How Jack Found Phil (Nebraska Admiral)

April 1, 1945 – Jack Benny has received the honorary title of “Admiral in the Great Navy of the State of Nebraska” and it’s going to his head. Then he tells the story of how he found Phil Harris in 1935. We also find out how he met his girlfriend who sings “My Melancholy Baby”.

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Barbara Stanwyck (Mairzy Doats)

March 19, 1944 – Dennis dreams he has his own show. Barbara Stanwyck is the guest star.

References include the Merry Mac’s hit song “Mairzy Doats”, Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, Henry Morgenthau, Paul Lukas, Dorothy Lamour, Nelson Eddie and Jeanette MacDonald, Gypsy Rose Lee and more.

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Twenty Questions

March 14, 1954 – A recycled script from November 5, 1950. On the train to Los Angeles Jack benny and the gang are playing 20 questions.

They mention actors Humphrey Bogart, Jimmy Stuart, Gary Cooper and Walter Pigeon. They reference the commercial jingles “How are you fixed for blades” and Pepsi cola. They mention Jack’s January TV episode with Liberace, and more!

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Jack Benny vs Fred Allen

March 14, 1937 – From the Hotel Peirre in New York Jack benny Faces off against Fred Allen in the Fight of the Century! Plus Mary Livingstone Sings.

References include the songs “There’s an Old Spinning Wheel in the Parlor” and “A Fine Romance”, Ben Bernie, Guy Lombardo, Bing Crosby, Laurence Tibbitt, Noel Coward, Clark Gable, Robert Tayor, Lionel Barrymore, Andy Devine, Boris Karloff, Ripley’s, and the Anheuser Bush Brewery.

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