow White and the Seven Gangsters”
May 1, 1938 – Home Under Construction
In this EPISODE from 1938 they debate wether or not Jack Benny is considered a movie star like the silent film comedian Harold Lloyd.
May 8, 1938 – Mother’s Day Show
It’s Mother’s Day and Jack Benny considers himself the mother bird of the cast in this EPISODE of The Jack Benny Program.
May 15, 1938 – Murder in the Library
This is an earlier EPISODE of The Jack Benny Program with some fun banter and a murder mystery skit.
May 22, 1938 – Tom Sawyer Part 1
Jack Benny plays Tom Sawyer and Mary Livingstone plays his sweetheart Becky Thatcher in this EPISODE from 1938.
May 29, 1938 – Tom Sawyer Part 2
In this EPISODE of the Jack Benny Show we learn that Phil Harris loves to ride a riverboat at night.
June 5, 1938 – Tom Sawyer Part 3
In this EPISODE Mary Livingstone jokes about a Ouija board, and Jack plays Tom Sawyer.
June 12, 1938 – Artists and Models Abroad
Mary Livingstone’s funny delivery is the highlight of this early episode, even though she does’t have very big part.
June 19, 1938 – Back Home in Indiana
Mary Livingstone sings a song and giggles when Jack joins in! EPISODE from 1938.
June 26, 1938 – Last Show of the Season
Gat the latest gossip from Louella Parsons in this EPISODE from 1938.
October 2, 1938 – Lux Radio Theater
Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone talk about appearing on the radio show Lux Radio Theatre in the play “Seven Keys to Baldpate”.
In this EPISODE Jack Benny plays a doctor trying to prove that mosquitoes cause the spread of Yellow Fever.
October 16, 1938 – Farewell to Old Studio
In this EPISODE they mention the old age pension plan that they hoped would get the US out of the depression.
October 23, 1938 – Algiers
October 30, 1938 – Halloween Party
In this EPISODE Jack Benny throws a Halloween party. Broadcasting from the new NBC studio.
November 6, 1938 – The Crowd Roars
November 13, 1938 – Jack Steals a Girl from Phil Harris
November 20, 1938 – Too Hot to Handle
November 27, 1938 – Flash Benny Football Coach
December 4, 1938 – Murder at the Movies
In this EPISODE Jack Benny ribs Mary about another one of her hats.
December 11, 1938 – Christmas Shopping in New York
In this EPISODE from 1938 Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone are in New York where they go shopping for Christmas.
December 18, 1938 – Returning to Hollywood
December 25, 1938 – Jack’s Christmas Open House
One thought on “The Jack Benny Program 1938”
January 8, 1948 broadcast of the Burns and Allen show had Jack Benny as a guest. He and George pretend to be gypsies as Mary has suggested in the June 26, 1938 Benny Show. Funny how the ideas worked out together.