January 2, 1944 – New Years Eve
This day in 1944 Jack Benny and friends look back on the year with the allegory of The World Series: The Axis vs The Allies.
In this EPISODE Jack Benny takes home his new pet camel. The camel sounds are performed by a young Stan Freberg in his only appearance on the Jack Benny show.
January 16, 1944 – From Camp El Toro California
January 23, 1944 – From Camp Muroc California
January 30, 1944 – The Horns Blows at Midnight
In this EPISODE Jack Benny fights for a love scene in his upcoming movie “The Horn Blows at Midnight”.
February 6, 1944 – From Terminal Island
February 13, 1944 – From March Field
February 20, 1944 – Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx is the guest on this EPISODE of Jack Benny from 1944.
February 27, 1944 – Hollywood Canteen
March 5, 1944 – Now Cut That Out!
In this episode Jack Benny responds to Fred Allen calling him “The Surrey With No Fringe On Top”. It’s also the first time Jack says NOW CUT THAT OUT!
March 12, 1944 – Live at Air Base
In this EPISODE Jack Benny and the gang are live at a Navy air base near San Fransisco.
March 19, 1944 – Barbara Stanwyck
Dennis dreams he has his own show. Barbara Stanwyck is the guest star. References include the Merry Mac’s hit song “Mairzy Doats”.
April 2, 1944 – Louella Parsons
Gossip columnist Louella Parsons is expected to visit for an interview with Jack benny.
April 9, 1944 – Repairing Jack’s Sidewalk
April 16, 1944 – Bob Hope’s Brother
April 16, 1944 – The Bob Hope Show Parody. Jack benny and the gang are broadcasting from Stockton Airfield in San Joaquin county.
April 23, 1944 – Dennis Leaves for the Navy
Broadcasting from Vancouver BC, Canada. This is his last episode before Dennis Day leaves for the Navy.
April 28, 1944 – The Life Story of Jack Benny
This is the last EPISODE sponsored by Grape Nuts Flakes in which Phil Harris sings “G.I. Jive”.
May 21, 1944 – Split Personality
Funny EPISODE of the Jack Benny Show. The death of a fictional gangster and “Sympathy Cough Syrup. Remember, Sympathy spelled backwards is Yhtapmys”
Jack Benny at Camp Adair, Oregon in May 14, 1944. Listen to this EPISODE for the infantry.
October 1, 1944 – New Sponsor Lucky Strike
In this wartime EPISODE Jack Benny compares himself to General Patton. Jack is just back from entertaining the troops with the USO.
October 8, 1944 – Frank Sinatra Offered Dennis’ Job
Frank Sinatra is a guest on this EPISODE from 1944. Plus Jack Benny tries to tip with expired ration tokens.
October 15, 1944 – From Gardner Field Taft California
November 5, 1944 – The Mentalist
Jack Benny visits Dunninger the mentalists and finds a news singer, Larry Stevens.
November 19, 1944 – From Corona Naval Hospital
November 26, 1944 – How Jack and the Gang Spent Thanksgiving Day
December 3, 1944 – Jack Gets Mad and Goes Home
December 10, 1944 – From San Bernardino California
December 17, 1944 – Meeting Frank Sinatra in the Drugstore
December 24, 1944 – Trimming a Tree
December 31, 1944 – Jack Resolves to Be Friends with Fred Allen