October 4, 1942 – Jack Takes Two Cadets To Barbara Stanwyck. Don still calls the new sponsor “Grapes Nuts Flakes”, they again listen to their favorite soap opera “The Heartaches of Sally Sutton” Jack is getting ready to give the Maxwell away for scrap in support of the war effort.
References include Bromo-Seltzer in the blue glass bottles, coal minor’s union man John L Lewis, Red Cross blood donation, bandleader Paul Whitman, and the song “Jingle Jangle Jingle”.
October 4, 1942 – Jack Rounds up the Gang in the Maxwell. It’s the first show for Grape Nuts and Grape Nuts Flakes.
In this episode they mention the “Share Your Car” campaign. Jack’s toupee is compared to the iconic hair of Veronica Lake. Jack sings (“I Got Spurs That) Jingle Jangle Jingle” plus Fibber McGee, the Aldrich Family, Bing Crosby and soap operas.
February 20, 1949 – Jack Benny is planning to do his movie “The Horn Blows at Midnight” on The Ford Theater radio program. Jack Warner of the Warner Brothers Studio calls to try and talk him out if it.
References include Al Jolson, Sam Goldwyn, William Paley, Clark Gable, Jane Russell, movies “The Adventures of Don Juan”, “Life with Father”, “Key Largo”, “John Loves Mary”, “Johnny Belinda”, and “The Treasure of Sierra Madre” and the song “The Dance of the Hours”.