The World in Review reports on the crowded rooming house situation. Fred interviews a man who works at the Statue of Liberty. The Question Of The Week for the Round Table is "Do you think mother-in-law jokes should be stopped?" The Might Allen Art Players present a drama called "Admiral Allen Was Leading A Dog's Life, So They Left Him At The Pole."
Fred and Tallulah perform a Breakfast Radio Show sketch. Fred tries to teach Tallulah how to become a success in radio. Tallulah does a monologue about a woman calling a man for date. The whole cast gets to go to Duffy's Tavern, when Tallulah's blind date turns out to be Archie the manager. Ed Wynn explains the opera "Carmen".
Vincent Price stars in this tale of a group of fortune seekers in the dangerous jungles of South America searching for valuable Uranium. No sooner than they find their prize, greed takes over and they try to cheat each other.
A rescue ship arrives on a distant plant to save the survivor of a previous expedition. The survivor relates the tale of his 22 years on the planet with apparently two local species, one being human and the other slimy creatures who seem to him a danger to the human inhabitants, and wants the rescue crew to help destroy the creatures.
The Texaco News discusses higher meat prices. Fred interviews Broadway restauranteur Lindy Lindemann. Kenny Baker claims he was captured by Indians. The Texaco Workshop Players present "Milk", where does it come from?
Jack talks about a new movie he'll be in that captures the "True Benny", but Mary has her own idea for a movie for Jack. Jack and the cast perform a play called "Behind The Front Page" or "Scoop Benny Scoop."
A man returns from the sea to find his fiancee planning to marry another man. After he talks with her, she agrees to call off the marriage and marry him, but later he is attacked by an old haunted mill and then disappears.
After Archie takes Nero on a very rare trip outside, to his favorite flower shop, Archie discovers the body of a ruthless businessman hidden there among the lilies. The body disappears before he can show it to Nero, and when visiting the dead mans home, Archie finds it again, and loses it again.
Fibber McGee And Molly star in this production, involving a couple where the wife tries to inspire her husband to get ahead in the world. After the wife insists on making her husband dress up for work, a series of circumstances result in his losing his job and then being appointed the Commissioner of Parks by a shady businessman.
Ronald Colman stars in this adaptation of the classic Lost Horizon, a story about the survivors of a plane crash in the mountains of Tibet, and are saved when they make their way to the mystical Lamasery of Shangri-La.
A recovering shell-shocked veteran goes to Boston to meet old friends, only to get lost in a thick fog. He meets a frantic woman in the fog and walks with her until she runs into a house. Worried, he follows after her, only to find she's been murdered.
Fred interviews college students for News of the Week. Fred interviews a famous press agent and learns how to make someone a star. Kenny Baker tries to get a summer job at Coney Island. The Texaco Workshop Players present The Saga Of The Great American Drugstore.
Jimmy goes to a record studio to pick up a Popularity Award, to find that the disc jockey is Boris Karloff. Boris invites Jimmy to his home for the weekend to show Jimmy what a gentle man he really is.
Rudy interviews Elsa Maxwell about her visit to the castle of Baron Rothschild. Douglas Montgomery and Shirley Booth perform the play Three Diamond Bid. Rudy introduces the first radio appearance of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Cornelia Otis Skinner performs a Christmas play.
Orson Welles stars as a man who never wanted to gamble until he hears about an old woman who knows the secret of always winning at cards. He becomes obsessed with getting the secret from her to the point of murder.
The World In Review presents a series of amateur poets. Fred interviews Elmer the "spirit" of the New York World's Fair. The Round Table discusses: "Do you think that shorts and scanty costumes should be worn only at the beaches, or can people dress as they see fit in town?" The Mighty Allen Art Players are interrupted by two listeners who have complaints about radio. *Incomplete.
Kate Smith sings "How About You?". Henny Youngman tells a number of quick jokes. Barry Wood sings "It's Going To Be A Great Day". Ed Gardner does a routine as Archie of Duffy's Tavern about a pitcher with two heads. The studio audience sings "Keep The Home Fires Burning". Ted Husing gives the sports news. Robert Benchley discusses the facts of life.
Fred and Portland take a walk down Main Street asking people, including Phil Harris, how much coffee they drink. Fred visits Jack Haley about a television program. Jack and Fred do an opera about a traveling salesman and the farmer's daughter.