The Life of Riley: Riley’s Birthday

November 30th, 2018

Riley thinks that Uncle Baxter is throwing a party at Riley’s home and at Riley’s expense, but not inviting him. So Riley and his new friend, Waldo, set out to “paint the town red” to show their families just who’s the boss.

 

Originally aired on April 2, 1944. This is episode 12 of The Life of Riley.

 

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The Pepsodent Show starring Bob Hope and Guest, Judy Garland

November 28th, 2018

Bob Hope welcomes special guest, Judy Garland.

 

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Picture of Judy Garland, 1938. 

 

Originally aired on March 7, 1939. This is episode 24 of The Pepsodent Show starring Bob Hope.

 

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My Favorite Husband: “Young Matron League Tryouts”

November 26th, 2018

Liz secretly tries out for a role in the Young Matron's League play in an attempt to impress visiting Hollywood director Anatole Brodney.

 

Originally aired on October 2, 1948. This is episode 11 of My Favorite Husband.

  

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The Life of Riley: The Barber Chair

November 23rd, 2018

Riley hopes that Uncle Baxter will rekindle an old flame with a wealthy dowager so he can have Baxter’s room as a den, after the marriage. But is he premature by buying a unique item for his hide-away?

 

Originally aired on March 26, 1944. This is episode 11 of The Life of Riley.

 

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The Pepsodent Show starring Bob Hope and Guests, Lum and Abner

November 21st, 2018

Bob Hope welcomes special guests, Lum and Abner.

 

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Picture of Lum and Abner. 

 

Originally aired on December 27, 1938. This is episode 14 of The Pepsodent Show starring Bob Hope.

 

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My Favorite Husband: “Knitting Baby Booties”

November 19th, 2018

George and his boss mistakenly think that Liz is going to have a baby.

 

Originally aired on September 24, 1948. This is episode 10 of My Favorite Husband.

  

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The Life of Riley: Van Planten Theater, Part 1

November 16th, 2018

Bab’s wants to star in a play, but it cost her $25 for acting lessons. When Riley finds out, he rushes to the theater to get the money back. Things don’t go the way Riley planned, though.

 

Originally aired on February 20, 1944. This is episode 6 of The Life of Riley.

 

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The Pepsodent Show starring Bob Hope and Guests, Dagwood and Blondie

November 14th, 2018

Bob Hope welcomes special guests, Dagwood and Blondie.

  

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Picture of Penny Singleton and Arthur Lake. 

 

Originally aired on December 20, 1938. This is episode 13 of The Pepsodent Show starring Bob Hope.

 

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My Favorite Husband: “Liz and the General”

November 12th, 2018

Liz befriends her eccentric, elderly, neighbor, General Timberlake.

 

Originally aired on September 17, 1948. This is episode 9 of My Favorite Husband.

  

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The Life of Riley: Telephone Story

November 9th, 2018

The Rileys can’t get a phone in their new house because they’re too far down the list, which is long because of the war.  Once again, Uncle Baxter sets up a con to get a phone and Riley pays the price.

 

Originally aired on February 13, 1944. This is episode 5 of The Life of Riley.

 

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