Dorothy and guest Brian Donlevy perform in a skit about a loving radio breakfast show couple, who are at each others throats off the air. Dorothy does a detective skit with Kay Kyser who plays the Deuce of Spades, Sam Spade's brother.
Charlie rearranged the living room furniture, and broke a priceless Chinese vase. Charlie messed up the kitchen making donuts and pies. Mortimer is in the shoe shine business. Jane Powell sings "Oh What A Beautiful Morning." Charlie has hired Cecil B Demille to produce a play at his Barn Theater.
Bergen has a real-life cold during the broadcast, and so he and both Charlie and Mortimer sound a bit off.
A small time private detective seeks and fails to persuade Poirot to assist him in finding a missing woman for his client. Meanwhile the police are investigating the murder of a nurse, and Poirot believes the murder and the missing woman are somehow connected.
Bud gets embarrassed at school and decides he's not going back and wants to get a job. Instead of getting upset, Jim has a plan to persuade Bud to go back to school on his own, by hiring him as a handyman and overworking him.
Edward R Murrow hosts and narrates this first program in the series of 'Hear It Now.' Murrow begins with a description of the tragic events currently taking place in Korea when Chinese forces overran the United Nation's Forces, followed by the UN reaction and events and attitudes in the US as a result of the escalation. World and entertainment news also included along with more war news.
Charlie has become a printer, printing up phony report cards. Professor of Gremlinology Bill Thompson, discusses a new species of Gremlin he calls Gremities, a cross between gremlins and termites. Guest Charles Boyer is a movie producer, and Charlie wants to be in his pictures.
Driving by a cemetery, Lamont and Margo pick up a strange girl on the road who asks to be taken to her father's shop. Once arriving, they not only find their passenger has disappeared from the back seat, but that she died the night before.
George and Gracie are taking a vacation and have trouble deciding where to go, and when they finally do, George has to deal with Gracie's new filing system in order to pack. Francis Langford will be replacing the Burns and Allen Show for the summer, and stops by for a visit.
Jack Webb stars as a man hired by a museum in the US, to capture and bring back alive the deadliest snake in the world from Venezuela. Transporting the snake by passenger liner, a storm cause the snake to get loose aboard ship and must be recaptured.
Broadcasting from New York, the gang talks about the premier of Jack's picture, "Buck Benny Rides Again" at the Paramount Theater. Jack gets mad when he finds out that Rochester appeared on Fred Allen's program. Jack receives a trophy from "Movie and Radio Guide Magazine" and Don is named Outstanding Radio Announcer.
Phil and Alice, are invited to the sponsor's pool party, but an unwanted Remley shows up too. Remley causes the sponsor's car to roll into the pool, and he and Phil try to get the car out but cause even more trouble.
Guest "Honest Ann Sothern", wants Orson to be her political campaign manager. Ann and Orson sing about her political views in a song titled "Sittin' On The Fence." Fast forward 20 years into the future, and Ann Sothern is the President, and Orson Sothern is the First Gentleman. Orson, with Hans Conried perform a scene from "Romeo and Juliet."
Spies have kidnapped a scientist, but they've accidentally driven him mad with torture while trying to learn his secret formula. The spies then kidnap a psychiatrist hoping he can bring sanity back to the scientist, but instead he uses telepathy to contact the Shadow.
Gildy has been practicing for the Labor Day Golf Tournament against Judge Hooker, but at the last minute the Judge can't play, and Gildy must play against an unwelcome house guest that Marjorie invited.
The gang has arrived in New York for the premier of Jack's Buck Benny movie. Jack is constantly interrupted by a reporter trying to get an interview. Jack refuses to let Dennis date a burlesque dancer all by himself.
A murderer sentenced to the Death House, promises in court that the jury, prosecutor, judge, the governor, and even the Shadow, will be killed, by secretly using his shell-shocked brother as the instrument of his revenge.
Charlie tells Bergen he's become a Chiropodist. Mortimer doesn't want to go to a party he's been invited to, so Bergen tries to help. Lucille Ball is looking for a husband, so Charlie helps Ray Nobel romance her.