How Jack Benny Met Fred Allen

January 15, 1950 – Fred Allen is the guest star on The Jack Benny Program, but he is late. This was during the time when The Fred Program was not on the air.

They reference Phil Harris’ show on NBC and Don Wilson’s “Dreer Poosen” flub. They also mention Groucho Marx, Milton Berle, Mory Amsterdam, and Danny Kaye who was starring in “The Inspector General”. Plus, Los Angeles Golf Open with Ben Hogan and Sam Sneed, the New York water shortage, Beeman’s Pepsin chewing gum, the Miss America pageant and the song “Some Enchanted Evening”.


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