Gildy has absolutely no intention of doing anything but resting this holiday, in spite of pressure to go to Grass Lake, from Leroy, Marjorie, and Judge Hooker, so naturally he gives in and they all go.
Jack and Rochester pick up Mary for a trip to the Santa Anita race track. Dennis Day is there, and explains his system of picking a horse. Then Jack meets up with Ronald and Benita Coleman, who aren't very happy to see him. Jack tries to convince Ronald to bet on the same horse as he.
In the 18th century, the practice of unlawfully supplying the medical profession with cadavers for surgical study, is the theme of this tale. After failing to acquire a fresh body for their client, a team of body snatchers devise another plan.
Charlie and Edgar hitch up the trailer and go on vacation, stopping at a trailer park run by Jack Benny. Gary Crosby sings "But Not For Me'. Professor Kirkwood discusses how to make money at home with his 'Print it Yourself Kit'. Special guest F. W. Hodge, expert on the American Indian.
Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd
The program begins with an important bulletin about the Korean conflict. During World War 2, an agent of the Office of Strategic Services is sent on a mission deep into Japanese occupied Siam to contact the Underground for aide in rescuing an American prisoner.
Maj. Gen. William J. Donovan poses with members of the OSS Operational Groups, forerunners of today’s U.S special operations forces, at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., which served as the primary OSS training facility. OSS Society photo.
Robert Benchley guest stars with Fred to dissect humor and the professional humorist. The Question of the Week on Freds' Round Table is....Should married couples take their vacations alone? The Mighty Allen Art Players do a sketch about Professor Allens' Mental Clinic.
A man translating Egyptian hieroglyphics at a museum, falls asleep to find himself locked in after hours. He encounters a man near a mummys' case, who claims he is 3,500 years old. A story from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
During the inspection of a Egyptian tomb that was disassembled in Egypt and reassembled at the City Museum along with the mummy, a curse kills 3 men at once, then a 4th enters the tomb and dies in spite of a warning from the Shadow.
Jimmys' guest host is Bob Hope. Peggy Lee sings "I'll Dance At Your Wedding" and "The Gentleman Is A Dope". Victor Moore replaces Bing Crosby in a skit with Bob in the greatest Road story of them all; "The Road To Pismo Beach".
A stage actress seeks help from Vance when she receives a threat of death if she makes the next nights performance. She decides against performing, but when her understudy is murdered, she has to perform after all, but Vance lays a trap.
The manager of Dean and Jerry give them a tip about a potential sponsor for their show, but the man only agrees to sponsor the show if they change the format from comedy to mystery. Later, the boys try and get Peter Lorrie to join their show to help them do a mystery program.
The Texaco Star Theater celebrates Jack Bennys' 10th anniversary on the radio, with a series of other events that took place 10 years before. The former Mayor of Waukegan visits to talk about other celebrities from his home town. Fred heads to Harlem to visit Amos and Andy, who are glad to honor the star of the Jello Program; Rochester, with a tribute. The Texaco Workshop presents "The Highlights of a Lowlife" or "Benny Marches On".
Starring Tallulah Bankhead,with guests Groucho Marx, Fanny Brice, Jane Powell, Frankie Laine, Frank Lovejoy, John Agar, Jane Wyatt, Meredith Willson. In honor of Armistice Day, a story of World War 2; A Portrait of Men at War. Baby Snooks asks Tallulah how to become an actress. Groucho sings "Some Enchanted Evening". Tallulah recites Dorothy Parkers' Sentiment. Groucho does "You Bet Your Life" with Baby Snooks and Daddy.
Host Nelson Olmsted reads the tale of man who was a bank president, but now is a federal prisoner on his way to prison by train. Suddenly, a train wreak finds him free to escape, but his one persistent problem; getting rid of his handcuffs.
Nero Wolfe gets a visit from a woman who claims that her boss has disappeared, but Wolfe refuses to help and sends her away, believing she was lying. Later, Archie investigates her story on his own to discover that not only has the boss returned and expressed interest in hiring Wolfe, but now the woman has disappeared. Wolfe calls the man in time to hear his murder.
The gang are all packing for their trip to New York. Mary Livingstone isn't on the show, but her sister Babe will be traveling with Jack on her way home. At the station Jack meets Mr. Kitzel, and the racetrack tout. Mrs. Day brings Dennis to the station and warns Jack not to lead Dennis astray while in New York.
Holmes and Watson are in Scotland to stay at run down tenement in the Old Town near Edinburgh Castle. Holmes has reason to believe his rival, Professor Moriarty, may have taken up residence in the Old Town. Upon arrival, Holmes tells Watson of the mysterious events that have taken place there, that have driven most occupants away, of ghosts and the devil playing bagpipes.
Guests Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, and Charles Laughton Join Dorothy on the show. Dorothy sings "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm". Charles and Dorothy play a married couple where the wife henpecks her husband in a skit. Dorothy sings "Hold Me". Jerry thinks Dorothy is his ideal dream girl. Dean sings "Tarra Ta-Larra Ta-Lar".
This was an unaired pilot radio episode edited from from their TV episode "Breaking the Lease".
The Ricardos and the Mertzes get into a big argument and the Ricardos decide to move out, but first they have to break their lease by becoming undesirable tenants. Starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley.
Fred shows what happens when employees can inspect the books of their employers. Fred meets the head window cleaner of the Empire State building. A segment on child spanking. The Mighty Allen Art Players present a hillbilly play entitled The Laziest Man in the World. [Last few minutes missing]
Beginning with a short story of how Charlie and Edgar got their first break from "His Excellency" Rudy Vallee. Along with Rudy, Don Ameche, Dorothy Lamour, Ray Noble and his orchestra, Mortimer Snerd, Nelson Eddy and others join to celebrate the 10th anniversary.