Fred Allen's Town Hall News of the Week, Portland describes her papas' new inventions, The Mighty Allen Art Players perform a murder mystery starring the detective One Long Pan, Fred jokes about Jack Benny, a man plays music with drinking glasses, and an escape artist.
Ronald Coleman stars in the Hallmark production of Jules Vernes Around the World in 80 Days. Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager set by his friends at the Reform Club.
Guest starring is motion picture villain Porter Hall. Western music from Roy Rogers, Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers, the Farr Brothers, and Pat Friday. Roy and Porter tell the tale of Pecos Bill.
Bergen tells Charlie he has a crush on Ginny Simms, and wants Charlie to
help him impress her. Abbott and Costello pay a visit and argue over
mustard. Charlie tries to get Walter Brennan to appear in a USO show
Charlie and his pals are putting on.
Danny Thomas is criticized by Don Ameche because he has no class. On the
Bickersons, the battling couple continues to argue about Johns'
snoring. Blanche bets the rent money on a horse and wins by default.
Fred spends time ribbing the latest Jack Benny program. News of the Week. Portland tells of her picnic with mama at the race track. Guest Jack Haley tells Fred vaudeville has returned. Fred explains why there is no sketch for the Texaco Workshop Players.
Mike Shane is hired by a woman to find her runaway niece, right before another man wants to hire him to find the same girl. Mike keeps sighting the girl but keeps losing her, and when he finally catches up to her, finds out he's been looking for the wrong girl.
A man framed for murder and sent to prison becomes ill after several years, and thought to be dead. He is sent to an island cemetery for burial, but upon arrival, he revives, and proceeds to take revenge on those who convicted him.
Starring Boris Karloff. A man who claims to have exceptional hearing is bothered by the attitude of the man he lives with, so he kills him and hides him under the floor. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
The first episode of this series finds Jack Packard (of I Love a Mystery), summoned to a mysterious meeting held by a group calling themselves 'The 21 Old Men of 10 Gramercy Park', who seek to convince him to work for them in the cause of international peace.
His first assignment is to prevent a secret formula from falling into the wrong hands.