January 17, 1937 – The Jack Benny / Fred Allen feud continues with Fred claiming that Jack’s violin only had two strings. Plus Jack and the cast continue the Buck Benny saga with a special guest star – Universal Pictures western star Buck Jones.
Plus Andy Devine. and references to William S Hart, Harry Cooper the golfer, and movies “The Good Earth”, Mr.Deeds Goes to Town, and “After The Thin Man”.
January 10, 1937 – After Jack Benny’s little comment last week, Fred Allen really ramps up the feud on his show by asking each of his amateur guests about Jack’s violin playing.
Jack Benny also hosted the Paramount Silver Jubilee for Adolph Zukor. They mention Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, Fred MacMurray and Mary Boland. Plus some older terms – “fright wig” and “setting-up exercises”.