The Jack Benny Program

  • 1964
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Well...it only seems like Benny's beloved sketch series ran 39 years. Actually, it ran for 15, debuting in October 1950 on CBS and running until September 1965 (the last season was on NBC). Before TV, of course, the legendary Benny had been a radio fixture for almost 20 years and had made some movies. His secret? Magnificent timing. That's probably why (more…)

Season 12, Episode 17 Modern Prison Sketch

Mickey Rooney learns that Jack has tricked him into costarring in a sketch about a prison of the future. Waitress: Iris Adrian. Usher: Bob Patten. McGurk: Richard Reeves. Inky: Alan Carney. Mailman: John Monihan. Warden: Robert Burton. Singer: Eddie Cole. Don Wilson is the announcer.

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Well...it only seems like Benny's beloved sketch series ran 39 years. Actually, it ran for 15, debuting in October 1950 on CBS and running until September 1965 (the last season was on NBC). Before TV, of course, the legendary Benny had been a radio fixture… (more)

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