January 5, 1947 – Bogie and Bacall
In this EPISODE of Jack Benny from 1947 Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall are the guests in a recreation of the movie “To Have and Have Not” that goes awry.
January 12, 1947 – Burns and Allen Tune In
In this EPISODE of The Jack Benny Program George Burns and Gracie Allen visit. Listen to find out why Gracie tries to kiss Jack.
January 19, 1947 – Boris Karloff
January 19, 1947 – Most of this episode is recycled from March 1946, only with horror movie actor Boris Karloff.
In this EPISODE from 1947 Jack Benny announces he is changing his name to something more dignified, John Benny. Then they do a skit based on the movie “Margie”.
February 2, 1947 – It’s a Wonderful Life
After seeing “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the movies Jack Benny meets and angel who shows him what it would be like if he had never been born. They also happen to run into Frank Capra, in this EPISODE from 1947.
February 9, 1947 – What Happens After the Show Goes off the Air
February 16, 1947 – Birthday Dinner Party
In this EPISODE Jack Benny hosts a dinner party for his birthday with Isaac Stern the violinist, actor Ronald Colman.
February 23, 1947 – Jack Fires The Sportsmen
In this memoirs Jack Benny said that he was particularly proud of his timing in this episode.
March 2, 1947 – Quartet Has Been Fired
In this EPISODE we find out what happens after Jack Benny fires the Sportsman quartet. The sponsor is not happy.
March 9, 1947 – Replacement Quartet
In this EPISODE Jack Benny on his violin is compared to the latest horror movie in theaters.
March 13, 1947 – Jack Benny Hosts 1947 Oscars
Listen to this BONUS EPISODE of the 19th Academy Awards Ceremony hosted by Jack Benny.
March 16, 1947 – After the Oscars
in this EPISODE Jack Benny introduces his new quartet – Dennis Day, Andy Russell, Dick Haymes and Bing Crosby.
March 23, 1947 – Sportsmen Quartet is Back
In this EPISODE from 1947 Mary Livingstone is gardening and Jack Benny silently wonders if he can use Vigoro Plant Grow on his head.
April 6, 1947 – Samuel Goldwyn
It’s Easter Day! After an egg hunt, Jack Benny goes to pitch a movie idea to producer Samuel Goldwyn.
April 13, 1947 – Jack Fixes a Phonograph
Listen to the intro to this EPISODE for a clipping from a Newsweek cover story about Jack Benny
Right now Jack Benny is the funniest man on radio.
-Newsweek March 31, 1947
April 20, 1947 – The Egg and I
April 27, 1947 – Tickets for the Colmans
In this EPISODE Jack Benny is getting ready for his stage tour and drops off tickets to his program for Ronald and Benita Colman.
May 4, 1947 – To the Train Station for Chicago
May 11, 1947 – Marjorie Reynolds
May 18, 1947 – Al Jolson
May 25, 1947 – Fred Allen and Jack Paar
October 5, 1947 – Jack Is Back from Sun Valley Vacation
October 12, 1947 – Jack Fixes Breakfast
Jack Benny is on the green in this EPISODE from 1947.
October 26, 1947 – Seventh Hole at Hillcrest Country Club
November 2, 1947 – Dark Passage
Jack Benny take on the Humphrey Bogart role in “Dark Passage” as fugitive who must change his face.
November 9, 1947 – Costume Party
Dennis Day impersonates Ronald Coleman in one of the laugh out loud funniest episodes ever!
November 16, 1947 – Jack’s Driver’s License
In this EPISODE Jack Benny goes to get his driver’s license renewed.
November 23, 1947 – Movie of Jack’s Life
November 30, 1947 – Turkey Dream
December 7, 1947 – Violin Lesson
December 14, 1947 – Sprained Ankle
December 21, 1947 – Last Minute Christmas Shopping
December 28, 1947 – 1947 Review
In this New Years EPISODE of Jack Benny they mention the “New Look” in fashion from 1947.