Ronald and Benita Colman

December 9, 1945 – Jack is invited to the Colman’s for dinner. This is the first episode with Ronald and Benita Colman and the second episode of the “I Can’t Stand Jack Benny Because…” contest.

References include the Fred Allen Show’s character Senator Claghorn, the movie “The Man Who Came to Dinner”, the books Charles Darwin’s “Origin of the Species”, and H.G. Wells’ “Anatomy of Frustration” and “The Outline of History”. Plus a couple of excerpts from Jack Benny’s memoir “Sunday Night at Seven”.


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